National Symbols III – Description of Coat of Arms (Primary 3)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

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CIVIC EDUCATION

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 3

THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – National Symbols II – Description of National Flag (Primary 3)

TOPIC – NATIONAL SYMBOLS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of National Symbols

2. Coat of Arms

 

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. identify national symbols.

2. describe coat of arms.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

National anthem, pledge, currencies, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Pictures of National Symbols and others

2. Posters

3. Video clips

4. Tours to see important national symbols

5. Tours to traditional and religious institutions.

 

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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  

INTRODUCTION 

Our National Symbols are things that represent our great Nation – Nigeria. These symbols represent something important in our country.

Our National symbols are our National Identity through which we can easily identify as Nigerian and matters that has to do with Nigeria.

 

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NIGERIA COAT OF ARMS 

 

  • The Coat of Arms stands for absolute power and authority.
  • The BLACK SHIELD stands for the good soil of our Nation.
  • The TWO HORSES stand for our dignity and pride.
  • The mark “Y” stands for the two rivers in our country – River Niger (major) and River Benue (minor).
  • The EAGLE stands for the strength of our country.
  • The FLOWERS stand for the beauty our country.

 

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. Guides pupils to draw and describe coat of arms.

Pupil’s Activities – Draw and describe coat of arms.

4. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Draw and color coat of arms.

 

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. explain the meaning of national symbols.

2. draw and describe coat of arms

 

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