SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (SSS 1)
THEME: AGRICULTURE ECOLOGY
TOPIC – LAND AND ITS USES
1. Meaning of Land
2. Characteristics of Land
3. Agricultural Uses of Land
4. Non Agricultural Uses of Land
By the end of the lesson, most of the students should have attained the following objectives –
1. State the meaning of land.
2. State the characteristics of land.
3. Mention the uses of land.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
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. National Curriculum for SSS Classes
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
MEANING OF LAND
Land can be defined as one of the factor of agricultural production used for cultivation of crops, rearing of animals and agricultural factories.
Land is the free gift of nature available and used in the process of agricultural production.
It includes: plains/mountains, water, forest, air, etc.
CHARACTERISTICS OF LAND
1. It is a free gift of nature.
2. It is fixed in supply.
3. It has no cost of production. Land cannot be produced.
4. The price of land is varies depend on their location.
5. It is not movable.
6. The reward for land is rent.
USES OF LAND
AGRICULTURAL USES OF LAND
1. Crop production
2. Wild life conservation
3. Games reserve
4. Livestock production, etc.
NON – AGRICULTURAL USES OF LAND
4. Pack or Terminal
5. Recreation centre
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 land.
Student’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s lead, define and state the characteristics of land.
3. Guides students to state the agricultural and non agricultural uses of land.
Student’s Activities – State the agricultural and non agricultural uses of land.
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 land.
2. State 5 characteristics of land.
3. List four agricultural and four non-agricultural uses of land.