# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 4

Weather + Tennis + Launching of Paint

Term: 1st Term

Week: 7

Class: Primary 4

Age: 9 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 3 periods

Date:

Subject: Basic Science and Technology

Topic:-       Weather

• Tennis
• Launching of Paint

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

1. Name the standard weather instruments and what they are used for
2. Identify simple weather symbols
3. List and demonstrate the basic skills in tennis
4. Explain and describe the safety rules in tennis
5. Launch Microsoft Paint

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, playway method, questions and answers, demonstration, videos from source

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: a chart showing weather conditions, computer system, projector, sound system, tennis court, racket, balls, whistle, net, jersey, footwear etc

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

PERIOD 1: Weather instruments

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPIL’S ACTIVITY STEP 1INTRODUCTION The teacher revises the previous lesson on weather Pupils pay attention STEP 2EXPLANATION The teacher explains name the standard weather instruments and their uses1. Thermometer for measuring air and sea surface temperature.2.  Barometer for measuring atmospheric pressure.3.  Hygrometer for measuring humidity.4.  Anemometer for measuring wind speed.5.  Rain gauge for measuring liquid precipitation over a set period of time.6.  Wind sock for measuring general wind speed and wind direction7.  Wind vane, also called a weather vane or a weathercock: it shows which way the wind is blowing. Pupils pay attention and participates STEP 3DEMONSTRATION She then explains the meaning of weather symbols and lists them The weather symbols are symbols with which meteorologists show various atmospheric and natural conditions on special weather maps. A meteorologist is a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions Using the provided chart, she shows the pupils the weather symbols and tell them the meaning of each Pupils pay attention and participate STEP 4NOTE TAKING The teacher writes a short note on the board The pupils copy the note in their books

NOTE

Standard weather instruments and their uses

1. Thermometer for measuring air and sea surface temperature.
2. Barometer for measuring atmospheric pressure.
3. Hygrometer for measuring humidity.
4. Anemometer for measuring wind speed.
5. Rain gauge for measuring liquid precipitation over a set period of time.
6. Wind sock for measuring general wind speed and wind direction
7. Wind vane, also called a weather vane or a weathercock: it shows which way the wind is blowing.

Meaning of weather symbols

The weather symbols are symbols with which meteorologists show various atmospheric and natural conditions on special weather maps.

A meteorologist is a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

Weather symbols and their meanings

EVALUATION:    1. Name four standard weather instruments and their uses

1. Explain the meaning of weather symbols
2. Who is a meteorologist?
3. Give eight examples of weather symbols and list their meaning

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively

PERIOD 2 and 3: Tennis. Microsoft Paint

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPIL’S ACTIVITY STEP 1INTRODUCTION The teacher revisits the previous lesson on football Pupils pay attention STEP 2EXPLANATION The teacher and explains that Tennis is a fast-paced sport between two-four players. It can either be played indoors or outdoors. The objective of the game is to hit the ball over the net and into the opponent’s half of the court in such a way as to defeat the opponent’s attempt to reach and return it She then demonstrates the basic skills in tennis1. Service2. Forehand drive3. Back hand drive She explains and demonstrates the safety rules in tennis1. know the rules of the game and observe them2. ensure that the tennis court isn’t wet or slippery3. Wear the appropriate attire i.e jersey, stockings/hose/socks, tennis boots, etc4. Inform someone if you feel sick or are wounded5. have a little warm up exercise before commencing6. obey the officials of the game Pupils pay attention and participates STEP 3DEMONSTRATION The teacher demonstrates and launches Microsoft Paint Pupils pay attention and participate STEP 4NOTE TAKING The teacher writes a short note on the board The pupils copy the note in their books

NOTE

TENNIS

Tennis is a fast-paced sport between two-four players. It can either be played indoors or outdoors. The objective of the game is to hit the ball over the net and into the opponent’s half of the court in such a way as to defeat the opponent’s attempt to reach and return it

Basic skills in tennis

1. Service
2. Forehand drive
3. Back hand drive

Safety rules in tennis

1. know the rules of the game and observe them
2. ensure that the tennis court isn’t wet or slippery
3. Wear the appropriate attire i.e jersey, stockings/hose/socks, tennis boots, etc
4. Inform someone if you feel sick or are wounded
5. have a little warm up exercise before commencing
6. obey the officials of the game

EVALUATION:    1. What is Tennis?

1. Describe the skills and techniques needed in Tennis
2. Enumerate five safety rules in Tennis

CLASS ACTIVITY: Pupils as individuals launch Microsoft Paint

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively