# To measure, mark out, cut and shape materials

In this lesson, we will sketch a structure design. We will measure, mark out and make a shell structure using appropriate tools and skills. We will stiffen and strengthen the structure. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

# To measure, mark out, cut and shape materials

In this lesson, we will sketch a structure design. We will measure, mark out and make a shell structure using appropriate tools and skills. We will stiffen and strengthen the structure. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. use annotated sketches and cross-sectional drawings to develop and communicate their ideas
2. measure, mark out, cut and shape materials and components with some accuracy
3. assemble, join and combine materials and components with some accuracy

### Equipment

Card, squared paper, sellotape, masking tape, pencil, corrugated card, ruler, scissors, fabric

### Content guidance

• Equipment requiring safe usage.

### Licence

This content is made available by Oak National Academy Limited and its partners and licensed under Oak’s terms & conditions (Collection 1), except where otherwise stated.

## Video

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
What does 'cm' stand for?
Cutting materials.
Q2.
Which of these structures is commonly made from metal and glass?
Correct answer: A greenhouse.
A treehouse.
Q3.
How is a treehouse made?
Correct answer: By assembling planks of wood.
By carving out a whole tree.
Q4.
Which of these structures is normally used to contain hot liquid?
Q5.
What classification of structure is a tent?
Correct answer: A frame and shell structure.
A solid structure.

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
What is the longest length that this ruler can measure?
10 cm
Correct answer: 10.5 cm
11 cm
12 cm
Q2.
Why is cutting accurately so important?
Correct answer: So that shapes will be precise and accurate.
To take up lots of time.
Q3.
I have 2 parallel sides. I have 2 horizontal sides. I am a 2D shape. What am I?
Correct answer: A parallelogram.
A triangle.
Q4.
Scissors are used to cut materials. What other tools can be used to cut materials?
Correct answer: Coping saw.
Sandpaper.
Screwdriver.
Q5.
Which of these is the longest length?
10cm