• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 1
  • Age: 8 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Pre Vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Home Economics
  • Topic: Clothing
  • Content: Meaning And Types Of Clothing

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

  • Cognitive domain: Define the term “clothing” and list 5 types of clothing.
  • Affective domain: Appreciate the importance of wearing appropriate clothing.
  • Psychomotor domain: Demonstrate wearing different types of clothing.
  • Social Domain: Discuss the cultural significance of certain types of clothing.

Reference Materials:

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

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of different types of clothing
  • Actual clothing items for demonstration
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart paper and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the meaning and types of clothing is crucial for personal hygiene, cultural awareness, and making appropriate choices in dressing.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have basic knowledge of personal items and their uses.


Content Development: Clothing

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerInitiate a discussion on clothing, asking what it is and why we wear it.Respond to questions and participate in the discussion.Define the term “clothing.”
Defining Clothing 10 minsExplanationDirect InstructionProvide a clear definition of clothing. Show pictures of different types of clothing.Observe pictures and listen attentively. Discuss types of clothing.List 2 types of clothing.
Types of Clothing 5 minsGroup ActivityCollaborative LearningDivide students into groups. Each group discusses and lists different types of clothing.Discuss within groups and list types of clothing.Share various types of clothing with the class.
Importance of Clothing 5 minsDiscussionQuestioningDiscuss the importance of wearing appropriate clothing for different occasions.Participate in the discussion and share thoughts.Understand the importance of clothing choices.
Note taking 5 minsWriting Note-TakingProvide a summary of key points on types of clothing.Copy important information into their notebooks.Summarize key points about clothing.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAssessmentAsk questions related to the lesson content and objectives.Answer questions individually.Assess understanding of clothing concepts.
Conclusion5 minsRecapReinforcementSummarize the lesson, emphasizing the importance of knowing types of clothing.Share what they’ve learned from the lesson.Reinforce key concepts about clothing.

Classroom Note:


Clothing are items worn on the body for protection, beautification, or modesty. It includes a wide range of garments and accessories designed to cover, decorate, or enhance the human body.

Types of Clothing:

  1. Shirts:
    • Garments worn on the upper body, typically with sleeves and a collar.
  2. Trousers:
    • Lower body garments covering from the waist to the ankles, designed for legs.
  3. Dresses:
    • One-piece garments that cover the upper and lower body, usually worn by females.
  4. Footwear:
    • Various types of shoes or boots worn on the feet for protection and fashion.
  5. Hats:
    • Head coverings that come in various styles and are worn for protection or decoration.
  6. Skirt: Garments worn on the lower part of the body, usually by females, that hang from the waist or hips and do not cover the entire legs.

Importance Of Clothing

  1. Protection
  2. Modesty
  3. Comfort
  4. Self expression


  1. What is the definition of clothing?
  2. List two types of clothing suitable for formal occasions.
  3. Why is it important to wear appropriate clothing?

Note to Teachers:
Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: January 16, 2024