CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Exam Questions – First Term Examination Christian Religious Studies Primary 3 (Basic 3)
TOPIC – JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning of Good Shepherd
3. The Jesus the Good Shepherd
4. Demonstrate the Qualities of A Good Shepherd
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. explain the meaning of the term “Good Shepherd”.
2. show how Jesus demonstrated these qualities.
The pupils can care for domestic animals.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Picture or drawing of a shepherd tending his sheep.
2. Photograph of Jesus the Good Shepherd.
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 – Asks if the pupils have domestic animals and let the pupils explain how they take care of them.
Pupil’s Activities – Explain how to take care of domestic animals.
Teacher’s Activities – The one that take care of domestic animals is a good shepherd. Jesus is our good shepherd because he cares for us. Give a good cheer for active participation and discuss a good shepherd.
MEANING OF GOOD SHEPHERD
Reading – John 10 : 1 – 18.
14 “I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— 15 just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep.
A good shepherd is the one that take of his/her sheep. Jesus is our good shepherd because he lay down his life for us.
LESSON 2 – DEMONSTRATION OF HOW JESUS IS A GOOD SHEPHERD – JOHN 10 : 1 – 18
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Based on the Bible passage, guide the pupils to demonstrate how they take care of his/her people.
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. Explains the meaning of good shepherd with the story of the lost shepherd.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.
3. Asks if the pupils have domestic animals and let the pupils explain how they take care of them.
Pupil’s Activities – Describe how domestic animals can taking care.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
5. ASSIGNMENT – Find out from parents, the qualities of a good shepherd.
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. explain the meaning of the term “good shepherd”.
2. explain how Jesus proved Himself to be a good shepherd.
ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS
1. Who is a good shepherd?
A. A good shepherd is the one that take care and lay down his/her life.
B. A good shepherd is the one that stay aside and lay down his/her life.
C. A good shepherd is the one that take care but doesn’t lay down his/her life.
2. Who is a good shepherd?
B. John the baptise
C. Jesus Christ
3. Why Jesus is a good shepherd?
A. Because he cares and lay down his life for us.
B. Because he doesn’t care and lay down his life for us.
C. Because he cares and doesn’t lay down his life for us.
4. “The Lord is my Shepherd”, is the opening line to which Psalm?
A. Psalm 119
B. Psalm 23
C. Psalm 32
5. _______________ hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep.
B. The believer
C. The hire man