Functions of the Different Food Nutrients in the Body and Ways of Using Each Foodstuff in Food (Primary 3)

 

HOME ECONOMICS 

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES 

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 11 

PRIMARY 3

THEME – FOOD AND NUTRITION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Different Types of Foodstuff in the Locality (Primary 3)

TOPIC – FOODSTUFF IN THE LOCALITY 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Functions of Each Foodstuff

3. Ways of Using Each Foodstuff in Food

 

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. identify different foodstuffs in the locality.

2. state the function of each food in the body.

3. explain the ways of using each foodstuff.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Foods

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Chart on different food stuffs.

2. Raw food stuffs e.g. yam, rice, orange, mango, carrot, millet, maize, meat, etc.

 

 

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 – Asks the pupils to state different kinds of foodstuffs in their locality.

 

FOODSTUFFS IN OUR LOCALITY 

1. Yam

2. Garri

4. Rice

5. Beans

6. Semolina

 

 

7. Potatoes

8. Irish potatoes

9. Meat, eggs, fish, crayfish, snails, etc.

10. Vegetables

11. Pepper

13. Fruits

14. etc.

 

FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT FOOD NUTRIENTS IN THE BODY 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks pupils to identify and discuss the functions of each foodstuff mentioned above –

1. Protein

  • To make us grow.

2. Carbohydrates

  • To give us energy.

3. Fats and oils

  • To keep us warm.

4. Vitamin

  • To fight against diseases.

5. Minerals

  • To build strong bones.

6. Water –

  • To regulate the body system.

 

WAYS OF USING THE FOODSTUFF IN FOOD PREPARATION 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discuss how to prepare some foodstuffs.

1. Yam

  • Boiling
  • Frying
  • Smoking

 

 

2. Rice

  • Boiling

3. Beans

  • Boiling

4. Semolina, etc.

 

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. Compiles a list of food named.

Pupil’s Activities – Bring food stuffs within their locality to class.

3. Discusses the functions of food nutrients e.g. protein for growth, carbohydrates for energy, fruits and vegetables for protection and repair of tissues.

4. Puts down some board summary.

Pupil’s Activities – Contribute to discussions on functions of food, ways of using foodstuffs.

 

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 – Revision and First Term Examination

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. name 10 local food stuff.

2. state one way of using any food stuff.

3. mention one function of any named food stuff.

 

 

 

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