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BASIC SCIENCE AND TECH PRIMARY 2 FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN

Week 1                                                          Lesson

Date:

Class: G. G

Time:                                                             Period(s):

Duration: 35 minutes

Subject: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Topic: ANIMALS IN THE LOCALITY

Sub-topic: Features of animals found in the locality

Instructional material/teaching aids: A wall chart of common animals found in the environment

Specific objective(s): At the end of the lesson the pupils should be able to

(a) Identify and list common animals found in the environment (locality)

(b) State the features of common animals in locality

(c) Draw common animals and label their external features

Previous knowledge: The pupils can give examples of living things that can be found in the environment

Introduction: The teacher introduces the lesson by saying animals are living things that also occupy the environment with us. Some are domestic and are friendly while some are wild and can be dangerous to us

Presentation: The lesson will be taught in the following steps thus:

Step i: The teacher identifies and list common animals found in the environment (locality):

  1. Snail
  2. Lizard

iii. Cock

  1. Cockroach
  2. Toad

Step ii: The teacher states the features of common animals in locality:

Animals Feature(s)
Snail Shell
Lizard Scales and tail
Cockroach Brownish colour and wings
Grass hopper Six legs
Spider It has eight legs
Toad It has webbed hind limbs
Fowl Features and wings

 

Step iii: The teacher draws common animals and labels their external features:

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates the lesson by asking the following questions thus:

(a) Identify and list common animals found in the environment (locality)

(b) State the features of common animals in locality

(c) Draw common animals and label their external features

Conclusion: The teacher concludes the lesson by summarizing the main points of the lesson thus: Animals are living things and are found in our locality. The appearance of an animal is given by its features and these features are noticeable since they can be seen with the eyes

Assignment:

  1. List ten animals found in the school compound or in your environment
  2. State two animals and their feature
  3. Draw a bird and label the following:

Eye, wing, beak and claw

Reference(s): Goggle word search and STAN Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools, Book 2

 

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Week 2                                                          Lesson

Date:

Class: G. G 1

Time:                                                             Period(s):

Duration: 35 minutes

Subject: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Topic: ANIMALS IN THE LOCALITY

Sub-topic: Animal and their groups and habits

Instructional material/teaching aids: A wall chart of common animals found in the environment

Specific objective(s): At the end of the lesson the pupils should be able to

(a) State the group of living things

(b) Explain mammals and reptiles

(c) Describe birds, amphibians and insects

Previous knowledge: The pupils have been seeing animals in their locality

Introduction: The teacher introduces the lesson by guiding the pupils on the grouping of animals

Presentation: The teacher presents the lesson in the following steps thus:

Step i: Group of living things is as follow:

  1. Mammals
  2. Reptiles

iii. Birds

  1. Amphibians
  2. Insects

Step ii: 1. Mammal: They give birth to their young ones alive. Examples of animals in this group are

  1. Human
  2. Dog

iii. Rabbit

  1. Goat
  2. Cat
  3. Cattle
  4. Reptiles: They lay eggs and they have scales. Examples of animals in this group are:
  5. Snake
  6. Lizard

iii. Crocodile

Step iii: 3. Birds: The animals in this group also lay eggs. Examples of birds are:

  1. Hen
  2. Pigeon

iii. Duck

  1. Turkey
  2. Amphibians: they live in moist environment to return to water to breed. They live both on land and in water. Examples are:
  3. Toad
  4. Frog

iii. Newts

  1. Salamanders
  2. Insects: They are land animals and they can survive in all types of environment. Examples are:
  3. Butterfly
  4. Grasshopper

iii. Aphids

  1. Ants
  2. Housefly
  3. Cockroach

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates the lesson by asking the following questions thus:

(a) State the group of living things

(b) Explain mammals and reptiles

(c) Describe birds, amphibians and insects

Conclusion: The teacher concludes the lesson by summarizing the main points of the lesson thus: Group of living things is as follow:

  1. Mammals
  2. Reptiles

iii. Birds

  1. Amphibians
  2. Insects

Assignment:

  1. List two animals each for the groups below:
  2. Insects
  3. Birds

iii. Reptiles

  1. Mammals
  2. State the habits of a Dog
  3. List tow domestic animals and where they live

Reference(s): Goggle word search and STAN Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools, Book 2

 

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Week 3                                                          Lesson

Date:

Class: G. G

Time:                                                             Period(s):

Duration: 35 minutes

Subject: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Topic:

Sub-topic: Animals and their habits

Instructional material/teaching aids: A chart showing animals and their habits

Specific objective(s): At the end of the lesson the pupils should be able to

(a) Define the term habit

(b) State the habits of animals

(c) List and give the habits of some animals

Previous knowledge: The pupils have been taught on animals in the locality

Introduction: The teacher introduces the lesson by guiding the pupils on the meaning of behaviour and habit

Presentation: The teacher presents the lesson in the following steps thus:

Step i: The behaviour or habit of an animal is the things the animal does naturally

Step ii: The habits of animals include:

  1. The type of food they eat
  2. Where they live

iii. How they move

  1. How they reproduce young ones
  2. How they care for their young ones
  3. The type of sound they make

Step iii: Common animals and their habits

  1. The Dog
  2. They eat mainly meat and bones
  3. Walk and run

iii. Give birth to young ones alive

  1. Barks
  2. Humans
  3. Eats plants and animals
  4. Lives on land

iii. Gives birth to young ones alive

  1. Man talks, sings, laughs and cries
  2. Cockroach
  3. Eats plants and animals
  4. Lives in dark corners of the home

iii. Crawls

  1. Lays egg that grow into young ones
  2. Destroys clothes and books
  3. Fish
  4. Eats mainly worms and other fishes
  5. Lives in water

iii. Swims

  1. The fish lays eggs that grow into young ones
  2. Snake
  3. Eats fruits, flesh and soil
  4. Lives in water, forest and on trees

iii. Crawls and glides

  1. Lays eggs
  2. The snake hisses
  3. Toad
  4. Eats mainly insects
  5. Lives on land and water

iii. Jumps and swims

  1. Lay eggs
  2. The toad croaks

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates the lesson by asking the following questions thus:

