Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 3


WEEK 8&9

Subject: Cultural and Creative Arts

Class: Primary 3

Term: 1st Term

Topic:  Flowers

Subtitle: Types of flowering plants

Learning Objectives: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. identify flowering plants
  2. state different types of flowers
  3. state the uses of flowers

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: picture charts, life flowers 

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.



Flowering plants are plants that produce flowers. They are used to beautify the environment. Flowering plants provide nutrients for the use of man and animals. They are created by God.

A flowering plant consists of the root, stem, leaves and flowers.

These are parts of a flower:

The root is the part of the flower inside the ground.

The stem is the part of the flower after the root. Other parts grow from the stem.

The flower is the part of the plant that is very beautiful and colourful.

The leaf is the green part of the flower at the end of the branch.


Types of flowering plants in our environment.

1. The hibiscus flower: The hibiscus flowers are bright in colors. They come in different colors like red, pink, orange, yellow and white.


2. The tulip flower: The tulip flower has beautiful colours, shapes and sizes.

The colours of tulip flowers are red, pink and yellow.


3. The rose flower: The rose flowers have different colours. They also have

attractive smell.


4. The sun flower: The sun flower is yellow in colour. It is a common flowering plant. The name is got from the shape and colour of the flower which looks like the sun.


5. The pride of Barbados

The pride of Barbados flower blooms all year round. The flower comes in red and yellow colours, looking like the ‘sun set’.



Uses of flowering plants

  1. Use to beautiful our homes and school environment
  2. Beautify public park
  3. Use to for declaration of love, can be given as gift.
  4. Use to make drugs
  5. Flowers are used to make perfumes


Strategies& Activities:

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. State three uses of flowers
  2. Name four types of flower
  3. Name four parts of a flowering plant

WRAP UP (CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.


  1. Draw an Hibiscus flower
  2. The …………………. Flower has the shape of a sun
  3. Write three parts of a flowering plant

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