Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 1

Types of soil

Week: 9

Subject: Basic Science

Class: Basic 1

Term: 1st Term

Topic: Types of soil

Performance objectives: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:

  1. Name types of soil
  2. Differentiate types of soil

Instructional material/Reference material: Concrete objects, pictures, charts etc. Basic Science Book 1.

Building Background /connection to prior knowledge: Pupils are familiar with the topic.


Soil collecting, observing and describing the soil samples from school garden/farm.

  1. Clay soil

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  1. Loamy soil

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  1. Sandy soil

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Assessment and Evaluation

  1. Identify the different types of soil
  2. Describe the soil as part of our environment

Wrap up (conclusion)

Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.


Name 3 types of soil.

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