Features of Nigerian Traditional Dance Primary 4/Basic 4 Term 2 Week 3 Cultural and Creative Arts
CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART
PREVIOUS LESSON – As Stated in Second Term (Term 2) Week 1 Plan Lesson Notes for Primary Schools
TOPIC: TRADITIONAL DANCES
2. Traditional Dance in Nigeria
3. Features of Nigerian Traditional Dance
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. explain what dance is.
2. state the features of Nigerian traditional dances.
3. perform any traditional dance.
Some of the pupils can perform their traditional dance.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Drums, flutes, costumes, gong etc.
2. Pictures and tapes of traditional dances.
3. Cultural contenders.
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
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Dance is the movement of the body match with the rhythm of the music.
Traditional dance is a local dance with local music or musical instruments and beliefs.
Examples of Traditional Dance in Nigeria are –
1. Bata dance
2. Sharo Dance
3. Koroso dance
4. Atilogwu Dance
5. Nkwa Umu Agbogho
6. Ikpirikpi Ogu Dance
7. Gese dance
8. Swange dance
9. Ogene Dance
10. Ekombi dance
LESSON 2 – FEATURES OF TRADITIONAL DANCE
The features of traditional dance dance in the meaning and dancing moves 9r steps.
Note – Lets the expert or the local to demonstrate and let the pupils practice in groups or pairs.
PRACTICE AND DEMONSTRATE TRADITIONAL DANCE
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. Displays showing traditional dance in Nigeria or plays a short video of most of the dance.
3. Allow pupils to examine the charts or watch the video.
4. Asks pupils to describe or demonstrate their traditional dance.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify and describe their local dance.
5. Uses the chart, video or pupil’s responses to introduce the meaning and features of traditional dance.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to understand the concept of the lesson.
6. Demonstrate and guides pupils to during practice sessions and to demonstrate traditional dance.
Pupil’s Activities – Follow the steps or move of the teacher or expert to practice and demonstrate traditional dance.
7. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary, demonstrate traditional dance and write as instructed.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson –
Asks pupils to:
1. explain the meaning of traditional dance.
2. differentiate between foreign and local dance.
3. state the features of traditional dance with appropriate illustrations or dance move.
4. practice and demonstrate traditional dance of their locality correctly.