Art – Meaning, Origin and Uses of Art Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Cultural and Creative Arts

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

FIRST TERM

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 5 

THEME: ARTS AND CRAFTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON –Third Term Cultural and Creative Arts Plan Lesson Notes for Primary 4 (Basic 4)

 

TOPIC – ARTS

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning of Art

2. Uses of Art

3. Origin of Art

4. Branches of Art

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. explain the meaning

2. uses and origin of Arts;

3. name some Nigerian Art works;

4. name the branches of Art.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can identify different art works.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Illustration of Art Works, Printed materials, Books, Old calendars, Photographs, Charts, Works of Art, Cardboard, Pencil

 

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 – Fundamentals of Cultural and Creative Art Book 4

All Relevant Material

Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION

Art is a a visual and non visual presentation of feelings (thoughts) or imagination through drawing, painting, music, drama, literature, dance, etc.

 

MEANING OF ARTS 

Art is the ability to create something beautiful for our use.

 

ORIGIN OF ART 

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.

 

Reference – CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

for Primary Schools 4

A K Badaru, C Ndubuisi, G Akinsola, A Abdul, S A Akinsowo, A Oni. 

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTION

Art is the ability to create something beautiful for our use.

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.

 

USES OF ART

Art is created serve many purposes, among these are:

1. It is used for communication.

2. It is used for expressing one’s feelings.

3. It is used for decoration and beautification.

4. It is used for commemoration.

 

5. It is used for keeping records of important events, history and culture.

6. It used used for worship and ritual.

 

NIGERIAN ART WORKS

1. Weaving

2. Brass works

3. Pottery

4. Carving

5. Leather work

 

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. Displays sample or chart showing different art design.

3. Lets pupils identify each of the art.

4. Uses the chart to introduce and explain the meaning of art.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and listen to the teacher’s explanation.

3. Discuss the the origin of art.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the meaning and origin of Art.

4. States the uses of Art.

Pupil’s Activities – Name some uses of Art.

5. Names some Nigerian works of Arts.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Mention some Nigerian works of Arts.

6. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy 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.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupils to – 

1. State the meaning of Art

2. Describe the origin of Arts.

3. List 5 the uses of Art.

4. Name 5 Nigerian works of Art.

 

 

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