Religion Practices – Christians Mode of Worship | Muslims Mode of Worship | Traditional Mode of Worship Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 4

THEME – OUR RELIGION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Our Religion – Meaning (Types) of Religion | Religious Place of worship – Objects of Worship in Nigeria Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

TOPIC – RELIGION PRACTICES 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Religion Practices – Christians Mode of Worship

3. Muslims Mode of Worship

4. Traditional Mode of Worship

5. 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. Explain the meaning of religion.

2. Mention different types of religion.

3. State mode of religion practices.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts showing church, mosque and shrine.

 

2. Bible

3. Quran

4. Rosary

5. Tasbih

 

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  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

Religion is the belief, faith and worship in the existence of God.

Religion is also the mode of worshipping God. The major religion in Nigeria are Christianity, Islam and Traditional religions.

 

CHRISTIAN MODE OF WORSHIP 

Christianity is one the religions practised in Nigeria. The believers worship God in the name of His begotten son – Jesus Christ.

 

Christians worship in the church every Sunday and some other days of week depending on their church’s activities.

Some materials which Christians use for worship are the Holy Bible, the rosary, hymn books, water and olive oil.

Christians celebrate the birth (Christmas), the death (Good Friday), resurrection (Easter Sunday) and ascension (Easter Monday) of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

A man is expected to marry one wife. Christians sometimes go on pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Christianity was brought into Nigeria from Western countries.

 

LESSON 2 – MUSLIMS MODE OF WORSHIP 

Islam is also one of the religions practiced in Nigeria. The Islamic faithfuls or followers of Islam are called Muslims. Islam is a religion introduced by Prophet Muhammad. The Holy Book of the Muslim is called the Quran (Koran).

The Muslims worship in the Mosque every Friday and prayed five times a day. They use a string of beads for prayers. They worship in a building called a mosque.

Muslims go on pilgrimage to Mecca. Muslims fast for thirty days during Ramadan. A Muslim man is allowed to marry up to four wives if he can love them equally.

Like Christianity, Islam was also brought into Nigerian from other countries.

 

LESSON 3 – AFRICAN TRADITION MODE OF WORSHIP 

African Traditional Religion is an indigenous religion.

 

The religion practices are vary from one community to another. This religion is parts of our culture. It is a way of worshipping God, traditionally.

They worship God through lesser gods and goddess in objects. These gods and goddesses are regarded as servants of God.

For Examples of such gods and goddesses in Nigeria include:

1. Amadioha, the god of thunder among the Igbo.

2. Ogun, the god of iron among the Yoruba.

3. Olokun, the water goddess among the Edo.

Some of the materials used are palm oil, cowries, kola nuts, goats, native chalk and pieces of white cloth.

The priest tells the worshippers what to do and on which days to worship.

 

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 discuss the meaning of religion.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the meaning of religion.

3. Lets them mention different types of religion in Nigeria.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention the major religion in Nigeria.

 

4. Asks the pupils to mention each religion place of worship and materials used in worship.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention each religion place of worship and materials used in worship.

5. Summary the key points on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher write.

 

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

Similar Aspects of Our Religions Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Social Studies

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

1. Define the term, ‘religion’.

2. Mention 3 major religion in Nigeria.

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. Christians worship in _______.

A. Church

B. Mosque

C. Shrine

 

2. Muslims worship in _______.

A. Church

B. Mosque

C. Shrine

 

3. Traditional worship in _______.

A. Church

B. Mosque

C. Shrine

 

4. Bible is used by _______.

A. Traditional worshippers

B. Muslims

C. Christians

 

5. Quran is used by _______.

 

A. Traditional worshippers

B. Muslims

C. Christians

 

6. Cowries is used by _______.

A. Traditional worshippers

B. Muslims

C. Christians

 

7. _______ is the way of people worship their God.

A. Christian

B. Mosque

C. Religion

 

8. The Christians fast and pray for many days.

A. 30

B. 40

C. 70

 

9. The Muslims fast and pray for many days.

A. 30

B. 40

C. 70

 

10. Christmas stands for _______.

A. death of Jesus Christ

B. birth of Jesus Christ

C. ascension of Jesus Christ

 

11. Good Friday in Christianity means _______.

 

A. death of Jesus Christ

B. birth of Jesus Christ

C. ascension of Jesus Christ

 

12. Easter Sunday means _______.

A. resurrection of Jesus Christ

B. birth of Jesus Christ

C. ascension of Jesus Christ

 

13. Easter Monday stands for _______.

A. resurrection of Jesus Christ

B. birth of Jesus Christ

C. ascension of Jesus Christ

 

14. Christian faith allows a man to marry _______.

A. one wife

B. two wives

C. more than two wives

 

15. Christian’s pilgrimage is _______.

A. Egypt

B. Jerusalem

C. Mecca

 

16. Muslims pray for many times a day.

 

A. 3

B. 4

C.5

 

17. Muslim’s pilgrimage is in _______.

A. Egypt

B. Jerusalem

C. Mecca

 

18. The Muslims period of fasting is known as _______.

A. Lent

B. Ramadan

C. Fasting

 

19. Muslims faith allows a man to marry _______.

A. one wife

B. two wives

C. more than two wives

 

20. Religion is the belief, faith and worship in the _______.

 

A. existence of God

B. existence of man

C. existence of parent

 

21. In Nigeria, some of Christians and Muslims faith still believe in their traditions.

A. True

B. False

C. Not sure

 

 

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