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FORM 4 AGRICULTURE SCHEMES OF WORK TERM 1-3

AGRICULTURE SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR 

REFERENCES:

  1. Longhorn Secondary Agriculture Book
  2. Golden Tips KCSE Agriculture
  3. Certificate Agriculture Book
  4. KLB Top Mark Agriculture
  5. KLB Secondary Agriculture
  6. Teacher’s Guide

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TOPIC

 

 

SUB-TOPIC

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES

 

L/ACTIVITIES

 

L/T AIDS

 

REFERENCE

 

REMARKS

 

1

 

1

 

Livestock production (V) poultry

 

Parts of an egg

 

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

Identify the various parts of an egg

Explain the functions of each part of an egg

 

Identifying the parts of an egg

Explaining the functions of each part of an egg

Note making

Illustrations

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Labeled diagram of internal structure of an egg

Boiled egg

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 1-3

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 1-2

Teachers guide pg 114-116

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 39

Golden tips agriculture page 303-304

 
   

2

 

Livestock production (V) poultry

 

Natural incubation

 

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

Describe natural incubation

State the advantages and disadvantages of natural incubation

 

Describing natural incubation

Stating the advantages and disadvantages of natural incubation

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

A diagram illustrating natural incubation

An egg

Realic of nesting box

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 1-3

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 1-2

Teachers guide pg 114-116

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 39

Golden tips agriculture page 303-304

 
  3-4 Livestock production (V) Poultry  

Artificial incubation

 

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

Outline the conditions necessary for artificial incubation

Describe the management of an incubator

State the advantages and disadvantages of artificial incubation

Outline the conditions necessary for artificial incubation

Description

Stating the advantages and disadvantages of artificial incubation

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Diagrams illustrating  the structure of an artificial incubator

Realic of an artificial incubator

An egg

 

 

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 7-9

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 5-6

Teachers guide pg 114-116

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 411

Golden tips agriculture page 305

 
2 1 Livestock Production (V) poultry Natural Brooding By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define the term brooding

Describe natural brooding

Defining and describing natural brooding

Note making

Asking and answering questions

illustration

text books

diagram of broody hen

Realia of a broody hen

samples of chicken variety

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 9

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 7

Teachers guide pg 114-116

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 41-42

Golden tips agriculture page 305-306

 
   

2

 

Livestock Production (V) Poultry

 

Artificial Brooding

 

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

Explain artificial brooding

Identify the requirements in an artificial brooder

 

Explanation of artificial brooding

Identification of the artificial brooding requirements

Note making

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Diagrams of a brooder

Realia of a brooder in a chicken

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 10-13

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 8-10

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 42

Golden tips agriculture page 306

 
   

3 and

4

 

Livestock Production (V) Poultry

 

Recring  systems

Free range

Fold system

 

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

Describe free range on fold system

Outline the requirements of free range systems

State the disadvantages and advantages of free range and fold system

 

Describing free range and fold system

Outline the requirements of free range

Stating the advantages and disadvantages of free range and fold

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Poultry Farm

Sample of chicken feed

Photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 14-15

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 11-13

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 43

Golden tips agriculture page 306

 
 

3

 

1

 

 

Livestock Production (V) poultry

 

Rearing systems

Free range fold system

 

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

Describe free range on fold system

Outline the requirements of free range systems

State the disadvantages and advantages of free range and fold system

Describing free range and fold system

Outline the requirements of free range

Stating the advantage and disadvantages of free range and fold system

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Poultry farm

Sample of chicken feed

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 16-18

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 12-13

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 43

Golden tips agriculture page 307

 
   

2

 

Livestock Production (V) Poultry

 

Rearing systems

Deep litter system

Battery cage system

 

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

Outline the requirements in deep litter system

State the advantages and disadvantages of the deep litter and battery cage system

Outlining the requirements of deep litter

Stating the advantages and disadvantages of deep litter on battery cage system

Note making

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

 

Test books

School poultry farm

Sample of chicken feed

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 18-21

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 12-13

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 45

 

 
   

3

 

Livestock production (V) poultry

 

Stress in chicken

 

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

Define the term stress

Identify the causes of stress in chicken

State the control measures of stress in chicken

 

Identifying the causes of stress in chicken

Stating the control measures of stress in chicken

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Poultry farm

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 16-18

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 12-13

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 45

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 307

 
   

