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Colour (Primary 4)

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME: ARTS AND CRAFTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – DRAWING 

TOPIC – COLOUR 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:

  1. identify colours.
  2. mention different kinds of colour.
  3. state sources of colour in the locality.
  4. state the uses of colour in the community.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned to draw objects from lines.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of poster colour, crayon, drawing book, pencil, leaves, stems, roots and barks of trees, photographs, charts, slides, card board paper, ruler 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. 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Fundamentals of Cultural and Creative Art Book 4
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON ONE

INTRODUCTION – COLOUR 

Colour of something is the surface appearance of particular thing. Surface appearance can be Red, blue, yellow and green colours.

COLOUR IN OUR ENVIRONMENT 

Identification of Colours

Nigerian Flag 

Logo

Fruit

Flower

Colours are available everywhere in our environment.

Mention 5 things that colours of –

  1. Red
  2. Yellow
  3. Green
  4. Blue
  5. Black
  6. White

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON TWO 

TYPES OF COLOUR 

There are three types of colours –

Primary colours

Primary colours are the basic colours. They are natural colours and very common. For example, Red, Blue and Yellow.

Secondary colours

Secondary colours are produced by mixing two primary colours. For example, Orange, Green and Purple.

 

Tertiary colours 

Tertiary colours are produced by mixing primary and secondary colours.

Primary colours + Secondary colours = Tertiary colours 

  1. yellow + orange = yellowish orange
  2. yellow + green = yellowish green
  3. red + orange = reddish orange
  4. red + purple = reddish purple
  5. blue + purple = bluish purple
  6. blue + green = bluish green

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON THREE 

SOURCES OF COLOURS IN THE LOCALITY 

Colour is available everywhere in our environment, in their natural state. Where manufactured colours are not available, we can make different colours by making use of plants, earth, fruits and other natural materials.

Reference – CULTURAL AND CREATIVE Arts 4 for Primary Schools by A K Badaru, C Ndubuisi, G Akinsola, A Abdul, S A Akinsowo, A Oni 

COLOUR WHEEL 

A colour wheel is a group of colours showing relationship between colours in a circle.

Primary colours 

Secondary colours

Tertiary colours 

USES OF COLOUR

  1. It is used to speed visual search – locations.
  2. It is used to improve object recognition – objects.
  3. It is used to enhance meaning – words.
  4. It is used to establish identity – logo.
  5. It is used to show associations – relationship.
  6. It is used to communicate mood – peace or troubled.

 

PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Identifies different colours in our environment.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Name colours.
  4. Introduces the pupils to colour wheel.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – List sources of colours in the locality.
  6. States uses of colour in the locality.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – State uses of colours.
  8. Asks pupils to produce a colour wheel.
  9. Pupil’s Activities – Produce a colour wheel

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Print Making

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

WORKBOOK 

1. Name 3 colours.

A. _____________________________

B. _____________________________

C. _____________________________

2. List 3 sources of colours in the locality.

A. _____________________________

B. _____________________________

C. _____________________________

D. _____________________________

E. _____________________________

3. State 2 uses of colours.

A. _____________________________

B. _____________________________

4. Make an art work using colours.

 

 

 

 

5. Display art work.