• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 5
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Cultural And Creative Arts
  • Curriculum Theme: Cultural And Creative Arts
  • Topic: Melodic Pattern Of Music
  • Content: Introduction to music – singing in a scale of a natural key.

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Define music.
  • Affective Domain: Express appreciation for music.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Sing in a scale of a natural key.
  • Social Domain: Participate in social activities related to music.

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:

  • Visual aids (pictures of musical notes, musical instruments)
  • Musical scale demonstration tool
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the basics of music, including melodic patterns, is essential for fostering creativity and cultural appreciation in young learners.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of sounds and the ability to distinguish between different tones.


Content Development: Melodic Pattern Of Music

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerAsk pupils what they know about music.Respond to questions and share their thoughts.Understanding the concept of music.
Define Music 10 minsExplanationStorytellingExplain the meaning of music through a story.Listen attentively and ask questions.Cognitive: Definition of music.
Singing Activity 10 minsDemonstrationModelingDemonstrate singing in a scale of a natural key.Imitate the teacher’s singing.Psychomotor: Ability to sing in a natural key.
Social Activity 5 minsGroup ActivityGroup DiscussionDivide pupils into groups. Discuss and share their thoughts on music.Participate actively in group discussions.Social: Participation in social activities related to music.
Note taking 3 minsWriting Guided Note-TakingProvide a summary of key points on music.Take notes in their notebooks.Cognitive: Retention of key information.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerInteractive QuestioningAsk questions related to the lesson.Respond to questions individually.Cognitive: Comprehension of the lesson content.
Conclusion2 minsRecapReflectionSummarize the lesson and ask pupils to reflect on what they’ve learned.Share reflections and thoughts on the lesson.Affective: Appreciation for music.

Classroom Note:

What is Music?

Music is a combination of sounds that are arranged in a pleasing way. It involves elements like rhythm, melody, and harmony. Music can be created through singing, playing instruments, or a combination of both. It is a form of artistic expression that brings joy and emotion.


  1. What is the definition of music?
  2. Can you sing in a scale of a natural key?
  3. Why is music important in our lives?

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: January 6, 2024