Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 2

Age: 9 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Curriculum Theme: Physical And Health Education

Topic: Moving Our Body Parts

Content: Locomotor Movements; Running, Skipping

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

  • Define and practice locomotor movements like running and skipping.

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:

  • Open space for movement
  • Running shoes (optional)
  • Skipping ropes (optional)

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding locomotor movements like running and skipping is crucial for physical health and fitness. It promotes an active lifestyle and coordination.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic physical coordination skills.


Content Development: Moving Our Body Parts

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsIntroduce the lesson to the pupils Explain the topic and its importance. Ask questions about running and skipping.Respond to questions and listen attentively.
Demonstration 10 minsDemonstrationDemonstrate running and skipping. Highlight proper techniques.Observe teacher’s demonstration.
Practice 15 minsGuided PracticeLead pupils in practicing running and skipping in the open space.Follow teacher’s instructions and practice the movements.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the locomotor movements practiced.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson and encourage regular physical activity.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:


Running is a way of moving our body parts where we use our legs to move quickly on our feet. When we run, one foot leaves the ground while the other pushes off, and we move forward at a faster pace than walking.


Skipping is a fun way of moving where we jump from one foot to the other while swinging a rope over our head and under our feet. It’s like a dance with jumps, and it’s a great way to exercise and have fun at the same time.


  1. What are the two locomotor movements we practiced today?
  2. Why is it important to stay physically active?

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: October 9, 2023