Class: Primary 2

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 5

Age: 8 years

Duration: 40 minutes

Subject: History

Curriculum Theme: History

Previous Lesson: Names of Heroes and Heroines

Topic: Achievements Of Heroes And Heroines

Content: Maintenance of Peace and Unity, Free Education, Enhanced Quality Education

Performance Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  • Cognitive Domain: Identify and describe at least three achievements of heroes and heroines.
  • Affective Domain: Appreciate the importance of the achievements of heroes and heroines in maintaining peace and unity.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Create a simple drawing or collage representing the achievements of a hero or heroine.
  • Social Domain: Discuss how the achievements of heroes and heroines have impacted their community.

Reference Materials:

The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information from steemit
  • Relevant Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • Pictures of heroes and heroines
  • Flashcards with key achievements
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Drawing paper and crayons

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the achievements of heroes and heroines helps pupils appreciate the efforts made by these individuals to improve society. It also inspires them to contribute positively to their community.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils should already be familiar with the names of various heroes and heroines from the previous lesson.


Learning Area: Achievements Of Heroes And Heroines

To deliver this lesson, the teacher will adopt the following steps:

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction 5 minInteractiveQuestion and AnswerGreet pupils and ask them to recall the names of heroes and heroines discussed in the previous lesson.Respond to teacher’s questions and recall names of heroes and heroines.Activating prior knowledge about heroes and heroines.
Step 2: Presentation10 minDiscussionStorytellingExplain the achievements of heroes and heroines using pictures and stories.Listen and observe pictures.Understanding the concept of achievements.
Step 3: Maintenance of Peace and Unity5 minLectureVisual AidsShow a picture of a hero who worked for peace and unity. Describe their achievements.Observe and listen.Learning about the importance of peace and unity.
Step 4: Free Education5 minLectureExamplesDiscuss a heroine who promoted free education. Show relevant pictures.Listen and engage with the discussion.Understanding the value of free education.
Step 5: Enhanced Quality Education5 minLectureExamplesTalk about a hero who improved education quality. Use pictures to illustrate.Observe and participate in the discussion.Recognizing efforts to enhance education quality.
Step 6: Note-taking5 minWritingGuided WritingGuide pupils to write down key points in their notebooks.Write down the key points.Reinforcing the content through note-taking.
Step 7: Evaluation and Conclusion5 minInteractiveQuestion and AnswerAsk pupils questions based on the lesson to evaluate understanding. Conclude with a summary.Answer questions and participate in the summary.Assessing understanding and summarizing the lesson.

Classroom Note:

Achievements Of Heroes And Heroines

Heroes and heroines have made significant contributions to society. They are known for their courage, determination, and positive impact on the world. Some achievements of famous heroes and heroines are;

  1. Maintenance of Peace and Unity: Heroes like Nelson Mandela worked hard to bring peace and unity to their countries. This means they helped stop fights and brought people together.
  2. Free Education: Heroines like Malala Yousafzai fought for the right of children, especially girls, to go to school for free. This means everyone can learn without having to pay money.
  3. Enhanced Quality Education: Heroes like Dr. Maria Montessori improved the way children are taught, making learning more fun and effective.
  4. Fighting for Equal Rights: Heroes like Martin Luther King Jr. worked to make sure everyone is treated fairly, no matter their skin color.
  5. Environmental Protection: Heroines like Wangari Maathai planted many trees and protected the environment to make the world a better place.

Lesson Evaluation:

To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. Name two heroes or heroines mentioned in the lesson.
  2. Describe one achievement of Nelson Mandela.
  3. Explain why free education is important.
  4. Draw a picture of a hero or heroine and their achievement.
  5. Discuss how the achievements of heroes and heroines help their community.

Note for teachers using my lesson plan:
Hi there, remember that I didn’t make this lesson plan with any particular class or teacher in mind and I tried as much as possible with my experience and expertise to deliver this plan in a standard and effective style utilizing the best strategy and methods. Nevertheless, you are free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, timing, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, pupils’ comprehension, curriculum, and resources available to you. Happy teaching!

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Last Update: May 30, 2024