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THEME – AGRICULTURE
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Agriculture – Components of Agriculture (Primary 6)
TOPIC: IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE
1. Introductory Activities
2. Importance of Agriculture
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –
list the importance of agriculture in Nigeria.
Growing of crops and rearing of animals
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
Copy as I write or draw as I need. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Teacher’s Activities – Initiate activities that will leads the pupils to identify and state the importance of agriculture.
Pupil’s Activities – State the importance of agriculture.
Teacher’s remark – Give a great cheer for active participation and explain the importance of agriculture.
IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE
Agriculture in Nigeria like the rest of the world serves as:
1. Provision of food
Agriculture is the main source of food for the world population.
2. Provision of clothing
Both cotton and wool clothes are products of agriculture. The cotton is one of the growing crops while the wool are gotten from the animals. Leather shoes, belts and bags are animal skins.
3. Provision of shelter
There are different types of houses. One of the types is wooden houses. Most roofing part of many houses are made up wood. While are some houses are completely built with wood.
4. Employment or job opportunity
Agriculture is one of the oldest and most important occupations of mankind. The main occupation of the most Nigerian rural settlements is farming. While in urban areas, they involved in buying agricultural products from the farmers and selling these products to people in the cities.
Quick evaluation – Asks the people to mention 3 people in agriculture.
5. Source of income
Agriculture is the main source of income to all the people in agriculture.
Note – Pupil’s note should be the main points – provision of food, provision clothing, 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. Explain briefly each of the importance noted;
Pupil’s Activities – Mention what they know as the importance of agriculture to the community.
3. Give a board summary.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy board summary.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to state the importance of agriculture.
WORK BOOK (WEEKLY ASSESSMENT)
Attempt all the questions
Complete this sentence.
Agriculture can be define as the growing of __________1_________, rearing of __________2_________, processing and selling of agricultural __________3_________.
State 4 importance of agriculture.
Mention 3 people in agriculture.