Exploring Your Environment – Meaning of Exploring and Types of Road within and out the School (Primary 1)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 3

THEME – LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT 

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

TOPIC – EXPLORING YOUR ENVIRONMENT 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Exploring

2. Types of Road within and out School

 

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. meaning of exploring.

2. identify types of roads around the school and roads outside the school.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Different environments

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Objects in the classroom, around the school and home.

2. Charts and models.

3. Drawing materials.

 

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  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Takes pupils on a study walk around and outside the school. Calls their attention to major features – different types of roads, houses, parks, markets, etc. as they walk around.

Teacher’s Activities – Asks the pupils, what do you think we doing outside the school?

Listen to the pupils and let them know that we are EXPLORING OUR ENVIRONMENT 

 

MEANING OF EXPLORING 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion on Exploring

Exploring is the walking around in a new environment to learn, search or discover new things.

Teacher’s Remark – Sometimes, we learn as walk from one place to another.

 

LESSON TWO – TYPES OF ROAD WITHIN AND OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion on Types of Road as noticed in their outing.

1. Private roads

Road within or inside the school. Access to these is restricted from non members.

 

2. Community Roads

These roads are built by the communities to access to their resident or farmlands.

 

3. District Roads

These roads constructed and managed by the communities or local government authorities.

These roads are known as Truck C. The roads link one street to another within the local government.

 

3. State Roads

These roads are constructed and managed by the state government. The roads connected from local together. They are known as Truck B and bigger than the local government roads.

 

4. Federal Roads

These are wider roads that connect all states in Nigeria together. These roads shared borders with neighbouring countries. They are known as Truck A. 

 

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. Takes pupils on a study walk around and outside the school to explore and identify different of roads in their environment.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify different types of roads

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discussion on the meaning of exploring.

 

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:

Answer all the questions –

1. _____________________ roads restricted access to non members.

A. Private roads

B. Community roads

C. District roads

 

2. _____________________ roads give access to the people in a community.

A. Private roads

B. Community roads

C. District roads

 

3. _____________________ roads connected different streets together within a community.

A. Private roads

B. Community roads

C. District roads

4. _____________________ roads connected all local government areas within the state.

A. Local government roads

B. State roads

C. Federal  roads

 

5. _____________________ roads connected all states together.

A. Local government roads

B. State roads

C. Federal  roads

 

Match the words together.

6. State roads                             Truck A

7. Local roads                             Truck B

8. Federal roads                           Truck C

 

 

 

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