How to Raise Farm Crops – Meaning and Classification of Farm Crops (Primary 5)

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

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES 

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 2 

PRIMARY 5

THEME: HOW TO RAISE FARM CROPS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – First Term Examination Links For Primary Schools

TOPIC: FARM CROPS 

 

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 farm crops.

2. state 3 classification of farm crops with examples.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already know soil and crops.

 

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE – classification of crops. 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart of different types farm crops.

 

 

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 

FARM CROPS 

Farm crops are plants grown and harvested for profit or food.

 

 

CLASSIFICATION OF FARM CROPS 

1. Grain/cereal crops – rice, wheat, maize, guinea corn, millets, etc.

2. Legume crops – soybean, pea, peanut, cowpea, etc.

3. Tuber crops – potato, yam, cassava, Irish potato, etc.

4. Fruit and vegetable crops – onion, tomato, okra, pepper, carrot, melon, etc.

 

 

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 the pupils to identify farm crops by name.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the name of farm crops.

3. Leads the pupils to explain the meaning of farm crops.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of farm crops.

4. Guides the pupils to classify farm crops.

Pupil’s Activities – Give examples of grain, legume and tuber crops.

 

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 answer all the questions. 

1. What is farm crops?

(a) A crop planted and harvested for profit or gift.

(b) A crop planted and harvested for profit or food.

(c) A crop planted and harvested for profit or taste.

 

Give 2 examples of grain crops.

2. ____________________

3. ____________________

 

 

Name 2 examples of tuber crops.

4. ____________________

5. ____________________

 

6. ____________________ and ____________________ are fruit and vegetable crops.

(a) Onion and okro

(b) Yam and tomato

(c) Both

 

7. ____________________ is/are tuber crops.

(a) Yam

(b) Cassava

(c) Both

 

8. ____________________ is/are legume crops.

(a) Yam

(b) Cassava

(c) None

 

9.  ____________________ is/are legume crops.

(a) Peanuts

(b) Soybean

(c) Both

 

10. Grain crops is also known cereal crops.

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Both/none

 

 

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