Employment and Unemployment (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

FIRST TERM

 WEEK 9

PRIMARY 6

THEME – NATIONAL ECONOMY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – WAGES AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION 

TOPIC – EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT 

 

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 meaning of employment and unemployment;
  2. discuss the problems of unemployment;
  3. discuss the consequences of people’s negative attitude towards HIV/AIDS infected workers.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned to wages and income distribution.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts of different work.

 

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

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTION

Employment is work done to earn a living.

Unemployment is having no work to do to earn money.

 

PROBLEMS OF UNEMPLOYMENT 

  1. Escalation of crime rate – armed robbery, human trafficking, prostitution, drug addiction, etc.
  2. Waste of manpower
  3. Threat to peace
  4. Increase in dependents
  5. Reduction in investment
  6. It causes of migration
  7. Street begging
  8. Under development

 

SOLUTION TO UNEMPLOYMENT 

  1. Self employment skills
  2. Provision of soft loans
  3. Making agriculture more attractive
  4. Population control
  5. Encouraging geographical mobility of labour
  6. Provision of social amenities
  7. Restructuring our educational system

 

PLWHA WORKERS 

PLHWHA means People Living With HIV and AIDS. They are HIV/AIDS positive.

 

CONSEQUENCES OF PEOPLE’S NEGATIVE ATTITUDES TOWARDS PLWHA WORKERS 

  1. Avoidance by coworkers
  2. Discrimination and stigmatisation by coworkers
  3. Ostracisation in the work place
  4. Total rejection

 

 

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. Guides pupils to differential between employment and unemployment;
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Explain the mean employment and unemployment.
  4. Lists and discuss with the problems and solutions of unemployment with the pupils;
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the problems and solutions with one and another.
  6. Explains the consequences of negative attitude towards PLWHA;
  7. Pupil’s Activities – State the consequences of negative attitude towards PLWHA.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK 

Attempt all the questions 

 

1. _________________________ is work done to earn a living.

 

2. _________________________ is having no work to do to earn money.

 

Mention 5 problems of unemployment.

3. __________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________

7. __________________________________________________

 

State 3 solution to the problems of unemployment.

8. __________________________________________________

9. __________________________________________________

10. __________________________________________________