RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of National Anthem | Meaning of National Pledge | Meaning of National Currency Primary 3 (Basic 3)
TOPIC – NATIONAL IDENTITY
1. Introductory Activities
2. Payment of Tax
3. Work for the Success of the Nation
4. Respecting National Symbols
5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. explain the meaning of tax.
2. discuss how to work for the success of the nation.
3. state national symbols that must be respected.
The pupils can identify and describe some of the Nigerian national identity.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
3. Video clips
5. National symbols.
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
Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Lead the pupils to discuss the following –
PAYMENT OF TAX
A tax is a compulsory levy imposed by the government on taxable citizens of a nation.
Tax is imposed on all citizens not as a criminal but as their duties and responsibilities to enable the government to provide basic and essential services.
The basic and essential services are free basic education, healthcare, good road, electricity, good governance, security, etc.
WORK FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE NATION
It duties of every citizens of Nigeria to work together to achieve peace and unity. United, any nation can stand any crisis but nations will fall if they are divided.
RESPECTING NATIONAL SYMBOLS
Our respects are not limited to people in our households and authorities, we must respect our national symbols such as national flag, national currencies, national anthems and pledge, etc.
LESSON 2 – PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION ON HOW TO RESPECT OUR NATIONAL SYMBOLS
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Guide the pupils to demonstrate how to respect the following national symbols –
1. National anthems
2. National pledge
3. Nigerian currencies
REVISION AND WEEK LESSON ASSESSMENT
As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation.
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. Leads a discussion on other elements of national identity.
Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the class discussion.
3. Demonstrates how to respect national symbols.
Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate how to respect national symbols.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
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 describe:
1. Payment of tax.
2. Work for the success of the nation.
3. respecting national symbols.
ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS
1. A _______________ is a compulsory levy imposed by the government on taxable citizens of a nation.
2. Tax is the _______________ of all citizens.
A. duties and honesty
B. duties and responsibilities
C. duties and favour
3. Tax payers are not a _______________ but a good citizens.
B. honest people
C. good person
4. United we stand.
5. Divided we _______________.
6. We must _______________ while singing national anthems and pledge.
7. _______________ must not be fold more than two.
A. National flag
B. National currencies
C. National id card
8. Basic education is one of the basic and essential services provided by _______________.
9. _______________ are good citizens.
A. Tax payers
10. _______________ is a source of income for government.