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Prevention of illness (Nursery 1 – Age 3)

 

 

HEALTH HABITS 

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 4 

NURSERY 1

THEME – DISEASE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Care for the ill (Nursery 1 – Age 3)

TOPIC – PREVENTION OF ILLNESS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Prevention of illness

 

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 –

state how to prevent illness.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Cleanliness

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Chart showing clean environment

 

 

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 ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Review the children’s early morning activities before school such as brushing their teeth and bathing and tell them, these are some of the ways to prevent illness.

Discuss personal hygiene with the children and how to prevent illness.

 

HOW TO PREVENT ILLNESS 

1. Cleanliness

2. Immunizations

 

 

3. Live in are and cool house

4. Take ORT/SS Solution

5. Use insecticides and pesticides

6. Use treated mosquito net

7. Deworm

8. Wash our hands before and after meal.

 

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. Tells the children how to prevent illness.

Pupil’s Activities – State how to prevent illness.

 

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:

Answer the following questions.

1. We brush our _____________ and take _____________ before school.

A. teeth, bath

B. food, drink

 

2. We must brush our teeth every _____________ before meal and _____________ after meal.

A. morning, night

B. morning, afternoon

 

 

3. Wash our hands _____________ and _____________ meal.

A. before, after

B. after, before

 

4. Insecticide is used to control mosquito.

A. True

B. False

 

5. Insecticide is used to control rats.

A. True

B. False