• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Security Education
  • Topic: Gang
  • Content: Bad Gang

Specific Objectives:

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Define the term “gang” and identify characteristics of a bad gang.
  • Affective Domain: Show disapproval of the activities associated with bad gangs.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate ways to say no to involvement in bad gang activities.
  • Social Domain: Discuss the importance of choosing friends wisely to avoid bad gangs.

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:

  • Chart with definitions and examples of good and bad gangs
  • Pictures illustrating good and bad social groups
  • Videos showing the impact of bad gangs on individuals and society

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the concept of bad gangs and their negative impact is crucial for young children to help them make informed decisions about their social interactions and to foster a safe and positive community environment.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are expected to have basic understanding of right and wrong, and have been introduced to the concept of friendship.

Content Development: Gang

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDiscussionInquiry-based LearningExplain the term “gang” and introduce the topic of bad gangs.Listen and respond to questions.Understanding the term “gang”.
Step 2: Meaning Of Bad Gang10 minDemonstration and ExplanationVisual AidsUse pictures and charts to show examples of bad gangs and their characteristics.Observe and identify characteristics of bad gangs.Recognizing signs of bad gangs.
Step 3: Negative Effects of Bad Gangs10 minDiscussionCollaborative LearningLead a discussion on the negative effects of keeping a bad gang.Participate in the discussion and share thoughts.Awareness of the consequences of bad gangs.
Step 4: Saying No to Bad Gangs10 minRole PlayExperiential LearningGuide pupils through role-play scenarios on rejecting bad gang invitations.Engage in role-play exercises.Learning to resist bad influences.
Step 5: Conclusion5 minRecapStorytellingSummarize the lesson and reinforce the importance of avoiding bad gangs.Listen and ask questions.Emphasizing the lesson’s key points.

Classroom Note:

Meaning of bad gang

A bad gang is a group of people who come together to engage in harmful or illegal activities. Being part of such a group can lead to trouble and negatively affect one’s life and the lives of others.

Negative effects of bad gang

  1. It can lead to engaging in illegal activities.
  2. It affects one’s academic performance and future opportunities.
  3. It increases the risk of getting hurt or hurting others.
  4. It damages one’s reputation and relationships with family and friends.
  5. It leads to a lack of respect from the community.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is a gang, and what makes a gang a “bad gang”?
  2. Can you list two negative effects of being in a bad gang?
  3. What would you do if someone tried to convince you to join a bad gang?

Note to Teachers:

Tailor the lesson to fit the pupils’ level of understanding and use examples relevant to their environment. Ensure that the materials and discussions are age-appropriate and focus on promoting positive social skills and decision-making. Encourage open discussion and respect for different viewpoints.

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Last Update: March 26, 2024