Income Yielding Crafts

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PRE – VOCATIONAL STUDIES 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 6 

TOPIC: Income Yielding Crafts

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor)and be able to –

  1. define income yielding crafts;
  2. identify different articles which could be made for household use and for sale;
  3. importance income yielding crafts;
  4. discuss the importance of earning an income from making crafts;
  5. demonstrate how to make some income yield crafts and list five home-made crafts.

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned apron and cap.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

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. 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  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 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

  1. Head rest
  2. Table mat
  3. Napkin
  4. Purse
  5. Arm rest
  6. Hand bag
  7. Chair and table
  8. Basket
  9. Assorted puffs
  10. Purse
  11. Shopping
  12. Curtain holder
  13. Handkerchief
  14. Pot holders
  15. Bibs, etc.

IMPORTANCE OF INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS

The importance of income yielding craft are:

  1. It promotes our cultural heritage through the use of indigenous materials.
  2. Crafts products show an individual’s creativity and lofty imagination.
  3. Producers of raw materials will be encouraged to produce more.
  4. Employment is generated especially for the undergraduate.
  5. Values of perseverance and industry are developed.
  6. 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

Pupil’s/Teacher’s Activities

PRESENTATION

  • 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; Brings sewing tools to the class;
  2. Discusses the advantages of learning how to make useful crafts;
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the lesson by listening of crafts.
  4. Demonstrates how to make some income yielding crafts;
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Make crafts as demonstrated by the teacher.
  6. Goes round the class and assists the pupils as they make their crafts;
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Pick a craft among those listed and produce.
  8. Exhibits products for sale.

CONCLUSION

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.

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to –

  1. list five homemade crafts;
  2. explain how to make two crafts;
  3. state the importance of income yielding crafts;
  4. display the crafts for sale.

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