Art - Year 3 - 10 - Insects


There are 24 slides in this lesson. A small sample of slides is shown. To see a full lesson see lesson 1.

This lesson introduces the students to art about insects.

By the end of this lesson, students will have observed how to sketch. Students will then go to the library and choose a book of an insect and then sketch one that they like.

The outline of the lesson is below:

  • Observation of drawing techniques i.e. line and shading to suggest form, repetitive mark making, cross hatching
  • mapping out the shape and scale of their drawing in relation to the page
  • the stages of a drawing such as starting with large overall shapes through to adding fine detail.
  • Practice insect example in class
  • Library visit to find sources of insects
  • Photographs/pictures of insects