DRUG ABUSE

SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 6

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

TIME: 40 MINUTES 

MODULE: DRUG ABUSE

UNITS:

  • CONCEPT OF DRUG ABUSE
  • FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO DRUG ABUSE
  • EFFECT OF DRUG ABUSE OF STIMULANTS
  • SOCIO –ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE
  • SOURCES OF DRUG
  • SMALL SCALE SOURCES OF DRUGS
  • LARGE SCALE SOURCES OF DRUGS

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to know the:

  1. CONCEPT OF DRUG ABUSE
  2. FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO DRUG ABUSE
  3. EFFECT OF DRUG ABUSE OF STIMULANTS
  4. SOCIO –ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE
  5. SOURCES OF DRUG
  6. SMALL SCALE SOURCES OF DRUGS
  7. LARGE SCALE SOURCES OF DRUGS

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/ Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters
  • Explanatory  pictures
  • Explanatory videos

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Online Materials.
  • Social Studies Text Books for Primary Schools

                 MODULE CONTENT

CONCEPT OF DRUG ABUSE

Drug abuse is the use of drugs in a way that is improper and harmful to the person.

FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO DRUG ABUSE

  1. Peer pressure
  2. Ignorance
  3. Inability to resist temptation
  4. Lack of concern

EFFECT OF DRUG ABUSE OF STIMULANTS

  1. Sleeplessness
  2. Restlessness
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. Convulsion
  5. Dizziness
  6. Illness
  7. Mental disorder
  8. Withdraw dependence

SOCIO –ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE

  1. Poor working performance
  2. Debt
  3. Stealing
  4. Armed robbery
  5. Social outcast
  6. Inability to perform well in school
  7. Unsound mind
  8. Fraud
  9. School drop out

SOURCES OF DRUGS

Drugs can be gotten from small scale sources and large scale sources

SMALL SCALE SOURCES OF DRUGS

  • Hawkers
  • Herbalist
  • Provision sellers
  • Snack store
  • Parties
  • Inside Commercial vehicles
  • Beer parlours
  • Food canteens
  • Supermarket
  • Hotels
  • Night clubs

LARGE SCALE SOURCES OF DRUGS

  • Pharmacy shops
  • Patent and medicine shops
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • From drug manufacturing companies
  • Drug barons

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
  • The Teacher introduces the topic.
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

LESSON EVALUATION

  • What is drug abuse?
  • Name four effects of the abuse of stimulant
  • List five sources of drugs

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

Lessonplan

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