Class: Primary 2

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 10

Age: 6 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Curriculum Theme: Computer Studies

Topic: GSM Phone

Content: Uses Of A GSM Phone

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

  1. Identify three uses of a GSM Phone.

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:

  • GSM Phones
  • Whiteboard/Chart
  • Markers
  • Pictures of GSM Phones
  • Flashcards

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the uses of a GSM Phone is crucial in our technology-driven world. It enhances communication and connectivity, impacting daily life positively.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of what a phone is and its general purpose.


Content Development: Uses Of A GSM Phone

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsQuestion and AnswerDiscuss the importance of phones in our daily lives. Ask pupils what they know about phones.Share their ideas and experiences.
Definition of GSM Phone 5 minsExplanationDefine what a GSM phone is and show pictures. Discuss its importance.Listen and observe pictures.
Brainstorming 10 minsGroup ActivityDivide pupils into groups. Each group lists as many uses of a GSM Phone as possible.Brainstorm and create lists.
Group Presentation10 minsDiscussionGroups present their lists. Discuss and compile a master list on the board.Participate in discussions.
Note taking 5 minsWriting Provide a summary of the compiled list. Pupils take notes in their notebooks.Copy the notes in their notebooks.
Evaluation 2 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives.Respond to questions individually.
Conclusion 3 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson. Emphasize the importance of GSM Phones in our lives.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:

Uses Of A GSM Phone

  1. Calling:
    • A GSM phone allows you to make calls to talk to friends, family, or anyone, no matter where they are.
  2. Messaging:
    • You can send text messages using a GSM phone, allowing you to communicate in writing with others.
  3. Taking Pictures:
    • A GSM phone has a camera that lets you capture moments by taking pictures.
  4. Playing Games:
    • Some GSM phones have games that you can play for entertainment and fun.
  5. Learning:
    • You can use a GSM phone to access educational apps and websites to support your learning and discover new things.


  1. What is a GSM phone?
  2. List three uses of a GSM phone.

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 21, 2023