• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 1
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: History
  • Curriculum Theme: History
  • Topic: Heroes and Heroines in Nigeria
  • Content: Meaning of Heroes and Heroines

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to explain the meaning of heroes and heroines.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should show admiration and respect towards heroes and heroines in Nigeria.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to create a simple drawing or collage of a Nigerian hero or heroine.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to discuss in groups the qualities that make someone a hero or heroine.

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 of Nigerian heroes and heroines
  • Storybooks about Nigerian heroes and heroines
  • Drawing materials

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the concept of heroes and heroines helps pupils to appreciate the values and achievements of notable figures in Nigerian history and society. It instills a sense of pride and motivation to emulate positive qualities.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils have participated in discussions about community helpers and familiar figures in their environment.


Content Development: Heroes and Heroines in Nigeria

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsLectureQuestioningTeacher introduces the topic.Pupils listen attentively.Understanding the topic.
Step 2: Meaning Of Heroes And Heroines 10 minsDiscussionIllustrationExplain the meaning of heroes and heroines.Pupils ask questions and give examples.Definitions grasped.
Step 3: Identification10 minsInteractiveStorytellingShare stories of Nigerian heroes and heroines.Pupils identify qualities of heroes.Recognizing hero qualities.
Step 4: Activity10 minsPracticalGroup WorkGuide pupils in creating a simple drawing.Pupils create drawings or collages.Expressing learning through art.
Step 5: Conclusion5 minsReviewSummarizationRecap the lesson.Pupils summarize what they learned.Reinforcement of concept.

Classroom Note:

Meaning of heroes and Heroines

Heroes and heroines are people who are admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. In Nigeria, we have many heroes and heroines who have made significant contributions to our country in various fields such as politics, education, health, and more. These individuals stand out because of their exceptional contributions to the well-being and improvement of society.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is a hero?
  2. Can you name a Nigerian hero or heroine and tell why they are admired?
  3. What qualities do heroes and heroines have?

Note to Teachers:

Adapt the stories and examples to reflect local heroes and heroines from your community or state, making the lesson more relevant and engaging for the pupils. Encourage pupils to express their understanding creatively through drawings, poems, or stories.

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Last Update: April 12, 2024