Preparation of Compost/Manure

 

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES 

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 4

THEME – AGRICULTURE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – HOW TO ENRICH SOIL FERTILITY 

TOPIC – PREPARATION OF COMPOST AND MANURE 

 

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. State the different between compost and manure.
  2. Mention materials needed for making composts and manure.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Organic materials
  2. Manure

 

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

Share and like our Facebook page or Twitter

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

 

INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF COMPOST AND MANURE 

Compost and manure are used as a fertilizer for growing plants. The different between compost and manure is the content.

Compost is made of decayed organic materials such as leaves, grasses, etc. Organic materials are materials from plants. While manure are the animals dung, feces, urine, death animals, etc. Manure are from man and animals used as fertilizer.

 

METHODS OF MAKING COMPOST AND MANURE

  1. Pit method
  2. Heap method

 

MATERIALS NEEDED FOR MAKING COMPOST AND MANURE 

  1. Dried plants such as leaves, grasses, flowers, decayed fruits or seeds, weeds, etc.
  2. Sewage
  3. Farmyard waste
  4. Sand dust (little)
  5. Soil
  6. Water

 

 

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. Asks pupils to identify organic materials and manure.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Identify organic materials and manure.
  4. Lets the pupils know the different between compost and manure.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between compost and manure.
  6. Summary the lesson on the board.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Taking note.

 

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

Click to download Week 8 – PREPARATION OF COMPOST docx

 

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 – Process of making composts – pit method

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

Attempt all the questions 

 

1. _______________________ are used as a fertilizer for growing plants. The different between compost and manure is the content.

 

A. Compost and dried plants

B. Manure and decayed animals

C. Compost and manure

 

2. _______________________ are organic materials.

 

A. Manure

B. Compost

C. Decayed plants and animals

 

3. _______________________ are made of animals dung, faces  etc.

 

A. Manure

B. Compost

C. Decayed plants and animals

 

4. There are ___________ methods of making composts and manures.

 

A. Two

B. Three

C. Four

 

Mention the methods of making compost and manure.

 

5. _______________________

 

6. _______________________

 

 

State 3 materials for making compost and manure.

 

7. _______________________

 

8. _______________________

 

9. _______________________

 

10. Differentiate between compost and manure.

 

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

%d bloggers like this: