Meaning and Types of Festivals (Primary 2)

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

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 2

THEME – CUSTOM AND TRADITION

PREVIOUS LESSON – Draw and Colour of Functional Art Works (Primary 2)

TOPIC – FESTIVALS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Festivals

2. Types of Festivals

3. Festivals and Where they are celebrated

 

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 the different types of ceremonies.

2. give example of each type of ceremonies.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Carnival, Marriage, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Pictures of festival’s events, food types, clothing and costumes.

Picture of animals, books, video films, 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  

INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS 

Question 1 – Asks pupils to describe the content on the chart.

 

 

 

Pupil’s Expected Response – This is Eyo. They always wear white consume, hat and hold wooden rods.

Teacher’s remark – CORRECT. EYO is one of the masquerades in Lagos.

Question 2 – How often do you see EYO in Lagos.

Teacher’s Activities – Listen to the pupils and let them know that EYO is one of the types of Festivals Lagos, Nigeria.

 

MEANING OF FESTIVALS 

Festivals are ceremonies that brings people together mostly once in a year.

For example, the Christian, Muslim and Cultural festivals are often celebrated in ways that are unique to the people of a Locality. During this period, there are a lot of food, drinks, people sing or listen to music and dance.

 

 

TYPES OF CEREMONIES

1. Traditional Festivals – Festac 77, Lagos Canvial, etc.

2. Religious Festivals – Christian, Muslim and Tradition

  • The main Christian festivals are Christmas and Easter.
  • There are two main Muslim festivals, Eid Al Fitri and Eid Al Kabir. 

3. National ceremonies – Democracy and Independence day.

4. Film Festivals – Eko, Abuja, Kaduna and African International Festivals.

 

FESTIVALS AND STATES 

Christian and Muslim festivals are celebrated throughout the nation. Other are celebrated as follows –

1. Eyo Festival – Lagos

2. Yam Festival – Common among the Igbo.

3. Masquerade Festival – Common among the Yorubas and Igbo.

4. Argungu (fishermen) Festival – Sokoto and Kebbi.

5. Osun Festival – Osun State

 

 

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 festival.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of festival.

3. Explains the different types of festival.

Pupil’s Activities – Suggest types of festival.

4. Leads pupils to mention the examples of festival and where they are celebrated.

Pupil’s Activities – Give examples of festival and where they are celebrated.

 

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 festival.

2. mention the major types of festival.

3. mention 4 festival in their locality.

4. mention 4 festival in Nigeria and where they are celebrated.

 

 

 

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