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University of Manchester Primary Partnership

PP form PL-Gen 1 Medium Term Plan formfor science & non-core subjects / topics) Primary PGCE

 Year group5/6 Nopupils28 Cross curricular linksLiteracy, Science, Art Lesson Objectives show range Activities Resources/ICT/ TA Evaluation 1 7/12 Tounderstand the function of cams in a moving toy.Tothink of ideas for our moving toy project. Children sketch cam mechanism and writedefinitions of cam and follower.Change cams in a mechanism and identify how thisaffects the movement.Jot down suitable ideas for moving toys. Cams, dowelling, boxes, flag on top.Photos from last year. All met LO need further discussion ofrotary/linear motion.Refine ideas. 211/12 Tounderstand rotary and linear motion.Todesign, make and evaluate a toy which moves using a cam. Recap key terms from previous lesson (cam andfollower). Introduce two new terms rotary and linear. Writedefinitions.Show tortoise moving toy make story boardshowing how to assemble.Make tortoise and evaluate materials, own skills consider what worked before starting to plan main toy. Split pins, cardboard for making tortoise.Planning sheets.Storyboard sheets. 312/12 Toplan and design the moving toy. Recap what was successful yesterday withtortoise, discuss how different cams affect movement.Discuss criteria for successful moving toy children agree a shared criteria - think about who it might be for.Complete design ideas sheet children draw two possible models.Give reasons for final choice. Children present their ideas todesign team for evaluation against agreed criteria. Completeplanning sheet materials and steps to be taken. Children placeorders for the materials they will need. Design ideas sheet.Planning sheet. 413/12 Toassemble the basic structure of our moving toy.Tosafely saw dowelling to the appropriate length.Tobegin decoration. Children work with a buddy to saw the lengthsof dowelling discuss safety and demonstrate procedure.Demonstrate assembling the basic structure boxand cams. All assemble their box once design has been approved.Discuss how we should hold the mechanism in place. Demonstratedecoration materials if necessary. Children assemble boxes and sawdowelling. Once checked they can begin decoration. Saws, dowelling, cams, dowelling.Materials for decoration paints, fabric, cardetc. 514/12 Todecorate the moving toy according to our design. Begin with 10 minute evaluation children lookat what has been achieved so far (with partner) and decide on nextstep for this lesson (post-it notes). Continue decorating movingtoy. Materials for decoration paints, fabric, cardetc. 6 Tofinish our moving toy and evaluate according to the agreed designcriteria. Children finish decorating moving toys and moveonto evaluation stage when toy is finished.10mins with partner evaluate toy, discuss what they think worksabout their partners toy. Complete evaluation sheets what wouldthey do differently next time.End with celebration show toys, children talkabout their design choices and what they think is most effectiveabout their toy. Materials for decoration paints, fabric, cardetc. Evaluation sheets.