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Design and Technology Unit 3a Packaging

                                                    This unit is aimed at children in Year 3.

                                                    A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Design and Technology Unit 3a: Packaging.

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

 

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Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for unit 3a packaging

(9 pages)

To use vocabulary involved with this unit

Vocabulary to use during the unit 4 words on each page

Packaging information

 

Information for teachers

A few suggestions about packaging, what to use and how to make packages.

About Packaging

(3 pages)

To relate the way things work to their intended purpose

Answer the given questions by investigating and examining a packet or box.

Packaging

(3 pages)

To relate the way things work to their intended purpose

Answer the given questions by investigating and examining a packet or box. Draw picture, text and net.

My packet

(1 page)

To know how materials and components have been used

Explore a given packet, draw it adding writing etc, answer questions, draw it when taken apart

Comparing packages

(1 page)

To know how materials and components have been used

Answer questions about the 3 packages, is all the packaging necessary etc.

Investigate packages

(1 pages)

To know how the working characteristics of materials relate to the ways materials are used

Draw four different packages. Next to each drawing sketch what you think the net of each package would be.

 Sandwich packaging

(1 page)

To know how the working characteristics of materials relate to the ways materials are used

Carefully split the sandwich packaging into its different parts, describe the parts, answer the questions and give opinions.

Templates- cube and cuboid

 (2 pages)

To know how to measure, mark out, cut, score and assemble the net of a 3D shape

Use these templates first without tabs then let children draw tabs where they think is appropriate

Templates for different nets

 (7 pages)

To know that 3D shapes can be constructed from nets and that the final 3D shape is dependent on the shape of the net

Template A4 size to practise making different shapes of packaging. Use different materials to make the packaging. Use pictures and writing.

Template for a carrier bag

(2 pages)

To learn how to measure, mark out, cut, score and assemble the net of a 3D shape

Use the template and follow instructions to make a carrier bag

Packaging for a mug

(1 page)

To learn how to measure, mark out, cut, score and assemble the net of a 3D shape

Make the package for a mug to fit in. Decorate appropriately according to its given use

Graphics on the package

(1 page)

To learn how to create different styles of writing for a purpose

Write the words; draw the picture of their package. Answer questions on graphics. Do own graphics font, colour size on computer

Designing a package

 (1 page)

To generate ideas for an item of packaging,

To evaluate design ideas as they develop, and indicate ways of improving their ideas

Design and make a package for given project. Say what is needed. Draw and label design,. Plan and evaluate

Designing a packet

 (2 pages)

To create a package for a given purpose

To evaluate design ideas as they develop, and indicate ways of improving their ideas

Design a packet for the given purpose and evaluate using the criteria given

 

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