Meaning of Unbalanced Diet | Effects of Unbalanced Diet Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

Last Updated on January 23, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

AGRICULTURE

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 3

THEME – BASIC CONCEPTS IN AGRICULTURE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Importance of Balanced Diet Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

TOPIC – UNBALANCED DIET 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Unbalanced Diets

3. Effects of Eating a Balanced Diet

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. state the meaning of unbalanced diet.

2. state the effects of not eating a balanced diet.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOURS 

The pupils can define balanced diet.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictorial display of children suffering from kwashiorkor, goiter, knock/bow legs.

 

 

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

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display pictorial display of children with good health and children suffering from kwashiorkor, goiter, knock/bow legs for the pupils to examine and discuss nature of the two children.

Pupil’s Activities – Response to the teacher’s instructions.

Teacher’s remark – Balanced diet is very important for good health. One of the children is taken balanced diet and the other one is suffering from lack of balanced diet. Give a great cheer for active participation and discuss the meaning of unbalanced diet.

 

Copy as I write on the board

MEANING OF UNBALANCED DIET 

Unbalanced diets are the lack of adequate amounts of the nutrients in foods which are necessary for good health.

 

RECORDS OF BALANCED DIET AND UNBALANCED DIET 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Forms the list, state what makes up a balanced diet or unbalanced diet.

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Based on the chart used in Lesson 1, guide the pupils to discuss effects of unbalanced diet.

 

EFFECTS OF UNBALANCED DIET

The effects of unbalanced diet are –

1.  Stunted growth

2. Kwashiorkor or protein malnutrition

3. Goitre – Swelling neck

4. Rickets (bow leg) – soft and weak bones due to lack of vitamin D.

 

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. Forms the list, state what makes up a balanced diet or unbalanced diet.

Pupil’s Activities – Keep a record of all the food you eat in a day.

3. Discusses the effect of balanced and unbalanced diet.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify effects of not eating a balanced diet. Ask your teacher whether or not your diet is balanced or not.

4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

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

Meaning of Crops | Classes of Crops Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Agriculture

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to mention the effects of unbalanced diet on children’s growth.

 

WORKBOOK ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

1. _______________ are the lack of adequate amounts of the nutrients in foods which necessary for good health.

A. Balanced diets

B. Balanced foods

C. Unbalanced diets

 

2. _______________ are the adequate amounts of the nutrients in foods which are necessary for good health.

A. Balanced diets

 

 

B. Balanced foods

C. Unbalanced diets

 

3. Balanced diet is _______________ for the body.

A. Good

B. Bad

C. Fair

 

4. Unbalanced diet is _______________ for the body.

A. Good

B. Bad

C. Fair

 

5. _______________ is also known as protein malnutrition.

A. Rickets

B. Goitre

C. Kwashiorkor

 

6. _______________ is the softening and weakening of bones in children due to lack of vitamin D.

A. Rickets

B. Goitre

C. Kwashiorkor

 

7. Rickets _______________ is also known bow legs.

A. Rickets

B. Goitre

C. Kwashiorkor

 

8. Unbalanced diet affects _______________.

A. promotion

 

 

B. examination

C. growth

 

9. Delay in body’s development is caused by _______________.

A. balanced diet

B. unbalanced diet

C. vitamin D

 

10. To stay healthy, we need adequate _______________.

A. carbohydrates

B. proteins

C. diet.

 

 

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