Primary Six Second Term Scheme Of Work HOME ECONOMICS (PRIMARY 6)

Primary Six Second Term

Scheme Of Work 

HOME ECONOMICS

(PRIMARY 6)

 

WEEK 1

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

 

WEEK 2

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

 

 

WEEK 3

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

 

 

WEEK 4

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

 

 

WEEK 5

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
Freezing
Salting
Smoking
Sun drying e.t.c
Describe food storage and labeling of containers
copy notes on preservation and storage of foods

 

 

WEEK 6

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.

 

 

WEEK 7

Types of home accidents
Falls
Sprains
Burns and scalds
Cuts
Suffocation
Poisoning
Electrical shocks
Dislocation

 

 

WEEK 8

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

 

 

WEEK 9

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

 

 

WEEK 10

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

 

 

WEEK 11

Menstrual circle
Materials to be used and date Menstrual hygiene
Cleanliness of the materials used
Cleanliness of the body

 

 

WEEK 12

Revision

 

 

WEEK 13

Examination

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