Meaning and Types of Drugs (Primary 3)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 8 

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Objects used in Marriage (Primary 3)

TOPIC – DRUGS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Drug

3. Types of 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 drugs.

2. state the types of 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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

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

Note – The pupils might identified the drugs displayed as medicine, drug, tablet, ogun, etc., all are welcome.

Listen to them and support their points.

 

 

MEANING OF DRUGS 

Drugs are any substance other than food which when taken can change the body function.

Drugs can be inform of liquid (toxic, injections, creams or drips), solid (tables) and gas (inhalers).

Some drugs are used for treatment, prevention or cure for sickness or diseases.

 

TYPES OF DRUGS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Displays sample or chart traditional and modern drugs for pupils to identify and differentiate by describing with examples.

Teacher’s remark – Drugs can be naturally or chemical drugs and classified as –

1. Modern drugs

2. Traditional drugs

 

LESSON EVALUATION/EVALUATION 

Find out 10 for each, examples of –

1. Modern drugs

2. Traditional drugs

 

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 to identify and explain the meaning of drug.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and explain the meaning of drug.

3. Classify the drugs as modern and traditional drugs.

Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between modern and traditional drugs.

 

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. differentiate between modern and traditional drugs.

 

 

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