Simple Farm Digging Tools

Subject:  Agricultural Science 

 

Class: Basic 2 / Primary 2 / Year 2

 

Term: First Term / 1st Term

 

Week: Week 5

 

Topic:

Simple Farm Digging Tools

 

Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of

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that was taught in their previous lesson.

 

 

Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson, learners will be able to

  • Say the meaning of tools
  • Give examples of Simple Farm Digging Tools
  • Say how these tools are used

 

Instructional Materials 

  • Wall Charts showing Simple Farm Digging Tools
  • Online Resource with pictures showing materials that are related to Simple Farm Digging Tools
  • Textbooks
  • Scheme of work
  • 9- Year Basic Curriculum

 

Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story Telling
  • Dramatization

 

Content: 

Tools are devices that make our work easier and faster.

Most tools do not have engines and do not need electricity or batteries to function.

Farm tools are simple machines that are used by farmers on their farms to make their job easier, neater and faster.

Simple Farm Digging Tools are tools used by farmers for making holes on farm lands. They are also used for digging soils or transplanting.

Examples Simple Farm Digging Tools are

  1. Cutlass
  2. Hoe
  3. Spade
  4. Shovel
  5. Digger
  6. Hand trowel
  7. Pick axe

 

Uses of Simple Farm Digging Tools

Cutlass : Cutlass is used for felling trees and it is also used for digging small holes for planting Crops like maize or cassava

Hoe : Hoe is used for making ridges and digging for planting

Spade : Spade is used by farmers for packing sand and fertilizer. Spade can also be used for digging

Shovel : Shovel is used by farmers for packing sand and fertilizer. Spade can also be used for digging

Digger : Digger is used to dig bigger holes. Digger is also a used to remove or dig out stump of trees.

Hand trowel : The hand trowel is a small tool with a wooden handle and a flat metallic blade that is used for moving young seeding from nursery to permanent site. The hand trowel is used to dig small hole before putting the young plant and planting them again

 

Presentation: 

The topic is presented step by step

Step 1: The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2: The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation

 

 

Class Teacher and Pupils Activities. Interaction or Participation 

This involves class teacher and pupils’ interaction, conversation, imitation or modeling through discussion, play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught.

 

Evaluation

  1. Farm tools are used on the farmer to make farmers work easier and ______

  2. ______ is used by farmers to transfer young plants from nursery to permanent site
  3. Simple digging farm tools are used for ______

  4. Most simple farm tools do not need _______ to function
  5. ___ can also be used for digging

  6. ___ tools are used for digging

  7. ___ can float in the air

  8. Draw a cutlass

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