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Photograph Frames

£12.00
SKU D3CS30005
Key Stage 2 Structures Design & Technology Year 3

This practical and hands-on 'Photograph Frames' module for Year 3 contains all you need to teach this entire scheme of work.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

Your class will have the chance to explore the materials and components of different photograph frames, engage in practical activities to develop their experience of working with tools and techniques, as well as having the chance to design, make and evaluate their own photograph frames.

Containing detailed lesson plan, helpful slides, differentiated worksheets, activities ideas and much more, we are sure you will find everything you need to make this DT unit engaging and fun!

#Lesson1SturdyStudy

Look at the pictures of different free-standing objects on the slides to discuss how the structures are made stable, then move on to look at a variety of photograph frames and how they stand up.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson2PaperStrength

In this lesson, children start gathering ideas for how to strengthen and join paper and card using a variety of tools and techniques. The slides in this unit contain helpful photograph demonstrating some paper strengthening techniques that your class can then try out for themselves.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Help sheet
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson3StructureTests

This hands-on lesson gives children the chance to put their structuring skills to the test as they explore how to make sturdy free-standing objects using different materials.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Structure shapes sheet
#Lesson4TheDesign

Give your class the chance to consolidate everything they have learnt about structures as they design and plan their own photograph frames.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Question cards
#Lesson5MakingFrames

Children put their practical skills to the test in this fun lesson as they make their own photograph frames, using their own designs and plans. Lead children through the questions on the slides to get them thinking about how they will tackle their challenge before letting them loose!

Please note that, due to the practical nature of this lesson, worksheets are not necessary and, therefore not included. Children may refer to completed worksheets from previous lessons.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
#Lesson6AnEvaluation

Give children the chance to admire their handiwork as they evaluate their finished photograph frames, and their overall design process. What would they change? What could be improved?

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups
  • KS2 - generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design
  • KS2 - select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately
  • KS2 - select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities
  • KS2 - investigate and analyse a range of existing products
  • KS2 - evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work
  • KS2 - apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures
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