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Presentation Techniques Board

Main Core Tie

Interior Design 1
Strand 1 Standard 1

Time Frame

2 class periods of 60 minutes each

Group Size


Life Skills





This lesson provides students with an opportunity to review and practice previously learned skills in picture and sample mounting, labeling and display board creation.


For this lesson you will need the following supplies:

  • Presentation Techniques Board assignment sheets (one per student)
  • 12 x 16 mat boards (you can generally buy scraps cut to this size at your local framing store)
  • exacto knives
  • foam core
  • interior samples--paint chips, flooring, fabric, etc...
  • interior magazines
  • black fine tip markers
  • example board

    Background for Teachers

    All that you need to know is what you taught to your students initially about presentation, lettering and mounting. Stick to the same guidelines that you used before.

    Student Prior Knowledge

    Students should have had some type of experience working on presentation boards before this assignment. This assignment should be used in an Interior Design II level class. It is a review of previously learned techniques in an Interior Design I level class.

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    After completing this lesson, students should have a firm grasp on how to create a professional presentation board using a variety of techniques.

    Instructional Procedures

    Hand out the assignment sheets to the students and read over the instructions as a class. Show students an example board created specifically for this assignment. Review the different mounts that they can use for their samples and pictures. Review block lettering rules as well. Show students where the interior samples that hey can use are located and lay out the mat boards for students to choose from.

    Assessment Plan

    Refer to the attached assignment sheet for the grading breakdown.

Created: 04/30/2004
Updated: 02/05/2018