# Methods of Modeling Objects with Clay Plastering Primary 3 (Basic 3) Term 2 Week 5 Cultural and Creative Arts

### CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

SECOND TERM

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 3

THEME: ARTS AND CRAFTS

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### TOPIC – MODELING WITH CLAY PLASTERING

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Clay Modelling

3. Materials for Clay Modelling

4. Methods of Modeling Objects with Clay

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

### PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. describe what clay is.

2. mention the methods of modelling with clay.

3. demonstrate the different methods of modelling to mould objects like cup, pot, animal, etc. with clay.

### ENTRY BEHAVIOURS

The pupils can identify and describe objects make with clay.

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of clay plaster, wooden boards, spatula, blunt, knife, string, water and mould.

### 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

### LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION

Moulding is the process of making objects using soft clay and paper Mache. The moulding of objects using clay, it is called modelling clay.

A clay is a piece of rocks that is soft when it is wet and hard when it is dry. Clay is the finest grained of rock that can be shaped and baked for moulding a pot and brick.

Clay is used for modelling objects, building bricks and houses.

MEANING OF MODELING CLAY (WHAT IS MODELING CLAY)

Modelling clay is the process of making objects using clay soil.

MATERIALS FOR MAKING CLAY OBJECTS

The following are materials needed to make objects with clay,

1. Clay plaster

2. Wooden boards

3. Spatula

4. Blunt knife

5. String

6. Water

7. Mould

### LESSON 2 – METHODS OF MODELING CLAY OBJECTS

There are three (3) methods of modelling clay objects, namely –

1. Pinching method

2. Coiling method

3. Slab Method

PINCHING METHODS

Pinching method is the method of using free hand, pressing clay with thumb to make and shape objects.

COILING METHOD

Coiling method is the method of using containers or vessels and other tools to make and shape objects.

SLAB METHOD

Slab method is the method of moulding ceramic sculptures from flat slabs of clay. Examples of modelled objects obtained by using this method are ashtrays, tiles, cups, etc.

LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

### 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. Teacher organizes the pupils in groups depending on the size of the class.

3. Teacher displays different modelling clay objects.

4. Teacher allows the pupils as groups to identify, examine and describe modelling clay objects.

Pupils Activities – The pupils identify modelling clay objects and describe as object made by clay soil.

5. Teacher uses the samples and the pupil’s relevant responses to introduce the lesson – Modelling Clay Objects

6. Teacher uses the objects to lead a class discuss on the meaning of modelling and modelling clay objects.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils pay attention to the lesson introduction to in order explain the meaning of modelling and modelling clay objects.

7. Teacher displays all necessary materials needed for modelling clay objects for the pupils to identify.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils identify each of material for modelling clay objects.

8. Teacher states the steps of modelling clay objects. Also uses the Yoruba folksong – amọ̀kòkò to lead and guide the pupils as groups to make clay objects.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils sing the song (amọ̀kòkò) as they follow the teacher leads.

9. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board using appropriate lesson evaluation.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils participate actively the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to most of the questions 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.

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### LESSON EVALUATION

1. describe what clay is.

2. mention 3 methods of modelling with clay.

3. demonstrate one method of modelling to mould objects like cup, pot, animal, etc. with clay.

### WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. _______ is the process of making objects using soft clay and paper Mache.

A. Modelling

B. Building

C. Melting

2. The moulding of objects using clay, it is called _______.

A. paper mache

B. soft clay

C. pottery

3. _______ is a piece of rocks that is soft when it is wet and hard when it is dry.

A. Clay

4. Clay is the finest grained of rock that can be shaped and baked for moulding a pot and brick.

A. Yes, it’s true.

B. No, it’s not true.

C. I’m not sure

5. _______ is used for modelling objects, building bricks and houses.

A. Sandy soil

B. Loamy soil

C. Clay soil

6. Modelling clay is the process of making objects using _______.

A. Sandy soil

B. Loamy soil

C. Clay soil

7. _______ is the method of using free hand, pressing clay with thumb to make and shape objects.

A. Coiling method

B. Slab method

C. Pinching method

8. _______ is the method of using containers or vessels and other tools to make and shape objects.

A. Slab method

B. Coiling method

C. Pinching method

9. _______  is the method of moulding ceramic sculptures from flat slabs of clay. Examples of modelled objects obtained by using this method are ashtrays, tiles, cups, etc.

A. Pinching method

B. Slab method

C. Coiling method

10. What is the different between paper mache and pottery?

A. Paper mache are objects made with soft paper.

B. Pottery are objects made with soft clay.

C. Both