Explore key concepts in cultural and creative art for Primary 5 students, including clay sources, cultural components, music forms, and positive values. Improve understanding with interactive questions and answers

List two sources of clay:

  1. Riverbanks: Clay can be found along riverbanks where erosion and sedimentation processes expose clay deposits.
  2. Quarries: Clay is also extracted from quarries where it is mined from beneath the earth’s surface.

Two uses of clay:

  1. Pottery: Clay is commonly used for making pottery such as pots, vases, and ceramic art pieces.
  2. Construction: Clay is used in construction for making bricks, tiles, and as a binder in plasters and mortars.

What is culture? Culture refers to the beliefs, customs, arts, social institutions, and way of life of a particular group of people.

Two types of culture:

  1. Material Culture: This includes physical objects such as tools, clothing, and architecture that reflect the values and beliefs of a society.
  2. Non-Material Culture: This encompasses beliefs, values, norms, language, and symbols that are shared among members of a society.

Two components of culture:

  1. Symbols: These are objects, words, gestures, or images that carry a particular meaning within a culture. For example, a national flag can be a symbol of patriotism.
  2. Values: These are principles or standards that a society considers important, such as honesty, respect, and fairness.

What is mosaic? A mosaic is a decorative art form created by assembling small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials to form a pattern or image.

Two materials that can be used to make mosaic:

  1. Colored Glass: Broken or cut pieces of colored glass are commonly used in creating mosaic artworks.
  2. Ceramic Tiles: Small pieces of ceramic tiles can also be used to make mosaics, adding texture and color to the artwork.

What are sculptures? Sculptures are three-dimensional art forms created by carving, modeling, or assembling materials such as clay, stone, metal, or wood.

What are drawing tools? Drawing tools are instruments used to create artworks or illustrations on paper or other surfaces.

Two drawing tools:

  1. Pencils: Used for sketching, shading, and outlining drawings.
  2. Paintbrushes: Used with various types of paints to create detailed and colorful artworks.

Two tribes in Nigeria:

  1. Yoruba: Known for their rich cultural heritage, artistry, and traditional practices such as the Egungun festival and beadwork.
  2. Hausa/Fulani: Known for their vibrant traditional attire, music such as the talking drum, and cultural celebrations like the Durbar festival.

Two forms of music in Nigeria:

  1. Afrobeat: A genre that blends traditional Nigerian music with jazz, highlife, and funk, popularized by artists like Fela Kuti.
  2. Juju Music: A genre characterized by the use of traditional African instruments such as the talking drum and guitar, with lyrical themes ranging from love to social issues.

What is dance? Dance is a performing art form that involves rhythmic movements of the body usually accompanied by music or sound.

Two negative values:

  1. Dishonesty: Not being truthful or deceitful in one’s actions or words.
  2. Intolerance: Refusal to accept or respect beliefs, practices, or opinions different from one’s own.

Two positive values:

  1. Respect: Showing consideration, honor, and esteem towards oneself and others.
  2. Hard Work: Diligent effort and perseverance towards achieving goals and success.

Subject: Cultural and Creative Art
Class: Primary 5

List two sources of clay.

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Mention two types of culture.

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List two components of culture.

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List two materials that can be used to make masaic.

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Mention two forms of music in Nigeria

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Mention two negative values.

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List two positive values.

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Class Activity Discussion about Cultural and Creative Art:

  1. What are two sources of clay?
    • Riverbanks and quarries are sources of clay.
  2. What are two uses of clay?
    • Clay is used for making pottery and in construction for bricks.
  3. What is culture?
    • Culture includes beliefs, customs, and how people live.
  4. Can you give two types of culture?
    • Material culture (like clothes) and non-material culture (like language) are types of culture.
  5. What are two components of culture?
    • Symbols (like flags) and values (like honesty) are culture components.
  6. What is mosaic?
    • Mosaic is art made by putting small pieces together to form a picture.
  7. Can you name two materials for mosaic?
    • Colored glass and ceramic tiles are used for mosaics.
  8. What are sculptures?
    • Sculptures are 3D artworks made from materials like clay or metal.
  9. What are drawing tools?
    • Pencils and paintbrushes are drawing tools.
  10. Can you name two tribes in Nigeria?
    • Yoruba and Hausa/Fulani are tribes in Nigeria.

Fill-in-the-Blank Questions:

  1. Clay can be found in sources like _________. a) Trees
    b) Riverbanks
    c) Clouds
    d) Deserts
  2. One use of clay is making _________. a) Books
    b) Pottery
    c) Computers
    d) Shoes
  3. Culture includes beliefs, customs, and _________. a) Houses
    b) Food
    c) How people live
    d) Cars
  4. Material culture includes things like clothes and _________. a) Cars
    b) Schools
    c) Language
    d) Tools
  5. Non-material culture includes things like language and _________. a) Flags
    b) Music
    c) Shoes
    d) Food
  6. Symbols and values are components of _________. a) Mathematics
    b) Culture
    c) Science
    d) History
  7. Mosaic is an art made by assembling small pieces of _________. a) Wood
    b) Paper
    c) Glass
    d) Plastic
  8. Colored glass and _________ are used to make mosaics. a) Sand
    b) Clay
    c) Metal
    d) Ceramic tiles
  9. Sculptures are three-dimensional artworks made from materials like clay or _________. a) Plastic
    b) Stone
    c) Rubber
    d) Paper
  10. Pencils and _________ are drawing tools. a) Computers
    b) Paintbrushes
    c) Chairs
    d) Cars
  11. Yoruba and _________ are tribes in Nigeria. a) French
    b) Hausa/Fulani
    c) Chinese
    d) German
  12. Afrobeat and _________ are forms of music in Nigeria. a) Pop
    b) Reggae
    c) Juju Music
    d) Classical
  13. Dance is a performing art form that involves rhythmic _________. a) Singing
    b) Movements
    c) Drawing
    d) Eating
  14. Dishonesty and _________ are negative values. a) Hard work
    b) Respect
    c) Intolerance
    d) Kindness
  15. Respect and _________ are positive values. a) Laziness
    b) Dishonesty
    c) Hard work
    d) Rudeness
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