Class: Primary 1

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 4

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Basic Science

Topic: Health And Hygiene

Content: Benefits of cleanliness 

Instructional Materials:

  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Pictures illustrating cleanliness

Specific Objective:

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

  1. List 6 benefits of cleanliness
  2. Explain the concept of cleanliness (Already taught in previous lesson)


Content Development: Benefits of Cleanliness

TimeContentTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
5 minsIntroductionDiscussionTeacher explains the importance of cleanliness in our daily lives and asks pupils to recall what they have learned in the previous lesson.Pupils listen attentively and share their understanding of cleanliness.
10 minsBenefits of CleanlinessBrainstormingTeacher leads a brainstorming session and elicits responses from pupils regarding the benefits of cleanliness. Teacher writes down the responses on the chart paper.Pupils actively participate in the brainstorming session and suggest various benefits of cleanliness.
10 minsDiscussionQuestioningTeacher discusses each benefit listed and provides explanations/examples to help pupils understand them better.Pupils listen, ask questions, and clarify their understanding of the benefits of cleanliness.
10 minsRecap and ConsolidationGroup ActivityTeacher divides the class into groups and assigns each group a specific benefit of cleanliness. Each group discusses and presents their assigned benefit to the class.Pupils work collaboratively in groups, discuss their assigned benefit, and prepare a presentation to share with the class.
5 minsEvaluationQuestioningTeacher asks questions to assess pupils’ understanding of the benefits of cleanliness.Pupils respond to the questions and demonstrate their knowledge of the topic.
5 minsNote CopyingIndividual ActivityPupils copy the main points and benefits of cleanliness into their notebooks.Pupils actively write down the important points in their notebooks.


Cleanliness refers to keeping our surroundings and ourselves clean. It is important because it has several benefits.

Some of the benefits of cleanliness include:
1. It helps prevent the spread of diseases.
2. It keeps us healthy and strong.
3. It makes our environment beautiful and pleasant.
4. It prevents pollution and protects nature .
5. It helps us stay organized and find things easily.
6. It promotes good hygiene and cleanliness habits. 


Answer the following questions:

  1. What are the benefits of cleanliness? (List at least three benefits)
  2. Why is cleanliness important for our health?
  3. What is cleanliness?

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures showing clean and dirty environments
  • Flashcards with the benefits of cleanliness
  • Whiteboard and markers

Note to Teachers:

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style and curriculum or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 26, 2023