Living in the Family | Meaning of Family | Types of Family | Importance of Family Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

Last Updated on August 21, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 4

THEME – FAMILY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Third Term Examination Social Studies Primary 3 (Basic 3) – Exam Questions

 

TOPIC – LIVING IN THE FAMILY 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Family

3. Types of Families

4. Members of Nuclear and Extended Families

5. Importance of Family

6. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. name members of a nuclear family.

2. identify and name members of the extended family.

3. describe the various kinds of relationship among family members as aunt, uncle, nephew ,niece, cousin and ward.

4. draw the family tree (extended family).

5. state the importance of good relationship between family members.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils have a family and can identify one or more families next to them.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. A chart showing the nuclear families.

 

2. Photographs of family members.

3. Picture of an extended family which showing its membership.

4. Drawings/ pictures showing members of the family carrying out some duties.

 

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 – Basic Social Studies for Primary Schools 4 with Security Education by E E Ezewu, J A Olawepo, C C Anadi, J A Adeyanju.

All Relevant Materials

Online Information – First Term Social Studies Plan Lesson Notes for Primary 4 (Basic 4)

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY 1 

Teacher’s Activities – Display chart showing a family that consists of father, mother and their for the pupils to examine, identify each member as a family and discuss how they are related.

Teacher’s Activities – Participate actively in the class discussion.

Teacher’s remark – Correct. This is family. Based on the content of chart, ask the pupils to explain what is family. Listen to them and summary the meaning on the board.

 

MEANING OF FAMILY 

 

Family is made of people who are related to one another by blood.

 

ACTIVITY 2

Teacher’s Activities – Display two (2) charts, each showing a member of nuclear and extended families for the pupils to compare, identify and discuss the differences.

Pupil’s Activities – Participation in the class class discussion.

Teacher’s remark – Good job you. Each chart represents a family. There are two (2) of family, nuclear and extended families. Summary the pupil’s points of discussion on the board.

 

TYPES OF FAMILY 

There are two (2) of family,

1. NUCLEAR FAMILY 

Nuclear family is the smallest unit of family that consists of the father, mother and their children.

 

2. EXTENDED FAMILY

Extended family is the family beyond nuclear family.

 

It consists of the father, mother and their children with grandparents, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, in laws and others.

 

Note – For children at this level, nuclear and extended families are basic family types. 

 

ASSIGNMENT

Using the format on the board, draw your family tree.

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS

ACTIVITY 1 

Teacher’s Activities – Based on the previous activities, as the pupils,

  • What is family?
  • How many types of families do we have? Name them.
  • Differentiate between nuclear and extended families.

Pupil’s Activities – Respond to questions.

Teacher’s remark – Good job you. Comment and using the pupils responses to state and draw the members of the family tree on the board.

 

MEMBERS OF NUCLEAR FAMILY

Nuclear family consist of the –

1. Father

2. Mother

3. Children

 

MEMBERS OF THE EXTENDED FAMILY

Extended family is the family that consists father, mother and their children with –

 

1. Grandfathers

2. Grandmothers

3. Uncles

4. Aunts

5. Cousins

6. Nephews

7. Nieces

8. In laws, and other.

 

FAMILY TREE

 

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ACTIVITY 2 

Teacher’s Activities – Create activities around the importance of family that will enable the pupils to identify and discuss the importance of each member of their families.

 

Pupil’s Activities – My daddy, mummy, uncle, etc.

Teacher’s remark – Good job you. Family is very important. Summary the importance of family on the board.

 

IMPORTANCE OF THE FAMILY

1. They love one another.

2. They have great concern and interest for one another.

3. They have sense of belonging.

4. They give assistance to one another.

5. They protect and defend one another.

6. They protect the family’s name.

7. They pass down the good family’s traditions from one generation to another.

 

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. Discuss with pupils, the meaning of family.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the class discussion.

3. Guides pupils to give examples of members of both nuclear and extended families.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Give examples of members of both nuclear and extended families.

4. Leads pupils to differentiate between nuclear and extended families.

Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between nuclear and extended families.

5. Discuss the importance of family.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the class discussion.

6. Summary the points 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

Relationship of Some Members of the Family | Benefits of the Family Members Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Asks pupil to:

1. Explain the meaning of the word ‘Family’.

 

2. Mention 2 types of family.

3. Explain each types of family.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

1. _______ is made of people who are related to one another by blood.

A. Friend

B. Family

C. Brother

 

2. _______ is the smallest unit of family that consists of the father, mother and their children.

A. Extended family

B. Family friend

C. Nuclear

 

3. Extended family is the family beyond _______.

A. Nuclear family

B. Family friend

C. Extended family

 

4. Family is made of people who are related to one another by _______.

A. friend

B. family

C. blood

 

5. Which of these is not a member of nuclear family?

 

A. Father

B. Mother

C. Uncle

 

6. Which of these is not a member of extended family?

A. Friends

B. Grandparents

C. Uncle

 

State three example of extended family.

7. __________

8. __________

9. __________

 

10. _______ is the family beyond nuclear family.

 

A. Nuclear family

B. Family friend

C. Extended family