Our National Identity

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

CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 6

THEME: NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS AND IDENTITY 

PREVIOUS LESSON OUR NATIONAL SYMBOLS

TOPIC: OUR NATIONAL IDENTITY 

Our National Identify our symbols, actions and behavior, behavior, languages and feelings that make use different from other countries.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to describe Nigerian’s National Identity.

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ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned our national symbols.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. National flag
  2. Coat of Arms
  3. Recorded National, and the pledge
  4. Tape recorder

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

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON

NATIONAL ANTHEM 

English Version

  • First Standard

Arise, O compatriots

Nigeria’s call obey

to serve our fatherland

with love and strength and faith.

The labour of our heroes past

shall never be in vain,

to serve with heart and might

one nation bound in freedom

Peace and unity.

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  • Second Standard

Oh God of creation,

direct our noble cause

Guide thou our leaders right

Help our youth the truth to know

In love and honesty to grow

And living just and true

Great lofty heights attain

To build a nation where peace

And justice reign.

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  • Hausa Version

Yaku ‘yan Nijeriya ku farka;

Ku amsa kiran Nijeriya;

Domin mu taimaki ƙasarmu ta haihuwa;

Don aiki ga ƙasata cikin soyayya da riƙon gaskiya;

Domin gudumawar da shuwagabaninmu ‘yan kishin ƙasa suka bada;

kada ta zama a banza;

Muyi aiki da zuciya ɗaya da girmamawa a gareta;

Domin ta kasance ƙasa ɗaya mai yanci ga kowa tare da haɗin kai da zaman lafiya.

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  • Igbo Version

Bilie nu ndi ala anyi

Irubere oku Nigeria isi

Ije ozi ala nna anyi

Na ifunanya na ike na okwukwe,

Olu ndi dike anyi gara aga

Agaghiabu ihe efu,

Ije ozi n’ obi n’ ike n’okwukwe

Otu ala jikolu onu na nnwere onwe

Udo na ịdị n’otu.

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  • Yoruba Version – first standard

Dide eyin ara. 

Wa je-pe Naijiria,

ka fife sin ‘lewa

pelu okun ati ‘gbagbo

Ki ise awon akoni wa

ko ma se ja sa-san,

Ka sin tokan-tara

ile tominira wa,

ti alafia so-dokan.

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  • Second standard

Olorun Eleda

To ipa ona wa

F’ona han asaaju

K’odo wa m’otito

K’ododo at’ife po sii

K’aye won je pipe

So won d’eni giga

K’alafia oun eto le

Joba ni ‘le wa

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The pledge

The Nigerian pledge is recited immediately after the national anthem: It was written by Professor (Mrs.) Felicia Adebola Adedoyin in 1976.

I pledge to Nigeria my country.

To be faithful, loyal and honest.

To serve Nigeria with all my strength.

To defend her unity, and uphold her honour and glory.

So help me God.

Amen.

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Yoruba Version

Mo se ileri fun Orile-Ede mi Naijiria,

Lati je olododo, eniti o see f’okan tan

Ati olotito eniyan

Lati sin in pelu gbogbo agbara mi,

Lati sa ipa mi gbogbo fun isokan re

Ati lati gbe e ga fun iyi ati ogo re.

Ki Olorun ran mi l’owo.

Àmín.

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IMPORTANCE OF NATIONAL ANTHEM AND PLEDGE

National Anthem

  1. This is our special songs that we sing as a Nation. It is divided into standard 1 and 2.
  2. The first standard is a reminder and call to serve our country.
  3. The second standard is our official prayer for the call to serve our country.
  4. The pledge is what is expected our us as we serve our country.

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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;
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  3. Guides pupils to examine and describe the national identity;
  4. Pupil’s Activities – Examine and describe the national identity.

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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 – Revision, Test and Examination

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. describe Nigeria national identity;
  2. mention and explain two values related to our national identity.

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