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

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

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 3 

THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

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

 

TOPIC – GRAIN CROPS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Grain Crops

3. Identification of Local Grain Crops

3. 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 grain crop is.

2. name and identify local grain crops.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The can identify the local grain crops.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Samples of local grains crops.

2. Charts showing grain crops with cobs, head/panicles and grains of 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 the local grain crops in their community.

Pupil’s Activities – Rice, beans, etc.

Teacher’s remark – Give a great cheer for quick response. Note the grain crops that are correctly mentioned and lead the pupils to describe the grain crops.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

EXAMPLES OF LOCAL GRAIN CROPS 

A grain is a small hard and dry seed cultivated and harvested as humans or for other purpose.

 

 

For examples, grain crops are –

1. Rice

2. Maize

3. Beans

4. Millet

5. Guinea corn

6. Oat

7. Wheat

8. Barley, etc.

 

Note – Ask the pupils to state the local name of the above grain crops. 

 

LESSON 2 – A TRIP TO SCHOOL FARM OR NEAREST FARM LAND WHERE GRAIN CROPS ARE GROWN

Teacher’s Activities – On the school farm (if available) or nearest farmland where grain crops are grown for the pupils to know how different grain crop plants look like.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation on the farmland.

Teacher’s remark – Each grain crop has its unique structure. Observe and draw any grain crops of your choice.

 

ASSIGNMENT

Find out the uses of grain crops.

 

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 various grain crops.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify by name each of the grain crops.

3. Takes pupils to school farm where grain crops are grown.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify by name each of the grain crops on farmland.

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 Grain Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. give 4 examples of grain crops.

2. draw any grain crops.

 

 

WORKBOOK ASSESSMENT

ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. ______________ is a small hard and dry seed cultivated and harvested as humans or for other purpose.

A. Grain crop

B. Rice crop

C. Bean crop

 

2. One of the following is one of the classes of crops.

A. banana crop

 

 

B. orange crop

C. grain crop

 

Write 3 local grain crops in your community.

 

3. ______________

 

4. ______________

 

5. ______________

 

 

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