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MEANING OF SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF DISEASES

SUBJECT: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 7

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: MEANING OF SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF DISEASES

UNITS:

  1. MEANING OF  SIGNS
  2. MEANING OF SYMPTOMS

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  1. The meaning of Sickness.
  2. The meaning of illness.
  3. How to prevent 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 OF SIGNS

The following are different meaning of signs:

  • It is indication that something is happening.
  • It is what a doctor can objectively detect.
  • It is an event whose presence indicate the probable occurrence of something.
  • It indication of some medical fact that may be detected by a physician during examination of a patient.

MEANING OF SYMPTOM

The following are different meaning of symptom:

  • It is something that a patient notice or feel.
  • It is the physical condition which shows that someone has a particular illness
  • Change in the body or mind.

Like when a patient is feeling pain or dizzy. It shows early stages of fever or virus infection.

                TYPES OF SYMPTOM

  1. Chronic symptoms
  2. Relapsing symptoms
  3. Remitting symptom

PRESENTATION

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

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  •  What is meaning of Signs?
  • What is the meaning of symptom?

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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