Term: 1st Term

Week: 5

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Technology 

Topic: Uses Of Clay Soil

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

– Mention 2 uses of clay soil 

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of clay soil
  • Samples of clay soil
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart paper
  • Pictures illustrating uses of clay soil


Content Development: Uses of Clay Soil

StepTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 15 minsIntroductionGreet the students and show pictures of clay soil.Look at the pictures of clay soil.
Discuss what soil is and mention clay soil.Listen attentively and observe the pictures.
Step 210 minsExplanationExplain that clay soil feels sticky and smooth.Touch the samples of clay soil and describe its feel.
Talk about two uses of clay soil: pottery and bricks.Listen and try to remember the uses mentioned.
Step 310 minsDemonstrationShow pictures of pottery and bricks.Observe the pictures and identify the items shown.
Discuss how clay soil is used to make pottery.Pay attention and ask questions if they have any.
Step 45 minsActivityDivide the class into groups.Work in groups to discuss uses of clay soil.
Give each group clay soil and ask them to mold.Mold shapes using clay soil and discuss their uses.
Step 55 minsRecap Recap the lesson and emphasize two uses of clay soil.Repeat the uses of clay soil with the teacher.
Step 65 minsEvaluation Have students mention the uses they discussed.Participate by mentioning the uses they remember.
Step 75 minsNote copying provide important points for the pupils to copy copy the important Note into their notebooks


Uses Of Clay Soil

1. Pottery

2. Brick making

3. Sculpture 

4. Ceramic tiles


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

  1. Mention 2 uses of clay soil.

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures of clay soil
  • Samples of clay soil
  • Pictures of pottery and bricks

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