Classification of Crops According to their Life Span (Primary 5)

 

 

 

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

AGRICULTURE

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 5

THEME – CROPS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – CLASSIFICATION  OF CROPS ACCORDING TO THEIR FORMS

TOPIC – CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS ACCORDING TO THEIR LIFE SPAN 

 

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 life spans.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of different types of crops according to their life span.

 

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

CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS ACCORDING THEIR LIFE SPAN 

Crops can be grouped according to their life span as follows –

  1. Annuals
  2. Biennials
  3. Perennials

 

ANNUAL CROPS 

Annual crops are crops that grow and live for about one year.

Maize, okro, onion and carrot, yam, maize, rice, groundnut, millet, garden egg, sorghum, cassava and potato are examples of annual crops.

 

BIENNIAL CROPS 

Biennial crops are crops that grow and live for about two years.

Pepper, alligator pepper, plantain, sugarcane, pineapple and pawpaw are are examples of biennial crops.

 

PERENNIALS CROPS 

Perennial crops are crops that grow and live for more two years.

Oil palm, cocoa, mango, citrus, guava and kola are examples of perennial crops.

 

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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 pupils to identify the following crops – maize, pepper, pineapple, cocoa, etc.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Identify the following crops – maize, pepper, pineapple, cocoa, etc.
  4. Lists classes of crops according to their life span.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – List classes of crops according to their life span.
  6. Explains each of the classes of crops listed.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the explanation and give more examples of classes of crops according to their life span.
  8. Summarize the lesson on board.
  9. Pupil’s Activities – Taking note

 

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 Types and Uses

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

Attempt all the questions 

 

1. _________________ are crops that grow and live for about one year.

 

A. Perennials

B. Biennials

C. Annual

 

2. _________________ are crops that grow and live for more two year.

A. Perennials

B. Biennials

C. Annual

3. _________________ are crops that grow and live for about two year.

A. Perennials

B. Biennials

C. Annual

 

4. All the following except one are example of annual crops.

A. Pawpaw

B. Bean

C. Rice

 

5. All the following except one are example of perennial crops.

A. Mango

B. Cocoa

C. Rice

 

 

 

6. All the following except one are example of biennial crops.

A. Pepper

B. Pawpaw

C. Popcorn

 

7. What is annual crops?

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8. State the different between biennial and perennial crops.

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