Labour as a Factor of Agricultural Production | Meaning/Definition of Labour | Types of Labour | Reward of Labour | Importance of Labour JSS 1 (Basic 7) – Agriculture
JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)
THEME: CONCEPT AND MEDIUM OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
PREVIOUS LESSON – Factors of Agricultural Production | Meaning/Definition of Land | Characteristics of Land | Rewards | Methods of Land Improvement JSS 1 (Basic 7)
TOPIC – LABOUR AS A FACTOR OF PRODUCTION
1. Introductory Activities
2. Definition of Labour
3. Types of Labour
4. Reward of labour
5. Revision and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most of the students should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. define labour
2. types of labour
3. state the characteristics of labour
4. mention the reward for labour
The students can identify labour as worker.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of flow chart of production processes.
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
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Factors of agricultural production is the different resources put together to produce and make different goods and services available for human consumption.
These resources are –
4. Farm manager
MEANING/DEFINITION OF LABOUR
Labour is both physical and mental efforts of man used in production.
It is human factor of production that work on other factors of production.
The reward for labour is wages and salaries.
TYPES OF LABOUR
1. Professional Labour
Professional labour is labour with highest level of knowledge based education and managerial skills.
For example – the farm manager also known as the entrepreneur.
2. Skilled Labour
Skilled labour is labour that can operate complex machines to perform their task.
This labour received training and education in order to increase production.
3. Unskilled Labour
Unskilled labour is the labour that worked with their hands.
This lack the skills or training to perform other tasks.
4. Semi Skilled Labour
Semi skilled labour is the worker that had basic skills or training to operate simple machine.
This labour received more wages than unskilled labour.
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LESSON 2 – CHARACTERISTICS OF LABOUR
1. Labour is human factor of production.
2. Labour is mobile. That’s, it is movable factor of production.
3. Labour costs money.
4. The reward for labour is wages and salaries.
5. The reward is negotiable.
IMPORTANCE OF LABOUR
1. It aids growth and development.
2. It provides special skills.
3. It provides variety of skills.
4. It is an act factor of production.
LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
Write a short essay on the importance of land.
1. Definition of capital
2. State the types of capital
3. Reward of capital
4. State the importance of capital
Download – Agriculture Scheme of Work Junior Secondary School (JSS 1) Link
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 students some questions; then, the teacher –
2. Leads students to discuss the meaning and characteristics of labour.
Pupil’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s lead, define and state the characteristics of labour.
3. Asks students to state the importance of labour.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Student’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask students to:
1. Define of labour
2. Discuss –
- Professional labour
- Skilled labour
- Unskilled labour
- Semi skilled labour
3. State 5 characteristics of labour.
4. Mention the reward for labour.
5. List 4 importance of labour.
Capital as a Factor of Production | Types of Capital | Reward of Capital | Characteristics and Importance of Capital JSS 1 (Basic 7) – Agriculture