NATIONAL VALUES EDUCATION (NVE)
THEME – ELEMENTS OF SECURITY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Personal Security – Meaning and Means of Personal Security Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Security Education
TOPIC – NEIGHBOURHOOD CRIME
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning of Crimes
3. Examples of Crimes in the Neighbourhood
4. How to Prevent Crimes in the Neighbourhood
5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. explain the concept of crime.
2. give examples of crimes in your neighbourhood.
3. suggest ways to prevent crime in your neighbourhood.
The pupils can state some of the common crimes in their neighbourhood.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing people handcuff by the neighbourhood officer/police.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Crimes like stealing, lying, fighting, drug abuse, child abuse, etc. are unacceptable behaviour in our society.
All forms of crime are punishable by the family, school, community and government authority.
MEANING OF CRIME
A crime is an unacceptable behaviour punishable by a state or other authority.
EXAMPLES OF CRIMES
3. Rape (sex abuse)
8. Advance free fraud (419)
9. Sale of contaminated food
10. Dealing in fake drugs, etc.
LESSON 2 – HOW TO PREVENT CRIMES IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD?
Some of the ways to prevent crime are,
1. Removing target.
2. Removing items that may help commit an offence.
3 Access control
6. Cooperation with security agents, school and neighbourhood authorities in crime.
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. Revises the previous lesson based the pupil’s related knowledge or understanding.
2. Displays chart showing arrest person by the police or neighbourhood officer.
3. Asks pupils to suggest reasons for the arrest.
Pupil’s Activities – State all possible reasons for a policeman to arrest.
4. Notes each point mention on the board.
5. Uses chart and the points made by the pupils to introduce and lead a discussion on the meaning of crimes with appropriate.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction and participate actively in discussing the meaning of a crime.
7. Takes the pupils for a walk within the school community and guide pupils to identify some of the ways the neighbourhood prevent crimes.
Pupil’s Activities – State ways of preventing crimes in the neighbourhood.
8. Summarizes each lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary and 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.
Meaning and Importance of Neighbourhood Security | Aims and Objectives of Neighbourhood Security Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Term 2 Week 1 Security Education
Teacher asks pupils to:
1. explain the concept of a crime.
2. state 5 common crimes in the neighbourhood.
3. suggest 4 ways of preventing crimes in the neighbourhood.