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This week we're starting a new project on insect art.

Lesson 1 - Drawing insects in pencil

All insects have three body parts: thorax, abdomen and head. Do you know any good facts about insects? 

Work through the power point attached. 

Lesson 2 - To draw insects in colour

Did you know that insects have two names, their formal Latin names and then a second one which usually describes what they look like. For example, the pterourus glaucus butterfly is known as a tiger swallowtail because it has tiger stripes and a body that looks like a swallow tail. 

Have a look at the insects below and invent a name for them based on their appearance. 

Now work through the power point. 

Lesson 3 - Insect mosaics

Pick one of your favourite pictures from below and then have a go at answering the questions about it. 

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