Meaning and Examples of Harmful Substances (Primary 2)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 2

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Ways of Preventing Drug Abuse (Primary 2)

TOPIC – HARMFUL SUBSTANCES 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Harmful Substances

3. Examples of Harmful Substances

 

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 harmful substances.

2. give examples of harmful substances.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Rotten foods and unripe fruits

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Pupils’ textbooks.

2. Real objects of harmful substances in their environment.

 

 

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 

IDENTIFICATION OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES – ROTTEN FOOD AND UNRIPE FRUITS 

Pupil’s Activities – Examine the bread and discuss the effects of eating the bread.

 

 

Pupil’s response – This is a spoil bread and it is not safe for eating.

Teacher’s remarks – CORRECT. The bread is not safe for eating and it can be harmful to our body system. Any food, water, fruit or drug that are not safe for eating, drinking or using are called harmful substances. Engages pupils to explain harmful substances.

 

MEANING OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES 

Harmful substances are food, water, fruits or drugs that are unfit for human consumption.

 

EXAMPLES OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES 

1. Stale foods

2. Poorly cooked foods

3. Rotten foods

4. Infested foods

5. Expired foods

6. Expired drugs

7. Unripe fruits

8. Impure water.

 

WAYS OF PREVENTING INTAKE OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES 

1. Avoid eating stale, poorly cooked, dirty and infested foods.

2. Avoid taking expired food/drugs.

3. Take only drugs that are prescribed by the doctor/physician.

 

 

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 the pupils in discussion to discover harmful substances when taken into human body.

Pupil’s Activities – Discover harmful substances when taken into human body.

3. Asks pupils to give examples of harmful substances.

Pupil’s Activities – Give examples of harmful substances.

Teacher’s Activities – Take pupils to local shops and markets to identify harmful substances in their environment.

 

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 harmful substances.

2. give two examples of harmful substances.

 

 

 

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