Guides to Food Safety and Things to Look Out for in a Safety Food
NATIONAL VALUES EDUCATION
THEME – FOOD SAFETY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Food and Types of Food We eat in Our Locality Primary 1 (Basic 1) Term 2 Week 9 Social Studies (NVE)
TOPIC – FOOD SAFETY
2. Signs to Show that Food is Safe
3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to –
1. explain the meaning of food safety.
2. state the signs to show that food is safe.
The pupils can demonstrate how to keep their food safe.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing different classic of food.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Food safety means knowing how to buy food, prepare and store them properly and free from food bacteria.
It is also known as food hygiene.
SIGNS THAT SHOW THAT FOOD IS SAFE
Safe food is essential to human health and well-being, only food that is safe can be traded or eaten. Here are signs that show that food is safe are as follows:
2. Natural smell or scent
4. Nature of the food
6. Handling – how is handle by the supplier.
LESSON 2 – SIGNS THAT SHOW THAT FOOD IS NOT SAFE
Foods that deteriorate and develop unpleasant odors, tastes, and textures are spoiled and unsafe to eat. The following are signs that food is not safe –
1. The presence of mould
5. Broken packaging
6. No expiry date
LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT
As stated in the performance objectives or lesson evaluation.
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. Teacher organizes the pupils into groups depending on the size of the class.
3. Teacher displays charts showing food that are safe and unsafe to ear.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils differentiate between safe and unsafe food.
4. Teacher uses the charts and the pupils relevant responses to introduce the lesson and leads a class discussion on food safety.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils pay attention to the lesson introduction and participate actively in the class discussion on the meaning of food safety.
5. Teacher leads the pupils to identify the food that is safe and the food that is not.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils participate actively in the class discussion and appreciate the importance of food sfatey.
6. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board by using the lesson evaluation.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils pay attention to the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to most of the questions and write as instructed.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Teacher as the pupils to,
1. explain the meaning of safety food.
2. state 4 signs that food is safe.
3. mention 4 signs that food is safe.