Dramatize The Stories On The Effect Of Harmful Herbal Medicine

Subject:  English Studies 


Class: Basic 2 / Primary 2 / Year 2


Term: Second Term / 2nd Term


Week: Week 5 & 6



WEEK 5 & 6


Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of



The Use Of Herbal Medicine


that was taught in their previous lesson.



Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson, learners will be able to

1. read the given narrative and expository passages fluently.

2. answer questions on the passages.

3. dramatize the story in the given passages.

4. make predictions

5. recall sequence of events.

6. draw conclusions.

7. recognize cause and effect.

Instructional Materials 

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Online Resource
  • Textbooks
  • Laptop


Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story Telling
  • Dramatization





Dramatize The Stories On The Effect Of Harmful Herbal Medicine


Ade : How are you Aina

Aina : I am fine

Ade : Are you feeling better now

Aina : No, am not feeling better now. My stomach aches and I am having a terrible headache

Ade : Give me your left hand. Take this powder. It is gbogbo nise (It can cure all ailments ). Lick it.

Aina : Okay. Thanks Ade. Let me lick it…



Some few minutes later, Aina situation has worsen and now she is vomiting and stooling together at the same time. Aina is rushed to the nearest hospital where she is attended to by Doctor Motunrayo


Doctor Motunrayo : What is the problem.

Aina with pains can hardly speak but manages to speak

Aina : I was having headache and I was given some powder by Ade to lick. After licking the powder, I had more pains and now I vomit and pass out faces too soon. Now I feel very weak.

Doctor Motunrayo : Let me take some blood samples and run some test.

After some minutes Doctor Motunrayo is back with the test result

Doctor Motunrayo : The test shows that Aina is suffering from Cholera and Dysentery. The powder that was given to her by Ade has been contaminated with mice urine and feaces. Maybe it is not well stored or the cover is left opened.

I will give you some medicine and if you take them as prescribed, you should be back on your feet maybe three or four days from now

Aina : Thanks, Doctor. God bless.


  • What is drug abuse?
  • Is it good to take drug without doctor’s advice?
  • Why was Aina vomiting?
  • Why was the powder bad?
  • Who gave Aina the powder?




Presentation : 

The topic is presented step by step

Step 1: The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2: The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation


Class Teacher and Pupils Activities. Interaction or Participation 

This involves class teacher and pupils’ interaction, conversation, imitation or modeling through discussion, play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught





1.What are herbal medicines?

2.People who produce herbal medicines are known as …………….

3.State two disadvantages of herbal medicines.




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