# Capacity of Different Containers (Primary 2l

MATHEMATICS

SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD

THIRD TERM

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 2

TOPIC: Capacity

LEARNING AREA

• Lesson One – Introduction to Capacity
• Lesson Two – Arrange Containers Based on their Capacities
• Lesson Three – Comparing Capacity
• Lesson Four – Lesson Evaluation

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

LEARNING OUTCOME

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

1. identify and name objects that could be used for measuring capacity e.g. cups, empty containers, buckets etc.
2. arrange containers based on their capacities.
3. compare capacity of containers.

RATIONALE

Liquids have no regular shape. The volume is calculated by the capacity of the container they are held in. Capacity is the measure of the amount of liquid in a container. The concept of capacity will enable pupils to understand and appreciate the identify and name objects used for measuring capacity, arrange and compare containers based on their capabilities.

LEARNING MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Spoons
2. Cups
3. Buckets
4. Empty containers
5. Tins, etc.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

There are different types of containers – small, medium and large. Containers such as spoons, cups, water bottles, etc. are used at home and in the school. These containers are used for the pupils based on their needs.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
2. Lagos State Scheme of work
3. New Method Mathematics Book 2
4. All Relevant Materials
5. Online Materials