Effects of Drug Abuse (Primary 3)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 4 

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

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

TOPIC – DRUG ABUSE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Guest Speaker Speech on the Effects of 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 –

1. explain the meaning of drug abuse.

2. mention dangers of drug abuse.

 

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 remark – A lot of people in our society are still abusing drugs despite the negative effects on them. What are these negative effects of drugs abuse?

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion on the Effects of Drug Abuse.

 

 

GUEST SPEAKER 

Invites resource persons to talk on the effects of drugs.

 

DANGERS OF DRUG ABUSE 

Drug abuse is the use of drugs without the advice of a qualified doctor or pharmacist.

The effects or the dangers of drug abuse are –

1. Mental illness

2. Blindness

3. Lung disease

4. Accident

5. Addiction

6. Dropout of school

7. Poor performance in school

8. Violence in the family

9. Poor relationships with other people and family

9. Paralysis (inability to walk)

10. Death, etc.

 

 

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. Organises class discussion on drug abuse and its effects.

Pupil’s Activities – List effects involved in drug abuse.

3. Invites resource persons to talk on the effects of drugs.

Pupil’s Activities – Respond to resource persons’ questions as well as ask their own questions.

 

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. explain the meaning of drug abuse.

2. mention 5 effects of drug abuse.

 

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