CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS

SECOND TERM 

LEARNING NOTES

SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

CLASS: JSS 1 (BASIC 7)

 

SCHEME OF WORK

 

WEEK 1

 

TOPIC : CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS

 

Previous lesson :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

Introduction to Keyboarding: (i) The meaning of keyboarding (ii) The importance of keyboarding (iii) Correct sitting posture for keyboarding.

 

Behavioural objectives :

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

  • Demonstrate Correct sitting posture for keyboarding.
  • Say the uses of parts of the typewriter.
  • say the meaning of typewriter
      

 

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 :

 

WEEK 1

TOPIC: CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS

CONTENT: CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS

SUB-TOPIC 1: Classification of Crops

Crops can be classified based on their life cycle or lifespan: Thus crops are classified into Annual, Biennial and Perennial Crops.

ANNUAL CROPS: These are crops, which complete their life cycle (length of life) within one year or in one growing season. These crops grow into maturity, flower, produce seeds and eventually die within one year. Examples are maize, rice, sorghum, okra, tomato, yam, etc.

EVALUATION: Give 3 examples of annual crops

BIENNIAL CROPS: These are crops, which take two years or two seasons to complete their life cycle. The vegetative parts grow into maturity in the first year or season, while the fruits or tubers are produced in the second year or season. Examples are cassava, cocoyam, onion bulbs, carrots, cabbage, etc.

EVALUATION: Name five crops that are Biennial

PERENNIAL CROPS: These are crops, which take more than two years to complete their life cycle. Their lives cover several growing seasons. Perennial crops are also called permanent crops. As you keep on maintaining them, they keep on producing from year to year. Examples are Rubber, Cocoa, Oil Palm, Orange, Mango, Pawpaw, Cashew, Guava, Tea, etc.

EVALUATION: What is the other name of Perennial Crops? Give 6 examples.

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT:

Identify 10 different crops grown in your school farm and write the class they belong.

 

 

 

Presentation

 

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

 

Conclusion : The class teacher gives out a short summary of the topic that has just been  taught and he or she goes round to mark:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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