Cultural and Creative Art Scheme of Work for Primary 5

Cultural and Creative Art Scheme of Work for Primary 5

Cultural and Creative Art Scheme of Work for Primary 5 is an all-embracing set of curricula to ensuring that students are developed in their creative tendencies and artistic skills. The comprehensive scheme includes drawing and shading skills, pottery and weaving, as well as enabling students to express their creative side

The first term of the scheme starts by revisiting the prior subjects which were learned and proceed towards various types of drawing like still-life; nature drawing, life drawing etc. Students will learn different drawing techniques such as blending, hatching, cross-hatching and pointillism! They also learnt about pattern and design, paper art of card making and weaving with paper. I can learn about calabash, carved wood and types of traditional Nigerian architecture where they also show what materials or tools are used in building houses

The second term of the scheme covers topics such as music, drama, and dance. Students will learn about the meaning and types of drama, the functions of drama, and the difference between impersonation and acting. They will also explore the meaning and importance of role-play and how to develop characters in a play. In the final weeks of the term, students will learn about the traditional apprenticeship system, types of apprenticeship, and the importance of improvisation of art materials.

The third term of the scheme covers topics such as painting and decoration, sculpture, and drawing. Students will learn about the importance of color in painting, the process of carving and painting wood, and the different types of sculpture. They will also explore the meaning of improvisation of art materials and the process of improvising some art materials.

First Term Cultural and Creative Art Scheme of Work for Primary 5

2Drawing and its typesMeaning of drawingTypes of drawing e.g. still life, nature, life drawingProduce different types of drawing
3Shading and shading techniquesMeaning of shadingListening different shading techniques e.g. blurring, hatching, cross hatching, pointillismDemonstrates shading technique
4.perspectiveDefinition of perspectiveTypes of perspective i.e aerial and linear perspectiveDemonstrating of perspective drawing
5Pattern and designMeaning of patternDefinition of designProcesses of making patterns and designs
6Card making and decorationTypes and uses of cardsMaterials for making and decorating cardsMaking and decorating cards
7Introduction to weaving using paperDefinition of weavingTypes of weaving e.g Plain and Twill Mat weaving
8Modeling (pottery)Definition of potteryMaterials for making potProcesses of making potMethods of making potMake a pot
9Some terminologies in potteryDefinition of art terminologiesListing some terminologies in potteryGreen waveKilnGlaze -. Bosque Explanation of the term
10mosaicMeaning of mosaicMaterials for making mosaicProduction of mosaics to reflect  one ill in the society  
11collageMeaning of collageMaterials for collage productionProduction for collage
12 -13revision 

Second Term Cultural and Creative Art Scheme of Work for Primary 5

2Calabash/wood painting and decorationUses of calabashuses of carved or painted woodcarve/pint wood with design condemning child abuse
3Nigerian traditional ArchitectectureMeaning of Nigerian traditional architectureForms of traditional design e.g. mud houseTools/materials for building traditional houses in Nigeria e.g. mud, thatch, wood, bamboo, cane, knife, grasses, cutlass
4Songs/music with Nigeria identitySongs that promote values like patriotism in NigeriaArt of composing poetic lines/texts to be put to music
5Creating a play with the theme of honesty/integrity/right attitude to workMeaning and importance of honesty, integrity, right attitude to work etcUses of drama in teaching values
6Creating music with solfa notationMusic valuesRhythmSolfa names on a chartCreating music
7Music notes and their valuesMusic notesNames the music notes e.gSemibreve (.)Quaver (.)Semiquaver (.) etc.Semibreve has 4 beatsMinim has 2 beats etc
8Forms of musicMeaning of forms of musicCategories of forms of music
9Dance motifsMotifs in danceApplication of motifs in danceThe importance of motifs in dance
10Components of dancei. Components of dance: movement, time, space etc. ii. Expression , costume, make- -up and music
11Techniques in danceBasic techniques in danceBasic warm up exercises for dance  
12 – 13Revision and Examination 

Third Term Cultural and Creative Art Scheme of Work for Primary 5

2Meaning and types of dramaMeaning of dramatypes of dramascriptedunscripted
3Forms of dramaExplanations on forms of dramaForms of dramaComedyTragedytragicomedy
4Functions of dramadefinition of functions of dramaexplanation of forms of drama
5ActingMeaning of actingDefinition of an actorNames of popular actors in Nigeria
6impersonationi.       Meaning of impersonation ii.      Differences between     impersonation and acting
7Role playi.         meaning of role play ii.        functions of role play iii.     when to use role play  
8Developing character in playDeveloping a characterBasic tools of an action: body and voiceBody and voice exercise
9Meaning and objectives of traditional apprenticeship systemMeaning of apprenticeship systemObjective of apprenticeship systemTrades where apprenticeship system is practiced e.g. blacksmithing , carpentry, tailoring, jewelry making, mechanics etc.
10Types and importance of apprenticeship systemTypes of apprenticeship system e.g. father/son, mother/daughter, master craftsmen/apprentice, master trader/apprenticeImportance of apprenticeship system e. acquisition of valuesAttitudes acquired through apprenticeship system  
11Values and improvisation of art materialsDefinition of improvisation of art materialsProcess of improvisation of art materialsValues of improvisation of art materials
12 – 13Revision and examination 


The Cultural and Creative Art Scheme of Work for Primary 5 is a complete guide curriculum that can be used to teach students on how they can bring out the creativity in them. The scheme focuses on a variety of subjects designed to empower pupils to express themselves through the arts. To have a more informed comprehension of the arts and its functions in society at the end of this semester.

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