Primary 4 Prevocational Studies Scheme of Work

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About Prevocational Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 4

Prevocational Studies is a new subject that would be introduced to the pupils in their upper basic classes. This broad subject consists of two subjects(Agriculture and Home Economics) which serve as an instrument to equip the pupils on the basic prevocational skills.

Prevocational Studies for primary 4 will just be introduced to them in this class so they will be taught about the basics of Agriculture and Home Economics. Terms like ‘Agriculture’ would be introduced to them and they would also be taught how to take care of themselves and their environment. 

Some of the topics covered under these subjects include; Agriculture, branches of agriculture, crop production, rearing of animals, introduction to home economics, the human body, food and nutrition, classification of food, kitchen equipment and utensils etc. 

Primary 4 First Term Scheme of Work for Prevocational Studies

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEMES
OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Prevocational Studies Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 4
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTSPrevocational Studies
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1(Agriculture)Meaning and importance of
Agriculture
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. define agriculture;
2, enumerate the importance of agriculture,
(Home Economics)RESUMPTION TEST AND
REVISION OF LAST SESSION’S
WORK
-INTRODUCTION TO HOME
ECONOMICS
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. define Home Economics;
2. explain the scope of Home economics.
2(Agriculture)Agriculture 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.
(Home Economics)MEANING, SCOPE AND
IMPORTANCE OF HOME
ECONOMICS
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain the meaning of Home Economics;
2. enumerate the different areas of Home Economics;
3. list the various careers in Home Economics;
4. outline the Importance of Home Economics
3(Agriculture)Agriculture 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.
(Home Economics)THE HUMAN BODY:
-PARTS AN FUNCTIONS OF THE
BODY
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify part of the human body;
2. state functions of the parts of the human body
4(Agriculture)Agriculture 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.
(Home Economics)FOOD AND NUTRITION:
-NUTRIENT AND NUTRITION
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. tell the meaning of foods;
2. mention the different types of food in the locality;
3. state the reason for eating food;
4. explain the dasses of food and their sources.
5(Agriculture)Agriculture 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
(Home Economics)CLASSIFICATION FOOD:
-FOOD AND THEIR SOURCE
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. list the six dasses of food;
2. give examples;
3. mention their functons,
4. classify the food items on display.
6(Agriculture)AGRICULTURE:
-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
(Home Economics)KITCHEN EQUIPMENT AND
UTENSILS
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain the meaning of kitchen equipment and
Utensils;
2. mention them:
3. state the uses of each tool and equipment;
4. differentiate between equipment and utensils;
5. describe how to care for each tool and equipment.
7Mid -Term Test and Break
8(Agriculture)Branches 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.
(Home Economics)NEEDLE CRAFTBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. state the meaning of needle craft
2. list articles made from needle craft;
3. create an articles made with needle and thread.
9(Agriculture)CROP 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.
(Home Economics)Simple Sewing ToolsBy the end of the lesson. pupils slmld be able to:
1. explain the meanng of Simple tools:
2. mention and identify the simple sewing tools. give
examples
3. state the uses sewing tools
10(Agriculture)Rearing 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.
(Home Economics)Knitting and CrochetingBy the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. explain the meaning of knitting and crocheting;
2. mention tools for knitting and crocheting;
3. list examples of article made by knitting and
crocheting e.g sweaters
11REVISION
12EXAMINATION

