Elements of Design – Meaning and Basic Elements of Design Primary 4 (Basic 4) Term 2 Week 1 Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA)

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 4

THEME: ARTS AND CRAFTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – 

 

TOPIC – ELEMENTS OF DESIGNS 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introduction

2. Meaning of Elements of Design

3. Basic Elements of Design

4. Importance of Elements of Design

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. give the meaning of elements of designs.

2 list the elements of design.

3 illustrate lines and colours.

4 give one use of each element of design.

5. attempt correctly, mostly of the weekly assessment questions.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOURS

The pupils can draw lines and colour shapes.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Drawing book

 

2. Illustrations and pictures showing design elements and principles

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book –

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON ONE 

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTS OF DESIGN 

Elements of design are the basic qualities that put together to make better and beautiful design.

Every design requires a proper use or application of these elements –

1. Line

2. Colour

3. Form

4 Value

5 Texture

6 Shape

 

BASIC ELEMENTS OF DESIGN

1. LINE 

Lines are distant between points to form shapes.

 

There are different types of lines –

  • straight lines
  • curve lines
  • thin lines
  • thick lines, etc.

 

2. FORM 

Form is how a shape or object looks like.

A shape can be in regular form or irregular form.

 

3. VALUE 

Value is the look of any design.

That’s, how light or dark a shape or design should look.

 

4. COLOUR 

Colour is very important in design.

Colour defined importance, create visual interest and attraction when applied effectively.

 

5. TEXTURE 

Texture refers to the surface quality in a work of art.

 

6. SPACE 

Space is the surface area within, around, above or below an object or objects.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to –

1. explain the concept of elements of designs.

 

2 list 6 basic elements of design.

3. Explain the following –

  • Line
  • Colour
  • Form
  • Value
  • Texture
  • Shape

4. List and draw 4 different types of lines.

5. Draw and colour each of the following –

  • Triangle
  • Circle
  • Square

 

LESSON 2 – IMPORTANCE OF LINE AND COLOUR IN DESIGN 

The elements of design work together to produce a better and beautiful art.

However, the uses of lines and colours have their own unique uses.

 

Uses of Lines 

1. It creates shape and pattern.

2. It creates a good sense of directions.

3. It creates beautiful decorations.

 

Uses of Colour 

1. It is used for creating ideas.

 

2. It is used for expressing messages.

3. It sparks interest.

4. It generates certain emotions.

 

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. Guides pupils to use three lines to draw and colour a shape.

Pupil’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s instructed to drawing and colour a shape. Identify the shape – triangle.

3. Uses the contents of their drawing to introduce and explain the meaning of elements of design. Note – the contents are elements of design – line, colour, form and shape. 

Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the teacher and identify some of the basic elements in triangle.

4. Uses creative and colourful drawing to explain how different elements are put together for making a beautiful design.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of elements of design.

5. Leads the pupils to identify and list other elements of design in charts or pictures.

 

6. Leads a discussion on each of the elements of design.

Pupil’s Activities – List and define each elements of design.

7. Guides pupils state the importance use lines and colours in art.

8. Summarizes each lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson and write as instructed.

 

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

Musical Instruments and Sounds – Foreign Musical Instruments (Primary 4)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. give the meaning of elements of designs.

2 list the elements of design.

3 illustrate lines and colours.

4 give one use of each element of design.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ________ are the basic qualities that put together to make better and beautiful design.

A. Principles of design

B. Elements of design

C. Art of design

 

2. Every design requires a proper use or application of ________.

A. Principles of design

B. Elements of design

C. Art of design

 

3. ________ are distant between points to form a shapes.

A. Lines

B. Value

C. Form

 

4. ________ is how a shape or object looks like.

A. Design

B. Value

C. Form

 

5. ________ can be in regular form or irregular form.

 

A. Design

B. Value

C. Form

 

6. ________ and ________ are types of form in design.

A. regular and irregular forms

B. Formal and informal forms

C. Good and better forms

 

7. ________ is the look of any design.

A. Design

B. Value

C. Form

 

8. ________ defined importance, create visual interest and attraction when applied effectively.

A. Colour

B. Texture

C. Space

 

9. ________ refers to the surface quality in a work of art.

A. Colour

B. Texture

C. Space

 

10. ________ is the surface area within, around, above or below an object or objects.

 

A. Colour

B. Texture

C. Space

 

 

ANSWER KEY 

1. B – Element of Design

2. B – Element of Design

3. A – Lines

4. C – Form

5. C – Form

6. A – regular and irregular forms

7. B – Value

8. A – Colour

9. B – Texture

10. C – Space

 

 

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