Common Animals in the Locality and School Compound Primary 2 (Basic 2)

Last Updated on January 5, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

BASIC SCIENCE 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 2

THEME – LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Behaviour of Animals and Benefits of Animals Primary 2 (Basic 2)

 

TOPIC – COMMON ANIMALS IN THE LOCALITY AND SCHOOL COMPOUND 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Identification of Common Animals

3. Name and Collection of Harmless of Common Animals

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Tests)

 

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 and name common animals in the school compound.

2. collect and preserve some animals in the school compound, if necessary materials for preservation are available.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Domestic Animals

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts and pictures of animals

2. Specimen of animals

3. Workbook

4. Live animal

 

 

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

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. 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 – Take the pupils for a walk within and around the school, observe, identify, name and collect common animals.

Also, use pictures and charts to guide pupils to identify common animals in the school compound.

Pupil’s Activities – Name and collect harmless animals in the school compound.

Teacher’s remark – Animals are living things that need food and water to live unlike the plants. Give a great cheer active participation and write the name of animals identified on board.

 

On board, copy as I write.

COMMON ANIMALS IN THE SCHOOL COMPOUND

Animals are living things that need food and water to live.

Animals live on land and in the water and they are found within, around and very fast away from us.

 

 

Some of these animals are friendly and used for food, work and pets. While others are dangerous and live in the wild.

Common animals in the locality and school are as follows:

1. Goats

2. Dogs

3. Chickens

4. Cows

5. Birds

6. Lizards

7. Butterflies

8. Grasshoppers

9. Toad and frog

10. Fish

11. Worms

12. cockroaches

13. Mosquitoes, etc.

 

LESSON 2 – PHOTO ALBUM FOR ANIMALS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Give the pupils drawing materials, give them instructions on what to draw, organise and guide them to create photo album for animals.

 

REVISION AND WEEK LESSON ASSESSMENT 

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. Uses pictures and charts to guide pupils to identify common animals in the school compound.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify animals in their school compound.

3. Demonstrate the correct method of collecting animals for preservation.

Pupil’s Activities – Collects harmless animals in the school compound.

 

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

Common Features of the Animals Found in the School Compound Primary 2 (Basic 2)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. name 5 common animals in the school compound.

2. collect and display 3 harmless animals in the school compound. Teacher must supervise this question. 

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. ________________ are living things that need food and water to live unlike the plants.

A. Dogs

B. Goat

C. Animals

 

2. ________________ and ________________ need food and water to live unlike the plants.

A. Plants

 

 

B. Animals

C. Plants and animals

 

3. Animals are living things that need food and water to ________________.

A. live

B. play

C. fly

 

4. Animals live on ________________ and in the ________________.

A. land, water

B. land, ground

C. Water, river

 

5. Some of these animals are ________________ while some are ________________.

A. dangerous

B. friendly

C. friendly and dangerous

 

6. ________________ is used as pets.

A. Cat

B. Goat

C. Cow

 

7. Animals are living things that need ________________ and ________________ to live unlike the plants.

A. Water

B. Food

C. Food and water

 

8. ________________ live in water.

A. Goats

B. Bird

C. Fish

 

9. ________________ is a dangerous animal.

A. Snake

 

 

B. Chicken

C. Goat

 

10. ________________ is a friendly animal.

A. Snake

B. Cat

C. Lion

 

 

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