Term: 1st Term

Week: 1

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Date:

Subject: Basic Technology 

Topic: Clay  

Content: Description of Clay Soil

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

– Define Clay Soil 

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of clay soil
  • Clay soil sample
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart paper
  • Clay modeling activity materials (clay, water, plastic sheets)
  • Timer

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

Content Development: Clay Soil

StepTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
15 minIntroductionIntroduce the topic of clay soil. Explain that soil comes in different types. Mention that today, they will learn about clay soil.Listen attentively.
210 minDiscussionShow pictures of clay soil. Explain that clay soil is sticky and molds easily. Discuss how it feels when touched.Look at pictures and ask questions. Discuss the feel of clay soil.
310 minDemonstrationShow a sample of clay soil. Show how it can be molded into shapes. Discuss its properties like stickiness and smoothness.Observe the clay sample. Try molding it into shapes.
410 minActivityGuide pupils in a clay modeling activity. Provide clay and water. Instruct them to make shapes.Mold clay into different shapes using water.
55 minRecapReview the characteristics of clay soil. Discuss its uses, like making pots and bricks.Recall the properties and uses of clay soil.
65 minsNote Copying Provide the important Note of the lesson copy the note into their notebooks

Note:

What is clay soil?


Clay soil is a type of soil that feels sticky and can be easily molded into shapes. It is used to make pots and bricks.

Evaluation:

Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson 

  1. What is clay soil?
  2. How does clay soil feel when touched?
  3. What are some uses of clay soil?

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures of clay soil
  • Clay soil sample
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart paper
  • Clay modeling activity materials (clay, water, plastic sheets)
  • Timer

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, curriculum, or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 30, 2023