THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS IN AGRICULTURE
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TOPIC – VEGETABLE CROPS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning and Examples of Vegetable Crops
3. 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 name some local vegetable crops.
The pupils can identify different vegetable crops.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Posters, charts and fresh specimen of local vegetables.
2. Vegetables e.g. lettuce, cabbage, 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.
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 samples or chart showing different vegetable crops for the pupils to identify and state their favourite vegetable .
Pupil’s Activities – Water leaf, bitter leaf, etc. I like pumpkin leaf.
Teacher’s remark – I like _______ too. Crops are grown and harvest by farmers. Vegetables are one of the crops grown and harvest by farmers. There are a lot of vegetable crops in our community. Note all the vegetables identified by the pupils on the board and ask them the meaning of vegetable crops.
Note – Welcome the local names of all the vegetables mentioned by the pupils.
MEANING OF VEGETABLE CROPS
Vegetable crops are the parts of plants that produce the leaves, stems and roots as food people eat.
1. Water leaf
2. Bitter leaf (Ewuro in Yoruba)
3. Pumpkin leaf (Ugu in Igbo)
4. Jute leaf (Ewedu in Yoruba)
5. Spinach (Efo Shoko in Yoruba)
6. African Spinach (Efo Tete in Yoruba)
7. Oha leaf in Igbo
8. Onion leaf, etc.
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 specimen of common vegetable.
Pupil’s Activities – Observe vegetables closely.
3. Displays charts of common vegetables.
Pupil’s Activities – Mention vegetables frequently eaten by the family.
4. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Bring different vegetables from home.
5. Summarizes 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. name 5 local fruits.
2. name 5 local vegetables.
WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
1. ______________ are the parts of plants that produce the leaves, stems and roots as food people eat.
2. Vegetables are the parts of plants that produce the leaves, stems and roots as ______________ people eat.
3. Vegetables are one of the ______________ grown and harvest by farmers.
4. Crops are grown and harvest by ______________.
5. draw the vegetable that you like most.