Meaning of Traditional Festival – Different Types of Traditional Festival in Nigeria (Primary 2)

Last Updated on July 16, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 2

THEME –  ARTS AND CRAFTS 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – The Bass Clef on the Staff (Primary 2)

TOPIC – FESTIVAL

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning of Traditional Festivals

2. Different Types of Traditional Festivals

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. explain the meaning of traditional festivals.

2. identify the different types of traditional festivals.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Eyo Festival

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Costumes worn during some festivals, pictures of some costumes, accessories used during the festivals or pictures of the accessories.

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Identification of Traditional Festivals 

 

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Pupil’s Expected Response

1. Eyo festival

2. Yam festival

3. Masquerade festival

4. Argungu (fishermen) festival

5. Osun Osogbo festival

6. Oro festival

 

MEANING OF FESTIVAL 

Festivals are ceremonies or events that people celebrate by coming together. During the celebration, people eat, drink, sing and dance.

There are different types of festivals – traditional festivals, religious festivals, etc.

 

TRADITIONAL FESTIVALS

Traditional festivals are indigenous festivals.

It is made up of cultural and spiritual activities which the people have created and developed during the course of history. It is pass on from one generation to and generation.

 

 

DIFFERENT TYPES OF TRADITIONAL FESTIVALS 

1. EYO FESTIVAL 

This a traditional festival in Lagos. The masquerade dressed in white garment. He prays for people and collects gift from them.

 

2. YAM FESTIVAL 

Yam Festival is common among the Igbo. It is the celebration of New Yam Season.

 

3. MASQUERADE FESTIVAL 

Masquerade Festival is most common among the Yorubas and Igbo.

Masquerade clothes are designed colourful and sometimes, plain like Eyo masquerade. Some of them are with curved images on their head.

 

4. ARGUNGU (FISHERMEN) FESTIVAL 

Argungu Festival is also known as Fisherman Festival commonly to Sokoto and Kebbi.

The fishermen come out to catch fishes in the river and the man who catches the biggest fish wins a prize.

 

5. OSUN FESTIVAL 

Osun Festival is the celebration of the people in Osun State.

It celebrates the goddess of the Osun river.

This festival is celebrated once in a year and has made the Osun festival an international cultural festival.

 

 

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. Asks the pupils study and identify different traditional festivals in Nigeria.

Pupil’s Activities – Study and identify different traditional festivals in Nigeria.

3. Discusses the different traditional festivals.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the different traditional festivals in their locality.

4. Gives examples of traditional festivals and where they are practiced.

Pupil’s Activities – Gives examples of traditional festivals and where they are practiced.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. identify 2 different traditional festivals.

2. mention and describe 2 different types of traditional festivals.