Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
PREVIOUS LESSON – GOVERNMENT’S MAIN SERVICES
TOPIC – Consequences of Poor Service and Why Government is Unable to Provide Services
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
- Mention the consequences of poor services.
- State reasons why government is unable to provide service.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Pictures of government workers in offices.
- Resource person from government offices.
- Flip chart
- Use cartoon pictures of people doing the opposite for summary. That’s people running away from tax officer, somebody on PHCN wire etc.
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
CONSEQUENCES OF POOR SERVICES
If the services offered by the government are poor, the following will happen –
- Lack of trust
- High cost of living
- Ineffective workforce
- Disorganisation and confusion
- Anarchy and frustration
WHY GOVERNMENT IS UNABLE TO PROVIDE SERVICES
People enjoy and get disappointed by some of the government’s services because they are either unavailable or they are available but poor.
Here are reasons why government unable to provide some services –
- Increase in population
- Insensitivity to people’s need – government do not care about what the people need.
- Inadequate planning
- Lack of maintenance culture
- 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 discuss consequences of poor services.
- Pupil’s Activities – Discuss consequences of poor services.
- Discusses the reasons why government is unable to provide service.
- Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the reasons why government is unable to provide service.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson – How to Help Government to Provide Services
1. Mention 3 consequences of poor service.
2. State 2 reasons why government is unable to provide services.