Importance of Food JSS 1 (Basic 7) – Physical and Health Education

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM

WEEK 2

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

THEME: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 

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TOPIC – IMPORTANCE OF FOOD 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Importance of Food

3. Revision and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

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

1. state the importance of food.

2. group foods according to their types.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The students can state the importance of food.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts

 

 

2. Pictures

3. Poster

4. Textbooks

 

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  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION

Foods are solid or liquid substances that gives essential nutrients to the body.

 

TYPES OF FOOD

1. Vegetables – Tomato, cabbage, okro, pepper, onion, carrot, etc.

2. Fruits – Orange, mango, pawpaw, apple, pineapple, banana, etc.

 

 

3. Grains, legumes, nuts and seeds – Rice, wheat, beans, maize, guinea corn, millets, breads, pasta, noodles, etc.

4. Meat and poultry – Cow, goat, chicken, eggs, etc.

6. Seafood – Fish, crab, crayfish, etc.

6. Dairy foods – Milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or alternatives.

 

LESSON 2 – IMPORTANCE OF FOOD

1. It eliminates hunger

2. It provides energy.

3. It enhances growth.

4. It increases the body’s resistance to diseases.

5. It ensures recovery from illness.

6. It is used for entertainment.

7. It is used as a source of income.

 

LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

 

ASSIGNMENT

Find out the meaning of athletics.

 

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 students some questions; then, the teacher –

2. Asks students to mention different food in their locality and guide them to group according to type.

 

 

Students Activities – Mention common food their locality and participate in food grouping.

3. Explains the importance of food to students.

Student’s Activities –

  • listens to the teacher’s explanation.
  • ask teacher questions.
  • answer questions.

4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Student’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.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask students to –

1. explain the meaning of food.

2. name two foods that they like to eat.

3. state any five importance of food.

 

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