Identification Of Objects By Shapes and Sizes

Identification Of Objects By Shapes and Sizes.


Objects are of various shapes and sizes .


 Basic science and Technology  Primary 2 First Term


Subject :  Basic science and Technology  Primary

Term : First Term

Class : Primary 2

Week: Week 3

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of The Sense organ of Sight 

Topic :

Identification Of Objects By Shapes and Sizes

Behavioural objectives :

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

  • mention different colours
  • say the different types of sizes
  • understand that some shapes are big while while some shapes are small
  • identify some objects or fruits with their natural colours


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

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 :

I have two eyes .

I see with my two eyes .

I can see colours .

There are different types of colours.

The major types of colours are

  • yellow
  • blue
  • green
  • red
  • white
  • black
  • purple etc


Some things that are created by God have  natural colours like

  • the sky is blue
  • most leaves are green
  • mushroom is white
  • charcoal is black
  • ripe plantains are yellow
  • tomatoes are red

We see different colours with our eyes


We see different objects with various sizes with our eyes

  • some of these objects are very big like aeroplanes
  • some animals are very big like elephants
  • some seeds are very small like mustard seed
  • cashew seeds are bigger than groundnuts
  • a dog is bigger than a mouse
  • a cup is smaller than a bucket






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 fruits that are yellow in colour
  • What is the colour of the sea and the sky
  • What is the co;our of the board in your classroom
  • Which is bigger ? a ruler or a desk ?
  • mention different colours
  • What is the  size of your shoes
  • understand that some shapes are big while while some shapes are small
  • write out two objects  in your school compound that are red in colour .




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about  Identification of objects by colour


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