Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUE
PREVIOUS LESSON – COMMUNALISM
TOPIC – TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to explain types of government.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Resource persons.
- Government institutions.
- Video chips
- Nigerian Constitution.
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.
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Course Book
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
INTRODUCTION – MEANING OF GOVERNMENT
A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
Traditional government is a government that is ruled by kings. For example, monarch – Oba, Emir and Obi.
- CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT
Constitutional government is a government that is ruled by the rules of laws. For example, parliamentary and presidential government.
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
Monarchy – Government ruled by the King or Queen, hereditary or succession. No end to tenure.
OLIGARCHY – Few people who are privileged or powerful.
PARLIAMENTARY – Government ruled by the prime minister.
PRESIDENTIAL – Government ruled by the president.
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Guides pupils to identify the leaders in their communities and what they do.
- Pupil’s Activities – Identify different leaders in their communities.
- Leads pupils to look at pictures and identify leaders in government and what they do.
- Pupil’s Activities – Identify leaders in government.
- Organizes pupils to discuss the difference between the two.
- Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the differences between types of government in groups.
- Organize a video clip for the pupils to watch.
- Pupil’s Activities – Watch video clips of government in action.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson – Difference between presidential and traditional government.
- explain the traditional form of government.
- explain the constitutional form of government.