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Presbyterian Theological College

Elementary Department
Grade IV (Science & Health) I. OBJECTIVE At the end of this lesson, the pupils are expected to: 1. describe the rotation of the planet Earth on its axis. 2. recognize and describe that the rotation of the Earth produces observable effects such as day and night. 3. locate the different places in the globe. 4. value the importance of the Earths rotation. II. SUBJECT MATTER Topic: Rotation of the Earth Materials: Globe, flashlight Reference: Science & Health, Adventure in Science-IV, B. Esguerra. Page 204-207. Duration: 1 hour

III. Methodology (5 As) A. Awareness

Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

1. Greeting T: Good morning children... 2. Prayer T: Before we will start our lesson, let us pray first. (Teacher leads the prayer) 3 . Checking of Attendance

P: Good morning teacher...

P: Pupils stand up and bow their heads.

Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Okay, let us check your attendance, say present when your name is called.

(Pupils raise their hand and say present as the teacher calls in their name)

4. Review Okay, children share with me what you have learned so far about the planet Earth. would you give some information of our planet Earth? Very good! You had a good recall of the past lesson. 5. Motivation (Teacher presents a globe) Children, look at what i am holding. Tell me what it is. Alright. What is a globe? Very good. Now, if I will spin the globe, are the places of the globe moving? 6. Presentation Now, our lesson for today is about Rotation of the Earth.

As far as i can remember, Earth is the third planet in the solar system and only planet can sustain life. This is the planet where we live.

That is a globe. Globe is a model of our planet Earth.


B. Activity

Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Now, i am going to divide you into two groups. Every member of the group should cooperate. First Group: List the countries having day time . Second Group: List the countries having night time. I will give you three minutes to do that. Are you ready ?

Yes Teacher...

C. Analysis

Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Since three minutes have passed. We will check your work on the board. Choose a representative in your group to present it.

First Group: Bahamas ,Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape, Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile ....

Second Group:

Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian State, Panama, Papua, New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland Portugal.

D. Abstraction

Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

From the given report, are there any question?

None Maam.

Did you understand our lesson for today?

Yes Maam.

How does the Earth spins?

Earth spins on an imaginary line called axis within 24 hours. It rotates toward the east or in a counter clockwise direction.

What is the cause why we have day and night? How many hours is one day?

Because of the Earths rotation.

24 hours.

E. Application

Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Now I want you to divide yourselves into three groups. Each group must compete to arrange the scrambled letters I presented. 1. The fifth planet in solar system. T IURPJE 2. It is an imaginary line around which planet Earth spins. XSIA 3. The movements of the Earth around the Sun within 365 days. EVLOUTORNI 4. The movements of the Earth around on its axis within 24 hours. OTRATOIN 5. The only planet supports life. AEHTR Answer: Earth Answer: Rotation Answer: Revolution Answer: Axis Answer: Jupiter

IV. Evaluation

Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Have students respond to the questions on the handout. 1. What is the shape of the Earth? Provide an example of this shape. 2. What causes day and night? Explain completely. 3. How long is the Earths day? 4. When we are having daylight in the USA, what are the people on the other side of the Earth having? Why?

V. Assignment

Teachers Activity T: Class, for your assignment, I want you to draw our planet Earth facing with the sun. Colour the both side of the Earth representing day and night time. Draw it in a 1 short bond paper. T: Any question regarding with the assignment? T: Okay, goodbye class!

Pupils Activity

P: Pupils listen to the teacher.

P: None, teacher. P: Goodbye and thank you, teacher.