SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
TERM: 1ST TERM
CLASS: PRIMARY 5
TOPIC: PATTERN MAKING AND DESIGNS
BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
Lagos state scheme of work,
Behavioral Objectives: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.
Human beings love beautiful things. They love to make their environment beautiful, e.g., the home, the school, offices, etc. Men and women also love to beautify their bodies, making use of decorative materials.
We can decorate cards and posters using patterns. We also can use patterns to decorate cloths. Pattern, in this sense, means a repeated arrangement of shapes, colors or lines, to create beauty. In design, we work out the structure or form of something by making a sketch, outline or plans.
Design can also be described as a plan, sketch or preliminary drawing. It is the arrangement or pattern of elements of features of an artistic or decorative work. Pattern and design, can mean the same thing. They both deal with finished artistic and decorative creation.
Lines can be used to create patterns and designs.
Card making is the use of designs and/or writing on cardboard to convey a special message. A card can convey a congratulatory message, condolence message, wishes, and so on.
The message a card conveys depends on its type. Below are types of cards.
1 Greeting cards 2 Emotional cards
3 Seasonal cards 4 Success cards
5 Invitation cards 6 Condolence cards
7 Congratulatory cards
1. Greeting cards: These are cards that carry messages of best wishes and joy to the receiver on special occasions, such as wedding anniversary, Christmas
2. Seasonal cards
These are cards to convey greetings during specific occasions such as Christmas, New Year, Id-el-Fitri, Easter, harvest, etc.
3. Invitation Cards
Invitation cards are cards used to invite people to participate in or be present during occasions such as naming ceremony, birthday ceremony, housewarming ceremony, commissioning ceremony, graduation ceremony, funeral ceremony, etc.
4. Congratulatory Cards
Some congratulatory cards also can serve as invitation cards to happy occasions. They are sent to rejoice with the recipients on occasions of joy such as graduation, birthday, house-warming, commissioning, promotions, etc.
5. Appreciation Cards
These are specially-designed cards to thank somebody, e.g., for attendance during an occasion, for a favor done, etc.
As we have seen above, cards are used:
6. Condolence cards: These are sent to people who are bereaved, that is, whose relation has died. It is used to express sympathy to the bereaved.
Emotional cards: These are used for expressing feelings such as love to dear ones. They can also be used to express one’s bitter feelings towards someone or something. They are not tied to specific seasons or occasions. So they canbe used anytime of the year. Emotional cards are usually sent to friends and family members.
7. Success cards: These cards are used to express best wishes of success to loved ones during examination periods.
It is essential to make available all the materials required when making a card. The following materials would be needed during card making:
WRAP-UP (CONCLUSION): Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.
Fill in the gaps with the correct answers from the options provided below.
1. _______________ is the use of designs and/or writing on cardboard to convey a special message.
a) Board making b) Card making c) Crayon making
2. A _______________ card is given to a friend during an examination. a) success b) congratulatory c) greetings Explain five types and uses of cards.
3. List any five materials for making cards.
4. Draft a message for a card of your choice.
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