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The Whale (KS2, Fiction) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

The Whale (KS2, Fiction) - creative ideas for planning discussion, writing and art

This resource contains ideas for creative literacy planning for the intriguing picture book 'The Whale' by Ethan and Vita Murrow. Suitable for Key Stage 2. It contains tried and tested ideas for: - engaging your class in vibrant discussion - applying their ideas to a piece of imaginative and creative writing - illuminating their work with innovative artwork This 'Have you Tried?' resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. Story synopsis: Two young explorers go to sea to solve the mystery of the great whale hoax 50 years before. Beautifully illustrated, their amazing discovery brings to light questions of destiny, coincidence and fate. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk

By articulate_education

A Level Art essay - a good example to show

A Level Art essay - a good example to show

A nicely constructed essay on "Structures and Abstraction" to show students beginning the written element of their personal Investigation with a good mix of research and gallery visits to inform the personal response. The student uses quotation well to set up opportunities to comment and develop ideas further, supported by examples of their own work. Also includes the student's own photos of work seen in galleries such as the Mondrian on this cover image.

By ArtThinking

Year 1- Art Arc!

Year 1- Art Arc!

Lesson planning and resources for the units: Materials and Sculptures, Self Portraits and The Arctic.

By kep1987

Photography Careers Guide

Photography Careers Guide

This PowerPoint covers lots of different aspects of photography careers, from types of jobs to portfolios to potential wages. Clear information with some diagrams and visuals to support further. suitable for GCSE and A-level students.

By ArtAndPhotography

Photograph Analysis Table

Photograph Analysis Table

This table structures the analysis of an individual photograph through the use of various prompt questions and scaffolds. Ideal for A-level students, and for pushing GCSE students to work at a higher level.

By ArtAndPhotography

How to experiment in photography

How to experiment in photography

A visual flow diagram for students to use to help them structure their experiments with links to photographers. It clarifies how to use photographers to inspire their experiments, with a focus on supporting them with refining their ideas to get the best marks in AO2. Written for GCSE but I've also used it with A-level, early on in the course with students that are new to the subject.

By ArtAndPhotography

AO1 - How to analyse a photographer

AO1 - How to analyse a photographer

A clear presentation that encourages students to be analytical to support their marks in AO1 when discussing the work of a photographer. Lots of prompt questions to help them structure their written analysis and to help them take inspiration from the artist. I wrote it for A-level but have also used it with GCSE Photography students to encourage a higher standard of work.

By ArtAndPhotography

Ancient Benin Study: Create a Thumb Piano

Ancient Benin Study: Create a Thumb Piano

This resource is designed for children to investigate Ancient Benin and learn about instruments from modern Nigeria. Children will use their new knowledge about instruments from this region of Africa before designing their own using different types of diagrams outlined in the National Curriculum of England's DT expectations (annotated diagram, cross-sectional diagram, exploded diagram). Children will then make and evaluate their instrument. Resources are structured around the 2017 Interim Teaching Framework for end of Key Stage 2 Expectations (Focus on Years 5 and 6 from the curriculum objectives as well). The pack includes differentiated sheets should they be used in lower Key Stage 2 or for children less able in reading and writing. What's Included: - Curriculum Links - Handouts **Link also included to digital file for editing and sharing on learning platforms such as Google Classroom and Seesaw.

By erinbrasington

Shapes Cutting Practice

Shapes Cutting Practice

I use this sheet on the first day of school for little kids like Reception or Year 1. It's a great way to gain insight on their motor skills. Students simply colour in the shapes, cut them out and then stick them into their sketchbooks. They can even label the shapes, or try to redraw the shapes. This way you can see how well they're writing and recognising their shapes. For more First Day activities and lessons visit FeedingStickFigures.com

By Feeding_Stick_Figures