Mode of Drugs Use and Consequences – Effects of Normal and Excessive Use of Drugs (Primary 6)
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME: DRUG EDUCATION
PREVIOUS LESSON – Socio – Economic Effects of Substance Abuse (Primary 6)
TOPIC: MODE OF DRUGS AND CONSEQUENCES
Modes of Drugs Use
Consequences/Effects of Normal and Excessive Use of Drugs
Factors Causing Drug Abuse Behavior
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):
1. Differentiate between effects of normal and excessive use of drugs.
2. Mention the consequences of drug abuse.
3. List three factors which sustain drug abuse.
The pupils are required to already have learned drug and drug abuse.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Posters/charts showing common drugs and hards drug.
2. Posters illustrating effects of drugs abuse.
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
All Relevant Material
Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Social Studies Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION
There are five methods of drug use which allow drugs to enter the body:
4. Through suppositories
MODES OF DRUGS USE
Normal Use of Drugs
These are drugs that produce desired effects. That is, when we use drugs according to doctor’s prescription.
Normal use of drugs make us get well.
Examples of drugs are those in the first aid box i.e. Panadol, asprin, antacid, etc.
Excessive Use of Drugs
These are drugs that causes damage and death in certain cases. We should avoid excessive use of drugs.
Excessive use of drugs is also known as drug abuse. That is the use of drugs to drive desire.
LESSON TWO – CONSEQUENCES/EFFECTS OF NORMAL USE OF DRUGS
1. Pleasurable feelings that encourage the tendency to use again and again.
2. Development of tolerance to drugs.
3. Reduces sense of pain.
FACTORS CAUSING DRUG ABUSE BEHAVIOR
1. Pleasurable effects of drugs (psychological).
2. Unpleasant effects on withdrawal (psychological).
3. Inability to control peer pressure (social).
4. Presences of the drug in the environment (physical).
REVISION AND WEEK 2 LESSON ASSESSMENT
As stated in 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. Guides pupils to enumerate the difference between the effects of normal and excessive use of drugs;
Pupil’s Activities – Enumerate the difference between the effects of normal and excessive use of drugs.
3. Guides to state the consequences of drugs abuse;
Pupil’s Activities – State the consequences of drugs abuse
4. States the factors which sustain drug abuse behavior;
Pupil’s Activities – List the factors which sustain drug abuse behavior.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson – Source of Drugs Supply and Drug Trafficking (Primary 6)
- Assignment – Find out the reasons people misuse or abuse drugs.
1. Differentiate between effects of normal and excessive drug use.
2. Mention 3 consequences of drug abuse.
3. List 3 factors which sustain drug abuse behavior.