Uses of Plants (Primary 1)

 

 

AGRICULTURE 

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES 

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 1 

THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF AGRICULTURE 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – Parts of Flowering Plants (Primary 1)

TOPIC – USES OF PLANTS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Recognize Common Plants

3. Identify plants used by the family

 

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. state some common uses of local plants.

2. name some plants used by the family.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Common Plants

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Common Plants

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Questions – Asks pupils,

1. What are the foods people eat?

2. What are the foods animals eat?

Listen and tell them, man and animals eat plants. Plants are very useful to mankind. Discuss other uses of plants.

 

USES OF PLANT 

1. It is used for food for people.

For example, maize, rice, beans, yam, etc.

 

 

2. It is used food for animals.

For example, maize (chickens, etc.), grass (goats, cow, etc.), etc.

 

3. It is used medicinal uses.

For example, garlic, ginger, mango and pawpaw leaves, lemon and line orange, etc.

 

4. It is used for building.

For example, iroko trees, and others.

 

5. It is used sold to make money.

For example, yam, rice, beans, cocoa, etc.

 

Teacher’s Activities – Guides the pupils to give examples of plants under the uses. 

 

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. Tells pupils the uses of some medicinal crops e.g. Neem, garlic, lime, lemon, etc.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention some plants that can be sold for money e.g. groundnut, maize, etc.

3. Discuss other uses of plants.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion and mention other uses of plants.

4. Teacher’s/Activities – Mention plants that are used as medicine, building material, live – animal food.

 

 

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:

1. Name some plants and give their uses,

2. state 2 examples of plants used as –

  • Food for people ________1________ and ________2________
  • Food for animals ________1________ and ________2________
  • Medicine ________1________ and ________2________
  • Building ________1________ and ________2________
  • Sold ________1________ and ________2________

 

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