Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Dangers of Poor Personal Hygiene G7 L-2

Plan of work for period ending day----month----year----

Lesson:  2
Unit: Resources
Subject: Hygiene
Grade: 7
a. Personal hygiene
b. Introduction of the design brief.

. At the end of the lesson students should be able to explain personal hygiene
1. Create a chart to show good personal hygienic practices
2. Prepare a personal hygiene kit
3. Put on a skit on the effects of poor hygienic practices.
4. Make a list of communicable diseases brought on by poor hygienic practices.
5. Try answering the focus question using the design brief.

1 week of 6 30 minutes sessions
Practicing good hygiene is the first and foremost way of preventing the spread of diseases.
Discussing, constructing tables, writing, dramatizing

:Focus Question:
1. Students are always making unkind remarks about Mary because she is always dirty and carries an   unpleasant odor. What can you do to help Mary?
2. You notice that Paul never washes his hand after using the bath room .What could be the result of that? Explain to Paul the dangers.

Teaching Method:
Question and answer, class discussion, brain storming, dramatization, illustration,
Instructional Aid:
Health charts, text books, concrete object for aiding personal hygiene
Home Economics a Caribbean Approach, health education flyers and pamplets

Content Outline:
1. Personal hygiene is cleaning of the body and following good hygienic practices to prevent or reducing bacterial growth so as to inhibit the spread of communicable diseases and to enhance good health .
2. Areas of the body needing special attention e.g. (behind ear, under arms, groin, nails, under breast, hair, mouth and teeth.
3. Regularity of changing inner and outer garment.
4. Grooming and washing of hair, body, feet.
5. Reduction of body odor by use of deodorant, soap, tooth brush and paste.
6. Proper hygiene when handling  food after using bath room .

a. Brain storming what is good hygiene.
b. Students give a definition of good hygiene, class discussion and explanation of terms.
c. Students are introduced to the focus question and they will try to answer
d. Teacher introduces the process of using the design brief to solve problems
e. Students separate in group to prepare a skit to answer focus questions
f. Students start planning how and what they will put in a personal hygiene kit.
g. Students present skit to class.
h. Students display their hygiene kit and the class will critique them.

Students make a chart of good hygiene practices, and do a mini research on
Some of the diseases that affect humans due to poor personal hygiene.

Author(Soy Criada) Juliet Christie Murray

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