Lesson 4: Building a castle

After creating the curtain walls of their castles, children make and attach the specific features of their designs, decorating and adding facades to complete the project

Learning Objectives

  • Constructing a castle to meet the requirements of a brief

  • Making neat 3D shapes using nets

  • Stacking shapes and recyclable materials to make the structures of a castle

  • Evaluating final products

Lesson Plan

Assembling a castle
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Teacher Video: Building a castle

Assembling and evaluating my 3-D castle

Pupil Video: Constructing a castle

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3D Shape Nets
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Vicki Risianova,  
Design & Technology specialist
After 4 years of being a TV and radio presenter, Vicki headed to the secondary classroom where she spent 12 years teaching DesignTo make, draw or write plans for something. and Technology as well as PE. Working as a subject…
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