that have been taught in their various previous classes
BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES :
At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to
say the meaning of balanced diet
say why we need balanced diet
say the importance of balanced diet
say the result of not eating an adequate balance diet
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS :
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METHODS OF TEACHING :
REFERENCE MATERIALS :
Scheme of Work
9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
Balanced diet is a meal that contains all the classes of foods in the right quantity and proportion . Balanced diet is also known as adequate meal . Our meal must not be just one class of food . We must balance our meal . There are six classes of food which are
Carbohydrates : These are energy giving foods like yam , bread , rice , e.t.c.
Proteins : These are body building foods like fish , meat , eggs ,e.t.c.
Vitamins : These are protective foods that guide against diseases and infections like oranges , apples , bananas e.t.c.
Fats and Oil : These are coconut oil and palm oil. Oils made from vegetables and seeds such as olive, rapeseed, sunflower and soya oil, and fat provide the fatty acids and cholesterol needed to form cell membranes
Minerals : These are food items that produce healthy bones and teeth; They also help in muscles formation . Examples of such food items are dark leafy greens, fish, seeds, shellfish, mushrooms, whole grains, low-fat dairy, beef and lamb, avocados, tofu, dark chocolate, cheese, and dried fruits
In previous lesson, they were taught the importance of eating healthy food and they know that they are supposed to eat well but do they know what it means to eat well?
Eating well means eating a balanced diet. Balanced meal will help them to feel better, have more energy, keep healthy weight, and protect them from diseases.
Balanced diet means the food you eat should contain each of the food groups in the right proportion.
What is Balanced diet?
Balanced diet is the food that contains
All the six classes of food in the right proportion Mummy, always cook balanced diet for me.
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
What is food ,?
What is balanced diet ?
Say two benefits of balanced diet ?
Give two examples of carbohydrates .
Give two examples of proteins .
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.