Menstruation, Menstrual Hygiene and Menstrual circle (Primary 6)

 

HOME ECONOMICS

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 6

 PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning, Types and Causes of Home Accidents (Primary 6)

TOPIC – MENSTRUATION, MENSTRUAL HYGIENE AND MENSTRUAL CIRCLE 

 

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. explain the meaning of menstruation, menstrual circle and menstrual hygiene.

2. state materials needed for menstrual circle

3. mention the behaviour trait at puberty.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

1. Sanitary materials – shaving sticks and powder, boxers and shorts, etc

2. Charts of various parts of the body.

 

 

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 

Puberty is the stage of development in child’s body mature into young adults. Development of breast and menstruation is one of the signs of puberty in girls.

 

MENSTRUATION 

Menstruation is a period of flow (blood) in girl or woman between 2 to 7 days. A period is when blood comes out through a girl’s vagina.

 

MENSTRUAL HYGIENE 

Menstrual hygiene is the use of clean materials to absorb menstrual blood and changed as soon as possible during menstruation. That is, cleanliness of the materials used and of the body

 

MENSTRUAL CIRCLE 

Menstrual circle is the monthly menstruation (period) that prepared a girl (woman) for possible pregnancy.

 

Each month, one of the ovaries releases an egg — a process called ovulation. If ovulation takes place and the egg isn’t fertilized, the lining of the uterus sheds through the vagina.

 

The menstrual cycle, which is counted from the first day of one period to the first day of the next, isn’t the same for every woman. Menstrual flow might occur every 21 to 35 days and last two to seven days.

 

 

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. Explain maturity and puberty.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the different between maturity and puberty.

3. Notes the age range of children at this state of life.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify their age groups.

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and note the signs of puberty in Boys and Girls and parts of the body.

4. Lays emphasis on menstruation and menstrual hygiene.

Pupil’s Activities (girls) – They are to know materials to use during menstruation.

5. Counsel the girls (female teacher).

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and follow the guidelines on menstrual hygiene.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to

1. explain the meaning of menstruation, menstrual circle and menstrual hygiene.

2. state materials needed for menstrual circle

3. practice good hygiene especially girls.

 

 

 

 

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