Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.
CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
THEME: ARTS AND CRAFTS
PREVIOUS LESSON – LINES
TOPIC – SHAPES
- By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
- explain the meaning of shapes;
- mention types of shapes;
- draw lines and shapes;
- make decorative designs with shapes.
- The pupils are required to already have learned to draw objects from lines.
- The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Cardboard sheets
- Samples of line decorations
- Chalk board, etc.
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Fundamentals of Cultural and Creative Art Book 4
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
INTRODUCTION – SHAPES
A shape is an element of art. Shapes are formed or created when lines are combined. For example, a line is used to create a circle. Three lines are used to create different types of triangle and so on.
TYPES OF SHAPES
There are three types of shapes
- Geometric shapes – These are regular shapes that are easily recognized as shapes. Examples are circles, squares, triangles, etc. They are man-made shapes.
- Natural/Organic shapes – These are irregular shapes found in nature or organic. Example are leaves, rock, and clouds. They are curves, uneven and are from natural world like plants and animals.
- Abstract shapes – These shapes are not real but have recognisable form. A good example of abstract shape is an icon in computer systems.
MAKE PATTERNS USING COMBINATION OF LINES AND SHAPES
Line and shape are two elements in art that are mostly used together.
DRAWING OF DIFFERENT LINES AND SHAPES
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Explains the meaning of shapes and features of different shapes;
- Pupil’s Activities – Observe as teacher demonstrates.
- States types of shapes;
- Displays objects made from shapes;
- Draws different shapes.
- Pupil’s Activities – Draw different shapes.
- Demonstrates how shapes can be combined to create patterns;
- Pupil’s Activities – Create patterns using shapes.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson – Colours
1. Name 3 types of shapes.
2. List 5 some shapes.
3. Draw some shape.
4. Arrange lines shapes to form patterns.
5. Display work.