Signs and Symptoms of Diseases (Primary 5)

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 5

THEME – PATHOGEN DISEASES

PREVIOUS LESSON – PATHOGEN DISEASES AND THEIR PREVENTION (PRIMARY 5

TOPIC – SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF DISEASES 

LESSON EVALUATION

1. Meaning of Sickness and Illness

2. Meaning 9f Signs and Symptoms

 

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. differentiate between sickness and illness.

2. differentiate between signs and symptoms.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Pictures

Flip Charts

Posters.

 

 

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 – Fitness and Fun – Physical and Health Education Course Book 5

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant links:

Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Physical and Health Education Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

Scheme of Work First Term Physical and Health Education Basic 5 

Scheme of Work Second Term Physical and Health Education Basic 5

Scheme of Work Third Term Physical and Health Education Basic 5

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF DISEASES 

Diseases are illness and sickness that caused pain and discomfort to the body.

 

 

SICKNESS AND ILLNESS 

SICKNESS 

Sickness is the state of being unhealthy.

 

ILLNESS 

Illness is a disease or sickness affecting the body or mind because an organ or part is unable work normal.

 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Signs and symptoms, both are indication of abnormalities that require medication or medical attention.

 

SIGNS

Signs are diseases identified by other people. For examples – skin rash or lump, etc.

 

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms are the feeling described by the patient. For example back pain or fatigue, dizziness, etc.

 

LESSON TWO – REVISION AND WEEK 7 ASSESSMENT 

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

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 pupils to identify the differences between – sickness and illness, signs and symptoms.

Pupil’s Activities – Take part in the discussions and group activities.

 

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. differentiate between sickness and illness;

2. state the difference between signs and symptoms.