Meaning of Labour Force | Training the Population to be Healthy and Productive | Implications of Poor Health on the Labour Force Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Term 2 Week 3 Social Studies

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

NATIONAL VALUES EDUCATION 

SECOND TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 6

THEME – NATURAL RESOURCES 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Natural Resources and Resources Utilization | Meaning of Over Utilization and Under Utilization of Resources | Dangers (Problems) of Underutilization of Natural Resources Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Term 2 Week 2 Social Studies

 

TOPIC – RESOURCES UTILIZATION 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

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

1. explain the meaning of labour force.

2. identify areas where labour is required in the community.

3. explain why the population must be trained to become a healthy labour force.

4. list the ways to train the population to become healthy labour force.

5. identify the ways through which aids affect the labour force.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can identify some of the work force.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts showing people working in farms, offices, hospitals, etc.

 

2. Charts showing people affected by sexually transmitted infections/AIDS.

 

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 – INTRODUCTION

LABOUR FORCE

Labour force means all the people in the country who are of the right age to work.

 

WHERE LABOUR FORCE ARE REQUIRED? 

1. Farm

2. Schools

 

3. Hospitals

4. Banks

5. Factories

6. Government offices, etc.

 

WHY THE POPULATION MUST BE TRAINED TO BECOME HEALTHY LABOUR FO? 

1. To make the population strong and healthy.

2. To increase productivity.

3. To reduce money spent treating diseases.

 

LESSON 2 – HOW TO TRAIN THE POPULATION TO BECOME A HEALTHY LABOUR FORCE? 

1. Education on healthy living, e.g. proper feeding  relaxation, etc.

2. Organizing on – the – job training programmes on sexually transmitted infections education.

3. Adult education programmes on AIDS.

4. Mass literacy campaign on sexually transmitted infections and aids.

5. Use of health extension worker.

 

IMPLICATIONS OF POOR HEALTH ON LABOUR 

1. Low productivity

 

2. Low performance

3. Lost of self confidence

4. Little or not new innovation

 

WAYS THROUGH WHICH SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS/AIDS AFFECTS THE LABOUR FORCE

1. Reduction in productivity

2. Poor performance

3. Ill health

4. Stigmatization

5. Low moral

6. Low self esteem

7. Reduction of manpower through death

 

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 showing labours from different professions.

3. Allows the pupils to analyze and identify each labour by their profession.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Analyze and identify each labour by their profession.

4. Uses the charts and the pupil’s responses to introduce the lesson and lead a discussion on the concept of labour force with appropriate examples.

Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the explanation and define in the best way they understand.

5. Leads a discussion on different between healthy and unhealthy labour force.

Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between healthy and unhealthy labour force.

6. Guides the pupils to identify and list ways to train the population to become a healthy labour force and ways through which sexually transmitted infections and aids affect the labour force.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and list ways to train the population to become a healthy labour force and ways through which sexually transmitted infections and aids affect the labour force.

7. Organizes pupils to role play various jobs in the community.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the role play and state its moral lesson.

8. Summarizes each lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the lesson summary and write as instructed.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – water transportation.
  • Next Lesson –

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Asks pupils to:

1. explain what labour force is.

2. state 3 areas where labour force is required in community.

 

3. list 4 ways to train the population to become healthy.

4. explain 2 reasons why population must be trained to become healthy.

5. identify 4 ways through which sexually transmitted infections and AIDS affect the labour force.

 

 

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