Meaning of Marriage | Types (Forms) of Marriages Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

Last Updated on August 23, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 4 

THEME – FAMILY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Relationship of Some Members of the Family | Benefits of the Family Members Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

TOPIC – MARRIAGE 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Marriage

3. Types (Forms) of Marriages

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. explain the meaning of marriage;

2. identify major types of marriages in our community.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can differential between christian and muslim marriages.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

 

1. Pictures of husbands and wives – couples.

2. Pictures or photographs  that shows types of marriages.

 

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 – Basic Social Studies for Primary Schools 4 with Security Education by E E Ezewu, J A Olawepo, C C Anadi, J A Adeyanju.

All Relevant Materials

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – MEANING OF MARRIAGE 

Marriage is the union of a man and woman as husband and wife.

Marriage between a man and a woman is legal and lawful union.

 

It is marriage that make husband and wife to become a family.

 

TYPES OF MARRIAGES

1. Monogamy marriage

2. Polygamy marriage

3. Polyandry marriage

 

LESSON 2 – TYPES OF MARRIAGES (CONTINUATION) 

1. MONOGAMY 

Monogamy is a marriage in which one man married one woman.

 

2. POLYGAMY

Polygyny is a marriage in which one man married more than one woman.

 

3. POLYANDRY 

Polyandry is a marriage in which one woman married more than one man.

 

TYPES OF MARRIAGE PRACTICES IN NIGERIA

Monogamy and polygamy marriages are the most common marriage in Nigeria.

 

LESSON 3 – LESSON SUMMARY AND 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. Uses questioning method to explain meaning of marriage.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in answering questions.

3. Uses role playing process to demonstrate types of marriages.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the role playing of polygamous and monogamous families.

4. Summary the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as teacher writes.

 

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

Problems of Marriage | Solutions to Marriage Problems Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupils to:

1. Explain the meaning of marriage.

 

2. State 2 types of marriage in our community.

3. Explain the types of marriage mentioned above in question 2.

4. Differentiate between monogamy and polygamy.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ______ is the union of a man and woman as husband and wife.

A. Marriage

B. Union

C. Unique

 

2. Marriage between a man and woman is ______ and ______ union.

A. marriage and union

B. union and law

C. legal and lawful

 

3. Marriage is marriage that make husband and wife to become a ______.

A. Marriage

B. Family

C. People

 

4. ______ is a marriage in which one man married one woman.

A. Polygamy

B. Monogamy

C. Polyandry

 

5. ______ is a marriage in which one man married more than one woman.

 

A. Marriage

B. Union

C. Unique

 

6. ______ is a marriage in which one woman married more than one man.

A. Marriage

B. Union

C. Unique

 

7. Monogamy is a marriage in which ______.

A. one man married more than one woman

B. one man married one woman

C. one woman married more than one man

 

8. Polygyny is a marriage in which ______.

A. one man married more than one woman

B. one man married one woman

C. one woman married more than one man

 

9. Polyandry is a marriage in which ______ married more than _____

A. one man married more than one woman

B. one man married one woman

C. one woman married more than one man

 

10. ______ and ______ marriages are the most common marriage in Nigeria.

 

A. Monogamy and polyandry

B. Polygamy and monogamy

C. Polygamy and polyandry