Simple Farm Tools for Digging (Primary 2)

Last Updated on November 1, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 5 

PRIMARY 2

THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Simple Farm Tools for Cutting (Primary 2)

TOPIC – BASIC FARM TOOLS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Simple Farm Digging Tools

3. Examples of Simple Farm Digging 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 digging tools among other tools.

3. draw simple digging tools.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Hoe, spade, 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 DIGGING TOOLS

1. Hoe

2. Spade

3. Pick axe

4. Shovel

5. Cutlass

 

MEANING OF SIMPLE FARM CUTTING TOOLS 

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

Pupil’s Activities – Simple farm digging tools are farm tools used for digging the ground.

 

USES OF FARM DIGGING TOOLS 

1. Hoe 

  • Hoe is used for cultivating the land.
  • Hoe is used for hoeing or clearing the weeding.
  • Hoe is used for planting crops.

 

2. Spade 

  • Spade is used for digging the ground.
  • Spade is used for loosen the ground.
  • Spade is used for mixing or lefting.

 

3. Pick axe 

  • Pointed end is used for breaking hard surfaces.
  • Axe end is used for hoeing.

 

 

4. Shovel

  • Shovel is used for digging.
  • Shovel is used for moving loose materials like dirt.
  • Shovel is used for mixing manures.

 

5. Cutlass

  • Cutlass is also used for digging.

 

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

3. Discuss the uses of digging tools.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion.

5. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Describe simple farm digging 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 cultivation of land.

A. Hoe tools

B. Spade tools

C. Pick axe tools

 

2. ___________________ is used for digging and loosen the ground.

A. Hoe tools

B. Spade tools

C. Pick axe tools

 

3. ___________________ is used for digging and moving loose materials.

A. Hoe tools

B. Spade tools

C. Shovel tools

 

4. ___________________ is also used for digging.

A. Knife

B. Cutlass

C. Axe

 

5. ___________________ is used for digging the ground.

A. Cutting tools

B. Digging tools

C. Clearing tools

 

 

Mention 4 simple farm digging tools.

 

6. ___________________

 

7. ___________________

 

8. ___________________

 

9. ___________________

 

10. Draw farm digging tools.

 

 

 

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