Meaning and Uses of Materials (Types) Primary 5

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

 

BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 5

THEME – UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Second Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Basic Science and Technology Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6

TOPIC – MEANING AND USES OF MATERIALS (TYPES) 

LEARNING AREA

1. Identification of Materials

2. Types of Materials

3. Uses of Materials

 

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 materials used in technology

2. list types of materials – wood, metal and plastic

3. state what these materials are used for.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Wood and metal for making doors, plastic for making plastic, cooler, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Wood

2. Metal

3. Plastic

4. Oil

5. Rag

6. Pieces of metal

7. Sample of various technologies for identification of material types.

 

 

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

 

Relevant links:

Meaning and Uses Materials (Types) – ASEI PDSI METHOD (Primary 5)

Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Basic Science and Technology Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

Technology means any invention, including tools, machines, materials, techniques, and sources of power that makes work and lives easier for the people.

These invention are made of materials like wood (hoe, cutlass, baskets, building, etc.), metal (hoe, cutlass, building, etc.) and plastic (electronics, chair, box, etc.).

 

 

MEANING OF MATERIALS

Materials are resources used in making products of technology.

 

TYPES OF MATERIALS 

1. Wood materials

2. Metal materials

3. Plastic materials

 

EXAMPLES OF PRODUCTS MADE FROM WOOD MATERIALS 

Products made from wood materials are bows and arrows, shelter, canoes, furniture, doors and windows, pallets, bridges, electric poles, etc.

 

EXAMPLES OF PRODUCTS MADE FROM METAL MATERIALS 

Products made from metal materials are bolts and nuts, chairs  tables, tools, cylinder, pipes, roofing sheets, pots, spoons, containers, etc.

 

EXAMPLES OF PRODUCTS MADE FROM PLASTIC MATERIALS 

Products made from plastics materials are rulers, toothbrushes, electronics, shirt and blouses buttons, plastic pipes, etc.

 

Teacher’s Activities – Lets the pupils state different products made from wood, metal and plastic materials. 

 

LESSON TWO – USES OF MATERIALS – As stated in examples of wood, metal and plastic materials.

Outside Class Activities

Take a survey around the school compound and identify materials used.

Suggest reasons why particular materials are used. e.g. metal for door handles, wood and metal for doors, etc.

Touch and feel the nature of the materials.

Participate in class discussions and group activities.

 

LESSON THREE – WEEKLY ASSESSMENTS 

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

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. Displays materials and discusses the materials used in technology.

3. Guides students to identify and classify the materials.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and classify the materials.

4. Explains what these materials are used for.

Pupil’s Activities – State the uses of different materials.

 

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. list three types of materials used in technolog.

2. state five (5) uses of each of the following:

  • wood materials
  • metal materials
  • plastic materials

 

 

 

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