Heathy Living – Care for Food (Primary 2)

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

 

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PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 

PRIMARY 2

THEME – HEALTHY LIVING 

PREVIOUS LESSON –

TOPIC – CARE FOR FOOD 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Food Preservation

2. Reasons for Healthy Food Handling

3. Hygiene ways to Handle Food for Safety

 

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 meaning of food preservation.

2. explain the reasons for healthy food handling.

3. state the hygienic ways to handle food for safety.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Can food, freezing food, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Raw foods on display.

2. Chart of food storage and preservation facilities.

 

 

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 some raw foods (maize, cassava, meat or for the pupils to identify and mention ways of keeping the food from getting spoil.

Teacher’s Activities – Listen to the pupils and notes their points on the board.

Teacher’s Remark – Drying, smoking, etc. are are known as methods of preserving foods.

 

 

METHODS OF HANDLING LEFT OVER FOODS 

1. Drying

2. Smoking

3. Freezing

4. Fraying

5. Boiling

6. Airing

7. Salting

8. Packaging

 

MEANING OF FOOD PRESERVATION 

Food preservation is the ways of keeping food in good condition and from being damage.

 

REASONS FOR HEALTHY FOOD HANDLING 

To prevent food spoilage and waste.

2. To retain the colour, taste and nutritional value.

3. To prolong shelf life.

4. To reduce loss.

5. To increase food supply.

6. To prevent food contamination.

7. To make food available.

8. To save money.

 

 

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. Discusses ways of preventing food wastage.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention reasons for preventing food wastage.

3. Demonstrates the healthy ways of foods handling.

Pupil’s Activities – Practice how to cover their lunch packs.

4. Discusses methods of preserving foods.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention ways of preserving foods in their homes.

5. Demonstrates two method of preserving foods.

Pupil’s Activities – Practice two methods of preserving foods.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson –

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. explain the meaning of food preservation.

2. mention three reasons why we need to cover foods.

3. mention two methods of preserving foods.

 

 

 

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