CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
PREVIOUS LESSON – Second Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6
TOPIC: DECISION MAKING
1. Meaning of Decision Making
2. Importance of Decision Making
3. Advantages and Disadvantages of Decision Making
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. explain decision making in their own words.
2. explain the importance of decision-making.
3. give examples of situations where decision-making is required.
4. describe the advantages and disadvantages of decision making.
The pupils make some certain decisions on their own.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Poster with messages on importance of decision-making.
2. Seek the assistance of a counselor to organize career day.
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
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
DECISION MAKING – 1 Kings 12:1-16
Decision making is the process of making an important decisions.
Read the story of Rehoboam in 1 Kings 12: 1 – 16.
IMPORTANCE OF DECISION MAKING
1. Identification of various options.
2. Ranking of choices.
3. Allows you to set your goals
4. Identify problem areas ahead
5. Minimizes mistakes, etc.
EXAMPLES OF DECISION MAKINGS
3. go to school
5. pray, etc.
ADVANTAGES OF GOOD DECISIONS
1. It saves time
2. It yields results
3. It achieves goals
4. Happy with self – actualization
5. Parents are proud of you, etc.
DISADVANTAGES OF BAD DECISIONS
1. Wastes times
2. Bad results
5. Brings shame to their parents.
- 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. Leads pupils in discussing the importance of decision – making.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion.
3. Leads pupils in selecting some typical problems and how they choose to solve them.
Pupil’s Activities – Select and discuss problems.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – value of hard work.
1. explain what decision-making.
2. mention four importance of decision-making.
3. give two examples of situations where decision-making is required.
4. list at least three advantages and three disadvantages of decision-making.
5. two lessons from the story of Rehoboam.