Term: 1st Term

Week: 3

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Technology 

Topic: Sources of Soil

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

– list 2 sources of soil

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of different soil sources
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart paper
  • Colored pencils


Content Development: Sources of Soil

StepTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 15 minsDiscussion– Greet the students.– Greet the teacher.
– Ask if they know what soil is and where it comes from.– Respond to the teacher’s questions.
– Introduce the topic “Sources of Soil”.– Listen attentively.
Step 210 minsExplanation– Show pictures of different soil sources (garden, beach).– Look at the pictures.
– Explain that soil comes from different places.– Listen and try to understand.
– Discuss each source briefly.– Engage in discussions.
Step 310 minsGroup Activity– Divide the class into groups.– Get into groups.
– Give each group chart paper and colored pencils.– Collect materials.
– Instruct each group to draw one source of soil.– Draw the source of soil assigned.
– Encourage creativity and labels.– Discuss and draw together.
Step 45 minsDiscussion– Ask each group to present their drawing.– Present the drawing.
– Discuss the similarities and differences.– Listen to other groups.
Step 55 minsRecap– Summarize the main points about soil sources.– Listen to the summary.
– Emphasize the importance of soil.– Pay attention to importance of soil.
Step 65 minsQuestioning– Ask pupils to name one source of soil.– Answer the teacher’s question.
– Call on different pupils to respond.– Raise their hands to answer.
Step 75 minsNote Writing– Provide a short note on sources of soil.– Copy the note into their notebooks.


Sources Of Soil

– River

– Pond

– Quarry

– Forest

– Beaches


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

  1. Can you name one source of soil?
  2. Where does soil come from?

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures of different soil sources (garden, beach)
  • Chart paper
  • Colored pencils

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.

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Last Update: August 28, 2023