4

 

Livestock Production (V) poultry

 

Vices in chicken

 

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

Identify the kinds of vices in chicken

Identify the causes of such vices in chicken

State the control measures of vices in chicken

 

Identifying the vices in chicken

Identifying the causes of vices in chicken

State the control measures of vices in chicken

 

Text books

Poultry farm

Photos illustrating example of such vices

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 23-24

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 20-21

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 45

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 307

 
 

4

 

1

 

Livestock Production V Poultry

 

Marketing of poultry products

eggs

 

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

Describe the marketing of eggs

 

Describing the marketing of eggs

Note making

Illustration

Asking and answering question

 

Text books

Eggs

Poultry farm

store

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 24-25

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 22-23

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 46

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 307

 
   

2

 

Livestock production Poultry

 

Marketing of poultry production

Chicken meat

 

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

Describe the marketing of chicken meat

 

Describing the marketing of chicken meat

Note making

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Poultry farm

photos

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 23-24

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 20-21

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 46

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 307

 
  3 and 4  

Livestock production VI (Cattle)

 

Raising of the young stock

 

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

Describe the feeding of a new born calf

Describe the preparation of artificial colostrums

State the importance of colostrums

Describing the feeding of a new calf

Describe the preparation of artificial colostrums

State the importance of colostrums

Illustrations

Note making

Asking and answering of questions

 

Text books

Dairy farm

Calf

Sample of artificial colostrums

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 23-24

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 20-21

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 45

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 307

 
5 1 Livestock Production VI (Cattle)  

Methods of calf rearing

 

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

Describe the natural and artificial methods of feeding a calf

State the advantages and disadvantages of both natural and artificial rearing

 

Describing the methods of rearing

Stating the advantages and disadvantages of the methods of rearing

Illustrations

Note making

Asking and answering of questions

 

Text books

Dairy farm

Calf

Sample of artificial colostrum

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 29-30

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 26-28

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 48

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 308

 
   

2

 

Livestock Production (Cattle

 

Weaning of calves

 

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

discuss late weaning and early weaning programmes

 

Discussing both weaning and late weaning

Illustrating

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Dairy farm

Calf

Sample of colostrums

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 30-32

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 30-32

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 48

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 308

 
   

3 and 4

 

Livestock production VI (Cattle)

 

Calf housing

 

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

Identify the types of calf pens

Outline the requirements of calf pens

 

Identifying the types of calf pens

Outlining the requirements of calf pens

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Dairy farm

Calf pen

Diagrams and photos of calf pens

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 32-34

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 30-32

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 48

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 308-309

Top mark series Revision Agriculture pg 124

 
 

6

 

1

 

Livestock production VI (Cattle)

 

Routine management practices

 

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

Describe the various routine practices in managing a calf

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Describing the routine management practices

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Dairy farm

Realize on some tools for calf managements

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 34-36

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 30-32

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 49

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 308-309

 
   

2

 

Livestock Production VI (Poultry)

 

Milk and milking

Factors affecting milk composition

Milk secreting and let down

 

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

explain the factors that affect milk composition

Illustrate milk secretion and milk let down

 

Explaining factors that affect milk composition

Illustrate milk secretion and milk let down

 

Text books

Milk sample

Diagram illustrating the udder

Milking equipment

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 36-40

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 32-38

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 309-310

Top mark series Revision Agriculture page 124-126

 
   

3 and 4

 

Livestock production VI (Poultry

 

Milk and milking

Clear milk production

Dry cow therapy

 

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

Describe clean milk production

Describe the milking procedure

Explain dry low therapy

Describing clean milk production

Describing the milking procedure

Explaining dry low therapy

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering question

 

Text books

Milking equipment

Dairy farm

cow

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 40-46

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 32-38

Top mark series Agriculture Revision Pg 120

 
 

7

 

1

 

Livestock production VI (Cattle)

 

Marketing of milk and beef cattle

 

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

Discuss the marketing of milk

Discuss the marketing of Beef

 

Discussing the marketing of milk and beef

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Students text book

Milk products

Photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 47-48

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 38-41

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 310

 

 

 

 

   

2

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Sources of power in the farm

Human power

Animal power

 

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

Describe animal power

Describe human power

Stating the advantages and disadvantages of animal power

 

