Meaning, Examples and Importance of Rights and Duties of Citizens Primary 1 (Basic 1) Term 1 Week 8 Civic Education

 

CIVIC EDUCATION

NATIONAL VALUES EDUCATION 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 7 

PRIMARY 1

THEME – CIVIL RIGHTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – First Term Civic Education Mid Term Test Primary 1 (Basic 1)

 

TOPIC – RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF CITIZENS IN THE SOCIETY 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Meaning and Examples of Rights and Duties

3. Different Between Rights and Duties

4. Importance of Rights and Duties

5. Revision and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

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

 

1. describe the rights and duties of a citizen.

2. gives examples of rights and duties.

3. differentiate between rights and duties of a citizen.

4. state the importance of right and duties.

 

 

LEARNER’S BEHAVIOURS

The pupils can discuss some of the freedom they enjoy.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing rights and duties of a citizen.

 

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

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

Rights are those things we should enjoy as citizens of a country.

Citizens are people who are members of a particular country such as Nigeria.

 

EXAMPLES OF RIGHTS 

All citizens of a country have the following rights,

1. The right to life and education.

2. The right to personal freedom.

3. The right to fair hearing in court.

4. The right to private family life.

5. The right to adopt a religion, etc.

 

IMPORTANCE OF RIGHTS 

The importance of rights are as follow:

1. Rights give access to live.

2. Rights give access to basic education

3. It encourages equal work opportunities.

4. It allows people to vote for their choices.

5. It encourages freedom of speech and expression.

6. It provides the environment.

7. It gives access to practice any religion of their choice or not practice any.

8. It protect the weak from abuse.

9. It ensures citizens to stand strong for the right.

10. It leads to growth and development.

 

LESSON 2 – MEANING OF DUTIES 

Duties are the moral and legal obligations of every citizens. 

That’s, what is given back to our community.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES 

It is our duties to accept and act on these obligations such as,

 

1. Payment of tax

2. Proper use of amenities

3. Orderliness

4. Voting

5. Respect for symbols, etc.

 

IMPORTANCE OF DUTIES 

The importance of duties are as follows:

1. It gives opportunity to participate in government.

2. It enables the government to perform their duties and responsibilities to their citizens.

3. It guarantees peace and security.

4. It promotes good governance.

5. It leads to growth and development.

6. It promotes stability.

 

LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

 

 

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. Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class and available instructional materials.

3. Teacher displays charts showing some of the duties and responsibilities of the people to the government and government to the people.

4. Teacher leads pupils as groups or pairs to identify and describe the importance of the contents.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils describe rights and duties of the citizens as shown on the charts.

5. Teacher listen to the pupils and uses the relevant responses to introduce the lesson – rights and duties of citizens to the society.

Pupil’s Activities – The pay attention to the lesson introduction to understanding the concept of the lesson.

6. Teacher uses the charts to lead a discussion on the meaning of rights and duties using appropriate examples.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils differentiate between right and duties with appropriate Exam.

7. Teacher explains the importance of rights and duties.

Pupil’s Activities – Analyze the importance of rights and duties to their society.

8. Teacher summarizes each lesson on the board with appropriate lesson evaluation.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils participate actively in the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to the questions and write as instructed.

 

 

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

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LESSON EVALUATION 

Teacher asks pupils to:

1. differentiate between rights and duties with appropriate examples.

2. give 3 examples of rights.

3. state 3 examples of duties.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. __________ are those things we should enjoy as citizens of a country.

A. Rights

B. Duties

 

2. Duties are those things we should enjoy as citizens of a country.

A. Yes

B. No

 

3. Rights are those things we should enjoy as citizens of a country.

A. Yes

B. No

 

4. __________ is a moral or legal obligation of every citizen.

A. Rights

B. Duties

 

5. Right is a moral or legal obligation of every citizen.

A. Yes

B. No

 

6. Duty is a moral or legal obligation of every citizen.

A. Yes

B. No

 

Mention 2 rights of the citizens.

7. _____________________

8. _____________________

 

Mention 2 duties of the citizens.

9. _____________________

10. _____________________

 

 

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