Land and Soil (Primary 4)

 

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 2 

PRIMARY 4

THEME – AGRICULTURE

PREVIOUS LESSON – REVISION OF PRIMARY 3 

TOPIC: Land and Soil 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

  1. explain the meaning of land and soil.
  2. list soil types.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Growing crops

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of soil samples – sandy, clayey and loamy.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTION

LAND

Land is the solid part of the earth not covered by water.

 

SOIL 

Soil is the upper layer of the earth where plants grow.

 

TYPES OF SOIL

 

Clay 

Clay soil is the solid parts of the soil used for moulding and building of houses.

 

Sandy 

Sandy soil is the loose parts of the soil used for building of houses and construction of roads.

 

Loamy

Loamy soil is the best parts of the soil used for growing crops. It combines the good parts of clay and sandy.

 

 

PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Collects soil samples to show their characteristics.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify soil types.
  4. Give a board summary.
  5. Note.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to – 

 

WORK WORK (WEEKLY ASSESSMENT)

Attempt all the questions 

 

PART A

1. __________________ is the solid part of the earth not covered by water.

A. Soil

B. Earth

C. Land

 

2. __________________ is the upper layer of the earth where plants grow.

A. Soil

B. Earth

C. Land

 

3. There are __________________ types of soil.

A. Two

B. Three

C. Four

 

4. __________________ is the loose parts of the soil used for building of houses and construction of roads.

A. Loamy soil

B. Sandy soil

C. Clay soil

 

5. __________________ is the best parts of the soil used for growing crops.

A. Loamy soil

B. Sandy soil

C. Clay soil

 

 

6. __________________ Clay soil is the solid parts of the soil used for moulding and building of houses.

A. Loamy soil

B. Sandy soil

C. Clay soil

 

7. The mixture of clay and sandy is __________________.

A. Loamy soil

B. Sandy soil

C. Clay soil

 

PART B

 

8. What is the different between land and soil?

_______________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

 

Mention 3 types of soil.

9. __________________

10. _________________

11. _________________

 

 

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