SUBJECT: HOME ECONOMICS
CLASS:� JSS 1
TERM: 2nd TERM
TOPIC: CARE OF THE FAMILY HOUSE
Care of the family house is important as the cleanliness of an environment determines the health and well-being of the individuals living there.
REASONS FOR CARE OF FAMILY HOUSE
5.To make the home a healthy place to some live in.
EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND MATERIALS FOR CLEANING THE FAMILY HOUSE
Equipment � � Uses� � � � ��� ��� ��� ��� Care
Long broom� � ��� For removing cobwebs and dust from ceilings��� Remove all dust from the broom� ��� ��� and walls.��� keep in a clean place.
Short broom� ��� For sweeping and scrubbing the floor or gutters��� Beat in water to remove dirty��
��� particles. Rinse, dry and store it�
Scrubbing� � � ��� For scrubbing the floor andother surfaces� � � ��� Beat in water to remove dirt.
brushDry and keep in a safe place.����
Floor mops� � � Mops are used for wiping water from the floor.� Wash the wool and duster.
and dusters� Dusters are used to remove dirt from a surface� Rinse thoroughly and dry�
Dust panFor packing dirtWash and disinfect the plastic�
Anddust binFor keeping dirt before they are disposed.onesweekly.
��� It should be covered regularly.
(c) Dust bin
(d) Dust pan
(2) Mention five reasons for the care of the family house.
TYPES OF CARE
Carryout all the daily cleaning then add the following:
Household waste includes all the rubbish that a family accumulates/generates. Waste needs to be properly disposed of in order to keep our surrounding or environment clean safe. Waste can be disposed using materials like refuse bin, refuse bags baskets, etc.
IMPROPER WASTE DISPOSAL CAN LEAD TO:
iii. Blockage of water channels
METHODS OF DISPOSAL OF HOUSEHOLD REFUSE
1.Burning:This is done by burning all dry refuse such as rags, leaves, old newspaper and plastics, etc.
General Evaluation Questions
2.List various methods of disposing household refuse.
Care of the Family House; Home Economics New concepts for Nigerian Junior SecondarySchools.Book 1 by Popoola O.O. Pages 87-93.
WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT (SECTION A)
1.Household wastes are ............ generated from the home (a)rubbish(b)books(c)clothes (d) food.
2--------method of disposal of household refuse is hygienic(a)burying(b)burning(c)compost making (d) feeding of animals.
4.Cleaning of the ceiling should be done (a) weekly (b) monthly (c)yearly (d) daily.
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