Uses of land and soil

Subject:  Agricultural Science 


Class: Basic 1 / Primary 1 / Year 1


Term: First Term / 1st Term


Week: Week 10




Uses of land and soil



Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of


Meaning of land


that was taught in their previous lesson.



Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson, learners will be able to

  • say the meaning and uses of land


Instructional Materials 

  • Wall charts
  • Online Resource
  • Textbooks
  • Laptop


Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story Telling
  • Dramatization





Land is natural.

Land is given to us by God,

Plants grow on land.

Animals live on land.

Some animals live inside the land. earthworms live in the soil.

We use soil like sand to build houses and bridges.



At times, we play with sand.

Land may also be called soil

We have soil like sandy soil, loamy soil and clay soil.

Land may also be rocky, flat land, swamp or dry land


The Importance of Soil



Uses of land and soil

  1. We build on soil and land
  2. Animals live on soil and land
  3. We plant crops on land and soil
  4. We make use of soil to build our houses
  5. Children play on the land.
  6. Animals feed on grasses on the land.
  7.  Farmers do their planting of crops on the soil.
  8.  We erect houses and construct roads on the land.



The topic is presented step by step

Step 1: The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2: The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation


Class Teacher and Pupils Activities. Interaction or Participation 

This involves class teacher and pupils’ interaction, conversation, imitation or modeling through discussion, play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught.



  1. Mention three types of soil
    • ____________
    • __________
    • __________
  2. Land is __________
  3. Earthworm live _____ soil
  4. We build house with _____ soil


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