Meaning of Illness (Primary 3)

 

 

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 – MEANING OF ILLNESS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Illness

 

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

Sickness and diseases

 

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

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks the pupils,

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

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.

 

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.

 

 

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:

explain what is illness.

 

 

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