RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES
PREVIOUS LESSON – Effects of Drug Abuse (Primary 3)
TOPIC – DRUG ABUSE
1. Introductory Activities
2. Guest Speaker Speech
3. Songs, Rhymes, Poems or Drama to Discourage Drug Abuse
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
mention ways of helping someone who has abused drugs.
The pupils can identify people who have abused drugs.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Charts/posters illustrating some methods of taking medicines.
2. Resource person
3. Charts of health centres and health personnel
4. Posters showing a drug addict.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Allows the guest speaker to give talks on how to help someone who has misused drugs/medicines.
Pupil’s Activities – Active participation, ask and answer questions.
Teacher’s remark – Give a great cheer for active participation and note each point of discussion on the board.
Copy as I write on the board.
WAYS OF HELPING SOMEONE WHO HAS ABUSED DRUGS/MEDICINES
1. Reporting any change of behaviour to parents, teacher and other adults.
2. Seeking medical attention
3. Always keep the person under strict watch.
4. Pray for them.
LESSON 2 – SONGS, RHYMES, POEMS OR DRAMA TO DISCOURAGE DRUG ABUSE
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Teaches pupils songs and rhymes that discourage drug abuse.
Time is consuming.
I struggle removing temptation and sorrow for a better tomorrow.
I’m tired of losing in hopes that I’ll find some peace in my mind.
Distorted perception, thoughts of deception, memories that are haunting of the drug I’m still wanting.
To continue, Visit – family and friends poems
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. Invites resource persons to give talks on:
- How to identify someone who has misused drugs.
- How to help someone who has misused drugs/medicines.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the guest speaker, ask and answer questions.
3. Teaches pupils songs and rhymes that discourage drug abuse.
Pupil’s Activities –
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Dramatize caring for people who have abused drugs.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to:
mention two ways to identify someone who has abused drugs and ways of helping such people.