Class: Primary 1

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 5

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Physical & Health Education 

Topic: Games

Content: Ball Games

Instructional Materials:

  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures of various ball games
  • Ball (football, basketball, tennis ball, etc.)
  • Timer or stopwatch

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

  • Define Ball games
  • List 4 Examples of ball games
  • List 3 skills in ball games

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils should have a basic understanding of different types of games and physical activities.

Rationale for the Lesson:
This lesson introduces pupils to the concept of ball games, helping them understand what ball games are, their examples, and the skills involved. This knowledge promotes physical activity, teamwork, and coordination among pupils.


Content Development: Ball Games

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction3 minsDiscussion– Greet the pupils
– Introduce the topic: Ball Games
– Explain the objectives of the lesson
– Respond to greetings
– Listen attentively
Definition of Ball Games6 minsExplanation– Define ball games as physical activities played with a ball
– Mention that ball games are popular worldwide
– Listen and take notes
– Ask questions if unclear
Examples of Ball Games10 minsDiscussion– Show pictures of football, basketball, tennis, etc.
– Discuss each game briefly
– Ask pupils if they know other ball games
– Observe pictures
– Participate in the discussion
Skills in Ball Games12 minsDiscussion– Explain skills like kicking, throwing, catching, dribbling, and teamwork
– Describe how each skill is used in specific games
– Listen carefully
– Ask questions for clarification
Review and Recall4 minsQ&A– Recap what was taught
– Ask pupils to define ball games and mention examples and skills
– Respond to questions
– Participate in the recall
Evaluation5 minsObservation– Observe pupils’ participation in class discussions and responses during review– Engage actively in discussions
Note Copying5 minsWriting– Write down the definition of ball games, examples, and skills on the board– Copy notes into their notebooks



A ball game is a type of physical activity played using a ball.

Examples of ball games include football, basketball, tennis, volley ball, baseball and more.


In ball games, players use skills like kicking, throwing, catching, shooting, bouncing, passing, dribbling, and teamwork to play and have fun.


  1. Can you define what a ball game is?
  2. Name three examples of ball games.
  3. Mention two skills used in ball games.

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures of football, basketball, tennis, etc.
  • Ball (football, basketball, tennis ball, etc.)
  • 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, curriculum, or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 29, 2023