Primary 4 Agricultural Science Scheme of Work

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Agriculture for Primary 4 is an introductory subject to the pupils in upper basic 4. This subject aims to introduce the pupils to Agricultural science, it will expose them to the importance of Agriculture, branches of Agriculture etc. This will make the pupils conscious of how and where the agricultural produce they are eating is produced.

Some of the topics covered in this class are the meaning and importance of agriculture, agriculture as a source of food to man, agriculture as a source of raw material for industries, agriculture as a source of material for clothing, branches of agriculture, crop production, rearing of animals, soil, horticulture etc. 

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Primary 4 First Term Scheme of Work for Agricultural Science


LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEMES
OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Agriculture Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 4
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTFirst Term
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Meaning and importance of
Agriculture
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. define agriculture;
2, enumerate the importance of agriculture,
2Agriculture as a source of food to
man
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. outline various food substances produced from
agriculture;
2, identify the sources of manufactured produce in
agriculture;
3, give the nutritional value of some agricultural
produce.
3Agriculture as a source of
employment and source of income
to the farmer.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. highlight different job opportunities in agriculture;
2. identify different means of generating income in
agriculture;
3. demonstrate how agricultural produce can be sold
to generate income.
4Agriculture as a source of raw
materials for industries.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. outline industries and the agricultural raw materials
used
2. make a list of industrially finished goods produced
from agricultural materials,
3. give the location of some of these industries.
5Agriculture as a source of mateials
for clothing and define producing
cloths
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;
1. identify raw materials used in producing cloths and
medicine,
2. descnbe the benefits of dothing and medicine
6AGRICULTURE:
-As a means of foreign exchange
By the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. create a list of agrutural produce tiat can be exported,
2. descnbe the importance of exchange,
3. evaluate the demerit of foreign exchange
7Mid -Term Test and Break
8Branches of Agriculture;
-People involved in agricultural
By the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify the different branches of agriculture,
2. give examples of people involved in agricultural
production.
9CROP PRODUCTIONBy the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to;
1. outline various crops produced in agriculture,
2. explain the importance of each crops to man,
3. carryout some of the activities involved crop
production.
10Rearing of Animals
NOTE
A poultry farm should be created
in the school.
By the the lesson, pupils be able to
1. identify different types of domestic animals like
sheep , goat, cattle, pig etc.
2. justify reasons for rearing domestic animals,
3. carryout the activities 0t caring for chicken.
11REVISION
12EXAMINATION

Primary 4 Second Term Scheme of Work for Agricultural Science

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTAgriculture
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1REVISION OF LAST TERM’S
TOPICS
By the end of the able lesson,to:
1. pupils should be recall previous topics taught in
first term.
2Soil
-Meaning and importance of soil
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain the term soil;
2. describe the uses of soil in agriculture;
3. cultivate an seed of their choice in a pot.
3Classification of soil in agricultureBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify different soil types;
2. compare and contrast the soil types.
4Soil
-Causes of reduction in soil fertility
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain soil fertility;
2. identify the causes of reduction in soil fertility;
3. describe effects of reduction in soil fertility.
5Soil
-Methods of improving soil fertility
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify different methods of improving soil
fertility;
2. outline the importance of improving soil fertility;
3. carryout ways of improving soil fertility.
6Soil
-Suitable soil for planting different
crops
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify the best soil for planting
2. outline the properties found in each soil
3. differentiate between fertile and non fertile soil
7MID-TERM BREAK
8Horticulture in AgricultureBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. define horticulture
2. identify different flowery plant
3. describe the importance of horticulture
9Materials/ Tools for Horticulture
Practice
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify various tools used in horticultural practices:
ii. outline the application for each materials/tools;
3. demonstrate the use of each tools.
10Maintenance of FlowersBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify different ways of maintaing flowers.
2. plant and maintain flowers in your school garden
11REVISION
12EXAMINATION

Primary 4 Third Term Scheme of Work for Agricultural Science

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTAgriculture
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1REVISION OF SECOND TERM’S
TOPIC
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. recall previous topics taught in second term.
2Common farm toolsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify farm tools;
2. draw some common farm tools;
3. demonstrate the use of farm tools.
3Description and uses of farm toolsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. describe the parts of farm tools;
2. explain the importance of these farm tools.
4Agricultural Tillage ToolsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify digging tools;
2. describe each identify tools
3. make use of each tools at the school farm
5Digging ToolsBythe end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify tools used for gathering items in the farm;
2. describe each tools identified for gatheing items
and dirt on the farm;
3. make use of gathering items.
6Gathering toolsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify the tools used for gathering items in the
farm
2. describe each tools identified for gathering items
and dirt on the farm
3. make use of garthering items..
7MID-TERM TEST
8Carrying or transportation toolsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify tools used for transporting items within
the farm:
2. descnbe the advantages
9-10Maintenance and care of farm toolsBy the end ofthe should be able to:
1. highlight the methods d maintaintng farm ms.
2. identify the effect of poor maintenance practice on
farm tools
3. enumerate the benefits of maintaining farm tools
4. carryout maintenace practices on the farm tools
11TEMPORARY STITCHESPupils Should be able to:
1. Identify temporary stitches
2. Create samples of different temporary stitches on
brown papers farm tools;
3. enumerate the benefits of maintaimng fam tools;
4. carryout nuintenance practices on the school farm
tools.
12REVISION
13EXAMINATION

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