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Common Illness in the Community Primary 3 (Basic 3)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Illness (Primary 3)

 

TOPIC – ILLNESS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Illness

3. Common Illness in the Community

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

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 common illnesses in their community.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify common illness.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Posters

2. Pictures showing people suffering from one illness or the other.

3. Pictures of some causes of common illnesses.

 

 

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  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Ask the pupils to state the common illness based on the previous assignment. Note each point mentioned by the pupils on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Headache, malaria, etc.

Teacher’s remark – A great cheer for quick response. Note each point mentioned by the pupils on the board.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

COMMON ILLNESSES IN THE COMMUNITY 

Illness is what makes people feel unwell. The following are the common illness –

1. Malaria

2. Dysentery

 

 

3. Diarrhea

4. Cholera

5. Headache

 

LESSON 2 – COMMON ILLNESSES IN THE COMMUNITY (CONTINUATION)

6. Toothache

7. Cough

8. Typhoid fever

9. Stomachache

10. Measles

12. Cold

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT 

Find out the symptoms of common illness in the community as mentioned in the previous assignment.

 

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. Uses of guided questions to find out the common illnesses pupils have suffered before.

Pupil’s Activities – Respond to questions.

3. Assigns pupils into group work to come up with other common illnesses.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the group discussion.

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

 

 

Symptoms of Common Illnesses in the Community (Primary 3)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. explain what illness is.

2. identify two common illnesses in their community.