Revision of difficult topics in primary four

Subject : 


Term :

1st Term / First Term


Week 1

Class :

Basic 5/ Class 5 / Primary 5

Topic :

Revision of difficult topics in primary four


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of


Behavioural objectives :

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

  • have a better knowledge of the previous topics that were taught in primary 4


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 :


1.) ________ is defined as the washing down of soil beyond reach of the roots of crop plants.
(a) Mulching (b) bush burning (c) leaching (d) time

2.) Examples of living organisms are ___________ and __________
(a) Board and ruler (b) insects and worms (c) stone and iron (d) water and oil

3.) Soil is formed by slowly breaking down of ____________ (a) table (b) rice (c) rocks (d) water

4.) The flatness and sloppiness soil is _____________
(a) climate (b) topography (c) rocks (d) living organism

5.) Soil is classified into three main types (a) orange soil, black soil and purple soil (b) blue soil, white soil and table soil (c) sandy, clayey and loamy soil (d) yellow, green and red soil

6.) The principal materials from which soil are formed are ___________
(a) climate, organisms and time (b) igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks
(c) plain, orange and blue rocks (d) mango, cassava and pepper rocks

7.) Examples of living organisms are _________ and _____________
(a) worms and insects (b) ruler and biro (c) water and blood (d) soil and water

8.) One of the causes of loss in soil fertility is ______________
(a) topography (b) bush burning (c) rock breaking (d) mulching

9.) Soil can be improved through (a) oiling (b) manuring (c) firing (d) bush burning

10.) A process of allowing a piece of land vacant for some years is called ______
(a) mulching (b) liming (c) planting of trees (d) bush fallowing

11.) __________ is a method of covering soil surface with plant materials
(a) bush burning (b) crop rotation (c) mulching (d) bush fallowing

12.) The addition of wood ash or calcium compound to the soil to reduce soil acidity is ____
(a) cover cropping (b) tree planting (c) liming (d) crop rotation

13.) Large air spaces of a sandy soil is called _______
(a) big eyes (b) small eyes (c) loamy eyes (d) aeration

14.) A coarse sand has a diameter of ________
(a) 0.2 – 0.02mm (b) 82% (c) 2.0 – 0.2mm (d) 2.0 – 0.23mm

15.) ______ occurs when grazing animals feed on the land for a long period of time at a time (a) leaching (b) erosion (c) overgrazing (d) clean clearing

16.) _____________ is the washing away of top soil due to wind, water, ice etc
(a) Time (b) manuring (c) erosion (d) bush burning


17.) _______ is an act of making food or farm produce ready to be used or sold after harvesting (a) cultivating of rock (b) preservation of water
(c) processing farm produce (d) harvesting farm animals

18.) One of the advantages of tree planting is ______
(a) it serves as wind breaker (b) it causes erosion (c) it causes earthquake (d) it causes rainfall.

19.) One of the bad effects of erosion is ______ (a) It enriches the soil
(b) it washes away top soil (c) it promotes organisms (d) it causes aeration

20.) F

Part B: Theory
1.) What is soil?

2.) List three major types of soil
(a) ________________________________ (b) ________________________________
(c) ________________________________

3.) What is soil fertility?

4.) Mention five (5) ways in which soil can loss its fertility.
(a) ________________________________ (b) ________________________________
(c) ________________________________ (d) ________________________________
(e) ________________________________

5.) List five (5) methods of preserving farm produce.
(a) ________________________________ (b) ________________________________
(c) ________________________________ (d) ________________________________
(e) ________________________________





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.







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