THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Uses of Ornamental Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture
TOPIC – OIL CROPS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning of Oil Crops
3. Examples of Oil Crops
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. give the meaning of oil crops.
2. give examples of oil crops.
The pupils can identify crops like oil palm, groundnut, cotton seed, etc.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Samples of palm oils (fruit and kernel)
2. Other vegetables-melon, soyabean and groundnut.
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 Activities – Display chart showing different oil crops (with fruits) for the pupils to identify by name.
Pupil’s Activities – This is oil palm, coconut oil, etc.
Teacher’s remark – Correct, the crops identified are known as oil crops. Discuss the meaning of oil crops and note the examples of oil crops as identified by the pupils.
MEANING OF OIL CROPS
Oil crops are crops which are mainly grown for the production of oil.
EXAMPLES OF OIL CROPS
1. Oil palm
4. Cotton seeds
6. Shea butter
LESSON 2 – REVIEW OF LESSON ONE
Review the lesson one with the pupils.
Find out the uses of oil crops.
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. Discuss the meaning of oil crops.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.
3. Presents and identifies local oil/fat containing foodstuff to class.
Pupil’s Activities – identify oils by their colour.
4. Summary the lesson on the board.
Pupil’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 pupils to:
1. explain oil crops.
2. identify oils by their color.