RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME: CIVIC EDUCATION
PREVIOUS LESSON – VALUING NIGERIAN GOODS Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Civic Education
TOPIC: VALUES THAT PROMOTE PEACE – TOLERANCE
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning and Types of Values
3. Acceptance Behaviours in our Society
4. Meaning and Characteristics of Tolerance
5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. explain the meaning of value;
2. state the difference between tolerance and intolerance;
3. mention the characteristics of tolerance;
4. identify values that promote peace.
The pupils can differentiate between good behaviour and bad behaviors.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of posters/pictures.
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
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Values are the acceptable standard behaviour of people in our society.
There are behaviours that are not acceptable.
Values influence people’s behaviors and attitudes positively or negatively.
Values serve as important guidelines in all situations such as home, community, establishment such as workplace, school, religion etc.
Values are lasting beliefs, ideas, opinions shared by an individual, group or member of a community (culture) about something useful.
TYPES OF VALUES
1. Good values
2. Bad values
Good values are the behaviours that are acceptable in our society.
For example – tolerance, honesty, respect, etc.
Bad behaviours the behaviours that are not acceptable in our society.
For example – lying, stealing, killing, etc.
EXAMPLES OF STANDARD VALUES
12. Generosity, etc.
These are examples of values that many people endorse. Good value promote peace.
LESSON 2 – TOLERANCE
Tolerance is one of the acceptable behaviours and values that promote peace in our society.
Tolerance is the willingness to tolerate or accept people’s behavior, beliefs, opinions or practices that a different from your own.
Intolerance is when people cannot accept views, beliefs, or behavior that different from their own.
Tolerance does not mean that you have to do what they do or you have follow their beliefs or practices.
CHARACTERISTICS OF TOLERANCE
1. Respect for each other
2. Behaviour and ways of doing things
5. Slow to anger
7. Think and rethink before you do anything.
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. Revises the previous lesson based on the pupil’s related knowledge or experience.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the lesson revision.
2. Tells story of good and bad behaviours.
3. Lets pupils state the moral lesson of the story.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s story and state the moral lessons in the story.
4. Uses the story to introduce the lesson.
5. Displays chart to support your lesson introduction.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction.
6. Leads discussion on the meaning and types of values.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the discussion.
7. Lets the pupils items examples of goods and bad behaviours.
Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between good and bad behaviours with appropriate examples.
8. Explains the meaning of tolerance as one of the examples of good values and its characteristics.
Pupil’s Activities – Define and state the characteristics of tolerance.
9. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy as instructed.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to:
1. explain the meaning of values.
2. differentiate between good and bad behaviours.
3. State 6 examples of acceptable behaviour in your society.
4. List 5 examples of acceptable behaviour in our school.
6. explain the meaning of tolerance.
7. mention 5 characteristics of tolerance.
WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
1. ________ are the acceptable standard behaviour of people in our society.
2. Good values are the behaviours that are ________ in our society.
C. bad values
3. Bad values are the behaviours that are ________ in our society.
C. bad values
4. ________ is the willingness to tolerate or accept people’s behavior, beliefs, opinions or practices that a different from your own.
5. ________ is when people cannot accept views, beliefs, or behavior that different from their own.
6. Tolerance does not mean that you have to do what they do or you have follow their beliefs or practices.
7. There are behaviours that are not acceptable.
8. Values influence people’s behaviors and attitudes positively or negatively.
9. Values serve cannot as important guidelines in all situations such as home, community, establishment (work, school, religion etc.).
10. Tolerance, honestly, respect, etc. are unacceptable behaviour in our society.