History SS 1 Curriculum Guides – Pre Colonial in Nigeria – Economic Activities and Inter Group Relations

 

THEME – INTER-GROUP RELATIONS

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TOPIC – ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES AND INTER-GROUP RELATIONS

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

1. Physical and ethnic maps of Nigeria

2. Map of trade routes

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

1. describe the nature of commercial relations between Nigeria’s diverse peoples.

2. access the impact of economic activity on inter-group relations.

3. identify other types of inter-group relations.

 

 

CONTENTS OF THE LESSON

FOCUS LESSONS 

1. Exchange of commodities as a major determinant of inter-group relations.

2. Inter-marriages

3. Bilingualism and linguistic borrowings.

4. Cultural borrowings – Nupe’s egungun taken over by Oyo Yoruba, etc.

5. Specialisation in crafts and industries and affects on nter-group relations, e.g travelling craft men plying their trade and settling in different parts of the country.

6. Movement of people to centres of specialisations from other areas.

7. Trading Associations and groups whose activities cut across lineages and territories, e.g. Akwa, Aro, Benin, Brono and Hausa land.

 

 

LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher uses explanations and guided questions to achieve the lesson objectives.

 

 

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students,

1. listen to the teacher and participate in class discussion.

2. write notes and ask questions.

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Students to,

1. describe the nature of commercial relations between Nigeria’s diverse peoples.

2. access the impact of economic activity on inter-group relations.

3. identify other types of inter-group relations.