Components of Personal Security Security Education Primary 1 First Term Lesson Notes Week 10

Lesson Plan: Security Education for Primary 1, First Term, Week 10

Subject: Security Education
Class: Primary 1
Term: First Term
Week: 10
Age: 6 years

Topic: Personal Security
Sub-topic: Components of Personal Security

Duration: 40 minutes

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

  1. Define personal security.
  2. List components of personal security at home, school, and on the road.

Keywords: Personal Security, Safety, Home, School, Road

Set Induction:
The teacher will start by asking pupils if they know what it means to keep themselves safe and share a story about a child who practiced good personal security.

Entry Behaviour: Pupils have basic knowledge about safety measures at home and school.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Picture cards of personal security measures
  • Flashcards with names and functions of personal security measures
  • Short video clip about personal security
  • Whiteboard and markers

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge:
Discuss with pupils the safety measures they follow at home and school.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Observation
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication

Reference Books: Lagos State Scheme of Work

Instructional Materials:

  • Picture cards of personal security measures
  • Flashcards with names and functions of personal security measures
  • Short video clip about personal security
  • Whiteboard and markers

Content:

  1. Personal Security:
    Personal security means keeping yourself safe from harm or danger.
  2. Components of Personal Security:
    • At Home:
      • Locking doors and windows.
      • Not opening the door for strangers.
      • Staying away from sharp objects.
    • At School:
      • Following school rules.
      • Staying with your teacher or classmates.
      • Not leaving school without permission.
    • On the Road:
      • Looking both ways before crossing the street.
      • Holding an adult’s hand.
      • Not talking to strangers.

Fill-in-the-blank Questions:

  1. Personal security means keeping __________ safe.
    • a) Toys
    • b) Yourself
    • c) Books
    • d) Food
  2. At home, you should lock __________ and windows.
    • a) Doors
    • b) Books
    • c) Toys
    • d) Clothes
  3. At school, you should follow __________ rules.
    • a) Home
    • b) Playground
    • c) School
    • d) Library
  4. On the road, always look both ways before __________ the street.
    • a) Drawing
    • b) Playing
    • c) Crossing
    • d) Painting
  5. You should not open the door for __________.
    • a) Friends
    • b) Strangers
    • c) Parents
    • d) Teachers
  6. At school, stay with your __________ or classmates.
    • a) Neighbors
    • b) Teacher
    • c) Pets
    • d) TV
  7. On the road, hold an __________ hand.
    • a) Toy’s
    • b) Adult’s
    • c) Dog’s
    • d) Plant’s
  8. Personal security helps to keep you __________.
    • a) Hungry
    • b) Bored
    • c) Safe
    • d) Sleepy
  9. At home, stay away from __________ objects.
    • a) Soft
    • b) Sharp
    • c) Round
    • d) Colorful
  10. Not talking to strangers on the road is a part of __________ security.
    • a) Food
    • b) Personal
    • c) Playground
    • d) Study

FAQ:

  1. What is personal security? Answer: Keeping yourself

safe from harm or danger.

  1. Why should you lock doors and windows at home? Answer: To keep strangers out and stay safe.
  2. What should you do before crossing the street? Answer: Look both ways.
  3. Who should you stay with at school? Answer: Your teacher or classmates.
  4. Why shouldn’t you talk to strangers on the road? Answer: Because it’s not safe and they might harm you.
  5. Where should you keep sharp objects at home? Answer: Away from your reach.
  6. What rules should you follow at school? Answer: School rules.
  7. Who should you hold hands with when on the road? Answer: An adult.
  8. Is it safe to leave school without permission? Answer: No, it’s not safe.
  9. What does personal security help you to do? Answer: It helps to keep you safe.

Presentation:

  1. Step 1: The teacher revises the previous topic, which was “Office Security.”
  2. Step 2: The teacher introduces the new topic by explaining what personal security means and why it is important.
  3. Step 3: The teacher discusses the components of personal security at home, school, and on the road, using pictures and examples.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Explain the meaning of personal security.
  • Show pictures and explain the different personal security measures.
  • Engage pupils with questions and listen to their responses.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Look at the pictures.
  • Answer questions.
  • Share their own ideas about personal security.

Assessment:

  • Pupils will answer the fill-in-the-blank questions.
  • Oral questions during the lesson.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What does personal security mean?
  2. What should you do to keep yourself safe at home?
  3. What are some personal security measures at school?
  4. Why is it important to look both ways before crossing the street?
  5. Who should you not open the door for at home?
  6. What should you do if a stranger talks to you on the road?
  7. Why is it important to follow school rules?
  8. What should you do with sharp objects at home?
  9. Why should you hold an adult’s hand on the road?
  10. What does personal security help you to do?

Conclusion: The teacher goes around to mark the pupils’ work and provides necessary corrections.

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