RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUE
PREVIOUS LESSON – Characteristics of A Good Governance Term 1 Week 4 Civic Education
TOPIC – GOVERNMENT
2. Meaning of Government
3. Types of Government
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. explain the meaning of government.
2. state the types of government.
4. analyze the types of government.
The pupils can identify the president of Nigeria.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
2. Resource persons
3. Government institutions
4. Video chips
5. Nigerian Constitution.
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
MEANING OF GOVERNMENT
A government is the system whereby group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
1. Traditional government
2. Constitutional government
LESSON 2 – TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
1. TRADITIONAL GOVERNMENT
Traditional government is a government that is ruled by Kings (or Queens), privileged or powerful.
TYPES OF TRADITIONAL GOVERNMENT
2. CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT
Constitutional government is a government that is ruled by the rules of laws. For example, the president, prime minister, governors, etc.
TYPES OF CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT
1. Presidential government
2. Parliamentary government
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. Displays chart showing familiar leaders within the school’s environment.
3. Lets pupils identify some of the these people with their titles.
4. Guides pupils to identify the leaders in their communities and what they do.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify different leaders in their communities.
3. Leads pupils to look at pictures and identify leaders in government and what they do.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify leaders in government.
4. Uses leaders in government to introduce and explain the meaning and types of government.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.
5. Summarizes each lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Write 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 traditional form of government.
2. explain the constitutional form of government.
WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
1. ______ is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
2. Oba in Yorubaland is a good example of ______.
A. Constitutional government
3. Nigerian president is a good example of ______.
A. Constitutional government
4. Parliamentary government is another example of monarch.
5. A teacher is a good example of a good government.