RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME – CIVIL SOCIETY
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TOPIC: EXAMPLES OF CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS
1. Meaning of Civil Society
2. Examples of Civil Society
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 concept of civil society;
2. Gives examples of civic society groups in Nigeria.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Course book/materials
3. Newspapers cutting
4. Video clips.
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
- Course Book
- All Relevant Material
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION
MEANING OF CIVIL SOCIETY
Civil Society Groups are social organizations which are formed to promote the interests and values of the common citizens.
EXAMPLES OF CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS IN NIGERIA
1. CD means Campaign for Democracy.
2. CLO means Civic Liberation Organization
It is the right of a person to do, think and say what they want if this does not harm other people.
3.HRW means Human Rights Watch
It is an international non governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human right.
4. NADECO means National Democratic Coalition.
5. JACON means Joint Action Committee of Nigeria
6. Citizens Forum for Constitution Reform
7. OPC means Oodua People Congress
8. PANDEF means Pan Niger Delta Forum
9. NLC means Nigerian Labor Congress
10. Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta.
11. Other Civil Society Groups are made made up of charity, professional and business associations, clubs, ethnic groups and trade unions.
LESSON TWO – WEEKLY ASSESSMENTS
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 – Government Institution in Nigeria. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Leads pupils to explain the concept of civil society groups;
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the explanation of the definition of civil society groups;
3. Gives examples of such civil society groups in Nigeria;
Pupil’s Activities – List and take down salient points;
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussion and answer relevant questions.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson (functions of civic society groups in the Nigeria).
Pupils to: gives the full meaning and examples of the following: