THEME – CROPS
PREVIOUS LESSON – PROCESS OF SOIL FORMATION
TOPIC – CLASSIFICATION CROPS ACCORDING TO THEIR FORMS
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives – classify crops according to their forms.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of
1. Different types of crops.
2. First day seeds germination – maize and bean.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Farmers plant many crops for different reasons. They plant for foods or commercials. Crops are classified according to forms and lifespan and according to types and uses.
Crops include maize, rice, tomato, pepper, okro, kolanut, beans, groundnut, etc.
CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS ACCORDING TO THEIR FORMS
Classification of crops according to their forms is the arrangement of its parts that can be seen in such a way that can be used to identify it.
For example, arrangement of bean and maize seedling are different.
There are two major forms of crop plants –
These crops are also known as monocotyledons or monocotyledonous crops.
The crops have one seed leaf after germination.
An example is the maize seedling.
These crops are also known as dicotyledons or dicotyledonous.
The crops have two seed leaf after germination.
An example is the bean seedling.
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. Discusses the classification of crops according to their forms with the pupils.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively as they listen.
3. Asks pupils to plant maize and bean for comparison.
Pupil’s Activities – Plant maize and bean for comparison.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Write as instructed.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to differentiate between monocots and dicots Crops with appropriate examples.