Subject : 


Term :

First Term


Week 4

Class :

KG 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of


 SEGMENTING SOUNDS (critical skill for spelling)



Topic :


Behavioural objectives :

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

  • say the meaning of a noun
  • give examples of nouns


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 :



A noun is a name of any person  animal , place or thing. Nouns are names given to anyone or anything that has names

This lesson is to familiarise the children with what a noun is. This lesson was exhaustively treated in their pre-nursery class. This is to refresh their minds before going into other aspects of nouns.

The teacher will help the children understand what a noun is and how to identify nouns in sentences.

Start the lesson by asking the children to look around the classroom and look for objects. Let them call the names of all the items they can find.

Explain to them that all those items they see are nouns.



Let the children understand that nouns are the words we use for people, places, animals and things. Explain to them that the name of any human being like Rose, Amina, David, are nouns. Names of animals like cat, dog, and lion are nouns. Names of places like Lagos, Abuja, Asokoro, Ikeja are nouns. Names of things like pencil, book, table, pot are nouns.




What is a noun?


A noun is the name of a person, animal, place and




Mention names of persons you know PROMPTING QUESTION: Mention names of animals


mention names of places you know


mention names of things you can find around the school compound





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 names of persons you know


Mention names of animals


Mention names of places you know


Mention names of things you can find around the school compound