Personal Health and Hygiene III – Care of the Nails and Hair (Primary 1)

 

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 1

THEME – HEALTH EDUCATION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Health and Hygiene II – General Body Cleanliness – Teeth Brushing (Primary 1)

TOPIC – HEALTH AND HYGIENE – CARE OF THE NAILS AND HAIR 

LEARNING AREA

1. How to cut the nails

2. Ways of maintaining the Hair

3. Materials used in maintaining the hair

 

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. describe how to cut nails.

2. state ways of maintaining the hair.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Nails cutter and cutting or school hair styles.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Charts, Posters, Sponge, Water, Scissors/clippers, Chewing stick, Tooth brush and paste, Towels, Pomade, Slippers/shoes, Stocking, Blouses, Skirts and Shorts.

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays different materials used for taking care of nails and hair for pupils to identify and state each uses as stated below –

 

FINGERNAIL AND TOENAILS 

General body cleanliness also includes taking care our fingernails and toenails by cutting short and clean.

You can cut your fingernails and toenails using nail cut or razor blade but it safer using nail cutter.

Cutting nails prevents germs and bacteria.

 

 

HOW TO CUT NAILS 

1. Soft the nails – The best time to cut your nails is when they soften.

2. Choose the safest tools – nail cutter than razor blade.

3. Cut short and clean.

4. Ask for help to prevent injuries.

 

HAIR

Every once in a while, the boys should cut or trim their hair low and clean. While the girls do as the boys otherwise, should do the weekly hair style called by the health prefect.

Taking care of our hair prevents us from have headaches.

 

WAYS OF MAINTAINING THE HAIR

1. Always comb your hair.

2. Make use of your own comb.

3. Do not share your comb or use other people’s comb.

4. Cut your hair regularly to prevent hair disease and lice.

5. Water your hair with soap and clean water.

7. Keep your hair clean.

8. Wash your hair after loosing (girls).

9. Plate a simple hair style.

 

 

MATERIALS FOR MAINTAINING THE HAIR 

1. Clipper

2. Scissor

3. Comb with blade

4. Shaving stick

 

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. Ask pupils to show you their nails. Praise clean and well cut nails and instruct other with dirty and long nails to cut their fingernails and toenails.

Pupil’s Activities – Do as the teacher asked.

3. Guides the pupils through discussion on care of nails.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussion on the care of nails.

4. Ask pupils to touch their hairs. Praise clean and well haircut and style and instruct other with dirty and long hair to cut or plate their hair.

Pupil’s Activities – Do as the teacher asked.

 

 

5. Guides the pupils through discussion on care of hairs.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussion on the care of hairs.

 

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. describe how to cut the nails.

2. mention 4 tools used for cutting fingernails and toenails.

3. mention some ways of maintaining hair.

 

 

 

 

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