Class: Primary 3
Term: 3rd Term
Week: 2
Age: 8 years
Duration: 40 minutes
Subject: Cultural And Creative Arts
Curriculum Theme: Cultural And Creative Arts
Previous Lesson: Traditional Fabric
Topic: Examples Of Traditional Fabric

Content: Examples of traditional fabric and dresses and people who wear them

Performance Objectives:
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  • Cognitive Domain: Identify and name different traditional fabric and dresses.
  • Affective Domain: Show appreciation for the cultural diversity represented by different traditional dresses.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Draw and color an example of a traditional fabric pattern.
  • Social Domain: Discuss the significance of traditional dresses in various cultures.

Reference Materials:
The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

Instructional Materials:
The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • Samples of traditional fabrics
  • Pictures of traditional dresses
  • Flashcards
  • Drawing materials

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the examples of traditional fabric and dresses helps pupils appreciate cultural diversity and history, promoting respect and pride in their heritage and that of others.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are familiar with the concept of clothing as a part of daily life and have been introduced to the idea of traditional clothing in their previous lesson.


Learning Area: Traditional Fabric and Dresses

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsLectureSet InductionIntroduce the topic and objectivesListen and engageIntroduction to traditional fabrics
Step 2: Presentation10 minsInteractive LectureQuestioningShow examples of traditional fabricsObserve and answer questionsLearn about diverse traditional fabrics
Step 3: Group Activity10 minsPracticalDemonstrationGuide pupils in drawing fabric patternsDraw and color fabric patternsDevelop psychomotor skills
Step 4: Discussion5 minsDiscussionBrainstormingFacilitate a discussion on the significance of these fabricsParticipate in discussionUnderstand cultural significance
Step 5: Note taking5 minsWritingListingDictate notes for pupils to writeWrite down notesReinforcement of learned content
Step 6: Evaluation3 minsQuestion & AnswerAssessmentAsk questions about the lessonAnswer questionsAssess understanding of the topic
Step 7: Conclusion2 minsSummaryRecapSummarize the lessonListenConsolidate the lesson’s learning points

Classroom Note:

Examples Of Traditional Fabric And Dresses

Traditional Fabric and dresses are not just clothing but they also carry deep cultural significance and history. Examples of traditional fabric and dresses includes;

  1. Kente: Worn by the Ashanti people in Ghana, this colorful fabric is made of silk and cotton and is known for its vibrant patterns.
  2. Sari: A traditional dress worn primarily by women in India, made from silk or cotton and can be draped in various styles.
  3. Kimono: Traditional Japanese attire, often made of silk, featuring unique designs and worn on special occasions.
  4. Dashiki: A colorful garment worn in West Africa, characterized by its loose fit and bright embroidered patterns.
  5. Kilts: Worn in Scotland, these are knee-length skirts made from wool, with patterns that represent different clans.

Lesson Evaluation:
To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. Name any two traditional fabric mentioned today.
  2. Draw and color the pattern of the Kente fabric.
  3. What special occasions might someone wear a kimono?
  4. Why do you think people in Scotland wear kilts?

Note for teachers using my lesson plan:
Hi there, remember that I didn’t make this lesson plan with any particular class or teacher in mind and I tried as much as possible with my experience and expertise to deliver this plan in a standard and effective style utilizing the best strategy and methods. Nevertheless, you are free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, timing, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, pupils’ comprehension, curriculum, and resources available to you. Happy teaching!

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Last Update: May 24, 2024