Subject: Social Studies
Term: 1st Term
Class: Primary 2
Topic: Harmful substances
Previous knowledge: Students are familiar with some examples of harmful substances�
Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
Instructional material: pictures, chart and real objects of harmful substances in their environment.
Reference material: Learn Africa Basic Social Studies with Security Education for primary schools by B.J Obebe and others
Harmful substances are food, water, fruits, and drugs that are unfit for us to take into our body. We can get ill if we eat dirty food or drink dirty water. We can also get ill if we buy and take bad or expired drugs. Harmful substances can be found in the school, home, church, mosque, market etc.
Examples of harmful substances
The substances that are harmful to our bodies include:
Dangers of harmful substances to the body
The following are the different dangers harmful substance can bring to our bodies.
Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic
Step II: Teacher inroduces the new topic "Harmful substances"
Step III: Teacher mentions examples of harmful substances
Step IV: Teacher lists and explains the danger of harmful substances.
Step V: Pupils contribute and ask questions
Conclusion: Teacher concludes the lesson by summarising the topic.
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