Meaning of Harmful Substances | Examples of Harmful Substances | Harmful Substances that could be taken into the Body (Primary 2) – Home Economics

Last Updated on May 9, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

HOME ECONOMICS

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

THIRD TERM

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 2

THEME – HEALTHY LIVING 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Home Furnishings and Furnitures for Different Functional Rooms in a Home | Grouping According to Where They are Found | Weekly Assessment Primary 2 (Basic 2) – Home Economics

 

TOPIC – HARMFUL SUBSTANCES 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Harmful Substances and Types

3. Harmful Substances that could be taken into the Body

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. define harmful substance.

2. identify harmful substances that could be taken into the body.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify food or drink that are harmful to the body.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts, posters showing substances that are harmful to the body.

 

 

2. Charts and posters showing the following a drunkard or a smoker.

 

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 Activities – Display sample of good and rotten foods for the pupils to identify and discuss the benefits of eating good foods.

Pupil’s Activities – Good food makes us healthy.

Teacher’s Remark – Correct, good food makes grow well and healthy. But spoil food are harmful to our body and make us sick. Lead the pupils to define harmful substance with examples. Note the meaning and examples of harmful substance on the board.

 

MEANING OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES

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

 

 

HARMFUL SUBSTANCES THAT COULD BE TAKEN INTO THE BODY 

1. Rotten fruits

2. Under cooked food

3. Alcohol

4. Tobacco

5. Drug abuse

6. Expired drugs

7. Unripe fruits

8. Stale foods

 

ASSIGNMENT

Find out the effects of harmful substance to our body.

 

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. Display diagrams of harmful substances.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify harmful substance on the chart.

3. Discuss harmful substances that could be taken into the body.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the harmful substances harmful on the chart.

4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

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

Effects of Harmful Substances in the Body Primary 2 (Basic 2) – Home Economics

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. explain harmful substance.

 

 

2. mention five substances that are harmful to the body.

 

 

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