Meaning of Crops | Classes of Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

Last Updated on January 21, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 3 

THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Unbalanced Diet | Effects of Unbalanced Diet Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

TOPIC – CLASSES OF CROPS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Crops

3. Classes of Crops with Examples

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 crop is.

2. name and identify different classes of crops.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify most of the local crops.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of samples of local 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 – Display sample of different classes of crops such as yam, maize, orange and vegetable for the pupils to identify and state other similar crops.

Pupil’s Activities – Yam – potatoes, cocoyam, cassava, etc. Maize – guinea corn, millet, etc. Orange – mango, apple, etc. Vegetables – tomatoes, okra, etc.

Teachers remark – A great cheer for active participation. Yam, maize, orange and vegetable represent crops under different classes of crops. Lead the pupils to identify and discuss different classes of crops.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

CLASSES OF CROPS

Crops are plants that is grown and harvested for foods. Crops can be classified as follows –

1. Tuber Crops

For example, tuber crops include potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, cassava, etc.

2. Grain Crops

 

 

For example, grain crops include rice, maize, guinea corn, wheat, millet, etc.

3. Fruit Crops

For example, fruit crops including orange, apple, guava, banana, carrot, water melon, etc.

 

LESSON 2 – CLASSES OF CROPS (CONTINUATION)

4. Vegetable Crops

For examples, vegetable crops include tomato, pepper, okra, cabbage, etc.

5. Ornamental Crops

For example, ornamental crops include lawn grass, hibiscus flower, sunflower, etc.

6. Oil Crops

For examples, oil crops include oil palm, groundnut, melon, soybean, etc.

7. Latex Crops

For examples, latex crops include rubber, gum arabica, Indian rubber, etc.

8. Fibre Crops

For examples, fibre crops include cotton, hemps, sissal, raffia, etc.

 

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. Presents and identify samples of different classes of crops.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify by name each of the crops and state other similar crops.

3. Leads pupils to give examples of each classes of crops.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s lead to give examples of different classes of 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

Meaning of Grain Crops | Examples of Local Grain Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to state 4 classes of crops with examples.

 

 

WORKBOOK ASSESSMENT

ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

1. ________________ are plants that is grown and harvested for foods and other purposes.

A. Corps

B. Plants

C. Crops

 

2. Yam belongs to classes of ________________.

A. tuber crops

 

 

B. grain crops

C. fruit crops

 

3. Orange belongs to classes of ________________.

A. tuber crops

B. grain crops

C. fruit crops

 

4. Rice belongs to classes of ________________.

A. tuber crops

B. grain crops

C. fruit crops

 

5. Pepper belongs to classes of ________________.

A. oil crops

B. ornamental crops

C. vegetable crops

 

6. Pepper belongs to classes of ________________.

A. oil crops

B. ornamental crops

C. vegetable crops

 

7. Hibiscus flower belongs to classes of ________________.

A. oil crops

B. ornamental crops

C. vegetable crops

 

8. Groundnut belongs to classes of ________________.

A. oil crops

 

 

B. ornamental crops

C. vegetable crops

 

9. Cotton belongs to classes of ________________.

A. latex crops

B. fibre crops

C. grain crops

 

10. Rubber belongs to classes of ________________.

A. oil crops

B. ornamental crops

C. vegetable crops

 

 

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