Christ wants Us to be the Salt of the Earth (Primary 4)

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

 

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 4 

THEME – THE PRESENCE OF THE RISEN CHRIST IN THE CHURCH 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Christ at Work in Our Homes (Primary 4)

TOPIC – CHRIST WANTS US TO BE THE SALT OF THE EARTH 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Salt of the Earth

2. Uses of Salt

3. Christians as the Salt of the Earth

4. Qualities of Christians as the Salt of the Earth

 

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. Explain the term – salt of the earth.

2. Point out the various uses of salt.

3. Explain how Christians are the salt of the earth.

4. List qualities that make Christians the salt of the earth.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Salt

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. The Bible

2. Soup with and without salt

 

 

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

 

Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Christian Religious Studies (CRS) Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

 

TIME – TABLE 

Monday (12:40 AM – 01:20 PM) 

Friday (10:20 AM – 11:00 AM) 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTION 

Matthew 5 : 13

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.

 

MEANING OF SALT OF THE EARTH 

Salt of the earth are people considered a very good and honest people.

 

 

USES OF SALT 

1. It is used for cooking.

2. It is used for preserving foods.

3. It is used washing raw food.

4. It is used for regulating the water in your body.

5. It is used disinfecting or killing germs.

 

CHRISTIAN AS THE SALT OF THE EARTH 

QUALITIES EXPECTED FROM CHRISTIAN AS THE SALT OF THE EARTH – MATHEW 5 : 11 – 16

 

Reading Bible

11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.

12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

 

These are the qualities of  expected from Christians as the salt of the earth –

1.  Patients

2. Respect

3. Honest

4. Truthful

5. Kind

6. Quick to listen and slow to talk

7. Not walking in the past of a sinners

8. Not keeping evil records, etc.

 

REVISION AND WEEK LESSON ASSESSMENT 

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. Explains the importance of salt in preparation of food.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the term – salt of the earth. Discuss and state the importance of salt in the food they eat.

3. States various uses of salt for preservation of food items.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and state the various uses of salt for preservation of food items.

4. Explains how Christians can be salt of the earth – influencing the society positively.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen and contribute to the teacher’s explanation.

5. Leads pupils to enumerate the qualities of Christians who are to be salt of the earth.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss and state the qualities required of a Christian.

 

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. Explain the term – salt of the earth.

2. Say the importance of salt in food preparation.

3. State the usefulness of salt in foods, for example in preservation.

4. Say the qualities that make Christians the salt of the earth.

 

 

 

 

 

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