The story of dyes. Level 1 and 2
Achievement Objectives -- Whāinga Paetae: Te Pū me te More
1.2 & 2.2 Find out about the uses of common materials and relate these to their observed properties. Te Marautanga o Aotearoa: (p.98-99) Ō Kawekawe, Ngā Āhutanga me ngā Panoni Matū. Te Pū 1. Te More 1.
I will be able to:
- name a plant or animal that is used as a dye
- explain how this dye is prepared
- present my ideas clearly
- share my ideas with others.
|Success criteria||Self-assessment||Peer assessment||Teacher assessment|
|I can name a plant or animal that is used as a dye.|
|I can explain how this dye is prepared.|
|I can present my ideas clearly.|
|I can share my ideas with others.|
Choose a natural dye to research. Examples of dyes could include:
- raurēkau (To identify raurēkau see The art of dyeing)
- lichen (Some lichens are pale green and grow on pavements; others are orange and grow on rocks. Some hang from the branches of trees in the forest.) or
Find out more on where these dyes come from and how they are prepared. Present your information to the class. If you can, use examples of these substances in your presentation.