Balanced Diet – Fruits and Vegetables (Primary 3)

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

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 

PRIMARY 3

THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS IN AGRICULTURE 

PREVIOUS LESSON –

TOPIC – FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 

LEARNING AREA

1. Identification of Fruits and Vegetables

2. Uses of Fruits and Vegetables

 

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. name some local fruits and vegetables.

2. mention some uses of fruits and vegetables.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Fruits and vegetables

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Posters, charts and fresh specimen of local fruits and vegetables.

2. Fruits e.g. oranges, mango, avocado pear, garden egg, etc.

3. Vegetables e.g. lettuce, cabbage, etc.

 

 

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 

Identification of Fruits and Vegetables 

Teacher’s Activities – Displays samples or chart showing fruits and vegetables.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and separate fruits and vegetables.

Teacher’s Activities – Listen to the pupils and note their points on the board and cardboard.

 

 

LOCAL FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

FRUITS 

1. Oranges

2. Pineapple

3. Mangos

4. Apple

5. Lime orange

6. Lemon

7. Coconut

8. Pawpaw

9, Banana,

10. Water Melo, etc.

 

VEGETABLES

1. Water leaf

2. Bitter leaf (Ewuro in Yoruba)

3. Pumpkin leaf (Ugu in Igbo)

4. Jute leaf (Ewedu in Yoruba)

5. Spinach (Efo Shoko in Yoruba)

6. African Spinach (Efo Tete in Yoruba)

7. Oha leaf in Igbo

8. Onion leaf, etc.

 

USES OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 

1. They supply vitamins and mineral to the body.

2. They aid food digestion.

3. They protect body and prevent body from ill – health.

 

 

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. Displays specimen of common fruits and vegetable.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe fruits and vegetables closely.

3. Displays charts of common fruits and vegetables.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention fruits and vegetables frequently eaten by the family.

4. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discusses their uses in class.

5. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Bring different fruits and vegetables from home.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. name five local fruits.

2. name five local vegetables.

3. state two uses each of fruits and vegetables.

 

 

 

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