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FORM 3 AGRICULTURE SCHEMES OF WORK TERM 1-3

SCHEME OF WORK           FORM THREE AGRICULTURE             TERM  ONE  2021  

WK

NO

L/

NO

TOPIC   /

SUBTOPIC

LESSON / SPECIFIC

OBJECTIVES
TEACHING / LEARNING

ACTIVITIES
 

MATERIALS

             /

RESOURCES

REF. REM.

1

1

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION I

 

Reproduction

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

 

Define terms related to reproduction.

 

 

Exposition of new terms such as hatcheries, broodiness, and incubation.

Discussion.

   

 

 

KLB BK III

Pg 1

 

2

Male reproductive system.

Identify parts of the reproductive system of a bull. Drawing and labeling of reproductive system of a bull.

Brief discussion.

Chart –reproductive system of a bull. KLB BK III

Pgs 2-3

 

3

Female  reproductive

Identify parts of the reproductive system of a  cow. Drawing and labeling of reproductive system of a cow.

Brief discussion.

Chart –reproductive system of a cow. KLB BK III

Pgs 4-5

 

4

Pregnancy, parturition and birth.

Define gestation period.

Identify signs of parturition.

Identify proper presentation at birth.

 

Probing questions;

Discussion;

Exposition.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 5-6

 

2

1

Reproductive system in poultry. Identify parts of the reproductive system of a  hen.

State functions of parts of reproductive system of a hen.

Drawing and labeling of reproductive system of a hen.

Brief discussion.

Chart –reproductive system of a hen. KLB BK III

Pgs 6-8

 

2

Breeding stock.

State factors considered when selecting a breeding stock. Probing questions;

Discussion;

Exposition.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 9-10

 

Methods of selecting breeding  stock.

 

Identify methods of selecting breeding  stock.

 

 

Exposition;

Brief discussion.

 

  KLB BK III

Pgs 11-12

 

Breeding.

Give reasons for breeding.

Define terms related to  breeding.

Probing questions;

Exposition of new concepts.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 12-16

 

3

Breeding systems

Inbreeding.

Give reasons for inbreeding.

State advantages and disadvantages of inbreeding.

 

Probing questions;

Exposition of new concepts.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 17-18

 

Outbreeding.

Give reasons for outbreeding.

State advantages and disadvantages of outbreeding.

 

Exposition of new concepts;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 18-19

 

4

Signs of heat in livestock.

Identify signs of heat in cattle, pigs and rabbits.

 

 

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 19-20

 

Natural mating and artificial insemination.

State advantages and disadvantages of natural mating.

State advantages and disadvantages of artificial insemination.

 

 

Discussion with questioning. Chart – artificial vagina. KLB BK III

Pgs 20-23

 

3

1

Embryo transplant.

State advantages and disadvantages of embryo transplant as a method of service. Exposition;

Brief discussion.

 

  KLB BK III

Pgs 23-24

 

Parturition.

Identify signs of parturition in cows, sows and does. Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

Written exercise.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 24-25

 

2

LIVESTOCK REARING PRACTICES

 

Routine livestock rearing practices.

Feeding.

 

 

 

 

Define flushing and steaming up.

Give reasons for flushing and steaming up.

 

 

 

 

 

Exposition of new concepts;

Discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KLB BK III

Pgs 27-28

 

Creep feeding.

Describe creep feeding of piglets, lambs, kids and kindlings. Exposition of new concepts;

Probing questions;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 29-31

 

3

Vaccination.

State properties of good vaccines.

Give examples of common vaccines.

Exposition of new concepts;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 32-33

 

Deworming & docking. Explain reasons for deworming & docking.

 

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

 

Sample dewormers. KLB BK III

Pgs 33,36

 

4

Hoof trimming.

Give reasons for hoof trimming.

Identify tools used in hoof trimming.

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

 

Tools used in hoof trimming. KLB BK III

Pgs 36-38

 

Dusting, dipping and spraying.

Give reasons for dusting, dipping and spraying. Brief discussion with questioning.   KLB BK III

Pgs 38-40

 

4

1

Breeding-related practices.

Identify practices related to breeding. Exposition of new concepts;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 40-41

 

2

Identification of livestock.

Give reasons for identifying animals.

Outline various methods of identification.

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

 

Ear notching patterns. KLB BK III

Pgs 41-44

 

3

Debeaking and tooth clipping. Give reasons for debeaking and tooth clipping. Q/A and brief discussion;

Practical activities.

Debeaking and tooth clipping tools. KLB BK III

Pg 45

 

4

Culling.

Give reasons for culling animals.

