MediumTerm Year Group Planning Sheets
Subject: Design andTechnology
Key Learning Objectives(Taken from theSchools Design & Technology Scheme of Work):
Devise and makemoving joints. Using hinges and pivots.
Application ofskills already learned.
Use levers toamplify movement;
Use gears orpulleys to change speed and direction of rotation;
Devise and makemoving joints
Use simple cuttingtools, eg. pastry cutter, grater, knife;
Measure foods, cutand mix them using equipment that allows a degree of precision andcontrol;
Use of fillings,decorations, colouring, flavouring and shape to improve looks andtaste;
IntendedOutcomes/ Assessment Activities
Pyramid/Sarcophagushinge door/pivot lid.
Cut card, scorefolds, glue together to form 3D object. Fold sellotaped hinge, oruse paper fastener to join lid to pivot. Decorate.
Card, glue,scissors, sellotape, various collage materials.
Classdemonstration & explanation
Supervise/overseechildren with less fine motor control skills.
Childrendemonstrate that they can produce a 3D miniature model pyramid witha hinge door or pivot sarcophagus lid.
History topic The Ancient Egyptians
Constructionkits. Shaduf, levers, pulleys, weights and balance. Design,construct and evaluate.
To design,construct and then evaluate a model of a shaduf. Design mustincorporate a weight/balance and see-saw type mechanism.
Construction kits various types. Video. Camcorder & digital camera.
Group activity &team presentations
Individual notesand evaluations
Children show theywork in teams to design, make and evaluate a working model of ashaduf.
History topic The Ancient Egyptians. Links with our work on irrigationmethods.
Science Forcesand Motion
D & T Channel 4video on Levers. Video & photos of the process.
Bread making.Teaching input and discussion on bread making ingredients andtheir sources, bread making skills, cooking. Children knead andshape dough. Cook & evaluate.
Children knead,cut and shape dough. Once baked, children sample bread &evaluate.
Dough usevariety including wholemeal & plain, ingredients, access to ovens,video. Camcorder & digital camera.
theyunderstand the ingredients used to make bread
canuse the skills of kneading, shaping and cutting
theyare able to evaluate their bread.
Links with ourwork in Science wheat & plant parts.
Video on breadmaking.
Video & photos ofthe process.