Drug Use ( 2 )

Subject : 

Health Habits

Topic :

Drug Abuse ( 2 )

Term :

Second Term / 2nd Term


Week 3

Class :

Nursery 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have the previous knowledge of

Drug Abuse

that was taught in the last lesson



Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • say the meaning of drug use
  • say the reasons for using drugs wrongly


Instructional Materials :

  • Dolls
  • Comb
  • Lotion
  • Powder
  • Body cream



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


Content :

Drug Use (2)

Drugs are also known as medicine

We need to talk medicine when we are sick .

Do not take expire drugs

Some wounds may never totally heal up

Some broken hearts may not be healed

Do not play rough and do not get injured.

So that you may not have the need to take drug or medicine.

Do not use drugs all by yourself.

Allow adults to administer drugs or medicine

Keep all drugs out of the reach of children.

We may be hospitalized if we take drugs or medicine without being told to do so.

Drug abuse may lead to lose of life

Drug abuse is wrong and we should not do it.

Drug abuse may lead to madness


Drug Abuse/Addiction/Misuse and Sources of Drugs


Drug Abuse


Safe Use Of Drugs or Medicine 

1. We use drugs to cure diseases

2. We use medicine to treat injuries or wounds

3. We need medicine and medication to heal our wounds

4. At times we need some medication or drugs to prevent sickness or illness

5.When adults are stressed out, they need some special treatment or medication for relaxation

6. Some people take drugs to sleep


Who are the people that can take drugs or medicine? 

Anybody, be it






Or children

can take drug but it must be





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




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.



Mention four drugs that are commonly abused

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  2. ____________________________________
  3. ____________________________________
  4. ____________________________________