Security Colours and Their Meaning (Primary 1)

 

SECURITY EDUCATION

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 5 

PRIMARY 1

THEME – ELEMENTS OF SECURITY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Examples of Security Alert Signs (Primary 1)

TOPIC – SECURITY COLOURS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Security Colours and Their Meaning

 

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 –

identify security colours – red, yellow, blue, green and orange.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Safety

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Chart showing different security alert signs.

 

 

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 QUESTIONS 

Teacher’s Activities – Display objects with different colours for the pupils to identify these colours. Suppose them in the area of difficulty.

Pupil’s Expected Response – Red, blue, yellow, etc.

 

 

Teacher’s Remark – In security, colours are used to send signals of places where is danger and places where is no danger, where you are to stop and wait a little while before you go.

The colours are used on the roads for controlling traffic and for safe crossing. They are used by vehicles for sending signal to other vehicles, etc.

 

MEANING OF SECURITY COLOURS 

Security colours are tools used to send signals of places where is a danger. There are 5 main colours – red, orange, yellow, blue and green.

 

SECURITY COLOURS 

   COLOUR                MEANING 

1. Red                        Severe – risk

2. Orange                  High – risk

3. Yellow                   Elevated – significant risk

4. Blue                       Guarded – general risk

5. Green                    Low – risk

 

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. Guides pupils to identify security colours.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify security colours.

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discussion on the meaning of security colours.

 

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:

identify 5 security colours.

1. _________________

2. _________________

3. _________________

4. _________________

5. _________________

 

Match the following colours with their meaning.

6. Green                        Severe – risk

7. Green                        High – risk

 

 

8. Blue                           Elevated – significant risk

9. Red                            Guarded – general risk

10. Orange                    Low – risk

 

 

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