Scheme of Work on Agriculture

Scheme of Work for Lower Basic

FIRST TERM
PRIMARY 1 PRIMARY 2 PRIMARY 3
Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision
Wk 2: Plants
  • Some flowering plants
  • Recognising plants and their flowers
  • Parts of a flowering plant
  • Identifying the parts of a plant
Wk 2: Basic farm tools
  • Cutting tools
  • Uses of cutting tools
  • Digging tools
  • Uses of digging tools
  • Carrying tools
  • Uses of carrying tools
  • Basic garden tools
  • Uses of garden tools
  • Maintenance of farm tools
Wk 2: Energy-giving foods (Carbohydrates)
  • Some local foods that give energy
  • Types of carbohydrates
  • Sources of carbohydrates
Wk 3: Uses of plants
  • Using plants as food for people
  • Using plants as food for animals
  • Using plants for building
  • Using plants as medicine
  • Selling plants for money
  • Identifying plants with their uses
Wk 3: Useful farm insects
  • Useful farm insects
  • Good activities of useful farm insects
  • Harmful activities of useful farm insects
Wk 3: Body-building foods (Proteins)
  • Some local body-building foods
  • Types and sources of body-building foods
Wk 4: Farm animals
  • Large farm animals
  • Other farm animals
  • Home of farm animals
Wk 4: Revision Wk 4: Fruits and vegetables
  • Local fruits and vegetables
  • Uses of fruits and vegetables
  • Importance of vitamins and minerals to animals
Wk 5: Revision Wk 5: Revision Wk 5: Oils and fatty foods
  • Local foodstuffs with oils and fats
  • Types of oil
  • Uses of oils and fats
SECOND TERM
PRIMARY 1 PRIMARY 2 PRIMARY 3
Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision
Wk 2: Uses of farm animals
  • Using animals as food for people
  • Uses of large farm animals
  • Using animals as guards
  • Identifying farm animals by their uses
Wk 2: Harmful insects
  • Harmful farm insects
  • Damage caused by harmful farm insects
  • Other harmful insects
  • Damage caused by harmful insects
  • Controlling harmful insects
Wk 2: Balanced diet
  • Meaning of balanced diet
  • What makes up a balanced diet (composition of balanced diet)
  • Importance of balanced diet
Wk 3: Land and its uses
  • Meaning of land
  • Types of land
  • Types of soil
  • Uses of land and soil
  • Uses of rocks and stones to the farmer
Wk 3: Farmers’ friend: Earthworm
  • Describing the earthworm
  • Usefulness of the earthworm
Wk 3: Grain crops
  • Definition of grain crops
  • Local grain crops
  • Uses of grain crops
Wk 4: The sun and its uses
  • The sun shines above the earth
  • Using the sun for drying things
  • The sun provides daylight
  • Using the sun for plant growth
  • Using the sun for warming our body
Wk 4: Revision Wk 4: Tuber crops
  • Definition of tuber crops
  • Examples of stem tubers
  • Uses of stem tubers
  • Examples of root tubers
  • Uses of root tubers
THIRD TERM
PRIMARY 1 PRIMARY 2 PRIMARY 3
Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision
Wk 2: Air and its uses
  • Air is around us
  • We can feel air
  • Air occupies space
Wk 2: Farmers’ enemies: Rodents, birds and crabs
  • Describing rodents, birds and crabs
  • Bad activities of rodents, birds and crabs
  • Controlling rodents, birds and crabs
  • Objects used for controlling rodents, birds and crabs
Wk 2: Fruit crops
  • Local fruits
  • Local fruit crops
  • Uses of local fruits
Wk 3: Water and its uses
  • Sources of water
  • Uses of water
  • Dangers of using and drinking unclean water
Wk 3: Revision Wk 3: Vegetable crops
  • Names of local leaf vegetables
  • Growth habits of leaf vegetables
  • Names of local fruit vegetables
  • Uses of local vegetables
Wk 4: Food
  • Examples of food we eat
  • Examples of food eaten by animals
Wk 4: Revision Wk 4: Ornamental crops
  • Meaning and examples of ornamental crops
  • More examples of ornamental crops
  • Identifying ornamental crops
  • Uses of ornamental crops