(a) Define the term habit

(b) State the habits of animals

(c) List and give the habits of some animals

Conclusion: The teacher concludes the lesson by summarizing the main points of the lesson thus: The behaviour or habit of an animal is the things the animal does naturally. The habits of animals include:

  1. The type of food they eat
  2. Where they live

iii. How they move

Assignment:

  1. List two animals each for the groups below:
  2. Insects
  3. Birds

iii. Reptiles

  1. Mammals
  2. State the habits of a Dog
  3. List tow domestic animals and where they live

Reference(s): Goggle word search and STAN Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools, Book 2

 

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Week 4                                                          Lesson

Date:

Class: G. G 1

Time:                                                             Period(s):

Duration: 35 minutes

Subject: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Topic: CLAY

Sub-topic: Preparation of clay for moulding

Instructional material/teaching aids: Sample of clay soil

Specific objective(s): At the end of the lesson the pupils should be able to

(a) Define clay

(b) Give the preparation of clay for moulding

(c) State the objects that can be moulded

Previous knowledge: The pupils have an idea on the soil called clay

Introduction: The teacher introduces the lesson by guiding the pupils on the meaning of clay soil

Presentation: The teacher presents the lesson in the following steps thus:

Step i: Clay is defined as an earthly material which can be moulded when wet.

Step ii: Preparation of clay for moulding

  1. Collection of clay
  2. Collection of pounding tools
  3. Pounding the clay into pasty or sticky form

Step iii: Objects that can be moulded with

  • Plates
  • Cup
  • Spoon
  • House
  • Earthen pot

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates the lesson by asking the following questions thus:

(a) Define clay

(b) Give the preparation of clay for moulding

(c) State the objects that can be moulded

Conclusion: The teacher concludes the lesson by summarizing the main points of the lesson thus: Clay is defined as an earthly material which can be moulded when wet.

Assignment: 1. Use clay to make mortar and a pestle

Reference(s): Goggle word search and STAN Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools, Book 2

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Week 5                                                          Lesson

Date:

Class: G. G 1

Time:                                                             Period(s):

Duration: 35 minutes

Subject: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Topic: MOVING OUR BODY PARTS

Sub-topic:

Instructional material/teaching aids: A chart showing movement pattern

Specific objective(s): At the end of the lesson the pupils should be able to

(a) Explain movement pattern

(b) State movement of animals

(c) Give movement of machine

Previous knowledge: The pupils have been moving in different basic ways

Introduction: The teacher introduces the lesson by saying our body parts moves in different basic ways and pattern during physical activities

Presentation: The teacher presents the lesson in the following steps thus:

Step i: Movement patterns are described as regular changes in position that the body parts responds to. Movement patterns made by people include:

  • Shooting and heading: Shooting forces a ball towards a particular direction while heading is used to control ball.
  • Bending and stretching: Bending is the act of curving the body from the waist level down. While stretching is the outward extension of the body or body parts
  • Marching: This is the act of working with regular steady movement of the arms and legs at the same pace

Step ii: Movement of animals includes:

  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Running
  • Crawling
  • Jumping

Step iii: Some of the movements made by machine include:

  • Flying
  • Sailing
  • Running
  • Shuttle
  • Rotation

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates the lesson by asking the following questions thus:

(a) Explain movement pattern

(b) State movement of animals

(c) Give movement of machine

Conclusion: The teacher concludes the lesson by summarizing the main points of the lesson thus: Movement patterns are described as regular changes in position that the body parts responds to

Assignment: 1. Define movement patterns

  1. List two movement patterns for:
  2. People
  3. Machine

iii. Animals

  1. Explain the movement pattern bending and stretching

Reference(s): Goggle word search and STAN Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools, Book 2

 

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Week 6                                                          Lesson

Date:

Class: G. G 1

Time:                                                             Period(s):

Duration: 35 minutes

Subject: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Topic: SWIMMING

Sub-topic:

Instructional material/teaching aids: A chart showing basic skills in swimming

Specific objective(s): At the end of the lesson the pupils should be able to

(a) Define swimming

(b) State the basic skills in swimming

(c) Give the safety rules in swimming

Previous knowledge: Some of the pupils have been swimming

Introduction: The teacher introduces the lesson by a

Presentation: The teacher presents the lesson in the following steps thus:

Step i: Swimming is the act of making progress through the water using the arms and legs. Or it is the act of moving through water using the arms and legs. People swim for the following reasons:

  • For fun/playing
  • For exercise
  • For sports

Step ii: Basic skills in swimming

  1. The free style
  2. The back stroke
  3. Breast stroke
  4. Butterfly stroke

Step iii: Safety rules in swimming

These are the things a person should do before and during swimming. They include:

  1. Do not enter the pool until you are told to do so
  2. Do not run along the pool
  3. Avoid going to the swimming pool alone
  4. Do proper warm up before entering the pool

Evaluation: The teacher evaluates the lesson by asking the following questions thus:

(a) Define swimming

(b) State the basic skills in swimming

(c) Give the safety rules in swimming

Conclusion: The teacher concludes the lesson by summarizing the main points of the lesson thus: Swimming is the act of making progress through the water using the arms and legs. Or it is the act of moving through water using the arms and legs.

Assignment:

  1. State three basic skills in swimming
  2. List three safety rules in swimming

Reference(s): Goggle word search and STAN Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools, Book 2

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