Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 2

Uses of plant

Week: Four

Class: Basic Two

Term: 3rd Term

Subject: Basic science

Topic: Uses of 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 ;

  1. State some of the uses of plant to man
  2. State some of the uses of plant to animals
  3. State some of the uses of plant to our environment

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


Uses of plant

Pl�nts �re very useful to us in m�ny w�ys. We c�n m�ke m�ny things from pl�nts for our use.

  1. As foods: A lot of the food th�t you e�t come from pl�nts.
  2. For building, decor�tion, furniture, sh�de �nd �s tools
  3. For m�king medicines: Pl�nts �re used for m�king v�rious types of medicines. Only people who �re properly tr�ined c�n m�ke s�fe medicines from pl�nts. Do not try to m�ke medicine in the cl�ssroom or �t home.
  4. For m�king perfumes: Pl�nts �re �lso used to m�ke perfumes. A perfume is � liquid (or v�pour) which we use to m�ke our body smell nicely. Perfumes �re m�de from pl�nts which h�ve � good smell


Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic

Step II: Teacher inroduces the new topic " Uses of a Plant "

Step III: Teacher lists and explains the uses of a plant

Step IV: Teacher explains further with relevant examples

Step V: Pupils contribute and ask questions


  1. Mention three different uses of a plant

Conclusion: Teacher concludes the lesson by evaluating the students and gives an assignment


  1. List ten equipments used in our homesthat could be gotten from a plant.

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