• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 6
  • Age: 8 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Pre Vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Home Economics
  • Topic: Care Of Rooms In The House
  • Content: Definition of house, Importance of cleaning the house, Steps in cleaning rooms

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

  • Cognitive domain:
  • Define what a house is.
  • List two importance of cleaning the house.
  • Mention the steps involved in cleaning rooms.
  • Affective domain:
  • Express the importance of maintaining a clean living space.
  • Psychomotor domain:
  • Demonstrate basic cleaning actions, like sweeping or folding.
  • Social Domain:
  • Collaborate with peers in discussing the importance of house cleanliness.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of different rooms
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Chart paper and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding how to care for rooms in the house is crucial for creating a healthy and comfortable living environment. It instills responsibility and good hygiene practices.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have a basic understanding of what a house is and why cleanliness is important.


Content Development: Care Of Rooms In The House

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerAsk students what a house is.Respond to questions, share ideas on what a house is.Define what a house is.
Definition of a House5 minsExplanationConcept MappingDefine what a house is. Use a concept map on the board to illustrate key componentsListen and take notes on the definition of a house.Grasping the concept of what constitutes a house.
Importance of Cleaning 10 minsDiscussionBrainstormingDiscuss the importance of cleaning.Participate in brainstorming on why cleaning is essential.Understand the importance of cleaning the house.
Steps in Cleaning 5 minsDemonstrationModelingDemonstrate basic steps in cleaning.Watch the demonstration and ask questions.Learn the steps involved in cleaning rooms.
Cleaning Actions 5 minsGroup ActivityGroup WorkDivide into groups, assign cleaning actions.Work in groups to demonstrate assigned cleaning actions.Demonstrate basic cleaning actions.
Note taking 5 minsWriting Note-TakingProvide notes on importance and steps.Take notes on the importance and steps of cleaning.Record key information about cleaning in their notes.
Evaluation 3 minsQuestion and AnswerQuizAsk questions related to the lesson.Answer questions individually.Assess comprehension of the lesson.
Conclusion 2 minsRecapDiscussionSummarize the key points of the lesson.Share one thing they’ve learned or found interesting.Reinforce understanding of the lesson.

Classroom Note:

What is a House?

A house is a place where people live. It provides shelter and a space for various activities.

Importance of cleaning the house

  1. Maintains a healthy environment.
  2. Enhances the beauty of the living space.
  3. Prevents the spread of diseases.
  4. Creates a positive and comfortable atmosphere.
  5. Promotes a sense of responsibility.

Steps involved in cleaning rooms

  1. Gathering Supplies: Collect cleaning tools and products.
  2. Decluttering: Remove unnecessary items from the room.
  3. Dusting and Sweeping: Clean surfaces and floors.
  4. Mopping: Clean the floors thoroughly.
  5. Arranging: Organize items in their designated places.


  1. Why is it important to clean the house?
  2. Name two steps involved in cleaning rooms.

Note to Teachers:
Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: January 16, 2024