• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Social Studies
  • Topic: Concept Of Security
  • Content: Meaning Of Security

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to explain the meaning of security.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should appreciate the importance of security in their daily lives.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to identify basic practices that enhance personal security.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to discuss ways they can contribute to the security of their environment.

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 illustrating security measures
  • Real-life stories or scenarios about security
  • Chart with definitions and examples of security

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the concept of security is crucial for pupils as it helps them recognize the importance of safety measures in their daily lives and encourages them to be responsible citizens.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are expected to have basic knowledge of safety measures like not talking to strangers and always being in the company of a trusted adult in public places.


Content Development: Meaning Of Security

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussionAsking QuestionsBriefly introduce the concept of security.Listen and respond to questions.Security is important for everyone’s safety.
Step 2: Meaning of Security10 minsExplanationIllustrationExplain the meaning of security using pictures and scenarios.Pay attention and ask questions.Understanding what security means.
Step 3: Importance of Security10 minsInteractiveRole PlayDiscuss why security is important and use real-life examples.Participate in role plays.Appreciating the value of security in daily life.
Step 4: Basic Security Practices10 minsDemonstrationDemonstration and ParticipationShow basic security practices.Practice demonstrated actions.Learning how to stay safe.
Step 5: Conclusion5 minsSummarizationRecapSummarize the lesson’s key points.Listen and summarize in their own words.Reinforcing the concept of security.

Classroom Note:

Meaning of Security

Security means being free from danger or threat. It involves taking steps to keep ourselves and our environment safe. For example, always walking with a trusted adult and not talking to strangers are security measures we can take to protect ourselves.

Questions to Evaluate Pupils’ Comprehension:

  1. What is security?
  2. Why is security important?
  3. Name two ways you can keep yourself safe.

Note to Teachers:

This lesson plan is a guide to teaching the concept of security to young pupils. Feel free to adapt the content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to fit your teaching style and the resources available to you. Encourage pupils to share their own experiences and thoughts on security to make the lesson more interactive and engaging.

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Last Update: March 25, 2024