National Symbols I – Meaning National Symbols (Primary 3)

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

 

CIVIC EDUCATION

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 3

THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Second Term Examination Civic Education Basic 3

TOPIC – NATIONAL SYMBOLS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Identification of National Symbols

2. Meaning of National Symbols

 

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. identify national symbols.

2. describe some national symbols.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

National anthem, pledge, currencies, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Pictures of National Symbols and others

2. Posters

3. Video clips

4. Tours to see important national symbols

5. Tours to traditional and religious institutions.

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

IDENTIFICATION OF NATIONAL FLAG AND COAT OF ARMS 

Pupil’s expected response – This is Nigerian flag. 

Pupil’s expected response – This is coat of arms

 

Teacher’s remarks – The flag and coat of arms are known as Nigerian National Symbols. Other symbols are Nigerian currencies, passport, constitution, etc. 

 

MEANING OF NATIONAL SYMBOLS 

Our National Symbols are things that represent our great Nation – Nigeria.

These symbols represent something important in our country.

Our National symbols are our National Identity through which we can easily identify as Nigerian and matters that has to do with 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 pupils some questions;

2. Leads pupils to explain the meaning of national symbols using pictures and objects.

Pupil’s Activities – Examine pictures and real objects and explain the meaning of symbols.

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Draw and Colour National flag.

 

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 meaning of national symbols.

2. Draw and colour National flag.

 

 

 

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