Water

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

SOCIAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 5

THEME: 

TOPIC: Water 

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PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  1. identify sources of water supply.
  2. state uses of water.

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already know uses of water.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE – land transportation.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart of different sources of water.

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. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

WATER 

Water is a necessities of life. Humans, plants and animals depend on water for survival. Water is a natural liquid that comes from rain, rivers, stream, lakes and seas, etc. Water is a common natural liquid.

SOURCES OF WATER 

  • Natural sources of water
  1. Rain
  2. Stream
  3. Rivers
  4. Lakes
  5. Seas 
  • Man – made
  1. Tap
  2. Well
  3. Borehole

USES OF WATER 

  • Domestic Purposes
  1. cooking
  2. drinking
  3. bathing
  4. washing
  • Agricultural Purposes
  1. farming
  2. gardening
  3. fisheries
  • Industrial Purposes – manufacturing
  • Recreation
  1. swimming
  2. rafting
  3. boating 
  • Hydro – power generation

PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Guides the pupils to identify different sources of water.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Identify different sources of water.
  4. Guides the pupils to state the uses of water.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – State different uses of water. 

CONCLUSION

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

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to answer the following questions. 

SECTION A – as stated in the performance objectives. 

SECTION B

1. Water is ________________________.

(a) a necessities of life

(b) not necessities of life

(c) nothing

2. ________________________  are natural sources of water.

(a) Taps, wells and boreholes

(b) Rivers, stream and taps

(c) Seas, rivers and streams 

3. ________________________  are man – made sources of water.

(a) Taps, wells and boreholes

(b) Rivers, stream and taps

(c) Seas, rivers and streams

List 3 domestic uses of water.

4. ________________________

5. ________________________

6. ________________________

List 3 agricultural uses of water.

7. ________________________

8. ________________________

9. ________________________

10. ________________________ can be used for generating hydro – power.

(a) Water

(b) Air

(c) Sun 

 

 

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