These DT proformas can be used and adapted to suit any DT topic. They provide a structure for children to think about the processes and order of the stages when constructing an item. Practice in evaluating procedures is also formatted to think about the positive and negative aspect of what the children have made.
This is a series of resources for learning about non-Chronological reports. It includes, texts for reading and analysis, Charts to aid planning and analysis, notes, labels and poster, and features of NC texts. They can all be adjusted to suit age groups and abilities. Notes can be used by children to practice writing texts, and then they could research and write their own NC report.
These resources will help to start ideas about reading and writing play scripts. They include a planning format for a whole play, a model for beginning a play script from a known text and a poster with the features of a play script and related issues.
Children can have fun with improvisation of a dramatic event, film the scenes and look at it to rehearse and analyze what they will write. Re film and show to present work to others.
This resource is a prompt sheet or a map to encourage use of all Art areas in the Early years. It helps to include the many aspects of Art and give the opportunity for young children to experience a range of medium and media.
This series of lessons has some resources for use over a three or four week period. It includes a mapping document; a four week overview; a three week planning sequence; a powerpoint of Art work produced and some pupils self-assessment remarks... Everything is flexible and is not meant to be a definitive pattern.
It is best if children can work as independently as possible and learn the skills they need, as they themselves see the need.
Mrs. Sides has got to like it....
This contains various activities to support reading and writing narrative texts. The texts can be used to introduce the idea of planing and constructing narratives and to analyse features and concepts used to write a good story.
The best start is to encourage the children to read a broad cross-section of good literature so that they can understand how an author's mind works and the processes they use to make a good story.
This is a working document to highlight and pinpoint what needs to be done , analysed and provided for the Art topics for the Primary school year. What is needed in one area, will also affect other aspects of the provision.
It is helpful to coordinate that whole vision for the immediate future and ensure excellent provision of Art skills and concepts.
This set of resources explores various ideas around Art work reflecting the seasons. It has a Art topic mapping document, a series of two lessons planning sheet, and a powerpoint showing children's work and the idea used in the lessons.
This series of resources is centered on the ability to put forward a cogent and balanced case and be able to argue each point of view, clearly, and come to a conclusion. It has text, planning ideas, suggested vocabulary, connectives chart, scoring matrix and letter. It is very helpful to have lots of verbal practice before trying to produce a hard text. It is also great fun to have 'arguments!'
This unit of work lasted 4 week, or a whole day every week. It includes an overall map of the activities and a set of planning for the four weeks. The power point shows what we did and how it all came together at the end in a large display and a collection of handmade books. This unusual topic title, brought up some good opportunities to talk about tragedy through the Artworks, and the effect of design on the daily lives of us as humans.
This document seeks to extend the subject of Art into the greater and more prominent place in the Primary curriculum, where it belongs. It uses the NC units of work, which are not bad, and includes other aspects of learning. This plan promotes the learning of aspects of Art, so that children can increase involvement, decisions and creativity, which will them impact on the whole range of the learning experience.
This series of resources includes - Overview planning sheet, Sequence of 4 days planning and a power point of work examples. This work can also be linked to William Morris and the influence he had in Victorian taste and design. This project was researched and carried out by two year four classes, but could easily be translated into any age group. We tried to include as many Art skills as possible so that the children could have an enriched experience over the four day project.
This is a set of planning frames, for a variety of biographies about a selection of people from past times. The biography text can be used to analyse, deconstruct or extend, to allow children to recognise the structure and sequence of a biography text.
The planning frame can be used to allow the children to research information using a variety of sources, so that they can them write a biography text.
This set includes a power point of Aztec Art produced by Primary School children. It shows a range of outcomes- weaving, drawing, clay modelling and printing.
There is one planning sheet from a lesson on this topic.
This set of resources include a four week planning sequence and power point of the dioramas that the children made. When all put together they made a vibrate display on a wall, and create an atmosphere evocative of the rainforest environment.