History of Hockey in Nigeria (Primary 5)

Last Updated on July 22, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

PRIMARY 5

THEME: GAMES AND SPORTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – FIRST TERM EXAMINATION LINKS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

TOPIC: HISTORY, FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENTS OF HOCKEY IN NIGERIA 

LEARNING AREA 

1. History of Hockey in Nigeria

2. Facilities and Equipment of Hockey

3. Dimension of Hockey Pitch

 

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:

1. narrate the history of hockey in Nigeria;

2. state hockey facilities and equipment;

3. draw and label the hockey pitch with dimensions.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned in basic 4 and 5;

1. Table tennis

2. Volleyball

3. Football

4. Basketball

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Textbook

2. Charts

3. Pictures

4. Video clips

5. Hockey pitch

6. Hockey sticks

7. Hockey ball

8. Whistle

9. Stop watch

 

 

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

INTRODUCTION

Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball into the opponent’s side using a hockey stick. There are different types of hockey such as field hockey and ice hockey.

 

 

HISTORY OF HOCKEY IN NIGERIA 

Hockey game was introduced into Nigeria by European in 1928, who introduced and played the game in various schools and colleges in the country.

Hockey became regular feature in inter-house sport competitions of Kings’ College, Igbobi College and St. Gregory’s College, and with some army unit teams, friendly matches were being conducted.

The Nigeria Hockey Federation (NHF) is the governing body of Field Hockey in Nigeria. It is affiliated to IHF International Hockey Federation and AHF African Hockey Federation. The headquarter of NHF is in Abuja, Nigeria.

 

FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT 

The hockey stick  and ball

 

 

 

 

The protector (helmet/facemask with mouth guard, neck guard, shoulder/elbow/shin pads, gloves, paint)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The shoes (field and ice)

 

 

   

 

 

The whistle

 

 

HOCKEY PITCH 

 

 

 

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. Narrates the history of hockey in Nigeria;

3. Mention the facilities and equipment;

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher.

4. Draws and labels hockey pitch;

Pupil’s Activities – Draw and label the court.

5. Summarizes the major points on the board;

Pupil’s Activities – write notes.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson  – table tennis.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. Narrates the history of hockey in Nigeria;

2. mention the facilities and equipment;

3. draw and label hockey pitch.