Marriage Practices in Nigeria – Functions of Marriage Individual Lives and Community (Primary 3)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 3

THEME – CULTURAL AND SOCIAL VALUES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Types of Marriage (Primary 3)

TOPIC – MARRIAGE PRACTICES IN NIGERIA 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Questions and Answers

2. Marriage Practices in Nigeria

3. Functions of Marriage in Individual Live and Community at large

 

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 –

describe how marriages are contracted.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Marriage

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Pictures of husbands and wives. (Couples).

2. Pictures or photographs that shows types of marriages.

 

 

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  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Questions and Answers on Meaning and Types of Marriages.

  • What is marriage?
  • State two types of marriages?
  • What is the different between two types of marriage mentioned above.

 

 

Marriage is a lawful and acceptable union of a man and woman to make up a family. There are 2 types of marriage – monogamy and polygamy marriages.

A lawful and acceptable marriage practice in our community must be done in a proper way.

 

MARRIAGE PRACTICES IN NIGERIA

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion on Marriage Practices in Nigeria.

The various, proper forms of marriage in Nigeria are:

1. Agreement by the two families by paying bride price.

This is the first stage of marriage.

 

2. Traditional marriage

This is second stage of marriage.

 

3. Court wedding

This is third stage and it is either by licence (couple proceed to the church or mosque for certificate) or by certificate (this doesn’t required any church or mosque certificate).

 

4. Religious marriage either in the church or mosque.

This is the last stage marriage.

 

 

LESSON TWO – FUNCTIONS OF MARRIAGES 

1. Companionship

2. Enjoyment

3. Completeness

4. Fruitfulness

5. Protection

For more details, visit – Institute in Basic Life Principles

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT 

Find out objects used in marriage.

 

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. Assigns to pupils the task of discovering how marriage is practiced and the objects used in their communities.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Carry out the investigation.
  • Share their findings in class discussion.

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate to the pupils the process of marriage practices.

4. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate the functions of marriages in the lives of individual and the community at large.

 

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. describe how marriage is contracted.

2. Assignment – write any two objects used in contracting them.

 

 

 

 

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