Domestic Animals – Reproduction in Domestic Animals Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Basic Science

Last Updated on February 25, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

SECOND TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 5

THEME –  DOMESTIC ANIMALS 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – DOMESTIC ANIMALS I – IDENTIFICATION OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS

 

TOPIC – DOMESTIC ANIMALS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Reproduction in Domestic Animals

2. Habits of Some domestic Animals

3. Benefits of domestic Animals

 

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. describe the reproduction in domestic animals.

2. describe the habits of some domestic animals.

3. state the benefits of domestic animals.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can state the uses of domestic animals.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

chart showing reproduction in domestic animals.

 

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I draw. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display a chart showing male and female domestic animals (chicken and goat) for the pupils to identify and differentiate between male and female domestic animals.

Pupil’s response – quick response to question.

Teacher’s remark – Listen to the pupils and give a cheer for active participation and quick response.

 

HOW CHICKENS AND GOATS PRODUCE THEIR YOUNG ONES 

Teacher’s Activities – Ask the pupils to describe or explain how chickens and goats reproduce their young once.

Pupil’s response – Quick response to the teacher’s questions.

 

 

Teacher’s remark – Listen to the pupils and celebrate active participation. Support their points and do the board summary.

 

MEANING OF REPRODUCTION IN DOMESTIC ANIMALS 

Reproduction is  the process by which adult animals reproduce their young ones.

 

REPRODUCTION IN CHICKENS AND GOATS

A male meets with a female animal of the same type. That’s male chicken meets female chicken and male goat meets female goat. After mating, the female chicken (ducks, pigeons, etc.) lay eggs. These eggs later hatch into young once.

In other animals like goat, dogs, sheep, cows, etc., after mate, the female carries pregnancy and later gives birth to the young animal alive.

The young animals grow and become adult.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

State 5 domestic animals that lay eggs and 5 domestic animals that carry pregnancy.

Response

  • Animals that lay eggs include – chickens, pigeons, ducks, fishes,, etc.
  • Animals that carry pregnancy include – goats, dogs, cows, pigs, etc.

 

LESSON 2 – DOMESTIC ANIMALS AND THEIR YOUNG ONES 

Teacher’s Activities – Write on the board, the names of some young animals for the pupils to spell and pronounce. Then, discuss each name.

Pupil’s response – spell and pronounce the names of young animals. Then, participate in the discussion.

Teacher’s remark – For active participation, give a great cheer. Summary the activities on the board.

 

NAMES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS AND THEIR YOUNG ONES

  • Hen – Chick is a name of young hen.
  • Cat – Kitten is a name of young cat.

 

 

  • Dog – Puppy is a name young dog.
  • Cow – Calf is a name of young cow.
  • Donkey – Colt is a name of young donkey.
  • Duck – Duckling is a name of young duck.
  • Pig – Piglet is a name of young pig.
  • Goat – Kid is a name of young goat.
  • Sheep – Lamb is a name of young sheep.

 

LESSON 3 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s activities – Discuss the benefits (importance) of domestic animals with your pupils.

Pupil’s activities – active participation in the class discussion.

Teacher’s remark – For participation, give a great cheer. Note the points on the board.

BENEFITS OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS

1. Milk and meat production – chickens, goats, cows, etc.

2. Transportation – horses and donkeys

3. Security – dogs

4. Pet – dogs and cat

5. Pest (rats) control – cat

 

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. Ask pupils to identify the features of male and female domestic animals.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the features of male and female domestic animals.

3. Guides pupils to discuss the reproduction in domestic animals.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the discussion.

4. Leads pupil’s to identify young domestic animals and their names.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify young domestic animals and their names.

Classroom Note.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

NEXT LESSON

Human Body (Skeleton/Skeletal System)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. name 5 domestic animals that lay eggs.

2. name 5 domestic animals that carry pregnancy.

3. list 5 domestic animals and their young ones.

4. identify the features of male and female animals.

5. draw a male and female chicken.

6. discuss the reproduction in domestic animals.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

Answer All the Questions. 

 

1. ______________ is  the process by which adult animals reproduce their young ones.

A. Meeting

B. Production

C. Reproduction

 

2. Animals that lay eggs are ______________.

A. chickens, dog and ducks

 

 

B. chickens, fish and ducks

C. Rabbit, dog and goat

 

3. Animals that carry pregnancy include – goats, dogs, cows, pigs, etc.

A. chickens, dog and ducks

B. chickens, fish and ducks

C. Rabbit, dog and goat

 

Match the animals to their young animals. 

4. Hen                  Kitten

5. Cat                   Puppy

6. Dog                  Chick

 

Match the animals with their functions.

7. Milk and meat production                    Dogs

8. Transportation                                       Cats and dogs

9. Security                                                   Goats and chickens

10. Pet                                                         Horses and donkeys

 

 

 

Smart Teachers Plan Lesson Notes - ClassRoomNotes support teachers with hands-on lesson plans/notes, printable and thoughtful teaching resources. @ClassRoomNotes - We always love to hear from you always. Stay connected with your classroom.
error: