Basic Science and Technology
Primary 1 / Basic 1
Previous lesson :
The pupils have previous knowledge of
Road safety rules
Behavioural objectives :
At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
- say what is soil
- mention types of soil
- write out the uses of different types of soil
Instructional Materials :
- Wall charts
- Pictures different types of local roads or highways
- Related Online Video
- soil samples
- flash cards
Methods of Teaching :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
Reference Materials :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
What is soil
Soil is the upper part of the earth surface that plants can grow on it and animals can move on it .
Soil can also be used for moulding clay pots or building houses .
We can find living things like earthworms , locust or some other insects living in the soil.
Some of the other things that we can find in the soil are
- small stones
The types of soil
- loamy soil
- clay soil
- sandy soil
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
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.
Mention three types of soil
mention two organisms that live in the soil
Prepare for the next lesson by reading about
Living organisms in the soil