Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.
PREVIOUS LESSON – Common Cooking Methods – Boiling Method (Primary 5)
TOPIC: STEAMING METHOD OF COOKING
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. discuss the steaming methods.
2. state advantages and disadvantages of steaming method.
The pupils are required to already know how to cook.
Related links – Boiling methods.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Charts showing the different cooking methods.
2. Food ingredients for meal preparation.
3. Cooking pot, stove, oven, frying pan, etc.
4. Relevant books.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Steaming method is the method of steam from boiling water. In steaming method, no direct contact between the food and boiling water.
ADVANTAGES OF STEAMING METHOD
1. It is easy to digest.
2. It is suitable for cooking children’s foods.
3. Nutrients are retain in the foods.
DISADVANTAGES OF STEAMING METHOD
1. It takes longer time than boiling.
2. It consume more cooking energy.
3. It tends to lack flavour.
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 discussion on steaming methods of cooking.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussions.
3. Gives a board summary.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy the board summary.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – frying.
1. state 2 advantages of steaming method.
2. state 2 disadvantages of steaming method.