Thursday, December 8, 2011

Daily Lesson Plan for Science Year 3

Daily Lesson Plan for Science Year 3

Date                                                                            :  29 September 2009
Time                                                                           : 0930-1030 a.m.
Class                                                                          : 3 Cemerlang
Attendance                                                                : 34 pupils
Learning Theme                                                        : Learning About Living Things
Learning Area                                                           : Animals  

Learning Objective                                                    : At the end of the lesson, student will be   able to:-          
1.      Identify the external features of the animals

Learning Outcomes                                                  : At the end of the lesson student will be able to:-             
1. State 4 external features of an animal verbally
2. Match 3 types of animals with their common external features
3. List down 2 out of 4 similarities and differences of the animals that have been discussed.
Science Process Skills/ Manipulative Skills          : Observing, communicating, relating classifying and predicting      
Thinking Skills                                                           : Attributing, classifying, relating, visualizing, generating ideas and detecting differences and similarities 
Scientific Attitude and Noble Values                      : Loving and caring towards animals, thankful to God for His creations.
Strategies                                                                  : Discussion and communication
Prior Knowledge                                                       : Students are always seeing the animals in their neighborhood, television and books
Teaching and Learning Resources             : Animal pictures card/ laptop, worksheets, activity books, textbooks and internet.

Step / Phase
Teaching & Learning Activities
( 5 minutes)

Different animals have different external features

Today’s lesson:
-Identify  the external features of an animal
-         Show a PowerPoint presentation  of  animal pictures and  different types of animal (Different features)

-         Teacher will ask the pupils about :
Ø      Name of the animals
Ø      Their habitat and their sound
(Relate to the lesson)
-         Then, teacher will show the animals without its certain external features.
-         Teacher will ask the pupils which parts of the animals are missing. Then, teacher will explain the concept of “external part”.


-asking questions
Eliciting ideas
( 10 minutes)
To identify external features of an animals, students need to observe external features of:
-         rooster
-         goat
-         crab
-         fish
-         rabbit

-         Concept of the topic.
-         Teacher will show the external parts of animals’ body to the pupils.
-         Teacher asks the pupils which animals match with the features given.
-         Teacher asks the pupils to identify the animals based from the external features given.
-         In groups, pupils  will be given the envelop contains the small pieces of paper which written  the external parts of the animals
-         Pupils are required to paste the paper on the pictures given. (see Appendix A)
-         Teacher asks the students to color the external parts of the animals with the pencil color.


-generating ideas
Restructuring ideas
(10 minutes)

Different animals possess different external features:
-         rooster has feather, beak and claws
-         goat has leg,  hoof and  horn
-         crab has pincer (claw) or hard shell
-         fish has fins, scales and tail
-         rabbit has fur, short tail and long ears

-         Teacher will conduct a quiz based from activity in second phase.
-         Pupils are divided into 2 groups for that quiz. (Word Puzzle). (See Appendix B)

Ø      Instruction for the quiz:

-         Pupils are divided in two groups.
-          Each group is given one boards (flag) and they are required to raise the “flag” when they wish to answer the question
-         There are 10 questions and the group who raise their “flag” faster will get the chance to answer. However, if they give the wrong answer, the chance will be opened to another group.
-         One group only can answer one question in one time based from the picture paste by the teacher at the end of the crossword.
-         5 marks for the right answer and 5 marks will be deducted for the wrong answers.
-         The winner will be given a prize.


-dare to try
Application of ideas
( 15 minutes )

-         Teacher will ask the students to complete the task in the worksheet

-          The questions are in table or sentence form (answer are provided). (See Appendix A)

( 5 minutes)

-         Every animal has its own features.
-         rooster has beak
-         goat has horn
-         rabbit has tail
-         fish has fins
2 examples of animals with similar characteristics
- rabbit and cat have fur
- goat and cow has have horn
-         Sing a song entitle “Animals Song”. (See Appendix D)
-         Teacher will sing the song together with the actions and followed by the pupils.

-         Teacher summarize the lesson today by asking pupils:
(i)                 What are the 4 external features of animals that we had learnt today?
(ii)               State 2 examples of animals which possess similar characteristic with the animals that have been learnt.
-making conclusion and anticipating

-confident and spirited while singing

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