Scheme of Work First Term Agriculture Basic 6

Last Updated on May 5, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

SCHEME OF WORK

AGRICULTURE

FIRST TERM

THEME – INTRODUCTION AND MEDIUM OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION 

WEEK 1 – REVIEW OF BASIC FIVE’S WORK

WEEK 2

TOPIC – MEANING OF AGRICULTURE

Content

Agriculture means

  • Growing of crops,
  • Rearing of animals.  [click]

WEEK 3

TOPIC – MEANING OF AGRICULTURE (CONT’L)

CONTENT 

  • 3. Processing, and
  • 4. Selling of agricultural products for the benefits of man.

WEEK 4

TOPIC – IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE

CONTENT 

Importance of Agriculture 

  1. Provision of food,
  2. Provision of shelter,
  3. Provision of income (money),
  4. Provision of employment (job opportunities),
  5. Provision of raw materials for industries.  [click]

WEEK 5

TOPIC – IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE (CONT’L)

CONTENT 

  • Importance of Agriculture

6. Provision of clothing,

7. Provision of medical herbs,

8. Provision of foreign exchange,

9. Provision of transportation i.e. the use of horses, donkeys and camels.

10. Provision of recreational and sport i.e. the use of animals like rabbits, dogs, cock, etc.  [click]

WEEK 6

TOPIC – PROBLEMS OF AGRICULTURE

CONTENT 

  1. Use of crude implements (hoes and cutlasses),
  2. Unstable government policies,
  3. Bad roads,
  4. Lack of storage FACILITIES. [click]

WEEK 7

TOPIC – PROBLEMS OF AGRICULTURE (CONT’L)

CONTENT 

5. Lack of improved seed,

6. Land tenure system,

7. Transportation problem,

8. Lack medical facilities in the farm setting.

WEEK 8

TOPIC – PEOPLE IN AGRICULTURE
Content

  • 1. Crop farmers,
  • 2. Animals rearers (livestock farmers)
  • 3. Soil scientists,
  • 4. Fishermen,
  • 5. Veterinary doctors.  [click]

WEEK 9

TOPIC – PEOPLE IN AGRICULTURE (CONT’L)
Content

  • 6. Horticulturists (gardeners),
  • 7. Agricultural engineers,
  • 8. Agricultural economists,
  • 9. Market people,
  • 10. Agricultural teachers.

WEEK 10

TOPIC – ORIGIN OF FARMING

CONTENT 

  • Farming originated in the near East by the early men.  [click]

WEEK 11

TOPIC – ORIGIN OF FARMING (CONT’L)

Content

  • Early people were wanderers and gatherers of fruits, nuts and roots:
  1. The early man was a hunter of animals and gathered of plants,
  2. The early woman raised new crops from the seeds and fruits eaten by man and woman,
  3. The woman tried to rear captured young animals,
  4. In this way the early people began to practice farming.  [click]

WEEK 12 – REVISION

WEEK 13 – EXAMINATION



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