The Importance to Foods to our Growth (Primary 2)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 2

THEME – FAMILY AS A BASIC UNIT OF SOCIETY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Why we eat together as a Family (Primary 2)

TOPIC – IMPORTANCE TO OUR GROWTH 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Importance to Foods to our Growth

 

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. mention the nutrients in the foods we take.

2. mention the importance of food to our growth.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Types of food

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Pupils’ textbook

2. Pictures showing groups of food and their nutrients.

3. Real objects of food from their locality.

 

 

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 – Review of the previous lesson – The Nutrients in the Foods we eat (Primary 2) and discuss their importance to growth.

 

THE NUTRIENTS IN THE FOODS WE EAT

The Nutrients in the food we take are:

1. Carbohydrates

2. Proteins

3. Vitamins

 

 

4. Fats and Oil

5. Minerals

6. Water

 

IMPORTANCE TO FOOD TO OUR GROWTH

1. It builds the body.

2. It is growth and repair of body tissue.

3. It gives energy to the body.

4. It protects the body against diseases.

 

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 the pupils through guided questions to say the nutrients we get from different foods e.g.

  • Carbohydrate (Yam/Bread)
  • Protein (Meat/Fish/Egg)
  • Vitamins (Fruits/Vegetables)
  • Fats and oil (Butter/Cheese), etc.

Pupil’s Activities – Pupils draw different types of food and say the importance to growth.

3. Guides the pupils to identify the functions of the nutrients in food we take:

  • Carbohydrate supplies energy to the body.
  • Protein to build our body.
  • Vitamin to keep our body healthy.
  • Fat and oil to provide heat and energy.

Pupil’s Activities – Respond to the teachers questions on the topic.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Revision and Examination

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

mention the importance of food to our growth.

 

 

 

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