Class: Primary 5

Term: 1st Term

Week: 9

Age: 11 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Christian Religion Studies

Curriculum Theme: GOD WANTS US TO WORK

Topic: Dignity of Labour


  • Types of Work

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

  • List 6 types of work.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible
  • Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Bibles
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Handouts with examples of work types
  • Worksheets

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the diverse types of work helps in appreciating the value of labor in society.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are expected to have some understanding of the concept of work.


Content Development: Types of Work

StepTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsDiscussionIntroduce the lesson topic and its significance.Engage in the discussion and listen attentively.
Scripture Reading10 minsReadingRead and discuss 2 Thessalonians 3:10, emphasizing the importance of work.Follow along in their Bibles and discuss the scripture’s meaning.
Types of Work15 minsPresentationProvide examples of various types of work with explanations.Take notes on the different types of work discussed.
Note Taking5 minsNote TakingProvide a handout listing 25 types of work and their descriptions for pupils to copy.Copy the list of work types and their descriptions.
Evaluation3 minsQuestioningAsk pupils to name five types of work they remember from the lesson.Participate by listing the types of work they recall.
Conclusion2 minsRecapSummarize the key points and encourage pupils to appreciate the value of different kinds of work.Listen to the summary and reflect on the importance of work.

Note to Pupils:

Memory Verse:

“Anyone unwilling to work should not eat.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:10

Types of Work

  1. Agriculture: Cultivation of crops and rearing of animals.
  2. Engineering: Designing and building structures or machines.
  3. Teaching: Imparting knowledge and skills to others.
  4. Medicine: Healing and providing medical care.
  5. Accounting: Managing financial accounts and records.
  6. Writing: Creating written content for various purposes.
  7. Law: Providing legal advice and representation.
  8. Construction: Building and repairing structures.
  9. Music: Creating and performing music.
  10. Cooking: Preparing meals and food items.
  11. Gardening: Tending and cultivating gardens.
  12. Marketing: Promoting and selling products or services.
  13. Carpentry: Crafting and building with wood.
  14. Tailoring: Designing and sewing clothes.
  15. Photography: Capturing and creating images.
  16. Plumbing: Installing and maintaining plumbing systems.
  17. Electrician: Working with electrical systems and wiring.
  18. Counseling: Providing guidance and support to individuals.
  19. Painting: Creating artwork or painting structures.
  20. Hairdressing: Styling and caring for hair.
  21. Fishing: Catching and harvesting fish.
  22. Baking: Making bread and baked goods.
  23. Farming: Cultivating crops and raising livestock.
  24. Coaching: Training and guiding individuals or teams in sports.
  25. Cleaning: Keeping spaces tidy and organized.

Each type of work contributes uniquely to society, demonstrating the value and dignity of labor.

Name five types of work and briefly explain each.

Note to Teachers:
Adjust the teaching methods and resources to align with your teaching style and the pupils’ learning needs.

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Last Update: November 16, 2023