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Drug Abuse

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME: 

PREVIOUS LESSON – PHYSICAL FITNESS AND POPULATION 

TOPIC – Drug Abuse 

  1. Meaning of drug abuse
  2. Factors that contribute to drug abuse
  3. Sources of drugs

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. list four factors that are responsible for drug abuse.
  2. identify the major sources of drugs in society.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts showing different types of drugs.

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

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

INTRODUCTION 

Drugs are substances (liquid, solid or gas) that are used to cure or prevent illness.

DRUG ABUSE 

Drug abuse is the wrong (misuse) of drugs to get self drive. Drugs used this ways are not prescribed by doctors, nurses or pharmacists.

FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO DRUG ABUSE 

  1. Ignorance
  2. Peer pressure
  3. Environment
  4. Inability to resist the temptation
  5. Drug Availability

SOURCES OF DRUGS 

The good sources are –

  1. Hospitals
  2. Clinics
  3. Pharmacies
  4. Other registered dealers in drugs.

The bad sources are –

  1. Hawkers
  2. Buses
  3. Hotels
  4. Beer parlours
  5. Night clubs

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. Explains the meaning of drug abuse;
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of drug abuse.
  4. Discusses factors that contribute to drug abuse;
  5. Pupil’s Activities – List the factors that contribute to drug abuse.
  6. Guides and discusses different sources of drugs;
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Make a list of different sources of drugs.
  8. Note.

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Assignment – Find out where drugs are sold in your locality.
  • Next Lesson – Prevention of drug abuse and life coping skills.

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

  1. list four factors that are responsible for drug abuse.
  2. identify the major sources of drugs in society.

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