Technology Lesson Planning Sheet
          version :7.3 24-May-04
Teacher S Nicholson Subject Sustainable Habitats (Project 3)
Teaching group 10L/M BromCom Code  
  (if different from teaching group label)  
Day Monday/Friday Date   Lesson No.: 4-6 of 33
Topic Resarch Info & Context NC ref / SoW ref:   Key Stage 4
Learning Objective(s) (by the end of this lessons pupils should understand / know / be able to…)
Compare different architectural styles and discuss their merits
Analyse planning constraints and decide how they will affect habitat design (info from SBC Planning Office)
Analyse the significance of the "Golden Section / Mean" - ratio 1 : 1.618 and "symmetry" in good architectural design
Review the use of various materials and construction methods
Determine the type of house you would prefer to work with in their project
Special Needs / differentiation  
All must… all should choose a type of habitat to design
Most should most should choose a type of habitat to design and recognise some planning constraints
Some should some should choose a type of habitat to design, choose a style and note constraints with a view to promting the idea
Literacy     I.C.T.   Numeracy  
Annotation   y CAD o Averages o
Answering Q in full sentences y Databases o Calculations (general) o
Crossword / Wordsearch o Internet use y Graph drawing; scales y
Keywords   y Spreadsheets o Interpretting Data y
Labelling diagrams y Word Processing y Measuring o
Reading books / worksheets y Other o Other ratio
Writing frames o  
Other (give details)  
Starter Activity  
Write the Homework in your diary
Get out last week's homework
List and/or thumbnail sketch (in the context of habitat and completed homework) all the different stratagies being used to reverse global warming
Homework Complete and amend a question paper with Family and Friends about the imacts of Global Warming, for graphic presentation of Graphs and charts
Due in : next week
Main Lesson Activities  
Homework check. Review last week / session topic
Gallery review of last weeks homework - produce a collective notation of observations re. "habitats" from different parts of the world
Look at Architectural styles and planning constraints.  Paired work on types of home - feed back to whole group and analyse requirements of each type
Reinforce the use of conjunctions in reasoned full sentances (because, however & therefore). Pupils to choose type of home that they will focus on for their project.
Possibility - receive visit from David Potter, Planning Officer, to provide liaison  and research input 
Plenary Discuss which types of habitat are preferred by the group - small group Q+A session on implications.
Learning Checks / assessment & summary      
Discussion with pupils   y Q/A session with whole class y
Looking at folders / written and sketched work y Test   o
Practical outcome   y      
Evaluation of the lesson may be found on the reverse of this lesson plan Key: o = possible,     y = included,   ? = may be