Importance of Physical Fitness (Primary 4)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

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PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (BST)

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME: PHYSICAL FITNESS AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMMES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – PERFORMING PHYSICAL FITNESS EXERCISES (PRIMARY 4)

TOPIC: IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL FITNESS 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to list the importance of physical fitness.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned to physical fitness exercises.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts.

 

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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

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL FITNESS 

Physical fitness is very important in life. Some of its benefits are listed below.

1. Save money

2. Strength – power

3. Flexibility

4. Improve your health

5. Smartness

6. Reduce your risk of injury

7. Increase your life expectancy

8. Promotion of general health

 

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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. Explains the importance of physical fitness.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation. Contribute to class discussion.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – basic movements.
  • Next Lesson – Basic Movements in Gymnastic (Primary 4)

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to mention the importance of physical fitness.

 

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