The Nutrients in the Foods we eat (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 – NUTRIENTS IN THE FOODS WE EAT AND THEIR IMPORTANCE TO GROWTH 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. The Nutrients in the Foods we eat

 

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 the nutrients in the foods we take.

 

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 Activities – Asks the pupils to define food.

Pupil’s Activities – Food is what we eat and drink that makes us grow.

Teacher’s Remark – What make us grow in foods are called food nutrients and can be classified as follows –

 

 

THE NUTRIENTS IN THE FOODS WE EAT

The Nutrients in the food we take are:

1. Carbohydrates 

Carbohydrates are foods that supply heat and energy to play.

For example – bread, eba, amala, fufu rice, noodles, bread and other products that have grains.

 

2. Protein 

Proteins are foods that build the body and repair body tissue.

For example – rice, beans, dairy products, fish, meat, eggs.

 

3. Vitamins

Vitamins are foods that help to fight against diseases in the body.

For example – fruits and vegetables

 

4. Fats and Oil

Fat and oil are foods that keep the warm and give energy to the body.

They are found in foods like meat, fish, whole eggs, vegetables, nuts.

 

5. Mineral 

Minerals are Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc. Minerals can be found meat, fish, poultry, grains.

 

6. Water 

Water support life and needed on regular basis.

 

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
  • Protein
  • Vitamins
  • Fats and oil, etc.

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

 

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:

list three types of Nigerian foods and identify the nutrients in listed food.

 

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