Meaning (Types) and Importance of Maintenance (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 11

PREVIOUS LESSON – INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORK HAND TOOLS (PRIMARY 6)

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: MAINTENANCE

LEARNING AREA 

  1. Definition of Maintenance
  2. Types of Maintenance
  3. Importance of Maintenance

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):

  1. explain of maintenance;
  2. list types of maintenance;
  3. state the importance of maintenance.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:  The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts or pictures showing maintained and non – maintained equipment or implement.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Macmillan basic science and technology book 6, Page 121-127
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

 

PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES 1 – EXAMINE THE CLASS CEILING FAN

 

 

The fans are very dirty.

 

Teacher’s remark – The fans are dirty because there is no regular cleaning. 

 

TEACHER’S/PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES 2 – CLEANING OF SOME CLASSES CEILING FAN 

 

You (teacher) are to take a lead in these activities.

 

Teacher’s Activities/Classroom Note – These activities are maintenance. Dusting a table, sweeping the classroom, polishing shoes and furniture, etc. are called maintenance.

In all work place, houses, schools and roads, maintenance are needed to keep them in good condition. 

 

PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES 3 – WHAT IS MAINTENANCE? 

 

Maintenance are the activities carried out on daily or regular basis to make our things in good working condition.

 

Teacher’s activities – support their definition and note it on the board for writing. 

 

LESSON TWO 

 

TEACHER’S/PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES/CLASSROOM NOTE 4 – TYPES OF MAINTENANCE 

 

There are three types of maintenance,

1. Corrective maintenance 

This is the maintenance (repair) carried out after an equipment is no more working.

 

2. Preventive maintenance 

This is the maintenance (repair) carried out on equipment so that they will not stop working.

 

3. Predictive maintenance 

This is the maintenance required special instrument to detect a likely fault in any equipment. For example, tyre gauge, oil gauge, etc.

 

PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES 5 – WHY MAINTENANCE ARE IMPORTANT? 

1. It makes our tools and equipment last long.

2. It reduces the risk accident around us.

3. It makes our work to be done faster.

4. It keeps our equipments in good condition.

5. It makes our environment to be beautiful.

6. It reduces waste of money.

 

Teacher’s activities – Lead pupils to identify the importance of maintenance. 

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson – introduction to woodwork hand tools. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Explains the meaning of maintenance;

Pupils’ Activities – state the meaning of maintenance.

3. Explain the types of maintenance;

Pupils’ Activities – distinguish between the types of maintenance.

4. Explain the importance of maintenance;

Pupils’ Activities – state three types of maintenance.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to

1. explain the meaning of maintenance;

2. list two types of maintenance;

3. distinguish between the types of maintenance;

4. mention three the importance of maintenance.

 

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