Here are a few examples of some takeaway homework sheets that I have developed for Key Stage 3 Art and Design and Year 10 Photography classes.
I have found that these are a great way of setting homework as students are able to select a homework depending on how much time they have for it and what they feel like doing that day.
The Key Stage 3 sheets have a few more rules, such as students must select at least one hot or extra hot task a term etc.
The Key Stage 3 ones have been converted from Pages documents to Word Docs so I hope they work OK for you. The photography ones I can not convert so can be found in my Dropbox as Photoshop files should you wish to have the original editable versions.
To save the KS3 files right click on the link below and select Save As…
KS3 Monsters: MONSTERS Takeaway Homework Sheet YR7
KS3 Peculiar Portraits: portraits Takeaway Homework Sheet YR7
KS3 Pixel Art: Pixel Takeaway Homework Sheet YR8
KS3 Bugs: Bug Takeaway Homework Sheet YR8
Yr10 Photography Takeaway Homework Examples: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nig8puc2e3i5nti/AAA95iaOwFcb5YaD4ZSaQLela?dl=0
Here is my last powerpoint linked to the AQA 2018 Photography paper. I hope that it is helpful to you and your students!
Again I created the powerpoint on Keynote and exported it to PowerPoint so some text etc may have moved about in the export.
Photographers for Exam ESA 2018 – Right click and select ‘save as…’ to save it to your computer.
My Pinterest boards can be found here and will be updated as and when: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pipsticks/
Here is another of the schemes of work that I have used with my year 10 photographers. I have run this project in the Spring term once students have a solid understanding of using the DSLR camera and the various photographic techniques that they will need in this project.
The project is written around visits to London city centre and Kingston upon Thames, but these could easily be swapped to suit your local area. The project culminates in students creating their own hand made coffee table style book.
Right click and click save as to to save the word doc file: Yr10 Welcome to SOW
I have just updated my GCSE Photography guides that I give to students to support their work. They now show more clearly the different levels of complexity within each task, so I expect ALL students to complete the green statements/questions, MOST students to complete the orange statements/questions and SOME students might attempt the blue statements/questions.
I hope that this will both support my lower level students and push my middling to higher students.
1 Analysing Photographs V2017
2 How to plan a photo shoot V2017
3 Annotating a Contact Sheet V2017
4 Presenting work V2017
5 Best Photo Guidance Sheet V2017
Each half term and end of term I set a school wide photography challenge, these usually consist of a set of 20 to 25 words that students have to capture in a photograph. I have found it has been a really great way to promote the subject across the school and get students thinking creativity during the break. Once the students return their images I have the head decide on a 1st, 2nd, 3rd and any highly commended images, these students (and sometimes staff) then receive certificates and prizes that are handed out in assembly.
Below I have added small selection of images that I have received from past competitions:
I have been updating my school Photography department website and it now has all the resources uploaded for the Year 10 Alive! Photography/Animation project.
This project lasted 6 weeks (I have three 1 hour sessions a week).
Here is the SOW:Yr10 Alive SOW COPY
Here is is the link to the Powerpoints on the Department website: Alive YR10 Project Powerpoints
This term I have spent working thorough the basis of using the DSLR camera. Hopefully this should give my GCSE Photography class a solid understanding of the basics, such as shutter speed, aperture, ISOs, composition etc, before they undertake more project/theme based work later this term.
I have uploaded all of my lesson Powerpoints to the department website which is here:
‘The Basics’ lesson Powerpoints
Here is my scheme of work also:
Yr10 The Basics SOW 2015