Categories of Drugs – Legal, Social Acceptable and Illegal Drugs (Primary 2)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 2

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Drugs (Primary 2)

TOPIC – DRUG 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Drug

2. Categories of Drugs

 

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 the meaning of drugs.

2. mention the categories of drugs.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Drugs

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Pupils’ textbook.

2. Pictures or photographs that show different categories of drugs.

 

 

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 

Drugs are any substance other than food which when taken can change the body function.

Some drugs are used for treatment, prevention or cure for sickness or diseases.

Drugs can be inform of liquid (toxic, injections, creams or drips), solid (tables) and gas (inhalers).

 

CATEGORIES OF DRUGS 

1. Legal Drugs 

These are drugs that approved, recommended and prescribed by the doctor. Examples are valium 5, chloroquine and augmentin.

 

2. Socially Acceptable Drugs 

These are commonly used drugs without doctor’s prescription. The drugs are used for pain and headaches. Examples are paracetamol, cough syrup, etc. The are approved drugs.

 

 3. Illegal Drugs 

These drugs are not approved by the law. The government forbids people from using them. For example, heroin and Cocaine. The arrest and punish whoever caught with these drugs.

 

 

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 the meaning of drug.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

3. Asks questions to lead pupils to list categories of drugs.

Pupil’s Activities – Answer the teacher’s questions and asks questions too.

 

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 the meaning of drugs.

2. mention categories of drugs.

 

 

 

 

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