Lesson Plan For The First Week Ending Friday September 16, 202022

TermFirstWeek2Datewrite date here Teacherwrite your name here 
ClassBasic 1Age5 yearsPeriod write the periods hereDuration60 minutes
TopicMeaning of HistorySub-Topic Nil
Learning Objectives
  • Define History
  • State the sources of History
  • Mention the importance of history
  • Value Heritage
  • Demonstrate taking responsibility for actions
  • Solve the rope puzzle
    Previous KnowledgeEnter something here
    Resources & Teaching Aids
    • Slides/pictures of Napoleon Bonaparte and his sword, dinosaur & skeleton of a dinosaur
    • Several pairs of ready-made rope puzzles – entwined ropes
    • Charts of primary sources of history
    • Sample of historic music of the local people – music that tells a story of a people
    • Sample or image of local artifacts
    Method of TeachingInduction and DeductionDifferentiationSomething to be entered here
    Teacher’s ActivityLearners’ Activity
    • Prepare slides of required images for class presentation – may include printing some copies.
    • Setup display screen/projector or group pupils to carryout picture reading exercise.
    • Make a list of renowned successful people in the school locality and their business i.e., the societal problem they solve.
    • Improvise the rope puzzle tool – obtainable from LeadinGuides
    • Collate pictures of successful people in the locality
    • Identify pictures of sword & Napoleon Bonaparte in presentation or printed slides
    • Solve the rope puzzle – untie two wound ropes separately fixed unto a piece of wood.
    • Actively listen to the teacher, ask and answer questions
    • Copy down lesson the notes
    KeywordsNapoleon Bonaparte, Sword, Emperor, History, Evidence, Proof, Rumor, Speculation, Dinosaurs.
    Time______ to _______
    Stage/TimeContent/Teacher’s RoleLearner’s RoleComment/Resource
    Introduction: Set induction
    (5 minutes)
    • Show image of Napoleon’s sword and tell the story.
    • Show picture of Napoleon Bonaparte and narrate the story.
    • Relate both story to relevance of history.
    • Explain the objectives of the lesson.
    • Identify image of a sword.
    • Guess the worth of Napoleon sword.
    • Listen to teacher.
    • Slide/images of Napoleon Sword.
    • Slide/image of Napoleon Bonaparte.
    Meaning of History
    (10 minutes)
    • Inspire pupils on problem-solving.
    • Group pupils to practicalize problem-solving by doing the rope puzzle.
    • Explain/solve the rope puzzle for the pupils to see.
    • Projects/write on the board and read definition of history several times for the pupils to repeat.
    • Mention successful people in the locality and the problems each solves (their business).
    • Solve the rope puzzle in pairs or group.
    • Read/memorize definition of history.
    • Pictures of successful people in the locality.
    • Rope puzzles.
    • Digital display or chalk/marker and chalkboard/whiteboard.
    Explanation of the meaning of History
    (10 minutes)
    • Write the note on the board.
    • Read and explain the notes.
    • AFL.
    • Copy the notes into their notebooks.
    • Listen to the teacher.
    • Ask and answer questions.
    • Slide/image of dinosaur and skeleton of a dinosaur.
    (10 minutes)
    • Mark pupils’ exercise books.
    • Record marks.
    • Provide feedback.
    • Revise the lesson and link to topic for next week.
    • Submission of their exercise books.
    • Listening, asking and answering questions.
    • Pupils’ exercise book.
    • Digital display or chalk/marker and chalkboard/whiteboard.

    Meaning of History

    History is the past and the study of the past which helps us to understand the present and predict the future.

    Explanation of the Meaning of History

    History as the past means that all the things that have already happened, the places, things, people, animals, ideas and the time before NOW, the present time, are all history. This includes the food you ate this Morning and you can no longer go back to, the birthday you celebrated in the past, your old clothes that have worn out and you have thrown away, your pencil that has finished, etc.

    History as the study of the past

    History as the study of the past means that it is to learn about the provable stories of the past. That is, the provable stories of all the:

    • things that have happened on earth since its beginning,
    • people that have existed on earth since its beginning,
    • animals that have existed on earth since its beginning,
    • plants that have existed on earth since its beginning,
    • places that have existed on earth since its beginning.

    Provable means stories that have objects in the present time to show the past stories. Objects or events in the present time which shows stories that happened in the past are called evidences or proofs.

    Assessment for Learning (AFL)
    Classwork (Question or References)Homework (Questions or References)
    Questions 1 – 12 Questions 1 – 12 randomly (only for those that scores below pass mark in classwork)

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