Agricultural Activities PRIMARY 6 Agric First Term Week 3

Subject : 


Term :



Week 3

Class :



Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of Meaning of Agriculture

Topic :

More on Agricultural Activities like

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

Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • how animals are domesticated for man’s use
  • mention other farming activities like marketing ,processing and selling of agricultural products

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks


Content :

The early men are wanderers that moved from one place to another in search of food and shelters. They mostly wore animal skins and ate most of their food raw. It was either they were running after animals or animals were running after them . The early men ate fruits and they discovered that the seeds of these fruits later germinated . They started gathering seeds of fruits and rearing of animals . The first animal to be domesticated was goat . That was how farming started and kept on improving until the present day of farming and agricultural process in Nigeria  .


Types of farming activities that are mostly practised in Nigeria are Mixed farming , subsistence farming, , fish farming , poultry ,nomadic herding, commercial plantation, livestock rearing, etc. Farming involves rearing animals and growing crops for raw materials and food .






The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise




The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



  • What does domestication of animal mean ?
  • what was the first animal to be domesticated ?
  • Why did early men eat their food raw ?
  • Write out four different types of farming activities .




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about Importance of Agriculture



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