Meaning of Agriculture Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Agriculture

Last Updated on September 16, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 5

THEME – AGRICULTURE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Agriculture Plan Lesson Notes Primary 5 (Basic 5)

 

TOPIC: MEANING OF AGRICULTURE 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Agriculture

3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives – define agriculture.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR 

Some of the pupils know how some crops are grown and animals are reared.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictorial display of people planting crop, rearing animals, processing agricultural products, selling agricultural products.

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

Agriculture is one of the oldest and most important occupations of mankind.

The practice of agriculture involves production of crops and animals.

After the production, the crops and animals are further processing for commercial purposes.

 

MEANING OF AGRICULTURE

Agriculture can be define as the growing of crops, rearing of animals, processing and selling of agricultural products for the benefit of man (for man’s use).

 

There are four components of agriculture as stated in its meaning –

1. Growing or planting of crops.

2. Rearing of animals.

3. Processing of agricultural products.

4. Selling of agricultural products.

 

LESSON 2 – COMPONENTS OF AGRICULTURE 

There are four components of agriculture as stated in its meaning. These are

1. GROWING IN THE or PLANTING OF CROPS 

For examples – planting of rice, bean, yam, cocoa, banana, etc.

 

2. REARING OF ANIMALS 

For examples – goat, sheep, horse, camel, etc.

 

3. PROCESSING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

 

For example – production of milk, beverages, bread, fruit juice, etc.

 

4. SELLING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS 

For example – buying agricultural product from the farm or manufacturer and sell them to the final consumer.

 

LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

 

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. Presents or display agricultural products for the pupils to –

  • Identify different agricultural products.
  • Engages the pupils to discuss how crops and animals are produced.
  • Asks pupils the content and used for the production of sardines, bournvita, milo, etc.
  • Explains the meaning of Agriculture.

3. Guides the pupils to mention activities that can build up the definition in a broad sense.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Pupils suggest definition of agriculture.

4. Summarizes the lessons on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy the lessons 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.

 

NEXT LESSON

Meaning of Agriculture – Components of Agriculture Primary 6 (Basic 6)

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupils to –

1. define agriculture.

2. state the components of agriculture with appropriate examples.

 

 

WORK BOOKS (ASSESSMENT) 

Attempt all the questions. 

 

1. Agriculture is one of the ________ and ________ important occupations of mankind.

A. Newest and more

B. Oldest and most

C. Common and most

 

2. ________ is the practice involves production of crops and animals.

A. Agro economic

B. Agro power

C. Agriculture

 

3. Production of crops and animals for ________.

A. For man’s uses

B. For state use

C. For government use

 

4. ________ is the material for producing sardines.

 

A. Meat

B. Chicken

C. Fish

 

Give 3 examples of crops.

5. _________________

6. _________________

7. _________________

 

Give 3 examples of animals.

8. _________________

9. _________________

10. _________________

 

Complete the sentences.

________ is one of the oldest and most important ________ of mankind.

 

The practice of agriculture involves production of ________ and ________. After the production, the crops and animals are further ________ for commercial ________.