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Lesson Five – Shelter Construction

This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to select materials and techniques to employ when building a construction to match specific success criteria. The class can practise ways of combining materials to make their shelters strong, stable and waterproof.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select materials and techniques to employ when building a construction to match specific success criteria

Learning Objectives

Measure, mark out, cut and shape a range of materials when making a product Assemble, join and combine materials accurately when making a product.

Learning Outcomes

I can measure and shape materials to produce a product that matches success criteria. I know how to join materials to construct a model that matches success criteria.

Shelter Construction

Teaching sequence to help the children select materials and techniques to employ when building a construction to match specific success criteria

Shelter Instructions

Shared reading text to help the children identify and explain the best ways of constructing a shelter using a range of materials and building techniques

Shelter Questions

Table display card to help the children discuss how to construct a shelter to match selected success criteria

Shelter Construction

Interactive activity to help the children select materials and techniques to employ when building a construction to match specific success criteria

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select materials and techniques to employ when building a construction to match specific success criteria

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