• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 4
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: Basic Science Technology
  • Curriculum Theme: Basic Science
  • Topic: Benefits Of Cleanliness
  • Content: Benefits Of Cleanliness
  • Specific Objectives:
  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to list 3 benefits of cleanliness.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should appreciate the importance of maintaining cleanliness.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to demonstrate basic personal hygiene practices.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to explain how cleanliness affects relationships with others.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures showing clean and dirty environments
  • Video clips demonstrating personal hygiene practices
  • Charts illustrating benefits of cleanliness

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the benefits of cleanliness is crucial for maintaining good health and fostering positive social interactions. This lesson aims to instill the importance of cleanliness in pupils from an early age, which is essential for their overall well-being and social development.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: Pupils are expected to have basic knowledge of daily personal hygiene practices, such as washing hands and brushing teeth.


Content Development: Benefits Of Cleanliness

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerIntroduce the topicListen and respond to questionsUnderstanding the concept of cleanliness
Step 2: Listing Benefits10 minsInteractive LectureDiscussion Guide pupils to list benefits of cleanlinessList benefits and give personal examplesBenefits of cleanliness identified
Step 3: Demonstrating10 minsDemonstrationShowing and TellingDemonstrate basic hygiene practicesObserve and practice demonstrated practicesPractice of personal hygiene
Step 4: Role-playing5 minsRole PlayImitation and PracticeFacilitate role-play scenariosParticipate in role-playsApplying knowledge in social settings
Step 5: Note Taking5 minsWritingSummarizationDictate notes to pupilsWrite down notesRecap of the lesson’s key points
Step 6: Evaluation3 minsOral QuizQuestion and AnswerAsk questions based on the objectivesAnswer questionsAssessing understanding of cleanliness benefits
Step 7: Conclusion2 minsSummaryRecap Summarize the lesson’s key pointsListenReinforcement of lesson’s importance

Classroom Note:

Benefits of cleanliness:

  1. Prevents the spread of diseases.
  2. Enhances personal appearance and self-esteem.
  3. Improves overall mental health.
  4. Creates a positive impression on others.
  5. Promotes a healthy environment.
  6. Reduces the risk of pest infestations.
  7. Increases productivity and focus.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Can you list three benefits of cleanliness?
  2. Why is it important to be clean?
  3. How does cleanliness affect our health?

Note to Teachers:
Adapt the lesson to include local examples of cleanliness and its benefits. Encourage pupils to share their personal experiences related to cleanliness. Ensure that the instructional materials are relatable and understandable for the age group.

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Last Update: March 22, 2024