Care of the Environment

SUBJECT/ TITLE: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE

THEME: Customs and Traditions

TERM: SECOND TERM

WEEK: WEEK 8

DATE:

CLASS: PRIMARY 4                           

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: Care of the Environment

Units:

Learning Objectives

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:

  • State the meaning of environment.
  • Explain how to care for an environment.
  • List materials for caring for an environment.
  • Demonstrate how to take care of an environment.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Chart showing different types of  tools/materials  used to clean the environment.
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers

Entry Behaviour: the students have been taught about greetings.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Lagos State Scheme of work
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Cultural and Creative Arts (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet Materials.
  • Edudelight Cultural and Creative Arts for Primary Schools.

WORD FILE:   surrounding ,   environment.                     

                                        CONTENT

Meaning of Environment

Environment means everything surrounding us with the people around us.The environment is made up of air, water, plants, animals, rocks, and mountains and other creatures on earth.

Basic needs of environment

  1. Oxygen for breathing  from air
  2. Water from rain.
  3. Food from plants and animals.
  4. Shelter

How to care for the Environment

The following are ways of taking care of our environment are:

  1. Through cleaning practices like sweeping, removal of unwanted weeds, cleaning of buildings and surroundings.
  2. Conserving Water
  3. Conserving energy like switching off light when not in use.
  4. Making our pets and animals environmentally friendly.
  5. Protecting plants and animals.
  6. Garbage or trash disposal
  7. Good character/attitude by tolerating one another
  8. Using environmentally friendly materials

Materials /tools for environmental care

The following tools are used to clean the environment.

  1. Mop and mopping bucket.
  2. Watering can
  3. Broom
  4. Trash or waste water
  5. Gloves
  6. Cleaning brushes and dust pan
  7. dusters
  8. Bucket
  9. Pruner
  10. Wheelbarrow
  11. Fork
  12. Shovel
  13. Rake

Practical care of an Environment

  1. Always empty trash bin.
  2. Open windows and doors to allow ventilation.
  3. Close tap when not in use.
  4. Planting of trees to provide shade and beautify the environment.
  5. Switching off lights and electrical items when not in use.
  6. Cleaning of the surroundings every time.

Benefits of caring for an Environment

Caring for an environment brings the following:

  1. Healthy living.
  2. It show we are grateful to our environment.
  3. It provides good welfare of the society
  4. It reduces earth warming
  5. It make us comfortable

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (Mode of Greetings).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic: Care of the Environment
  • He/she explains the basic needs of the environment.
  • He/she explains how to care for the Environment.
  • The teacher leads pupils to mention the Materials /tools for environmental care.
  • The pupils copy and submit their note for marking.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES:

  • Student carry out environmental sanitation in the school environment.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

Instruction: Answer the following questions below.

  • Define environment.
  • Mention three Basic needs of environment.
  • List three way to care for the Environment.
  •  Mention three Materials /tools for environmental care.

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