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Lesson Two – Fruit Shapes

This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to explore some of the shapes and patterns used in different still life paintings depicting pieces of fruit. The children can practise using coloured pastels to make a range of shapes to illustrate different fruit.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore some of the shapes and patterns used in different still life paintings depicting pieces of fruit

Learning Objectives

Ask and answer questions about the starting points for their work. Explore and describe shape in artwork.

Learning Outcomes

I can ask and suggest answers to questions to explore shapes in a work of art. I can draw a picture of a shape to represent an object.

Fruit Shapes

Teaching sequence to help the children explore some of the shapes and patterns used in different still life paintings depicting pieces of fruit

Fruit Halves

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe shapes and colours seen on the inside of different fruits

Fruit and Flowers, Theodorus van Brussel

Display poster for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe the range of colours used in artwork

Pastel Colours

Activity to get the children to practise different techniques that can be used when drawing fruit shapes using pastels

Fruit Shapes

Interactive activity to help the children explore some of the shapes and patterns used in different still life paintings depicting pieces of fruit

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore some of the shapes and patterns used in different still life paintings depicting pieces of fruit

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