To create and decorate a foam pouch for the eCharm, using a template
Pupils should be taught to:
- 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 wider range of tools and equipment Items and objects which are needed to complete a task. to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately
- Select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities
- Evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work
Before the lesson
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Pupils needing extra support: Should work with a partner or another adult when writing the key features. When discussing Slide 4, break down the exemplar ideas (you could also provide a printed copy Resource – Design ideas exemplars) into their basic shapes on a whiteboard to demonstrate visually how this could be achieved. Support the When you look at the good and bad points about something, then think about how you could improve it…. process by taking photographs at various stages. Ensure that they can see the Pupil video easily whilst they are working.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should be challenged to explain and justify their choices for their key features and design ideas. Extend the practical element to include decorative edges, button-covers and borders around the screen on the case.