Kick off the new school year with lessons from our Back to School 2021 collection to help students express themselves, build relationships, and stay organized.

1. Introduction to Build a Logo to Express Who You Are
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Every person in the world is unique and has their own identity that makes them who they are. In this lesson, you will express some part of what makes “you” unique by designing a visual logo. A logo is a symbol that’s made up of text and images. Logos are often used to help customers identify companies, organizations, or products. You might see signs in your neighborhood or school that have a recognizable logo. As soon as you see it, you know what it is and what it stands for. But logos aren’t just for products or signs.

You can create your own personal logo that reflects your personal experiences and interests and tells a visual story that represents who “you” are.

Then, you can use your personal logo on… Your website, Social media, Your own schoolwork, And in an email signature.

If you ever start your own business or sell items online, you can even use your logo to help your customers recognize you. This lesson uses Google Docs and Google Drawings, but you could apply these skills and concepts in any document or drawing application or even on a piece of paper. As you create your logo, you will: List five words or phrases you would use to describe yourself, Choose one or more shapes for your logo, Add colors to your logo, And add text to your logo.

To work on this lesson, sign into your Google account. Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google.com. If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one.

To begin, open Google Drive. Create a new document and rename it.

Now, it’s your turn: Sign in to your Google account, Open Google Drive, Create a new document, And rename it.

Instructions

  1. Sign in to your Google account.
  2. Open Google Drive.
  3. Create a new document.
  4. Rename it.
Before sharing your work with your teacher, follow these steps to give them access to your file:
  1. Open your file.
  2. Click "Share" in the upper right corner.
  3. Add your teacher's email address.
  4. Give them "Commenter" or "Editor" access
  5. Click "Done"