Previous lesson :
The pupils have previous knowledge of Meaning of Agriculture
More on Agricultural Activities like
Rearing of animals
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
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
Methods of Teaching :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
Reference Materials :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
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
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
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