Living and Non Living Things – Meaning and Identification of Non Living Things in the School (Primary 1)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 1

THEME – LIVING AND LIVING THINGS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Living and Non Living Things – Meaning and Identification of Living Things at Home (Primary 1)

TOPIC – LIVING THINGS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Non Living Things

2. Examples of Non Living Things

3. Characteristics of Non Living Things

 

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 –

identify other living things within and outside schools.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Books, chairs and desk, toys, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Different objects within and outside the classroom/school.

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES/QUESTIONS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Display different pictures of living things and their corresponding non living things, for example – picture of life cat and of a teddy cat for the pupils to identify and discuss their differences.

Listen to them as they mentioned the characteristics of living and non living or identified each as living and non things.

Teacher’s Activities – Takes the pupils for a walk within or outside the school.

 

NON LIVING THINGS IN THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT 

Teacher’s Pupil’s Activities – Asks the pupils to mention all the non living things they can see around?

 

Non Living Things in the School 

1. Chairs

2. Desks

3. School bags

4. Books

5. Pen

6. Stones

7. Computer, phones, etc.

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT

Find out 10 non living things at home.

Non Living Things in the Home 

1. Television

2. Radio

3. Stove/Gas cooker

4. Fan

5. Clothes

6. Chairs and tables

7. Plates and spoons

8. Phones, computer, etc.

 

MEANING OF NON LIVING THINGS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks the pupils, what is non living thing?

Living things are things that are alive.

But….

Non living things are things that are not alive.

They do not need air, food or water. They do not move. They do not grow and do not reproduce.

For example,

1. Books

2. Pens

3. Machines, etc.

 

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. Uses pictures and charts to guide pupils to identify non living things in the school and at home.

Pupil’s Activities – identify from pictures and charts non living things.

3. Guides pupils to explore the school surroundings identifying non living things.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify non living things.

 

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. identify and state 5 non living thing.

2. identify non living things in their classroom.

3. identify at least 5 non living things at home

 

 

 

 

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