Plants As Living Things | Characteristics of Plants as Living Things Primary 3 (Basic 3) Term 3 Week 4 Basic Science and Technology

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 3 

THEME – LEARNING 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Classes of Plants Based on Life Span | Uses of Plants Term 3 Week 3 Basic Science and Technology

 

TOPIC – PLANTS AS LIVING THINGS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Plants as Living Things

3. The Features of Plants

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. describe the plants as living things.

2. state the reasons why plants are living things.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can describe plants as living things.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of specimen of plants and animals in the localities.

 

 

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 1 – INTRODUCTION

Living things are things that are alive.

 

PLANTS AS LIVING THINGS 

Plants are living because they move, grow, breath, take in nutrients, reproduce and die.

 

1. MOVEMENT 

Plants can move from one place to another either wind, water or man and human activities.

 

2. EAT 

Plants eat (feed) on organic manure.

 

3. BREATH 

Plants breath in carbon oxide and breath out oxygen.

 

4. GROW 

Plants grow in height and size.

 

5. REPRODUCE 

Plants reproduce young ones or regenerate themselves.

 

6. DIE

Plants die and decay.

 

LESSON 2 – REVISION

 

LESSON 3 – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

 

 

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. Teacher organizes the pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class.

 

3. Teacher displays sample of life plants and dry plants.

4. Teacher lets pupils in groups or pairs to examine and discuss the different between them.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the process of growing plants till death.

5. Teacher uses the sample plants to introduce the lesson and lead a discussion on plants as living things.

Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to understand the concept of the lesson and analyze the characteristics of plants as living things in their communities.

6. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate evaluation.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson and write as instructed.

 

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 –

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Teacher asks pupils to, 

1. describe the plants as living things.

2. state 5 reasons why plants are living things.

 

 

 

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