Mechanical systems: Making a pop-up book

After choosing a simple story or nursery rhyme, children create a four-page pop-up storybook design. They will also add accompanying captions, incorporating a range of mechanisms and decorative features, including: structures, levers, sliders, layers and spacers

Lessons

Lesson 1: Pop-up book page design

To design a pop-up book

Lesson 2: Making my pop-up book

To follow my design brief to make my pop up book

Lesson 3: Using layers and spacers

To use layers and spacers to cover the working of mechanisms

Lesson 4: Writing and illustrating

To create a high-quality product suitable for a target user

Key skills

  • Designing a pop-up book

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Key knowledge

  • To know that mechanisms

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Key vocabulary

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Unit resources

Assessment D&T Y5: Mechanical systems: Pop-up book

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D&T Long-term plans

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Curriculum planning Pupil progression of skills

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Design and technology: Risk assessment (editable)

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