AP Photography, AP© Art & Design Focused Year Course: Projects, Timeline, More


This curriculum includes everything you need to teach AP© Photography. Students can submit photography-focused works of art under the AP© Art and Design course.


Unlock your students’ creativity and boost their chances of scoring high on their AP Art & Design Portfolio with this comprehensive high school art pack! This AP Art & Design Studio Art product is geared towards AP photography focused students. It is perfect for high school art teachers looking to provide their students with engaging and challenging assignments that showcase their skills and talents. Whether your students are pursuing AP Art or simply want to build a standout art portfolio, this product is the ultimate resource for achieving success!

This AP ©Art and Design (Advanced Placement or AP Art) bundle pack includes everything you need to help your AP photography students complete the sustained investigation and selected works sections of the AP Art portfolio. This is everything you need to teach every single day of the school year in AP Art and Design, and it has been fully updated to reflect the new AP studio art coursework.

In addition to timelines, handouts, presentations, and more to walk you and your students through sustained investigation and selected works, there are 6 photography-focused projects students create at the beginning of the year to teach them the art-based inquiry process.

Included in this AP Photography bundle pack:


⭐️Spring AP Art Bundle Pack

  • Parent info sheet,
  • Student info sheet
  • AP® Art application
  • Summer assignments
  • Acceptance letter
  • Student/parent agreement form.
  • Summer work

⭐️AP Art Timeline and Supply List

  • Ways to prepare the spring semester before you start your AP® year.
  • Supply list for each project
  • Basic info for 6 photography projects students complete during the fall semester (including descriptions and artist exemplars)
  • Additional tips and guidelines

⭐️AP Art First Day of Class Bundle Pack

  • Syllabus guide
  • Sticker chart
  • Sustained Investigation and Selected Works checklist
  • Yearlong calendar timeline to help guide and keep you and your students organized

⭐️Introduction Information Pack

  • Comparing portfolios PowerPoint
  • What is inquiry-based art making? PowerPoint

⭐️Homework Bundle Pack

  • 22 assignments handouts
  • Teacher instructions
  • Guiding questions handout (to go along with their sustained investigation homework assignments)
  • 7 homework assignments based on guided projects that introduce students to investigation and inquiry-based art.
  • 16 homework assignments to complete during the first and second semesters to get them started and keep them researching, inquiring, investigating, practicing, experimenting, and reflecting for their sustained investigation pieces.
  • Plus 6 bonus sketchbook assignments focusing on general art topics and mediums to push your students to continue developing their techniques.


⭐️6 Advanced Photography Projects – each project includes a lesson plan (including big idea, essential questions, goals, vocabulary, national standards, supply, list, step-by-step instructions, and more.), PowerPoint and PDF of the PowerPoint to help guide the students, artist inspiration sheet, guiding questions sheet, critique reminder and talking point sheet, 2D design artwork checklist, rubric, and self-evaluation sheet.


  • Sustained investigation lesson plan (including big idea, essential questions, goals, vocabulary, national standards, supply, list, step-by-step instructions, and more.)
  • 2D Design sustained investigation Info sheet
  • Drawing sustained investigation Info sheet
  • 3D Design sustained investigation Info sheet
  • 17 Homework assignments for the semester
  • Sustained investigation presentation (with examples)
  • Drawing evaluation sheet
  • 2D Design evaluation sheet
  • Guiding questions handout
  • Self-evaluation sheet
  • Sustained investigation project checklist
  • 2D Design checklist
  • Critique reminders sheet
  • Sustained investigation rubric
  • Sustained investigation timeline and teacher tips
  • AP Art sticker chart
  • 2D Design vs. 3D Design vs. Drawing Portfolios Explanation


  • Selected works lesson plan (including big idea, essential questions, goals, vocabulary, national standards, supply, list, step-by-step instructions, and more.)
  • Selected works PowerPoint (with examples)
  • Selected works checklist
  • Selected works Info Sheet
  • Selected works timeline and tips
  • Submission timeline and guidelines
  • Selected works Rubric
  • AP® Art Exhibit blank invites (in JPEG, PDF, and .DOCX formats)

Although there isn’t an official AP Art photography portfolio, photography students can submit their work under the 2D Design portfolio. This pack focuses on building the skills and preparing students who will primarily use photography in their portfolio.

This AP studio art bundle is EASY to use! Simply follow the lesson plans to understand how to introduce and work through assignments in guided assignments, sustained investigation, and selected works. It includes information on finishing the year to organizing and submitting portfolios.

❤️You will LOVE using this bundle to help your high school art students complete their art portfolios because it provides everything you need to teach and guide students in Ap Art and Design.

AP Studio Art is one of the most rigorous AP courses to take and teach. Give yourself a break and get everything you need already tested and prepared for you here. Focus on guiding your students in their work rather than preparing presentations.

Check out the preview and individual previews for a closer look at this comprehensive AP Art resource!

What teachers are saying…

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This is an amazing bundle package full of great information and lessons.  I was able to jump into teaching an AP class mid-year with this!  Lifesaver. Plan on using it again next year.” – Rebecca A.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I took the plunge and bought the whole bundle, and I am so glad that I did! These resources are all so wonderful. I stayed up for hours looking over them, and was so excited to make plans with them!! Really, really pleased with this bundle, and I look forward to finding more resources from this seller.” – Cassandra B.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I absolutely LOVE this. It’s very well planned out and my students love the projects. When I was giving AP classes I didn’t know where to start. This has helped to give me a great framework to build off of.  I’ve actually recommended it to several other teachers to purchase who were in the same boat.” – Andrea W.

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