Lesson Note

  • Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 5
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Pre-Vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Agricultural Science
  • Topic: Farm Animals
  • Content: Examples Of Animals That Live On Land And In Water

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to list three examples of animals that live on land and three examples of animals that live in water.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should show appreciation for the diversity of farm animals.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to draw and label at least one farm animal that lives on land and one that lives in water.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to work in groups to discuss different animals and where they live.

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 farm animals
  • Flashcards
  • Drawing papers and crayons

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the different habitats of farm animals enriches pupils’ knowledge about the environment and promotes empathy towards animals. It helps in fostering a sense of responsibility towards animal care and environmental conservation from an early age.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: Pupils are expected to be familiar with the names of basic farm animals.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Content Development: Farm Animals

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDiscussionQuestion and AnswerIntroduce the topic and ask pupils to name animals they know.Pupils name animals they are familiar with.Introduction to farm animals.
Step 2: Examples Of Animals That Live On Land And In Water 10 minLectureVisual AidsExplain and show pictures of animals that live on land and in water.Pupils observe and identify animals based on their habitats.Understanding animal habitats.
Step 3: Group Activity10 minGroup WorkCooperative LearningDivide pupils into groups and provide flashcards for sorting animals by their habitats.In groups, pupils sort animals into land or water habitats.Enhancing teamwork and understanding of habitats.
Step 4: Drawing Activity10 minPracticalHands-on ActivityInstruct pupils to draw and label one animal that lives on land and one that lives in water.Pupils draw and label the animals.Application of knowledge through art.
Step 5: Conclusion and Evaluation5 minDiscussionQuestion and AnswerRecap the lesson and ask questions related to the topic.Pupils answer questions based on the lesson.Assessing understanding of farm animal habitats.

Classroom Note:

Examples of animals that live on land:

  1. Cow
  2. Horse
  3. Goat
  4. Sheep
  5. Pig
  6. Chicken
  7. Duck

Examples of animals that live in water:

  1. Fish
  2. Frog
  3. Duck (also lives on land)
  4. Swan
  5. Crab
  6. Turtle
  7. Dolphin

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Can you name three animals that live on land?
  2. Can you name three animals that live in water?
  3. Draw and label one animal that lives on land and one that lives in water.

Note to Teachers:

Feel free to adjust the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to fit your unique teaching style, the curriculum you’re following, and the resources you have available. Engage the pupils with real-life examples where possible, and encourage them to share their experiences and thoughts to make the lesson more interactive and enjoyable.

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Last Update: April 5, 2024