CLASS: PRIMARY 4
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SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
TOPIC: Meaning and Definition of Arts
At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:
TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS
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Meaning of Arts
Arts is the use of our internal skills to create beautiful things. The following skills form of skills are acting, singing, photography, dancing, drawing, etc.
Art is a way human can express their thoughts and mind using creative paintings, ceramic pieces or sculptural pieces.
Origin of arts
Ancient arts are stone carving, rock painting, pottery. It started from the early days of the cave men. These came men use animal blood and various earth colours on the rocks. Ancient people used drawing to communicate with one another like in ancient Egypt make use of picture symbol (hieroglyphic).
USES OF ARTS
Branches of arts
Art is divided into two branches: these are liberal art and creative arts
Creative Art are of two type. These are performing arts and visual arts.
In fine art we have
Industrial artwork includes
Nigeria have its own arts from our various tribes and community. They are made from bronze, clay, brass and wood.
Like the eastern parts of Nigeria mostly make use of clay, wood and raffia palm to produce artwork such as mats, pottery, slippers. Etc.
The westerners make use of cloth, wood and calabash to produce a Adire eleko, wood masks, and different designs with calabash.
The northerners make use of animal skin to produce shoes, bags, ornaments, mats, etc.
Famous Nigeria artwork
STUDENT ACTIVITIES: the students mention the form of art they know and liked.
Instruction: Answer the following questions below.
Mention three importance of arts.
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