CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
THEME: ARTS AND CULTURE
PREVIOUS LESSON – Forms of Local Architecture – Meaning and Forms of Local Architectural Designs (Primary 5)
TOPIC: BASIC CONSIDERATION IN LOCAL ARCHITECTURE
1. Purpose of Local Architecture
2. Basic Consideration of Local Architecture
3. Area Where Local Architecture Materials could be found
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 purpose of local architecture.
2. state the basic consideration of local architecture.
3. identify area where local architecture materials could be found in their locality.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Wall pictures of local houses
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Cultural and Creative Arts Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION (FORMS OF LOCAL ARCHITECTURE)
Nigerian Local Architecture are different types of houses (buildings) built and designed based Nigerian cultures or traditions using available local materials.
THE PURPOSE OF LOCAL ARCHITECTURE
There are different kinds of buildings in Nigeria, designed and built for different purposes. For example,
1. Residential buildings – for personal or for rent.
2. Storage buildings – for storing agricultural products and other goods.
3. Domestic and wild animal buildings – for keeping and rearing of animals.
4. Religious building – for Church, Mosque and shrine.
5. Educational buildings – fort teaching and learning, e.g. schools.
6. Market building – for keeping and selling goods.
7. Office buildings – for private and government activities.
8. Armed force buildings – for people in arms forces.
9. Palace buildings – for Kings and Queens.
10. Industry buildings – for production of goods and services.
LESSON TWO – THE BASIC CONSIDERATION IN LOCAL ARCHITECTURE
There are a number of factors to be considered before setting up a local architecture – house. These are:
1. Available spaces
2. Proper ventilation
3. Nature of building materials
4. Availability of building materials
5. Cost of building materials
7. The builders (workers)
AREAS WHERE LOCAL MATERIALS COULD BE FOUND
1. In the forest – stick, bamboo, grass, palm frond, etc.
2. At home – sand, mud, stone and water.
3. Open field – sand, mud and stone.
4. River Bank – sand, stone and shell for decoration.
REVISION AND WEEK 12 ASSESSMENT (TEST)
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 purpose of local architecture.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation of the purpose of local architecture.
3. Explains the basic consideration in local architecture.
Pupil’s Activities – List the basic consideration in local architecture.
4. Areas where local architecture materials could be found.
Pupil’s Activities – Mention the areas where local architecture materials could be found. Suggest purpose of local architecture and best materials used in local architecture.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. state any three purpose of local architecture.
2. state any three basic consideration in local architecture.
3. mention two areas where local architecture could be found.