Daily Lesson Plan 1 Date :13.10.2011 Time : 12.45 pm – 1.25pm(40min.) Year :3 Pupils : 9 pupils Subject : Science Theme : Learning about living things Topic : Animals
Sub Topic : Observe and recognize external features of animals. Pupils : 9 pupils Subject : Science Theme : Learning about living things Topic : Animals Sub Topic : Observe and recognize external features of animals
Learning outcomes : By end of the lesson students will be able to: Identify external features of 3 animals. Record the external features of animals in a table. Prior knowledge : Pupils know some parts of animals such as ears, eyes, legs and nose. Misconcept : Pupils think that claw and hoof is same.
Sub Topic Observe and recognize external features of animals. Learning objectives 1) Identify external features of an animal. 2) Record the external features of animals in a table
Teaching Method Inquiry and enquiry based learning Science process skill & Thinking Skill Classifying, relating, visualising Assessment Instrument Mix and Match ,Scrap Book
ORIENTATION (5 MIN) Teacher puts on the blackboard a picture of a cow. Teacher asks pupils. What is this? Pupils answer. This is a cow. Teacher asks again by pointing to the cow’s tail, horn and leg. What would you call this?
Pupils answer one by one. Pupil A - It is a tail. Pupil B - It is a horn Pupil C - It is a leg. Teacher uses flash cards to name the external features. Teacher explains about external features
ELICITING IDEAS (12 MIN) Teachers shows the external features of some other animals. (wing, beak, horn, tail, scale, fin, hoof.....) Pupils read them loudly. Teacher asks pupils to read the given flash cards. Teacher gives each pupils to match the flash cards to the given picture of an animal.(fish, hen and cow together with their external features). Pupils match them correctly. Read again loudly infront of the class.
RESTRUCTUNING Students are instructed to sit in groups of 3. Teacher provides Majong paper to each group which contain with 3 animals pictures. Teacher asks pupils to write correct external features in the blank provides. Students present their work infront of the class.
Activity 1 Student required to do exercise. Pupils colour the external features that they learnt.horn bag leg pen headscale teacher tail fin beakwing ruler fur hoof pencil •Teacher discusses the answers with students
Activity 2 B) Tick ( ∕ ) the correct external features wing beak tail horns fin Scales leg headHenFishCowgoatducksnake
closure Teacher asks few students to explain what they learn today. (Expected answer: today we learnt about external features of animals such as beak, hoof, wing, horns, fin....)o Teacher will do conclusion for today’s lesson by asking pupils to spell the given words (external features) that they learnt today.
Home work - Scrap Book (3 in a group} Title – External features of animalas ( fish, bird, cow, goat, hen, tiger and elephant) Teacher shows an exampel and explains how to do the scrap book.