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Importance of Agriculture – Continuation Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Agriculture

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

FIRST TERM

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 6

THEME – AGRICULTURE

PREVIOUS LESSON – IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE I Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Agriculture

 

TOPIC – IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Importance of Agriculture

3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives – list the importance of agriculture in Nigeria.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can state the importance of agriculture.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of simple chart or pictures showing the importance of Agriculture in Nigeria.

 

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

LAGOS STATE SCHEME OF WORK FOR PRIMARY 4 – 6

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION

Other importance of agriculture include –

  • Source of medical herbs
  • Foreign exchange Earning
  • Provision of raw materials for industries
  • Provision of market for industrial goods

 

IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE

6. Source of medical herbs

Agriculture provides food, fruit, vegetable, leave, seed, trunk, grass and root used as medical herbs.

 

7. Foreign exchange Earning

This is exporting agricultural products such as cocoa, groundnut, etc. to other countries. Exportation generate more income for the farmers.

 

8. Provision of raw materials for industries

Agriculture provides raw materials for all agro – industries. Lets the pupils state the raw materials for making – sardine, milo, peak milk, leather bags, clothes, etc. 

 

9. Provision of market for industrial goods

Some of the materials or tools used by farmers come from the industries. For examples – tractor, planter, harvester, fertilizer, different machines. All these are manufactured for agricultural use.

 

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 chart showing other importance of agriculture.

3. Lets pupils interpret the contents of chart.

4. Uses the chart to introduce and lead a discussion on other importance of agriculture.

5. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Write as instructed.

 

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

Ask pupils to state 4 other importance of agriculture.