Class: Primary 1

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 3

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science & Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology

Topic: Simple Machines – Basket

Content: Uses of a Basket

Specific Objectives:

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

  • Identify a basket
  • List 2 uses of a basket

Instructional Materials:

  • Basket
  • Real-life objects to demonstrate the uses of a basket (e.g., fruits, toys)
  • Chalkboard or whiteboard
  • Chalk or markers


Content Development: Uses of a Basket

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction5 minutesDiscussionTeacher asks: “What is a basket?”Pupils respond and provide their understanding of a basket.
Step 2: Definition of a Basket5 minutesLectureTeacher explains the meaning and purpose of a basket, highlighting its characteristics (shape, material, handles, etc.).Pupils listen attentively and take notes.
Step 3: Uses of a Basket15 minutesDemonstrationTeacher demonstrates the uses of a basket by showing real-life objects being carried or stored in a basket (e.g., fruits, toys).Pupils observe the demonstrations and actively participate by identifying the uses.
Step 4: Discussion10 minutesQuestion and AnswerTeacher engages the pupils in a discussion to explore additional uses of a basket.Pupils share their ideas and contribute to the discussion.
Step 5: Recap and Conclusion5 minutesSummaryTeacher summarizes the key points discussed and emphasizes the importance of a basket in daily life.Pupils listen attentively and take notes.
Evaluation5 minutesQuestioningTeacher asks questions to assess pupils’ understanding of the lesson objectives.Pupils respond to the questions.
Note Copying5 minutesNote TakingTeacher instructs pupils to copy the summary and key points into their notebooks.Pupils copy the notes.

Note :

What is a Basket?

A basket is a container made of natural or artificial materials such as wood, plastic, or woven materials. It has an open top and usually handles for carrying objects.

Uses of a Basket:

  1. Baskets can be used to organize items in the home or classroom.
  2. Baskets are commonly used for gathering fruits or vegetables during harvest seasons.
  3. Baskets are often used for packing and carrying food, drinks, and utensils for picnics, outings, or outdoor activities
  4. Baskets can also be used for storing dirty laundry. They can be placed in bedrooms or bathrooms.


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson.

  1. What is a basket?
  2. Can you mention two uses of a basket?

Teaching Aids:

  • Basket
  • Fruits
  • Toys
  • Chalkboard or whiteboard
  • Chalk or markers


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 26, 2023