• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 9
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: Different Ways Of Greeting
  • Content: Different ethnic groups in Nigeria e.g. – Yoruba – Hausa – Igbo – Ijaw etc.

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to identify at least four different ethnic groups in Nigeria.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should show appreciation for the diverse cultures in Nigeria and respect the different ways of greeting.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to accurately demonstrate at least two different ethnic group greetings.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to work in groups to learn and demonstrate the greetings, fostering teamwork and social interaction.

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 and flashcards of different ethnic groups and their greetings
  • Videos demonstrating the greetings
  • Charts with written descriptions of the greetings

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the different ways of greeting in various Nigerian ethnic groups fosters a sense of respect, appreciation, and unity among pupils. It aids in the development of social skills and encourages pupils to embrace cultural diversity in their community and beyond.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: Pupils are expected to be familiar with the concept of greeting as a form of respect and communication.

Content Development: Different Ways Of Greeting

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDiscussionQuestion and AnswerIntroduce the topic and ask pupils about how they greet at home.Share how they greet their family members.Introduction to the concept of diverse greetings.
Step 2: Identifying Different Ethnic Groups10 minInteractive LearningGroup WorkDisplay pictures and describe the major ethnic groups in Nigeria.Identify and name the ethnic groups shown in pictures.Learning about Nigeria’s major ethnic groups.
Step 3: Ways of Greetings to show respect 10 minDemonstrationRole-playDemonstrate the greetings of different ethnic groups using videos and personal demonstration.Practice and demonstrate the greetings in pairs or small groups.Understanding and practicing different ethnic greetings.
Step 4: Group Presentation10 minPresentationPeer TeachingGuide pupils to form groups and prepare a short presentation on a chosen ethnic group’s greeting.Present their chosen greeting to the class.Enhancing public speaking and demonstration skills.
Step 5: Conclusion and Evaluation5 minQ&ARecap and QuizRecap the lesson and ask questions related to the greetings learned.Answer questions and reflect on what they learned.Assessing understanding and reinforcing the lesson’s objectives.

Classroom Note:

Identifying Different Ethnic Groups in Nigeria and Their Way of Greeting to Show Respect

  1. Yoruba: Greet by prostrating for elders (males) and kneeling (females).
  2. Hausa: Greet with a slight bow and hand shake, saying “Ina kwana.”
  3. Igbo: Greet by clasping their hands together and bowing slightly, saying “Kedu.”
  4. Ijaw: Greet with a handshake, placing the left hand on the right forearm to show respect.
  5. Efik: Use phrases like “Idem mfo?” while women curtsy to show respect.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Name four ethnic groups in Nigeria and one unique way they greet.
  2. Demonstrate how the Yoruba people greet their elders.
  3. Why is it important to respect different ways of greeting?

Note to Teachers:
Feel free to integrate digital resources like videos or interactive websites to make the lesson more engaging. Customize the group activities based on the class size and available time, ensuring that every pupil participates actively. Encourage respect and appreciation for all cultures during the lesson.

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Last Update: March 25, 2024