SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
CLASS: PRIMARY 4
TERM: 1ST TERM
TOPIC: WHY FARM PRODUCE SHOULD BE PROCESSED
At the end of this lesson, Pupils should be able to know about:
The Meaning of farm produce.
The Importance of food processing
ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: the students are familiar with process of making compost.
Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for Primary Schools.
Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools four Agricultural Science (MIDDLE BASIC)
Lagos State Agricultural Science Scheme of Work
�Agricultural Science for Primary Schools.
WORD FILE: product, grinding.
MEANING OF FARM PROCESSING
It is the process of turning raw food into eatable food and other product.
The processes can be the following:
PROCESS OF PROCESSING CASSAVA INTO GARRI
The farmer will harvest the cassava from his/her farmland.
The cassava tubers will peeled
Then the cassava will be wash and taken to a machine for grinding.
After grinding it.
It will be taken to another machine for removal of water.
After the removal of water
It will fried using heat (fire)
Then we will have garri
IMPORTANCE OF FOOD PROCESSING
It improves usage of food.
Improves food value
Removal of poisonous agents from the food.
Helps in storage of food
Provide source of income
It enables us to get different kinds of food from a farm produce.
It makes transporting of produce easy.
Importance of food processing
The Teacher revises the previous lesson (PROCESS OF MAKING COMPOST).
The Teacher introduces the topic (WHY FARM PRODUCE SHOULD BE PROCESSED).
The Teacher explains the lessons.
Learners participate in the class discussion
Learners identify process and unprocessed food.
Define farm produce.
List three Importance of food processing
CONCLUSION: the teacher summarizes the lesson.
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