Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 5

Age: 9 years

Duration: 40 minutes



Subject: Pre-Vocational Studies

Curriculum Theme: Agricultural Science

Topic: Importance Of Agriculture

Content: Employment and job creation, Source of income generation.

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

  • Discuss the benefits of agricultural products to man.

Reference Materials:

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

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures or visual aids related to agriculture
  • Marker board and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the importance of agriculture is crucial for appreciating how it contributes to employment, income generation, and our daily lives.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of what agriculture is and its relevance to society.


Content Development: Importance Of Agriculture – Employment and job creation, Source of income generation.

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introductio10 minsExplanation Explain the topic’s importance and its relevance in daily life. Ask questions to assess prior knowledge.Respond to questions and engage in the discussion.
Discussion on Agriculture 10 minsDiscussionDiscuss the concept of agriculture and its importance. Emphasize employment, job creation, and income generation.Participate in the discussion and ask questions.
Visual Aids Presentation 10 minsVisual AidsShow pictures or visual aids related to agriculture. Explain how different aspects of agriculture benefit society.Observe the visual aids and ask questions.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions to evaluate understanding and test the specific objective.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson and encourage students to appreciate the importance of agriculture in daily life.Share their understanding and thoughts on agriculture.

Note to Pupils:

Importance Of Agriculture – Employment and job creation, Source of income generation.

  1. Job Opportunities: Agriculture provides a wide range of job opportunities. It is not only about farming but also includes various related activities such as planting, cultivating, harvesting, and processing crops. Additionally, there are jobs in animal husbandry, agribusiness, and agricultural research.
  2. Income Generation: Agriculture is a significant source of income for individuals and communities. Farmers and agricultural workers earn money by selling their crops, livestock, and agricultural products. This income supports their livelihoods and contributes to the economic growth of the region.


  1. Why is agriculture important for job creation?
  2. How does agriculture help people generate income?

Note to Teachers:

Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: November 1, 2023