Third Mid Term Test Physical and Health Education Primary 4 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 7

Mid Term Test Physical and Health Education

Primary 4 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 7

Subject: Physical and Health Education

Class: Primary 4

Term: Third Term

Week: 7

Topic: Mid Term Test Review

Sub-topic: Review of All Topics Covered

Duration: 60 minutes

Behavioural Objectives

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

  1. Recall key concepts from all topics covered.
  2. Answer questions correctly on each topic.
  3. Demonstrate understanding through discussions.

Key Words

  • Review
  • Test
  • Recall
  • Answer
  • Discuss

Entry Behaviour

  • Pupils have previously learned all topics and are prepared for a review.

Learning Resources and Materials

  • Textbooks
  • Flashcards
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Past test papers
  • Worksheets

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge

  • Pupils have learned various topics in Physical and Health Education in the previous weeks.

Embedded Core Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Collaboration

Learning Materials

  • Textbooks: Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Instructional Materials: Flashcards, worksheets, and past test papers


  • Review of all topics covered in the term.

Physical and Health Education Topics for Primary 4

1. Martial Arts 🥋

  • Meaning: Martial arts are sports for self-defense and discipline.
  • Types: Karate, Judo, Taekwondo.
  • Importance: Builds strength, respect, and confidence.

2. Wrestling 🤼

  • Meaning: Wrestling is a sport where two people try to pin each other down.
  • Types:
    • Greco-Roman Wrestling
    • Freestyle Wrestling
  • Importance: Develops strength and technique.

3. Swimming 🏊

  • Types of Swimming Strokes:
    • Breaststroke: Swim like a frog.
    • Butterfly: Arms move together like a butterfly.
    • Front Crawl: Fastest stroke, arms alternate.
  • Safety Rules:
    • Always swim with a buddy.
    • Don’t swim right after eating.
    • Use a float if you are learning.

4. Pathogens and Diseases 🦠

  • Pathogens:
    • Bacteria: Tiny living organisms.
    • Viruses: Smaller than bacteria, need a host to live.
    • Fungi: Grow in moist places.
    • Worms and Protozoa: Parasites.
  • Diseases:
    • Communicable: Spread from person to person (e.g., flu).
    • Non-communicable: Do not spread (e.g., diabetes).

5. Relay Races 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️

  • Types of Relay Races:
    • 4×100m: Four runners, each runs 100m.
    • 4×400m: Four runners, each runs 400m.
    • Medley Relay: Each runner runs a different distance.
  • Skills:
    • Baton Grip: Hold the baton firmly.
    • Take Off: Start running when you get the baton.
    • Non-Visual Take Over: Pass the baton without looking.

6. Volleyball 🏐

  • Skills:
    • Digging: Stop the ball from touching the ground.
    • Volley: Hit the ball with your fingers.
    • Setting: Position the ball for a teammate to spike.
    • Smashing/Spiking: Hit the ball hard over the net.
  • Scoring: Get points by hitting the ball over the net into the other team’s court.

7. Drug Education 💊

  • Drug Use: Taking medicine correctly.
  • Drug Misuse: Using medicine the wrong way.
  • Drug Abuse: Using drugs for fun or when not needed.

8. Disease Prevention 🚫🦠

  • Hand Washing: Kills germs.
  • Using Masks: Stops the spread of germs.
  • Healthy Eating: Keeps the body strong.

9. Pathogens vs. Diseases 🦠

  • Pathogens: Germs that cause diseases.
  • Diseases: Sicknesses caused by pathogens.
  • Communicable vs. Non-Communicable:
    • Communicable: Can spread (e.g., colds).
    • Non-Communicable: Cannot spread (e.g., asthma).

10. Safety Rules in Swimming 🏊‍♂️

  • Swim in Safe Areas: Like pools or lifeguard-patrolled beaches.
  • Use Floats: If you are learning.
  • Don’t Swim Alone: Always have a friend or adult nearby.

Class Activity Discussion Primary 4 Physical and Health Education

Topic: Martial Arts

  1. Q: What is martial arts? A: Martial arts are sports that teach self-defense and discipline.
  2. Q: Name a type of martial art. A: Karate is a type of martial art.
  3. Q: Why is martial arts important? A: It helps build strength and respect.

Topic: Wrestling

  1. Q: What is wrestling? A: Wrestling is a sport where two people try to pin each other.
  2. Q: How old is wrestling? A: Wrestling is an ancient sport.
  3. Q: Name a type of wrestling. A: Greco-Roman wrestling.

Topic: Swimming

  1. Q: What is breaststroke? A: It is a type of swimming stroke.
  2. Q: Name a stroke that looks like a butterfly. A: Butterfly stroke.
  3. Q: Why should you swim with a friend? A: For safety.

Topic: Pathogens and Diseases

  1. Q: What are pathogens? A: Pathogens are germs that make us sick.
  2. Q: Name a type of pathogen. A: Bacteria.
  3. Q: What are communicable diseases? A: Diseases that can spread from person to person.

Topic: Relay Races

  1. Q: What do runners pass in a relay race? A: A baton.
  2. Q: How many runners are in a 4×100m relay team? A: Four runners.
  3. Q: What must runners do with the baton in a relay? A: Pass it.

Topic: Volleyball

  1. Q: What do you use to play volleyball? A: A ball.
  2. Q: Name a volleyball skill. A: Digging.
  3. Q: How do you score in volleyball? A: By hitting the ball over the net.

Topic: Drugs

  1. Q: What is drug abuse? A: Using drugs wrongly.
  2. Q: What is drug misuse? A: Using drugs without a need or for fun.
  3. Q: Are medicines drugs? A: Yes.

Topic: Disease Prevention

  1. Q: How do you prevent diseases? A: By washing hands.
  2. Q: What helps stop the spread of germs? A: Using a mask.
  3. Q: What type of food should we eat to stay healthy? A: Healthy food.

Topic: Pathogens vs. Diseases

  1. Q: What do pathogens cause? A: Diseases.
  2. Q: Can non-communicable diseases spread from person to person? A: No.
  3. Q: Give an example of a non-communicable disease. A: Diabetes.

Topic: Safety Rules in Swimming

  1. Q: Where should you always swim? A: In a safe area.
  2. Q: When should you not swim after eating? A: Immediately.
  3. Q: What should you use when learning to swim? A: A float.

Understanding Types of Pathogens and Diseases Physical and Health Education Primary 4 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 6

Evaluation Questions for Primary 4 Physical and Health Education

Topic: Martial Arts

  1. Martial arts help improve ____. a) Reading b) Strength c) Singing d) Cooking
  2. A common martial art from Japan is ____. a) Karate b) Football c) Chess d) Tennis
  3. Practicing martial arts teaches ____. a) Respect b) Laziness c) Sleeping d) Shopping

Topic: Wrestling

  1. Wrestling is an ancient ____. a) Game b) Art c) Sport d) Dance
  2. In wrestling, two people try to ____ each other. a) Help b) Hug c) Sing to d) Pin
  3. One type of wrestling is called ____ wrestling. a) Greco-Roman b) Basketball c) Baseball d) Marathon

Topic: Swimming

  1. A popular swimming stroke is the ____. a) Run b) Breaststroke c) Jump d) Hop
  2. The ____ stroke looks like a butterfly. a) Front crawl b) Butterfly c) Backstroke d) Sidestroke
  3. Always swim with a ____. a) Friend b) Dog c) Cat d) Book

Topic: Pathogens and Diseases

  1. Pathogens are ____ that make us sick. a) Plants b) Germs c) Animals d) Books
  2. A type of pathogen is ____. a) Bacteria b) Fish c) Tree d) Rock
  3. Diseases that spread from person to person are ____. a) Non-communicable b) Communicable c) Personal d) Local

Topic: Relay Races

  1. A relay race uses a ____. a) Ball b) Baton c) Stick d) Net
  2. The 4×100m relay has ____ runners. a) Two b) Four c) Six d) Eight
  3. In a relay, runners must ____ the baton. a) Kick b) Throw c) Pass d) Hold

Topic: Volleyball

  1. In volleyball, a ____ is used to play. a) Bat b) Ball c) Glove d) Stick
  2. A skill in volleyball is ____. a) Digging b) Painting c) Writing d) Reading
  3. To score in volleyball, you must ____ the ball over the net. a) Kick b) Throw c) Hit d) Drop

Topic: Drugs

  1. Drug abuse means ____ drugs wrongly. a) Using b) Avoiding c) Destroying d) Buying
  2. Using drugs for fun or without a need is called ____. a) Cooking b) Misuse c) Use d) Purchase
  3. Medicine is a type of ____. a) Drug b) Toy c) Food d) Drink

Topic: Disease Prevention

  1. To prevent diseases, we should ____ our hands. a) Wash b) Paint c) Wave d) Shake
  2. Using a ____ can help stop the spread of germs. a) Book b) Phone c) Mask d) Pen
  3. To stay healthy, we should eat ____ food. a) Junk b) Rotten c) Healthy d) Sweet

Topic: Pathogens vs. Diseases

  1. Pathogens cause ____. a) Health b) Fun c) Diseases d) Games
  2. Non-communicable diseases ____ spread from person to person. a) Do b) Do not c) Always d) Never
  3. An example of a non-communicable disease is ____. a) Diabetes b) Cold c) Flu d) Chickenpox

Topic: Safety Rules in Swimming

  1. Always swim in a ____ area. a) Dangerous b) Safe c) Dark d) Crowded
  2. Do not swim ____ after eating. a) Before b) During c) Immediately d) Hours
  3. Use a ____ when learning to swim. a) Book b) Computer c) Float d) Chair

Volleyball Skills Physical and Health Education Primary 4 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 4


Step 1: Revision of Previous Topics

  • The teacher revises the previous topic which was “Swimming Strokes and Safety Rules”.
  • Discuss key points and ask pupils to recall different strokes and safety rules.

Step 2: Introduction of New Topic

  • The teacher introduces the new topic: “Mid Term Test Review”.
  • Explain the purpose of the review and how it will help in the upcoming test.

Step 3: Pupils’ Contributions and Corrections

  • The teacher allows pupils to give their own contributions on each topic.
  • Encourage pupils to ask questions and participate in discussions.
  • The teacher corrects the pupils when and where necessary.

Teacher’s Activities

  • Guide the revision process.
  • Provide flashcards and worksheets.
  • Facilitate discussions and ensure participation.

Learners’ Activities

  • Participate in discussions.
  • Answer questions.
  • Use flashcards and worksheets.


  • Review pupils’ answers and understanding through discussions and worksheets.

Evaluation Questions

  1. What is the meaning of pathogens?
  2. Name two types of pathogens.
  3. What is a communicable disease?
  4. Give an example of a non-communicable disease.
  5. What are the four swimming strokes?
  6. Name one safety rule in swimming.
  7. What are the types of relay races?
  8. Describe the correct baton grip in relay races.
  9. What is drug misuse?
  10. Explain the difference between drug abuse and drug use.


  • The teacher goes round to mark pupils’ work and gives feedback.
  • Summarize key points discussed in the lesson.
  • Encourage pupils to study all topics covered for the upcoming test.

Martial Arts, Wrestling, Swimming, Diseases, and Drug Education Physical and Health Education Primary 4 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 1

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