# of sessions: 3-4
Art Resources: Shahnmeh of Baysunqur, My Persian Tale handout, teacher product and visual aide.
Art Materials: one 11”x14” sheet of white paper per student, pencils, erasers, texture mats, black permanent markers, rulers, markers, and crayons.
Objectives- Student will:
-create a drawing in the style of Persian Illuminated Manuscripts.
-create a drawing using pencils, markers, and crayons.
-learn about eastern architecture.
-create an architectural landscape.
-experiment with different textures
Relation to life/Why this is important: This lesson is a combination of architecture, illustration, drawing skills, and art history.
Interdisciplinary Connections: Social Studies, Math
Vocabulary: Persia, Illuminated Manuscripts, Architecture, Space, Texture
Day 1: Teacher will introduce Shahnmeh of Baysunqur. Teacher will discuss the vocabulary and major points of style in Persian Illuminated Manuscripts. Teacher will pass out Persian Style packet and discuss with class. Teacher will demonstrate how to set up the landscape and architecture using rulers. Student will brainstorm a story for at least two characters in their drawing. Student will draw on 11”x14” white paper his/her landscape, architecture and characters in Persian style.
Day 2: Student will review Shahnmeh of Baysunqur, vocabulary and teacher product/visual aide. Student will trace drawing in black permanent marker. Student will begin coloring with marker the details of the landscape, architecture, and characters.
Day 3: Student will review Shahnmeh of Baysunqur ,vocabulary and teacher product/visual aide. Student will finish coloring the details of his drawing. Student will add pattern and texture to the landscape and architecture using crayons and texture mats.
Day 4: Student will review Shahnmeh of Baysunqur ,vocabulary and teacher product/visual aide. Student will complete his drawing and write the story for his picture his My Persian Tale handout.