Meaning of Tuber Crops | Examples of Tuber Crops | Classification of Tuber Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

Last Updated on January 22, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 3

THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Uses of Grain Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

TOPIC – TUBER CROPS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning (Examples) of Tuber Crops

3. Classification of Tuber Crops

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

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 what a tuber crop is.

2. give examples of tuber crops.

3. classify tuber crops.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify some of the tuber crops.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Samples of stem tuber crops.

2. Samples of root tuber 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

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Ask the pupils to state common tuber crops in their community.

Pupil’s Activities – Yam, potato, cocoyam, etc.

Teacher’s remarks – A great cheer for quick response. Note the examples of tuber crops mentioned by the pupils on the board and discuss the meaning of tuber crops.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

MEANING OF TUBER CROPS 

 

 

Tuber crops as those that store their food in their stems or roots.

 

EXAMPLES OF LOCAL TUBER CROPS 

1. Yam

2. Carrot

3. Potatoes

4. Irish potatoes

4. Sweet potatoes

5. Cocoyam, etc.

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s Activities – Display sample of classes of tuber crops for the pupils to examine.

Pupil’s Activities – Response to the instructions.

Teacher’s remarks – A great cheer for quick response. The crops can be classified into stem and root tuber crops. Discuss the classification of tuber crops.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

CLASSIFICATION OF TUBER CROPS 

1. STEM TUBER CROPS 

Stem tubers are crops that produce tuber not as root.

For example,

  • Yam
  • Cocoyam
  • Irish potatoes

 

2. ROOT TUBER CROPS 

Root tubers are crops that produce tuber as root.

For example,

  • Cassava
  • Sweet potatoes

 

 

  • Carrots
  • Onions

 

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. Display and show local stem tubers and root tubers.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify the stem and root tuber crops.

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Draw diagrams of stem and root tuber crops.

4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

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

Uses of Tuber Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. explain what tuber crops are.

2. differentiate between stem and root tuber crops.

3. list 3 stem tuber crops.

4. list 3 root tuber crops.

 

 

WORKBOOK ASSESSMENT

ANSWER ALL OF THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. Tuber crops as those that store their food in their _______________.

A. stems or roots

B. steps or roofs

C. roofs or steps

 

2. _______________ crops as those that store their food in their stems or roots.

A. Stem

 

 

B. Root

C. Tuber

 

3. _______________ are crops that produce tuber not as root.

A. Stem tubers

B. Root tubers

C. Tuber crops

 

4. _______________ are crops that produce tuber as root.

A. Stem tubers

B. Tuber crops

C. Root tubers

 

5. Carrot and onion are examples of _______________.

A. Stem tubers

B. Tuber crops

C. Root tubers

 

6. Yam and cassava are examples of _______________.

A. Stem tubers

B. Tuber crops

C. Root tubers

 

7. Cocoyam and yam are examples of _______________.

A. Stem tubers

B. Tuber crops

C. Root tubers

 

8. Tuber crops can be classified into ______.

A. Two (2)

B. Two

C. 2

 

9. Write is a tuber crop?

A. Tuber crops as those that store their food in their stems or roots.

 

 

B. Tuber crops as those that store their food in their stems.

C. Tuber crops as those that store their food in their roots.

 

10. _______________ are tuber crops used for making pounded yam and garri.

A. Yam and onion

B. Yam and cassava

C. Yam and carrot

 

 

 

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