Describing human and animal power

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

Stating the advantages and disadvantages of animal power

 

Text books

Photo of farm workers

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 50-51

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 42-45

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 48

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 139

 
   

3 and 4

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Sources of power in the farm

Wing power

Water power

 

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

Describe wind power

Describe water power

 

Describing wind and water power

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Diagrams of wind mill

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 50-51

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 42-45

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 77

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 139

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 308

 
 

8

 

1

 

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Sources of power in the farm

biogas

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

describe biogas wood and charcoal fuel

state the advantages of biogas charcoal and wood fuel

 

describing biogas wood and fuel

stating the advantages of biogas, charcoal and wood fuel

 

text books

wood and charcoal

biogas plant

photos

diagram of biogas digester

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 52-54

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 46-48

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 234-235

 
   

2

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Sources if power in the farm

Fossil fuels

Hydro-power

Geothermal power

 

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

Describe fossils fuels

Describe fossil fuels

Describe hydro-power

Describe geothermal power

 

Describing fossils fuels and hydro-electric power

Illustrations

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Photos of a geothermal station

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 46-48

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 71

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 139

 
   

3 and 4

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Sources of power in the

Nuclear power

Storage battery

Electrical power

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

Describe nuclear power

Describe storage battery

Describe solar power/radiation

Describe electrical power

 

Describing nuclear storage battery and solar power

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Storage battery

Photos of solar panels

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 54-55

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 51-52

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 401

 
 

9

 

1

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Tractor engine

 

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

Describe a four stroke cycle engine

Differentiate between a petrol engine and a diesel engine

 

Describing a four structure engine

Differentiating between dsel and petrol engine

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Models of engines

A tractor

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 56-61

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 53-56

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 140-141

Golden tips K.C.S.E agriculture page 308

 
   

2

 

Farm power and machine

 

Tractor engine

 

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

Describe a two stroke cycle engine

 

Describing a two stroke engine

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Models of engines

A tractor

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 61-63

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 57-58

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 141

 
   

3 and 4

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Systems of a tractor

Fuel system

Electrical system

 

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

Describe the fuel system

Describe the electrical system

Describe the maintenance of the fuel and electrical systems

Describing the fuel and electrical systems

Illustrations

Note making

Asking and answering questions

Describing the maintenance of the fuel and electrical systems

 

Text books

Models of engines

A tractor

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 63-69

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 60-62

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 141-142

 

 
 

10

 

1

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Systems of a tractor

Cooling systems

Lubricating system

 

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

Describe the coding and its maintenance

Describe the lubricating system and its maintenance

 

Describing the coolong and lubricating systems and their maintenance

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Models of engines

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 69-72

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 63-64

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 143-144

 
   

2

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Systems of a tractor

Transmission system

 

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

Describe the power transmission system

 

Describing the power transmission system

Note making

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Models of engine

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 72-76

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 64-65

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 144

 
   

3 and 4

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Tractor servicing

Short term services

Long term services

 

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

Discuss the various practices on tractor maintenance, both short term services and long term services

 

Discussion the tractor maintenance Practices

Illustrations

Asking and answering questions

Note making

 

Text books

Models of engines

A tractor

photographs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 76-77

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 65-66

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 144-145

 
 

11

 

1

 

Farm power and Machinery

 

Farm implements

Tractor drawn implements

Disc plough

trailer

 

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

Outline the various methods of attachment

Describe a trailer and its maintenance

 

Outline the methods of attachment

Describing the trailer and its maintenance

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering of questions

 

Text books

Photos illustrating the various implements

Agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 77-79

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 66-70

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 81

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 145

 
   

2

 

Farm Power and Machinery

 

Tractor drawn implements

Disc plough

Mould board plough

 

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

Identify the various parts of a disc plough and mould board plough

State the maintenance practices of a disc plough and mould board plough

State the differences between a disc plough and a mould board plough

Identification of the parts of a disc and mould board plough

Stating the maintenance practices of disc and mould board plough

Stating the differences between a disc and mould board plough

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Photos illustrating a disc and mould board plough

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 79-82

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 73-77

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 81-82

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 145-148

 

 
  3&4  

Farm power and machinery

 

Tractor drawn implements

Harrows

Disc harrows

Spring time harrows

Spike tooth harrow

Sub soilers

 

