• Class: Primary 4
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 9 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Basic Science Technology
  • Curriculum Theme: Physical And Health Education
  • Topic: Personal Hygiene
  • Content: Care Of The Eye

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Identify proper practices for eye care.
  • Affective Domain: Develop an appreciation for the importance of eye care.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate basic eye care techniques.
  • Social Domain: Discuss the social impact of good eye hygiene and care.

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 showing eye structure and care
  • Projector/Slides on eye care practices
  • Real-life pictures showing good and bad eye hygiene

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding eye care is crucial for maintaining good vision and overall health. This lesson will provide practical skills and knowledge relevant to the pupils’ daily lives.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Basic understanding of body parts, particularly the eyes.


Content Development: Personal Hygiene – Care Of The Eye

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Introduction to Eye Care5 minsDiscussionInquiry-Based LearningIntroduce topic and ask pupils about their current eye care practices.Pupils share their eye care routines.Importance of eye care.
Proper Eye Care Techniques10 minsDemonstrationInteractive LearningDemonstrate proper eye care methods using charts and slides.Pupils observe and ask questions.Eye care techniques.
Benefits of Good Eye Care10 minsLectureExpositoryExplain the benefits of good eye hygiene.Pupils listen and take notes.Understanding the benefits of eye care.
Role Play5 minsRole PlayActive LearningOrganize a short role play on good and bad eye care habits.Pupils participate in role play.Practical understanding of eye care.
Note Taking5 minsWritingDirectiveGuide pupils to summarize the lesson.Pupils write down key points from the lesson.Reinforcement of learned concepts.
Evaluation3 minsQuestion & AnswerAssessmentAsk questions related to the lesson.Pupils answer questions.Assess understanding of the topic.
Conclusion2 minsSummarizationReflectiveSummarize the key points of the lesson.Pupils listen and ask final questions.Consolidation of eye care knowledge.

Classroom Note:

How to Care for the Eye

  1. Wash your hands before touching your eyes.
  2. Avoid rubbing your eyes with dirty hands.
  3. Wear protective eyewear when necessary.
  4. Limit screen time and take regular breaks.
  5. Visit an eye doctor for regular check-ups.

Benefits of Caring for the Eye

  1. Prevents infections and eye diseases.
  2. Reduces the risk of vision loss.
  3. Enhances overall eye health.
  4. Improves visual clarity.
  5. Contributes to a better quality of life.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Why is it important to wash your hands before touching your eyes?
  2. Name two things you should avoid doing to maintain good eye health.
  3. What is one benefit of regular eye check-ups?

Note to Teachers:

Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources. Encourage interactive and practical learning for better understanding and retention of the topic.