• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 7
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Basic Science Technology
  • Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology
  • Topic: Examples Of Things Which Makes Sound
  • Content: Examples Of Things Which Makes Sound

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive domain: Pupils will be able to list at least two examples of things that make sound.
  • Affective domain: Pupils will show curiosity and interest in exploring various sounds in their environment.
  • Psychomotor domain: Pupils will be able to produce sounds using simple objects.
  • Social Domain: Pupils will work in groups to identify and share examples of sounds they hear in their surroundings.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures and real objects that produce sound (bells, whistle, drum)
  • Audio recordings of various sounds
  • Chart with pictures of sound-producing objects

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the sources and types of sounds enriches pupils’ knowledge about their environment and enhances their observational skills. This lesson aims to make pupils aware of the various sounds around them, fostering their curiosity and learning about the science of sound in everyday life.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are expected to have basic verbal communication skills and can identify common objects in their environment.


Content Development: Examples Of Things Which Makes Sound

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDiscussionQuestion and AnswerTeacher introduces the topicPupils listen attentivelyIntroduction to sound sources
Step 2: Demonstration10 minDemonstration & ListenShow and TellTeacher shows objects, plays sound recordingsPupils identify sounds, repeat namesRecognizing different sound sources
Step 3: Group Work10 minCollaborative LearningGroup DiscussionGuides pupils in group to discuss and list soundsGroups list and share their findingsTeamwork in learning
Step 4: Practical10 minHands-on ActivityLearning by DoingAssists pupils in making sounds with objectsPupils make sounds using objectsPsychomotor skill in producing sound
Step 5: Conclusion5 minSummary & ReviewRecapitulationSummarizes the lesson, highlights key pointsPupils recapitulate what they’ve learnedReinforcement of lesson objectives

Classroom Note:

Examples Of Things Which Makes Sound

  1. Bell – Rings to signal the start or end of something.
  2. Drum – Makes sound when hit with hands or sticks.
  3. Whistle – Blown to produce a high-pitched sound.
  4. Animals – Dogs bark, cats meow.
  5. Transport – Cars honk, trains whistle.
  6. Nature – Wind howling, rain falling.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What sound does a bell make?
  2. Name two animals and the sounds they make.
  3. Show how to make a sound using your hands.

Note to Teachers:

Customize the lesson content to match the resources available and the pupils’ learning pace. Encourage pupils to explore and express their observations about sounds in their environment. This lesson is a foundational step towards understanding the broader topic of sound, its sources, and its importance in communication and environmental awareness.

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Last Update: March 23, 2024