Primary Six Second Term
Scheme Of Work
Meaning of food preservation
State the meaning of food preservation
Explain food spoilage, waste and their disadvantages.
Reasons for preserving food
Mention reason for food preservation and Storage
State the importance of food preservation and Storage
Common methods of food preservation
Discuss common foods that can be preserved
E.g. perishable foods such as meat, fish.
Identify those foods that should be preserved
List and explain methods of preservation e.g. Smoking, salting
Sun drying under the sun e.g. cereals and roots, Vegetables etc.
Discuss the reasons for food preservation and How such food should be preservsed.
Air drying under room temperature for vegetables
Importance of air drying vegetables under room temperature e.g.
To maintain the colour
To retain the nutrients
Freezing and chilling e.g. meat, fish, milk
Explain the difference between “freezing” and “chilling”
Highlight and discuss the ways to preserve by chilling.
Freezing of tomatoes etc.
Describe how to clean before preservation
State how to portion it into different container before chilling
Food storage methods
Discuss food storage and labeling
Demonstration food storage and preservation
Methods of food storage
Explain two methods to be used in storing some common foods e.g
Sun drying e.t.c
Describe food storage and labeling of containers
copy notes on preservation and storage of foods
Home accidents Safety in the home
Meaning of home accidents
Name types of home accidents
Causes of home accidents
Spillage of water on the floor
Dropping of banana and plaintain peels on the floor
Cuts from knives, broken bottles/ plates
Burns and scald from naked fire and hot water.
Types of home accidents
Burns and scalds
Prevention of home accidents
-ways of avoiding home accidents e.g.
By not pouring water on the floor
By not keeping knives in the plates for washing
By not dropping peels on the ground/ floor
By not running behind the curtains
By not allowing children in the kitchen
Prevention of schools accidents
By picking the broken bottles from the floor/ ground
By not playing with sharp objects
By not running on a slippery floor
By not jumping on the desks and benches. The first aid box
Meaning of first aid box
Contents in the first aid box
Uses of the contents
Introduction to maturity
Definition of puberty
Definition of maturity
Changes observed in the body
Signs of puberty
Development of breast for girls
Menstruation for girls
Development of deep voice for boys
Growing of pubic and armpit air
Materials to be used and date Menstrual hygiene
Cleanliness of the materials used
Cleanliness of the body
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