Classification of Crops According to their Forms (Primary 5)

 

 

 

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

AGRICULTURE

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 5

THEME – CROPS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – PROCESS OF SOIL FORMATION 

TOPIC – CLASSIFICATION CROPS ACCORDING TO THEIR FORMS 

 

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 classify crops according to their forms.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of

  1. Different types of crops.
  2. First day seeds germination – maize and bean.

 

 

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

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTION

Farmers plant many crops for different reasons. They plant for foods or commercials. Crops are classified according to forms and lifespan and according to types and uses.

Crops include maize, rice, tomato, pepper, okro, kolanut, beans, groundnut, etc.

 

CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS ACCORDING TO THEIR FORMS 

Classification of crops according to their forms is the arrangement of its parts that can be seen in such a way that can be used to identify it. For example, arrangement of bean and maize seedling are different.

There are two major forms of crop plants –

  1. Monocots
  2. Dicots

 

MONOCOTS

These crops are also known as monocotyledons or monocotyledonous crops. The crops have one seed leaf after germination. An example is the maize seedling.

 

DICOTS

These crops are also known as dicotyledons or dicotyledonous. The crops have two seed leaf after germination. An example is the bean seedling.

 

Click to download LAGOS STATE SCHEME OF WORK FOR PRIMARY 4 TO 6

 

 

 

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. Discusses the classification of crops according to their forms with the pupils.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively as they listen.
  4. Asks pupils to plant maize and bean for comparison.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Plant maize and bean for comparison.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Classification of Crops According their life Span

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

Attempt all the questions 

 

Differentiate between monocots and dicots crops.





 

 

 

 

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