Health and Socio – Economic Effects of Substance Abuse (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 6

THEME: DRUG EDUCATION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Useful and Quick Links for Second Term Plan Lesson Notes All Subjects Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6

TOPIC: NATURE OF Drug ABUSE AND ITS EFFECTS 

1. Meaning of Drug abuse

2. Examples of Drugs Made from Interaction between Chemicals

3. Specific Effects of Heroine, Cocaine and Sedatives

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –

1. State examples of drugs made from interaction between chemicals.

2. List effects of each of heroine, cocaine and sedative.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learnt drug and drug abuse.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Social Studies Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

Substance abuse are drug abuse and taking without the doctor’s advice or prescription.

Some substance when taken change the action of the body. Examples of substance are heroine, cocaine, Indian hemp, etc.

 

 

EXAMPLES OF DRUGS MADE FROM INTERACTION BETWEEN CHEMICALS

1. Aspirin

2. Paracetamol

3. Cough mixture

4. Chloroquine

5. Chloramphenicol

6. Valium

7. Antibiotics, etc.

 

EXAMPLES OF SUBSTANCES ABUSE 

1. Heroin

2. Cocaine

3. Sedative

 

LESSON TWO – EFFECTS OF DRUGS ABUSE ON HEALTH/SOCIO – ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS ABUSE

Effects of Heroine (Street Name – Gbana) 

1. Respiratory infection

2. Jaundice

3. Chills and cramps

4. Panic

5. Nausea

6. Lack of appetite

7. Loss of weight

 

 

Effects of Cocaine (Street Name – Coke) 

1. Increase blood pressure

2. Stroke

3. Loss of weight

4. Convulsions

5. Death

 

Effects of Sedative Drugs (MANDRAX AND VALIUM)

1. Anxiety

2. Disorientation

3. Co – ordination

4. Poor school performance

5. Truancy

6. Drop – out of school

 

REVISION AND WEEK 1 LESSON ASSESSMENT 

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Explains the meaning of drug abuse;

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of drug abuse.

3. Discusses the effects of heroine, cocaine and sedative;

Pupil’s Activities – State the specific effects of heroine  cocaine and sedative.

4. Gives examples drugs made from interaction between chemicals;

Pupil’s Activities – Mention drugs made from interaction between chemicals.

5. Invites a resource person to give talk on the topic;

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the resource person and ask appropriate questions.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Assignment – Find out why we should use drugs according to doctor’s prescription.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupil’s to:

1. State 4 examples of drugs made from interaction between chemicals.

2. List 2 effects of each of heroine, cocaine and sedative.

 

 

 

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