CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Qualities of a Good Shepherd Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
TOPIC – THE SALT OF THE EARTH
1. Introductory Activities
2. Uses of Salt
3. Christians as the Salt of the Earth
5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1 list some uses of natural salt.
2 explain the meaning of Christians as the salt of the earth.
3 explain Jesus teaching on Christians as salt of the earth.
4 identify Christians as salt of the earth.
The pupils can state the uses of salt.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Sample of salt.
2. Uses of salt.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
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 salt for the pupils to identify and discuss the importance of salt.
Pupil’s Activities – Salt is a seasoning.
Teacher’s remark – Most of the home has salt because some food are tasteless without salt. Salt gives food a good taste and keep it from getting spoilt. It is also medicinal. Discuss Christians as the salt of the earth and summary the point on the board.
CHRISTIANS AS THE SALT OF THE EARTH
Reading Matthews 5 : 13 and Luke 14 : 34 – 35
Christians are the salt of the earth. Jesus said, ‘you are the salt of the earth.
God put Christians on the earth make the world a better place for everyone.
It is wickedness that destroy the world. For this reason, Jesus call the Christians to take their place to make the earth better.
“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.
LESSON 2 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT
As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation.
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. Asks pupils to state the uses of salt.
Pupil’s Activities – State the uses of salt.
3. Explains Jesus teaching about Christians as the salt of the earth.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
Find out the importance and source of Light.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to:
1. state 3 uses of salt.
2. mention the significance of Christians as the salt of the earth.
ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS
1. _______________ are the salt of the earth. Jesus said, ‘you are the salt of the earth.
2. Jesus said, ‘you are _______________.
A. the salt of the food.
B. the salt of the family.
C. the salt of the earth.
3. _______________ preserved food from getting spoilt.
4. Salt give _______________ a good taste.
5. _______________ destroyed the earth.
6. _______________ is trampled underfoot if it no longer good.
7. _______________ put Christians on the earth make the world a better place for everyone.
8. You are the salt of the earth is written in the _______________.
9. Some foods are _______________ without salt.
10. The earth is _______________ without the Christians.
A. full of wickedness
B. full of blessings
C. full of churches