Meaning and Reasons of Traffic Regulations and Signs (Primary 4)

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

 

CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGIOUS AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 4

THEME – TRAFFIC REGULATIONS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Useful and Quick Links for Second Term Plan Lesson Notes All Subjects Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6

TOPIC – TRAFFIC REGULATIONS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning and Importance of Traffic Regulations

2. Reasons for Obeying Traffic Regulations

3. Traffic Signs

 

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 meaning of traffic regulations and the need for them.

2. List importance of road traffic signs and draw them.

3. Explain how and why we should obey traffic regulations.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. The Highway Code

2. Resource persons

3. Pictures of road traffic signs

4. Resource persons to present a talk on the needs to obey road signs.

 

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Civic Education Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6 Link

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – MEANING OF TRAFFIC REGULATIONS 

Traffic regulations are the rules and laws made for the control of goods, people and vehicles on our roads.

It is for the safety of the people using the roads.

 

THE NEED FOR TRAFFIC REGULATIONS 

1. For safety on the roads.

2. For safety of life and  property.

3. To prevent accidents.

4. To help us reach our destinations faster.

5. To enjoy a stress free journey.

 

 

LESSON TWO – TRAFFIC SIGNS 

  • Traffic lights

Stop – Red colour

Get ready – Amber colour

Go – Green colour

 

 

  • T – junction

 

 

  • Stop

 

 

  • No U – turn

 

 

 

 

  • No stopping, no parking, no waiting, no trading

 

 

  • Bend signs

 

 

  • Zebra crossing

 

 

There are signs, which show hospitals, schools where drivers are to slow down. Other includes – general danger sign, children crossing, road work, blind people drive carefully, give way, pedestrian crossing, countdown sign and Y junction.

 

LESSON THREE – WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

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. Helps the pupils to define the meaning of traffic regulations and points out the need for them;

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of traffic regulations and points out the need for them.

3. Invites a resource person to talk on pupils on Highway Code and signs;

Pupil’s Activities – Look at the traffic signs and draw them. Listen to the resources persons.

4. Asks pupils related questions;

Pupil’s Activities – Answer teacher’s questions.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – reasons for obeying traffic regulations.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. Explain concept of traffic regulations and point out the need for them.

2. List 3 important of road traffic signs and draw them.

 

 

 

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