Meaning of First Aid Social Studies Primary 4 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 6

THIRD TERM

Primary 4 Social Studies Third Term

PRIMARY 4

First Aid Basics and Emergency Hotlines

Social Studies Primary 4 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 6

Subject: Social Studies

Class: Primary 4

Term: Third Term

Week: 6

Topic: First Aid and Emergency Hotlines

Sub-topic:

  1. Definition of First Aid and Aid Box
  2. Who is a First Aid Giver?
  3. Emergency Hotlines in Nigeria (767)

Duration: 1 Hour

Behavioural Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Define First Aid and Aid Box.
  2. Explain who a First Aid giver is.
  3. State the emergency hotline number in Nigeria (767).

Key Words:

  • First Aid
  • Aid Box
  • First Aid Giver
  • Emergency Hotline

Entry Behaviour:

Pupils have seen or heard about emergencies and might have basic knowledge of First Aid.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Flashcards with key terms and definitions
  • Pictures of First Aid items
  • Diagram of an Aid Box
  • Emergency hotline poster

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge:

The teacher asks pupils if they have ever seen someone get hurt and what was done to help them. Discuss any experience with First Aid.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Observation

Learning Materials:

  • Primary 4 Social Studies textbook
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Flashcards
  • Pictures and posters

Instructional Materials:

  • Flashcards
  • Pictures of Aid Box contents
  • Poster with emergency hotline 767

Content:

  1. Definition of First Aid and Aid Box
  2. Who is a First Aid Giver?
  3. Emergency Hotlines in Nigeria (767)

Understanding First Aid

1. Define First Aid and Aid Box

First Aid:

  • First Aid is the immediate help given to someone who is hurt or sick before the doctor arrives. 🩹
    • Example: Putting a bandage on a cut.

Aid Box:

  • An Aid Box is a box that contains items used for First Aid. 📦🩹
    • Example: It has bandages, plasters, and antiseptics.

2. Explain who a First Aid Giver is

First Aid Giver:

  • A First Aid giver is a person trained to give immediate help to injured or sick people. 🧑‍⚕️
    • Example: A teacher or a parent who knows how to stop bleeding or treat burns.

3. State Emergency Hotlines in Nigeria

Emergency Hotlines:

  • The emergency hotline in Nigeria is 767. 📞
    • Example: You can call 767 if there’s a fire or someone needs urgent medical help.

Summary:

  • First Aid helps people who are hurt or sick.
  • An Aid Box has tools and supplies for First Aid.
  • A First Aid giver knows how to help injured or sick people.
  • Call 767 in Nigeria for emergencies. 📞🚨

Questions

  1. First Aid is the immediate help given to someone who is __________.
    • a) Happy
    • b) Hungry
    • c) Hurt
    • d) Sleeping
  2. An Aid Box contains items used for __________.
    • a) Cooking
    • b) First Aid
    • c) Cleaning
    • d) Painting
  3. A person who gives First Aid is called a __________.
    • a) Teacher
    • b) Driver
    • c) First Aid giver
    • d) Pilot
  4. In Nigeria, you can call __________ for emergencies.
    • a) 123
    • b) 456
    • c) 789
    • d) 767
  5. A bandage is used to cover a __________.
    • a) Flower
    • b) Book
    • c) Cut
    • d) Pen
  6. First Aid can help someone who is __________.
    • a) Lost
    • b) Sick
    • c) Dancing
    • d) Eating
  7. An Aid Box might contain __________.
    • a) Toys
    • b) Bandages
    • c) Books
    • d) Shoes
  8. A First Aid giver should know how to stop __________.
    • a) Water
    • b) Music
    • c) Bleeding
    • d) Traffic
  9. Emergency hotlines are used to call for __________.
    • a) Fun
    • b) Help
    • c) Food
    • d) Friends
  10. You can find an Aid Box in __________.
    • a) Hospitals
    • b) Parks
    • c) Shops
    • d) Schools
  11. First Aid is important for __________ situations.
    • a) Emergency
    • b) Birthday
    • c) Holiday
    • d) Shopping
  12. An Aid Box can have __________ to clean wounds.
    • a) Milk
    • b) Antiseptic
    • c) Juice
    • d) Paint
  13. First Aid helps people before the __________ arrives.
    • a) Teacher
    • b) Doctor
    • c) Chef
    • d) Farmer
  14. A First Aid giver must be __________.
    • a) Rude
    • b) Trained
    • c) Lazy
    • d) Angry
  15. You call 767 when there is an __________.
    • a) Exam
    • b) Emergency
    • c) Party
    • d) Adventure

