Prevention of Common Illnesses in the Community (Primary 3)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Causes of Common Illnesses like Dysentery or Diarrhoea (Primary 3)

TOPIC – COMMON ILLNESS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Prevention of Common Illnesses in the Community

 

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 –

mention ways of preventing common illnesses.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Pictures of clean environment.

 

 

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 – Based on the previous week’s assignment, ask each group the pupils to state how to prevent common illness in the community and note their points on the board.

 

PREVENTION OF COMMON ILLNESSES 

1. Cleaning of one’s environment.

2. Eating balanced diet.

3. Regular medical checkup.

4. Avoid taken drugs with doctor’s prescription.

 

 

5. Uses drugs as prescribed.

6. Wash your hands before eating.

7. Wash fruits before eating.

9. Eat well cooked food.

10. Dispose waste properly.

 

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 pupils to find out how common illnesses can be prevented in the community.

3. Uses guided questions to generate more ways of preventing common illnesses.

Pupil’s Activities – Find out ways of preventing common illnesses from the community and report to the class.

 

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:

mention three ways of preventing common illnesses.

 

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