Our Religion – Meaning (Types) of Religion | Religious Place of worship – Objects of Worship in Nigeria Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 4

THEME – OUR RELIGION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Culture | Meaning of Cultural Preservation | Ways of Preserving Our Culture | Part of Our Culture to be Discarded Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

TOPIC – OUR RELIGION 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning (Types) of Religion

3. Religious Place of worship – Objects of Worship in Nigeria

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. Explain the meaning of religion.

2. Mention different types of religion.

3. State mode of religion practices.

4. Attempt 70% (and above) weekly assessment (test) correctly.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts showing church, mosque and shrine.

 

2. Bible

3. Quran

4. Rosary

5. Tasbih

 

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  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION (OUR RELIGION) 

Religion is the belief, faith and worship in the existence of God.

Religion is also the mode of worshipping God.

 

TYPES OF RELIGION

The main religions in Nigeria are –

 

1. Christianity

2. Islam

3. The African traditional religions.

 

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS

Christianity is a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ of Nazareth.

 

PLACE OF WORSHIP 

The Christian place of worship is called a Church. Sometimes, some christians find a quite places to pray and worship like the mountain, camp, etc. to avoid distraction.

 

OBJECTS USED FOR WORSHIP 

Objects used in Christian worshippers are vary depending on the denomination.

But two or more of the following are common objects – 

  • The Bible
  • Hymn books
  • Fags
  • Art supplies
  • Finances
  • Bells
  • Water
  • Anointing oil
  • Musical instruments
  • Rosary (prayer beads)
  • Symbols or pictures, etc.

 

ISLAM RELIGIOUS 

 

Islam is a religion based on teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God.

 

PLACE OF WORSHIP 

The Christian place of worship is called a mosque. A praying group is used for a congregational prayers mainly on Friday and Salah.

 

OBJECTS USED FOR WORSHIP 

The following objects are used by Muslim worshippers –

1. The Quran

2. Prayer beads

3. Mats

4. Hijab, etc.

 

TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS 

Traditional religion are indigenous religious based on cultural beliefs of god or goddess.

 

PLACE OF WORSHIP 

 

Traditional place of worship is commonly as shrine, temple, altar or Grove. Other sacred places are used for public sacrifices (rituals) and prayers.

 

OBJECTS USED FOR WORSHIP 

1. Image

2. Iron

3. living things like dogs, goats, etc.

4. Groundnut and palm oil

5. Salts and sugars

6. Shea butter, etc.

 

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 the pupils to discuss the meaning of religion.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the meaning of religion.

3. Lets them mention different types of religion in Nigeria.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention the major religion in Nigeria.

4. Asks the pupils to mention each religion place of worship and materials used in worship.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention each religion place of worship and materials used in worship.

5. Summary the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. Define the term, ‘religion’.

 

2. Mention 3 major religion in Nigeria.

3. Mention the place of worship for each of the religion mentioned in question 2.

4. State 3 objects for each of the religion mentioned in question 2.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ______ is the belief, faith and worship in the existence of God.

A. Religion

B. Place of worship

C. Objects of worship

 

2. Religion is also the mode of worshipping ______.

A. Religion

B. Place of worship

C. Objects of worship

 

3. Christians worship in ______.

A. Church

B. Mosque

C. Shrine

 

5. Muslims worship in ______.

 

A. Church

B. Mosque

C. Shrine

 

6. Traditional worship in ______.

A. Church

B. Mosque

C. Shrine

 

7. Bible is used by ______.

A. Traditional worshippers

B. Muslims

C. Christians

 

8. Quran is used by ______.

A. Traditional worshippers

B. Muslims

C. Christians

 

9. Cowries is used by ______.

A. Traditional worshippers

B. Muslims

C. Christians

 

10. ______ is a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ of Nazareth.

 

A. Traditional religion

B. Islam

C. Christianity

 

11. ______ is a religion based on teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God.

A. Traditional religion

B. Islam

C. Christianity

 

12. ______ are indigenous religious based on cultural beliefs of god or goddess.

A. Traditional religion

B. Islam

C. Christianity

 

13. Christianity is a religion based on the life and teachings of ______.

A. Muhammad is a messenger of God

B. Jesus Christ of Nazareth

C. god or goddess

 

14. Islam is a religion based on teaching that ______.

A. Muhammad is a messenger of God

B. Jesus Christ of Nazareth

C. god or goddess

 

15. Traditional religion are indigenous religious based on cultural beliefs of ______.

 

A. Muhammad is a messenger of God

B. Jesus Christ of Nazareth

C. god or goddess

 

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