Meaning of Ornamental Crops | Examples of Local Ornamental Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture
THEME – PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Uses of Vegetable Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture
TOPIC – ORNAMENTAL CROPS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning (Example) of Ornamental Crops
3. Examples of Ornamental 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 ornamental crops.
2. give examples of ornamental crops.
The pupils can identify flowers within and around the school compound.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Charts and pictures of ornamental crops.
2. Live samples of local flowers.
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
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES
Teacher’s Activities – Display chart/sample of some flowers for the pupils to identify.
Pupil’s Activities – These are flowers.
Teacher’s Activities – Correct. All these flowers are known as ornamental crops. Say ORNAMENTAL CROPS and ask the pupils to repeat after you to familiarise themselves with the name. Discuss the meaning and guide them to identify each ornamental crops.
MEANING OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS
Ornamental Crops are crops that are grown for the purpose of beautification and decorations.
EXAMPLES OF LOCAL ORNAMENTAL CROPS
1. Lawn grass
2. Lantana flower
3. Hibiscus flower
4. Ice plant
5. Sun flower
6. Flame of the forest (flamboyant).
LESSON 2 – REVIEW THE MEANING AND EXAMPLES OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS WITH THE WITH
Find the uses of Ornamental 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. Takes pupils round the school compound to identify ornamental crops.
3. Shows pictures of ornamental crops.
Pupil’s Activities – Observe and identify ornamental crops, collecting ornamental crops they are familiar with.
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.
LESSON EVALUATION/WEEKLY TEST
Ask pupils to:
1. explain what ornamental crops is.
2. Differentiate between food and ornamental crops.