Meaning, Types and Causes of Home Accidents (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 16, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

HOME ECONOMICS

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 6 – MEANING OF HOME ACCIDENT

WEEK 7 – TYPES OF HOME ACCIDENT

PRIMARY 

THEME – SAFETY IN THE HOME 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – 

TOPIC – HOME ACCIDENT

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Home Accident

2. Types of Home

3. Causes of Home Accidents

 

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 –

1. explain home accident.

2. identify possible danger spots in the home.

3. mention some accidents that may occur in the home.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Pictures/charts/posters of safety and accidents in the home.

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTION

Safety means keeping yourself and others free from harm or danger. That’s being careful not to fall, bump or run into things. When you are not careful from these harmful or dangerous things, it leads to accidents.

 

HOME ACCIDENTS 

Home Accidents are unplanned events that lead to injury, damage, or death.

 

CAUSES OF HOME ACCIDENTS/DANGER SPOTS IN THE HOME 

1. Watery floor

2. Banana peel on the floor

3. Drugs carelessly placed

4. Hot oil or water

5. Sharp object

6. Chemical

7. Open fire

8. Exposed electrical appliances

 

 

POSSIBLE ACCIDENTS IN THE HOME HOME/TYPES OF ACCIDENTS 

FALLS

Types of Accidents

1. Injury

2. Sprains

3. Bruises

4. Dislocation

5. Fracture

7. Drowning

 

SHARP OBJECTS

Types of Accident – Cut

 

Hot WATER OR OIL

Types of Accidents 

1. Burns

2. Scars

 

WRONG PLACEMENT OF DRUGS – This could lead to poisoning.

 

EXPOSED ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES – This could lead to shock and restlessness.

 

 

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. Leads the class discussion on home accidents.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain home accidents.

3. Assembles teaching materials and prepare for practical work.

4. Administers the pupil’s activities.

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and list danger spots in the home and where they may cause accidents.

Teacher’s/Pupil’s – Pay a visit to the children’s ward in a nearby hospital to see the number of children admitted because of accidents.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. explain home accidents.

2. list 5 causes of accidents.

3. mention 5 danger spots.

3. mention possible accidents and injury.