# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 3

Modeling

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 5

Class: Primary 3

Age: 8 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 2 periods

Date:

Subject: Cultural and Creative Arts

Topic:- Modeling

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

1. Describe what clay is
2. Mention the methods of modeling with clay
3. Demonstrate the different methods of modeling using clay
4. Model objects like animals, cups etc using clay

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, playway method, questions and answers, demonstration, videos from source, experimentation

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: pencils, drawing books, colours, clay, water, video clip on modeling

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

PERIOD 1 and 2

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPIL’S ACTIVITY STEP 1INTRODUCTION The teacher revisits the previous lesson about modeling with papier mache and introduces the new topic by explaining what modeling is-Modeling is the method of creating objects using clay or papier mache Pupils pay attention STEP 2EXPLANATION The teacher then further list the items used in modeling with clay1. clay2. water3. flat surface4. Mortar and pestle5. screen/sieve Pupils pay attention and participates STEP 3DEMONSTRATION She further explains and demonstrates the steps in clay preparationWet Clay1. Pour water into the clay and melt it2. Let it stand for several hours.3. Pour water off the top. `Dry clay1. pound the clay until it is in     powder form2. Soak the clay.3. Mix it up into a slurry.4. Pour through a screen.5. Let stand for several hours.6. Pour water off the top. She also explains the various methods of modeling objects using clay1. Pinching method- It is using the thumb to make and shape the objects2. Coiling method- it is using containers to make and shape the objects3. Slab method-it is making ceramic structures from clay Pupils pay attention and participate STEP 4NOTE-TAKING The teacher writes a short note on the board The pupils copy the note in their books

NOTE

Modeling is the method of creating objects using clay or papier mache

Items used in modeling with clay

1. clay
2. water
3. flat surface
4. Mortar and pestle
5. screen/sieve

steps in clay preparation

Wet Clay

1. Pour water into the clay and melt it
2. Let it stand for several hours.
3. Pour water off the top.

`Dry clay

1. pound the clay until it is in powder form
2. Soak the clay.
3. Mix it up into a slurry.
4. Pour through a screen.
5. Let stand for several hours.
6. Pour water off the top.

Methods of modeling objects using clay

1. Pinching method- It is using the thumb to make and shape the objects
2. Coiling method- it is using containers to make and shape the objects
3. Slab method-it is making ceramic structures from clay

EVALUATION:    1.Define the term Modeling

1. List all the materials for modeling with clay
2. Highlight the steps in wet and dry clay preparation
3. Discuss the methods of modeling objects using clay

CLASS ACTIVITY: Pupils in pairs, model lizards, cups, plates using clay

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively