The Sense of Touch (Touching) or Feeling – Skin (Primary 2)

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

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM

WEEK 7 – SENSE OF TOUCH 

PRIMARY 2

THEME: LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – The Sense of Sound (Ears) – Various Sounds from Different Objects, Animals and People (Primary 2)

TOPIC: THE SENSE OF TOUCH (FEELING) 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. The Sense of Touch (Feeling)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. observe and identify organ of touching (skin).

2. identify objects by touching and feeling.

3. identify things or objects that are soft and hard, smooth and rough, sharp and blunt, etc.

4. state the importance of skin.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Speaking and Listening

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Things or objects that are soft and hard, smooth and rough, sharp and blunt, etc.

 

 

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 – Provides the pupils with different objects like –

  • water (chill, water and hot)
  • papers (soft and hard, smooth and rough)
  • clothes (soft and hard)
  • woods (smooth and rough)
  • irons (smooth and rough, sharp and blunt)
  • tiles (smooth and rough), etc.

 

AREA OF CONCENTRATION – WATER, PAPER AND CLOTHES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Practical Demonstration of Touching under the Categories –

1. Soft or Hard

2. Smooth or Rough

3. Chill, Warm or Hot

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT 

 

 

LESSON TWO – FURTHER PRACTICE ON SENSE OF TOUCH ON WOODS, TILES AND IRONS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Practical Demonstration of Touching under the Categories –

1. Soft – – – Hard

2. Smooth – – – Rough

3. Sharp and Blunt

 

IMPORTANCE OF SKIN 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion on the importance of skin.

 

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. Provides items of different textures, shapes, temperature and pressure.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Feel or touch their cheeks and heads, tissue paper, touch different types of paper/cardboards.
  • Touch cold and warm objects or water.

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discussion on the importance of skin.

 

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:

distinguish between rough and coarse objects, cold and hot, etc.

 

 

 

 

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