PRIMARY 1 FIRST TERM LESSON NOTE BASIC TECHNOLOGY

Week 1
Topic: Simple machine
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to
Explains the meaning of simple machine.
Identify simple machines. Instructional materials
Cutlass, Can open, Spoon .and references materials Scheme of work
And other relevant materials
6 years basic Education curriculum Online information
Building background connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
Simple machine, any of several devices with few or no moving parts that are used to modify motion and force in order to perform work. The simple machines are the inclined plane, lever, wedge, wheel and axle, pulley, and screw. e.g broom, spoon, hoe, saw/swing, cutlass

Strategies and activities:
step1: Teacher revised previous lesson Step 2: teacher introduces the new topic Step 3: Teacher explains new topic
Step 4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions. Step 5: Teacher evaluates the pupils Assessment and evaluation
Teacher asks questions from pupils based on the topic Wrap up and conclusions
Teacher goes over the topic for better understanding.

Assignment

1. An inclined plane is a simple machine that is like a __________.
a) Slide
b) Hammer
c) Magnet

2. A lever helps us to lift heavy objects by using a __________ point.
a) Twisting
b) Pivoting
c) Sliding

3. A wedge is a simple machine that is used for __________.
a) Rolling
b) Cutting
c) Bouncing

4. The wheel and axle is a simple machine that consists of a __________ attached to a shaft.
a) Rope
b) Wheel
c) Chain

5. A pulley is a simple machine that uses a __________ to lift objects.
a) Rope or chain
b) Spring
c) Rubber band

6. A screw is an example of a simple machine that helps in __________.
a) Pushing
b) Twisting
c) Bending

7. Using a broom is an example of using a simple machine called a __________.
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Wedge

8. A spoon is an example of a simple machine known as a __________.
a) Pulley
b) Screw
c) Wedge

9. When we use a hoe in the garden, we are using a __________ to help us dig.
a) Screw
b) Lever
c) Wedge

10. Swinging on a swing at the playground involves the use of a __________.
a) Screw
b) Lever
c) Pulley

11. Cutting grass with a cutlass is an example of using a __________ as a simple machine.
a) Wedge
b) Pulley
c) Screw

12. Turning a doorknob involves using a type of simple machine called a __________.
a) Pulley
b) Wheel and axle
c) Wedge

13. Using a hammer to drive a nail is an example of using a __________.
a) Lever
b) Wedge
c) Screw

14. Opening a bottle cap with a corkscrew involves using a __________.
a) Pulley
b) Screw
c) Wedge

15. Pushing a lawn mower involves using multiple simple machines, including __________.
a) Inclined plane and pulley
b) Lever and wheel
c) Wedge and axle

1. Define machine

Week 2
Topic: Simple machine in the school
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to Identify simple machines in the school.
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
Broom.

See-saw.

Swing

4 Spoon

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Simple Machine and Tools

1. A broom is an example of a simple machine called a __________.
a) Pulley
b) Lever
c) Screw

2. The see-saw on the playground is a type of __________.
a) Pulley
b) Wedge
c) Lever

3. When you push a swing, it moves back and forth like a __________.
a) Wheel
b) Lever
c) Pendulum

4. Using a spoon to scoop food involves using a __________.
a) Wedge
b) Pulley
c) Lever

5. A broom is used to __________ the floor.
a) Cut
b) Sweep
c) Dig

6. The see-saw helps children to __________ while playing.
a) Run
b) Balance
c) Jump

7. Pushing a swing makes it move __________.
a) In a straight line
b) In a circle
c) Back and forth

8. Swinging a pendulum back and forth is an example of __________ motion.
a) Straight-line
b) Circular
c) Oscillating

9. A spoon is a type of simple machine called a __________.
a) Pulley
b) Screw
c) Lever

10. The see-saw has a plank that acts as a __________.
a) Wheel
b) Lever
c) Wedge

11. Pushing a swing with more force makes it swing __________.
a) Slower
b) Faster
c) Straight

12. The broom handle acts as the __________ in the lever.
a) Pivot point
b) Wheel
c) Rope

13. A swing moves back and forth due to its __________ motion.
a) Circular
b) Linear
c) Rotational

14. Using a spoon is an example of using a __________ to scoop.
a) Wedge
b) Screw
c) Pulley

15. The see-saw helps to balance because of the __________ on either side.
a) Weight
b) Rope
c) Lever

Uses of simple machine (blender).

Assignment
Mention any two simple machines in the school

Week 3
Topic: Simple machine in the home
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to

Identify simple machines in the home.

CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
Blender

mortal

iron

Assignment
Mention any two simple machines in the home

1. A doorknob is an example of a simple machine known as a __________.
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Wedge

2. Using a __________ helps us lift water from a well.
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Screw

3. Scissors are an example of a simple machine called __________.
a) Lever
b) Wedge
c) Wheel and axle

4. Turning a faucet to get water involves using a __________.
a) Screw
b) Lever
c) Pulley

5. Opening a bottle cap with a bottle opener is an example of using a __________.
a) Screw
b) Wedge
c) Pulley

6. A __________ is a simple machine that helps us climb up or down with less effort.
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Ramp

7. The __________ on a bicycle helps us change direction easily.
a) Screw
b) Wheel and axle
c) Pulley

8. Using a knife to cut fruits is an example of using a __________.
a) Wedge
b) Lever
c) Pulley

9. __________ are used to fasten papers together and are a type of simple machine.
a) Staples
b) Clips
c) Screws

10. A rolling pin is an example of a __________.
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Wheel and axle

11. Opening a jar with a lid involves using a __________.
a) Screw
b) Wedge
c) Lever

12. The __________ on a can opener helps to puncture and cut open cans.
a) Wedge
b) Screw
c) Wheel and axle

13. Using a __________ helps us open and close windows easily.
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Wedge

14. __________ are used to attach sheets of paper and are a type of simple machine.
a) Clips
b) Staples
c) Screws

15. Turning the handle on a __________ helps us move clothes smoothly over the board.
a) Lever
b) Pulley
c) Wheel and axle

Week 4
Topic: Simple machine in the farm
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to Identify simple machines in the Farm
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
Simple machines in the farm helps the work in the farm to be easier.They are:
Cutlass.

Hoe

Wheelbarrow.

1. Hoe – Lever (used for digging)
2. Wheelbarrow – Wheel and Axle (used for transporting heavy loads)
3. Basket – Inclined Plane (used for carrying crops)
4. Headpan – Inclined Plane (used for carrying materials)
5. Shovel – Lever (used for lifting soil)
6. Spade – Lever (used for digging)
7. Rake – Lever (used for gathering leaves)
8. Garden Fork – Lever (used for loosening soil)

These tools are great examples of how simple machines can help farmers with their work by reducing the effort required. If you have any more questions or topics to explore, feel free to ask!

1. A hoe is a simple machine known as a __________, and it is used for __________. a) Lever / lifting heavy loads b) Wheel and axle / transporting crops c) Inclined plane / carrying materials
2. The __________ is a simple machine that helps farmers transport heavy loads with less effort. a) Shovel b) Wheelbarrow c) Rake
3. Farmers use a __________ to carry crops more easily due to its __________ design. a) Shovel / lever b) Basket / inclined plane c) Garden fork / wheel and axle
4. When using a headpan, farmers take advantage of the __________ to carry materials efficiently. a) Pulley b) Screw c) Inclined plane
5. The main purpose of a shovel is to __________. a) Transport heavy loads b) Dig and lift soil c) Gather leaves
6. The spade is a simple machine called a __________, and it is used for __________. a) Wheel and axle / lifting heavy loads b) Lever / digging c) Inclined plane / transporting materials
7. Farmers use a rake as a __________ to easily gather fallen leaves. a) Wheel and axle b) Pulley c) Lever
8. The garden fork is a simple machine that helps farmers __________ the soil. a) Lift b) Loosen c) Transport
9. The wheel and axle in a wheelbarrow allows farmers to __________. a) Dig efficiently b) Carry crops c) Transport heavy loads
10. A spade is similar to a __________ and is used for __________. a) Rake / gathering leaves b) Hoe / digging c) Basket / carrying crops
11. Using a lever, a hoe is specifically designed for __________. a) Transporting heavy loads b) Lifting soil c) Digging
12. When using a headpan, materials are moved with the help of an __________. a) Inclined plane b) Axle c) Oar
13. A rake is used as a __________ to collect __________. a) Pulley / materials b) Lever / leaves c) Inclined plane / soil
14. The wheel and axle of a wheelbarrow work together to make __________ easier. a) Digging b) Transporting c) Lifting
15. Garden forks are helpful for __________ the soil, thanks to their __________ design. a) Carrying / lever b) Loosening / wheel and axle c) Lifting / inclined plane

Assignment
Mention any two simple machines in the Farm

Week 5
Topic: Uses of broom

Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to Know the uses of broom
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
Broom is a long-handled brush of bristles or twigs, used for sweeping.

Uses
Sweeping the floor
Can be used to clean shower walls
Can be used to clean air vents
Good for removing cobwebs Assignment
Uses of a broom

Week 6
Topic: Uses of spoon
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to Know the uses of Spoon
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC

Spoon is an implement consisting of a small, shallow oval or round bowl on a long handle, used for eating, stirring, and serving food.

