CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS (JSS 1)
TOPIC – INTRODUCTION TO ARTS: HISTORY, ORIGIN AND TYPES
2. Definition of Arts
3. History/Origin of Arts
3. Categories/Types of Arts
By the end of the lesson, most of the students should have attained the following objectives –
1. define arts.
2. trace the history and origin of arts.
3. identify the types of arts.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
2. Printed materials
3. Book covers
4. Sample of art works
5. Slides, charts, calendar, 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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. National Curriculum for SSS Classes
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Art is a a visual and non visual presentation of feelings (thoughts) or imagination through drawing, painting, music, drama, literature, dance, etc.
Art is the ability to create something beautiful for our use.
HISTORY AND ORIGIN OF ARTS
Art originated from the attempt of man to create from his ideas, items he can use to make life easier and comfortable for himself, his family and community.
The origin of art dates back to the old stone – age when early men used their creativity to produce simple farm implements or tools like cutlasses, hoes and spears. These assisted them in their daily activities of hunting and gathering of crops for their families.
The early men started the art of painting when they documented their hunting experiences on the walls of caves. They also made use of colours from soil and plants to create designs and drawings on the walls of their caves.
CATEGORIES /TYPES OF ARTS
1. TEXTILE DESIGN
Textile is the art of making and designing of clothes. We use flowers and plants to make beautiful patterns on clothes.
2. CERAMICS DESIGN
Ceramics is also called pottery. It is the art of moulding with clay. We mould plates, tea cups, saucer and pots from clay.
3. GRAPHICS DESIGN
Graphics is the art of drawing and designing of objects on the paper or in a computer. Examples are birthday card or calendar.
Sculpture is the art of making beautiful using wood, clay, metal, stone, etc. Examples are baskets, chairs, tables, pots, images, etc.
Painting is the art of colouring. It is applying color to an object.
6. Aesthetics (Beautification and Decoration)
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 students some questions; then, the teacher –
2. Discusses the definition of Art.
Student’s Activities – Participate in discussion of the definition of Art.
2. Explains the History/Origin of Art.
Student’s Activities – Listen to the explanations of the History/Origin of Art.
3. Discusses the Types of Arts.
Student’s Activities – Participate in the discussion of types of Arts.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Student’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask students to:
1. define art.
2. explain history and origin of art.
3. mention the types of art in the society.