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# Shape Construction with Paper, Wood or Metal (Primary 4)

BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME – UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY

PREVIOUS LESSON –

TOPIC – SHAPE CONSTRUCTION WITH PAPER, WOOD OR METAL

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Shape Construction

2. Materials used for Shape Construction

3. Cutting Tools used in Shape Construction

4. Methods of Shape Construction

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. state the meaning of shape construction.

2. list materials used for shape construction

3. identify and state tools used in shape constructions.

4. fold and bend metal or cardboard to form an object.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Making cube, cuboid, house, car, aeroplane with papers.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Chisel

2. Snips

3. Scissors

4. Pliers

5. Hammer

6. Mallets

7. Cardboard

8. Sheet of metal

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

Relevant link – Shape Construction with Paper – ASEI PDSI METHOD (Primary 4)

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF SHAPE CONSTRUCTION

Shapes can be flat and 2-dimensional, like a rectangle or a triangle. However, shape construction is the making of different 3-dimensional shapes such as cylinder, cone, funnel, box, etc. using paper. Materials can be reshaped. There are different methods used in shape construction such as: folding and bending. The various materials used in shape construction will determine the type of method that will be used.

MATERIALS USED FOR SHAPE CONSTRUCTION

Materials that could be used for construction are:

1. Paper

2. Wood

3. Metal.

Other materials in shape construction are cutting tools are scissors, cardboard, glue or gum, brush, plier, sellotape, clip and nails or pins.

LESSON TWO – CUTTING TOOLS USED IN SHAPE CONSTRUCTION

Some of the cutting tools are:

1. Scissors

2. Plier

3. Chisel

4. Saw

5. Knife

6. Snips

SHAPE CONSTRUCTION METHODS

There are different methods used in shape construction such as:

1. folding

2. bending.

Teacher’s remark – The various materials used in shape construction will determine the type of method that will be used. Demonstrate materials that be fold or bend.

LESSON THREE – WEEKLY ASSESSMENTS

As stated in the performance objectives or lesson evaluation.

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. Discusses and defines shape construction.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussion.

3. Displays materials used for cutting in shape construction.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe the materials and cutting tools displays.

4. Demonstrates how objects can be formed by folding and bending:

• cylinder
• cone
• box
• funnel.

Pupil’s Activities – Watch the demonstration of how to construct shapes. And construct shapes using cardboard.

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:

state what shape construction means.

1. ______________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

list three (3) tools and materials used in shape construction.

2. ________________________________________________________

3. _________________________________________________________

4. _________________________________________________________

use cardboard sheet to construct a cylinder, cone and box.