Domestic Animals – Common Domestic Animals | Grouping Domestic Animal based on their Food and Other Foods Eaten by Domestic Animals Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Basic Science

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 5

THEME –  LIVING THINGS 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – First Term Examination Links For Primary Schools

 

TOPIC – DOMESTIC ANIMALS – IDENTIFICATION OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Common Domestic Animals

2. Grouping Domestic Animal based on their Food

3. Other Foods Eaten by Domestic Animals

 

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. state common domestic animals.

2. group domestic animals based on their food.

3. mention other foods eating by animals.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can state some domestic animals.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

chart showing common domestic animals.

 

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I need. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

Teacher’s Activities – Display chart showing both domestic and wild animals for the pupils to identify and state where they can be found.

Pupil’s response – Chicken, goat, sheep, etc. are found within or around us. Lion, elephant, hippo, etc. are found in the wild (forest or bush, welcome their opinions).

Teacher’s remark – Correct. A great cheer for response to questions. The animals that can be found around us are called domestic animals. While other animals that cannot be found around are called wild animals.

DOMESTIC AND WILD ANIMALS 

Domestic animals are common animals that live near or around us. Some of them live on farm or home.

For examples,

1. Chicken

2. Dog

 

 

3. Cow

4. Cat

5. Goat, etc.

 

Wild animals are animals that live in the wild and survive on their own.

For examples,

1. Lion

2. Hippo

3. Elephant

4. Crocodile

5. Leopard, etc.

 

LESSON 2 – FOODS EATING BY THE FOLLOWING DOMESTIC ANIMALS 

Teacher’s Activities – Ask the pupils to mention food eaten by each of the following domestic animals – chicken, cow, dog, goat and cat.

Pupil’s response – response to question.

Teacher’s remark – correct. Based on the pupil’s response to questions, note their points on the board.

FOOD EATEN BY DOMESTIC ANIMALS

1. Chicken – grains

2. Cow – grasses and grains

 

 

3. Dog – Bones, meat, fish, rice, beans, yam, etc.

4. Goat – grasses and grains

5. Cat – Meat, fish, rice, beans, yam, etc.

 

LESSON 3 – EVALUATION AND ASSIGNMENT 

Lesson Evaluation

1. Differentiate between domestic and wild animals.

2. State the domestic animal that eat the following foods –

I. Grasses

Response – Cows, goats, rams, etc.

II. Grains

Response – Chicken, birds, goats, rams, etc.

III. Leaves

Response – Cows, goats, rams, etc.

IV. Bones

Response – Dogs

V. Yam

Response – Dogs, cows, goats, rams, etc.

Vi. Cassava

Response – Cows, goats, rams, etc.

 

ASSIGNMENT

1. State the common foods eaten by the following domestic animals – goat, cow and sheep

Response

I. Grains

II. Grasses

 

 

III. Leaves

Iv. Cassava/cassava pills

V. Yam/cassava pills

 

2. State the common foods eaten by the following domestic animals – chicken, pigeon and goat.

 

Response

Grains

 

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. Ask pupils to identify the animals on the chart and identify animals that live within and around us.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the animals on the chart and identify animals that live within and around us.

3. Guides pupils to identify common and other foods eating by domestic animals.

Pupil’s Activities – State the common and other foods eating by domestic animals.

4. Note the pupils points on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Writing Note

 

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

 

 

Domestic Animals II – Reproduction of Domestic Animals (Primary 5)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. state 5 common domestic animals.

2. group domestic animals based on their food.

3. mention 3 other foods eating by animals.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT 

Answer all the questions. 

 

1. __________________ are common animals that live near or around us.

A. Domestic animals

B. Wild animals

C. Bush animals

 

2. __________________ are animals that live in the wild and survive on their own.

A. Domestic animals

B. Wild animals

C. Bush animals

 

3. __________________ can also live on the farm.

A. Domestic animals

 

 

B. Wild animals

C. Bush animals

 

4. __________________ animals eat bone.

A. Cow

B. Chickens

C. Dogs

 

5. The following animals eat grain and leaves.

A. Chicken, goat and dog

B. Chicken, pigeon and goat

C. Chicken, pigeon and cat

 

Mention 2 domestic animals that commonly eat grains.

6. __________________

7. __________________

 

Mention 2 animals that commonly eat grasses.

8. __________________

9. __________________

 

Mention one animals that commonly eat bones.

10. __________________