Community Hygiene : Cleanliness 

Subject : 

Health Habits

Topic :

Reptiles Control 

Term :

Third Term / 3rd Term


Week 9

Class :

Nursery 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have the previous knowledge of



Reptiles Control


that was taught in the last lesson



Behavioural objectives :

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

  • Say the importance of community cleanliness



Instructional Materials :

  • Charts on wheelbarrow, cutlass, rakes
  • Picture books
  • Wash Hand Basin

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 :

Community Hygiene : Cleanliness 

A community is a group of people living together peaceful in the same settlement or area.

Hygiene is a state of being very clean and neat.

Community cleanliness is a way of keeping our environment clean, tidy and neat.

People in the same area with outstanding sense of value for hygiene and cleanliness always come together regularly to scheme out ways to make their community or environment conducive for human existence


How People Can Make Their Community Clean

1. Community sweeping

2. Dusting

3. Mopping

4. Clearing of waste

5. Proper waste disposal

6. Clearing the drainage system free from blockage

7. Proper drainage system

8. Cutting grasses and bushes low

9. Use the incinerator if it exists in your areal

10. Do not litter with pieces of paper.



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 reptiles that are commonly found around us

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