The Problems of Local Government and Solutions to the Problems of Local Government (Primary 4)

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

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SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 4

THEME: GOVERNMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – THE CONCEPT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT (PRIMARY 4)

TOPIC: THE PROBLEMS OF LOCAL 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:

1. mention 3 problems of local government.

2. suggest 3 solutions to the problems mentioned.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned local government.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of charts of showing problems of local government.

 

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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

PROBLEMS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The closest government to the people is known as local government.

Government at different levels have their own problems. Below are the problems of local government –

1. Inadequate funds

2. Limited authority and power

3. Corruption

4. Lack of dedication to work

5. Inability to maintain law and order

 

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SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT 

1. More money should be made available to the local government.

2. The local government should be given more power so that it can solve more problems for the people.

3. Corrupt and lazy workers of the local government must be found out and punished by government.

4. Local government activities must be made known to the people so that the people can monitor their progress, and cooperate towards success.

5. The local government should get closer to the people and know their problems so that they can solve them.

 

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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. Lists and explains the problems of local government.

Pupil’s Activities – explain the problems of local government.

3. Guides pupils to discuss the solutions to the problems of local government.

Pupil’s Activities – participate in discussing the solutions to the problems of local government.

 

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. mention 3 problems of local government.

2. suggest 3 solutions to the problems mentioned.

 

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