PRIMARY SIX AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN

PRIMARY SIX AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

 

PRIMARY SIX AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN

WEEK TOPICS

Week 1
Review of last year’s work

Week 2

Meaning of Agriculture
Growing of crops

Week 3
Rearing of animals
Processing and
Selling of agricultural products for the benefit of man

Week 4

Importance of Agriculture
Provision of food
Provision of shelter

Week 5
Provision of income (money)
Provision of employment/job opportunities
Provision of raw materials like cotton lint, latex and skin of farm animals

Week 6
Provision of clothing
Medicinal herbs
Provision of foreign exchange

Week 7
Provision of transport – (use of animals like horses, donkey, and camels)
Provision of reaction and sports (use of animals like rabbits, elephants, dogs and cock).

WEEK 8

Problems of Agriculture
Use of crude implements (hoes and cutlasses)
Unstable government policies
Bad roads

Week 9
Lack of storage facilities
Lack of improved seed
Land tenure system
Transportation problem
Lack of medicinal facilities in the farm setting

Week 10

People in Agriculture
Crop farmers
Animals rearers /livestock farmers
Soil scientist
Fisherman
Veterinary doctors
Horticulturists (gardeners)
Agricultural engineers
Agricultural economists
Market people
Agricultural teachers

Week 11.

Origin of farming
Originated in the near east by the early men
Hunters and gatherers of plants
Sharp digging stick as the first tool
The early men were wanderers

Week 12

Revision

Examination

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