Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 1

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Date:

Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Basic Science

Topic: Roads

Content: types of roads, Walking safely Within and outside the school, Safety in crossing the road (Road Safety)

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

  1. List types of roads within and outside the school.
  2. Identify and observe road crossing rules.
  3. Walk safely along the road.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:

  1. Pictures or visuals of different types of roads (pedestrian walkway, zebra crossing, traffic junction, etc.)
  2. Flashcards with road crossing rules and safety tips.
  3. Traffic signal props or pictures.
  4. Sidewalk or outdoor space for the walking activity.
Road safety

Teacher’s Aide:

  1. Safety vests or reflective bands for the teacher and students to wear during the walking activity, to emphasize the importance of being visible to drivers.
  2. Stopwatches or timers to manage the time allocated for each activity.
  3. Traffic signal props or pictures for the teacher to use during the role play activity on road crossing rules.
  4. A whistle or bell to get the students’ attention and signal transitions between activities.
  5. Colored cones or markers to create a safe walking path outside the classroom.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

Content Development – The Roads and safety on the road

TimeContentTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
5 minsIntroductionDiscussionExplain the importance of walking safely along the road. Discuss the different types of roads within and outside the school.Listen attentively and participate in the discussion.
10 minsTypes of RoadsVisual PresentationShow pictures and examples of different types of roads (e.g., pedestrian walkway, zebra crossing, traffic junction). Explain each type and their purposes.Observe the pictures and examples carefully. Identify and name the different types of roads.
15 minsRoad Crossing RulesRole PlayDemonstrate proper road crossing techniques using role play. Emphasize the importance of looking left and right before crossing the road, holding hands with an adult, and waiting for the traffic signal.Act out different road crossing scenarios and follow the proper road crossing rules.
10 minsWalking Safely Along the RoadGroup ActivityDiscuss and demonstrate how to walk safely along the road. Teach the pupils to stay on the sidewalk, walk facing oncoming traffic, and avoid distractions.Walk in small groups outside the classroom, practicing safe walking along the road.
5 minsEvaluationQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the types of roads, road crossing rules, and walking safely along the road.Respond to the questions asked by the teacher.
5 minsNote CopyingWritingWrite down the important points discussed in the lesson.Copy the notes from the board into their notebooks.

Note:

Safety rules for Walking within and outside the School:

  • Always walk on the sidewalk or pedestrian walkway when available.
  • When crossing the road, look left and right to check for oncoming vehicles. Hold an adult’s hand or cross at designated pedestrian crossings like zebra crossings or traffic junctions.
  • Follow the traffic signals and wait for the green signal before crossing.
  • Do not run or play on the road to avoid accidents.
  • Stay focused while walking and avoid distractions like using mobile phones or listening to music.

Evaluation:

Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson:

  1. What are the types of roads within and outside the school?
  2. What are the road crossing rules you should follow?
  3. How can you walk safely along the road?

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 available resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs. The examples and comparisons used should be relatable to the children’s daily lives, such as objects they encounter or familiar scenarios in their environment.

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Last Update: August 27, 2023