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

Describe the various types of harrows and sub-soilers

State the maintenance practices of the various types of harrows and sub-soilers

Description of the various types of harrows and sub-soilers

Stating the maintenance of practices of the harrows and sub-soilers

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

Note making

 

Text books

Photos illustrating the harrows and sub-soiler

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 82-84

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 73-77

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 82

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 147-148

 
 

12

 

1

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Tractor drawn

Implements

Ridges

rotary tillers

 

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

Describe the ridges and rotary tillers

State the maintenance practices of the ridges and rotary tillers

 

Description of the ridgers and rotary tillers

Stating the maintenance practices of the ridges and rotary tiller

Illustrations

Not making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Photos illustrating the ridges and rotary tillers

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 85

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 77-79

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 82

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 148-149

 
   

2

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Tractor drawn Implements

Mowers

Planters and seeders

 

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

Describe the various types of mowers and the planters and seeders

State the maintenance practices of the various types of mowers and the planters and seeder

Description of the various types of mowers and planters and seeders

Stating the maintenance of practices of mowers and planters and seeders

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Photos

Illustrating the mowers and planters and seeders

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 85-88

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 79-81

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 83

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 149-151

 
   

3 and 4

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Tractor drawn implements

Cultivators and seeders

Sprayers

Harvesting machines

 

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

Describe the cultivators/seeders, sprayers and various types of harvesting machine

State the maintenance practices of the cultivators/seeders, sprayers and harvesting machines

Describing the cultivators/seeders, sprayers and harvesting machines

Stating the maintenance practices of the cultivators seeders, sprayers and harvesting machines

Illustrations

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Photos illustrating the

Cultivators/seeder

Sprayers

Harvesting machines

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 88-90

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 81-82

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 84

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 149-151

 

 
 

13

 

1

 

Farm power and machinery

 

Animal drawn implements

Ox-drawn plough

Ox-line harrow

Ox-carts

Ox-ridger

 

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

Describe the ox-drawn plough, ox-time harrow, ox-carts and ox-ridger

State the maintenance practices of animal drawn implements

Identify the parts of an ox-drawn plough

 

Describing the animal drawn implements

Stating the maintenance of the animal drawn implements

Identifying the parts of an ox-drawn plough

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Photos illustrating the animal drawn implements

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 91-95

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 82-85

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 84-85

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 152-154

 
   

2

 

Agricultural economics (III) production economics

 

-nation income

GDP

GNP

Per capital income

 

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

Explain how household firms and central authority contributes to the national income

Explain the terms GDP, GNP and per capital income

 

Explaining how household firms and central authorities contribute to national income

Explaining  – GDP, GNP, Per capital income

Illustrations

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Chart containing formulae

Newspapers

Statistical abstractor

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 96-98

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 87-90

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 101-102

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 161

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural Economics (III) productions economics

 

Factors of production

Land

labour

 

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

discuss land and labour and factors of production

to explain how land and labour affect production

 

Discussing land and labour as factors of production

Explanation of how land and labour affect production

Illustrations

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Newspapers

Statistical abstracts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 99-102

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 92-94

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 102

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 161-162

 
14   END OF TERM EXAMINATIONS  
15   PREPARATION OF REPORTS AND CLOSING  

 

 

AGRICULTURE SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR 2012

TERM II

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES:

  1. Longhorn Secondary Agriculture Book
  1. Golden Tips KCSE Agriculture
  2. Certificate Agriculture Book
  3. KLB Top Mark Agriculture
  4. KLB Secondary Agriculture
  5. Teacher’s Guide

 

WK

LSN

 

 

TOPIC

 

 

SUB-TOPIC

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES

 

L/ACTIVITIES

 

L/T AIDS

 

REFERENCE

 

REMARKS

 

1

 

1

 

Agricultural Economics (III) production economics

 

Factors of production

Capital

The management

 

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

Discuss capital and management as factors of production

Explain how capital and management affect production

 

Discussion of capital and management factors of production

Explanation of how capital and management affect production

Illustrations

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

News papers

Statistical abstracts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 102-104

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 94-96

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 103

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 162

 
   

2

 

Agricultural economics (III) production economics

 

The production function

 

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

Define production function

Identify the types of production function

Describe the types of production function

 

Defining production function

Identifying the types of production functions

Describing the types of production functions

Illustrating

Asking and answering of questions

 

