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CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON WHERE THEY LIVE

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

THEME: BASIC CONCEPTS IN AGRICULTURE

TERM: FIRST TERM

WEEK: WEEK 9

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

NAME OF TEACHER:

DATE:          

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON WHERE THEY LIVE

Units:

  • Definition of farm animals
  • Definition of ruminants and non-ruminants.
  • Classification based on mode of feeding.
  • Classification based on where they live.
  • Classification based on uses.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to know the:

  • Classification of animals based on where they live.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/ Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for Primary Schools.
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools four Agricultural Science (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet.
  • Lagos State Agricultural Science Scheme of Work
  • Edudelight Agricultural Science for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: the students are familiar with.

WORD FILE:                         

                        MODULE CONTENT

CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON WHERE THEY LIVE

  1. Land Animals: these are animals that live on land. They are also divided into
  2. Terrestrial (land) animals: cats, dog, bear, deer
  3. Arboreal animals: they are animals that live primarily on trees. Examples are squirrel, rodents, monkey, chameleon.
  4. Water (Aquatic) animals:  fishes, crabs, lobsters, crayfish. Periwinkle, prawn, oyster.
  5. Amphibians Animals: they are animals that live both on land and water. E.g. frogs, toads, salamanders.

CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON USES

  1. Milk (Dairy) producer’s animals: these animals produce milk. E.g. cows goats.
  2. Meat producers: these are animals raised for meat production. E.g. goat, cow, rabbit and hen, pig, sheep.
  3. Egg producers: these are animals that lay eggs. E.g. fowls, geese, turkeys, Guinea fowls, and ducks.
  4. Work animals (beasts of burden): they are kept to help farmers do some hard work like carrying of heavy load, pulling or drawing of carts and ploughs. Examples of such animals are: donkeys, camels, horses, oxen, bullocks.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS (LIVE STOCK).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic (CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON WHERE THEY LIVE).
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

  • Learners participate in the class discussion

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Mention three Classification of animals based on where they live.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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