Aspects in which All Religions are Different (Primary 4)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 11 

PRIMARY 4

THEME – OUR RELIGION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – ASPECTS IN WHICH ALL RELIGIONS ARE SIMILAR

TOPIC – ASPECTS IN WHICH ALL RELIGIONS ARE DIFFERENT 

 

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 state the difference in all religions.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Charts showing church, mosque and shrine.
  2. Bible
  3. Quran
  4. Rosary
  5. Tasbih
  6. Cowries

 

 

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

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

 

INTRODUCTION – RELIGION

Religion is the belief, faith and worship in the existence of God. Religion is also the mode of worshipping God. The major religion in Nigeria are Christianity, Islam and Traditional religions.

 

ASPECTS IN WHICH ALL RELIGIONS ARE DIFFERENT 

1. Name of God 

  • Christians call him God.
  • Muslims call him Allah.
  • Traditional religion call him by different names including Chukwu, Olodumare, Oghene, Abasi. Also they have different names for their various gods and goddesses, such as Olokun, Orisa, Amadioha.

 

2. Places of worship 

  • Christians worship in churches.
  • Muslims worship in mosques.
  • Traditional worshippers worship in shrines.

 

3. Methods of worship 

some kneel down to pray. Others bow or stand upright to pray, while some prostrate or lie with their faces on the ground.

 

4. Materials used in worship 

  • Christians use the Bible.
  • Muslims use stringed beads.
  • Traditional worshipers use idols, animals, cowries and kola nuts.

 

5. Style of dressing 

Some wear white garments, coloured garments, special apparel with beads and charm around their bodies, while others wear normal clothes to their various worship centres.

 

6. Mode of prayer 

  • Christians pray through Jesus Christ.
  • Muslims pray through prophet Muhammad
  • Traditional pray through gods and goddesses.

 

7. Religion leaders 

  • Pastors for the Christians
  • Imams for the Muslims
  • Priests for the Traditional religions

 

 

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 the differences in religion practices.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Mention the differences in religion practices.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Revision, Test and Examination

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

 

Mention 5 aspects in which all religions are different. 2 marks each.

 

1. __________________________________________________________

 

2. __________________________________________________________

 

3. __________________________________________________________

 

4. __________________________________________________________

 

5. __________________________________________________________

 

Complete the following statements.

 

6. Christians worship in _________________________.

 

7. Muslims worship in _________________________.

 

8. Traditional worshippers worship in _________________________.

 

9. _________________________ use the Bible.

 

10. _________________________ use stringed beads.

 

11. ________________________ use idols, animals, cowries and kola nuts.

 

12. Pastors for the _________________________.

 

13. Imams for the _________________________.

 

14. Priests for the _________________________.

 

15. __________________________ is a way in which people worship God.

 

 

 

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