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Weaving -meaning, types, uses

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

THEME: Arts and Crafts

TERM: FIRST TERM

WEEK: WEEK 11 – 12

DATE:

CLASS: PRIMARY 5                           

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: WEAVING

Learning Objectives

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:

  • Define weaving;
  • Mention types of weaving;
  • Weave a mat with strips of paper using plain weave.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers

Entry Behaviour/ Previous Knowledge: the students are familiar with Creating Music Sol-fa Notation Value.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Lagos State Scheme of work
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Cultural and Creative Arts (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet Materials.
  • Edudelight Cultural and Creative Arts for Primary Schools.

WORD FILE: LOOM,handmade.                   

                                        CONTENT

Weaving

Weaving is a handcraft that is used to create a piece of textile (cloth). Cloth is made by crossing two sets of threads (wrap and weft) over and under each other.

A machine use to weave cloths is called LOOM.  There are handmade (personal use) loom and power loom (used by industries to mass produce bedding, clothing’s and other fabric items).

Types of Weaving

The following are different basic types of weaving:

  1. Plain weave: the weft goes over one warp and then under another warp. It is the simplest weave.
  2. Twill Weave: in a twill weaves, the weft passes over several warp threads to produce a diagonal pattern. Twill weave produces a strong, sturdy fabric like jeans.
  3. Satin Weave: the weft can pass over as many as twelves warp threads so that the diagonal line cannot be seen. Satin weave produce a smooth luxurious cloth. Satin wean easily break.

Mat Weaving

Plain weaves can be used to weave mats.

Materials used for mat weaving

  1. Glue
  2. Scissors
  3. Beads
  4. Coloured paper
  5. Decorative materials

Steps in mat weaving

  1. Cut either a piece of coloured paper or piece of construction paper into a square and fold the paper in two equal halves.
  2. Draw a vertical lines. Between the paper before you cut.
  3. Cut evenly-spaced slits starting from the folded edge and continue up to about a half inch from the opposite edge.
  4. Open up the paper.
  5. Cut coloured paper strips in a way that the stripe is longer than the length of the square’s side.
  6. Weave one of the paper strip horizontally across the slits going over and under the slits.
  7. Push the woven strip to the top and start with another one.
  8. Weave the second strip in an opposite pattern as the first. That is if the first strip goes under and over the slits. The second paper strip should go over and under across the slits.
  9. Weave more paper strips in an alternating pattern until your paper weave is full.
  10. Flip the whole square weave.
  11. Apply glue at the end of each paper strip and fold the excess length of each strip inwards and press to glue them in place.
  12. Flip the square weave again so that the folded ends are hidden at the bottom.
  13. Cut a larger piece of paper weave.
  14. Glue your paper weave on top of the frame.
  15. Decorate the frame with any of these materials such as stickers, buttons, beads or other decorative materials.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (Music Notes and their Value).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic: WEAVING.
  • He/she explains the meaning of Weaving.
  • He/she mention Types of Weaving.
  • Teacher leads pupils to know the steps taken when weaving mat.
  • The pupils copy and submit their note for marking.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES:

  • Weave a mat with strips of paper using twill weave.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

Instruction: Answer the following questions below.

  • Define the meaning of Weaving.
  • Mention three Types of Weaving.
  • List the steps taken when weaving mat.

Conclusion:  Teacher summarizes the lesson, gives pupils note to copy, marks and makes corrections where necessary.

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