Subject: Basic Science
Class: Primary 3
Term: 1st Term
Subtitle: Important of soil to plants
Learning Objectives:At the end of this this lesson,pupils should be able to:
Resources and materials:
Scheme of work
Instructional material: picture chat, life plant planted in a pot
Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.
Soil is the upper most layer of the earth crust on which plants grow. Soil consists of a solid matter of minerals and organic matter, as well as a pore space that holds gases and water. Soils consists of three-state system of solids, liquids, and gases.
Soil is alsothe mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.
Types of soil
There are basically three types of soil:
1. Loamy soil 2. Sandy soil
3. Clay soil
Importance of soil to plants
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. Define soil
WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.
Define a soil.
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