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AGRICULTURE FORM 1 SCHEMES OF WORK - TERM 1

WEEK

LESSON

TOPIC

SUB-TOPIC

 OBJECTIVES

TEACHING/LEARNING

ACTIVITIES

TEACHING/LEARNING

RESOURCES

REFERENCES

REMARKS

4

1

Introduction to Agriculture

Soil Fertility

 

By the end of the lesson, the leaner should be able to

(a)  List essential elements

(b)  Classify the essential elements

Listing essential elements

Classifying the essential elements

 

1

Students book

Charts on classification of essential minerals

 

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 1,6

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F2 pg 12

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 1-2

Teachers guide pg 33-36

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 37, 39

Top mark

Agriculture page 37

 

 

2-3

Soil Fertility (II)

Essential elements

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State the role of each macroelement

Describe the deficiency symptoms of the macro-nutrients

Stating the role of macro-elements

Describing the deficiency symptoms of the macro-nutrients

Photographs

Tables in student books

Plant samples

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 1-5

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F2 pg 25

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 2-12

Teachers guide pg 33-36

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 1-4

Top mark Agriculture page 3738

2

1

Soil Fertility (I)

Essential elements

By the end of the lesson, the leaner should be able to

State the role of each microelement

Describe the deficiency symptoms of the macro-nutrients

Stating the role of micro nutrients

Describing their deficiency symptoms

Photographs

Tables in the students book

Plant samples

KLB secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 6-7

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 12

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 10-11

Teachers guide pg 33-36

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 66-68

Top mark Agriculture page 75

2-3

Soil Fertility (II)

Inorganic fertilizers

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Classify fertilizers

Identify fertilizers

Describe the properties of various fertilizers

Classifying fertilizers

Identifying fertilizers

Describing the properties of various fertilizers

Photographs of fertilizers

Students book

Fertilizers samples

KLB secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 7-12

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 58

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 11-18

Teachers guide pg 36-38

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 66-70

3

1

Soil Fertility (II)

Inorganic fertilizers

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State methods of fertilizer application

Explaining various methods of fertilizer application

Stating various methods

Explaining various methods of fertilizer application

Describing the various methods of fertilizer application

School farm

Buckets

Fertilizer samples

Panga

Soil

Spade

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 12-13

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F2 pg 9

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 18-21

Teachers guide pg

36-38

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 70

2-3

Soil Fertility (II)

Inorganic fertilizers

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Calculate the fertilizer grade

Calculate fertilizer ratio

Determine fertilizer amount per lecture

Calculating fertilizer rates

School farm

Students book

KLB secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 6-7

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 12

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 10-11

Teachers guide pg 33-36

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 66-68

Top mark Agriculture page 75

4

1

Soil Fertility

Soil Sampling

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define soil sampling

Explain the sampling methods

Describe sampling procedures

Defining soil sampling

Explain the sampling methods

Describing sampling procedures

Charts

Soil samples

Students book

Polythene bags

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 20-21

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 11

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 23-24

Teachers guide pg 39-41 Top mark

Agriculture page 41-42

2-3

Soil Fertility

Soil testing

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define soil testing

Explain the importance of soil testing

Describe soil testing procedure

Explain how soil PH affects crop production

Defining soil testing

Explaining the importance of soil testing

Describing soil testing procedure

Explaining how

Test tubes

Diagrams in students book

Distilled water

Soil testing reagents

PH scale

KLB secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 22-26

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 12-13

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 24-28

Teachers guide pg 39-41

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 71

Top mark Agriculture page 42

5

1

Crop

Production (II)

Planting materials

By the end of the lesson, the leaner should be able to

Describe types of planting materials

State advantages and disadvantages of planting materials

Describing types of planting materials

Stating the advantages and disadvantages

Seed samples

Vegetative parts

Students book

School farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 1 pg 27-28

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 15-17

Longhorn secondary

Agriculture form 1 pg 33-35

Teachers guide pg 45-46

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 28

2-3

Crop

production (II)

Planting materials

By the end of the lesson, the leaner should be able to

State various parts used for vegetative propagation

Describe various parts used for vegetative propagation

Stating various parts

Describing various parts used for vegetative propagation

School farm

Various vegetative parts

Diagrams in the students book

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 29-34

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 15-17

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 35-40

Teachers guide pg 45-47

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 29-30

6

1

Crop

Production (II)

Selection of planting materials

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Select planting materials

Selecting planting materials

Tape measure

Student's books

School farm

Planting line

Seed dressers

Planting materials

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 34-35

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 18-19

Longhorn secondary

Agriculture form 2 pg 35-40

Teachers guide pg 47-48

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 30

2-3

Crop

Production (II)

