Objects that are commonly found around us

Subject : 

Basic Science and Technology

Term :

First Term


Week  3

Class :

Primary 1 / Basic 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of Observation and Identification of objects that are commonly found within the school premises

Topic :

Objects that are commonly found around us

Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • mention various objects that are commonly found around us
  • say the uses of objects that are commonly found around us


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards
  • Table, Chair, Chalkboard, Ruler, Bag, Basic Science Book

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks


Content :

These are the objects that are commonly found at home

  • Table
  • Swing Set
  • Chair
  • Cup
  • Fan
  • see saw
  • Table
  • computer
  • Laptop
  • Merry go round
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Flowers
  • Garden
  • Books
  • Pencils
  • Erazer
  • sitting rooms
  • bedrooms
  • Toilets
  • Bathrooms
  • GOTV
  • DSTV Decoder
  • Plates
  • Dinning Table
  • Telephone
  • Read More



Uses of Most of the Items That are commonly Found Around Us

1. A cup/glass of water to drink
2. Toothbrush (for brushing the teeth)
3. Toothpaste
4. The comb
5. The tap (for water)
6. Toilet
7. A clock
8. A bed




The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise




The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



  • Explain the meaning of objects in school
  • Mention five objects that can be found in school
  • Write out the uses of any three objects that can be  found in school
  • What are school  items




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about


Types of Rooms at Home

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