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Meaning of Citizen and How to become a Citizen (Primary 6)

CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM      

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 6

THEME – NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS AND IDENTITY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – VALUES OF NATIONALISM AND PATRIOTISM (PRIMARY 6)

TOPIC: CITIZEN

 

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 citizen.

2. explain how to become a citizen.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Pictures, maps  newspapers cutting
  2. Passports and visas
  3. Foreign currency

 

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

CITIZEN 

Citizen is someone who has a legal rights and privileges in a particular country, e.g. Nigeria.

A citizen of a country has legal rights, privileges, duties and responsibilities in his/her country whether he/she is living or not.

 

HOW TO BECOME A CITIZEN OF A COUNTRY 

The following are ways to gain citizenship in Nigeria:

  • Citizen by birth – Every person born in Nigeria or every person born outside Nigeria either of whose parents is a citizen of Nigeria.
  • Citizen by registration – He is a person of good character; two people to testify to that which one should a Religious minister.
  • Citizen by naturalization – Citizen by naturalization must fulfillment the following conditions: person is of full age, resided in Nigeria for at least 15 years, is of good character, plans to remain in Nigeria.

 

 

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. Leads pupils in discussing the meaning of citizen.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the meaning of citizen.

3. Lists and explain how to become a citizen of a country – Nigeria.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain how to become Nigerian citizen.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. explain the meaning of citizen.
  2. explain how to become a citizen.