Text books

Graphs of various production functions

Tables of various production functions

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 104-111

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 96-99

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 103

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 162-163

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural Economics (II) production economics

 

Economic laws and principles

Law of diminishing rations

 

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

State the law of diminishing returns

Explain how it affects agricultural production

 

Stating the law of diminishing return

Explanation of how the law affects agricultural production

Illustration

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Graphs on the three zone of a production of a function

Tables on production under this law

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 111-115

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 100-102

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 103

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 163

 

 

 

 

2

 

1

 

Agricultural economics (II) production economics

 

Economic law and principles

Law of substitution

 

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

State the law of substitution

Explain how law of substitution affects Agricultural productions

 

Stating the law of substitution

Explanation of how the law affects agricultural production

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Charts

Statistical abstracts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 115-117

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 102-103

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 103

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 163

 
   

2

 

Agricultural economics (III) production economics

 

Economic law and principles

Law of equimarginal returns

 

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

State the law of equimarignal returns

Explain how the law of equimarginal returns affects production

 

Stating the law of equimarginal returns

Explaining how the law affects production

Illustration

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Charts

Statistical abstracts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 117

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 104-105

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 104

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 164

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural Economics (III) production economics

 

Principle of profit maximization

 

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

State the principle of profit maximization

Describe various types of costs

Explain the concept of revenue

 

Stating the principle of profit maximization

Describe the various types of costs

Explanation of the concept of revenue

Illustration

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Tables on revenues

Charts on revenue

Statistical abstracts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 117-121

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 105

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 104

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 164-165

 
 

3

 

1

 

Agricultural economics (II) Production economics

 

Farm planning

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

Explain the factors to consider in drawing a farm planning

Outline steps in making a farm plan

 

Explaining the factor to consider when drawing a farm plan

Outlining the steps in making a farm plan

Illustration

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Charts

Statistical abstracts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 121-123

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 108-109

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 104

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 165

 
   

2

 

Agricultural Economics (III) production economics

 

Farm budgeting

 

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

Define farm budgeting

State the importance of farm budgeting

 

Definition of farm budgeting

Stating the importance of farm budgeting

Illustration

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Farm records

Ag agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 123-127

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 110-112

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 104

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 165

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural economics (III) production economics

 

Farm budgeting

 

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

Describe the types of budgeting in agriculture

 

Description of the types of budgeting

Illustration

Note making

Question and answering

 

Text books

Farm records

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 123-127

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 110-112

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 104

 
 

4

 

1

 

Agricultural Economics (III) Production economics

 

Agricultural support services available to the farmer

Extension and training

Banking

Credit services

Agricultural Research

marketing

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

explain the agricultural support services available to the farmers

extension and training

banking

credit

AI services

Agricultural research

marketing

 

Explanation of the Agricultural support services available to the farmer

Illustrations

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Farm record

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 112-132

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 112-114

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 105-106

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 165-166

 
   

2

 

Agricultural Economics (III) production economics

 

Agricultural support services available to the farmers

Veterinary services

Farm input supplies

Tractor hive services

 

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

Explain the Agricultural support services available to a farmer

Veterinary services

Farm input supplies

Tractor hive services

 

Explanation of the Agricultural support services available to a farmer

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Farm records

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 133-134

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 110-112

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 104

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 166-167

 
  3 and 4  

Agricultural economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Risks and uncertainties in farming

 

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

Identify the types of risks on uncertainties of a farmer may face

Outline the ways in which a farmer may adjust to uncertainty

 

Identification of the types of risk and uncertainties

Outlining the ways in which a farmer may adjust to the uncertainties

Illustration

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

charts

Text books

Financial documents

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 134-136

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 116-119

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 106

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 166-167

 
 

5

 

1

 

Agricultural economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Importance of keeping farm accounts

Type of farm accounts

 

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

State the importance of keeping farm accounts

Identify the types of farm accounts

 

Stating the importance of keeping farm records

Identification of the types of farm accounts

Illustration

A sample of financial documents

charts

 

charts

Text books

Financial documents

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 139

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 121

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 108

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 168

 
   

2

 

Agricultural economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Financial statements

Invoice

Statement of accounts

 

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

Describe an invoice and a statement of account

Distinguish between invoice and a statement of account

 

