Employment and Unemployment (Primary 5)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

SECOND TERM

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 5

THEME: HUMAN RESOURCES 

TOPIC: EMPLOYMENT  AND UNEMPLOYMENT 

Employment is work done to earn a living. Unemployment is having no work to do to earn money. Underemployment is not having a work to earn sufficient income (money).

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

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

1. explain the following: employment, unemployment and underemployment.

2. mention causes of unemployment.

3. list the causes of underemployment.

4. list some effects of underemployment.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have know that we get job to earn living.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts of different work.

 

 

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 EMPLOYMENT

Employment is work done to earn a living.

 

MEANING OF UNEMPLOYMENT

Unemployment is having no work to do to earn money.

 

MEANING OF UNDEREMPLOYMENT

Underemployment is not having a work to earn sufficient income (money).

 

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF UNEMPLOYMENT? 

1. Inadequate fund

2. Inability to work

3. Lack of necessary skills

4. Overpopulation

5. Laziness

6. Underdevelopment

7. Economic recession

8. Low investment

9. Lack of information

10. Lack of interest

 

 

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF UNDEREMPLOYMENT? 

1. No conducive environment

2. Lack of appropriate facilities

3. Inadequate training

4. Poor management

5. Lack of desirable job

 

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. Guides pupils to differential between employment and unemployment;

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the mean employment and unemployment.

3. Guides pupils to differential between employment and underemployment;

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the mean employment and unemployment.

4. Lists and discuss with the causes of unemployment and underemployment with the pupils;

Pupil’s Activities – List the cause of unemployment and underemployment.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to answer all the questions. 

1. ____________________ is work done to earn a living.

(a) Underemployment

(b) Unemployment

(c) Employment

 

2. ____________________ is having no work to do to earn money.

a) Underemployment

(b) Unemployment

(c) Employment

 

3. ____________________ is not having a work to earn sufficient income (money).

(a) Underemployment

(b) Unemployment

(c) Employment

 

4. Shortage of money to pay workers is known as ____________________.

(a) Adequate fund

(b) Inadequate fund

(c) Both

 

5. Economic recession is a major cause of ____________________.

(a) Unemployment and underemployment

(b) Underemployment and Employment

(c) Employment and unemployment

 

 

 

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