Change in Animals (Primary 4)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD

FIRST TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 4

PREVIOUS LESSON – CHANGE IN PLANTS 

TOPIC – CHANGE IN ANIMALS 

 

LEARNING AREA 

  • Lesson One – Change in Animals I – Dog and Hen
  • Lesson Two – Change in Animals II – Animals and Names of Their Young Ones
  • Lesson Three – Change in Animals III – Comparing Change in Adult Animals with Their Young Ones
  • Revision and Test

 

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

 

LEARNING OUTCOME 

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Observe and describe changes in different animals.
  2. Name the young ones of different animals.
  3. Describe the differences between young and adult animals..
  4. Describe the changes that occur in the life cycle of a butterfly.

 

 

 

 

 

RATIONALE

Humans grow and mature in order to complete their life cycles. So too do other animals. Growth in animals involves an increase in the number and sometimes function of their cells. It requires a healthy balanced diet. Like humans, other animals change as they get older.

In this lesson, the pupils will be able to understand different changes that occurred in different and similar animals.

 

 

LEARNING MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Flash cards with pictures, markers, glue/gum, cardboard papers, plain sheets, scissors.
  2. A poster of animals and their young ones. Flash cards with names of all the animals and their young ones written separately.

 

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

There are two types of animals, domestic animals and animals in the wild. The most common animals to the pupils are domestic animals. They know that there is different between how a chicken and a dog produced their young ones, etc.

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  2. Lagos State Scheme of work
  3. Basic Science and Technology
  4. All Relevant Materials
  5. Online Materials

 

 

 

LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT

ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES 

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 1 – Change in Animals I docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 2 – Change in Animals II – Animals and Their Young Ones docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 3 – Change in Animals III docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 4 – REVISION AND TEST 

 

WORK BOOKS

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS 

 

ANIMALS AND NAMES OF THEIR YOUNG ONES 

Choose from the following names of young animals – chick, duckling, kitten, puppy, calf, piglet, kid, lamb and cub to complete the following adult animals –

 

1. Dog __________________________

 

2. Duck __________________________

 

3. Goat __________________________

 

4. Buffalo __________________________

 

5. Pig __________________________

 

6. Sheep __________________________

 

7. Cow __________________________

 

8. Lion __________________________

 

9. Elephant __________________________

 

10. Cow __________________________

 

 

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