• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 6
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Pre-Vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Agricultural Science
  • Topic: Uses Of Farm Animals e.g. goat, rabbit, poultry, etc.
  • Content: For Food

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to list at least three uses of farm animals for food.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should show appreciation for farm animals and their contributions to our diet.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to identify farm animals and their products through pictures and real-life examples.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to discuss the importance of farm animals in a group setting.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of farm animals (goat, rabbit, poultry, etc.)
  • Real-life products from farm animals (milk, eggs, etc.), if possible
  • Chart listing uses of farm animals

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the uses of farm animals, especially for food, is crucial for developing a comprehensive appreciation of agriculture and its significance in daily life. It fosters respect for farming practices and encourages healthy eating habits.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are expected to have basic knowledge of farm animals and the concept of farming.

Content Development: Uses Of Farm Animals

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction to Farm Animals5 minsDiscussionInteractiveIntroduce farm animals using pictures.Pupils name animals they know.Recognizing various farm animals.
Step 2: Uses of Farm Animals for Food10 minsLecture & DemonstrationVisual AidsExplain and show products derived from animals.Pupils identify and match animals to their products.Understanding animals’ roles in food production.
Step 3: Group Discussion10 minsGroup WorkCollaborative LearningGuide pupils in discussing the importance of animals.Pupils share their thoughts in groups.Appreciating the value of farm animals.
Step 4: Note Taking5 minsWritingRepetitionWrite the uses of farm animals on the board.Pupils copy the notes into their notebooks.Memorizing the uses of farm animals.
Step 5: Evaluation5 minsQuestion & AnswerFeedbackAsk questions about the lesson.Pupils answer questions.Assessing understanding and recall.
Step 6: Conclusion5 minsSummarizationInteractiveSummarize the lesson’s key points.Pupils listen and ask any final questions.Consolidating the lesson’s information.

Classroom Note:

Uses of Farm Animals For Food

  1. Milk Production: From animals like goats and cows.
  2. Egg Production: Mainly from poultry such as chickens.
  3. Meat: Animals like rabbits, goats, and chickens are raised for their meat.
  4. Wool Production: From animals like sheep for making clothes.
  5. Leather Production: Using the skin of animals like goats and cows.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Can you name three farm animals that we get food from?
  2. What are two products we get from poultry?
  3. Why are farm animals important?

Note to Teachers:

Customize this lesson plan according to the resources available to you and the specific needs of your pupils. For instance, if real-life animal products are not available, pictures or videos can be a great alternative. Encourage pupils to engage in the lesson by asking questions and sharing their experiences with farm animals.

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Last Update: April 5, 2024