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Art Unit 3b–Investigating pattern. 

                                              This unit is aimed at children in Year 3.

                                              A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Art Unit 3b : Investigating pattern.

                                              For a complete list of what's included see the table below.

 

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for Art Unit 3b

(6 pages)

Vocabulary to be used during the unit

4 words on each of 6 pages of vocabulary used during this unit.

Patterns in the environment

 (12 slides)

To compare ideas, methods and approaches in others’ work

What is the pattern – on each slide is a picture of things around us – for discussion

Investigating patterns – multicultural sources

(9 pages)

To compare ideas, methods and approaches in others’ work

Look at the pictures and answer the questions

to describe different ways that patterns are

made. Identify materials and techniques

Investigating patterns – artists work

(9 pages)

To compare ideas, methods and approaches in others’ work

Look at the pictures and answer the questions

To describe different ways that patterns are

made. Identify materials and techniques

Tessellations

(1 page)

To combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes and to match these qualities to the purpose of the work

Instructions to tessellate and finish with a picture.

Make a tessellation

(2 pages)

To combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes and to match these qualities to the purpose of the work

How to tessellate a pattern on squares.

Tessellate the lizard - easier

 (1 page)

To combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes and to match these qualities to the purpose of the work

Explore ways of making and creating own patterns. Follow the instructions and make own tessellation pattern of a lizard.

 

A lizard to tessellate

 (1 page)

To combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes and to match these qualities to the purpose of the work

Explore ways of making and creating own patterns. Follow the instructions and make own tessellation pattern of a lizard.

 

Experiment with patterns

(2 pages)

To combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes and to match these qualities to the purpose of the work

Make patterns by measuring, cutting and arranging paper shapes. (Two stages)

 

Rotating shapes

(2 pages)

To combine visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes and to match these qualities to the purpose of the work

Follow instructions to make a rotating pattern

Make your own stencil

(3 pages)

To apply their experience of

materials and processes, developing

their control of tools and techniques

Instructions to make simple stencil. Use stencil and rotate. Use stencils on paper and fabric.

Make a stencil print

(1 page)

To apply their experience of

materials and processes, developing

their control of tools and techniques

Simple instructions to make a stencil print. Answer the questions.

Block printing

(1 page)

To apply their experience of

materials and processes, developing

their control of tools and techniques

Follow instructions for block printing onto fabric

Making prints

(2 pages)

To apply their experience of

materials and processes, developing

their control of tools and techniques

A few ideas what to use to make or find easy block prints

Evaluation sheet

 (1 page)

To adapt their work according to their views and describe how they might develop it further

Give an evaluation of the work they have done

 

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