CARVING – Definition, Materials for carving, CARVING

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

THEME: Arts and Crafts

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 9 – 10

DATE:

CLASS: PRIMARY 5                           

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: CARVING

Units:

  • Definition of carving.
  • Materials for carving objects.
  • Types of Carving.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:

  • Mention the uses of calabash;
  • List uses of carved or painted wood;
  • Paint a carved wood or calabash.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers

Entry Behaviour/ Previous Knowledge: the students are familiar with Creating Music Sol-fa Notation Value.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Lagos State Scheme of work
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Cultural and Creative Arts (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet Materials.
  • Edudelight Cultural and Creative Arts for Primary Schools.

WORD FILE:  material, pattern.                        

                                        CONTENT

CARVING

Carving is removing parts from hard material (wood, ivory, stone) to create a desired pattern or shape.

Materials/tools for carving objects

  1. Wood
  2. Mallet
  3. Carving knife
  4. Ivory
  5. Sharpening stone
  6. Wood polish
  7. Wooden base
  8. Chisel
  9. Sand paper

Uses of Calabash

The calabash is a Bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd or long melon.

Bottle gourd is a climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits. It can be used as a bottle, utensil or pipe.

Calabash gourds comes in variety of shapes, either huge or rounded, small, and bottle sharped, or slim and straight.

Calabash was primarily grown to be use as water container.

Uses of Carved/Painted wood

  1. They are used into to beautify our homes and offices.
  2. It can be used as mirror or photo frames for our living room.
  3. It serve as a functional work of arts.
  4. Used as a gift items to people from different cultural background.
  5. Used for tourism.
  6. It is used as flower vase, stools, tables, doors, walking sticks and household utensil.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (Local Architecture design).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic: Carving.
  • He/she explains carving.
  • The teacher leads the pupils to mention the materials for carving.
  • The pupils copy and submit their note for marking.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES:

  • Use carving materials to make a simple carving to depict “child Right”.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

Instruction: Answer the following questions below.

  • Define Carving
  • List ten uses of carved/painted wood.
  • Mention three carving materials.
  • List five uses of the calabash in your environment.

Conclusion:  Teacher summarizes the lesson, gives pupils note to copy, marks and makes corrections where necessary.

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