THE PLANET EARTH

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD

 

 

Subject : Basic Science and Technology First Term KG 1

 

 

 

Topic :

THE PLANET EARTH

 

Class :

Kindergarten 1 KG 1

 

Term :

1st Term / First Term


 

Week :

Week 6

 

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall chart
  • Pictures
  • Video relating to topic of discussion

 

Reference Materials

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

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

What animals need to survive in their habitats

during their previous lessons

 

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • say what is a planet
  • mention the planets in the solar system

 

 

Content :

 

 

You introduce this lesson by letting the kids know that all of us are on planet earth. Earth is the only planet where living things live.

The earth is part of the planets that circle around the sun.

Let the kids know that the earth consists of rocks, minerals, soil and mountains.

The earth is divided into two==land and water. There are more water on earth than land.

  • PROMPTING QUESTION: Where is earth?

 

  • RESPONSE: Earth is where we

Human beings, plants and animals live on Earth. Earth is the only planet that has life

 

 

That the earth makes two types of movement. One movement is what causes day and night and the other movement causes the four seasons we have. (the four seasons

 

 

are not experienced in Nigeria, so you can as well talk about the rainy season and dry season] But remember, we are in a global world, so try and begin to speak to your kids as global citizens. You can tell them about the four seasons in other parts of the world. If your kids are in urban or semi urban areas, they should be familiar with the four seasons through cartoon programmes.

It’s important the kids know what makes a day and night and what the meaning of sunrise and sunset is. All of these will help them to form mental picture of what actually causes day and night.

 

 

Presentation

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

 

Meaning of habitat

What animals need to survive in their habitats

 


Evaluation :

 

Conclusion :

 

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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