Cite basis of culling animals.

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

 

  KLB BK III

Pgs 45-46

 

5

 

MID TERM BREAK

6

1

Dehorning.

Identify methods of dehorning.

Identify tools used for dehorning.

 

Q/A and brief discussion;

Practical activities.

Dehorning tools. KLB BK III

Pgs 47-48

 

Castration & caponisation.

Give reasons for castrating animals.

Outline methods of castration / caponisation.

 

 

Brain storming;

Brief discussion;

Practical activities.

Tools used in castration. KLB BK III

Pgs 49-52

 

2

Management during parturition.

Outline management practices during parturition in cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and rabbits.

Identify signs of farrowing.

Brain storming;

Exposition;

Detailed discussion.

 

  KLB BK III

Pgs 52-56

 

3

BEE KEEPING

 

Importance of bee keeping.

Bee colony.

 

 

Outline importance of bee keeping.

Identify members of a bee colony.

 

 

Brain storming;

Detailed discussion.

 

  KLB BK III

Pgs 56-59

 

Life cycle of a bee.

 

Siting an apiary.

Describe the life cycle of a bee

State factors considered when siting an apiary.

Exposition,

Probing questions,

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 59-60

 

4

Types of hives

& stocking a hive.

Identify types of hives.

Outline methods used to stock a hive.

Brief discussion with questioning. K.T.B.H. KLB BK III

Pgs 60-65

 

7

1

Bee management. Give reasons for feeding bees.

Identify  pests and diseases and their control.

Brief discussion with questioning.   KLB BK III

Pgs 66-68

 

2

Swarming of bees. Cite reasons for swarming of bees.

Identify proper practices for handling bees.

Brain storming;

Discussion.

Protective gear. KLB BK III

Pgs 68-69

 

3,4

Honey harvesting.

 

 

 

Honey processing.

Describe honey harvesting process.

Identify equipment for honey harvesting.

Outline methods of honey extraction.

Brief discussion;

Teacher demonstration-extracting honey

 

Equipment for honey harvesting, & extraction.. KLB BK III

Pgs 70-72

 

8

1

FISH FARMING

 

Importance of fish.

 

Requirements for fish farming.

 

 

 

Outline importance of fish keeping.

Identify requirements for fish farming.

 

 

 

Brain storming;

Discussion.

 

 

 

Fish pond.

KLB BK III

Pgs 72-73

 

2,3

Stocking, feeding, cropping and harvesting. Outline practices for stocking, feeding, cropping and harvesting of fish. Brief discussion with probing questions. Fish pond. KLB BK III

Pgs 77-80

 

4

FARM STRUCTURES

 

Planning and siting farm structures.

 

 

Explain factors considered when planning and siting farm structures.

 

 

 

Brain storming;

Discussion.

   

 

KLB BK III

Pgs 83-84

 

9

1,2

Types of construction materials.

Identify types of materials for construction. Brain storming;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 84-88

 

3

Farm buildings.

State purpose of farm buildings.

Identify parts of a farm building.

Q/A;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 89-93

 

4

Livestock structures.

Give examples of farm livestock structures.

Identify parts of a cattle plunge dip/ spray race /milking shed.

Brain storming;

Drawing diagrams;

Discussion.

Chart – Parts of  plunge dip/ spray race /milking shed. KLB BK III

Pgs 94-99

 

10

END OF  TERM  ONE  EXAMS  

SCHEME OF WORK           FORM THREE AGRICULTURE             TERM  TWO    2021  

WK

NO

L/

NO

TOPIC   /

SUBTOPIC

LESSON / SPECIFIC

OBJECTIVES
TEACHING / LEARNING

ACTIVITIES
 

MATERIALS

             /

RESOURCES

REF. REM.

1

1

Livestock structures.

Zero grazing unit and calf pen.

Identify structural requirements for zero grazing unit and calf pen. Brain storming;

Drawing diagrams;

Discussion.

Zero grazing unit and calf pen. KLB BK III

Pgs 104-5

 

2

Poultry house,  piggery unit & rabbit hutch. Identify structural requirements for poultry house & a piggery unit. Brain storming;

Drawing diagrams;

Discussion.

Poultry house & a piggery unit. KLB BK III

Pgs 106-110

 

3

Fences.

 

 

State advantages of a live fence over a wire fence.

Identify types of wire fences.

 

Brain storming;

Discussion.

Chart – Parts of wire fence KLB BK III

Pgs 124-130

 

4

Seedbeds, nursery structures, seed boxes & vegetative propagation units.

