THEME – HEALTHY LIVING
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TOPIC – HARMFUL SUBSTANCES
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning of Harmful Substances and Types
3. Harmful Substances that could be taken into the Body
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. define harmful substance.
2. identify harmful substances that could be taken into the body.
The pupils can identify food or drink that are harmful to the body.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Charts, posters showing substances that are harmful to the body.
2. Charts and posters showing the following a drunkard or a smoker.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Teacher’s Activities – Display sample of good and rotten foods for the pupils to identify and discuss the benefits of eating good foods.
Pupil’s Activities – Good food makes us healthy.
Teacher’s Remark – Correct, good food makes grow well and healthy. But spoil food are harmful to our body and make us sick. Lead the pupils to define harmful substance with examples. Note the meaning and examples of harmful substance on the board.
MEANING OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES
Harmful substances are food, water, fruits or drugs that are unfit for human consumption.
HARMFUL SUBSTANCES THAT COULD BE TAKEN INTO THE BODY
1. Rotten fruits
2. Under cooked food
5. Drug abuse
6. Expired drugs
7. Unripe fruits
8. Stale foods
Find out the effects of harmful substance to our body.
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. Display diagrams of harmful substances.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify harmful substance on the chart.
3. Discuss harmful substances that could be taken into the body.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the harmful substances harmful on the chart.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to:
1. explain harmful substance.
2. mention five substances that are harmful to the body.