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Appendix 1

Year Level: 2 Time: 9am Date: 8th May 2018 Students’ Prior Knowledge:

Learning Area: Visual Art  Students have begun to develop skills in

experimenting with elements of art
 Students have experience with making personal
Strand/Topic from the Australian Curriculum
Exploration of, and experimentation with, the visual art elements of
shape, line, colour, space and texture and how these are used in
the environment (ACAVAM106)

General Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)

Literacy Numeracy ICT competence Critical and Ethical behaviour Personal and Intercultural
creative thinking Social understanding
✓ competence

Cross-curriculum priorities (may be addressed in the lesson)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia Sustainability
and cultures
Proficiencies:(Mathematics only)

Lesson Objectives (i.e. anticipated outcomes of this lesson, in point form beginning with an action verb)

As a result of this lesson, students will be able to:

 Use new materials (air-dry clay) to create a piece of 3D art
 Utilize elements of art to create a personal card

Teacher’s Prior Preparation/Organisation: Provision for students at educational risk:

Materials  Ellie may need extra assistance to create fingerprint

 Coloured Card x 21 marking in the clay
 Printed photos of each student
 Printed Poems x 21
 Air dry clay
 Wooden skewer
 Black cotton string
 Round pen to roll clay
LESSON EVALUATION (to be completed AFTER the lesson)
Assessment of Lesson Objective and Suggestions for Improvement:
 Both lesson objectives were met by each student minus one or two who were not able to complete the clay activity.
 The lesson was engaging, particularly the front cover was enjoyed by students.

Teacher self-reflection and self-evaluation:

 Could improve a creative process like this by giving more structure for the message they write in the card, saving time by
having them just do one drawing/colouring on the front cover rather than spending lots of time on this. Also made the mistake
of taking the photo of them from an angle that cut out their feet, which the kids noticed and were worried about.

[OFFICIAL USE ONLY] Comments by classroom teacher, HOPP, supervisor:


Time Motivation and Introduction:
9am - Students will complete this activity in groups outside the classroom with
Miss Langer.
- To begin, each student will receive a piece of coloured card, a printed poem Coloured card, printed poems,
and a photo of themselves. Later on in the lesson they will receive individual photos
materials for the clay pendant.
- Engage student’s attention by asking, “What is your favourite thing about
your mum?” and invite answers from each student. Follow up by telling
them about the importance of mums and that we have Mother’s Day to
show our gratitude for all they do for us.

Lesson Steps (Lesson content, structure, strategies & Key Questions):

1. Begin by modelling the card activity briefly by folding the paper and
using a student’s photo and poem to show the correct placement on
the page.

2. Have students fold their coloured piece of card and glue their picture Glue
on the front. Above their picture they will glue on the poem, giving the
illusion that students are holding the poem like a banner.

3. Inside the card students will write their own personal message to their Coloured pencils, Textas, crayons
Mum. If students are stuck for ideas, suggest prompts such as:
- What their mum does for them
- What they love about their mum
- Their favourite activity to do with their mum
9:20am 4. Once they have finished their card, students will begin the home-made
pendant to be put inside the card.

5. Model the activity first by demonstrating the way to make the pendant. Air-dry clay, skewer
Begin by rolling a small ball of clay and use a round pen to roll it into a
flat circle. Using your fingers, shape the edges nice and smoothly.
Lightly press your thumb into the clay so that it leaves a print. Next,
use a wooden skewer to make a hole in the top of the pendant ready
to be threaded through a necklace. Make sure you demonstrate to the
students that twisting the skewer lightly will produce a smooth hole
9:25am perfect for threading. Drying tray

6. Assist the students as they follow these steps slowly to create their
own individual pendant. After each step is completed, have students
place their pendants on a drying tray so that the clay can harden. Cotton thread

7. In the next lesson, students will thread their cotton/string through the
hole and tie it into a necklace (put the loop through the hole from the
9:40am front to the back then pull the two loose ends through the loop and
knot the loose ends). The pendant will then be placed inside the card
created earlier, ready to gift for Mother’s Day.

Lesson Closure:(Review lesson objectives with students)

- Finish off the lesson by playing the “Mother’s Day Song” to reiterate all that
the students have discussed and written about in their cards.
Transition: (What needs to happen prior to the next lesson?)
- Students must ensure that their pendant is on the drying tray ready to have
the cotton thread through for the necklace in the next lesson.

Assessment: (Were the lesson objectives met? How will these be judged?)


8th May 2018 Objective 1: Use Objective 2: Utilize Comments

new materials (air- elements of art to
dry clay) to create create a personal
a piece of 3D art card
Skye ✓ ✓
Lawrence ✓ ✓
Keelie ✓ ✓
Hudson ✓ ✓
Carla ✓ ✓
Gabriella ✓ ✓
Casey ✓ ✓
Shiloh ✓ ✓
Ellie ✓ Did not create her own
Hayley ✓ ✓
Eva ✓ ✓
Cohen ✓ ✓
Taylan ✓ ✓
Izzy ✓ ✓
Rebecca ✓ ✓
Millie ✓ ✓ Millie struggling with certain
words and unable to read her
own writing after writing the
Chloe ✓ ✓
Jordi ✓ ✓ Drawings covered the words
– next time give more
Hunter Rubi ✓ ✓
Mia ✓ ✓
Maya ✓ ✓