The Concept of Government (Primary 4)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 4

THEME: GOVERNMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – RIGHTS OF A CITIZEN (PRIMARY 4)

TOPIC: THE CONCEPT OF GOVERNMENT 

 

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 should be able to identify people in government.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned rights of a citizen

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts of president and state governors in Nigeria.

 

 

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

3. All Relevant Material

4. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

GOVERNMENT 

Government is a body of people who control public affairs of a nation – federal, state and local governments.

 

TYPES OF GOVERNMENT 

1. Federal Government – president

2. State Government – governor

3. Local Government – chairman

 

ARMS OF GOVERNMENT

1. Legislature – makes laws.

2. Executive – implements laws

3. Judiciary – interprets the laws.

 

 

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 identify the names of the president in Nigeria, governor in Lagos state and local governments of their community.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the names of the president in Nigeria, governor in Lagos state and local governments of their community.

3. Lists and discuss the arms of government.

Pupil’s Activities – discuss the arms of government and their functions.

 

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 government.

2. Who is the president of Nigeria?

3. Who is the governor of Lagos State?

4. Who is the local government chairman in community?

5. mention and state the function of the 3 arms of government.