Scheme of Work Second Term Home Economics Basic 6

Last Updated on October 6, 2018 by Alabi M. S.

SCHEME OF WORK

HOME ECONOMICS 

SECOND TERM

BASIC 6 

THEME: FOOD AND NUTRITION 

WEEK 1 

TOPIC – SIMPLE FOOD PRESERVATION AND STORAGE 

CONTENT

  1. Meaning of Food Preservation
  2. Meaning of Food Spoilage, waste and their Disadvantages
  3. Reasons for preserving Food
  4. Importance of Food Preservation 

WEEK 2

TOPIC – SIMPLE FOOD PRESERVATION AND STORAGE 

CONTENT

  1. List of Foods that should be preserved
  2. Common Methods of Food Preservation

WEEK 3

TOPIC – SIMPLE FOOD PRESERVATION AND STORAGE 

CONTENT

  • Common Methods of Food Preservation
  1. Smoking and its importance
  2. Salting and its importance
  3. Sun Drying and its importance
  4. Air Drying and its importance

WEEK 4

TOPIC – SIMPLE FOOD PRESERVATION AND STORAGE 

CONTENT

  • Common Methods of Food Preservation
  1. Freezing and Chilling and their difference
  2. Ways of preserving by chilling

WEEK 5

TOPIC – SIMPLE FOOD PRESERVATION AND STORAGE 

CONTENT

  1. Food Storage and Labelling
  2. Demonstrating Food Storage and Preservation 

THEME: HOME ACCIDENTS

WEEK 6

TOPIC – SAFETY IN THE HOME 

CONTENT

  1. Meaning of Home Accidents
  2. Types of Home Accidents
  3. Causes of Home Accidents

WEEK 7

TOPIC – SAFETY IN THE HOME 

CONTENT

  • Types of Home Accidents
  1. Falls
  2. Sprains
  3. Burns and Scalds
  4. Cuts
  5. Suffocation
  6. Poisoning
  7. Electric stocks
  8. Dislocation

WEEK 8

TOPIC – SAFETY IN THE HOME  

CONTENT

  • Prevention of Home Accidents – ways of avoiding home accidents are by not:
  1. Pouring water on the floor
  2. Keep knives in the plates for washing
  3. Dropping peels on the floor/ground
  4. Running behind the curtains
  5. Allowing children in the kitchen 

WEEK 9

TOPIC – PREVENTION OF SCHOOL ACCIDENTS 

CONTENT

  • Prevention of School Accidents
  1. Picking the broken bottles from the floor/ground
  2. Not playing with sharp objects
  3. Not running on a slippery floor
  4. Not jumping on the desks and benches
  • First Aid Box

THEME: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 

WEEK 10

TOPIC – INTRODUCTION TO MATURITY 

CONTENT

  • Meaning of Puberty and Maturity
  • Changes observed in the body – boys and girls
  • Signs of Puberty

WEEK 11

TOPIC – MENSTRUAL CIRCLE

CONTENT

  1. Meaning of Menstrual Circle
  2. Menstrual Hygiene

WEEK 12 – REVISION AND TEST 

WEEK 13 – EXAMINATION 

 

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