Class: Primary 1

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 4

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Physical & Health Education 

Topic: Games

Content: Local Games e.g Fire On The Mountain

Specific Objectives:

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

  • List the benefits of local games
  • Demonstrate skills in the local game “fire on the mountain”

Instructional Materials:

  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Pictures of local games
  • Props for the game “Fire on the Mountain”


Content Development: Local games e.g Fire On The Mountain.

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction to local games5 minutesDiscussionExplain the concept of local gamesListen and pay attention
Step 2: Benefits of local games10 minutesDiscussionDiscuss the benefits of playing local games, such as physical fitness, social interaction, and cultural preservationParticipate in the discussion and take notes
Step 3: Introduction to “Fire on the Mountain”5 minutesDemonstrationExplain the rules and objectives of the game “Fire on the Mountain”Pay attention and ask questions if needed
Step 4: Demonstration of “Fire on the Mountain”10 minutesDemonstrationDemonstrate how to play the game “Fire on the Mountain”Observe the demonstration and follow along
Step 5: Practice “Fire on the Mountain”5 minutesPracticeDivide the class into groups and allow them to practice playing “Fire on the Mountain”Participate in the game and enjoy
Step 6: Evaluation5 minutesQuestion and AnswerAsk questions to assess understanding of the benefits of local games and the rules of “Fire on the Mountain”Answer the questions individually
Step 7: Note Copying5 minutesIndividual ActivityProvide a short note summarizing the key points of the lesson for pupils to copy into their notebooksCopy the note into your notebook


Local Games: Fire On The Mountain

Fire On The Mountain as a Local Game:

Fire on the Mountain is a popular local game played in Nigeria. It is a lively and energetic game that involves running and quick thinking.

Benefits of Local Games:

  1. Physical fitness
  2. Social interaction
  3. Cultural preservation.
  4. Recreation


Ask the pupils the following questions to evaluate their understanding of the lesson:

  1. What are the benefits of playing local games?
  2. Explain the rules and objectives of the game “Fire on the Mountain.”

Teaching Aids:

  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Pictures of local games
  • Props for the game “Fire on the Mountain”

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 29, 2023