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Teaching Ceramics – Definition Matching Cards – Ceramic Terms

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Teaching ceramics involves using a lot of subject specific language. This resource is a fantastic starter activity to consolidate the learning of ceramic terms.  Students work in groups to match the word with the definition.  Just print and laminate the sheets, cut them out and then in half and you’re good to go.

There are 16 definitions included but of course you can pick and choose which ones you use:

  • Centring
  • Durable
  • Extruding
  • Firing
  • Greenware
  • Kiln
  • Scoring
  • Leather Hard Clay
  • Potter’s Wheel
  • Bisque Firing
  • Glaze
  • Slip
  • Vitrification
  • Wedging
  • Bisqueware
  • Shrink Factor

There are definition cards for colour theory too.

The Arty Teacher has an inspiring Pinterest board on ceramics.

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Sarah Crowther is The Arty Teacher. She is a high school art teacher in the North West of England. She strives to share her enthusiasm for art by providing art teachers around the globe with high-quality resources and by sharing her expertise through this blog.

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  • Ceramics Vocab.

    These are good and very convenient. They saved me a lot of time.

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