Uses
It use to eat
Use to put food inside the plate Assignment
Uses of a spoon

Hello, primary 1 students! Today, we are going to talk about something very interesting – the spoon! A spoon is a special tool that we use for many different things, especially when it comes to eating and preparing food.

Imagine a spoon in your hand. What does it look like? A spoon has a round or oval-shaped bowl at one end, and it has a long handle. The bowl is the part that holds the food, like soup, rice, or ice cream. The handle is the long part you hold onto. It helps you scoop up the food and bring it to your mouth.

We use a spoon for different reasons. First, we use it for eating. When you’re having your favorite soup, you use a spoon to scoop up the tasty broth and vegetables. You can also use a spoon to eat rice, cereal, and many other foods.

Spoon can also be a great helper in the kitchen. When we are cooking or baking, we use a spoon to mix ingredients together. It helps us stir things like cake batter, sauces, and soups. Isn’t that cool?

And guess what? A spoon is not just for eating and cooking, but it’s also for serving food. Let’s say you want to share some ice cream with your friend. You can use a spoon to scoop out the ice cream and put it into bowls. That way, everyone can enjoy a delicious treat!

So, remember, a spoon is a fantastic tool with a round or oval bowl at one end and a long handle. We use it for eating, stirring, and serving food. Next time you see a spoon, you’ll know how amazing and useful it is. Keep exploring and learning, my little grammar experts!

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PRIMARY 1 FIRST TERM LESSON NOTES ENGLISH STUDIES

Evaluation

1. A spoon is a tool that has a small, shallow __________ at one end and a long handle.
a) Square
b) Oval or round bowl
c) Plate

2. The bowl of a spoon is used for holding __________.
a) Toys
b) Food
c) Books

3. The long part of the spoon that we hold is called the __________.
b) Tail
c) Handle

4. A spoon can be used for eating, __________, and serving food.
a) Jumping
b) Singing
c) Stirring

5. When we eat soup, we use a spoon to scoop up the __________.
a) Juice
b) Broccoli
c) Broth

6. We use a spoon to mix ingredients together, and this action is called __________.
a) Diving
b) Stirring
c) Bouncing

7. A spoon is a useful tool in the __________.
a) Playground
b) Kitchen
c) Garden

8. We use a spoon to scoop out food from a container and put it into __________.
a) Shoes
b) Bowls
c) Hats

9. The shape of the bowl of a spoon can be __________ or round.
a) Square
b) Oval
c) Star-shaped

10. When we want to share food with others, we can use a spoon for __________.
a) Drawing
b) Scooping
c) Flying

11. The handle of a spoon helps us hold it __________.
a) With our feet
b) With our hand
c) With a string

12. A spoon is helpful for __________ food from a dish onto a plate.
a) Bouncing
b) Serving
c) Hiding

13. If we want to enjoy ice cream, we can use a spoon to __________ it from a container.
a) Pour
b) Scoop
c) Kick

14. When we use a spoon to mix things, it is like giving them a little __________.
a) Hug
b) Stir
c) Jump

15. The bowl on a spoon is usually __________ so that it can hold food.
a) Heavy
b) Shallow
c) Empty

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Week 7
Topic: Uses of See-Saw/Swing
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to; Mention the uses of See-saw/swing
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
A sport in which two children sit one at each end of a board or long piece of timber balanced on some support, and move alternately up and down. This amusement is of remote antiquity; it is familiar in Greek vase-paintings as a

pastime, especially of girls older than the children who usually resort to it now.

Uses
It is used in the playground in schools
It help the children have fun Assignment
1. Uses of a see-saw/swing

Week 8
Topic: Uses of Can/bottle opener
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to Know the uses of Can/bottle opener
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
A bottle opener is a device that enables the removal of metal bottle caps from glass bottles. More generally, it might be thought to include corkscrews used to remove cork or plastic stoppers from wine bottles. A metal bottle cap is affixed to the rim of the neck of a bottle by being pleated or ruffled around the rim.

Strategies and activities:
Assignment
Uses of a can/bottle opener

Week 9
Topic: Uses of Cutlass
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to Know the uses of Cutlass

CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
It is used for cutting tree branches, weeds and other plant materials in farmlands.

It is used for digging superficial holes for the planting of seeds.

It can be used for harvesting crops like sugarcane.
Cutlass is also utilized in the planting of crops like melon.
It may also be used in the clearing of bushes. Assignment
1. Uses of a cutlass

Week 10
Topic: Storage of simple machine
Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to Know the Storages of simple machine
CONTENT OF THE TOPIC
Simple machines are stored in safe places after their used e.g. in home people store simple machines in the cupboard after uses, in the farm the farmer stores simple machines in the cabin. Simple helps make our world easier.

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PRIMARY 1 FIRST TERM LESSON NOTE BASIC TECHNOLOGY
1. List simple machines you know

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