TAKWAS (Colours) Hausa Primary 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 8

Hausa Primary 2 Lesson Plan

Subject: Hausa

Class: Primary 2

Term: First Term

Week: 8

Age: 7 years

Topic 1: TAKWAS (Colours)

Sub-topic: Ma’anar Takwas (Meaning of Colours)

Duration: 60 minutes

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

  1. Identify and name basic colours in Hausa.
  2. Describe objects using colours in Hausa.
  3. Write the names of colours correctly in Hausa.

Key Words: Takwas (Colours), Ma’ana (Meaning), Guntun Tad’i (Writing Exercise)

Set Induction: Begin by showing objects of different colours and asking students to name the colours they see.

Entry Behaviour: Students can name a few colours in Hausa.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Objects of different colours (e.g., red ball, blue book)
  • Flashcards with colours written in Hausa
  • Workbooks
  • Pencils and erasers

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge: Review colours previously learned and their Hausa names.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Vocabulary building
  • Descriptive skills
  • Writing skills

Reference Books: Lagos State Scheme of Work, Hausa Language Textbook for Primary 2

Instructional Materials:

  • Objects of different colours
  • Flashcards
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Workbooks


  1. Learning Colours in Hausa:
    • Takwas suna da al’ummar tsawo daga birmi zuwa faransa.
  2. Examples of Colours in Hausa:
    • Red – Gagaruma
    • Blue – Azur
    • Yellow – Rashi
    • Green – Kore
    • Purple – Jamila
    • Orange – Borno
    • Black – Bakwai
    • White – Fari


  1. Gagaruma: Tuni na gagaruma a hagu. (Today I wore red clothes.)
  2. Azur: Gashi na azur suna sa daga hagu. (The sky is blue today.)


  1. Gagaruma yana dariya da ___. (a) fari (b) kore (c) azur (d) jamila
  2. Azur yana dariya da ___. (a) gagaruma (b) rashi (c) kore (d) jamila
  3. Rashi yana dariya da ___. (a) gagaruma (b) azur (c) fari (d) jamila
  4. Kore yana dariya da ___. (a) gagaruma (b) azur (c) rashi (d) jamila
  5. Jamila yana dariya da ___. (a) gagaruma (b) azur (c) kore (d) fari

Class Activity Discussion 

  1. Q: Me ma’ana takwas? A: Takwas suna da al’ummar tsawo daga birmi zuwa faransa.
  2. Q: Me ma’ana gagaruma? A: Gagaruma shine takwas na farko.
  3. Q: Me ma’ana azur? A: Azur shine takwas na biyu.
  4. Q: Me ma’ana rashi? A: Rashi shine takwas na hudu.
  5. Q: Me amfanin takwas? A: Takwas yana taimakawa wajen koyon samun al’ummar tsawo.


  1. Step 1: The teacher revises the previous topics covered.
  2. Step 2: The teacher introduces the new topic by showing objects of different colours.
  3. Step 3: The teacher allows the pupils to practice identifying colours and describing objects using colours in Hausa.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Display objects of different colours.
  • Explain the pronunciation and meaning of each colour.
  • Guide students in practicing writing colours correctly in Hausa.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Identify and name colours of objects shown.
  • Describe objects using colours in their workbooks.


  • Observe students as they identify and describe colours in Hausa.
  • Provide feedback and corrections where needed.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Me ma’ana takwas?
  2. Me ma’ana gagaruma?
  3. Me ma’ana azur?
  4. Me ma’ana rashi?
  5. Me amfanin takwas?
  6. Wane abubuwa muke koyon takwas?
  7. Wane suna amfani da takwas a harshe?
  8. Me amfanin gagaruma?
  9. Me amfanin azur?
  10. Me amfanin rashi?


  • The teacher goes around to mark and provide necessary corrections on students’ work.
  • Summarize the lesson by reinforcing the importance of knowing colours in Hausa for everyday descriptions.