Meaning and Components of Culture Basic 7 (JSS 1)

Last Updated on July 16, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM  

JSS 1

THEME – CULTURE AND SOCIAL VALUES 

TOPIC – MEANING, COMPONENTS AND FEATURES OF CULTURE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Culture

2. Components of Culture

3. Features/Characteristics of Culture

4. Cultural Differences in Nigeria

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, the students should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. define culture.

2. list the components of culture.

3. group the components of culture as materials and non materials.

4. state the characteristics of culture.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Music, dance, food, dressing, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Motion pictures of culture

2. Pictures of cultural display

3. Visits to museum

4. Regalia.

 

 

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

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

MEANING OF CULTURE

Culture a total way of life of the people. These ways of life include – language, music, dance, food, craft, occupations, etc.

 

COMPONENTS OF CULTURE 

– Material and non material culture.

 

FEATURES OF CULTURE 

1. Language

2. Food and dressing

3. Religion

4. Technology/ Craft, etc.

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF CULTURE 

1. We learn culture.

2. It tells us how different activities can be carried out.

3. It allows a range of permissible behaviours etc.

 

CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN NIGERIA

 

 

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 students some questions;

2. Explains culture with culture with concrete examples.

Student’s Activities – Ask and answer questions on culture.

3. Takes students to the museum and places of cultural interest to observe the display of Nigerian culture.

Student’s Activities – Observe and report Nigeria’s cultural heritage.

4. Guides students to discuss and identify:

  • components of culture – material and non material culture.
  • characteristics of culture.
  • the uniqueness of Nigerian culture.

Student’s Activities – Participate in class discussions.

5. Organizes cultural activities and displays of cultural artifacts.

Student’s Activities – Collect and display materials from the various Nigerian cultures in cultural activities.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Students to:

1. give a simple meaning of culture.

2. list components of Nigerian culture.

3. state some examples of material and non materials aspects of culture.

4. List characteristics of culture.

 

 

 

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