Classifications Of Food

Subject :

Social Studies

Topic :

Classifications Of Food

Class :

Grade 2 / Basic  2

Primary 2

Term :

First Term,


Week :

Week 8


Instructional Materials :

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Online Resources
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • Pictures
  • Wall Charts



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught


Foods We Eat in Our Native Culture In Nigeria 


that was taught in their previous lesson


Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • say the classes of food
  • say the functions of each class of food
  • give examples of food that belong to each of these classes of food



Content :

Food nutrients can be grouped into the following:


  • Foods that give us energy (carbohydrates): They are rice, corn, bread, cassava


  • Foods that build our body (protein): They are beans, milk, egg, fish


  • Foods that protect our body from illness(vitamins): They are vegetables and fruits


  • Foods that promotes health and develops strong bones and teeth(minerals):They are banana salt etc




The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

Evaluation :

1) list four examples of food and their nutrients

Conclusion :

Summary: Teacher goes over the topic once again to enhance better understanding

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