Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 4

Age: 9 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Creative And Cultural Arts

Curriculum Theme: Creative And Cultural Arts

Topic: Uses Of Arts

Content: Sources Of Sound

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

  1. Identify 2 uses of Arts.
  2. Mention 3 natural sources of Sound.

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 various art forms
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart or diagram showing natural sources of sound
  • Examples of objects producing sound

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the uses of arts and natural sources of sound is crucial for appreciating the role of art in our lives and understanding the environment around us.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of different forms of art and a general awareness of sound.


Content Development: Uses Of Arts

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Uses Of Arts 10 minsDiscussionDiscuss various uses of arts (e.g., expression, communication). Show pictures of different art forms.Engage in a discussion about the uses of arts.
Sources Of Sound 15 minsExplanation and DisplayExplain natural sources of sound (e.g., animals, thunder). Display a chart or diagram.Identify and discuss examples of natural sources of sound.
Note taking 5 minsWritingProvide key points for note-taking. Discuss and allow time for pupils to write notes.Take notes in their notebooks.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and SummarySummarize the key points of the lesson. Emphasize the importance of understanding the uses of arts and sources of sound.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:

Uses Of Arts

  1. Expression: Arts provide a creative outlet for individuals to express their thoughts, emotions, and ideas through various forms such as drawing, painting, and sculpture.
  2. Communication: Arts serve as a powerful means of communication, allowing individuals to convey messages, stories, and cultural aspects visually. This includes the use of symbols, colors, and imagery.
  3. Cultural Preservation: Arts play a vital role in preserving and transmitting cultural heritage. Traditional arts, crafts, and performances help maintain and pass on cultural practices, values, and stories to future generations.
  4. Entertainment: Arts contribute significantly to entertainment, offering enjoyment and leisure through activities like music, dance, theater, and visual arts. They enhance the quality of life and provide recreational experiences.
  5. Education: Arts are an integral part of education, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. They contribute to a holistic learning experience by engaging students in various artistic disciplines.

Natural Sources Of Sound

  1. Animals: Various animals produce sounds for communication, mating rituals, or warning signals. Examples include birds singing, dogs barking, and frogs croaking.
  2. Weather Phenomena: Natural occurrences such as thunderstorms, rain, wind, and lightning can generate distinct sounds.
  3. Water: Bodies of water, such as rivers, oceans, and waterfalls, generate sound through the movement of water.
  4. Earthquakes: Seismic activity, like earthquakes, produces low-frequency sounds. While these sounds may not always be audible to humans, they can be detected using specialized equipment.
  5. Volcanic Activity: Volcanic eruptions can create loud sounds, including explosions, the flow of lava, and the rumbling of the earth.


  1. Name two uses of arts.
  2. Mention three natural sources of sound.

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