Collect visual and other information; explore how visual qualities can be organised and combined for different purposes to communicate their ideas about a chair; experiment with materials and techniques to construct a model chair; identify similarities and differences in their own and others' work; adapt and improve their own work according to its purpose
Find out about chairs on the internet by carrying out the tasks in the following WebQuest
Bedford Bytes - Take a Seat
The site contains lesson plans as well as other resources for this unit.
What is a Chair?
Chair Photo Gallery
Chair Artwork Gallery
What should you look for in a seat?
The Campaign for Better Seating
Exploring the Art, Craft and Design of Chairs
Wigan arts centre - Chair Exhibition and notes (pdf)
Examples of work - miniature chairs