• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 3
  • Age: 8 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Pre Vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Agricultural Science
  • Topic: Body Building Food
  • Content: Meaning Of Protein, Social activities: Body Building Food

Specific Objectives:
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  • Cognitive Domain:
  • Define protein.
  • List two examples of body-building foods.
  • Affective Domain:
  • Recognize the importance of consuming body-building foods for growth and health.
  • Psychomotor Domain:
  • Demonstrate proper pronunciation of the term “protein.”
  • Social Domain:
  • Participate actively in group discussions about body-building foods.

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:

  • Charts illustrating protein sources
  • Pictures of body-building foods
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Flashcards with the term “protein” written

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the concept of protein and body-building foods is crucial for children’s growth and development. It lays the foundation for making informed dietary choices.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have basic knowledge of different food groups.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Content Development: Body Building Food – Protein

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsQuestion and AnswerBrainstormingAsk students what they know about protein and body-building foods.Share their thoughts and ideas.Activate prior knowledge.
Meaning of Protein 5 minsLecture and DiscussionExplanationDefine protein and discuss its importance in the body. Show pictures of protein-rich foods.Listen and ask questions.Understand the concept of protein.
Social Activity 10 minsGroup DiscussionGroup WorkDivide students into groups. Each group lists two examples of body-building foods.Discuss and compile the list.Identify examples of body-building foods.
Class Activity 5 minsRole PlayDemonstrationUse flashcards to demonstrate the correct pronunciation of the term “protein.”Repeat the pronunciation.Learn the correct pronunciation of “protein.”
Note Taking 5 minsWriting Guided PracticeProvide students with written notes summarizing the main points.Copy important information.Summarize the lesson for future reference.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerQuizAsk questions related to the definition of protein and examples of body-building foods.Answer questions individually.Assess comprehension.
Conclusion 5 minsRecapDiscussionSummarize the key points of the lesson. Emphasize the importance of body-building foods.Share insights from the discussion.Reinforce the significance of a balanced diet.

Classroom Note:

Protein

Protein is a essential nutrient that plays a crucial role in the growth, repair, and maintenance of tissues in our bodies.

Examples of body-building food:

  1. Eggs:
    • Eggs are a rich source of high-quality protein, containing essential amino acids necessary for growth and repair.
  2. Milk:
    • Milk is a good source of protein, calcium, and other nutrients vital for bone development and overall growth.
  3. Chicken:
    • Chicken is a lean meat that provides ample protein, promoting muscle development and overall health.
  4. Beans:
    • Beans, including kidney beans, black beans, and lentils, are excellent plant-based sources of protein and fiber.
  5. Fish:
    • Fish, such as salmon or tuna, is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and protein, supporting both brain development and muscle growth.

Importance Of Including Body Building Food In Our Diet

  1. Muscle Growth and Repair:
    • Body-building foods provide essential proteins that are crucial for the growth and repair of muscles.
  2. Overall Growth and Development:
    • These foods contain essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals that contribute to overall growth.
  3. Immune System Support:
    • Body-building foods boost the immune system, helping the body defend against illnesses and infections.
  4. Energy Production:
    • Nutrient-rich body-building foods contribute to the production of energy.
  5. Healthy Bones and Teeth:
    • Many body-building foods, such as dairy products, contain calcium and other minerals vital for the development of strong and healthy bones and teeth.

Evaluation:

  1. What is the definition of protein?
  2. Can you name two examples of body-building foods?

Note to Teachers:
Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: January 17, 2024