THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL SCHOOL BASED ASSESSMENT

GRADE 3, 4 AND 5 PROJECTS, TASK AND PRACTICALS GUIDE

A. GRADE 3

Integrated Learning Assessment Task

Theme: Cultural Activities for Environmental and Social Wellbeing.
Observe photographs or watch selected video clips of cultural events that promote
environmental and social wellbeing in their community.

Collect information from parents/guardians/elders on cultural events that promote environmental and social wellbeing in their community (using digital devices/pen and paper) for presentation. (information collected be sent to the teacher for use in subtask (c)) In groups of 4-6, discuss cultural events from their community that promote environmental and social well-being and present in class.

Collect photographs/pictures of various foods available in their community.

Prepare posters with cultural messages on promotion of environmental and social well-being that will advertise their cultural day. (maximum size a4)

Make at least two ornaments from locally available materials for use / sale during the cultural event.

Watunge sentensi tano kuhusu njia za kujiepusha na vitendo vinavyoweza kuwadhuru wakati wa michezo.

Wakariri mashairi mepesi kuhusu vyakula vya kiasilia kutoka kwa jamii zao. (mashairi mwafaka yatafutwe na mwalimu- beti zisizidi tatu )

With guidance of parents/guardians learn and sing folk songs from different communities in kenya that promote social wellbeing and sing the folk songs.

Prepare a skit/play to promote social wellbeing based on religious celebrations such as idd/easter/christmas/diwali.

Learning Areas Environmental Activities Movement and Creative Activities Literacy Activities Kiswahili Activities Hygiene and Nutrition Activities Religious Activities

GRADE 4

1. Science and Technology Project Making A Simple Improvised Beam Balance.

Teacher guide learners to select appropriate tools and materials for carrying out the project.

The learners should be encouraged to improvise as much as possible.

The teacher should ensure that learners observe safety measures and precautions while using various tools and materials.

The task is to be performed individually or in groups of 4 or 5.

Learners may share tools and materials where applicable.

2. . Agriculture Project

Growing a Vegetable Crop for Sale learners use text books, magazines, digital devices, guided internet and consult resource persons, parents /guardians to source for information on production of a vegetable crop of their choice.

In groups, each learner presents to the group on how to produce the vegetable crop chosen.

Then discuss and agree on one type of vegetable crop to grow as a group.

The group then grows harvests, prepares for sale and sells the vegetable crop.

3. Art And Craft Project

Leaf Printing,

Provides the learners with the task and reads it aloud. The teacher answers any questions.

The teacher plans for the nature walk to enable learners collect the leaves.

The learners take a walk round the school or are guided to collect leaves.

The teacher collects all materials and trial prints, these should be well labeled to include name and date, place every trial pieces in the learner’s assessment portfolio;

NOTE: Do not buy portfolios/folders; improvise with materials that are locally available.

The teacher provides the learners with the painting materials and tools, distribute(s) the A4 plain papers.

4.Home Science

Boiling Food Energy Giving Food

Prepare the cooking area,
Prepare and boil the foods,
Serve and display the food cooked,
Clean and tidy up the working area,
Store utensils and cooking equipment,
Dispose used water or reuse it appropriately,
Dispose kitchen wastes appropriately.

B. GRADE 5

1. Art and Craft Project

Collage pictorial composition using paper or carving a wooden spoon.

The teacher guides the learners in making their choices on which project to carry out.

The learners begin making sketches on project option as they familiarize with the different tools.

The teacher guides the learners on how to store all the materials collected.

The teacher distributes all materials to the learners. The learners continue making sketches and improving on their pieces as they gather all required materials.

The teacher collects all materials, these should be well labeled to include name and date, place every trial pieces in the learner’s assessment portfolio;

NOTE: Do not buy portfolios/folders; improvise with materials that are locally available.

1. Home Science

Washing a Fast Coloured or White Cotton School Uniform.

In groups of 4-6, learners to discuss the steps on how to wash a white cotton piece of school uniform and a fast coloured cotton piece of school uniform (a shirt or a blouse or a dress).

Each learner shall then identify the piece of school uniform to wash.

Each learner shall identify and write down the basic materials and equipment he/she will need to wash the piece of school uniform chosen (a shirt or a blouse or a dress).

Each learner to individually wash the identified piece of school uniform.

Each learner will display the washed shirt for the peers and the teacher to see

2. Science and Technology Project Making Ornaments from Solid Waste.

Individually, learners to source for information on how to make ornaments from solid waste.

This can be from text books, resource persons, parents/guardians, digital devices

In groups of 4 or 5, learners to use the information collected to discuss how to make ornaments Individually, learners to collect materials they will use to make the ornaments.

Individually, learners to make ornaments using the materials collected.

Individually, learners to display their finished products (ornaments).

Individually, learners to observe and comment/reflect on their peer’s work.

The teacher to ask each learner to identify the importance of solid waste management

3. Agriculture

Establishment of a Climbing Fruit Nursery Bed learners use text books, magazines, digital devices, guided internet and consult resource persons, parents /guardians to source for information on establishment a climbing fruit nursery.

In groups of 4-6 learners, each learner presents on the establishment of a climbing fruit nursery.

Group members then discuss and agree on types of climbing fruits to establish.

The group then establishes the climbing fruit nursery bed.

The school should decide on an appropriate site for the climbing fruit nursery bed.

Learners should prepare the site for the tree nursery to ensure it is secure, gently sloping, accessible, near a reliable source of water (river, pond, tap, water tank or a drum(s) to store water) and well sheltered.

Learners should be provided with pre germinated seeds for potting. Learners can also collect already germinated climbing fruit seedlings under mature climbing fruits for potting.

Each learner should raise at least 20 potted climbing fruit seedlings. The potted seedlings should be arranged in rows of 10 x 10 pots at the tree nursery site.

Each bed of the potted seedlings should be properly labeled with the group number.

Paths not less than 50 cm wide should be left between the beds.

Materials and tools for raising the climbing fruit seedlings should be obtained from the immediate environment or improvised.

4 COMMENTS

  1. Appreciate the CBC system

  2. Our 5th. Graders enjoyed the Home Science Practicals.

  3. How do I upload the videos and pictures for f my grade 4 and 5

  4. uploading evidences is a challege.Needs help.

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