Forms of Local Architecture – Meaning and Forms of Local Architecture (Primary 5)

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

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS 

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 5

THEME: ARTS AND CULTURE 

PREVIOUS LESSON – 

TOPIC: FORMS OF LOCAL ARCHITECTURE DESIGN 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning of Nigerian Traditional Architecture

2. Forms of Traditional Architectural Designs

3. Tools and Materials for Building Traditional Houses in Nigeria

 

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:

1. define and describe the nature of Nigerian traditional architectural designs.

2. list the tools/materials used for building traditional houses in Nigeria.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Materials used for building traditional house in Nigeria.

2. Drawing/photograph of Nigerian traditional buildings.

 

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant link – 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION (ARCHITECTURE) 

Architecture is the art and science of designing the physical structure of a buildings such as houses, schools, places of worship, and office buildings.

 

 

MEANING OF NIGERIAN LOCAL ARCHITECTURE 

Nigerian Local Architecture are different types of houses (buildings) built and designed based Nigerian cultures or traditions using available local materials.

 

FORMS OF LOCAL ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 

There are varieties forms of buildings in Nigeria. These buildings are differ from one cultural group to another. Some of these are:

1. Grass buildings

2. Bamboo buildings with grass covers

3. Mud buildings

4. Circular or rectangular shape buildings

5. Mud storey buildings

 

LESSON TWO – TOOL/MATERIAL USED FOR BUILDING TRADITIONAL HOUSE IN NIGERIA 

Building materials for traditional houses in Nigeria depend on the available materials and weather conditions in a particular Locality. These materials are as follow:

1. Mud

2. Thatch

3. Wood

4. Cane

5. Trampoline

6. Knife

7. Cutlass

8. Rope

9. Straw

10. Grass and bamboo

 

REVISION AND WEEK 11 ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

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. Defines and describes the nature of Nigerian traditional architecture.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teachers definition of traditional architecture and write on the notebook.

3. Guides pupils to describe various forms of Nigerian traditional building.

4. Gives pupils the definition of Nigerian traditional architecture and

5. Asks pupils questions on traditional architecture and tools/materials for building.

Pupil’s Activities – Answer question asked by the teachers on traditional architecture and tools/materials used for building. Copy notes on traditional architecture and tools/materials for building.

6. Shows sample of materials and tools used in traditional architecture.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and touch the materials/tools.

 

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

Pupils to:

1. define traditional architecture in Nigeria.

2. list three tools/materials used for building traditional houses in Nigeria.

 

 

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