Meaning of Responsible Parenthood | Characteristics (Duties) of Responsible Parenthood | Problems of Irresponsible Parenthood | Value that Foster Responsible Parenthood Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Social Studies

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 5

THEME – PARENTHOOD 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Roles Played by Families in Selecting Partners | Consequences of Some Unhealthy Marriage Practices | Ways of Preventing Unhealthy Marriage Practices Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Social Studies

 

TOPIC: RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

 

LEARNING AREA

1. introductory Activities

2. Concept of a Parent

3. Meaning of Responsible Parenthood

4. Characteristics (Duties) of Responsible Parenthood

5. Problems of Irresponsible Parenthood.

6. Value that Foster Responsible Parenthood

7. 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. list various characteristics of responsible parenthood;

2. mention some of the problems of irresponsible parenthood;

3. identify values that can be developed to avoid irresponsible parenthood.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can identify and state relationships between parents and their children.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Relevant cases

 

2. Resource persons

3. Filers, and posters of AIDS patients,

4. Posters of localized areas of STDs/STIs.

 

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 – CONCEPT OF A PARENTS 

A parent is a father and mother who take care of their child/ren.

It is duties and responsibilities of parents to teach and educate, protect, detect and provide for the basic needs of their children.

 

MEANING OF RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

 

A responsible parenthood is the ability of a parent to able meet and care for the needs of their children.

 

DUTIES/CHARACTERISTICS Of RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

1. They are ready a new baby.

2. The attend antenatal regularly.

3. They eat nourishing food

4. They care for their child/ren.

5. They provide for their family needs.

6. The mother ensures she breastfeed her baby for the first six (6) months.

7. They provide children with proper parental guidance, etc.

 

LESSON 2 – PROBLEMS OF IRRESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

There are several actions and incidences that could make you a parent irresponsible. Some of these are –

1. Disorganized home.

2. Little or no parenting skills.

3. Scolding the child excessively.

4. Comparing your child/ren with another.

 

6. Inadequate support.

6. Setting a bad example.

7. Over protective.

8. Over pampering.

9. Little or no time for the child/ren.

 

VALUES THAT FOSTER RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD/DEVELOP TO AVOID IRRESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

1. Love

2. Respect

3. Care

4. Concern for others

5. Honesty

6. Tolerance

7. Cooperation, etc.

 

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. Uses case studies to explain the characteristics of responsible parenthood and the problems of irresponsible parenthood;

Pupil’s Activities – React to case studies.

3. Invites qualified health officer and social welfare officer as a resource persons to talk on the problems irresponsible parenthood and the kind of values that can be developed to avoid it;

 

Pupil’s Activities – Ask questions based on the resource persons presentations.

4. Asks pupils to summarize their discussion with resource person;
Pupil’s Activities – Summarize the talks given by the resource persons.

5. Summary the lesson 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

Responsible Sexual Relationship | Problems of Parenthood | Effects of STD and HIV/AIDS Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Social Studies

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupils to:

1. list 4 characteristics of responsible parenthood;

2. mention 4 problems of irresponsible parenthood;

3. state 5 values that can be developed to avoid irresponsible parenthood.

 

WORKBOOK ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

1. ______ is the ability of a parent to able meet and care for the needs of their children.

 

A. Responsible fatherhood

B. Responsible motherhood

C. Responsible parenthood

 

2. It is duties and responsibilities of parents to teach and educate, protect, detect and provide for the basic needs of their children.

A. True

B. False

C. Maybe

 

3. ______ a father or mother.

A. Parent

B. Brother

C. Sister

 

4. Ensuring readiness for new baby is duties of ______.

A. Responsible fatherhood

B. Responsible motherhood

C. Responsible parenthood

 

List 3 characteristics of responsible parenthood.

 

5. ____________________________________________________________

6. ____________________________________________________________

 

State 2 problems of irresponsible parenthood.

7. __________________________________________________________

8. __________________________________________________________

 

Mention 2 value that foster responsible parenthood.

9. _________________________________________________________

10. ________________________________________________________

 

 

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