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Watercolour optical illusions

Subject taught
- Art


Type of Product
- Lesson Plans

Language Skills Developed
- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking

Transferable/Scientific Skills Developed
Student will develop key competences, such as problem-solving, verbal communication, and development of creativity.

General aims:
- to learn about art and illusions
- to be able to create illusion in art
- to know the language associated with optical illusions
- to develop positive learning habits such as organisational and problem-solving skills.

Linguistic aims:
- to read English with ease
- to understand content
- to learn from written texts
- to express opinion
- to enable students to understand topic correctly
- to develop academic language
- to translate words connected with probability in English into the mother tongue using their own words.

Subject specific aims:
- to familiarise students with the properties of optical illusions in art
- to enable students to creat artful illusions

Target group age:
The lesson is aimed at grades 8-9. The resource is recommended to teachers who want to teach art using English.

Level of competence in English (CEFR)

Time required to use the resource with the students:
1-2 lessons.

How to use it
The teacher should ask the students to read the resource at home before the lesson and then discuss it in class. One of the ideas to use is to create their own work of art.

In my opinion, this lesson plan is a very useful resource.

In my opinion, this lesson plan is a very useful resource.

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