Obstacles to Physical Development in Youth (Primary 6)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 6

THEME: PHYSICAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE – LIFE SAVING SKILLS (PRIMARY 6)

TOPIC: OBSTACLES TO PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUTH 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning of Physical Development

2. Problems of Physical Development

3. Keep the Bodies Well Groomed

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):

1. explain physical develop;

2. list five obstacles of physical development in youth;

3. what must be done to keep bodies well groomed?

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned prevention of drug abuse.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

charts

films

paper

pictures

posters

cardboard paper

 

 

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

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Materials
  5. Online Information – LIVINGSTRONG.com  Health, Social Care and Children Service 

 

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

Physical development is the process that starts in human infancy and continues into late adolescent concentrating on gross and fine motor skills as well as puberty.

As a child learns what their bodies can do, they gain self-confidence, promoting social and emotional development.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUTH

Physical development is divided into two areas, growth and development.

Growth is the physical changes of, the increase in size, height and weight.

Development is how children gain control over their physical actions to do complicated and difficult activities more skilfully and easily.

Physical development involves developing control over the body, particularly muscles and physical coordination.

 

OBSTACLES TO YOUTH PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

There are conditions which prevent children from keeping their body physically fit. These are:

1. Lack of sleep – a child needs to sleep well in order to allow the body organs rest for a while.

2. Lack of exercises – a child who does not exercise will develop weak limbs.

3. Diseases – diseases weaken the child and cause some deformity in him.

4. Poor diet – poor diet makes a child weak and unfit.

 

 

LESSON TWO – UNHYGIENIC ENVIRONMENT 

This is unsafe environment for growth and development especially the children.

 

WHAT MUST BE DONE TO KEEP BODIES WELL GROOMED?

1. Children should be allowed to sleep well.

2. They should be encouraged to do regular exercises.

3. They should be given good diet which contains protein, starch, oil and vitamins.

4. They should be encouraged to maintain personal hygiene, that is, be neat and clean always.

5. Total cleanliness and care of body – eyes, nose, mouth (teeth and tongue), hands, finger nails, legs, toe nails, private parts.

 

REVISION AND WEEK 6 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 physical development;

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher explanation of physical development.

3. Stimulates discussion on obstacles of physical development;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussions on obstacles of physical development.

4. Leads pupils on what must be done to keep bodies well groomed.

Pupil’s Activities – List what must be done to keep bodies well groomed.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to – 

1. explain physical develop;

2. list five obstacles of physical development in youth

3. what must be done to keep bodies well groomed?

 

 

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