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Prevention of Drug Abuse and Life Coping Skills

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 4

THEME: DRUG ABUSE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – DRUG ABUSE – FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO DRUG ABUSE

TOPIC – Prevention of Drug Abuse and Life Coping Skills 

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. state 4 factors that contribute to drug abuse.
  2. mention the effects of drug abuse on people.
  3. explain the meaning of life coping skills.
  4. Iist behaviours that promote physical well-being.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chats or pictures and video clips.

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 

Drug abuse is the wrong 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. Inability to resist the temptation
  4. Environment
  5. Drug availability

PREVENTION OF DRUGS ABUSE 

To prevent a child from drugs abuse is to educate the child on sides effects of drugs abuse –

  • Consequences/Effects of drug abuse –
  1. Indiscipline
  2. Poor performance in school
  3. School drop out
  4. Poor relationships with other people and family
  5. Disrespect constituted authority
  6. Abnormal behaviour
  7. Cultism
  8. Army robbery, etc.

LIFE COPING SKILLS 

Life coping skills are program designed to provide the education and support necessary by diminish drug dependency in community, school and workplace.

  • Keep drugs away from children.
  • Health promotion behaviour such as –
  1. Regular exercise
  2. Discrimination among what to be consumed
  3. Positive relations
  4. Constructive play, etc.
  • Non – Governmental Organization
  1. Religion Organization
  2. Rotary
  3. Boys scout
  4. Girls guide
  5. Boys brigade
  6. Red cross, etc.
  • Government Organization
  1. Welfare Centres
  2. Federal Ministry of Education (FME)
  3. National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
  4. National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
  • Moral Responsibilities
  1. Concept of right and wrong
  2. Importance of discipline
  3. Receptiveness to criticism
  4. Recreation
  5. Adhering to religion tents, etc.

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. Discusses drug abuse and factors that contribute to drug abuse;
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Discuss drug abuse and factors that contribute to drug abuse.
  4. Discusses the prevention of drug abuse and life coping skills;
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the prevention of drug abuse and life coping skills.

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 why they should avoid peer to avoid drug abuse.
  • Next Lesson – Pollution

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

  1. state 4 factors that contribute to drug abuse.
  2. mention the effects of drug abuse on people.
  3. explain the meaning of life coping skills.
  4. Iist behaviours that promote physical well-being.

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