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What a Performance

£12.00
SKU A56CS40180
Key Stage 2 Art and Design Art Year 5 Year 6

Step into the colourful world of carnivals and theatres as your class discover just how fascinating headdresses can be! These 'What a Performance' Art lessons start by examining some different headdresses across different periods and cultures, and looks at how their colours, materials and designs communicate meaning. Then tread the boards as your class discovers costume design in the theatre. Practical activities allow your children to explore and develop their use of decorative techniques before designing, making and evaluating their own headdresses.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

These 'What a Performance' lessons for Year 5 and 6 contains everything you need to bring a touch of the theatrical to your teaching, including slides, teaching resources, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and more.

#Lesson1HeadwearThroughTimeandPlace

The first lesson in this series starts by thinking about how costume can signify special occasions and goes on to study some elaborate headdresses from different periods and cultures. This lesson includes a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas and differentiated worksheets.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson2CostumeDesign

Take to the stage in this lesson as your class discover the amazing world of theatre costume design. Examine how designers use costumes to convey meaning about characters, then give your children the chance to design some of their own costumes. This lesson includes a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas and differentiated worksheets.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson3DecorativeTechniques

This practical lesson allows your class to experiment with a range of different techniques and tools for creating interesting 3D effects, such as using quilting, beads and sculpture wire. Use the slides to give some starting ideas then let their creativity flow! This lesson includes a lesson plan, slides, and differentiated activity ideas.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Technique cards
#Lesson4DesignerHeaddresses

This lesson offers the chance for your class to channel all they have learnt about theatrical headdresses into their own headdress ideas as they design a headdress for a particular person or purpose. This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas and differentiated worksheets.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson5CreativeCreations

The lesson they have been waiting for! Now is the time for your class to bring their headdresses to life as they create their headdresses based on their designs. This lesson includes a lesson plan, slides, and differentiated activity ideas.

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
#Lesson6TheFinalCurtain

Give your class a round of applause as they bring their finished headdresses into the limelight! This lesson gives children the chance to reflect on the designing and making process and to evaluate their finished products. This lesson includes a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas and differentiated worksheets.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - to create sketch books to record their observations
  • KS2 - use sketchbooks to review and revisit ideas
  • KS2 - about great designers in history
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