MEANING AND SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF DISEASES

Subject :

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

Topic :

MEANING AND SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF DISEASES

Class :

PRIMARY FIVE (5)

 

THIRD TERM

 

 

WEEK 7

 

 

LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos

 

Instructional Materials :

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work.
  • Online Materials.
  • Physical and Health Education for Primary Schools

 

 

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught

 

Meaning of Sickness  and illness

 

in their previous lesson

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this discussion in this unit, children should be able to know:

  1. The meaning of Sickness.
  2. The meaning of illness.
  3. How to prevent diseases

 

 

Content :

 

 

 

 MEANING OF SIGNS

The following are different meaning of signs:

  • It is indication that something is happening.
  • It is what a doctor can objectively detect.
  • It is an event whose presence indicate the probable occurrence of something.
  • It indication of some medical fact that may be detected by a physician during examination of a patient.

MEANING OF SYMPTOM

The following are different meaning of symptom:

  • It is something that a patient notice or feel.
  • It is the physical condition which shows that someone has a particular illness
  • Change in the body or mind.

Like when a patient is feeling pain or dizzy. It shows early stages of fever or virus infection.

                TYPES OF SYMPTOM

  1. Chronic symptoms
  2. Relapsing symptoms
  3. Remitting symptom

Presentation

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 :

  • What is Balanced diet?
  • What is meaning of Signs?
  • What is the meaning of symptom?

 

Conclusion :

 

The teacher summarize the lesson. He or she gives out a board summary of the topic as note . He or she goes round to mark and does the necessary corrections

 

 

 

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