THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES
PREVIOUS LESSON – Ways of Helping Someone who has Abused Drugs/Medicines (Primary 3)
TOPIC – MEANING OF ILLNESS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning of Illness
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.
Sickness and diseases
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks the pupils,
Expected response – I’m sick, I’m not feeling well, I’m having headache, etc.
Teacher’s activities – Listen to the pupils.
Teacher’s remark – Whatever the reasons, it means you are ill or having illness. What is ILLNESS?
MEANING OF ILLNESS
Illness is when people are not feeling well.
Find out 10 common illness in the community.
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.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
explain what is illness.