Basic Science and Technology
Basic 4 / Year 4 / Primary 4
Previous lesson :
The pupils have previous knowledge of various conditions that are necessary for plant germination in the previous lesson
Soil preparation and nurturing of plants
Behavioural objectives :
At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
- Explain methods of soil preparation for plant growth .
- Explain methods of planting and nurturing of plants
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
Site Selection : This is very crucial to the existence of plant that will be grown on the site . The farmer must firstly select a very good site for farming that will support plant growth
Bush Clearing : After the farmer must have selected the right site for his or planting operation , then there is a need for the site to be cleared of already existing plants that may be on the land if the land is a virgin land . When the site has been cleared of bush , it is not advisable to bush the bush as bush burning kills micro organisms that make the soil loose or fertile
Stumping : This involves the removal of stumps or short tree stuck that may still be left available in the soil after bush clearing . If they are not removed , they may affect the growth of new plant that we want to plant on the new plantation
Application of Manure or Fertilizer : This enables the young plant to available themselves the nutrients that are available in the manure or fertilizer
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.
- Mention four planting conditions
- Mention four gardening tools
- Mention two uses of a cutlass
- Mention two uses of hoe
- Define soil .
- What is photosynthesis
- Explain four uses of soil .
Prepare for the next lesson by reading about growing of plants
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