Outline requirements for seedbeds, nursery structures, seed boxes & vegetative propagation units Brain storming;

Drawing diagrams;

Discussion.

Seedbeds, nursery structures, seed boxes & vegetative propagation units KLB BK III

Pgs 130-138

 

2

1

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS II

 

Meaning of land tenure.

 

Communal land tenure.

 

 

 

Define the term land tenure.

 

State advantages and disadvantages of communal land tenure.

 

 

 

Exposition of new concepts;

Discussion.

   

 

 

KLB BK III

Pgs 140-2

 

2

Individual land tenure

State advantages and disadvantages of individual owner operator, landlordism & tenancy. Exposition of new concepts;

Probing questions;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 142-4

 

2

3

Land fragmentation. Outline factors related to land fragmentation.

Highlight effects related to land fragmentation.

Exposition of new concepts;

Probing questions;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 144-7

 

4

Land reforms. Discuss land consolidation, tenure reforms, adjudication and registration. Exposition of new concepts;

Probing questions;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 147-152

 

3

1

Development of settlement schemes in Kenya.

Identify some settlement schemes in Kenya.

Outline requirements for settlement schemes to thrive in Kenya.

Exposition of new concepts;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 152-7

 

2

SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

 

Soil erosion.

 

 

 

Outline factors influencing soil erosion.

Identify types of soil erosion.

 

 

 

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

   

 

 

KLB BK III

Pgs 158-167

 

3

Effects of soil erosion & control measure.

Highlight effects of soil erosion & measures of control. Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 167-8

 

4

Mass wasting (solifluction)

Identify types of mass wasting.

State effects of mass wasting.

 

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 168-172

 

4

1

Methods of soil and water conservation.

Outline methods of soil and water conservation. Brain storming;

Drawing diagrams;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 178-183

 

Types of terraces.

Identify types of terraces. Observing terraces;

Drawing diagrams; brief discussion.

Terraces. KLB BK III

Pgs 183-8

 

2

Harvesting water.

Outline methods of harvesting water. Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 188-190

 

3

WEEDS AND WEED CONTROL

 

Identification of common weeds.

 

 

 

Define a weed.

Identify common weeds.

 

 

 

Drawing Illustrative  diagrams;

Weed mounting;

 

 

 

 

Common weeds.

 

 

 

KLB BK III

Pgs 192-199

 

Effects of weeds.

Highlight harmful effects of weeds.

Highlight benefits of weeds.

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

Useful and harmful weeds. KLB BK III

Pgs 200-2

 

4

Chemical weed control.

Outline ways in which chemicals affect crops.

Classify herbicides.

Expository and descriptive approaches. Common herbicides. KLB BK III

Pgs 203-4

 

Selectivity and effectiveness of herbicides.

Outline factors affecting selectivity and effectiveness of herbicides. Expository and descriptive approaches.   KLB BK III

Pgs 205-6

 

Herbicides and the environment. Highlight precautions observed when handling herbicides.

Discuss effects of herbicides on the environment.

 

 

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 208-9

 

5

1

Mechanical weed control. State advantages of tillage as a method of weed eradication. Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 209-210

 

2

Cultural  biological & legislative methods of weed control. Identify some cultural and biological ways of controlling weeds.

Define legislative method of weed control.

Q/A & brief discussion.   KLB BK III

Pgs 210-1

 

3,4

C.A.T         

 

6

1

CROP PESTS AND DISEASES

 

Effects of crop pests.

 

Classification of pests.

 

 

 

State harmful effects of crop pests.

 

Outline criteria for classifying pests.

 

 

 

Brain storming;

Exposition of new concepts.

   

 

 

KLB BK III

Pgs 213-4

 

2

Field insect pests.

Identify common field insect pests. Examining some insect pests.

Identifying parts of crops attacked.

Common field insect pests,

Infested crops.

KLB BK III

Pgs 214-8

 

3

Piercing and sucking pests.

Identify common piercing and sucking pests. Examining some piercing and sucking pests.

Identifying parts of crops attacked.

Common Piercing and sucking pests.

Infested crops.

KLB BK III

Pgs 218-221

 

4

Other field pests.

Describe harmful effects caused by nematodes, mites, rodents and birds. Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 221-3

 

7

1

Storage pests.

Identify common storage pests. Examining storage pests.

Identifying parts of crops attacked.

Storage pests, infested cereals. KLB BK III

Pgs 224-6

 

2

Crop pest control.

Outline methods for controlling pests. Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pgs 226-30

 
3

Pesticides.

 

 

 

 

 

Outline criteria for classifying pesticides.

Highlight factors affecting effectiveness of a pesticide. State advantages of using pesticides.

