Basic Science and Technology
Road safety rules
Primary 1 / Basic 1
Previous lesson :
The pupils have previous knowledge of
Safety measures on the road
Behavioural objectives :
At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
- mention the reasons to be safe on the road
- say the simple road safety rules
- point out the benefits of maintaining good road safety rules
Instructional Materials :
- Wall charts
- Pictures different types of local roads or highways
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
- Table, Chair, Chalkboard, Ruler, Bag, Basic Science Book
Methods of Teaching :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
Reference Materials :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
Road Safety Rules that Must be obeyed on the road
Always walk in a single file or line
Do not play rough on the road
Do not eat on the road
Always walk against the traffic by facing the on coming traffic
Do not run on the road
Always use the pedestrian bridge
Always look left, right and left again before you cross the road
Seek the help or assistance of an adult before crossing the high way
Use the pedestrian pathway when walking on the road
Obey all the traffic rules , law or regulations
Cross the road at zebra crossing
Little children should not cross the road on their own.
Children should use the zebra crossing, if they must cross the road.
If there is no zebra crossing then, they should carefully look on the left, look on the right and look on the left again and cross.
Children can also use the pedestrian bridge (that is bridge for leg users)
Children should ask an older person to take them across the road.
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.
The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.
He or she does the necessary corrections when and where the needs arise.
Mention Five road safety rules
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