Uses of Plants 

PRY 1 AGRIC 3rd Term E-notes

Subject : 


Term :

3rd Term


Week 2

Class :



Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of


Plants As Living Things 

Topic :

Uses of Plants 

Behavioural objectives :

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

  • Explain the uses of plants
  • Identify different types of plant in their environment.
  • Draw a plant


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 :



Uses of plants

Plants are useful both to animals and man, there are various uses of plants, some are

  1. It provides shelter
  2. Serves as source of food either directly or indirectly
  3. Provides job and employment for people
  4. Some plants are eaten as vegetables
  5. Some plants are boiled and used as local herbal medicine or agbo
  6. Big plants like iroko trees are used to build ships and houses
  7. Serves as source of income
  8. They are source of raw materials for manufacturing companies
  9. Can be used in the production of paper, textile etc
  10. They are uses to produce drugs




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.



  • Say two uses of plant to man
  • Say two uses of plants to animals
  • Can plants be used as medicine
  • Can plants be cooked and used as vegetables
  • Cassava is a plant ? True or False:
  • Say  three uses or importance or benefits of plants




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about


Uses of plants

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