Training the Population to be Healthy and Productive – Labour Force 

Last Updated on January 12, 2019 by Alabi M. S.

SOCIAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: Training the Population to be Healthy and Productive – Labour Force 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  1. What labour force means.
  2. Identify areas where labour is required in the community.
  3. Explain why the population must be trained to become a healthy labour force.
  4. List four ways to train the population to become healthy labour force.
  5. Identify four ways through which aids affect the labour force.

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned resources utilization.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Charts showing people working in farms, offices, hospitals, etc.
  2. Charts showing people affected by sexually transmitted infections/AIDS.

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 Material
  5. Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LABOUR FORCE means all the people in the country who are of the right age to work.

WHERE LABOUR FORCE ARE REQUIRED? 

  1. Farm
  2. Schools
  3. Hospitals
  4. Government offices, etc. 

WHY THE POPULATION MUST BE TRAINED TO BECOME HEALTHY LABOUR FORCE 

  1. To make the population strong and healthy.
  2. To increase productivity.
  3. To reduce money spent treating diseases.

HOW TO TRAIN THE POPULATION TO BECOME A HEALTHY LABOUR FORCE 

  1. Education on healthy living, e.g. proper feeding  relaxation, etc.
  2. Organizing on – the – job training programmes on sexually transmitted infections education.
  3. Adult education programmes on AIDS.
  4. Mass literacy campaign on sexually transmitted infections and aids.
  5. Use of health extension worker. 

WAYS THROUGH WHICH SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS/AIDS AFFECTS THE LABOUR FORCE

  1. Reduction in productivity
  2. Poor performance
  3. Ill health
  4. Stigmatization
  5. Low moral
  6. Low self esteem
  7. Reduction of manpower through death

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. Leads class discussion.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and explain labour force.
  4. Organizes pupils to role play various jobs in the community.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Role play the various in the locality.
  6. Guides the pupils to identify and list ways to train the population to become a healthy labour force and ways through which sexually transmitted infections and aids affect the labour force.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Identify and list ways to train the population to become a healthy labour force and ways through which sexually transmitted infections and aids affect the labour force.
  8. Guides and supervise pupil’s activities.

CONCLUSION

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

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. Explain what labour force is.
  2. State three areas where labour force is required in community.
  3. List four ways to train the population to become healthy.
  4. Explain two reasons why population must be trained to become healthy.
  5. Identify four ways through which sexually transmitted infections and AIDS affect the labour force.

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