Employment and Problems of Unemployment (Primary 4)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

SECOND TERM

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 4

THEME: EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – MEANING AND TYPES OF BANK AND SAVING (PRIMARY 4)

TOPIC: EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:

1. differentiate between employment and unemployment;

2. discuss the problems of unemployment.

3. state the reasons why people should be employment.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned to wages and income distribution.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts of different work.

 

 

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

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

MEANING OF EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT 

Employment is work done to earn a living.

Unemployment is having no work to do to earn money.

 

WHY PEOPLE SHOULD BE WORKING OR EMPLOYED? 

People should be employed is –

1. To earn a living.

2. To contribute to the development of a community.

3. To provide for others.

4. To satisfy one’s needs.

 

WHAT ARE THE PROBLEMS OF UNEMPLOYMENT? 

1. Escalation of crime rate – armed robbery, human trafficking, prostitution, drug addiction, etc.

2. Waste of manpower

3. Threat to peace

4. Increase in dependents

5. Reduction in investment

6. It causes of migration

7. Street begging

8. Under development

 

WHAT ARE THE SOLUTION TO UNEMPLOYMENT?

1. Self employment skills

2. Provision of soft loans

3. Making agriculture more attractive

4. Population control

5. Encouraging geographical mobility of labour

6. Provision of social amenities

7. Restructuring our educational system

 

 

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 differential between employment and unemployment;

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the mean employment and unemployment.

3. Lists and discuss with the problems and solutions of unemployment with the pupils;

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the problems and solutions with one and another.

 

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 employment and unemployment;

2. discuss the problems of unemployment.

3. mention 3 reasons why people should work.