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Key Stage 1 "Significant Individuals"

lesson plans and ideas 

LESSON 4: Vincent Van Gogh and LS Lowry.

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KEY STAGE 1 SCIENCE NATIONAL CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES:

•    The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong, William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee, Pieter Bruegel the Elder and
LS Lowry, Rosa Parks and Emily Davison, Mary Seacole and/or Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell

•    Significant historical events

PUPILS WILL LEARN ..

About the lives of Vincent Van Gogh and LS Lowry

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•    Powerpoint for both people

•    Written profiles of Vincent Van Gogh and LS Lowry

•    Wordsearch of Vincent Van Gogh and LS Lowry
 

Suggested activities: 

•   LITERACY: 
Diary entries for both persons at key moments in their life / letters from each person / story from the point of view of someone watching key moments in their lives / small non-fiction fact cards (similar to enclosed profiles) / written description of one of their paintings 
•    ROLE-PLAY AREA SUGGESTIONS:
Artist’s studio / sketching area / art area in general / one of Lowry’s streets / Van Gogh’s room
•    NUMERACY: 
Maths based on how many paintings, years each artist painted for / how much they are worth 
•    ART / DT: 
They’re artists!  An excellent opportunity to paint, draw, make art based on their paintings / make a Lowry painting in pipe cleaners  
•    GEOGRAPHY:  
Look at where they both lived / compare the two rural and urban landscapes of the time