Class: Primary 2

Term: 1st Term

Week: 6

Age: 8 years

Duration: 40 minutes



Subject: Pre-vocational Studies

Curriculum Theme: Agricultural Science

Topic: Examples of Some Local Vegetable Crops

Content: Tomatoes, Okra, Pepper, Lettuce, Cabbage, Water Leaf, Pumpkin Leafs

Specific Objectives:
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Define vegetable crops.
  2. List 3 examples of local vegetable crops.

Reference Materials:

  • Scheme of Work
  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of Work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • All Relevant Material
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of the mentioned vegetable crops
  • Samples of the mentioned vegetable crops
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart with pictures of vegetable crops

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding different types of vegetable crops is important as they are a significant part of our daily diet. It’s essential for pupils to know and appreciate the variety of vegetables they can grow or consume.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are expected to have basic knowledge of vegetables and their role in nutrition.


Content Development: Examples of Some Local Vegetable Crops

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Greet pupils warmly.
– Explain the importance of learning about different vegetables.
– Respond to greetings.
– Listen attentively.
Definition of Vegetable Crops10 minsDiscussion– Define vegetable crops as plants we grow to eat their leaves, stems, or fruits.– Repeat the definition.
Examples of Vegetable Crops10 minsVisual Presentation– Show pictures and samples of tomatoes, okra, pepper, lettuce, cabbage, water leaf, and pumpkin leaves.– Identify and name the vegetables.
– Ask questions about the vegetables.
List 3 Examples5 minsQuestion and Answer– Ask pupils to list 3 examples of local vegetable crops.– Participate in answering.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and Answer– Pose questions related to the lesson (e.g., “What are vegetable crops?”).– Answer questions individually.
Note to Pupils5 minWriting– “Remember to eat your vegetables to stay healthy!”– Listen and acknowledge the note.


Vegetable Crops

Vegetable crops are plants cultivated for their edible parts such as leaves, stems, roots, flowers, or fruits, and are grown for human consumption.

Examples of vegetable Crops

  1. Tomatoes
  2. Okra
  3. Pepper
  4. Lettuce
  5. Cabbage
  6. Spinach
  7. Carrots

These crops provide essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals and are a significant component of human diets worldwide.

 Evaluation Questions:

  1. What are vegetable crops?
  2. List three examples of local vegetable crops.

Note to Teachers:
Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources. Ensure to create an engaging and interactive learning experience for the pupils.

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Last Update: October 24, 2023