Ways of Knowing Someone Who has Abused Drugs (Primary 3)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 3 

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Drug Abuse – Methods of taken Drugs into the Body (Primary 3)

TOPIC – DRUG ABUSE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Drugs that are Commonly Abused

3. Ways of Knowing Someone Who has Abused Drugs

4. A Short Drama

 

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 –

1. state the meaning of drug abuse.

2. recognise someone who has abused drugs/medicines.

 

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 class – primary 2 (drugs commonly abused), guide the pupils to recall and state drugs that are commonly abused.

 

DRUGS THAT ARE COMMONLY ABUSED 

The types of drugs that are commonly abuse are as follows –

1. Prescription Drugs

2. Alcohol

3. Palm wine

 

 

4. Heroin

5. Cocaine

6. Marijuana

7. Inhalants such taba (tobacco leaf).

 

WAYS OF KNOWING SOMEONE WHO HAS ABUSED DRUGS 

1. Untidy appearance

2. Drunken behaviour

3. Frequent fighting

4. Disobedience

5. Convulsion

6. Inattentiveness

7. Having frequent accidents.

 

A SHORT DRAMA 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate the behaviours of people that abused certain drugs.

 

 

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. Asks the pupils to state the behaviours of people that abused drugs as palm wine, beer, cigarette, Marijuana, etc.

Pupil’s Activities – state and demonstrate the behaviours of people that abused drugs as palm wine, beer, cigarette, Marijuana, etc.

 

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:

1. state the meaning of drug abuse.

2. list three ways by which drugs/medicines are taken into the body.

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

 

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