Types of road outside the school

Subject : 

Basic Science and Technology

Topic : Types of road outside the school

Term :

First Term


Week  5

Class :

Primary 1 / Basic 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of Types of Rooms at Home



Behavioural objectives :

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

  • mention types of roads
  • say the importance of road
  • point out the needs to maintain road safety rules


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures different types of local roads or highways
  • 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 types of roads on our way to school or when we are going back home from schools




Federal roads


State road


District road


Road Safety Rules that Must be obeyed on the road 

Always walk in a single file or line


Do not play rough on the road


Do not eat on the road


Always walk against the traffic by facing the on coming traffic


Obey all the traffic rules , law or regulations


Cross the road at zebra crossing





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.



  • Mention two types of roads in Nigeria
  • Mention two road safety rules




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about

safety measures on the road

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