Meaning of Civic Education | Why We Study Civic Education Primary 1 (Basic 1) – Civic Education

 

CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 1

THEME: CIVIC EDUCATION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – 

 

TOPIC – CIVIC EDUCATION 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Civic Education

3. Why we study Civic Education

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. define civic education.

2. state the reason why we study civic education.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Textbooks.

2. Pictures of a democratic activity and citizens performing some civic responsibilities in a democracy e.g. senate in session and people voting and campaign.

3. Video clips on democratic activities.

4. Radio Jingles.

5. Video clips, posters and pictures of public health enlightenment campaigns.

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

MEANING OF CIVIC EDUCATION

Civic Education is a subject that teaches us our duties and responsibilities in the community.

In civil education, we learn our duties towards the government and our community. We also learn the duties of the government to towards us.

 

LESSON 2 – WHY STUDY CIVIC EDUCATION 

1. To understand democratic and civil rights and responsibilities.

2. Nurture and sustain democracy.

 

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. Explains the meaning of civic education.

Pupil’s Activities – Listens to teacher’s explanations.

3. Guides discussion on the need for civic education.

Pupil’s Activities – Contribute to discussions.

3. Leads pupils to mention the topics and specific benefits of learning civic education.

Pupil’s Activities – State their democratic, civil rights and responsibilities.

4. Summarizes each lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher 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

Ways through which Civic Education can be important at Schools (Primary 1)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

 

1. define civic education.

2. state the reason why we study civic education.