Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 10

Age: 9 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Cultural And Creative Arts

Curriculum Theme: Cultural And Creative Arts

Topic: Types Of Lines And Shapes

Content: Types Of Lines And Shapes

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

  1. List three different types of lines.
  2. Identify three different shapes.

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:

  • Drawing paper
  • Pencils
  • Markers
  • Chart paper
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding types of lines and shapes is fundamental for artistic expression and is applicable in various aspects of daily life, from art to geometry.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of drawing and be familiar with simple shapes.


Content Development: Types Of Lines And Shapes

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsIntroduce the topic Introduce the topic. Ask students to recall any lines or shapes they know.Share examples of lines and shapes they know.
Types of Lines 10 minsExplanationDefine and discuss different types of lines (e.g., straight, curved, zigzag).Identify and draw examples of each line type.
Types of Shapes 10 minsDemonstrationDiscuss various shapes (e.g., circle, triangle, square). Show examples.Draw and name different shapes on the board.
Group Activity5 minsGroup WorkDivide students into groups. Provide materials for them to create drawings using lines and shapes.Collaboratively create drawings using lines and shapes.
Note Taking 3 minsWriting Summarize key points. Encourage students to take notes.Take notes on types of lines and shapes discussed.
Evaluation 2 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives.Respond to questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson. Emphasize the importance of recognizing lines and shapes in art and everyday life.Share their understanding of lines and shapes.

Note to Pupils:

Lines And Shapes

Types of Lines:

  1. Straight line
  2. Curved line
  3. Zigzag line
  4. Diagonal line
  5. Horizontal line

Types of Shapes:

  1. Circle
  2. Triangle
  3. Square
  4. Rectangle
  5. Pentagon


  1. Name and draw a straight line.
  2. What are three different types of shapes?
  3. Draw a curved line.

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: November 15, 2023