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William Morris

£10.00
SKU A34CS40300
Key Stage 2 Art Movements Famous Artists Art Year 3 Year 4

This William Morris KS2 Art lesson planning pack will get your Year 3 or Year 4 children thinking about the Industrial Revolution in a new light as they consider the quality over quantity debate that characterised the Arts and Crafts Movement.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Through these five ready-to-teach William Morris lesson plans, your children will find out who William Morris was, explore the Arts and Crafts Movement through practical activities, complete some still-life sketches of the objects that provided the inspiration for Morris's designs, explore printing presses, and much more!

Each of these five ready-to-teach William Morris KS2 Art lessons comes with a detailed lesson plan, an engaging slideshow for the whole-class teaching input, differentiated activity ideas, and a range of printable resources, such as worksheets, picture cards and information sheets.

#Lesson1WhowasWilliamMorris

Who was William Morris? What is William Morris famous for? Your KS2 children will find out the answers to these questions during the first lesson of this William Morris Art scheme of work for Year 3 and Year 4 children.

During the slideshow presentation for the whole-class input, your children will find out some basic information about who William Morris was before exploring some of his most famous wallpaper and textile designs. They are challenged to analyse and compare the different designs and discover what has inspired them by looking for similarities within Morris’ work. They can then study his designs in more detail, using sections which interest them to inspire a sketch, based on his work.

This 'Who was William Morris?' lesson is fully prepared and ready for you to deliver to your class – lesson plan, slideshow, differentiation and printable teaching resources all included!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Information sheet
  • Viewfinders
#Lesson2TheArtsandCraftsMovement

In this ready-to-teach William Morris Art lesson, your KS2 children will explore in depth the reasons why the Arts and Crafts movement was created and how this affected the craftsmen and skills of the industrial revolution. There is room for a debate about which is better: hand-made or machine-made, drawing on the views of William Morris and other artists like him.

During their independent learning time, your Year 3/4 children will then experience this for themselves and decide which is more important (quality or quantity) when they become teddy bear makers.

This Arts and Crafts Movement lesson plan pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, an engaging slideshow for the whole-class input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of handy printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson3StillLifeDrawing

This Still Life Drawing KS2 lesson planning pack gives your Year 3/4 class the chance to look at the inspirations behind William Morris' designs. During the whole-class teaching input, the children will look at different still life drawings and analyse the mediums and the process of drawing a still life.

With a step by step guide on the process of still life drawing, the children are then able to use their observation skills to complete their own sketch of nature and natural objects.

This ready-to-teach Still Life Drawing KS2 lesson comes with everything you need to deliver the lesson, including a lesson plan, slideshow presentation, differentiated activity ideas and a range of handy printable teaching resources. All you need to do is grab some sketching pencils and you're ready to go!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4Printmaking

This William Morris Printmaking KS2 Art lesson concentrates on the skills that are needed when printing and the process involved when creating wallpaper. They discover how a traditional printing company produces a printed pattern on wallpaper in the same way William Morris would have done in the 19th Century.

Using this knowledge, the children go on to design their own printing block, ready to make and use in future lessons.

This Printmaking KS2 planning pack contains all the resources you need to successfully teach this lesson, including an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson5Printing

In this final William Morris printing lesson plan, your KS2 children will use all their knowledge and understanding of what they have learnt about William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement to make and print their own design inspired by nature.

With the help of the guidelines and step-by-step photos, the children can then create wonderful repeated patterns, reflecting the skills that Morris worked so hard to protect.

A detailed lesson plan, slideshow presentation for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and printable teaching resources are all included in this printing lesson, leaving you free to enjoy teaching your children about printing without having to spend hours on planning!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Guideline grid
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing with a range of materials
  • KS2 - about great artists in history
  • KS2 - about great architects in history
  • KS2 - about great designers in history
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