THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS OF AGRICULTURE
PREVIOUS LESSON – Uses of Plants (Primary 1)
TOPIC – DANGEROUS AND HARMFUL PLANTS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Dangerous and Harmful Plants
3. Effects of dangerous and harmful Plants
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. state dangerous and harmful plants.
2. mention the danger of harmful plants to people.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Tobacco plants or leaves
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks pupils to state the uses of plants as discussed in the previous lesson – Uses of Plants (Primary 1).
Listen to them and tell them that some plants are dangerous and harmful to man.
DANGEROUS HARMFUL PLANTS
1. Indian hemp
3. Indian hemp
4. Spear grass
DANGERS OF SOME PLANTS TO PEOPLE’S HEALTH
Discuss the effects of dangerous and harmful plants –
1. Mental disorder
2. High blood pressure
3. Violence in the family
4. Poor performance in school
6. Poor work, etc.
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. Tells pupils the danger of some plants to their health.
Pupil’s Activities – Mention some plants that are dangerous to health e.g. Indian hemp, tobacco, poisonous plants.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Name 3 harmful plants.
State 2 effects of harmful plants.