Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 2

Prevention of accident in the school and home

Week: Two

Subject: Social Studies

Term: 1st Term

Class: Primary 2

Topic: Prevention of accident in the school and home

Previous knowledge: Students have learnt about accidents

Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

  1. Explain what prevention means.
  2. Mention ways of preventing accidents in school/home.

Instructional material: Picture of people obeying the zebra crossing, electric wire connections.Reference material: Learn Africa Basic Social Studies with Security Education for primary schools by B.J Obebe and others


Prevention of accident in the school and home

What is prevention? Prevention are the things we do to avoid something bad from happening to us.

Ways of preventing accidents in the home� and in the school

In the home

We can avoid many accidents in the following ways:

  1. All sharp objects like knives, forks, blades and cutlasses should be kept in their proper places. They should be used only for the purpose they are meant. They should also be kept out of the reach of children.
  2. When we eat banana, we should throw the skin into the refuse bin
  3. We should not run or be careless on the staircase. We should also hold the hand rails when walking on the staircase.
  4. Our bathtub should be washed thoroughly and regularly.
  5. Stay away from all electrical appliances especially exposed wires.
  6. We must not play with hot objects such as hot water, electric iron and hot stove.
  7. Floors should be kept dry all the time.

In the school

  1. The school playground must be free from sharp objects.
  2. The school farm must not be bushy.
  3. The teachers in charge of the various laboratories should train children on how to handle laboratory equipment and watch them carefully.
  4. Bad tables and chairs in the school should be repaired or removed.
  5. When we play football on the field, we should not be rough. We should show love to those we play with.
  6. Our school bags should be put on the shelves in the classroom. Where shelves are not available, they should be provided by the school.


Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic

Step II: Teacher inroduces the new topic " Prevention of accident in the school and home."

Step III: Teacher explains how we can prevent accident in the school

�Step IV: Teacher lists and discuss how to avoid accident at home.

Step VI: Pupils copy the note and submit for marking

Evaluation: 1. What is accident?

  1. Mention two accident in the school and home each.

Conclusion: Teacher concludes the lesson by evaluating the students and gives an assignment

Assignment: 1. Define prevention

  1. Mention two ways of preventing accident in the school.

3. List three ways of avoiding accident at home.

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