Spread of Diseases (Primary 4)

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

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME: PATHOGENS, DISEASES AND THEIR PREVENTION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – MEANING AND TYPES OF PATHOGENS AND DISEASES (Primary 4)

TOPIC – SPREAD OF DISEASES 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Spread of Diseases (Meaning)

2. Ways by Which Diseases are Spread

3. Examples of Diseases Spread by Air, Food, Insect and Body Contact

 

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. Explain spread of diseases.

2. List 4 ways by which diseases are spread.

3. State one example each of diseases spread by air, food, insect and body contact.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Charts

Posters

Flip charts

 

 

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

Course Book – Fitness and Fun, A Physical and Health Education Course for Primary School 4

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant links 

Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Physical and Health Education Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

Scheme of Work Third Term Physical and Health Education Basic 4

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

SPREAD OF DISEASES 

The spread of disease are the ways through which disease goes from one person to another.

Diseases can also be contracted from animals around us, insect bites and through the food that we eat.

 

WAYS THROUGH WHICH DISEASES ARE SPREAD 

Diseases are spread through the following ways:

1. Air

2. Food

3. Body Contact

4. Insects

5. Water

 

LESSON TWO – REVISION AND WEEK 6 ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

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 spread of diseases;

Pupil’s Activities – Explain what is spreading of diseases.

3. Discusses ways diseases are spread and gives specific examples;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussion on ways diseases are spread and gives specific examples.

4. Questions and answers;

Pupil’s Activities – Listen, ask and answer questions.

 

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 transmission of diseases.

2. List 4 ways by which diseases are spread.

3. Give one example each from ways diseases are spread.

 

 

 

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