Meaning of National Anthem | Meaning of National Pledge | Meaning of National Currency Primary 3 (Basic 3)

Last Updated on January 17, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

CIVIC EDUCATION

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 3

THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of National Identity | Elements of National Identity Primary 3 (Basic 3)

 

TOPIC – NATIONAL IDENTITY 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of National Anthem

3. Meaning of National Pledge

4. National Currency

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. explain the meaning of national identity.

2. explain the meaning of national pledge.

3. explain the meaning of national currency.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can sing national anthem, say national pledge and identify national currency.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. National Flag and Anthem

2. Coat of Arms

3. Nigerian Currency

 

 

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

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display chart showing national flag, coat of arm and Nigerian currency for the pupils to identify and describe.

Pupil’s Activities – Response to the teacher’s activities.

Teacher’s remark – National flag is a symbol of national anthem, coat of arm is a symbol of national pledge while Nigerian currency represents a medium of exchange. Give a great cheer for active participation and continue the discussion.

 

Copy as I write on the board.

MEANING OF NATIONAL FLAG

A national flag is a symbol that represents national identity of a nation.

 

 

For example, Nigerian national flag is GREEN WHITE GREEN and it is designed by  Taiwo Akinwunmi in 1959.

It was officially flag out on 1 October 1960.

 

MEANING OF COAT OF ARM

A coat of arms is a symbol that represents a specific group or nation.

Nigerian was created and adopted in May 1960.

Coat of Arms consists of the images that represent different meanings such as –

1. The Eagle represents strength.

2. The Y shape represents river Niger and river Benue that meet at Lokoja.

3. The black shield represents Nigeria’s fertile soil.

4. The two (2) horses represent dignity.

5. The flowers represent the beauty of Nigeria.

 

LESSON 2 – MEANING OF NATIONAL CURRENCY

National currency is legal tender of a nation.

For example, Nigerian Naira (₦)

There are different domination such as kobo and naira. The major domination are 50k, ₦1, ₦2, ₦5, ₦10, ₦20, ₦100, ₦200, ₦500, ₦1 000. 100k = ₦1

 

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. Leads pupils to describe national flag, coat of arm and national currency.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Describe national flag, coat of arm and national currency.

3. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

NEXT LESSON

Other Elements of National Identity – Payment of Tax | Work for the Success of the Nation | Respecting National Symbols Primary 3 (Basic 3)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to describe –

1. National Flag

2. Nigerian Coat of Arm

3. Nigerian Currencies

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. _____________ is a symbol that represents national identity of a nation.

A. National Flag

B. National Symbols

C. National Currency

 

2. National flag designed by  _____________ in May 1959.

A. Taiye Akinwunmi

 

 

B. Taiwo Akinwunmi

C. Thaiwo Akinwunmi

 

3. National flag designed by Taiwo Akinwunmi in _____________.

A. May 1959

B. May 1995

C. May 1599

 

4. _____________ is legal tender of a nation.

A. National Flag

B. National Symbols

C. National Currency

 

5. River Niger and Benue meet at _____________.

A. Lagos

B. Abuja

C. Lokoja

 

6. Nigerian coat of arm was created and adopted in _____________.

A. May 1960

B. June 1960

C. July 1960

 

7. _____________ consists of the images that represent different meanings.

A. National Anthem

B. Coat of Arm

C. National Pledge

 

8. 100k = ₦_____

A. 11

B. 1.1

C. 1

 

9. _____________ represent the strength.

A. Eagle

 

 

B. Horses

C. Flowers

 

10. _____________ represents the dignity.

A. Eagle

B. Horses

C. Flowers

 

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