HOW TO RAISE ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

THEME: PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

TERM: FIRST TERM

WEEK: WEEK 7

CLASS: PRIMARY 4

NAME OF TEACHER:

DATE:          

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: HOW TO RAISE ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  • How to raise ornamental plants.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Samples of soil
  • Whiteboard/ Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: the students are familiar with materials needed for growing crop.

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.

WORD FILE: environments, Hibiscus, Flamboyant.

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                        MODULE CONTENT

Ornamental plants are plants that humans used to beautify our houses and environment.

EXAMPLES OF ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

  1. Hibiscus
  2. Flamboyant (flame of the forest)
  3. Sunflower

STEPS IN GROWING ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

  1. Choice of site: you have to choose a site where the plants will be able to grow very well.
  2. Land clearing: hoes, machete can be used to remove junks and weeds from the land before planting.
  3. Seed bed or pot preparation: Ensure the soil in the seedbed or pot is a good soil. Top soil should be loosen for removal of roots, stones and woods.
  4. Planting: most ornamental plants are raised through their seedlings. So, seedlings are transplanted to the pots or the flower bed.
  5. Weeding: when the plants start growing, weeds will also grows. Pull the weeds with either hands, or with hoes to ease the growth of the plant.
  6. Manuring: apply manure to the plant for effective growth of the plant.
  7. Watering: water the flower bed regularly.
  8. Mulching: make use of either dry leaves, stems, palm frond, plastic to reduce loss of water from the soil.
  9. Pruning: trim the flower stems, leaves and branches with garden scissors or shears to make the flower look attractive.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (MATERIALS NEEDED FOR GROWING CROP).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic (HOW TO RAISE ORNAMENTAL PLANTS).
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

  LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

  • Learners participate in the class discussion.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What are ornamental plants?
  • Why should ornamental plant be in our environment?
  • List the steps you would take to raise ornamental plants

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

PREVIOUS LESSON: MATERIALS NEEDED FOR GROWING CROP

NEXT LESSON: SAFETY MEASURES IN APPLYING CHEMICALS

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