Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Crop Storage

Week 3

Subject: Agricultural science

Topic: Crop Storage

Duration: 40 mins

Reference: Agricultural science for primary schools book 6

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with people that are engaged in Agriculture.

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to how crops are stored.


The farmers sow seeds into the soil and these grow into mature crops after which the mature crops are harvested. These harvested crops are stored in different storage facilities. They are given good storage facilities so as to protect them for infected pests like rodent, cane rat, bird etc

Name of crops��� ��� ��� ��� Storage facility

  1. Maize��� ��� ��� ��� ��� Crib
  2. Beans��� ��� ��� ��� ��� Sack
  3. Yam��� ��� ��� ��� ��� Barn
  4. Cassava��� ��� ��� ��� Barn
  5. Corn��� ��� ��� ��� ��� Crip
  6. Grain��� ��� ��� ��� ��� Silo

Some crops may be left on the farm but they are the farmers risk.


Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils

Step II: Teacher introduces and explains new topic to pupils

Step III: Pupils are allowed to ask questions

Step IV: Teacher writes notes on the board for pupils


  1. Name three pests that may attack farm crops
  2. _________________________ is used for storing grain.
  3. Yam is stored in ______________________

Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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