Distinguishing an invoice and a statement of account

Describing an invoice and a statement of accounts

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

 

Text books

An invoice

An agricultural firm

A chart

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 140-141

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 122-124

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 108

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 168

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Receipts

Delivery note

Purchase order

 

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

Describe a receipt, delivery note and purchase order

Distinguish between, receipts, delivery note and a purchase order

 

Description of a receipt delivery note and a purchase order

Distinguish the three documents

Illustrations

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

A receipt

A railway note

A purchase order

An agricultural farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 141-145

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 124-125

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 108

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 168-169

 
 

6

 

1

 

Agricultural Economics (iV) Farm accounts

 

Books of accounts

Cash book

inventory

 

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

identify the cash book and the inventory

state the uses of cash book and the inventory

 

identification of the cash book and the inventory

stating the uses of the cash book and the inventory

note making

illustration

questioning and answering

 

Text books

A cash account

An inventory

Charts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 146-150

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 125-127

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 109

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 169

 
   

2

 

Agricultural Economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Books of Accounts

Journal

ledger

 

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

describe the journal and ledger

state the uses of a journal and ledger

 

description of the ledger and journal

stating the uses of the ledger and journal

illustration

questioning and answering

 

Text books

A ledger account page

A journal

Charts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 150-153

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 127-129

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 109

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 169

 
   

3

 

Agricultural Economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Financial statements

Balance sheet

 

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

Analyses and prepare a balance sheet

 

Analyzing and preparing a balance sheet

Illustration

Questioning and answering

Note taking

Explanation

 

Text books

Charts

Format of balance sheet

A  balance sheet

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 154-157

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 124-125

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 109-111

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 169

 
 

7

 

1

 

Agricultural economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Financial statements

Profit and loss account

 

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

Analyse and prepare a profit and loss account

 

Analyzing and preparing profit and loss account

Note making

Explanation

Illustration

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Charts

A format of profit and loss account

A profit and loss account

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 157-159

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 132-133

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 109-111

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 169

 
   

2

 

Agricultural economics (IV) farm accounts

 

Financial statements

Cash analysis

 

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

Analyses and prepare a cash analysis

 

Analyzing and preparing cash analysis

Explanation

Illustration

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Charts

A cash analysis

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 159-162

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 133-135

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 111

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 169

 
 

8

 

1

 

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Market and marketing

 

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

Define marketing and market

Identify the types of markets

Describe the various types of markets available

Definition of market and marketing

Identification of the types of markets

Description of the various types

Note taking

Asking and answering questions

Illustrations

 

Text books

Charts

Local markets

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 137-138

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 164-166

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 109-111

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 173

 
   

2

 

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Demand, supply and price theory

demand

 

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

Define demand

State the law of demand

Explain the factors influencing demand for a commodity

 

Define demand

Stating the law of demand

Explaining the factors influencing demand

Note taking

Asking and answering questions

illustration

 

Text books

Charts

A local market

Tables

Graphs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 166-169

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 139-141

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 114

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 174

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

 

Elasticity of Demand (ED)

 

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

Describe elasticity of demand

Explain the factors influencing elasticity of demand

 

Description of elasticity

Explanation of the factors that influencing elasticity of demand

Illustration

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text book

Local market

Tables

Graphs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 170-174

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 140-144

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 114

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 174

 
 

9

 

1

 

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Supply

 

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

Define supply

State the law of supply

Explain the factors influencing supply of a commodity

 

Definition of supply

Explanation

Stating the law of supply

Illustration

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text book

A local market

Charts

Tables

Graphs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 174-177

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 144-145

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 115

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 174-175

 
   

2

 

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

 

Elasticity of Supply (ES)

 

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

Describe elasticity of supply

 

Description of elasticity of supply

Explanation

Illustration

Note making

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

A  local market

Tables

Graph charts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 177-178

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 145-149

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 115

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 17

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Price Theory

 

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

Define the term price

Discuss the determination of market prices

 

Definition of the term price

Discussion of the market price determination

Illustrations

Note taking

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

A local market

Tables

graphs

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 178-179

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 149-150

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 115

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 175

 
 

10

 

1

 

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Price control

 

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

Describe price control

Illustrate the price control graphically

 

Description of price control

Illustration of price control graphically

Note taking

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

A local market

Tales

Graphs

charts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 178-179

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 149-150

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 115

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 175

 
   

