Uses Of Each Functional Room in the House Home Economics Primary 3 First Term Lesson Notes Week 6

Subject: Home Economics

Topic: Uses of Each Functional Room in the House

Class: Primary 3

Term: First Term

Week: 6

Duration: 40 minutes

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and understand the functions of different rooms in the house.
  2. Describe how these rooms contribute to family life.
  3. Explain the importance of each room in the house.

Embedded Core Skills: Communication, Observation, Critical Thinking

Learning Materials:

  • Pictures of different rooms in a house
  • Drawing materials (paper, crayons)
  • Flashcards with room names
  • Whiteboard and markers

Content :

Uses of Various Functional Rooms in the House

Living Room

  • 🏠 The living room is where family members relax and entertain themselves.
  • 🏠 It is used for receiving and entertaining visitors.
  • 🏠 We use it for carrying out social activities like birthday parties and other celebrations.


  • 🛏️ The bedroom is used for resting and sleeping.
  • 🛏️ It’s where we keep our clothes, books, and personal belongings like jewelry.
  • 🛏️ We also use it as a dressing room to get ready for school, work, and outings.

Dining Room

  • 🍽️ This is where we serve and eat family meals.
  • 🍽️ It can also be used for studying and doing homework.


  • 🍳 It’s the room where we prepare and cook our food.
  • 🍳 We also use it for storing kitchen utensils like pots, spoons, knives, and food items.

These are the important uses of different rooms in our homes. 😊

Evaluation :

  1. The bedroom is mainly used for __________ and sleeping. a) studying b) playing games c) resting d) cooking
  2. In the bedroom, we keep our clothes, books, and other personal belongings, including __________. a) bicycles b) jewelry c) cars d) pets
  3. The bedroom also serves as a dressing room where we get ready for __________. a) picnics b) school, work, and outings c) cleaning d) shopping
  4. The dining room is where family __________ are served and eaten. a) books b) games c) meals d) clothes
  5. The dining room can also be used for studying and doing __________. a) cooking b) homework c) gardening d) sleeping
  6. The kitchen is the room where we prepare, cook, and serve our __________. a) clothes b) toys c) food d) books
  7. In the kitchen, we also store kitchen utensils such as pots, spoons, knives, and __________. a) pets b) furniture c) food items d) bicycles
  8. The living room is where family members relax and __________. a) play sports b) cook meals c) entertain themselves d) do homework
  9. The living room is also used for receiving and entertaining __________. a) visitors b) teachers c) pets d) strangers
  10. Birthday parties and other social activities can be held in the __________. a) kitchen b) bathroom c) living room d) bedroom

Presentation: Step 1: Introduction (5 minutes)

  • Greet the students and create a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Show pictures of different rooms in a house.
  • Ask students if they can name these rooms and their functions.

Step 2: Understanding Room Functions (15 minutes)

  • Discuss each room, one by one:
    • Living Room: Explain that it’s for relaxation, entertaining guests, and social activities.
    • Bedroom: Mention that it’s for sleeping, storing clothes and personal items, and getting ready.
    • Dining Room: Describe it as the place for family meals and sometimes studying.
    • Kitchen: Talk about cooking, preparing food, and storing kitchen items.
  • Show flashcards with room names and functions.

Step 3: Interactive Activity (10 minutes)

  • Divide students into groups.
  • Give each group a picture of a room and ask them to discuss its functions.
  • Have them present their findings to the class.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Facilitate class discussions.
  • Guide group activities.
  • Provide explanations and examples.
  • Keep the class engaged and focused.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Listen and ask questions.
  • Participate in group discussions.
  • Share their understanding of room functions.
  • Present their findings to the class.


  • Observe students’ participation in group discussions.
  • Review their presentations to ensure they’ve understood the functions of each room.

Evaluation :

  1. What is the living room used for?
  2. How does the bedroom help us get ready for school?
  3. What do we do in the dining room?
  4. Name one function of the kitchen.
  5. Can you tell me what the living room and bedroom have in common?
  6. Why is it important for the family to gather in the dining room?
  7. Describe a situation when the kitchen is busy.
  8. Which room is mainly for relaxation?
  9. What is the key function of the bedroom?
  10. How can we make the most out of our dining room?
  11. Why is the living room important in a house? Explain.
  12. Describe the various uses of a bedroom in your home.
  13. How does the dining room contribute to family life? Explain.
  14. Why is the kitchen often called the heart of the home? Describe its functions.
  15. Can you think of any other special rooms in a house and their uses? Describe one.


  • Summarize the key points about the functions of different rooms in the house.
  • Emphasize that each room plays a vital role in our daily lives, making our homes comfortable and functional places to live.


Home Economics Primary 3 First Term Examination




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