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Process of Basic Stitches

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PRE – VOCATIONAL STUDIES 

THIRD TERM

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 6

PREVIOUS LESSON –  PERMANENT STITCHES 

TOPIC: Process of Basic Stitches 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

  1. describe the steps in making decorative stitches – chain stitches.
  2. produce articles using the different types of stitch

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Charts showing stages of making stitches
  2. Pieces of fabric for making stitches
  3. Sewing tools – needle, pins, tapes…
  4. An album showing stages of making temporary, permanent and decorative stitches

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

PROCESS OF BASIC STITCHES 

3. Back stitches – These are used for joining two or more pieces of fabric together by using hand instead of machine. It is called handmade stitches.

4. Temporary stitches – There are used for joining materials temporarily before a permanent stitch in made. They are removed as soon they have served their purposes.

USES OF STITCHES 

  1. It is used for joining two or more pieces of materials together.
  2. It is used for mending clothes.
  3. It is used for embroidery, making design and decoration.

PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Demonstrates the process of making temporary, permanent and decorative stitches.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Practice the making of temporary, permanent and decorative stitches.
  4. Use different types of stitches in producing food cover, pillow slips/cases, head band.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Produce articles using different stitches.
  6.  Give a board summary.

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Simple Decorative Stitches

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. describe the steps in making stitches – chain stitches.
  2. make specimens of temporary, permanent and decorative stitches.

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