Subject: Basic Science
Class: Primary 3
Term: 1st Term
Subtitle: Measurement of Length
Learning Objectives: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:
Resources and materials:
Scheme of work
Instructional material: meter ruler, measuring tape, hand span, a cubit
Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with numbers in hundred, tens and units from their previous classes.
Measurement of length is the process of measuring the distance between any two points in term of width, thickness, depth, and height.
Instruments for measuring length
Meter Rule or Ruler
The International System Unit (SI Unit) of measuring length is in Meter, meter is indicated as m.
100centimeter(cm) = 1Meter(m)
10milimeters(mm) = 1Centimeter(cm)
10centimeter(cm) = 1Decimter
Step1: Teacher revises the previous topic.
Step2: Teacher introduces the new topic.
Step3: Teacher explains the new topic.
Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.
Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.
Assessment & Evaluation:1. Measure the height of your desk.
WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.
Assignment: 1. using your hand span measure the length of your be.
2.what is the International System of measuring length?
3. convert 3meter to centimeter
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