Week 8 And 9
Subject: Agricultural Science
Term: 1st Term
Class: Primary 6��
TOPIC: People in Agriculture
BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES: AT THE END OF THE LESSON, PUPILS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: A chart showing the various tools for planting crops and rearing animals.
Scheme of work
All relevant materials �� �
9-Years Basic Education Curriculum
BUILDING BACKGROUND/CONNECTION TO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE:
Pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes
Lots of people are involved in agricultural development. Some of them are listed below:
Many people are engaged in the many different aspects of agriculture. These people are recognized by the type of work they do. They may be producers, processors, and marketers, teachers of agriculture, extension agents, researchers, journalists and veterinary doctors.
There are three main categories of producers: crop farmers, animal rearers and fishermen. Crop farmers are the farmers who grow crops such as yam, rice, maize, cowpea Teachers of agriculture These are people who have been trained to train producers, processors and marketers to enable them to make progress in agriculture. Teaching of agriculture begins at the primary level and continues at the secondary level. Some people end up studying agricultural science at the tertiary level of education.
These are individuals who have been trained to help farmers to solve their farming problems. They also teach farmers new methods of farming.
These are people who have been trained to investigate problems of agriculture and find solutions to them through scientific processes.
These are the people who carry information about development in agriculture and those involved in industrial production to the general public through the media, e.g. newspapers, radio and television.�
These are people who are trained to cater for animal health. They treat animals that are sick.
Assessment & Evaluation:
Teacher goes over the topic once again to enhance better understanding Answer these questions
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