Wooden Surface and Reasons for Cleaning Surface in the Home (Primary 5)

HOME ECONOMICS

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 5

THEME – HOME CLEANING 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – TYPES OF SURFACE AND CLEANING

TOPIC – Wooden Surface

 

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 wooden surface and state its advantages and disadvantages.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Chart showing different types of surfaces.
  2. Cleaning 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

 

Useful Link for First Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Home Economics Primary 4, 5 and 6

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTION

Surface is the top layer of an area. For example, mud surface, wooden surface, and concrete surface.

 

TYPES OF SURFACE

  1. Mud Surface
  2. Concrete Surface
  3. Wooden Surface

 

WOODEN SURFACE

Wooden surfaces are surface made of wood. Good quality wood is needed for floor finishing.

 

Advantages of Wooden Surfaces

  1. It is cheaper than other surface.
  2. It is warm.
  3. It can be made to look attractive if well painted.
  4. It can last long.

 

Disadvantages of Wooden Surfaces

  1. It can be easily damaged by moisture.
  2. It is inflammable.
  3. It can be damaged by pests.
  4. It can be stretched with dragging of heavy objects.

 

Care for wooden Surface 

Daily cleaning

  1. Sweep to remove surface dust.
  2. Dust with cleaning.

Weekly cleaning:

  1. Sweep the surface.
  2. Scrub with brush and soapy water following the grains of the wood.
  3. Rinse and wipe dry thoroughly with clean water.
  4. Polish with correct wood polish.

 

REASONS FOR CLEANING SURFACES IN THE HOME 

  1. To remove dirt.
  2. To make it attractive.
  3. To make it durable.
  4. To avoid accident.
  5. To prevent germs and pests

 

 

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. Presents wooden surface for the pupils to identify and describe.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Describe wooden surface.
  4. Discusses with the pupils the advantages and disadvantages of wooden surface.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion.
  6. Provides temporary wood as wooden surface and discuss different ways of cleaning wooden surface both daily and weekly basis.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Clean the wooden surface and participate in discussing other means of cleaning wooden surfaces.

 

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 – Cleaning Different Surfaces in the Home

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

  1. State the meaning of surface.
  2. Mention 3 types of surface.
  3. Mention 2 advantages and disadvantages of wooden surfaces.
  4. State the daily and weekly care for wooden surfaces.

 

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