Preparation of Planting

Breaking seed

dormancy

Dressing

Seed inoculation

chitin

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Prepare planting materials

Determine optimum planting time

Describe methods of planting

Preparing planting materials

Determining optimum planting time

Describing methods of planting

Planting line

Tape measure

Planting materials

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 35-39

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 20-22

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 49-50

Teachers guide pg 35-39

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 30-32

7

1

Crop

production (II)

Plant population

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Calculate plant population of various crops

Calculating plant population

Charts

School farm

Seeds for planting

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 29-34

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 26

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2

pg 49-50

Teachers guide pg 50-51

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 32

2-3

Crop

Production (II)

Spacing seed rate planting depth

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State factors determining spacing, seed rate and depth

Explain the factors which determine spacing depth and seed rate

Stating factors

Explaining factors which determine spacing, depth and seed rate

Tape measure

School farm

Panga

Jembe

Students book diagram

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 42-45

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 24-26

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 50-54

Teachers guide pg 51-52

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 32-33

8

1

Crop

Production (III)

Nursery

practices

Nursery practices Nursery bed Seed bed Seedling bed

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define nursery practices

Describe nursery bed, seed bed and seedling bed

Distinguish between nursery, seedling and seedbed

Garden tools

School farm

Nursery beds

Students book

Diagrams on the students book

charts

garden tools

school farm

nursery beds

students book

diagrams on the students book

charts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 46

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 28

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2

pg 56-57

Teachers guide pg 54-56

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 34

 

 

2-3

Crop

Production (III)

Nursery

Practices

Nursery bed Importance Site selection Vegetable nurseries

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State the importance of nursery in crop propagation

Select a suitable site for the nursery

Prepare a nursery bed for vegetables

Stating importance of nursery

Selecting suitable sites for nursery

Preparing nursery bed for vegetables

Nursery beds

School farm

Diagrams from students books

Garden tools

Students books

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 46-49

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 28-29

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 57-58

Teachers guide pg 54-56

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 34-35

Top mark Agriculture page 34

9

1

Crop

Production (III)

Nursery

Practices

Nursery

establishment

By the end of the lesson, the leaner should be able to

Establish a vegetable nursery

Establish a tree nursery

Establishing a vegetable and a tree nursery

Charts

Diagrams from students book

School farm

School nurseries

Boxes

Grass

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 48-49

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 29-32

Longhorn

secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 58-60

Teachers guide pg 54-56 Top mark

Agriculture page 34

2-3

Crop

production (III)

Nursery

Establishment

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Establish tea nursery using cuttings

Manage a nursery bed

Establishing tea nursery using cuttings

Managing nursery bed

Tea cuttings photographs

School farm

Diagrams from students book

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 49-51

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 30-32

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 60-62

Teachers guide pg 54-58

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 35

10

1

Crop

production (III)

Grafting

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define grafting

Describe the methods of grafting

Give reasons for grafting

Defining grafting

Describing methods of grafting

Giving reasons for grafting

Knives

Grafting materials

Students book

Raising boxes

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 53-55

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 35-36

Longhorn secondary

Agriculture form 2 pg 64-65

Teachers guide pg 58-59

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 36

Top mark Agriculture page 3536

2-3

Budding

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define budding

Describe methods of budding

State the importance of budding

Defining budding

Describing methods of budding

Giving reasons for budding

School farm

Water

Budding materials

Students book

knives

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 55-58

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 34-35

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 66-70

Teachers guide pg 57-59

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 36

Top mark Agriculture page 35

11

1

Crop

Production (III)

layering

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define layering

 

Describe methods of layering

State the importance of layering

 

 

Defining layering

Describing methods of layering

 

Giving importance of layering

 

Peg

Strings

School farm

Root medium

 

Student books

 

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 58-60

Certificate

Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 41-44

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 71-72

Teachers guide pg 59

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 36-37

Top mark Agriculture page 35

 

 

 

 

2-3

Crop

production (III)

Tissue culture Transplanting seedlings

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define tissue culture

Explain importance of tissue culture in crop propagation

Describe the procedure of transplanting seedlings

Defining tissue culture

Explaining importance of tissue culture

Describing procedure of transplanting seedlings

School farm

Garden trowel

School nursery

Seedlings

Diagrams

Students books

KLB secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 61-66

Certificate Secondary Agriculture F1 pg 41-44

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 2 pg 72-77

Teachers guide pg 60-61

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 1 page 36-37

Top mark Agriculture page 35