Identification of Modern Drugs – Meaning and Types of Modern Drugs (Primary 3)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Types of Drugs (Primary 3)

TOPIC – MODERN DRUGS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Modern Drug

3. Types of Modern 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. identify and explain the meaning of modern drugs.

2. state the types of modern 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  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays sample or chart showing some approved modern drugs commonly used in our community for pupils identify and describe.

Listen to them and support their points.

 

 

MODERN DRUGS 

Modern drugs are man made drugs and chemical in nature.

These are produced by mixing chemical compounds together e.g. cough syrup, panadol, etc.

These are usually produced by pharmaceutical companies under licence.

 

EXAMPLES OF MODERN DRUGS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Based on the given assignment, asks the pupils to state the examples of modern drugs.

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6. etc.

 

LESSON TWO – TYPES OF MODERN DRUGS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays sample or chart showing modern drugs in liquid, solid and gas for pupils to identify and differentiate.

Teacher’s remark – Modern drugs are in form of –

1. Liquid Drugs

  • Toxic
  • Injections
  • Creams
  • Drips

 

 

2. Solid Drugs

  • Tablet

 

3. Gas

  • Inhalers

 

EXCURSION

A Visit to a pharmaceutical company and experience how different types of drugs are made and their uses.

 

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. Collects and brings samples of drugs to the class;

Pupil’s Activities – Make a list of modern drugs.

3. Arranges class visit to a pharmaceutical company;

Pupil’s Activities – Visit a pharmaceutical company and experience how drugs are made.

 

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. identify and explain the meaning of drugs.

2. state 3 types of modern drugs with examples.

 

 

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