Why Farm Produce Should be Process (Primary 4)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 4

THEME – AGRICULTURE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – PROCESS INVOLVED IN MAKING COMPOST 

TOPIC: FOOD PROCESSING 

 

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 food processing.
  2. mention 5 importance of food processing.
  3. list 5 agricultural products and their by-products.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Growing crops

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of agricultural products.

 

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

FOOD PROCESSING 

Food processing is the transformation or changing of agricultural crops into finished or semi – finished goods. Examples – changing cassava to garri, starch, flower, etc.

 

IMPORTANCE OF FOOD PROCESSING 

  1. For better usage.
  2. It removes poisonous agents.
  3. It makes food ready to eat directly or indirectly.
  4. It improves food quality and market value.
  5. It prepares food for storage.
  6. It makes available different varieties of food stuffs from the same farm produce.
  7. It provides employment opportunities for people.
  8. It makes transportation of food processed easier since it required less space.

 

 

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. Guides pupils to discuss the meaning and importance of food processing.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussing food processing.
  4. Asks pupils to mention agricultural products and them to list its by-products.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Make list of agricultural products and its by-products.
  6. Note.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK (WEEKLY ASSESSMENT) 

Attempt all the questions 

 

1. __________________ is the changing of agricultural crops into finished or semi – finished goods.

A. Yam

B. Food processing

C. Cassava

 

2. A good example of farm processing is __________________.

A. Changing cassava to garri

B. Changing cassava to eba

C. Changing cassava to amala

 

3. One of these is not importance of food processing.

A. For better usage.

B. It removes poisonous agents.

C. It is not easy to transport.

 

4. One of these is importance of food processing.

A. It retains poisonous agents.

B. It removes poisonous agents.

C. It removes the food nutrients.

 

5. Explain the meaning of food processing.

______________________________________________________

______________________________________________________

 

 

Mention 2 importance of food processing.

6. _____________________________________________________

7. _____________________________________________________

 

Mention 2 by – products of the following –

8. Cassava __________________ and __________________

9. Cocoa    __________________ and __________________

10. Fruit     __________________ and __________________

 

 

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