Attitude to Work – Meaning of Hard Work and Laziness (Primary 5)

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

 

CIVIC EDUCATION 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 5

THEME – REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE

PREVIOUS LESSON – Advantages and Disadvantages of Pressure Groups (Primary 5)

TOPIC: Hard Work and  Laziness 

LEARNING AREAS 

1. Meaning of Hardwork and laziness

2. Reward for Hardwork and Laziness

3. How to Encourage Hardwork and Discourage Laziness

 

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 discuss how to discourage laziness and encourage hard work.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts listing the suggestions.

 

 

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 Links

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF LAZINESS 

Laziness is unwillingness to work or use energy; idleness.

 

REWARD FOR LAZINESS 

1. No promotion

2. Demoted

3. Sacked

4. Debt

5. Become beggar

 

 

HARD WORK 

Hard work is willingness to work, putting a lot of effort and care into work.

 

REWARD FOR HARD WORK 

1. Promotion

2. Increase in salary

3. Respects

4. Praise

5. Progress

6. Trust

7. Freedom

8. Award and recognition

 

LESSON TWO – WAYS OF DISCOURAGING LAZINESS 

1. Discourage by less payment.

2. Punishment.

3. Denial of promotion, etc.

 

HOW TO ENCOURAGE HARD WORK

1. Providing jobs

2. Promotion

3. Upward

4. Review of payments rewards

5. National honour, etc.

 

 

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. Discusses hard work in the home, school etc.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussion.

3. Guides discussions on how to encourage hard work and discourage laziness.

Pupil’s Activities – Make suggestion and give reasons to support their views.

4. Encourages pupils to make suggestion and defend their views.

Summarizes the discussion.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy the board summary.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – work protest against inadequate payment.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. suggest two ways to discourage laziness and encourage hard work.

2. mention two rewards for hard work in the school, home and the nation.

 

 

 

 

 

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