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Cotmanhay Junior School

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Y6 Term 6 Graphics

National Curriculum Content

  • Develop their techniques with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art.
  • To use sketchbooks to record and develop their ideas.


Lesson Objectives

  1. Draw images using techniques such as shading to show texture.
  2. Investigate, experiment and create different styles of lettering to create effect.
  3. Create a slogan.
  4. Create a poster with a clear message.


What we want children to know

  • How to use shade techniques to show texture.
  • How to produce lettering using measuring equipment.


What skills we want children to develop

  • Use sketchbooks consistently to inform, plan and develop.
  • Encourage individual identification of suitable equipment for a particular purpose e.g. size of paintbrush or paper needed.
  • Observe and use a variety of techniques to show the effect of light on objects and people e.g. use rubbers to lighten, use pencil to show shade, tone, use tones of the same colour.
  • Use tools accurately.
  • Use finishing techniques to improve the appearance of their product using a range of equipment, with confidence.
  • Make and achieve a quality product.



Text, typography, image, form, shape, composition