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:
AGE OF STUDENTS:
CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.
DURATION: 40 MINUTES
TOPIC: CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON WHERE THEY LIVE
- 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.
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
- Questions and Answers.
- Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
- NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for Primary Schools.
- Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools four Agricultural Science (MIDDLE BASIC)
- Lagos State Agricultural Science Scheme of Work
- Edudelight Agricultural Science for Primary Schools.
ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: the students are familiar with.
CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON WHERE THEY LIVE
- Land Animals: these are animals that live on land. They are also divided into
- Terrestrial (land) animals: cats, dog, bear, deer
- Arboreal animals: they are animals that live primarily on trees. Examples are squirrel, rodents, monkey, chameleon.
- Water (Aquatic) animals: fishes, crabs, lobsters, crayfish. Periwinkle, prawn, oyster.
- Amphibians Animals: they are animals that live both on land and water. E.g. frogs, toads, salamanders.
CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS BASED ON USES
- Milk (Dairy) producer’s animals: these animals produce milk. E.g. cows goats.
- Meat producers: these are animals raised for meat production. E.g. goat, cow, rabbit and hen, pig, sheep.
- Egg producers: these are animals that lay eggs. E.g. fowls, geese, turkeys, Guinea fowls, and ducks.
- 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.
- 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 participate in the class discussion
- Mention three Classification of animals based on where they live.
CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.
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