RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
PREVIOUS LESSON – Attitudes to Accidents Victims (Primary 4)
THEME – HEALTH ISSUES (PERSONAL HYGIENE)
TOPIC: PERSONAL HYGIENE (CLOTHES)
1. Meaning of clothes
2. Reasons people wear clothes
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. Explain why we wear clothes.
2. Explain how to keep our clothes clean.
3. Demonstrate how to keep their clothes cleans.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Charts on the reasons we wear clothes.
2. Samples and pictures of different types of clothes.
3. Detergent soap and water.
4. Dirt clothes.
5. Pressing iron.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Civic Education Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6 Link
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION
Health Issues – Child health is a state of physical, mental, intellectual, social and emotional well-being and not merely the absence of disease.
Hygiene is a series of practices performed to preserve health. According to the World Health Organization, “Hygiene refers to conditions and practices that help to maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases.”
Personal hygiene refers to maintaining the body’s cleanliness.
PERSONAL HYGIENE (Clothes)
Personal hygiene is the total cleanliness of the body and other materials used for human body – clothes.
REASONS FOR WEARING CLOTHES
Clothes cover our nakedness:
1. To make us look neat and pretty.
2. To keep our body warm.
3. To protect body from injuries.
4. To make us look attractive.
LESSON TWO – HOW TO KEEP OUR CLOTHES CLEAN?
1. Wash clothes with soap and water, spread them to dry.
2. White clothes should not be washed with coloured ones.
3. Iron our wash clothes with pressing iron.
As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation.
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 probing questions to lead the class to discover why we wear clothes;
Pupil’s Activities – Answer teacher’s questions.
3. Inspects pupil’s clothes and points out those who are dirty;
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss with one another reasons to wear clean clothes.
4. Asks pupils how they wash their clothes.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – types of clothes suitable under different weathers.
1. What is personal hygiene?
2. Explain why we wear clothes.
3. Explain and demonstrate how to keep dirty clothes clean.