Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 1

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: National Values Education

Curriculum Theme: Civic Education

Topic: Civic Education

Content: Meaning of Civic Education

Specific Objectives:

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

  • Explain the meaning of Civic Education

Instructional Materials:

  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard
  • Chalk/Marker
  • Chart paper
  • Pictures/Visuals depicting community/society


Content Development: Meaning of Civic Education

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Greet the students
– Ask if they know what civic education means
– Explain that civic education is about learning to be responsible citizens in our community
– Show pictures/visuals depicting community/society
– Listen attentively
– Respond to greetings
Step 2: Definition of Civic Education15 minsLecture– Write the term “Civic Education” on the board
– Explain that civic education is the teaching and learning of our rights, duties, and responsibilities as citizens
– Discuss examples of rights, duties, and responsibilities in the community
– Give real-life examples to make it relatable
– Pay attention to the teacher
– Take notes
– Ask questions if something is not clear
Step 3: Understanding Civic Education10 minsGroup Activity– Divide students into groups
– Provide each group with chart paper and markers
– Instruct them to create a mind map or poster about civic education
– Circulate and provide guidance as needed
– Work collaboratively in groups
– Discuss and illustrate key concepts of civic education
Step 4: Presentation and Discussion5 minsPresentation– Ask each group to present their mind map/poster
– Lead a class discussion on the presented ideas
– Summarize the key points of civic education
– Present their mind map/poster to the class
– Listen to other groups’ presentations
– Participate in the discussion
Step 5: Evaluation5 minsQuestion and Answer– Ask questions related to civic education
– Encourage students to respond and explain their answers
– Respond to questions
– Provide answers and explanations
Step 6: Note Copying5 minsCopying– Provide clear and concise notes on the meaning of civic education
– Model proper note-taking
– Copy the notes into their notebooks
– Ask questions if they need clarification


Civic Education:

Civic Education can be defined as the process of learning and understanding our rights, duties, and responsibilities as members of a community such as sharing, helping others, obeying rules, and being aware of our surroundings.


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

1. What is the meaning of civic education?
2. Give an example of a right, duty, and responsibility in your community.

Teaching Aids:

  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard
  • Chalk/Marker
  • Chart paper
  • Pictures/Visuals depicting community/society

Note to Teachers:

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style, curriculum, or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 28, 2023