Class: Primary 2

Term: 1st Term

Week: 3

Age: 8 years

Duration: 40 minutes



Subject: Cultural And Creative Arts

Curriculum Theme: Cultural And Creative Arts


Content: Define and explain patterns and designs. Designs on clothes, bedsheets, etc.

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

  • Define patterns and designs.
  • Identify patterns and designs on various items.
  • Create their own basic shape patterns.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of patterned items (clothes, bedsheets, etc.)
  • Drawing paper
  • Pencils
  • Erasers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding patterns and designs is essential as they are part of our daily lives, from clothing to interior decorations. It also enhances creativity.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of shapes and colors.


ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsQuestion and AnswerExplain the topic and its importance. Ask questions to assess prior knowledge.Respond to questions and listen attentively.
Defining Patterns and Designs 5 minsDiscussionDefine patterns and designs. Show pictures of patterned items (clothes, bedsheets). Discuss and name the patterns.Identify and name the patterns.
Identifying Patterns 10 minsDemonstrationShow more pictures of patterned items and ask pupils to identify patterns on them.Identify and point out patterns on pictures.
Creating Basic Shape Patterns 10 minsDemonstrationDemonstrate how to create basic shape patterns (e.g., using squares and circles).Attempt to create their own basic shape patterns.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about patterns, designs, and creating basic shape patterns.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson and encourage creativity in creating patterns.Share what they’ve learned.
Note taking 5 minsWriting Provide brief notes summarizing the key points of the lesson.Copy the notes into their notebooks.

Note to Pupils:

What are Patterns And Designs?

Patterns and designs are shapes and colors arranged in a specific way. We see patterns on clothes, bedsheets, and many other things.


  1. What are patterns and designs?
  2. Can you name a pattern you see on clothes or bedsheets?
  3. How can you create a basic shape pattern?

Note to Teachers:
Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: September 25, 2023