Concept (Types) of Religious Bodies in Nigeria | Roles of Religious Bodies in National Development Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Social Studies

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM

WEEK 12

PRIMARY 5

THEME – OUR 

PREVIOUS LESSON – How to Control Religious Intolerance | Relevant Values of Religion Differences Primary 5 (Basic 5) – Social Studies

 

TOPIC – RELIGIOUS BODIES AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Concept (Types) of Religious Bodies in Nigeria

3. Roles of Religious Bodies in National Development

4. 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 should be able to state role of religious bodies in Nigeria.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

 

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  

LEARNING AREA – INTRODUCTION   

Religion is the belief in and worship of God or gods. There are three types of religion in Nigeria – Christian, Muslim and Traditional religions.

 

RELIGIOUS BODIES IN NIGERIA 

Religious bodies are the religious group of people with related common practices, faith and beliefs.

 

These bodies develop its members by teaching moral values.

 

EXAMPLES OF RELIGIOUS BODIES IN NIGERIA 

1. Traditional Religious Bodies

Traditional religious bodies are the Sango worshippers, the Obatala worshippers, the Amadioha worshippers and the Olokun worshippers.

 

2. Christian Religious Bodies 

Christian religious bodies are the Roman Catholic, the Church Missionary Society (CMS), the Baptist and the Pentecostal Movement, among others.

 

3. Islamic Religious Bodies

Islamic religious bodies are the Ansar-ud-deen, the Ahmadiyya and the Nawar-ud-deen sects, among others.

 

ROLES OF RELIGIOUS BODIES IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

The roles of religious bodies Nigeria are –

1. Preaching of love and peace

2. Provision of education

 

3. Provision of health facilities and services

4. Encouragement of peaceful coexistence

5. Provision of social amenities such as roads, water, markets, etc.

6. Putting their members in check.

7. Interpret the law and order in Nigeria.

8. Teaching religion tolerance.

 

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. Explains the of religious bodies.

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

3. Guides pupils to give examples of each religious bodies – Traditional, Christian and Muslim religious.

Pupil’s Activities – Give examples of each religious bodies – Traditional, Christian and Muslim religious.

4. Discusses the role of religious bodies in National Development.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Mention the role of religious bodies in National Development.

5. Summary 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

First Term Examination Social Studies Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Exam Questions

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupils to:

1. explain what religious bodies mean.

2. state 3 types of religious bodies.

 

3. give 3 examples of traditional religious bodies.

4. give 3 examples of Christian religious bodies.

5. give 3 examples of Muslim religious bodies.

6. state 4 roles of Religious Bodies in National Development.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

1. ______ are the religious group of people with related common practices, faith and beliefs.

A. Religious tolerance

B. Religious Intolerance

C. Religious bodies

 

2. Religious bodies develop its members by teaching ______.

A. Moral value

B. Extra value

C. More value

 

3. ______ is a good example of Christian religious bodies.

A. Sango worshipers

B. Ansar-ud-deen

C. Roman Catholic

 

4. ______ is a good example of Traditional religious bodies.

A. Sango worshipers

B. Ansar-ud-deen

C. Roman Catholic

 

5. ______ is a good example of Muslim religious bodies.

 

A. Sango worshipers

B. Ansar-ud-deen

C. Roman Catholic

 

6. The religious bodies have the following in common

A. practices, faith and beliefs.

B. practices, faith and ignorance.

C. practices, faith and doubt.

 

7. The following are the roles of religious bodies except ______.

A. preaching love and unity

B. encourage peace and unity

C. discourage peace and progress

 

8. The following are not the roles of religious bodies except ______.

A. preaching love and unity

B. encourage fighting and disunity

C. discourage peace and progress

 

9. Which of the following is a member Christian Religious Bodies?

A. Sango worshiper

B. Ansar-ud-deen of Nigeria

C. Christ Apostles Church

 

10. Which of the following is a member Muslim Religious Bodies?

 

A. Sango worshiper

B. Ansar-ud-deen of Nigeria

C. Christ Apostles Church

 

 

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