Meaning of Illness Primary 3 (Basic 3)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Ways of Helping Someone who has Abused Drugs/Medicines (Primary 3)

 

TOPIC – ILLNESS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Illness

3. 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 –

explain what illness is.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify common illness.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Posters

2. Pictures showing people suffering from one illness or the other.

 

 

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

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS 

Teacher’s Activities – Asks the pupils,

  • Have been to hospital?
  • If yes, why?

Pupil’s Expected Response – I’m sick, I’m not feeling well, I’m having headache, etc.

Teacher’s remark – When people are not feeling well, it means they are ill. Give a great cheer for quick response.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

MEANING OF ILLNESS 

 

 

Illness is when people are not feeling well.

 

LESSON 2 – LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT 

Find out 10 common illness in the community.

 

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. Uses of guided questions to find out the common illnesses pupils have suffered before.

Pupil’s Activities – Respond to questions.

3. Asks pupils, what is illness.

Pupil’s Activities – explain what illness.

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

Common Illness in the Community (Primary 3)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

 

 

Ask pupils to explain what is illness.

 

 

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