Meaning (Examples) Diseases or Illness Nursery 1 (Age 3) – Health Habits

 

HEALTH HABITS 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 1

NURSERY 1

THEME – DISEASE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Nursery 1 – Age 3 | Nursery 2 – Age 4 | Kindergarten – Age 3 Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Notes

 

TOPIC – DISEASES 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Disease and Illness

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. say the meaning of illness.

2. mention examples of illness.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The children

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictures or chart showing people with wound or sick people.

 

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

MEANING OF DISEASE OR ILLNESS 

Illness is when you are sick.

Illness is also when you feel unwell.

Note – Based on the level of the children, make the meaning as simple as you can. And let’s assume disease and illness are same. 

 

EXAMPLES OF ILLNESS OR DISEASES 

 

1. Fever

2. Headache

 

LESSON 2 – CONTINUATION

3. Cough

4. Malaria

5. Stooling

6. Chicken pox

7. Polio, etc.

 

Note – Always refer child(ren) for treatment when necessary to appropriate health centre. 

 

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. Displays chart doctors and nurses with different patients.

3. Displays chart showing sick people.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Identify doctors and nurses with sick people.

3. Uses chart to explain and give examples of Illness.

Pupil’s Activities – Say the meaning of Illness with examples.

 

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 pupils to:

1. say the meaning of illness.

2. mention examples of illness.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ________ is when you are sick.

A. Illness

B. Happy

 

2. Sickness make people ________.

A. Sad

B. Happy

 

3. ________ causes pain in the body.

 

A. Illness

B. Happy

 

4. Cough is a sickness.

A. Yes

B. No

 

5. Where should we go when we sick ?

A. Home

B. Hospital

 

 

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