Meaning of Drug Abuse | Methods of taken Drugs into the Body Primary 3 (Basic 3)

Last Updated on January 20, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Revision (Summary) of First Term’s Work Social Studies Primary 3 (Basic 3)

 

TOPIC – DRUG ABUSE 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Drug Abuse

3. Methods of taken Drugs into the Body

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

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 drug abuse.

2. state the ways by which drugs/medicines are taken into the body.

3. differentiate between normal use of drug and abnormal use of drugs.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify and differentiate between traditional and modern drugs.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts/posters illustrating some methods of taking medicines.

2. Resource person

3. Charts of health centres and health personnel

4. Posters showing a drug addict.

 

 

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 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display charts showing drugs taken by swallow, drinking, inhale and injection for the pupils to identify and describe the mode of taken these drugs.

Pupil’s Activities – Tablets are swallow drugs, liquid drugs are for drinking, etc.

Teacher’s remark – A great cheer for quick response, continue the discussion on the mode of taken drugs and note the points on the board.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

MEANING AND METHODS OF TAKEN DRUGS

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

Drugs are taken by –

1. Swallow

 

 

2. Drinking

3. Inhale

4. Injection

 

Teacher’s remark – When drugs taken drugs by swallowing, drinking or inhaling are recommended and taken by the doctors or any professional health workers prescription, that’s is good and ok. But, when these drugs are not, it is called drug abuse.

There is no drugs that cannot be abuse.

 

ASSIGNMENT

Find out the meaning of drug abuse.

 

LESSON 2 – GUEST SPEAKER 

Teacher’s Activities – Invites resource persons to give talks on drug abuse.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the guest speaker, ask and answer questions.

Teacher’s remark – For active participation, give a great cheer. Summary the lesson on the board.

 

Note – The Head Teacher, Assistance Head Teacher or any members of the school’s staff can also post as guest speaker.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

MEANING OF DRUG ABUSE

Drug abuse is the use of drugs without the advice of a qualified doctors.

Drug abuse is also known as wrong use of 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 class discussion on methods of taking drugs/medicines into the body (swallowing, drinking, inhaling).

3. Asks pupils to describe ways they have been taking medicines/drugs.

Pupil’s Activities – Describe ways of taking medicines/drugs.

4. Invites resource persons to give talks on drug abuse.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the guest speaker, ask and answer questions.

 

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

Ways of Knowing Someone Who has Abused Drugs (Primary 3)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. state the meaning of drug abuse.

2. list three ways by which drugs/medicines are taken into the body.

 

 

WORKBOOK ASSESSMENT 

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

1. ____________ is a swallow drug.

A. Blood tonic

B. Paracetamol

C. Inhaler

 

2. ____________ is a drinking drug.

A. Blood tonic

 

 

B. Paracetamol

C. Inhaler

 

3. ____________ is a inhaler drug.

A. Blood tonic

B. Paracetamol

C. Inhaler

 

4. Injection is a drug administer by ____________.

A. doctor

B. parent

C. teacher

 

5. ____________ is the use of drugs without the advice of a qualified doctors.

A. Drug use

B. Drug abuse

C. Drug taken

 

6. Drug abuse is also known as ____________.

A. right use of drug

B. wrong use of drug

C. mode of taken drug

 

Write 4 mode of taken drugs.

 

7. ________________________

 

8. ________________________

 

9. ________________________

 

10. ________________________

 

 

 

 

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