By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. identify the different types of ceremonies.
2. give example of each type of ceremonies.
Carnival, Marriage, etc.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Pictures of festival’s events, food types, clothing and costumes.
Picture of animals, books, video films, etc.
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
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Question 1 – Asks pupils to describe the content on the chart.
Pupil’s Expected Response – This is Eyo. They always wear white consume, hat and hold wooden rods.
Teacher’s remark – CORRECT. EYO is one of the masquerades in Lagos.
Question 2 – How often do you see EYO in Lagos.
Teacher’s Activities – Listen to the pupils and let them know that EYO is one of the types of Festivals Lagos, Nigeria.
MEANING OF FESTIVALS
Festivals are ceremonies that brings people together mostly once in a year.
For example, the Christian, Muslim and Cultural festivals are often celebrated in ways that are unique to the people of a Locality. During this period, there are a lot of food, drinks, people sing or listen to music and dance.
TYPES OF CEREMONIES
1. Traditional Festivals – Festac 77, Lagos Canvial, etc.
2. Religious Festivals – Christian, Muslim and Tradition
The main Christian festivals are Christmas and Easter.
There are two main Muslim festivals, Eid Al Fitri and Eid Al Kabir.
3. National ceremonies – Democracy and Independence day.
4. Film Festivals – Eko, Abuja, Kaduna and African International Festivals.
FESTIVALS AND STATES
Christian and Muslim festivals are celebrated throughout the nation. Other are celebrated as follows –
1. Eyo Festival – Lagos
2. Yam Festival – Common among the Igbo.
3. Masquerade Festival – Common among the Yorubas and Igbo.
4. Argungu (fishermen) Festival – Sokoto and Kebbi.
5. Osun Festival – Osun State
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 to explain the meaning of festival.
Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of festival.
3. Explains the different types of festival.
Pupil’s Activities – Suggest types of festival.
4. Leads pupils to mention the examples of festival and where they are celebrated.
Pupil’s Activities – Give examples of festival and where they are celebrated.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
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