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FOOD SAFETY – GUIDE TO FOOD SAFETY

SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 3

CLASS: PRIMARY 1

DURATION: 40 MINUTES 

TOPIC: FOOD SAFETY – GUIDE TO FOOD SAFETY

UNITS:

  • Definition of food safety
  • Guide to food safety

LESSON OBJECTIVES

At the end of this lesson, learners should be able to:

  1. Definition of food safety
  2. Guide to food safety

TEACHING AND LEARNING AIDS

  • Pictures showing different variety of foods
  • Whiteboard/ chalkboard
  • Informative  poster
  • Informative videos
  • Notebooks

TEACHING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Class Discussion
  • Questions and Answers

REFERENCE MATERIALS

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

                       LESSON CONTENT

What is food safety?  Food safety are things that we do to ensure that what we eat, drink or take into our body is not harmful to our health.

WHY WE MUST KEEP OUR FOOD SAFE

We must keep our food safe because food is a very sensitive substance and if it is not preserved it can cause health hazards such as cholera, typhoid, dysentery etc.

WAYS OF MAKING SURE THAT FOOD IS SAFE FOR EATING

  1. Food should be properly cooked
  2. Wash and clean the food items before cooking
  3. Food should be preserved in a safe place to prevent pest like rat.
  4. Our environment should be always clean.

GUIDE TO FOOD SAFETY

  1. Read food label
  2. Observe signs of food spoilage and what causes it
  3. Wash your hand properly
  4. Check the manufacturing and expiring date of food items like milk, sardines etc.

INSTRUCTIONAL COMPONENT

  • Teacher explains the guide to food safety using question method.
  • Teacher ask pupils if they have ever seen rotten food, how it looks and how it smell.
  • Teacher let the pupils know the importance of hand washing before preparing and eating food.
  • The Teacher write the note on the board.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson and answer pupil’s questions.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

The teacher ask the learners to:

  • Define  food safety
  • Mention two food safety guide

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