Before the lesson
- To make a structure according to design criteria
Pupils should be taught to:
- Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
- Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
- Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable
Pupils needing extra support: Should copy a Something that has been made and put together. It can usually stand on its own…. you have made using one joining A way of doing something to complete a task. you have shown them, rather than designing their own. They could also use pre-made cylinders such as kitchen rolls.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should work more independently, producing more varied, demanding designs. Can produce neat, Object does not easily topple over. structures with a variety of joining techniques. Should work with a wider range of materials. Should experiment with different ideas, taking risks and learning from them.