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Rhythm - Principle of Design

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Employability

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 45 minutes each.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Teach the principle of rhythm using an attention-getting introduction, a PowerPoint presentation, and portfolio pages.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Fashion Design Studio
Strand 2 Standard 2

Demonstrate knowledge of the principles (rules) of design. (*STEM: Math, Science)

Career Connections:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator

Explained in the attached lesson plan.

Background For Teachers:
Understanding of the elements of design and their relationship to the principle of rhythm.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Elements of Design and what principles of design are.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will produce portfolio pages to show they know what rhythm is. Other objectives are explained in the lesson plan.

Instructional Procedures:
See the attached lesson plan.



Web Sites

Assessment Plan:
Portfolio pages, rubric is attached under instructional.

Judith Rasband Art in Everyday Dress

Rebecca Parkinson

Created Date :
Sep 10 2005 17:00 PM