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Problems of Responsible Parenthood – STDs/STIs (Primary 5)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 5

THEME – PARENTHOOD 

PREVIOUS LESSON – RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD 

TOPIC: RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –

  1. explain the concepts of STDs and AIDS.
  2. mention sources of HIV infection.
  3. list the effects of STDs and HIV/AIDS on the family.
  4. list responsible sexual behaviours.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Marriage and Family

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Relevant cases
  2. Resource persons
  3. Filers, and posters of AIDS patients,
  4. Posters of localized areas of STDs/STIs.

 

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

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

 

INTRODUCTION

RESPONSIBLE SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR 

Responsible sexual behaviour is a decision on how to make a safer sex. This decision involves respecting your partner and be open to all form of healthy sex relationships.

It is very important that a husband and wife should love and trust one another. Both partners should stay away from sex outside marriage.

Values relevant to responsible sexual behaviour are faithfulness, discipline and fear of God.

 

CONCEPT OF STDs/STIs  

  • STDs mean sexually transmitted Diseases.
  • STIs mean Sexually Transmitted Infections.

These diseases are passed from one person to another through sexual contact.

 

TYPES OF STDs/STIs

STIs include:

  1. Gonorrhea
  2. Syphilis
  3. HIV/AIDS, etc.

HIV – Human Immune – deficiency Virus causes AIDS and interferes with the body’s ability to fight infections.

This virus destroys parts of the white blood cells. White blood cell is the body’s fighting disease immune system.

AIDS – Acquired Immune – deficiency Syndromes. It is final life threatening stage of HIV infection.

 

SOURCES OF HIV/AIDS INFECTION 

HIV/AIDS can be contracted through the following sources –

  1. Sexual intercourse.
  2. Exchange of body – piercing objects, such as pins, needles, syringes, clippers, and razors.
  3. Contact with blood or wounded person with HIV/AIDS.
  4. Blood transfusion.

AIDS cannot be contacted from food, water, handshake, toilet, furniture or telephone.

There is no cure yet for AIDS. The best way to prevent it is not to have sexual intercourse outside marriage.

 

EFFECTS OF STDs, HIV/AIDS ON THE FAMILY 

  1. Marriage failure
  2. Reduction in family income
  3. Stigma from members of the community

AIDS cannot be contacted from food, water, handshake, toilet, furniture or telephone.

There is no cure yet for AIDS.

The best way to prevent it is not to have sexual intercourse outside marriage.

 

 

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 responsible sexual behaviour.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Listen to teacher’s explanations.
  4. Invites qualified health officer and social welfare officer as a resource persons to talk on the problems irresponsible sexual behaviour (STDs, STIs, HIV/AIDS) and the kind of values that can be developed to avoid it;
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Ask questions based on the resource persons presentations.
  6. Asks pupils to summarize their discussion with resource person;
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Summarize the talks given by the resource persons.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Traditional Marriage

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

 

State the full meaning of

1. STDs ____________________________________

2. STIs ____________________________________

3. HIV ____________________________________

4. AIDS ____________________________________

 

Values relevant to responsible sexual behaviour are

5. ____________________________________

6. ____________________________________

7. ____________________________________

 

8. ____________________________________ is a decision on how to make a safer sex.

A. Responsible Parenthood

B. Responsible sexual behaviour

C. Irresponsible sexual behaviour

 

9. ____________________________________ is not a decision on how to make a safer sex.

A. Responsible Parenthood

B. Responsible sexual behaviour

C. Irresponsible sexual behaviour

 

10. ____________________________________ is body’s fighting disease immune system.

A. White blood cell

B. Red blood cell

C. White and red blood cell

 

 

11. Sexual diseases are passed from one person to another through ____________________________________.

A. Sexual contact

B. Sexual gist

C. Sexual education

 

12. HIV causes ____________________________________.

A. STIs

B. STDs

C. AIDS

 

13. ____________________________________ is the final stage of HIV.

A. STIs

B. STDs

C. AIDS

 

14. This ____________________________________ destroys parts of the white blood cells.

A. Sexual Transmitted Diseases

B. Acquired Immune – deficiency Syndromes.

C. Human Immune – deficiency Virus

 

15. AIDS cannot be contacted from ________________________________.

A. Food, water, handshake, toilet, furniture and wounded person.

B. Food, water, handshake, toilet, furniture or telephone.

C. Food, water, handshake, toilet, furniture or sexual contact.

 

16. There is no cure yet for ________________________________.

A. AIDS

B. HIV

C. STIs

 

17. The best way to prevent it is not to have sexual intercourse outside marriage.

A. True

B. False

C. Maybe

 

State 3 effects of STDs, HIV/AIDS on the family.

18. ____________________________________

19. ____________________________________

20. ____________________________________

 

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