Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
say the meaning of safety
list some safety rules
explain what someone can do if some one feels unsafe or not secure
The road is a very busy place with a lot of vehicular traffic going ups and downs Children may have need to cross the street when school bus drops them, they may need to cross the street to a friend’s house or to buy something across the street. They need to be equipped with the knowledge of how to cross the road.
Whenever there is a need for the pupils to cross the road , the learners must always look for the assistance of any elder around to help them to cross the road safely .
But in the absence of adults then the pupils must be equipped with the knowledge of road safety most especially when it comes to crossing the road because as time goes on they will need the skill
Tell them that they should look to their right hand side, look to the left and then right again.
If a vehicle is coming, they should wait.
If no vehicle is in sight, they should look to their right hand side, look to the left and then right again before they cross.
They should never cross at bends————– this is because if the road is bent, they may
not be able to see an on-coming vehicle.
They should never cross in between stationary vehicles because the cars or vehicles may block the site of the drivers and the drivers may not be able to see the pupils from afar .
When they hear a car horn, they should stop and look to know where the vehicle is coming from and why the car is blasting its horn .
Teach them never to run on across roads or along the roads because this is very dangerous . When pupils run , there is a possibility that they may fall and injure themselves . When they want to cross the road , they should look to their right hand side, look to the left and then right again and walk smartly across the road .There is no need for them to run across the road because this is very dangerous and risky . When no vehicles are forthcoming on the road , then you can safely cross the road
They should always use the sidewalks that is meant for pedestrians when walking on the road
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
Answer the following questions by saying yes or no
Before you cross the road , you must look right , left and right again before you cross the road
Should we play rough on the road ?
What are the colours of the traffic light
Use the pedestrian bridge if there is one
Do not play rough on the road
stop, wait , look and be careful before you cross the road
The class teacher makes sure that the pupils copy the short note and he or she marks