Animals are living things which means they can perform the characteristics of living things which include reproduction, feeding, movement etc.  Animals cannot produce their own food themselves. They rely either directly or indirectly on the food produced by plant. Animals breathe in oxygen that is produced by plant.

Examples of common animals:  butterfly, cat, cock, donkey, fish, goat, grasshopper, housefly, lizard, parrot, toad etc..


Features of common animals

  1. Size: Animals differ in their sizes. Some animals are big. Others are small.
  2. Body covering: The body of an animal has å type of covering. It could covered either with scales, feather, hair or shell
  3. Number of leg: Many common animals have legs. Some have two legs. Others have more than two legs.



Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic

Step II: Teacher introduces the new topic “Animals ”

Step III: Teacher lists and explains the features of an animal.

Step IV: Teacher explains further with relevant examples

Step V: Pupils contribute and ask questions



  1. Mention three different examples of common animals in your area

Conclusion: Teacher concludes the lesson by evaluating the students and gives an assignment


  1. List two feature of animal.
  2. Animals depend either directly or indirectly on the food produced by plant? Yes or No.


See also

Making of Maracas

Making of gong


Features of a Plant

Uses of Plant

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