First Aid and Emergency Hotlines

1. Define First Aid and Aid Box.

Q: What is First Aid?

  • A: First Aid is the immediate help given to someone who is hurt or sick before a doctor arrives.

Q: What is an Aid Box?

  • A: An Aid Box is a box that contains items used for First Aid, like bandages and antiseptics.

2. Explain who a First Aid Giver is.

Q: Who is a First Aid giver?

  • A: A First Aid giver is a person trained to give immediate help to injured or sick people.

Q: Can a First Aid giver be anyone?

  • A: Yes, as long as they are trained in First Aid.

Q: What should a First Aid giver know?

  • A: They should know how to stop bleeding, clean wounds, and help with minor injuries.

Q: Why is it important to have a First Aid giver?

  • A: They can provide immediate help and prevent the injury from getting worse.

3. State Emergency Hotlines in Nigeria.

Q: What is the emergency hotline number in Nigeria?

  • A: The emergency hotline number in Nigeria is 767.

Q: When should you call 767?

  • A: You should call 767 in case of an emergency, like a fire, accident, or medical issue.

Q: Can you call 767 for any problem?

  • A: No, only for emergencies.

Q: What do you say when you call 767?

  • A: Tell them your name, what happened, and where you are.

Q: Is calling 767 free?

  • A: Yes, calling 767 is free.

Q: Can children call 767?

  • A: Yes, children can call 767 if they know it’s an emergency.

Q: What should you not do when calling 767?

  • A: Do not make prank calls or call for non-emergencies.

Q: Who answers the 767 calls?

  • A: Emergency operators who can send help.

Q: Can you call 767 if someone is very sick?

  • A: Yes, if someone needs urgent medical help, you should call 767.

Q: Is 767 the only emergency number in Nigeria?

  • A: No, there may be other emergency numbers, but 767 is widely known and used.

Presentation:

Step 1: Revising the Previous Topic

Step 2: Introducing the New Topic

  • The teacher introduces the new topic using flashcards and pictures.
  • Defines First Aid and Aid Box.
  • Explains who a First Aid giver is.
  • States the emergency hotline in Nigeria (767).

Step 3: Pupils’ Contributions

  • The teacher encourages pupils to share their knowledge about First Aid and emergencies.
  • Discusses examples and corrects any misunderstandings.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Define and explain key terms using visual aids.
  • Discuss the importance of First Aid and the role of a First Aid giver.
  • Display the emergency hotline number and explain its use.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Listen and observe the visual aids.
  • Participate in discussions about First Aid and emergency hotlines.
  • Answer questions and share personal experiences.

Assessment:

  • Pupils answer oral questions about the definitions of First Aid and Aid Box.
  • Pupils explain who a First Aid giver is.
  • Pupils recall the emergency hotline number in Nigeria.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is First Aid?
  2. What is an Aid Box?
  3. Who is a First Aid giver?
  4. What items can you find in an Aid Box?
  5. Why is First Aid important?
  6. When should you give First Aid?
  7. What is the emergency hotline number in Nigeria?
  8. Who can you call in an emergency?
  9. Why is it important to know emergency numbers?
  10. What should you do if you see someone hurt?

Conclusion:

  • The teacher goes around to check pupils’ understanding and provide feedback.
  • Reinforces key points about First Aid, the role of a First Aid giver, and the emergency hotline 767.
  • Encourages pupils to remember and share what they learned with family and friends.
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