THEME: HOW TO RAISE FARM CROPS
PREVIOUS LESSON – First Term Examination Links For Primary Schools
TOPIC: FARM CROPS
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. explain the meaning farm crops.
2. state 3 classification of farm crops with examples.
The pupils are required to already know soil and crops.
PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE – classification of crops.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart of different types farm crops.
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
Farm crops are plants grown and harvested for profit or food.
CLASSIFICATION OF FARM CROPS
1. Grain/cereal crops – rice, wheat, maize, guinea corn, millets, etc.
2. Legume crops – soybean, pea, peanut, cowpea, etc.
3. Tuber crops – potato, yam, cassava, Irish potato, etc.
4. Fruit and vegetable crops – onion, tomato, okra, pepper, carrot, melon, 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. Guides the pupils to identify farm crops by name.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify the name of farm crops.
3. Leads the pupils to explain the meaning of farm crops.
Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of farm crops.
4. Guides the pupils to classify farm crops.
Pupil’s Activities – Give examples of grain, legume and tuber crops.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to answer all the questions.
1. What is farm crops?
(a) A crop planted and harvested for profit or gift.
(b) A crop planted and harvested for profit or food.
(c) A crop planted and harvested for profit or taste.
Give 2 examples of grain crops.
Name 2 examples of tuber crops.
6. ____________________ and ____________________ are fruit and vegetable crops.
(a) Onion and okro
(b) Yam and tomato
7. ____________________ is/are tuber crops.
8. ____________________ is/are legume crops.
9. ____________________ is/are legume crops.
10. Grain crops is also known cereal crops.