OUTDOOR RECREATION ACTIVITIES (Camping activities)

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

SUBJECT: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

TERM: SECOND TERM

THEME: RECREATION

WEEK: WEEK 11

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC:  OUTDOOR RECREATION ACTIVITIES (Camping activities)

UNITS:

  • Definition of outdoor activities
  • Suitable outdoor activities
  • Importance of outdoor recreation

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Definition of outdoor activities
  • Identify Suitable outdoor recreation  activities
  • Importance of outdoor recreational activities
  • Explain the precautions to be taken in organizing outdoor education activities for children

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

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

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answers

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum.
  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum (UBE)
  • Unified Schemes of Work for Lagos State Primary Schools (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work for Physical and Health Education.
  • Internet.
  • Edudelight Physical and Health Education for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: The students are familiar with recreation activities.

WORD FILE:  programmes,  premises, recreational,  cooperation .            

                              CONTENT

               OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Outdoor Recreational activities are learning activities carried out within or outside one’s environment during free time. It could be within the school premises, in the forest, bus, beach, riverside, mountains etc. it can be called a camping programmes.

IMPORTANCE OF OUTDOOR RECREATION (OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAMMES)

  1. It helps to see nature at first hand.
  2. It helps to learn and acquire skills in outdoor recreational craft.
  3. It provides fun and enjoyment.
  4. It leads to social integration
  5. It helps to develop sense of leadership and good citizenship
  6. It helps to build interest in adventure
  7. It build self-reliance and cooperation among others.
  8. It helps to appreciate the gift of nature
  9. It promote mental and social stability.

EXAMPLES OF OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  1. Camping
  2. Picnic
  3. Visit to industries
  4. Visit to places of interest
  5. Overnight outing
  6. Bicycling
  7. Hunting
  8. Horse ridding
  9. Adventure trip
  10. Social dances
  11. Gardening
  12. Nature study
  13. Pottery
  14. Mountaineering
  15. Canoeing
  16. Visiting game reserve
  17. Basket weaving
  1. Overnight outing

TYPES OF CAMPING Activities

  1. School camping: organize for children within the school or outside the school.
  2. Religious camping:
  3. Youth camping: organize by associations like boys’ brigade, Boy Scout, girl guilds.

CAMPING ACTIVITIES PROGRAMMES

  1. Sport activities like swimming, basketball, volley ball etc.
  2. Social activities like singing, music, drama, debate, radio plays.
  3. Creative arts and crafts such as pottery, wood carving, oil painting, cardboard, sculpture.

GUIDELINES FOR ORGANIZING OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAMMES

FOR CHILDREN

  1. Ensure the environment to be used is safe and healthy.
  2. Includes different educative learning experience
  3. Matured and experience personnel must be involved
  4. Take permission from parents, school authority and the various institutions concerned.
  5. Prepare adequately before going out
  6. The purpose of the programmes must be clearly specified.
  7.  

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (RECREATION ACTIVITIES).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic (OUTDOOR RECREATION ACTIVITIES).
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

  • Learners participate in the class discussion

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

Teacher ask the learners to:

  • What is recreation
  • Mention three (3) outdoor recreational activities.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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