Secondary School Lesson Notes and Scheme of Work

SS2 First Term Food and Nutrition Lesson Note and Scheme of Work

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SS2 First Term Food and Nutrition Lesson Note and Scheme of Work


SS2 First Term Food and Nutrition Lesson Plan


Week 1-2: Introduction to Food and Nutrition


Lesson Objectives: Understand the importance of food and nutrition, identify major nutrients.

Activities: Group discussions on dietary habits, individual research on essential nutrients.

Week 3-4: Macronutrients – Proteins and Carbohydrates


Lesson Objectives: Examine the role of proteins and carbohydrates in the body, identify food sources.

Activities: Cooking demonstrations, group presentations on protein-rich and carbohydrate-rich foods.

Week 5-6: Micronutrients – Vitamins and Minerals


Lesson Objectives: Explore the significance of vitamins and minerals, analyze deficiencies and excesses.

Activities: Create nutrient-rich meal plans, conduct a class experiment on vitamin C content in fruits.

Week 7-8: Balanced Diet and Meal Planning


Lesson Objectives: Develop skills in creating balanced meals, understand portion control.

Activities: Design individualized meal plans, analyze nutritional content of popular dishes.

Week 9-10: Food Safety and Hygiene


Lesson Objectives: Learn the importance of food safety practices, identify potential hazards.

Activities: Group projects on creating a food safety manual, a class visit to a local kitchen to observe hygiene practices.

Week 11: Revision Week


Lesson Objectives: Review key concepts, clarify doubts, and reinforce understanding.

Activities: Quiz competitions, group revision sessions, and one-on-one discussions with students.

Week 12: Examination Week


Lesson Objectives: Evaluate students’ understanding of the term’s content.

Activities: Conduct written and practical exams, oral assessments, and project presentations.

Week 13: School Dismissal Week


Lesson Objectives: Reflect on the term’s learnings, set personal nutrition goals.

Activities: Individual reflections, goal-setting exercises, and a closing ceremony.

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