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Lesson Five – Fabrics

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify and describe the properties of different fabrics that can be used for a range of functions. The class can make tags naming the individual properties of materials and suggest how the fabrics might be used.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe the properties of different fabrics that can be used for a range of functions

Learning Objectives

Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties. Reporting and presenting findings from enquiries.

Learning Outcomes

I can identify and compare fabrics by their properties and intended functions. I can show results of an investigation testing materials.

Fabrics

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and describe the properties of different fabrics that can be used for a range of functions

What Fabric

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe the properties of different materials

Clothing Tags

Template to help the children match and record properties of different materials used for items of clothing

Materials Word Bank

Vocabulary word bank to help the children identify and sort a range of different materials by their matching properties

Fabrics

Interactive activity to help the children identify and describe the properties of different fabrics that can be used for a range of functions

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe the properties of different fabrics that can be used for a range of functions

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