The story "Grandma's Medicine"

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The story "Grandma's Medicine"

Recommended for 7–8-year-olds.

This assignment is related to a topic for which you can find background information in the section "Are you using your medicine correctly?" of the "Basic information on medicine" page.

Learning goal

The goal of this assignment is to learn that you must not take someone else's medicine. The user of the medicine may be at risk if he or she cannot find the medicine in the familiar location. You can also be in danger if you take someone else's medicine.

Progress of the assignment

Alternative 1. The teacher reads the story "Grandma's Medicine" aloud and stops at the marked places. During the pauses, the pupils show thumbs up or down according to whether the characters of the story are doing the right or the wrong thing. The teacher then shows the correct answer with his or her own thumb. After the story has been read, discuss the topic together.

Alternative 2. First, the teacher reads the story "Grandma's Medicine" aloud, after which the topic is discussed together. Next, the pupils prepare plays related to the story in small groups.

Print out the story Grandma's Medicine.