Simple Farm Tools for Cutting (Primary 2)

 

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 2

THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Classification of Simple Farm Tools (Primary 2)

TOPIC – BASIC FARM TOOLS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Simple Farm Cutting Tools

3. Examples of Simple Farm Cutting Tools

 

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. identify simple farm tools.

2. identify cutting tools among other tools.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Knife, cutlass, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Samples of simple farm tools such as cutlass, sickle, axe, hoe, shovel, spade, hand fork, garden trowel, pick axe, basket, head pan, wheel barrow, garden fork, rake and watering can.

 

 

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 ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display chart or samples of simple farm tools such as cutlass, sickle, axe, hoe, shovel, spade, hand fork, garden trowel, pick axe, basket, head pan, wheel barrow, garden fork, rake and watering can for the pupils to identify tools used for cutting.

Pupil’s Activities – Cutlass, sickle, axe, hoe, shovel, spade, hand fork, garden trowel, pick axe, basket, hedge shear, head pan, wheel barrow, garden fork, rake and watering can.

 

 

SIMPLE FARM CUTTING TOOLS

1. Cutlass

2. Sickle

3. Axe

4. Knife

5. Hedge shear or flowering scissor, etc.

 

MEANING OF SIMPLE FARM CUTTING TOOLS 

Teacher’s Activities – Ask the pupils to explain simple farm cutting tools.

Pupil’s Activities – Simple farm cutting tools are farm tools used for cutting.

 

USES OF FARM CUTTING TOOLS 

1. Cutlass

  • Cutlass is used for cleaning grassland.
  • Cutlass is used for cutting trees.
  • Cutlass is used for planting.
  • Cutlass is used for cutting plant stems.
  • Cutlass is used for harvesting.

2. Knife

  • Knife is used for cutting crops for planting. For example, yam.
  • Knife is used for harvesting vegetables.

3. Axe

  • Axe is used for cutting trees.
  • Axe is used for slicing woods into pieces.

 

 

4. Hedge shear

  • Hedge shear is used for shaping plant flowers.

5. Sickle

  • Sickle is used for harvesting rice, vegetables, etc.

 

Note – Engage the pupils to identify and state the uses of some of the simple farm cutting tools. Show and tell them the used of those tools unable to state their uses. If available, demonstrate the uses of some of cutting tools.

 

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 simple farm tools used in the school farm and the locality.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe some simple farm tools and identify cutting tools.

3. Discuss the uses of cutting tools.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion.

5. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Describe simple farm cutting tools.

 

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 answer the following questions. 

 

WORKBOOK

 

1. ___________________ are farm tools used for cutting.

A. Cutting tools

B. Digging tools

C. Carrying tools

 

2. ___________________ is used for clearing grassland.

A. Knife

B. Cutlass

C. Axe

 

3. ___________________ is used for cutting trees.

A. Knife

B. Cutlass

C. Axe

 

4. ___________________ is used for cutting crops like yam for planting.

A. Knife

B. Cutlass

C. Axe

 

5. ___________________ is used for planting and harvesting.

A. Knife

B. Cutlass

C. Axe

 

6. ___________________ is used for harvesting rice.

A. Hedge shear

B. Sickle

C. Cutlass

 

 

7. ___________________ is used for shaping flowers.

A. Hedge shear

B. Sickle

C. Cutlass

 

Mention 3 simple farm tools.

 

8. ___________________

 

9. ___________________

 

10. ___________________

 

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