Meaning of Drugs (Primary 2)

Subject :

Social Studies

Topic :

Meaning of Drugs

Class :

Grade 2 / Basic  2

Primary 2

Term :

Third Term


Week :

Week 2


Instructional Materials :

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



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught


Benefits Of Living In A Clean Environment


that was taught in their previous lesson


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

  • Meaning of Drugs
  • Mention examples of drugs




Meaning of Drugs

Drugs are medicine

Drugs are taken when we are sick

Drugs may be solid

Drugs maybe liquid

Some drugs are in powder forms

Drugs in solid forms are called tablets

Drugs in liquid forms are called syrups

Other drugs are in capsules

Examples of drugs in tablet forms are 





Presentation :

The Topic is presented step by step

Step 1 : The class teacher revises the previous topics with them pupils

Step 2 : The class teacher introduces the new topic to the pupils

Step 3 : The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and he or she corrects the pupils when the needs arise



1. What are drugs

2.In how many forms do drugs exist

3.Mention two drugs in tablet forms


Useful Links 



The class teacher gives out a brief note of the topic that has just been taught and he or she goes round to mark

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




Categories of Drugs – Legal, Social Acceptable and Illegal Drugs

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