# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 4

Shape construction + Athletics + Data processing

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 1

Class: Primary 4

Age: 9 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 3 periods

Date:

Subject: Basic Science and Technology

Topic:-       Shape construction

• Athletics
• Data processing

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

1. Identify tools used in shape construction
2. Describe shape construction methods
3. Construct shapes using wood or metal
4. List skills involved in relay race
5. Define data
6. Outline the use of data

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

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: scissors, paper, empty cartons, snips, pliers, hammer, cardboard, glue, computer set, projector, sound system, charts, baton, track

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

PERIOD 1: Shape construction

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPIL’S ACTIVITY STEP 1INTRODUCTION The teacher revises the previous lesson on shape construction Pupils pay attention STEP 2EXPLANATION The teacher explains the meaning of shape constructionShape Construction is making different shapes of objects Pupils pay attention and participates STEP 3DEMONSTRATION She then enumerates tools used in shape construction1. scissors2. snips3. glue4. hammer5. saw6. file7. screw driver etc She highlights and demonstrates the shape construction methods1. folding2. bending3. cutting4. Joining The teacher then demonstrates how to make different shapes using wood and metal 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

Shape Construction is making different shapes of objects

Tools used in shape construction

1. scissors
2. snips
3. glue
4. hammer
5. saw
6. file
7. screw driver etc

Shape construction methods

1. folding
2. bending
3. cutting
4. Joining

EVALUATION:    1. Explain the meaning of shape construction

1. Outline tools used in shape construction
2. Describe the shape construction methods

CLASS ACIVITY: pupils in small groups, construct different shapes using wood and metals

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively

PERIOD 2 and 3: track events. Data processing

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY PUPIL’S ACTIVITY STEP 1INTRODUCTION The teacher revisits the previous lesson on safety Pupils pay attention STEP 2EXPLANATION The teacher lists the examples of relay race and skills There are three (3) standard relays raced at the Olympics are the 4 × 100 m relay race, 4 × 400 m relay race and medley relay race SkillsThe Baton Grip.The Take Off.The Run Up and Visual Exchange.The Finish Line. Pupils pay attention and participates STEP 3DEMONSTRATION The teacher explains the meaning, types and uses of dataData can be defined as a representation of facts, concepts, or instructions in a formalized manner, which should be suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing by human or electronic machine. Types of data1. Integer e.g 4, 27, 655352. Floating points e.g 4.2, 27.4, 5.633. Character e.g a, F, 3, \$, £, #4. string e.g abc, hello world5. Boolean- true or false Uses of data1. Describing2. Diagnosing3. Predicting4. Prescribing 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

Examples of relay race and skills

There are three (3) standard relays raced at the Olympics are the 4 × 100 m relay race, 4 × 400 m relay race and medley relay race

Skills

1. The Baton Grip.
2. The Take Off.
3. The Run Up and Visual Exchange.
4. The Finish Line.

Meaning, types and uses of data

Data can be defined as a representation of facts, concepts, or instructions in a formalized manner, which should be suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing by human or electronic machine.

Types of data

1. Integer e.g 4, 27, 65535
2. Floating points e.g 4.2, 27.4, 5.63
3. Character e.g a, F, 3, \$, £, #
4. string e.g abc, hello world
5. Boolean- true or false

Uses of data

1. Describing
2. Diagnosing
3. Predicting
4. Prescribing

EVALUATION:    1. What are types of relay races at the Olympics?

1. Outline the skills in relay races
2. Explain the meaning of data
3. Highlight all the types of data
4. What is data used for?

CLASS ACTIVITY: Pupils in small groups walk to some pupils demonstrating skills involved in relay race to analyze and compare their positions

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively