Term: 1st Term

Week: 2

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Technology 

Topic: Types of Clay Soil  

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

– list 2 types of clay soil 

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of different types of clay soil
  • Clay soil samples (if available)
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart or poster of types of clay soil


Content Development: Types of Clay Soil

StepsTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 15 minIntroduction – Greet the class.– Greet the teacher.
– Recap previous lesson.– Recap previous lesson.
– Introduce the topic.– Listen attentively.
Step 210 minExplanation– Discuss different types of clay soil.– Listen and observe.
– Show pictures of different clay soil types.– Ask questions if needed.
– Describe the properties of each type.
Step 310 minDemonstration– Show samples of clay soil types.– Observe the samples.
– Explain how to classify clay soil types.– Classify the samples based on what they see.
– Use chart or poster to categorize clay soil types.
Step 410 minGroup Activity– Divide pupils into groups.– Participate in group activity.
– Give each group samples of clay soil.– Classify the samples into types.
– Instruct them to classify the samples.
– Provide guidance as needed.
Step 55 minEvaluation – Ask pupils to identify types of clay soil.– Respond to questions.
Step 65 minNote Copying – Provide the note on the board.– Copy the note into their notebooks.


Types of Clay Soil

1. Red clay soil

2. Black clay soil

3. Sandy clay soil

4. Loamy clay soil

5. Sticky clay soil


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

  1. What are 2 different types of clay soil?
  2. Why is it important to identify different types of clay soil?

Teaching Aids:
Pictures of different types of clay soil, clay soil samples (if available), whiteboard and markers, chart or poster of types of clay soil

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 28, 2023