HOME ECONOMICS JS III 2ND TERM
SUB-THEME: FAMILY LIVING RESOURCE MANAGEMENT/FOOD AND NUTRITION/CLOTHING & TEXTILE

Note- This scheme contains topic, performance objective, content, teacher/learners activities, as well as learning resourceS.

Week 1. Child development and care I
Objective: Students should be able to:
(1) describe the meaning and different stages in child development
(2) list factors that influence child
development.
Content:

(1) Meaning of child development and
stages of development of a child
(2) Factors that influence child
development.
Teacher: Guides discussion on stages of child development, factors necessary for child development, Gives a board summary
Students: Participate in class discussion, Copy the chalk board summary.
Resources: Charts showing different stages of child development

2. Child development and care II
Objective: Students should be able to:
(1) describe condition necessary for child development
(2) describe different types of care required by a child
Content:

(1) Conditions necessary for child development
(2) Care of the child

Teacher: Guides discussion on:
i. conditions necessary for child development
ii. guides discussion on child care
iii. gives a board summary
Students: (1) Participate in class discussion
(2) Ask and answer questions.
(3) Copy the chalk board summary.
Resources: Charts on stages of child development (2) Charts, toys and
play materials for children films, video clips.

Week 3. Child development and care III
Objective: Students should be
able to:
(1) describe common
childhood ailment
(2) enumerate the different types of
immunization required by a child
(1) Common childhood ailments
(2) Immunization for children
Teacher: Guides discussion on:

(1) common ailment in children.
(2) Immunization for children.
(3) gives a board summary
Students: (1) Participate in
class dissension, (2) Ask and answer question, (3) Copy the chalk board summary.
Resources: (1) charts showing children with different childhood ailments. (2) charts showing
immunization according to age

Week 4. Sewing machine I
Objective: Students should be able to:
(1) identify different types of sewing
machines.
(2) identify parts and functions of the
sewing machine.
Content:

(1) Types and parts of the sewing
machine
(2) Functions of parts of the sewing
machines
Teacher: (1) Teacher discusses types, parts and functions of each part of
the sewing machines, (2) Gives the board summary
Students: (1) Take part in the discussion, (2) Explain the parts of the sewing machine, (3) Copy the board
summary.
Resources: Charts showing the
diagram of the sewing machine

Week 5. Sewing machine II
Objective: Students should be able to:
(1) explain guidelinesbfor choosing sewing machine
(2) explain the process of taking care
of the sewing machine
Content:

(1) Factors that influence choice of a sewing machine
(2) Care of sewing machine
Teacher: (1) Discusses the factors
to consider when choosing sewing
machine, (2) Describe the care of
sewing machine, (3) Give a board
summary.
Students: (1)Take part in the discussion
(2) Ask and answer questions, (3) Copy the chalk board summary
Resources: Real object e.g. sewing machine

Week 6. Garment construction
processes I
Students should be able to:
(1) explain the meaning of some
terms used in garment construction
(2) state their importance to the
construction of garment

Content:
(1) Terms peculiar to garment
construction e.g.
i. facing
ii. hems
iii. openings
iv. fastening
(2) Make specimen
Teacher: (1) Guides students in discussing the meaning of and making of darts, tucks, opening, facings,
fastenings, hems etc, (2) Gives a board summary.
Students: (1) Take part in the discussion, (2) Make specimen
of:
i. facing
ii. hems
iii. openings
iv. fastenings
Resources: Sewing tools, equipment and materials

7. Garment construction processes II
Objective: Students should be able to:
(1) operate the sewing machine
(2) use the machine to produce a baby dress.

Content: Making of a simple baby dress using the sewing machine
Demonstrate the making of a simple
baby dress unsung the sewing machine.
(1) Operate the sewing machine
(2) Make a simple baby’s dress
(1) Sewing machine
(2) Sewing tools, equipment and
material.

Week 8. Food Hygiene and safety I
Objective: Students should be able to:
(1) define food Hygiene and safety
(2) explain the reasons for healthy food hygiene and safety.

Content:
(1) Meaning of food hygiene
(2) Reasons for healthy food handling
Teacher: (1) Discusses the meaning of food hygiene. (2) Reasons for healthy food handling. (3) Gives a board summary
Students: (1) Participate in the discussion. (2) Ask and answer questions. (3) Copy the chalk board summary
Resources: (1) Raw foods on display
(2) Charts showing stored foods.

Week 9. Food Hygiene and safety II
Objective: Students should be able to:
(1) state hygienic ways to handle food for safety.
(2) explain the meaning and causes of food poisoning
(3) discuss consequences of consuming contaminated foods
(1) Ways of handling foods for safety.
(2) Sources of food contamination and
poisoning.
(3) Meaning of food poisoning.
(1) Discusses the method of handling
leftover foods
(2) Discusses food poisoning
(3) Gives a board summary
(1) Practice how to cover their lunch
pack properly
(2) Mention ways of handling foods
in their homes
(3) Copy the chalk board summary
Food warmers (picnic boxes),
plastic packs, cellophane or
polythene bags, utensil and plates

Week 10. Food Hygiene and safety III
Objective: Students should be able to
discuss the sensory signs of food spoilage and causative micro-organism
Content: Sensory signs of food spoilage and causative micro-organism
Teacher: (1) Discusses sensory signs of food spoilage and causative micro-organism. (2) Gives a board summary.

Students: (1) Listen attentively.
(2) Ask and answer questions.
(3) Copy the chalk board summary.
Resources: Charts showing contaminated foods.

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