PRE – VOCATIONAL STUDIES
TOPIC: Income Yielding Crafts
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor)and be able to –
- define income yielding crafts;
- identify different articles which could be made for household use and for sale;
- importance income yielding crafts;
- discuss the importance of earning an income from making crafts;
- demonstrate how to make some income yield crafts and list five home-made crafts.
The pupils are required to already have learned apron and cap.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of some ready-made crafts for pupils to see and probably learn from; crafts album; tools for making crafts.
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.
- Scheme of Work
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON/LESSON NOTE
INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS
CRAFTS A craft or trade is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work.
ARTICLES MADE FOR HOUSEHOLD USE
- Head rest
- Table mat
- Arm rest
- Hand bag
- Chair and table
- Assorted puffs
- Curtain holder
- Pot holders
- Bibs, etc.
IMPORTANCE OF INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS
The importance of income yielding craft are:
- It promotes our cultural heritage through the use of indigenous materials.
- Crafts products show an individual’s creativity and lofty imagination.
- Producers of raw materials will be encouraged to produce more.
- Employment is generated especially for the undergraduate.
- Values of perseverance and industry are developed.
- Crafts are hugely important in terms of economic development. They provide ample opportunities for employment even with low capital investments and become a prominent medium for foreign earnings.
PRODUCTION YIELDING CRAFTS
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions; Brings sewing tools to the class;
- Discusses the advantages of learning how to make useful crafts;
- Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the lesson by listening of crafts.
- Demonstrates how to make some income yielding crafts;
- Pupil’s Activities – Make crafts as demonstrated by the teacher.
- Goes round the class and assists the pupils as they make their crafts;
- Pupil’s Activities – Pick a craft among those listed and produce.
- Exhibits products for sale.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – types of homemade crafts.
Pupils to –
- list five homemade crafts;
- explain how to make two crafts;
- state the importance of income yielding crafts;
- display the crafts for sale.