Nation – Meaning and Characteristics (Primary 4)

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

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CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM      

WEEK 4

PREVIOUS LESSON – CIVIC VALUES (PRIMARY 4)

PRIMARY 4

TOPIC: MEANING AND CHARACTERISTICS OF A NATION

LEARNING AREA 

  1. Meaning of Nation
  2. Characteristics of Nation

 

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. explain the meaning of nation.
  2. identify and explain the characteristics of a nation.

 

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INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Maps.
  2. Pictures
  3.  Video clips
  4. Charts
  5. Class textbooks
  6.  Newspaper/magazines.

 

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

 

INTRODUCTION

 

MEANING OF A NATION

A nation is a body of people sharing a spirit of unity and want to live together under the government. Nigeria is a Nation.

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF A NATION 

  1.  Common territory.
  2. Common customs and traditions.
  3. Common economy.
  4.  Common language ( understanding each other).

 

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 explain the meaning of a nation.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of a nation using relevant resources.

3. Helps pupils identify and explain the characteristics of a nation using relevant teaching resources.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and explain the characteristics of a nation using relevant learning resources.

 

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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 – reasons we need to build our nation.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. explain the meaning of a nation.
  2. identify and explain two characteristics of a nation.

 

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