FOOD AND NUTRITION II

SUBJECT: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 2

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: FOOD AND NUTRITION II

UNITS:

  • Characteristics of nutrition deficient Person
  • Consequence of family Size on Nutrition

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this discussion in this unit, children should be able to know:

  1.  the characteristics of deficiency in a person
  2. The meaning of family size.
  3. The consequences of large family size on the nutrition of family members.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Fruits
  • Palm oil
  • Vegetable oil
  • Vegetables
  • Grains

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answer

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum.
  • Universal Basic Education  Curriculum (UBE)
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work.
  • Online Materials.
  • Physical and Health Education for Primary Schools

                              CONTENT

CHARACTERISTICS OF NUTRITION DEFICIENT PERSON

Some of the characteristics of deficiency are:

  1. Fatigue
  2. Poor night vision
  3. Muscle pain and  weakness
  4. Depression
  5. Easy Bruising
  6. Dry Hair
  7. Tingly Feet and Wobbly Walking
  8. Fragile Finger Nails
  9. Frequent  Infection
  10. Stretch Mark
  11. Cracks in the corners of your mouth.
  12. Ageing in children

CONSEQUENCE OF FAMILY SIZE ON NUTRITION

FAMILY SIZE: it is the number of people in a family and house.

Size of family can also affect nutrition.

The following are some of the consequences of large family size on Nutrition

  1. Frequent visit to hospital for medication due to poor nutrition
  2. Lack of enough food
  3. Poor health
  4. They are Victims of diseases like Kwashiorkor, anemia, scurvy.
  5. Low child care
  6. Exposure to dirty environment
  7. Begging
  8. Stunted growth
  9. Lead to poverty
  10. Starvation

PRESENTATION

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

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What is Family size?
  • Mention five characteristics of nutrition deficient person.
  • Mention five consequence of family size on nutrition.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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