THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Names of Fruits – Vitamins (Primary 3)
TOPIC – VEGETABLE CROPS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning and Names of Vegetable Crops
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. explain vegetables.
2. identify and names some local vegetable crops.
Ewedu, ugu, etc.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Samples of local vegetables.
2. Chart of local vegetables.
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 – Displays sample or chart showing different kinds of local vegetable crops for pupils to identify.
Note – Local names are allowed.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify and names common vegetables in their locality.
NAMES OF SOME LOCAL VEGETABLES
6. Bitter leaf
7. Water leaf
8. Pumpkin leaf (Ugwu)
9. Cochorous (Ewedu)
10. Amaranthus (Tete)
11. Spinach (Shoko), etc.
MEANING OF VEGETABLE CROPS
Vegetables are part of crops that can be leaves, stems and roots.
Vegetables are good source of vitamins, minerals and used for medical herbs.
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 and identify samples of leafy vegetables such as bitter leaf, water leaf, lettuce, tomato, okra, pepper, garden egg, plant.
Pupil’s Activities –
- Observe samples of leafy vegetables.
- List some vegetables they eat at home.
3. Explain the meaning of vegetable crops.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explain and define vegetable crops.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to answer the questions.
1. _________________ are part of crops that can be leaves, stems and roots.
C. Water leaf
2. _________________ are good source of vitamins and minerals and used for medical herbs.
C. Water leaf
3. Oranges, mango and okra are examples of vegetable crops.
4. Bitter leaves, water leaves and pepper are example of vegetable crops.
5. Explain vegetable crops?
Names 4 local vegetable crops.
10. Circle or underline all the vegetable crops.
- Parts of other crops or plants