# Meaning (Types) and Uses of Lines (Primary 3)

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

FIRST TERM

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 3

THEME – CRAFTS

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Clef and Stave – Drawing of Clef and Stave (Primary 3)

TOPIC – LINES

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning (Types) of Lines

3. Uses of Lines

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. identify different types of lines.

2. draw different types of lines as identified.

3. use line for simple design.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Lines

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Pictures

Books

Ruler

Pencil

Paper

Cardboard sheets

Samples of line decorations

Eraser

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.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTORY QUESTION

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks the pupils to draw the following lines –

1. Straight line

2. Curve line

3. Multiplication sign

5. Division sign

6. Subtraction sign

Teacher’s remark – lines can be a straight, curved or dotted lines. They can used to draw objects or shapes as you drawn in mathematical signs. There are different types of lines and they will be discussed as follows.

MEANING OF LINES

A line is thin or think straight or curved mark made by marking materials like pen, pencil, etc.

A Line drawing or line art is any image or object that made of straight or curved lines.

TYPES OF LINES

Vertical lines

These are straight lines that move up and down without any slant.

Horizontal lines

These are straight lines that are parallel to the horizon.

Diagonal lines

These are straight thin or thick lines that slant.

Zigzag lines

These are straight thin or thick lines made from a combination of diagonal lines.

Curved lines

These are thin or thick lines that change direction gradually.

Dotted lines

Dash lines

Pupil’s Activities – Draw Different Types of Lines

LESSON TWO – DESIGN OBJECTS WITH LINES

Lines are used to form objects or designs. Look at the drawings below. The objects are formed with the combination of lines. Colour them.

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Leads and guides the pupils to use different types of lines to produce designs like –

1. Triangle

2. Circle

3. National Flag

4. Star

5. House

USES OF LINES

1. It is used to indicate a part.

2. It is used show direction.

3. It is used as a symbol.

4. It is used as a plan.

5. It is used to make a sketch.

6. It is used to mark out.

7. It is used to cut out a part.

8. It is used as measurement.

9. It is used for shading.

10. It is used for making patterns and designs.

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. Explains different types of lines with the aid of diagrams.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify different types of lines with the aid of diagrams.

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Draw different types of lines.

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

Pupils to:

1. identify different types of lines.

2. draw different types of lines as identified.

3. use line for simple design.