Meaning of Farmer’s Enemies | Description of Rodents, Birds and Crabs Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

THIRD TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 2

THEME – PROTECTION ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Usefulness of Earthworms to Farmers Primary 2 (Basic 2) – Agriculture

 

TOPIC – FARMER’S ENEMIES 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Farmer’s Enemies

3. Examples of Farmer’s Enemies

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. identify rats, squirrels, grass cutters, birds and crabs as farmers enemies.

2. describe the meaning of farmer’s enemies.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify some of the farmer’s enemies.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts or posters of squirrels, rats, grass cutter, birds, crabs, etc.

 

 

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

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 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Identification and Description of Farmer’s Enemies 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Display charts showing farmer’s enemies eaten crops and sample of crops that have been eaten by them for pupils to observe, identify and describe their observations.

Note – Accept the local or general names. For example, rat for rodent. 

Teacher’s Activities – This is bird, rats, grasshoppers, etc. They are eaten the crops.

 

 

Teacher’s remarks – Good job you for active participation. All these animals are farmer’s enemies. Discuss the meaning of farmer’s enemies and note the meaning of farmer’s enemies with examples on the board.

 

MEANING OF FARMER’S ENEMIES

Farmer’s enemies are animals that destroyed or damaged farmers crops and animals, even humans. If animals, insects and humans destroyed crops, they are called farmer’s enemies.

 

LESSON 2 – EXAMPLES OF FARMER’S ENEMIES

1. Rodents

2. Birds

3. Rats

4. Squirrels

5. Grasshoppers, etc.

 

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 charts or posters of rodents, birds, squirrels, grass-cutters, rats, and crabs.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify rodents, bird and crab.

3. Discuss why they are called farmers’ enemies.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Describe the type of damage caused by the farmers’ enemies.

4. Uses pupil’s observation to explain the meaning of farmer’s enemies.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of farmer’s enemies.

5. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher’s write.

 

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

Damages caused by Farmer’s Enemies – Rodents, Birds and Crabs Primary 2 (Basic 2) – Agriculture

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. describe the farmer’s enemies.

2. give 3 examples of farmer’s enemies.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ___________ are animals that destroyed or damaged farmers crops and animals, even humans.

A. Farmer’s enemies

B. Farmer’s friends

C. Farmer’s supporters

 

2. Farmer’s enemies are ___________ that destroyed or damaged farmers crops and animals, even humans.

A. plants

 

 

B. animals

C. humans

 

3. Farmer’s enemies are animals that ___________ farmers crops and animals, even humans.

A. protected

B. supported

C. destroyed

 

4. Anything things that destroyed crops are farmer’s enemies.

A. No

B. Yes

C. I don’t know

 

5. If humans destroyed crops, they are called farmer’s enemies.

A. No

B. Yes

C. I don’t know

 

6. Apart from animals and insects, ___________ is also a farmer’s enemies.

A. animals

B. plants

C. humans

 

Underline farmer’s enemies.

7. Rodents – Plants – Soils

 

 

8. Plants – Grasshoppers – Fish

 

Mention 2 farmer’s enemies.

9. ___________

 

10. ___________