-CULTISM AND DRUG ABUSE

FIRST TERM E-LEARNING NOTE

 

SUBJECT: SECURITY EDUCATION

 

CLASS: JSS 1

 

Week : Week 5

 

Topic : -CULTISM AND DRUG ABUSE

 

Previous Knowledge : Pupils are conversant with some of the previous topics that have been taught in the previous lessons most especially

 

RAPE AND MURDER

 

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

  • say the meaning of cultism
  • write out why some people join cults
  • mention how to reduce cultism in our society

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation

 

Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks

FIRST TERM 

 

WEEK 5

CULTISM AND DRUG ABUSE

Cultists are a bunch of people with dangerous beliefs,

Causes of cultism;

1] crave for power; many youths join cult to acquire some power ,they want power to avoid oppression

2 ]search for love; some youths join cult in search of basic need love and feeling of belonging,they wants to be with people they can share their minds with

3] search for security; Youths become cultists because they feel it will give them peace and protection from every form of harassment

4 ]influence of friends; some youths are influenced by their peer groups to be cult members,they may be persuaded by intimate friends who they feel must be respected and obeyed

EFFECTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF CULTISM IN SCHOOLS;

problem of maintaining discipline; school authority finds it difficult to instill discipline on cult members because of fear of being attacked

breakdown of law and order; cultism breeds chaos and fighting,this often disturbs the peace of the school and threatens the security of innocent students.

condones bullying and abuse of others rights; cult members use their power to infringe on other peoples right,they bully and oppress non-members

fall in standard of education; The fear of being attacked by cult members may force lecturers to award marks to cultist,this makes cultist half-baked graduate,

DRUG ABUSE;

Drug abuse is the abnormal intake of drug or any other substances,it can also be described as the illegal or wrong use of drugs and others substances,

forms of drug abuse;

usage of drug not prescribed by doctors.

using overdose of prescribe of drugs.

intake of hard-drugs like marijuana,heroin,cocaine and many others.

frequent intake of alcohol,kolanut,coffee,analgesic tablets,etc

Habitual intake of drug even when it is unnecessary

Dependence on sleep-inducing drugs.

causes of drug abuse;

bad company

need to suspend psychological problems

need to exhibit negative behaviour or face people

Easy access to drugs

need to keep awake.

Need to Excel

Poverty

Effects or consequences of drug abuse [individual]

mental disorder

death

broken home

loss of jobs

Abnormal behavior

menace to the society

increase in  social vices

road accidents

waste of government fund

reduction in working population

Dents on nation’s image

Increase in money spent in rehabilitating drug addicts

increase in crime rate

increase in rate of terrorism and insurgency

Prevention of Drug Abuse

Drug abuse can be prevented in the following ways;

The school curriculum; The inclusion of the topic in primary and post-primary curriculum is a good decision on the part of government

Family awareness; Through the mass media,parents should have more information about drug abuse and its effects

Public enlightenment programmes on drug abuse; Government should intensify effort at educating parents and youths about effects of drug abuse

school; school authority should from time to time ,educate their students on the subjects of drug abuse through special talks

Religious groups; churches and mosques should use the holy books to speak against drug abuse at their assemblies

sale of drug; Drugs should be sold by professional pharmacists and not the so called chemists in ramshackle shops

 

 

 

 

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;

 

Define the term ‘ Drug abuse

Identify five common ways drugs are abused by people

What are the causes of cultism

List four effects of cultism

 

 

ASSIGNMENT;’

What is Examination malpractice?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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