Values of Nationalism and Patriotism (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

CIVIC EDUCATION

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 6

THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS AND IDENTITY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – FIRST TERM EXAMINATION LINKS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

TOPIC: VALUES OF NATIONALISM AND PATRIOTISM 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

1. explain the value of Nationalism and Patriotism.

2. explain the value of Nationalism and Patriotism.

3. differentiate between national and non national symbols.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictures, magazines and textbook.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

 

MEANING OF NATIONALISM AND PATRIOTISM

Nationalism means the feeling of love and pride for one’s country.

Patriotism means loyalty to the nation.

 

VALUES OF NATIONALISM AND PATRIOTISM

1. Love – Love for one’s country.

2. Courage – Encouraging one another.

3.bRespect – Respect for ourselves, our citizens, and our natural resources.

4. Caring – Care for your citizens.

5. Defense – Defense of country is another important aspect of patriotism.

6. Promoting National interest.

7. Placing the Nation before self.

8. Loyalty to the Nation

9. Selflessness

10. Tolerance

11. Cooperation

 

EXAMPLES OF NON NATIONAL SYMBOLS 

1. Traffic symbols

2. School flag, logo, uniform, motto, etc.

3. Social group – lion club, rotary, young boys club, etc.

4. Associations – teachers, doctors and nurses, lawyers, etc.

5. Ethnic groups – Arewa, Afenifere, Brifra, etc.

6. Political parties – APC, PDD, etc.

7. Culture or tradition

8. Belief or faith

9. Private laws

 

 

DIFFERENT BETWEEN NATIONAL AND NON NATIONAL SYMBOLS 

1. National symbols represent the sovereignty of a nation while non national symbols represent a part or session of a national.

2. National symbols is the pride of the whole national. While non national symbols are pride of those its represent.

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Explains the meaning of Nationalism and Patriotism.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of Nationalism and Patriotism.

3. Asks pupils to mention contributions of any nationalist they know.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention the names of some nationalists their achievements.

4. Guides pupils to relate values to concepts and features of our national symbols;

Pupil’s Activities – Pick outcomes and values from our national symbols.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to list five values that are derived from nationalism and patriotism.

 

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