Primary 5 Agricultural Science Scheme of Work

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Agriculture for Primary 5 covers topics that train the pupils on the rearing of animals and planting of crops for the benefit of man and the community. The pupils would be taught how to plant, rear, process, and store their farm produce and also the selling of plant and animal produce.

Some of the topics covered in this class include; crop production, procedures for crop production, planting activities, post-planting activities, harvesting activities, preservation of harvested crops, processing of harvested crops, weeds, the effect of weeds on farmers, disease of crop damage cost by pest, rearing of farm animals etc.

This subject is practical, the educator should teach the pupils how to go about the agricultural practices highlighted in the scheme.

At the end of the academic session, the pupils should know how to cultivate and harvest cultivated crops on their own, raise any farm animals of their choice and make income from the school farm.

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Primary 5 First Term Scheme of Work for Agricultural Science

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEME OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Agriculture Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 5
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTAgriculture
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Review of primary four scheme of
work
By the end ofthe lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recall previous topics taught in primary 4.
2Crop productionBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) define crop production;
2) identify different types of crops;
3) classify crop based on uses, life cycle and
morphology.
3Procedures for crop production.By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) outline procedures for cultivating crops;
2) identify pre-planting activities;
3) carryout pre-planting operations on the farm,
4Planting ActivitiesBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) describe planting activities;
2) identify tools used in planting activities;
3) carryout planting activities on the school farm
and at home.
5Post-planting activities;
irrigation, mulching, thining,
supplying, of manure/fertilizer
and weeding
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) explain post planting activities;
2) outline examples of activities done during post
planting;
3) demonstrate fertilizer applicatation on farm
crops.
6Harvesting activitiesBy the end of this lesson, pupils shoåld be able to:
1) describe the steps involved in harvesting crops;
2) enumerate tools used in harvesting crops;
3) recognize the right time for harvesting crops.
7Mid Term Test and Break
8Post harvesting activities;
sorting grading and storage
By the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) explain post harvesting activities;
2) outline the importance of post harvesting
activities;
3) carryout sorting of harvested crops from the
school farm.
9Preservation of harvested crops;
silo, crib, yam barn, bagging
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) identify various methods of preserving
harvested crops;
2) discuss the,processes involved in preserving
crops;
3) justify the reason for preserving harvested
crops.
10Processing of harvested crops:
grinding, milling
By the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) describe the methods of processing crops;
2) outline the benefits of processing crops;
3) create fruit juice from harvested fruits.
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

Primary 5 Second Term Scheme of Work for Agricultural Science

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTAgriculture
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Review of first terms scheme of
work
By the end Of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recall previous topics taught in first
2WeedsBy the end of the lessotl pupils should be able to:
1) define weeds;
2) identify common weeds in the farm;
3) create a weed album.
3Effects of weeds to farmersBy the end of the to lesson, pupils should be able
1) identify the effect of weeds on crops and
farmers;
2) suggest possible solutions to the problems.
4Control of WeedsBy the end ofthe lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) outline methods of controlling weeds;
2) identify the importance of weed control in the
farm;
3) control weeds at the school farm and within
the school compound.
5Benefits of weeds: animal feed,
production of drugs, food to man.
By the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) enumerate the benefit of weeds to animals and
man:
2) discuss how weeds are used as medicine.
6Pest and Disease of CropsBy the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) define pests of crops;
2) identify various insect pests.
7Mid-term Test and Break
8Classification of insect pests;
piercing and sucking insect pest
burrowing and boring insect pest
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1)classify insect pest according to their mouth
parts;
2)outline examples of insects in each group;
3) justify the reason for classification
9Damages caused by pestsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) identify the damages caused by pests on crops;
2) describe the damages caused by pest on crops;
3) Provide solution on how to avoid pest damage.
10Control of insect pests; use of
pesticides, setting traps,
use of biological enemies of pests.
the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to•
1) outline the various methods of controlling
pests;
2) describe the advantages and disadvantages of
biological method of pest control;
3) carryout the various methods of pest control on
the school.
11REVISION
12EXAMINATION

Primary 5 Third Term Scheme of Work for Agricultural Science

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTAgriculture
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Review of second term schemes of
work,
By the end of tho lesson, pupils should bo ablo to:
rccall previous topics taught in socond term,
2Rearing of farm animalsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;
1) outline the kinds of animals that can be raised;
2) describe the importance of animal rearing;
3) raise animals of their choice.
3Procedures for rearing farm
animals
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) itemize the steps involved in raising farm
animals;
2)identify the tools needed to raise farm animals
3. demonstrate the procedures on the school farm
4Rearing of chicken, rabbit or snailBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify tool/material used for rearing farm
xanimals
ii. construct a mediun saze cage, hutch or pen for
animals
iii. raise chicken, rabbit and snail at the school
farm and at home
5Management of farm animals,.
feeding, keeping
records, sanitation.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;
1) outline tools for farm animals management;
2) describe various approaches towards the
management of farm animals;
3) manage farm animals properly.
6Systems of rearing farm animals;
intensive,
extensive and semi-intensive
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1) identify the systems of rearing farm animals
2) evaluate the advantage and disadvantages of
rearing animals using each system
7MID TERM TEST/BREAK
8Common pests and parasites of
farm animals
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;
1) explain whal they understand by pests and
parasites;
2) outline common pests
9Common disease of farm animalsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss disease of farm animals
ii. identify the causes of disease for farm animals
iii. outline some examples of farm animals
disease
10Common disease of farm animalsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. outline the symptoms of some farm animals
disease
ii. identify the mode of transmission of disease
iii. suggest preventive and control measures for
each diseases
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

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