Subject: Social Studies
Term: 2nd Term
Class: Primary 2
TOPIC – THE MEANING OF ENVIRONMENT
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives and should be able to –
explain what environment means.
mention three (3) things found in an environment.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
The immediate environment.
Pictures, calendars of various types of environment.
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
MEANING OF ENVIRONMENT
Environment is the physical physical surrounding we live.
It is everything that is found within the area or society. This includes houses, bridges, churches, mosques, schools, hospitals and markets.
IDENTIFY OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ITS FEATURES
Land – houses, grass, trees, rivers and animals.
River – fishes, crabs, crocodile, etc.
Sky – sun, moon and stars.
Let the pupils know that the land, water and sky are made up of our environment. Guide them to identify the features of the land, rivers and sky
IDENTIFY THINGS IN OUR IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT
Human – Teachers, pupils, pastors, imams, doctors, police, etc.
Animals – goats, cows, chickens, birds, etc.
Houses – schools, police station, churches, mosques, hospitals, etc.
Road, cars, motorcycle, bicycle, etc.
Carnal, sea, boat, ships, etc.
Trees, crops and grasses.
Colours – red, blue, pink, white, black, etc.
Sky, sun, moon and star
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
Leads pupils out to observe the immediate environment.
Pupil’s Activities – Observe carefully and notice details compounds and their neighbours.
Assists them to show their awareness on what they see around them and what goes on around them.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss these in class with emphasis on special features of the houses and compounds (colours of the houses).
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Next Lesson – The Types of Environment We Should Keep Clean
Pupils to describe and draw houses in their compounds and home grounds
© Lesson Notes All Rights Reserved 2023