PRE – VOCATIONAL STUDIES
THEME: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Importance of Income Yielding Crafts (Primary 6)
TOPIC: INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS
1. Types of Crafts
2. Making a Simple Crafts
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor)and be able to:
1. state the types of income yielding crafts.
2. demonstrate how to make some income yield crafts.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
some ready – made crafts for pupils to see and probably learn from;
tools for making crafts.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Home Economics Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links
CONTENT OF THE LESSON/LESSON NOTE
LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION
MEANING OF INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS
Income yielding crafts are craft items that are produced for sales. For example, beads, apron and cap, baskets, bags, pots, artworks, etc.
These craft items are produced with hands and special skills in return exchange for money.
Some of these crafts can be used for decoration of self or the home.
TYPES OF INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS
There are hundreds, if not thousands of different varieties of handicrafts. The following list of crafts is included merely for illustrative purposes.
Appliqué, Crocheting, Embroidery, Felt – making, Knitting, Lace – making, Macramé, Quilting, Tapestry art, Weaving.
Wood – carving, Wood – turning, Cabinet making, Furniture making, lacquerware.
Paper Modelling, Collage, Decoupage, Origami paper folding, Papier mâché.
4. Pottery and Glass Crafts
Ceramics (earthenware, stoneware, porcelain), Mosaic Art, Glass Bead making, Glass Blowing, Glass Etching, (see Stained Glass Art Materials/Methods).
Metalwork involving processes like embossing, repoussé work, engraving, enamelling (types include champlevé, basse taille, cloisonné, plique-à-jour), granulation and filigree decoration. For more, see: Jewellery: History, Techniques.
6. Other Examples of Craftwork
Basket weaving, beer – making, book – binding, doll – making, enamelling, floral design, ikebana, knife – making (cutler), Leatherwork, Metalwork, model – making, tattoo – designing, toy – making.
LESSON TWO – INVITES A PROFESSIONAL CRAFTS MASTER TO DEMONSTRATE HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE CRAFTS.
REVISION AND WEEK 5 LESSON ASSIGNMENT
As stated in performance objectives or produce by the pupils.
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; Brings sewing tools to the class;
2. Demonstrates how to make some income yielding crafts;
Pupil’s Activities – Make crafts as demonstrated by the teacher.
3. Goes round the class and assists the pupils as they make their crafts;
Pupil’s Activities – Pick a craft among those listed and produce.
4. Exhibits products for sale;
Pupil’s Activities – exhibit craft for sales.
5. Grades the products;
Pupil’s Activities – Present the work for grading.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – Revision, Test and Examination.
1. state 3 types of craft with examples.
2. demonstrate and produce a craft with improvise materials.
3. display the crafts for sale.