This Scheme contains week, topics, units, instructional Materials, teacher/learners activities for easy preparation of lesson note.


1- Test Interpretation
Interpretation of given test.
Time plan
Guidelines in making a time plan

2- Pregnancy and child development
The reproductive system of a woman
and man.
Explanation of the following terms –
ovulation, fertilization, signs of
Pre-natal / antenatal care,
Child birth preparation
Stages of labour.
Post – natal care and advantages.
Activities: Teacher should explain the meaning of pregnancy and child birth process.
Students:Listen to teacher, ask and answer questions.
Instructional materials: chart.

3- Pregnancy and child development
Baby’s layette
Meaning and contents of baby’s layette.
Factors to consider when selecting and buying baby’s layette.
Care of a baby.
Weaning of a baby.
Activities: Teacher should discuss babies layette and care of a baby.
Leads students to discussion.
Students: take part in class discussion.

4- Care of a toddler
Meaning and care of a toddler-feeding, hygiene etc.
Bowl and bladder control.
Meaning, importance and responsibilities of parents-modeling mentoring, provision etc.
Activities: Teacher should explain weaning and steps of weaning.

5- Child development and care
Meaning of child development, related terms.
Principles of development.
Factors that affect development and
Types- mental, physical, social etc.
Activities: Teacher should Discuss the topic, guides students on discussion.
Students: listen and participate in class discussion.
Instructional materials: charts.

6- Common ailments in children
Types, causes prevention and
treatment of each type.
Activities: The teacher discuss the topic with the students.

7- Common ailments in children
Immunization meaning and schedule.
Toys and play materials- Meaning of play.
Importance of play.
Types of toys.
Factors to consider when
choosing/selecting and buying toys.
Activities: Teacher should explain immunization and play in early childhood.
Students: listen and copy notes.
Learning materials: real
objects e.g. toys of different types.

8- Home health care
Common home accidents.
The home medicine chest/first aid box
and its contents.
Basic first aid to be given to accident
victim in the home.
Discuss the topic with the students.
Students: listen and ask questions.
Instructional materials: real

9- Food purchasing Contents
Factors to consider when buying-meat, tubers, grains, fruits and
Guidelines and procedures for
purchasing foods.
Wise purchasing practices
Importance of wise purchasing.
Advantages and disadvantages of wise
Record keeping.
Activities: Teacher should explain factors to consider when buying meat, fruits etc.
Students: participate in class discussion.

10- Market survey
Roles of co-operatives in consumerism.
Meaning of market and market survey.
Uses and importance of market survey, procedure for market survey.
Activities: Teacher should Lead students in discussion.
Gives assignment.
Students- listen to teacher and carryout assignment.
Instructional materials: charts.

11- Market
Types of markets e.g. stock market and e- market etc
12- Advantages and disadvantages of
each type.
13- Revision and Examination Revision and Examination


1- Sanitation in the home.
Meaning and importance of
Drainage system, types,
Maintenance and repair of blocked gutters, sinks.
Household waste and disposal.
Teacher explains sanitation in the
Takes students out to clean drains.
Students: participate in cleaning of gutters.

2- Household pests.
Meaning of pests, types, effect and
Explains pest and types.
Guides students in discussion.

3- Kitchen plan, hygiene and safety.
Kitchen plans- types.
Personal kitchen hygiene.
Safety measures in the kitchen.
Kitchen equipment and utensils;
types, uses and maintenance.
Activities: Teacher leads students in discussion of kitchen hygiene.
Students: participate class
Instructional materials: real
objects- kitchen utensils.

4- Table setting and meal services.
Types of table setting and meal
Table wares.
Entertainment, occasion for
entertainment e.g. wedding etc.
Guidelines for entertainment.
Plan for occasion.
Characteristics of a good host
and hostess.
Practical (prepare a simple dish for entertainment).
Activities: Teacher explains table setting and table wares.
Guide students in the discussion of good host and hostess.
Students: participate in class discussion.
Instructional materials: real
objects for preparing simple dish.

5- Test interpretations.
Practical continues in all the various
topics covered.
6-7Revision; Examination

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