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```					Course: 01.466          Floral Design and Management
Unit 10: Triangular Arrangements

Lesson 4:                         Asymmetric Triangle Design
QCC:.................................................................................. 450, 455, 458, 459, 461

Objective:
Design and construct an asymmetric triangle arrangement.

Teaching Time:
3 hours

References:
Griner, Charles. Floriculture Designing and Merchandising. Delmar Publishers, Inc.
Albany, NY. Current Edition
Anderson, Gary. Floral Design & Marketing. Ohio Agricultural Education Curriculum
Materials Service, Columbus, OH. Current Edition

Materials and Equipment:
Photo file
Containers and oasis
Knife and stem cutters
Variety of fresh flowers and foliage
Handout 10.4.1
Powerpoint: Under Horticulture on Disc 4
Constructing an Asymmetrical Triangle Arrangement

Course: 01.466 Floral Design and Management            Unit 10, Lesson 4
Revised August 1999                                               1
Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum

TEACHING PROCEDURE

Introduction and Mental Set
Involve the students in a brief discussion of the use of asymmetric triangle
arrangements, including appropriate occasions and locations.

Discussion

1.    Discuss the proper shape and dimensions of asymmetric triangle
arrangements. Identify the proper placement of the focal point.
Study and evaluate examples from the photo file.

2.    Step-by-step procedure for performing skill

Step                  Key Points                 Standards
Select container                                  appropriate size and
shape
Cut and soak
oasis
Prepare container       tape in oasis
fill with water
Establish               place flowers to          - tallest flower to
boundaries              form three corners        rear, leaning back
2 times the size of      slightly - side flowers
the container             are horizontal

Develop focal                                     low, centered
point
Fill in with flowers                              - evenly spaced
- faced
Fill in with foliage                              - no oasis showing
- back is finished

3.    Setting the standard

Course: 01.466 Floral Design and Management      Unit 10, Lesson 4
Revised August 1999                                         2
Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum

Teacher demonstrates making an asymmetric triangle, reviewing
steps while making it.

4.     Students perform skill
Students make an asymmetrical triangle arrangement, critiquing own
work with teacher guidance.

5.     Practice to standard
Students correct problems with arrangement and complete it.

SUMMARY

Review use of asymmetrical triangle arrangement and technique for
making it; use arrangements to fill orders where possible.

Evaluation

Use check sheet to evaluate arrangements.

Course: 01.466 Floral Design and Management   Unit 10, Lesson 4
Revised August 1999                                       3
Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum

10.4.1

Evaluation Check Sheet
Triangle Arrangements

Name_______________________ Arrangement__________________

Criteria                           Possible       Points
Points         Earned
arrangement is proper shape                               15
arrangement is proper size                                15
shape is well-defined                                     10
focal point is in correct place                           10
focal point is well-developed                              5
stems are stripped where necessary                         5
stems are placed firmly in oasis                           5
flowers faced well                                         5
arrangement is well-balanced                               5
oasis is not showing                                       5
back of arrangement is finished                            5
flowers spaced evenly; not crowded                         5
color is used well                                         5
arrangement is aesthetically appealing                     5
Total                                                    100

Course: 01.466 Floral Design and Management      Unit 10, Lesson 4
Revised August 1999                                         4

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