 

Exposition, detailed discussion.   KLB BK III

Pgs 230-2

 
4 Biological pest control.

 

Effects of diseases.

State advantages of using biological pest control.

 

Identify effects of crop diseases.

Brain storming;

Exposition;

Brief discussion.

Crop parts infected with diseases. KLB BK III

Pgs 233-4

 

8

1 Fungal diseases. Highlight harmful effects of diseases.

Identify some fungal diseases.

Expository and descriptive approaches. Crops affected by fungal diseases. KLB BK III

Pgs 234-7

 

2

Viral diseases. Identify some viral diseases. Expository and descriptive approaches. Crops affected by viral diseases. KLB BK III

Pg  237

 

3

 

4

Bacterial diseases.

 

Nutritional disorders.

Identify some bacterial diseases.

Identify nutritional disorders of crops.

Expository and descriptive approaches.

Q/A to review nutritional disorders of crops.

Crops affected by bacterial  diseases. KLB BK III

Pg  238-9

 

9

1

Control of crop diseases.

Highlight methods of controlling crop diseases. Brain storming;

Brief discussion,

Answer review questions.

  KLB BK III

Pg  239-240

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

CROP PRODUCTION VI FIELD PRACTICES II

MAIZE

 

Ecological requirements.

 

 

Describe land preparation

 

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

 

 

Outline the ecological requirements of maize.

Identify some varieties of maize.

Describe land preparation for maize establishment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brain storming;

Probing questions;

Brief discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School farm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KLB BK III

Pg  242-5

 

4

Field operations. Describe field operations on a maize stand. Q/A on spacing of crops and fertilizer application;

Brief discussion.

School farm. KLB BK III

Pg  245-6

 

10

1

Pest control & Disease control.

Identify field and storage pests that attack maize. Identify  diseases that attack maize Brain storming;

Probing questions;

Brief discussion.

 

Infested maize. KLB BK III

Pg  246-9

 

2

Harvesting, storage and marketing of maize. Describe harvesting, storage and marketing of maize. Brief discussion with oral questioning.   KLB BK III

Pg  249-250

 

 

3

FINGER MILLET

 

Ecological requirements and preparation for planting materials.

 

Outline the ecological requirements of finger millet.

Identify some varieties of finger millet.

 

Discussion;

Probing questions.

Finger millet. KLB BK III

Pg  250-2

 

4

Field operations, pest and disease control.

Discuss field operations, pest and disease control. Examine millet attacked by pests / diseases.

Discussion.

 

 

Millet attacked by pests / diseases.

 

KLB BK III

Pg  254-5

 

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SCHEME OF WORK           FORM THREE AGRICULTURE             TERM  THREE  2021  

WK

NO

L/

NO

TOPIC   /

SUBTOPIC

LESSON / SPECIFIC

OBJECTIVES
TEACHING / LEARNING

ACTIVITIES
 

MATERIALS

             /

RESOURCES

REF. REM.

1

1

SORGHUM

Ecological requirements and preparation for planting materials.

Outline the ecological requirements of sorghum.

Identify some varieties of finger millet.

Describe selection and preparation of planting materials.

 

Discussion;

Exposition;

Probing questions.

Finger millet. KLB BK III

Pg  250-2

 

Field operations, pest and disease control.

Discuss field operations, pest and disease control. Examine sorghum attacked by  pests / diseases.

Discussion.

Sorghum attacked by pests / diseases.

 

KLB BK III

Pg  255-9

 

2

BEANS

 

Ecological requirements and preparation for planting materials.

Outline the ecological requirements for beans.

Identify some varieties of beans.

 

Exposition and probing questions.   KLB BK III

Pg  260-1

 

Field operations, pest and disease control & harvesting of beans.

Discuss field operations, pest and disease control. Examine beans attacked by  pests / diseases.

Brain storming;

Discussion.

 

Bean plants attacked by pests / diseases.

 

KLB BK III

Pg  261-3

 

3

RICE

Ecological requirements and preparation for planting materials.

Outline the ecological requirements for beans.

Identify some varieties of rice.

 

Exposition and probing questions.   KLB BK III

Pg  260-1

 

Field operations, pest and disease control & harvesting of rice.

Discuss field operations, pest and disease control. Brain storming;

Discussion.

 

Bean plants attacked by pests / diseases.

 

KLB BK III

Pg  261-3

 

2

1

Harvesting pyrethrum.

Describe harvesting of pyrethrum. Exposition and probing questions. Pyrethrum shrubs .KLB BK III

Pg  265

 

2

Harvesting sugarcane.

