The sun and its uses

Subject:  Agricultural Science 


Class: Basic 1 / Primary 1 / Year 1


Term: First Term / 1st Term


Week: Week 11



The sun and its uses



Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of

Uses of land and soil


that was taught in their previous lesson.



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

  • say the uses of the sun


Instructional Materials 

  • Wall charts
  • Online Resource
  • Textbooks
  • Laptop


Methods of Teaching 

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



The sun shines during the day. 

It is the source of light for us.

The sun gives us light and we are able to see during the day.

Sunlight supports plants and animal. 

Sun makes plants to produce food and grow.

The sun helps in drying of our wet clothes.

We are can also make our food last longer by putting them in the sun to dry.

We can put maize, yam or Plantain in the sun to dry.

At times some people put onions in the sun.

Sun gives us warmth.






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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