Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 9

Age: 9 years

Duration: 40 minutes



Subject: Pre-Vocational Studies

Curriculum Theme: Agricultural Science

Topic: People Involved In Agricultural Activities

Content: Fishermen, crop farmers

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

  1. Identify fishermen as participants in agricultural activities.
  2. Identify crop farmers as participants in agricultural activities.
  3. Name three examples of agricultural activities.

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 showing fishermen and crop farmers
  • Drawing or images of fishing and farming tools
  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard and markers/chalk
  • Notebooks and pencils

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the people involved in agricultural activities is essential for appreciating the significance of agriculture in daily life and the economy.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of agriculture and the roles of different people in it.


Content Development: People Involved In Farming Activities – Fishermen, crop farmers

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionExplain the topic and its importance. Ask students if they know what agriculture is.Participate in the discussion and share their thoughts.
Identifying Fishermen 10 minsVisual PresentationShow pictures of fishermen and discuss their role in agriculture.Identify and describe fishermen’s activities.
Identifying Crop Farmers 10 minsVisual PresentationShow pictures of crop farmers and discuss their role in agriculture.Identify and describe crop farmers’ activities.
Examples of Agricultural Activities 5 minsDiscussionDiscuss three examples of agricultural activities (e.g., planting crops, fishing, raising livestock).Listen and note down the examples.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the lesson content and objectives.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson and its relevance to daily life.Share what they’ve learned and discuss its importance.

Note to Pupils:
Agricultural Activities

  1. Planting Crops: This involves how to prepare soil, plant seeds, and care for crops like vegetables, grains, and fruits.
  2. Raising Livestock: This involves understanding the care and management of animals like chickens, goats, cows, or pigs for meat, milk, and other products.
  3. Fishing: There are different fishing methods, types of fish, and the importance of fishing in providing food.
  4. Harvesting: Harvesting is the process of gathering mature crops, and students can be taught how to do this effectively.
  5. Agricultural Processing: This includes activities like turning harvested crops into food products, such as making flour from wheat, or milk into cheese.


  1. What are some activities of fishermen in agriculture?
  2. What are some activities of crop farmers in agriculture?
  3. Can you name three examples of agricultural activities?

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