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

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Effects of Drug Abuse (Primary 3)

TOPIC – DRUG ABUSE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Guest Speaker Speech

3. Songs, Rhymes, Poems or Drama to Discourage Drug Abuse

 

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 helping someone who has abused drugs.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Based on the previous lesson – Ways of Knowing Someone Who has Abused Drugs (Primary 3), ask the pupils to state ways of knowing who has abused drugs.

Allows the guest speaker to give talks on:

  • How to identify someone who has misused drugs.
  • How to help someone who has misused drugs/medicines.

 

 

WAYS OF HELPING SOMEONE WHO HAS ABUSED DRUGS/MEDICINES 

1. Reporting any change of behaviour to parents, teacher and other adults.

2. Seeking medical attention

3. Always keep the person under strict watch.

4. Pray for them.

 

SONGS, RHYMES, POEMS OR DRAMA TO DISCOURAGE DRUG ABUSE 

Time is consuming.

I struggle removing temptation and sorrow for a better tomorrow.

I’m tired of losing in hopes that I’ll find some peace in my mind.

Distorted perception, thoughts of deception, memories that are haunting of the drug I’m still wanting.

 

To continue, Visit – family and friends poems

 

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. Invites resource persons to give talks on:

  • How to identify someone who has misused drugs.
  • How to help someone who has misused drugs/medicines.

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

3. Teaches pupils songs and rhymes that discourage drug abuse.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Sing songs.
  • Recite poems/rhymes.

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Dramatize caring for people who have abused drugs.

 

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 two ways to identify someone who has abused drugs and ways of helping such people.

 

 

 

 

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