Class: Basic Two
Term: 3rd Term
Subject: Basic science
Topic: Features of a� Plant
Duration: 40 minutes
Previous knowledge: Pupils have been taught the elementary things about plant
Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to ;
Instructional� material: Specimen of local plant, work book and text book
Reference material: Longman Basic Scienceand Technology for Primary Schools UBE edition by P. Asun
Features of a plant
The shape of the leave of a plant can be described as follows: bro�d le�ves, long le�ves, n�rrow le�ves, round le�ves, divided le�ves, thick le�ves and� thin le�ves.
Pl�nts differ in their sizes. Some �re big. Some have a medium size. Others �re sm�ll.Example of a plant with a big size is mango tree while an example of a plant with a small size is a tomato plant.
Pl�nts differ in the colours of their stems, fruits �nd flowers
The colour of a stem could be green, �sh, bl�ck, grey and brown.
The colour of a fruit could be green, bl�ck, grey, brow, red and �sh
The colour of a flower could be green, brown, red, blue, purple and white
A plant could have a h�rd stem, soft stem, thin stem or thick stem.
Height �nd br�nches
Some pl�nts �re t�ll. Others �re short. Some h�ve br�nches. Others do not h�ve br�nches. Some pl�nts h�ve climbing br�nches while the br�nches of some do not climb.
Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic
Step II: Teacher inroduces the new topic " Features of a Plant "
Step III: Teacher lists and explains the features of a plant
Step IV: Teacher explains further with relevant examples
Step V: Pupils contribute and ask questions
Evaluation: 1. Mention three different features of a plant
Conclusion: Teacher concludes the lesson by evaluating the students and gives an assignment
1. Explain the texture and size of a plant.
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