An excellent Speaking and Listening and/or Writing exercise that inspires creativity. Its the year 2042 and planet earth has been invaded by a powerful alien force. You are a passenger on a cruise ship, and along with some other passengers vote not to return home. The captain of the ship takes you to uninhabited island. What do you do next? What decisions need to be made? How will you survive?
This web based resource supplies an interactive drag and drop lesson presentation that can be used to steer a class discussion about describing words for the Horror Genre. Discuss the suitability of the adjectives provided to describe Castle Dracula and suggest your own.
A leaf is adapted to absorb light in photosynthesis. Here are two activities to be used on an interactive white board or individual students computers. 1. Can you label the different parts on this cross section diagram of a leaf? 2. Complete the table by matching the parts of a leaf with its adaptation.
List of art techniques for students to try within their work.
When I used this I got the students to select which techniques they wanted to try and which ones they could self study. I then planned skills workshops with smaller groups based on their choices.
This scheme of work is designed to get students thinking about mixed media rather than just presenting photographs. It links with the AO2- refinement of ideas and encourages students to explore mixed media methods of refining ideas.
When I taught this, I incorporated is as a mini project within a larger scheme to develop a wider range of experimentation. The other part of the scheme focused on computer editing and manipulation so the two worked well together to produce a varied body of experiments.
Included to download is:
1)Scheme of work. Week by week plan including homework tasks with resource list and outcome list. Each stage is also given a series of higher order thinking questions to use with students at this stage of the scheme of work to develop their HOT skills.
2) Project powerpoint and student notes sheet
3) Stitching/ Textiles in photography image inspiration powerpoint. This can be printed/ edited to suit. It contains lots of contemporary artists.
4) Project tutorial sheets to fill out when you have 1-2-1 discussions with the students about their ideas. This allows you to track their progress to their target grades and give them individual weekly tasks if they need it.