Relationship of Some Members of the Family | Benefits of the Family Members Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 4

THEME – FAMILY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Living in the Family | Meaning of Family | Types of Family | Importance of Family Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

TOPIC – LIVING IN THE FAMILY 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Relationship of Some Members of the Family

3. Benefits of the Family Members

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. describe the various kinds of relationship among family members as aunt, uncle, nephew ,niece, cousin and ward.

2. draw the family tree (extended family).

3. state the benefits of good relationship between family members.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can differentiate between nuclear and extended families.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. A chart showing the nuclear families.

 

2. Photographs of family members.

3. Picture of an extended family which showing its membership.

4. Drawings/ pictures showing members of the family carrying out some duties.

 

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 – Basic Social Studies for Primary Schools 4 with Security Education by E E Ezewu, J A Olawepo, C C Anadi, J A Adeyanju.

All Relevant Materials

Online Information – First Term Social Studies Plan Lesson Notes for Primary 4 (Basic 4)

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY 1 

Teacher’s Activities – Based on the previous activities, as the pupils,

  • What is family?
  • How many types of families do we have? Name them.
  • Differentiate between nuclear and extended families.

Pupil’s Activities – Respond to questions.

Teacher’s remark – Good job you. Comment and using the pupils responses to state and draw the members of the family tree on the board.

 

 

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ACTIVITY 2 

Teacher’s Activities – Use the above chart to lead the pupils to discuss some of the relationships among family members.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the class discussion.

Teacher’s remark – Good job you. Family is made of people who are related to another by blood. Member of the family include nuclear and extended family. Summary the points of discussion on the board.

 

RELATIONSHIPS OF MEMBERS OF THE EXTENDED FAMILY 

1. FATHER

Father is the male parent of the family.

 

2. MOTHER

 

Mother is the female parent of the family.

 

3. CHILDREN

Children are the dependant ages of the family.

 

4. UNCLES

Uncle is the brother of one’s father or mother.

 

5. AUNTS

Aunt is the sister of one’s father or mother.

 

6. COUSINS 

Cousin are the children of one’s uncle or aunt.

 

7. NEPHEW 

Nephew is the son of one’s brother, sister, brother-in-law or sister-in-law.

 

8. NIECES

Niece is the daughter of one’s brother, sister, brother-in-law or sister-in-law.

 

9. GRANDPARENTS

Grandparent is the parent of one’s father or mother.

 

They are also called grandfather or grandmother.

 

10. IN LAWS

In law is the relationship by marriage.

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY 1 

Teacher’s Activities – Create activities around the importance of family that will enable the pupils to identify and discuss the importance of each member of their families.

Pupil’s Activities – My daddy, mummy, uncle, etc.

Teacher’s remark – Good job you. Family is very important. Summary the importance of family on the board.

 

IMPORTANCE OF THE FAMILY

1. They love one another.

2. They have great concern and interest for one another.

3. They have sense of belonging.

4. They give assistance to one another.

5. They protect and defend one another.

6. They protect the family’s name.

 

7. They pass down the good family’s traditions from one generation to another.

 

ACTIVITY 2

Organize the class into two or more groups to represent and demonstrate the relationship among family members.

 

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. Ask pupils to differentiate between nuclear and extended families.

Pupil’s Activities – With examples, differentiate between nuclear and extended families.

3. Leads pupils to discuss the relationship between the members of the family.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the relationship between the members of the family.

4. Leads pupils to mention the benefits of family relationship e.g. love, concern and interest for one another, sense of belonging etc.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss in groups under the the guidance of a teacher the benefits of various kinds of relationship among family members.

5. Organize the class into two or more groups to represent and demonstrate the relationship among family members.

Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate how members of the extended family show love and concern for one another.

6. Summary the key points on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

NEXT LESSON

Concept of Marriage | Types of Marriages Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupil to:

1. Explain the meaning of the word ‘Family’.

 

2. Mention 2 types of family.

3. Explain each types of family.

4. Draw a family tree.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ______ is the male parent of the family.

A. Mother

B. Uncle

C. Father

 

2. ______ is the female parent of the family.

A. Mother

B. Uncle

C. Father

 

3. ______ are the dependant ages of the family.

A. Niece

B. Nephew

C. Children

 

4. ______ is the brother of one’s father or mother.

A. Mother

B. Uncle

C. Aunt

 

5. ______ is the sister of one’s father or mother.

 

A. Mother

B. Uncle

C. Aunt

 

6. ______ are the children of one’s uncle or aunt.

A. Niece

B. Nephew

C. Cousin

 

7. ______ is the son of one’s brother, sister, brother-in-law or sister-in-law.

A. Niece

B. Nephew

C. Cousin

 

8. ______ is the daughter of one’s brother, sister, brother-in-law or sister-in-law.

A. Niece

B. Nephew

C. Cousin

 

9. ______ is the parent of one’s father or mother.

A. Grandfather

B. Grandmother

C. Grandparent

 

10. Grandparents are known as ______ and  ______.

 

A. father and mother

B. granduncle and grandaunt

C. Grandfather and grandmother

 

11. ______ is the relationship by marriage.

A. In law

B. Uncle

C. Daughter

 

12. Father is the ______ parent of the family.

A. son

C. male

C. female

 

13. Mother is the ______ parent of the family.

A. son

C. male

C. female

 

14. Children are the ______ ages of the family.

A. independent

B. dependant

C. self independent

 

15. Uncle and aunt are the ______ and ______ of one’s father or mother.

 

A. son and daughter

B. son in law and sister in law

C. niece and cousin