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Specific Learning Outcomes for Sub-strand 2.1 Hand Washing

By the end of the sub strand the learner should be able to;

  1. wash hands appropriately for personal hygiene,
  2. demonstrate hand washing behaviour at critical times, 
  3. appreciate the need to wash hands for personal hygiene,
  4. tell the importance of washing hands. 

Suggested Learning Experiences 

  • Learners observe the demonstration of  washing hands
  • Learners are guided to wash hands appropriately.  
  • In groups learners practice washing hands
  • Learners sing songs and recite poems related to hand washing as they wash hands
  • Learners watch  videos on hand washing demonstrations

Key Inquiry Question(s)

  1.  Why do we wash hands?
  2. How do we wash hands?
  3. When do we wash our hands?

 Core-Competence to be developed ;

  • Communication and collaboration-through working in groups
  • Self- efficacy-Washing hands appropriately

•       Learning to learn-demonstrate hand washing behaviour at critical times

Link to Pertinent and contemporary Issues

•     Loving myself (self-esteem as they demonstrate hand washing behaviour.

Link to other activity areas

  • Language activities ,
  • Music and Movement Activities
  • Psychomotor and Creative Activities

Suggested Non formal activities to support learning:  

  • Hand washing days
  • Clubs and Societies

Suggested Resources:   

Hand washing facilities, charts of people washing hands, videos, water, soap

Link to values:

  • respect
  • Responsibility

Suggested Community service learning activities:

•     Parents empowerment and engagement –the parents to provide materials for hand washing, act as resource persons

 Suggested assessment:

  • Oral questions 
  • Observation
  • Portfolios
  • Checklists

Suggested Assessment Rubrics

Exceeds Expectation

 Able to tell why we should wash hands appropriately

tell critical times to wash their hand,Assist others in hand washing.

 Meets Expectation

 Able to tell  why we should wash  hands, wash hands appropriately and tell critical times to wash their hands

 Approaches Expectation

Able to tell why we should wash hands appropriately.

Below Expectation

 Able to wash hands but cannot tell why we should wash  hands

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By Depa

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