Meaning of Personal Health (Primary 6)

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

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 6

THEME – PERSONAL HEALTH

PREVIOUS LESSON – MEANING AND IMPORTANCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (PRIMARY 6)

TOPIC: MEANING OF PERSONAL HEALTH 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Importance of vision

2. Structure of the teeth

3. Dental problems and prevention

 

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. State the importance of vision.

2. Draw and label structure of the tooth.

3. List two dental problems and their prevention.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Diagram

2. Charts

3. Posters

 

 

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 

PERSONAL HEALTH 

Personal health is an individual healthy living which includes – eating balanced diet, regular exercise, drinking good and clean water, wearing clean clothes and maintaining personal cleanliness of the body.

 

PERSONAL HEALTH – VISION 

The eye is one of the important sense of organs. It is called the organ of sight. Without our eyes, we cannot see anything. They are  very delicate, and we should take good  care of them.

 

IMPORTANCE OF VISION 

We use our eyes to –

1. read,

2. see,

3. guard our things from being stolen, and

4. learn and to watch things, for example, the television and games.

 

DENTAL PROBLEMS AND PREVENTION 

PROBLEMS

1. Tooth decay

2. Toothache

3. Dirty teeth

 

PREVENTION

It is very important to keep our mouth/teeth clean to prevent tooth decay, toothache and dirty teeth by –

1. Clean the teeth at least twice a day.

2. Always brush your teeth up and down

3. Wash the mouth/teeth after each meal.

4. Rinse our mouth/teeth after eating.

5. Avoid eating taking too much of sweets and chewing gum.

6. Visit the dentist once a year for checkup.

 

STRUCTURE OF TEETH

 

 

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 discussion on importance of vision;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussion.

3. Guides the pupils through drawing and labeling the tooth.

Pupil’s Activities – Draw and label the tooth.

 

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. State two importance of vision.

2. Draw and label the tooth.

3. List any two dental problems and their prevention.

 

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