Drug Use and Abuse – Normal Use of Drugs and Abnormal Use of Drugs – Effects of Normal and Abnormal Use of Drugs (Primary 6)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 3

THEME –

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning (Types) of Drugs – Synthetic and Naturally Occurring Drugs (Primary 6)

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: DRUGS USE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning (Effects) of Normal Use of Drugs

2. Meaning (Effects) of Abnormal Use of Drugs

Drugs that are allowed to be used or taken are controlled drugs.

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

list some normal use of controlled drugs.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Meaning and Types of Drug

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

sample of naturally occurring and synthetic drugs.

 

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

MacMillan Basic Science and Technology Book 6

Metropolitan Foundations of Basic Science and Technology Basic 6

All Relevant Materials

Alternative Method – Drug Use and Abuse – Meaning (Effects) of Normal Use of Drugs – Meaning (Effects) of Abnormal Use of Drugs ASEI PDSI METHOD (Primary 6)

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON ONE – NORMAL USE OF DRUG 

These are drugs used in accordance with doctor prescription. These are naturally occurring drugs and synthetic drugs.

 

EFFECTS OF NORMAL USE OF DRUGS

Drug use make people:

1. Heathy and fit

2. Active and strong

3. Live long

4. Sleep well

5. Results in excitement and joy.

 

 

LESSON TWO – ABNORMAL USE OF DRUG

These are drugs used without doctor’s prescription.

 

EFFECTS OF ABNORMAL USE OF DRUGS

Drug abuse can cause any of the following:

1. Blindness

2. Loss of weight

3. Paralysis

4. Mental sickness

5. Heart attack

6. Death

 

LESSON THREE – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT/ASSIGNMENT 

As stated in the 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. Guides class discussions on the effects of drug use and abuse;

Pupil’s Activities – Educate others against drug abuse; Make posters for complaining against drug abuse.

3. Tells children stories about people who abuse drugs;

4. Arranges for guess talk on drug use and abuse;

Pupil’s Activities – Listen and learn from the stories and guest talk; Tell some stories about victims of drugs about abuse.

5. Produces drama sketches on drug use and abuse;

Pupil’s Activities – Dramatize the effects of drug abuse.

6. Summarizes the points on the board.

7. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Note taking.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

1. _______________ is the drug prescribed by doctors or pharmacists.

A. Drug Abuse

B. Drug Use

C. Bad use of drugs

 

2. _______________ is the drug not prescribed by doctors or pharmacists.

A. Drug Abuse

B. Drug Use

C. Good use of drugs

 

 

3. Differentiate between drugs use and drug abuse is

___________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

 

Mention 2 effects of drug abuse on family.

4. ___________________________________________________________

5. ___________________________________________________________

 

Mention 2 effects of drug abuse on family.

6. ___________________________________________________________

7. ___________________________________________________________

 

Mention 3 effects of drug abuse on the society.

8. ___________________________________________________________

9. ___________________________________________________________

10. ___________________________________________________________

 

 

 

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