Primary 4 Second Term Scheme of Work for Prevocational Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTSPrevocational Studies
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1(Agriculture)REVISION OF LAST TERM’S
TOPICS
By the end of the able lesson,to:
1. pupils should be recall previous topics taught in
first term.
(Home Economics)-RESUMPTION TEST AND
REVISION OF LAST TERM’S
WORK
-CLASSES OF FOOD, NUTRIENT
AND NUTRITION
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. attempt questions on last term’s work:
2. explain the meaning of food;
3. state reasons for eating food;
4. mention types of food
5. list the six classes of food (Nutrients) and their uses
2(Agriculture)Soil
-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.
(Home Economics)METHOD OF COOKING:
BOILING METHOD
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain the meaning and reason for cooking food;
2. List the methods of cooking e.g Boiling, Frying,
Roasting, Baking, Steaming. e.t.c;
3. explain the boiling method in cooking.
4. prepare food using boiling method.
3(Agriculture)Classification 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.
(Home Economics)METHOD OF COOKING
-ROASTING METHOD
By the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain the roasting method of cooking;
2. write foods suitable for roasting e.g corn, plantain,
yam, fish , meat e.t.c
4(Agriculture)Soil
-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.
(Home Economics)PERSONAL GROOMING AND
USE OF BASIC COSMETIC
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify parts of the human body;
2. state function of the parts of human body;
3. list the traditional and modem materials used for
taking care of the body;
4. demonstrate how to take care of their body;
5. correction use of basic and safe cosmetics;
6. adverse effect of some chemicals used in cosmetics,
5(Agriculture)Soil
-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.
(Home Economics)PERSONAL CLOTHING
-TYPES AND CARE OF
PERSONNAL CLOTHING
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify types of personnal clothing
2. mention reasons for wearing cloths and footware
3. state the reason they care for their cloth
4. list the steps in caring for their cloths e.g washing,
drying, ironing, mending, storing etc.
5. mention the equipment needed in taking care of the
clothes e.g bowls, iron, pegs, needle, thread, water etc.
6(Agriculture)Soil
-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
(Home Economics)REASONS FOR WEARING
CLOTHES
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. list the reasons for wearing clothes e.g protection,
beautification, identification, special ocation like party
7MID-TERM BREAK
8(Agriculture)Horticulture 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
(Home Economics)HOW TO PREPARE LIQUID SOAPBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i.specify the marterial for making liquid soap e.g soil.
sulphorie acid, soda ash, caustic soda e.t.c
2. make liquid soap
9(Agriculture)Materials/ 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.
(Home Economics)USES AND CARE FOR SIMPLE
SEWING TOOLS
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. recognize the simple sewing tools when they see
them;
2. list different types of simple sewing tools;
3. explain the uses of sewing tools;
4. explain care of simple tools
10(Agriculture)Maintenance 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
(Home Economics)STICHES AND TYPES OF
STICHES
e.g
-temporary stiches
-permanent stiches
-decorative stiches
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. summarize the meaning of stiches
2. list the different types of stiches
3. explain the types of stiches
11REVISION
12EXAMINATION

Primary 4 Third Term Scheme of Work for Prevocational Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTPrevocational Studies
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1(Agriculture)REVISION OF SECOND TERM’S
TOPIC
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. recall previous topics taught in second term.
(Home Economics)RESUMPTION TEST AND
REVISION OF LAST TERM WORK.
-LAUNDRY AGENT TOOLS AND
EQUIPMENT.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. mention some in laundry agent tools e.g soap,water,
starch, blue, stain remover,
e.t.c;
2. list the steps in care for clothing e.g washing,
ironing, storing, mending e.t.c
2(Agriculture)Common 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.
(Home Economics)HOW TO PREPARE STARCHBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. List the materials use for making starch;
2. Prepare starch;
3. Tell the uses of starch,
4. Apply the starch on things like clothes e.t.c
3(Agriculture)Description 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.
(Home Economics)ADEQUATE DIET
(BALANCED DIET)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. discuss the meaning of adequate diet
2. tell the reason for eating food
3. mention classes of food nutrient
4. give the importance of adequate diet
4(Agriculture)Agricultural 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
(Home Economics)DEFICIENCY AND
MALNUTRITION
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain deficiency and malnutrition;
2. mention the classes of food numerous
3. list and explain the deficiency diseases of each
nutrient.
5(Agriculture)Digging 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.
(Home Economics)DEFICIENCY AND
MALNUTRITION
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain deficiency and malnutrition;
2. mention the classes of food numerous
3. list and explain the deficiency diseases of each
nutrient.
6(Agriculture)Gathering 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..
(Home Economics)METHOD OF COOKING
BAKING METHOD

Baking of Cake
By the end ofthe lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. mention the items needed for baking a cake;
2. list the methods for baking a cake;
3. what are cakes used for? often served as a
celebratory dish on
ceremonial occasions, Such
as weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays;
4. make a Small Cake.
7MID-TERM TEST
8(Agriculture)Carrying 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
(Home Economics)SNACKS AND FRUIT
DRINKS
By the end ofthe lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain the meaning of snacks and fruit drinks;
2. mention some common snacks in their locality
3. state the differences between snacks and main
meals,
4. prepare simple snacks and fruit drinks,
9-10(Agriculture)Maintenance 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
(Home Economics)BASIC STITCHES
-Temporary stitches
-Examples of temporary stitches
By the end of the should be able to:
1. explain tho meaning of temporary stiches;
2. give examples of temporary stitches;
3. identify temporary stitches;
4. make samples of temporary
10(Agriculture)TEMPORARY 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.
11REVISION
12EXAMINATION

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