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MEANING AND EXAMPLES OF COMMUNICABLE AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

SUBJECT: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 8

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: MEANING AND EXAMPLES OF COMMUNICABLE AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

UNITS:

  1. MEANING AND EXAMPLES OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
  2. MEANING AND EXAMPLES  OF NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  1. The meaning and examples of communicable diseases.
  2. The meaning and examples of non-communicable diseases.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

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

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answers
  • Pupils will visit a laboratory to see how people are tested for signs of different diseases

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

MEANING AND EXAMPLES OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Communicable diseases are diseases that can be spread from one person to another. It can be transmitted through direct or indirect contact. When a person becomes sick with a communicable disease. It means that germs have invaded his body. It is always a good practice to wash our hand always with soap and water to prevent germs because germs are afraid of soap and water.

Examples of germs are: fungi, virus, and bacteria.

EXAMPLES OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

  1. Measles
  2. Rabies
  3. Ring worm
  4. Leprosy
  5. Cholera
  6. Chicken pox
  7. Tuberculosis
  8. HIV/AIDS
  9. STDS
  10. Whooping cough

MEANING AND EXAMPLES OF NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Non communicable diseases are diseases that you cannot transfer to another person. That is it cannot be gotten through body contact.

EXAMPLES OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

  1. Cancer
  2. Asthma
  3. Malaria
  4. Headache
  5. Heart diseases
  6. High blood pressure
  7. Sickle cell anemia
  8. Diabetes mellitus

PRESENTATION

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

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  •  What are communicable diseases?
  • List three examples of communicable diseases.
  • What is non communicable disease?
  • List three examples of non-communicable diseases.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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