Last Updated on July 16, 2020 by Alabi M. S.
CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
THEME – ARTS AND CRAFTS
PREVIOUS LESSON – The Bass Clef on the Staff (Primary 2)
TOPIC – FESTIVAL
1. Meaning of Traditional Festivals
2. Different Types of Traditional Festivals
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 traditional festivals.
2. identify the different types of traditional festivals.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Costumes worn during some festivals, pictures of some costumes, accessories used during the festivals or pictures of the accessories.
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
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Identification of Traditional Festivals
Pupil’s Expected Response
1. Eyo festival
2. Yam festival
3. Masquerade festival
4. Argungu (fishermen) festival
5. Osun Osogbo festival
6. Oro festival
MEANING OF FESTIVAL
Festivals are ceremonies or events that people celebrate by coming together. During the celebration, people eat, drink, sing and dance.
There are different types of festivals – traditional festivals, religious festivals, etc.
Traditional festivals are indigenous festivals.
It is made up of cultural and spiritual activities which the people have created and developed during the course of history. It is pass on from one generation to and generation.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF TRADITIONAL FESTIVALS
1. EYO FESTIVAL
This a traditional festival in Lagos. The masquerade dressed in white garment. He prays for people and collects gift from them.
2. YAM FESTIVAL
Yam Festival is common among the Igbo. It is the celebration of New Yam Season.
3. MASQUERADE FESTIVAL
Masquerade Festival is most common among the Yorubas and Igbo.
Masquerade clothes are designed colourful and sometimes, plain like Eyo masquerade. Some of them are with curved images on their head.
4. ARGUNGU (FISHERMEN) FESTIVAL
Argungu Festival is also known as Fisherman Festival commonly to Sokoto and Kebbi.
The fishermen come out to catch fishes in the river and the man who catches the biggest fish wins a prize.
5. OSUN FESTIVAL
Osun Festival is the celebration of the people in Osun State.
It celebrates the goddess of the Osun river.
This festival is celebrated once in a year and has made the Osun festival an international cultural festival.
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. Asks the pupils study and identify different traditional festivals in Nigeria.
Pupil’s Activities – Study and identify different traditional festivals in Nigeria.
3. Discusses the different traditional festivals.
Pupil’s Activities – Explain the different traditional festivals in their locality.
4. Gives examples of traditional festivals and where they are practiced.
Pupil’s Activities – Gives examples of traditional festivals and where they are practiced.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. identify 2 different traditional festivals.
2. mention and describe 2 different types of traditional festivals.