• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Pre Vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Agricultural Science
  • Topic: Fruit Crops
  • Content: Uses Of Fruit Crops

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

  • Cognitive Domain:
  • Identify and list three uses of fruit crops.
  • Affective Domain:
  • Express appreciation for the importance of fruit crops in daily life.
  • Psychomotor Domain:
  • Participate in a group discussion to state the uses of fruit crops.
  • Social Domain:
  • Collaborate with peers to discuss and share ideas about fruit crops.

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:

  • Various fruit crops
  • Charts or pictures illustrating the uses of fruit crops
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Group discussion cards

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the uses of fruit crops is crucial for making informed choices about nutrition and appreciating the role of agriculture in providing essential resources.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of different types of fruits.


Content Development: Uses Of Fruit Crops

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeachers ActivityPupils ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerAsk pupils what fruits they know.Respond to questions and discuss fruits.Fruits are plants that produce seeds and are typically sweet or sour.
Define Fruit Crops5 minsExplanationDirect InstructionExplain what fruit crops are.Listen and understand the definition.Fruit crops are plants that produce fruits containing seeds.
State Uses Of Fruit Crops 10 minsGroup DiscussionCooperative LearningDivide pupils into groups. Provide pictures or charts of fruit crops. Discuss and list uses.Participate in group discussions and list uses of fruit crops.Fruits are used for food, beverages, and snacks.
Teaching Strategy 10 minsDemonstrationGuided DiscoveryDemonstrate how to identify different fruits and discuss their uses.Observe and discuss identified fruits and their uses.Different fruits have various uses in our daily lives.
Note Taking 5 minsWriting Direct InstructionProvide notes summarizing the key points about fruit crops and their uses.Copy notes into their notebooks.Notes summarizing the uses of fruit crops.
Evaluation 2 minsQuestion and AnswerQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives.Answer questions individually.Pupils can identify and list three uses of fruit crops.
Conclusion 3 minsRecapCooperative LearningRecap the main points of the lesson.Participate in a class discussion to recap.Understanding the importance of fruit crops and their various uses.

Classroom Note:

Uses Of Fruit Crops

  1. Food Consumption:
    • Fruits are delicious and nutritious snacks that provide essential vitamins and minerals for a healthy diet.
  2. Beverage Production:
    • Some fruits, like oranges and grapes, are used to make refreshing and nutritious fruit juices.
  3. Desserts and Sweets:
    • Fruits such as strawberries, apples, and bananas are often used in making desserts, ice creams, and sweets.
  4. Jam and Preserves:
    • Fruits like berries and peaches are used to make jams and preserves, adding flavor to bread and other snacks.
  5. Nutrient Source:
    • Fruits are a rich source of nutrients, including fiber, which aids digestion and contributes to overall health.


  1. List two uses of fruit crops.
  2. Explain why fruits are important in our daily lives.

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: January 3, 2024