Describe harvesting of sugarcane. Exposition and probing questions. Pyrethrum shrubs .KLB BK III

Pg  265

 

3

Harvesting coffee and tea.

Describe harvesting of coffee and tea. Brain storming;

Exposition and probing questions.

Pyrethrum shrubs .KLB BK III

Pg  265-8

 

4

FORAGE CROPS

 

Pasture classification.

 

 

Outline criteria for classifying pastures.

 

 

Exposition and probing questions.

 

 

Common types of grass.

 

 

KLB BK III

Pg  269-271

 

3

1

Pasture establishment.

Outline methods of sowing pasture crop.

Describe field practices for pasture establishment.

Brain storming,

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pg  272-4

 

2

Weed control and top dressing.

Cite reasons for weed control.

Cite reasons for topdressing.

 

Brain storming,

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pg  274-6

 

3

Pasture utilization.

State effects of early  / late defoliation.

 

Probing questions;

Exposition;

Discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pg  277-8

 

4

Rotational grazing systems.

State advantages of rotational grazing systems. Brain storming, discussion on paddocking, strip grazing, tethering.   KLB BK III

Pg  280-2

 

4

CAT AND MID TERM BREAK

5

1

Zero grazing / stall feeding.

State advantages of zero grazing / stall feeding. Brain storming;

Discussion

  KLB BK III

Pg  283

 

2

Napier grass.

 

 

Outline the ecological requirements for napier grass.

Describe establishment of  napier grass.

Expository and descriptive approaches. Napier grass strands. KLB BK III

Pg  283-7

 

Guatemala.

Outline the ecological requirements for Guatemala.

Describe establishment of  Guatemala.

Brain storming;

Discussion

Guatemala strands. KLB BK III

Pg  287-292

 

3

Kenya white clover.

Outline the ecological requirements for Kenya white clover.

Describe establishment of  Kenya white clover..

Brain storming;

Discussion

Kenya white clover strands. KLB BK III

Pg  295

 

4

Lucerne & desmodium.

Outline the ecological requirements for Lucerne / desmodium.

Describe establishment of  Lucerne / desmodium.

Q/A & brief discussion;

Exposition.

Lucerne strands. KLB BK III

Pg

 

6

1

FORAGE CONSERVATION

Cite reasons for conserving forge.

Outline methods of conserving forage.

 

Discussion on hay / silage  making and silos.   KLB BK III

Pg  299-302

 
 

Principles of conservation.

Discuss the principles of conservation of forage.

State characteristics of quality silage.

Brief discussion with exposition of new concepts.   KLB BK III

Pg  304-5

 

2

Silage requirements in dry matter.

Calculate silage requirements in dry matter. Exposition, calculations. Calculators. KLB BK III

Pg  305-6

 

3,

4

LIVESTOCK HEALTH III

 

Observable conditions of livestock.

&

Disease predisposing factors.

 

 

 

 

 

Identify conditions that help in observing disease symptoms.

 

Identify some disease predisposing factors

 

 

 

Brain storming,

Q/A to review disease and health.

Discussion.

 

   

 

 

KLB BK III

Pg  308-9

 

7

1,2

Terms related to livestock diseases.

Define the terms incubation period, mortality, natural and artificial immunity.

 

Probing questions;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pg  309-310

 

3,4

Protozoan diseases.

Give examples of  protozoan diseases.

Identify symptoms of specific  diseases.

Cite control measures.

Discussion on ECF, anaplsmolysis, nagana, coccidiosis.   KLB BK III

Pg  311-2

 

8

1,2

Bacterial diseases.

Give examples of  bacterial diseases.

Identify symptoms of specific  diseases.

Cite control measures.

Identify animals affected by bacterial diseases.

Discussion on mastitis. Foot rot, contagious abortion, black quarter, scours, anthrax, pneumonia.   KLB BK III

Pg  314-325

 

3,4

Viral diseases.

Give examples of viral diseases.

Identify symptoms of specific  diseases.

Cite control measures.

Identify animals affected by viral  diseases.

Discussion on rinderpest, Newcastle, gumboro, foot and mouth disease, fowl pox.   KLB BK III

Pg  325-330

 

9

1

Nutritional disorders.

-Milk fever.

Cite symptoms of milk fever.

Explain control and treatment of milk fever.

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pg  330-2

 

2

– Bloat.

Cite symptoms of milk fever.

Explain control and treatment of milk fever.

Brain storming;

Brief discussion.

  KLB BK III

Pg  332-3

 

3,4

REVIEW QUESTIONS        

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END  OF  YEAR  EXAMS  

 

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