Community Leadership – Meaning of Traditional Leadership | Duties of Traditional Leadership Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Civic Education

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CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUE 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 4 

THEME: CITIZENSHIP 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Respect for other People’s Views | Reasons for Respecting People’s Views | How to Respect for People’s Views Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Civic Education

 

TOPIC: COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Lesson Introduction

2. Community Leaders

3. Traditional Leadership

4. Duties of a Good Traditional Leaders

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. explain the concept of traditional rulers or traditional leadership;

2. list the duties of a traditional ruler.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

 

1. Charts and pictures of traditional rulers

2. Resources person

3. Other traditional objects, etc.

4. Newspaper cuttings

5. Video clips

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION

Community leader is someone who represents the interests of the person in the community.

A community leader is a person who guides and directs the affair of the people in his/her community.

He plays the role of protecting his people. Traditional leader is one of the community leaders.

 

TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP/RULERS 

 

Traditional leadership is the heads of community like a village, town or city.

For examples – Oba, Emir or Eze.

 

LESSON 2 – DUTIES OF TRADITIONAL RULERS 

The duties of the traditional rulers are as follows:

1. To maintain traditional laws and customs of the people.

2. To organized community in self – help projects and festivals.

3.  To settled disputes.

4. To make sure the community is safe.

5. To serve as a link between government and the community.

6. To ensure community development projects.

7. To train the young ones.

 

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. Display chart showing traditional leaders.

3. Asks pupils to name traditional leaders in their locality;

Pupil’s Activities – Make a list of traditional rulers in their locality.

4. Explains meaning of a community leader.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

5. Invites a community leader in the locality to give a talk on duties of the traditional ruler.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen and state the duties of community leaders.

6. Summary the lesson 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

Meaning of Communalism | Importance of Communalism | How to Promote the Spirit of Communalism Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Civic Education

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENTS 

Asks pupils to –

1. write 2 names of traditional leaders in their community.

2. explain the concept of traditional rulers.

3. list 3 duties of traditional ruler.

4. give 3 reasons why traditional leadership is important.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ________ is someone who represents the interests of the person in the community.

A. Political leader

B. Traditional leader

C. Community leader

 

2. A community leader is a person who guides and directs the ________ of the people in his/her community.

 

A. affairs

B. money

C. salaries

 

3. ________ is the heads of community like a village, town or city.

A. Political leader

B. Traditional leader

C. Community leader

 

4. Oba in Yorubaland is a traditional leader.

A. True

B. False

 

5. The government is a traditional leader.

A. True

B. False