Meaning, Examples of Common Crimes, Causes and Effects of Crime Basic 7 (JSS 1)

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

 

SECURITY EDUCATION

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM  

JSS 1

THEME – COMMON CRIMES AND SECURITY MANAGEMENT 

TOPIC – COMMON CRIMES, CAUSES AND EFFECTS

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning, Causes and Effects of Crime

2. How crime can be prevented.

 

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. Identify common crimes.

2. State the causes of common crimes.

3. Mention the effects of common crimes.

4. Report appropriately ways of relating with security agents.

5. explain ways of relating with security agents, school, and neighborhood authorities in crime prevention.

6. Avoid criminal behaviours.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of textbooks, charts, video clips, stickers, posters, 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. 

 

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 CRIME

A crime is an illegal act or an offence for which a person can be punished by the government.

 

EXAMPLES OF CRIMES 

1. Falsehood

2. Theft

3. Rape

4. Murder

5. Advance free fraud (419)

6. Sale of contaminated food

7. Dealing in fake drugs, etc.

 

 

CAUSES OF COMMON CRIMES 

1. Broken homes or divorce

2. Lack of parental care or irresponsible parents

3. Drug abuse

4. Peers influence

5. Poverty

6. Easy access

7. Politics

8. Deprivation

9. Unemployment

10. Population

 

EFFECTS OF COMMON CRIMES 

1. Disorientation

2. Confusion

3. Difficulty problem solving

4. Memory problem

5. Poor attention spans

6. Disturbed thinking

7. blaming someone

8. Reliving the event

9. fear/anxiety, anger and depression

10. Grief and guilt

11.Feeling helpless, isolated and desire to withdraw/hide

 

CRIME PREVENTION 

1. Removing target.

2. Removing items that may help commit an offence.

3 Access control

4. Surveillance

5.Rule settings

6. Cooperation with security agents, school and neighbourhood authorities in crime.

 

 

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. Guides students to identify common crimes.

Student’s Activities – Participate in class discussion leading to identifying causes and effects of common crimes.

3. Leads students to state the causes of common crimes.

Student’s Activities – State causes of common crimes.

4. Asks pupils to mention the effects of common crimes.

Student’s Activities – Mention effects of common crimes.

5. Guides the students to find out more information on ways of relating with security agents, school, and neighborhood authorities in crime prevention.

Student’s Activities – State ways of relating with security agents, school and neighborhood authorities in crime prevention.

 

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. identify common crimes.

2. mention the causes of common crimes.

3. state the effects of common crimes.

4. state ways of relating with security agents, school, neighborhood authorities in crime prevention.

 

 

 

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