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Meaning of First Aid | Meaning of First Aid Box | Uses of First Aid Box Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Home Economics

 

HOME ECONOMICS

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES 

SECOND TERM 

PRIMARY 6

WEEK 9 – MEANING, CONTENT AND USES OF FIRST BOX

PREVIOUS LESSON – Prevention of Home and School Accidents (Primary 6)

 

TOPIC – FIRST AID 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of First Aid

3. Meaning of First Aid Box

4. Uses of First Aid Box

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. describe first aid.

2. differentiate between first aid and first aid box.

3. list items inside first aid box.

4. state the uses of first aid box.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOURS

The pupils can identify and state the uses of Items inside the first aid box.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

first aid box and its contents

school’s first aid box

 

charts

pictures

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display some of the items in a first aid box for the pupils to identify and discuss.

Pupil’s Activities – This is bandage, scissor, cotton, etc.

Teacher’s remark – Correct. The above items are contents of first aid box. Discuss the meaning of first aid and first aid box and summary the key points on the board.

 

MEANING OF FIRST AID 

Many lives are saved through first aid, given before the emergency services arrived.

 

First aid is the immediate care and support give to someone who is injured or slicked. First aid is given by a qualified person.

 

MEANING OF FIRST AID BOX

A first aid box is a collection of supplies and equipment that is used to give medical treatment.

 

CONTENT OF FIRST AID BOX (KIT)

A basic first aid kit may contain:

1. First aid books

2. Bondages

3. Scissors

4. Cotton wool

5. Gentia violet

6. Guaze

7. Iodine

8. Plaster of different sizes

9. Thermometer

10. Safety pins

11. Hand towel

12. Antiseptic (Dettol)

13. Cleansing agent/soap

14. Splint, etc.

 

ASSIGNMENT

Find out the uses of each item in a first aid box.

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES  

Teacher’s Activities – Based the previous assignment, ask the pupils to state the uses of first aid box.

 

Pupil’s Activities – First aid box is used….

Teacher’s remark – Listen to the pupils, Comment, discuss and summary some of the uses of first aid box on the board

 

USES OF FIRST AID BOX

A first aid box is a collection of supplies and equipment that is used to give immediate treatment. These collections served the following purpose:

1. It is used for giving immediate care and support to patients.

2. It is used for reducing infections.

3. It is used to save live.

4. It is used for reducing the time of recovery.

5. It is used for reducing pain.

6. It is used for preventing/reducing excessive blood loss.

7. It used for preventing the condition of the patients from getting from worse.

 

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. Shows the contents of a First Aid Box to pupils and lets the pupils identify each of the contents of first aid box.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Identify content of first aid box.

3. Discuss the meaning of first aid and first aid box.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

4. Discuss the uses of first aid box.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the class discussion.

5. Guides and lets the pupils state the uses of each materials in first box.

Pupil’s Activities – State the uses of first aid materials.

6. Summary the key points on the board.

Pupil’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.

 

NEXT LESSON

 

EVALUATION

Ask pupils to:

1. describe first aid.

2. differentiate between first aid and first aid box.

3. state 5 items inside first aid box.

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. Many lives are saved through ________ given before the emergency services arrived.

A. first aid

B. second aid

C. third aid

 

2. ________ is the immediate care and support give to someone who is injured or slicked.

A. first aid

 

B. second aid

C. third aid

 

3. First aid is given by a ________ person.

A. unqualified

B. qualified

C. any

 

4. First aid is the immediate care and support give to someone who is ________.

A. sicked

B. injured

C. both sicked and injured

 

5. ________ is a collection of supplies and equipment that is used to give medical treatment.

A. first aid

B. first aid box

C. first aids

 

6. First aid is the ________ care and support give to someone who is injured or slicked.

A. last

B. first

C. immediate

 

7. First aid is the ________ given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery.

 

A. first aids

B. first aid

C. assistance

 

Underline the item of first aid box.

7. Rope, Antiseptic, Cotton wool, Wool

 

8. Bandage, Rope, Water, Hand glove

 

Underline items not inside first aid box.

7. Rope, Antiseptic, Cotton wool, Wool

 

8. Bandage, Rope, Water, Hand glove