Preparation of Simple Meals – Yam

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SECOND TERM 

WEEK 12 

PRIMARY 5

THEME: FOOD AND NUTRITION 

TOPIC: Boiling of Yam 

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 boiling method of cooking yam.
  2.  cook yam using boiling method.

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already learned method of cooking.

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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 

Boiled Yam is an easy and fast. Boiling yam is prepare with adding much ingredients.

PREPARING YAM USING BOILING METHOD

Requirements – 1 tuber of yam, salt and water.

PROCESS

  1. Cut the yam into slices
  2. Peel the slices
  3. Wash the slices
  4. Place in a pot and add water 
  5. Cover the pot
  6. Boil till the yam is soft
  7. Add salt to taste and leave to cook for about 2 minutes
  8. Turn off the fire and drain the water.
  9. Serve hot with eggs, bean, red or groundnut oil, sauces, stews, 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 boiling methods of cooking. 
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussions.
  4.  Demonstrates boiling method of cooking yam.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Practice boiling method of cooking yam.
  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 – moi – moi.

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to cook using boiling method of cooking yam. 

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