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PREVIOUS LESSON – How to Raise Livestock and Procedures for Rearing Farm Animals like Cattle, Sheep and Pigs (Primary 5)
TOPIC: Rear any Livestock and Apply Necessary Skills and Procedures
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. mention steps involved in raising livestock.
2. describe how to raise a named farm animal.
3. identify and select appropriate housing and equipment for rearing – rabbits, guinea pigs, chicken.
4. feed the livestock with the appropriate rations.
The pupils are required to already have learned effects of dirty environment. And starvation.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
chart of different animal houses.
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
All Relevant Material
Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Agriculture Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
RAISING SCHOOL FARM ANIMALS – CHICKS
As stated in the lesson presentation, guides and allows pupils to work individually and in groups to demonstrate and apply necessary skills and procedures to rear livestock like – chicks.
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 rear any livestock and apply all the necessary skills;
Pupil’s Activities – Working in groups to care for animals and apply necessary skills and procedures.
3. Assists pupils to select quality young animals e.g. young rabbit/young guinea pig, chicks for rearing;
Pupil’s Activities – Observe and note the qualities of a healthy animal. Keep records of daily activities.
4. Guides pupils to construct hutches;
Pupil’s Activities – Collect materials to construct hutches and cages.
5. Encourages pupils to practice good sanitation and keep proper records;
Pupil’s Activities – Clean the livestock area.
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Keep records of daily, weekly or monthly activities.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. construct good hutches and cages.
2. apply the necessary skills and procedures to raise chicks.
3. keep proper farm records.