Preparation of Simple Meals – Frying Plantain

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SECOND TERM 

WEEK 

PRIMARY 5

THEME: FOOD AND NUTRITION 

TOPIC: Deep Frying Method of Cooking Plantain 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  1. Discuss the process of deep frying method of Plantain.
  2.  cook plantain using deep frying method.

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already learned steaming method of cooking moi moi.

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INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Charts showing the different cooking methods.
  2. Food ingredients for meal preparation. 
  3.  Cooking pot, stove, oven, frying pan, etc.
  4.  Relevant books.

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 

Fried Plantain is one of the easy and fast serve with bean, rice, etc.

PREPARING PLANTAIN USING DEEP FRYING METHOD 

Ingredients – plantain, vegetable oil and salt.

METHOD 

  1. Wash and peel the plantain
  2. Cut into sizes
  3. Add salt
  4. Heat the vegetable oil
  5. Fry the plantain until it turns golden brown
  6. Serve with rice, bean, etc.

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;
  2. Guides discussion on deep frying methods of cooking. 
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussions.
  4.  Demonstrates deep frying method of cooking plantain.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Practice deep frying method of cooking plantain.
  6.  Supervises pupils practicals.
  7. Gives a board summary.

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – frying plantain (shallow frying).

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to cook using deep frying method of cooking plantain. 

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