Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 7

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Date:

Subject: Pre-Vocational Studies

Curriculum Theme: Home Economics

Topic: Care of The Mouth, Teeth and Tongue

Content: Function of The Mouth, Teeth and Tongue, Reason for cleaning our Mouth, Teeth and Tongue.

Specific Objectives:

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

  • List the functions of the Mouth, Teeth and Tongue.
  • List 2 reasons for cleaning the Mouth, Teeth and Tongue.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Chalk/Marker
  • Visual aids (pictures of mouth, teeth, and tongue)
  • Flashcards
  • Model of teeth
  • Mirror
  • Water

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

Content Development: CARE OF THE MOUTH, TEETH AND TONGUE

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Greet the pupils and introduce the topic.
– Show visual aids of the mouth, teeth, and tongue.
– Ask the pupils if they know the functions of the mouth, teeth, and tongue.
– Listen attentively.
– Observe the visual aids.
Step 2: Functions of the Mouth, Teeth, and Tongue15 minsLecture and Discussion– Explain that the mouth helps us eat, speak, and taste food.
– Discuss how teeth help us bite, chew, and grind food.
– Explain the role of the tongue in tasting food and helping with speech.
– Listen and take notes.
– Participate in class discussion.
Step 3: Reasons for Cleaning our Mouth, Teeth, and Tongue15 minsDiscussion– Explain the importance of cleaning the mouth, teeth, and tongue to prevent tooth decay and bad breath.
– Discuss how brushing and flossing remove food particles and bacteria.
– Emphasize the need for regular dental check-ups.
– Engage in class discussion.
– Ask questions related to oral hygiene.
Step 4: Evaluation5 minsQuestion and Answer– Ask questions to assess the understanding of the pupils about the functions of the mouth, teeth, and tongue.
– Provide feedback and clarification as necessary.
– Respond to the teacher’s questions.
– Seek clarification when needed.
Step 5: Note Copying5 minsNote-taking– Provide a summary of the lesson’s key points.
– Guide the pupils in copying the notes into their notebooks.
– Copy the notes into their notebooks.

Note:

Functions of the Mouth, Teeth, and Tongue:


– The mouth helps us eat, speak, and taste food.
– Teeth help us bite, chew, and grind food.
– The tongue assists in tasting food and helps with speech.

Reasons for cleaning the Mouth, Teeth and Tongue

  1. To prevent tooth decay
  2. To prevent gum disease
  3. To maintain fresh breath

Evaluation Questions:

Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

  1. What are the functions of the mouth?
  2. How do teeth help us?
  3. Why is it important to clean our mouth, teeth, and tongue?

Teaching Aids

  • Visual aids (pictures of mouth, teeth, and tongue)
  • Flashcards
  • Model of teeth
  • Mirror
  • Water
  • Toothbrush

Note to Teachers:

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style, curriculum, or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 27, 2023