Class: Primary 3

Term: 1st Term

Week: 9

Age: 8 years

Period:

Duration: 40 minutes

Date:

Subject: Basic Science & Technology

Curriculum Theme: Physical & Health Education

Topic: Fundamental Rhythms and Movement

Content:

  • Meaning of fundamental rhythms.
  • Activities under fundamental rhythms: walking, bending, marching, skipping, and jumping.

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

  • Define fundamental rhythms.
  • List different activities under fundamental rhythms.
  • Perform fundamental rhythm movements.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Visual aids (pictures or diagrams)
  • Markers and a whiteboard

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding fundamental rhythms and movements is essential for physical health and coordination. This knowledge helps in maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils should have basic knowledge of physical movements and activities for their age.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES: 

ContentTime Teaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction (Meaning)5 MinsDiscussion– Introduce the topic “Fundamental Rhythms and Movement.”
– Explain that fundamental rhythms are basic, repeated movements that our bodies make.
Listen attentively.
Defining Fundamental Rhythms5 MinsExplanation & Discussion– Define fundamental rhythms as basic, repeated movements that our bodies naturally do.
– Ask pupils to think of some movements they do every day.
Think and share ideas.
Activities Under Fundamental Rhythms10 MinsDemonstration & Practice– Give examples like walking, bending, marching, skipping, and jumping.
– Demonstrate each activity (walking, bending, marching, skipping, and jumping).
– Have pupils practice each movement.
– Correct and guide them as needed.
Practice movements.
Listing Activities5 MinsDiscussion– Ask pupils to list the activities they practiced.
– Discuss why these activities are important for our bodies.
Share and discuss.
Conclusion5 MinsRecap & Discussion– Summarize the lesson on fundamental rhythms and their importance.
– Encourage questions and discussions.
Ask questions and discuss.
Note Taking5 MinsNote Preparation– Provide a concise note summarizing the lesson.
– Pupils copy the note into their notebooks.
Copy the note.

Note to Pupils:

Fundamental Rhythms:

These are basic, repeated movements our bodies make naturally.

Activities under Fundamental Rhythms:

  1. Walking
  2. Bending
  3. Marching
  4. Skipping
  5. Jumping.

These movements help us stay healthy and active.

Evaluation:

  1. What are fundamental rhythms?
  2. List three activities under fundamental rhythms.
  3. Why are these activities important for our bodies?

Teaching Aids:
Visual aids, markers, whiteboard.

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: September 25, 2023