Health Issues – Personal Hygiene (Clothes) Primary 4

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 4

PREVIOUS LESSON – Attitudes to Accidents Victims (Primary 4)

THEME – HEALTH ISSUES (PERSONAL HYGIENE) 

TOPIC: PERSONAL HYGIENE (CLOTHES) 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of clothes

2. Reasons people wear clothes

 

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:

1. Explain why we wear clothes.

2. Explain how to keep our clothes clean.

3. Demonstrate how to keep their clothes cleans.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

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. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

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.

 

WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

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 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.

 

CONCLUSION

  • 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.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. What is personal hygiene?

2. Explain why we wear clothes.

3. Explain and demonstrate how to keep dirty clothes clean.