The Meaning of Pentecost | The Event of the Pentecost | The Spiritual Significance of the Pentecost Primary 5/Basic 5 Term 2 Week 2 Christian Religious Studies
CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
THEME – HOLY SPIRIT WORK IN US
PREVIOUS LESSON – As stated in Second Term (Term 2) Week 1 Plan Lesson Notes for Primary Schools
TOPIC – THE PENTECOST
2. Meaning of Pentecost
3. The Descent of the Holy Spirit/The Event of the Pentecostal
4. Spiritual Significance of the Day of Pentecost
5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. explain what Pentecost means.
2. describe the events of the day of the Pentecost.
3. enumerate the spiritual significance of the Pentecost.
Some of the pupils can Summary the events of the pentecost.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Biblical illustrations of the day of Pentecost.
2. Drawings of the tongues of fire.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Pentecost is the day of Holy Spirit.
Pentecost is the day that the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples of Jesus.
THE DESCENT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
The events of the day of the Pentecost are –
1. Rushing wind
2. Tongues of fire
3. Speaking in tongues
SPIRITUAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DAY OF PENTECOST – ACTS 2:1-13
1. The birth of the church.
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.
2. Fulfilled promise of a Comforter
And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.
LESSON 2 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT(TEST)
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. Tell pupils a short of what happens on the day of pentecost.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the story about the day of pentecost.
3. Asks pupils few questions about what happens on the day pentecost.
Pupil’s Activities – Give account of what happens on the day pentecost.
4. Uses pupil’s responses to introduce the lesson.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction for active participation.
5. Leads a discussion on the meaning of pentecost and narrate the events of the day of Pentecost with appropriate Bible references.
Pupil’s Activities – meaning of pentecost and narrate the events of the day of Pentecost as stated in the Bible.
6. Explains the spiritual significance of the Pentecost.
Pupil’s Activities – State the spiritual significance of the Pentecost.
7. Summarizes the lesson on the board.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson and write as instructed.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson – The Holy Spirit – Who the Holy Spirit | The Significance of the Holy Spirit Primary 5/Basic 5 Term 2 Week 3 Christian Religious Studies
Ask pupils to:
1. explain what is Pentecost is.
2. describe 3 events of the day of Pentecost.
3. list two spiritual significance of the Pentecost.