Meaning of Drug Abuse and Types of Drug Abuse (Primary 2)

Last Updated on September 17, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 2

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Categories of Drugs – Legal, Social Acceptable and Illegal Drugs (Primary 2)

TOPIC – DRUG ABUSE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Drug Abuse

3. Types of Drug Abuse

 

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 the meaning of drug abuse.

2. state the types of drug abuse.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Drugs

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Pupils’ textbooks.

2. Posters on war against drug abuse.

 

 

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 – Ways of Knowing Someone Who has Abused Drugs (Primary 3)

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s activities – Creates activities or tells pupils story on the misuse or wrong use of drugs.

 

 

MEANING OF DRUG ABUSE 

Drug abuse is the use of drugs without the advice of a qualified doctor or pharmacist. Drug abuse is also known as wrong use of drugs.

When you don’t use drugs without doctor’s advice or you don’t follow the doctor’s advice on a prescribed drugs, you are abusing the drugs. Taking an illegal drugs are also known as drug abuse.

Drug abuse are not limited to tablets, toxic, etc. but include alcohol, palm wine, kolanut, salt, etc. are drugs.

 

TYPES OF DRUGS COMMONLY ABUSE

The types of drugs that are commonly abuse are as follows –

1. Prescription Drugs

2. Alcohol

3. Heroin

4. Cocaine

5. Marijuana

6. Inhalants

 

 

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. Organises class discussion on drug abuse.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussion.

3. Guides pupil’s to identify types of drugs commonly abuse in their locality.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify types of drugs commonly abuse in their locality.

 

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:

1. explain the meaning of drug abuse.

2. state 2 types commonly drugs abuse.