2

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Marketing

Marketing functions

 

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

Define the term marketing

Identify the meaning of the term marketing functions

Discuss the various marketing functions

 

Discussion

Defining marketing

Explanations

Illustration

Note making

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Charts

A local market

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 186-189

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 153-156

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 116

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 176

 
 

11

 

1

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Agricultural organizations

 

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

Describe agricultural organizations

List the various agricultural organizations

List the functions of the various organizations

 

Description

Listing the agricultural organization

Listing functions of the organization

Illustration

Note taking

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Charts

A local market

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 189-192

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 157-159

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 92-94

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 176

 

 

 

   

2

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

Co-operative societies By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define a co-operative

Describe the formation of a co-operative

Outline the principles of co-operatives

Give the types of co-operative societies

State the functions of farmers co-operative societies

Defining a co-operative

Description

Outlining principles of a co-operative

Giving types of co-operatives

Stating the functions of a co-operative

Text books

Local market

Wall charts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 192-195

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 159-162

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 117

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 176-177

 
   

3 and 4

 

Agricultural Economics (V)

Agricultural marketing and organization

 

Association and unions

 

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

List the various agricultural union

State the roles of agricultural unions

 

Listing the various unions

Stating their roles

Illustrations

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Farmers

Magazines

Wall charts

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 192-195

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 159-162

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 117

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 177

 
 

12

 

1

 

Agroforestry

 

Forms of Agro foresty

Importance of agroforestry

 

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

Define agroforestry

Describe the various forms of agroforestry

State the importance of agroforestry

 

Definition of agroforestry

Description

Stating the importance of agroforestry

Illustration

Note taking

Questioning and answering

 

Text books

Specimen of fees and shrubs

Charts

Photos

Agroforestry farm

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 200-203

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 166-168

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 139

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 22

 
   

2

 

Agroforestry

 

Tree nursery

 

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

List various types of tree nurseries

Describe the various types of tree nurseries

 

Listing the types of nurseries

Description

Note making

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

 

Text books

Nursery books

Nursery beds

Agroforestry farm

Charts

photos

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 203

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 168-170

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 100-101

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 23

 
  3 and 4 Agroforestry Nursery establishment and management By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Discuss the establishment of tree nurseries

Describe the management of tree nurseries

Discussion

Description

Illustration

Note taking

Asking and answering questions

explanation

text books

garden tools

tree seedlings

charts

watering cans

nursery beds

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 203

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 168-170

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 100-101

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 23

 
13   MID YEAR EXAMS  
14   PREPARATION OF REPORTS AND CLOSING  

 

 

AGRICULTURE SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR 2012

TERM III

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES:

  1. Longhorn Secondary Agriculture Book
  1. Golden Tips KCSE Agriculture
  2. Certificate Agriculture Book
  3. KLB Top Mark Agriculture
  4. KLB Secondary Agriculture
  5. Teacher’s Guide

 

WK

LSN

 

 

TOPIC

 

 

SUB-TOPIC

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES

 

L/ACTIVITIES

 

L/T AIDS

 

REFERENCE

 

REMARKS

 

1

 

1

 

Agroforestry

 

Care and management of trees

Agroforestry practices

 

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

Discuss the various care and management of trees

Discuss the various agroforestry practices

 

Discussion

Explanation

Illustration

Asking and answering questions

Note making

 

Text books

Nursery beds

Watering cans

Garden tools

Tree seedlings

charts

 

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 208-212

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 174-175

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 143

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 25-26

 
   

2

 

Agroforestry

 

Sites for agroforestry trees

Tree harvesting methods

 

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

Describe the sites for agroforestry trees

Discuss the various tree harvesting methods

 

Description

Discussion

Note making

Illustration

Question and answers methods

 

Text books

Nursery  beds

Watery cans

Garden tools

Tree seedlings

Charts

 

KLB secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 212-217

Longhorn secondary Agriculture form 4 pg 176-179

Gateway Agriculture revision paper 2 page 144

Top Mark Series Agriculture Revision pg 26-27

 

 
2 & 3   TOPICAL EXAMS  
4&5   POST MOCK EXAMS  
6&7   REVISION AND PREPARATION FOR KCSE EXAMS  
8   KCSE EXAMS  

 

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