Lesson Note for Primary 2 – Basic Science & Technology

Class: Primary 2
Term: 3rd Term
Week: 8
Age: 7 years
Duration: 40 minutes
Subject: Basic Science & Technology
Curriculum Theme: Computer Studies
Previous Lesson: Parts Of A Digital Wristwatch
Topic: Uses Of A Digital Wristwatch

Content/Learning Area:

  • Uses of a Digital Wristwatch
  • Social Activities: Uses of a Digital Wristwatch

Performance Objectives:

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Identify and list at least four uses of a digital wristwatch.
  • Affective Domain: Appreciate the importance of a digital wristwatch in daily activities.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate how to use various functions of a digital wristwatch.
  • Social Domain: Discuss with peers the different uses of a digital wristwatch during social activities.

Reference Materials:

The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information from Quora on What are the basic uses of a digital watch (https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-basic-uses-of-a-digital-watch.)
  • Macmillan Basic Science and Technology Pupils Book 2 by I.O. Amusan
  • Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools Book 2 by P.N. Okeke

Instructional Materials:

The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • Images of digital wristwatches
  • Actual digital wristwatch
  • Interactive whiteboard
  • Videos demonstrating the uses of digital wristwatches

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the uses of digital wristwatches equips pupils with the knowledge of how technology can be integrated into everyday life to enhance efficiency and communication. This awareness is essential in a world that increasingly relies on digital technology.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are expected to be familiar with the basic parts of a digital wristwatch as covered in the previous lesson.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Learning Area: Uses Of A Digital Wristwatch

To deliver this lesson, the teacher will adopt the following steps:

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5minLectureQuestioningExplain the day’s topic.Listen attentively.Introduction to digital wristwatch uses.
Step 2: Listing Uses10minInteractiveBrainstormingGuide pupils to list uses of wristwatches.Participate in brainstorming uses.Identifying uses of wristwatches.
Step 3: Demonstration10minDemonstrationShowingShow how different functions are used.Observe and ask questions.Learning how to operate a wristwatch.
Step 4: Group Discussion10minGroup workDiscussionFacilitate group discussion on uses.Discuss in groups.Enhancing social skills through discussion.
Step 5: Note Taking2minWritingListingInstruct pupils to take notes.Take notes in their notebooks.Summarizing learned content.
Step 6: Evaluation2minQuestion & AnswerAssessmentAsk questions about the lesson.Answer questions.Assessing understanding of the lesson.
Step 7: Conclusion1minSummarizationSummarizingSummarize the key points of the lesson.Listen and reflect on what they learned.Reinforcing the day’s learning.

Classroom Note:

Uses of a Digital Wristwatch

A digital wristwatch is not only for telling time, but it can also be used for other tasks such as:

  1. Keeping track of time.
  2. Using as an alarm to remind of important tasks.
  3. Timing activities with the stopwatch function.
  4. Checking the date.
  5. Using the backlight to see in the dark.
  6. Health Monitoring – Some advanced wristwatches can track steps or monitor heart rates.

Lesson Evaluation:

To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. Name two functions of a digital wristwatch discussed today.
  2. Show how to set the alarm on a digital wristwatch.
  3. Explain why a digital wristwatch is useful for school.

Note for teachers using my lesson plan:

Hi there, remember that I didn’t make this lesson plan with any particular class or teacher in mind and I tried as much as possible with my experience and expertise to deliver this plan in a standard and effective style utilizing the best strategy and methods. Nevertheless, you are free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, pupils’ comprehension, curriculum, and resources available to you. Happy teaching!

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Last Update: April 19, 2024