• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 5
  • Age: 9 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: Pre-vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Home Economics
  • Previous Lesson: Cleaning The Bathroom and Toilet
  • Topic: Cleaning Of Kitchen And Food Store
  • Content: Meaning Of Kitchen, Types Of Kitchen And Food Store, Materials and Reasons for Cleaning the Kitchen And Food Store

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Define a kitchen and identify different types of kitchens and food stores.
  • Affective Domain: Appreciate the importance of keeping the kitchen and food store clean.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate the use of materials for cleaning the kitchen and food store.
  • Social Domain: Collaborate with peers to discuss and practice cleaning methods.

Reference Materials:
The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

Instructional Materials:
The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • Pictures of different types of kitchens and food stores
  • Cleaning materials (e.g., brooms, mops, detergents)
  • Charts showing steps for cleaning a kitchen and food store
  • Real kitchen utensils and cleaning tools for demonstration

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding cleaning of kitchen and food store is crucial for maintaining a healthy and hygienic environment at home. Cleaning the kitchen and food store prevents food contamination and promotes overall well-being.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are familiar with basic cleaning tasks from previous lessons on cleaning the bathroom and toilet.

Instructional Procedures

Learning Area: Cleaning Of Kitchen And Food Store

To deliver this lesson, the teacher will adopt the following steps:

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction 5 minsDiscussionAsking questions, sharing ideasAsk pupils about their experiences in cleaningShare experiences and ideasEngage prior knowledge
Step 2: Define a Kitchen5 minsExplanationUse of examples, showing picturesExplain what a kitchen is and show picturesListen and observe picturesUnderstand what a kitchen is
Step 3: Types of Kitchen and Food Store5 minsDiscussionGroup discussion, brainstormingDiscuss different types of kitchens and food storesParticipate in discussion, ask questionsIdentify types of kitchens and food stores
Step 4: Materials for Cleaning5 minsDemonstrationHands-on activityShow cleaning materials and their usesObserve and ask questionsRecognize cleaning materials
Step 5: Reasons for Cleaning5 minsExplanationReal-life examplesExplain the importance of cleaningListen and take notesAppreciate the importance of cleanliness
Step 6: Demonstration of Cleaning10 minsDemonstrationHands-on practiceDemonstrate cleaning techniquesParticipate in demonstration, practice cleaningLearn cleaning techniques
Note taking, Evaluation, and Conclusion5 minsQ&A, DiscussionRecap, assessmentReview lesson and ask evaluation questionsAnswer questions, provide feedbackReinforce learning

Classroom Note:

Cleaning Of Kitchen And Food Store

A kitchen is a special room in a house where people cook food. It has things like a stove, sink, and fridge to help us prepare meals.

Food Store:
A food store is a place where we keep food items. It can be a pantry or a cupboard in our kitchen where we store things like rice, beans, and canned food to keep them safe and organized.

  • Types Of Kitchen And Food Store:


  1. Traditional Kitchen
  2. Modern Kitchen

Food Stores:

  1. Pantry
  2. Cold Storage

Materials Used For Cleaning:

  • Broom
  • Mop
  • Detergent
  • Sponge
  • Trash bags

Reasons For Cleaning The Kitchen And Food Store:

  1. Prevents food contamination
  2. Reduces the risk of pests
  3. Maintains a hygienic environment
  4. Ensures safety and prevents accidents
  5. Enhances the appearance and smell of the kitchen

Lesson Evaluation:

To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. Define a kitchen.
  2. Mention two types of kitchens.
  3. List three materials used for cleaning the kitchen.
  4. Explain why it is important to clean the kitchen and food store.
  5. Demonstrate how to use a mop for cleaning.

Note for teachers using my lesson plan:
Hi there, remember that I didn’t make this lesson plan with any particular class or teacher in mind and I tried as much as possible with my experience and expertise to deliver this plan in a standard and effective style utilizing the best strategy and methods. Nevertheless, you are free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, timing, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, pupils’ comprehension, curriculum, and resources available to you. Happy teaching!

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Last Update: July 14, 2024