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THE USES AND CARE OF THE SEWING MACHINES

SUBJECT: HOME ECONOMIC

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 3

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC:  THE USES AND CARE OF THE SEWING MACHINES

UNITS:

  • The uses of sewing machine
  • Care of sewing machine

ENABLE OBJECTIVES

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

  1. The uses of sewing machine
  2. Care of sewing machine

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Sewing Machine
  • oil
  • Hand needle
  • Fabrics
  • Tailor chalk
  •  Pins
  • Scissor
  • Threads of different colours
  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answers
  •  students will be taking the school Home Economic Laboratory for practical

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum.
  • Universal Basic Education  Curriculum (UBE)
  • Lagos State Home Economic Scheme of Work.
  • Online Materials.
  • Home Economics for Primary Schools.

                     MODULE CONTENT

CARE OF THE SEWING MACHINE

Taking care of the sewing machine is important because it will make the machine last longer.

  • Always cover the machine when it is not in use.
  • Cleaning the machine: always usea small dry brush and a soft cloth to remove dust and lint. Use a pointed instrument like a needle to pick out bits of thread and lint that cannot be brushed out or use air compressor.
  • Remove thread bits which are caught in the wheel and all lint and dust sticking to the treadle parts.
  • Change  needle regularly
  • Oil the machine at a regular time interval
  • Use a professional to apply grease inthe motor of electric sewing machine periodically.
  • Call a professional to service the machine from time to time.

USES OF SEWING MACHINE

  • It  is use to  sew piece of fabric together
  • It makes stitches regular and smaller.
  • It is used to repair clothes
  • It is use tofix a small hole before it becomes a large hole
  • It is used to add durability to seams.
  • It is used to re adjust garments so they fit you better
  • It is used to recycle old clothing into something new that you will wear rather than throw away and buy new once.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous term’s work.
  • The Teacher present the day’s lesson.
  • The Teacher explains the lessons in details.
  • The teacher gives room for pupils to ask question

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Mention Three Ways To Care For The Sewing Machine
  • Mention Three Uses Of Sewing Machine

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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