Docstoc

medium term planning

Document Sample
medium term planning Powered By Docstoc
					Medium Term Planning
Subject: Art / Design Technology                                          Term/No. of weeks 6
Time allocation 6 weeks (12 hours)
Key Learning Objectives
Art and Design ‘Take a seat’ objectives
    To collect visual and other information from a range of sources including the work of other artists and ICT
    To identify features / types of chairs
    To match ideas to the purpose of the design
    Communicate ideas about a chair imaginatively
    To explore and develop ideas for a design
    To experiment with materials and techniques to construct a model chair, adapting and improving as necessary
    To identify the success of a design and comment on its appeal, interest and suggest improvements
Design Technology objectives also met through this project
    To generate ideas for a produce by considering the audience and purpose for the design
    To develop ideas and plan what to do, suggesting a sequence of actions and suggesting alternatives
    Select and use appropriate tools and techniques
    Measure, mark out, cut and shape a range of materials, assemble, join and combine components and materials
     accurately
    Use finishing techniques to strengthen and improve the appearance of a product
 Recognise that the quality of the product depends on how well it is made and how well it meets its intended purpose.
Week                                               Activities                                            Resources

1              Discuss chairs in common use in different places.                                    Selection of
               Look at pictures showing chairs eg. The Chair by Vincent Van Gogh and                interesting chairs from
                artwork in the Artwork Gallery. Discuss.                                             home / school / other
               Look at chairs in school and/or in the Photo Gallery, discuss their materials        sources to begin a
                and function. Complete Who, What, Where, Why, How? worksheet.                        class gallery.
               Use 'What is a chair?' interactive with its quiz to introduce the nature of chairs   The Chair by Vincent
                and design influences.                                                               Van Gogh
               Encourage children to bring in interesting (miniature) chairs from home to add       Bedford Bytes
                to class gallery. NB: The chairs from the class gallery can be sketched at any       website
                time as an extension task for quicker workers using a variety of different media.
2              Children use Photo Gallery to retrieve individual pictures of chairs.                Optional: ICT suite
               Children download these pictures to put into an imagined Room Setting                Bedford Bytes
                considering purpose and function of chair.                                           website
               NB: Alternatively these pictures could be downloaded and printed out                 Paper and sketching
                beforehand for pupils to use.                                                        pencils / crayons
3              Visit to Cecil Higgins Art Gallery to view chairs in historical context.             Cecil Higgins Art
               Children to choose favourite chair / chairs to sketch in sketchbook noting           Gallery visit
                materials and colours and labelling accordingly.                                     Sketch books/ pencils
4              Use 'Chair Details' interactive to explore the Gallery’s chairs and consider         Optional: ICT suite
                details of design.                                                                   Bedford Bytes
               Working individually children design a chair for a special occasion or an            website
                interesting character reflecting that person’s character eg, Headteacher, an         Sketchbooks or
                event, storybook character.                                                          design sheets from
               Children need to discuss and consider suitable materials to use.                     website.
               Develop initial ideas in sketchbooks or in the Design Booklet.
5            Making                                                                                  Boxes, cardboard
               Children produce scaled down models of chairs from designs                           tubes, paper, egg
               Children make frame of chairs out of card, reclaimed materials.                      boxes and other
               Children use material of choice to cover their chair frame (eg. art-roc, fabric,     suitable reclaimed
                tissue), leave to dry.                                                               materials
               Children paint / use finishing techniques of choice to complete their chair.         Card, Glue
                                                                                                     Masking tape
             NB: This lesson will need to be split into 2 x 1 hour sessions to allow materials to    Art-roc, Fabric
             dry or set.                                                                             Paint mixed with glue
6               Review the chairs made as a class and how successful they are.                      Original designs
                Complete personal evaluation identifying strengths and improvements,                Finished chairs
                 comparing ideas, methods and approaches using the Evaluation Sheet in the           Design Booklet from
                 Design Booklet                                                                      Bedford Bytes
                The finished models can be photographed using a digital camera,                     website.
                 downloaded into Word for the children to write about. A microphone can also         Digital camera /
                 be used to record children’s comments about their chairs into this document.        microphone /
                                                                                                     appropriate word
                                                                                                     processing
                                                                                                     document.
Assessment:
Can they collect visual and other information?
Can they communicate their ideas about a chair?
Did they use appropriate materials and techniques to construct a model chair?
Can they identify similarities and differences in their own and others work?
Can they adapt and improve their work according to its purpose?

SEN:
Support if required by adults and peers, encourage improvements within own capabilities

NB: All ICT resources and activities in bold can be found on the Bedford Bytes website. Underlining indicates a hyperlink
to the resource online. Other ICT-related activities are in italics.

Important note about detailed lesson plans: If following the 6 week plan lessons 2,5,6,8 are omitted from the
detailed lesson plans and lessons 9-11 are condensed into 2 sessions. The detailed plans otherwise remain the
same apart from moving the option of using the Chair Details interactive from Lesson 5 to Lesson 7.

				
DOCUMENT INFO