PRE – VOCATIONAL STUDIES
TOPIC: Income Yielding Crafts
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor)and be able to demonstrate how to make some income yield crafts and list five home-made crafts.
The pupils are required to already have learned apron and cap.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of some ready-made crafts for pupils to see and probably learn from; crafts album; tools for making crafts.
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.
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON/LESSON NOTE
INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS
CRAFTS A craft or trade is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work.
TYPES OF CRAFTS
There are hundreds if not thousands of different varieties of handicrafts. The following list of crafts is included merely for illustrative purposes.
Appliqué, Crocheting, Embroidery, Felt-making, Knitting, Lace-making, Macramé, Quilting, Tapestry art, Weaving.
Wood-carving, Wood-turning, Cabinet making, Furniture making, lacquerware.
Paper Modelling, Collage, Decoupage, Origami paper folding, Papier-mâché.
Pottery and Glass Crafts
Ceramics (earthenware, stoneware, porcelain), Mosaic Art, Glass Beadmaking, Glass Blowing, Glass Etching, (see Stained Glass Art Materials/Methods).
Includes metalwork involving processes like embossing, repoussé work, engraving, enamelling (types include champlevé, basse taille, cloisonné, plique-à-jour), granulation and filigree decoration. For more, see: Jewellery: History, Techniques.
Other Examples of Craftwork
Basket weaving, Beer-making, Book-binding, Doll-making, Enamelling, Floral Design, Ikebana, Jewellery-making, Knife-making (cutler), Leatherwork, Metalwork, Model-making, Tattoo Designing, Toy-making.
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions; Brings sewing tools to the class;
- Discusses the advantages of learning how to make useful crafts;
- Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the lesson by listening of crafts.
- Demonstrates how to make some income yielding crafts;
- Pupil’s Activities – Make crafts as demonstrated by the teacher.
- Goes round the class and assists the pupils as they make their crafts;
- Pupil’s Activities – Pick a craft among those listed and produce.
- Exhibits products for sale;
- Pupil’s Activities – exhibit craft for sales.
- Grades the products;
- Pupil’s Activities – Present the work for grading.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – Revision, Test and Examination.
Pupils to display the crafts for sale.