• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 1
  • Age: 7 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: History
  • Curriculum Theme: History
  • Previous Lesson: Geography And Environment
  • Topic: Heroes And Heroines In The State
  • Content: Meaning of Heroes and Heroines, Description of heroes and heroines

Performance Objectives:

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Define heroes and heroines.
  • Affective Domain: Appreciate the qualities and contributions of heroes and heroines in their state.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Illustrate a simple drawing representing a hero or heroine.
  • Social Domain: Share stories about known heroes and heroines with classmates.

Reference Materials:

The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information from History from https://www.historyforkids.net
  • Relevant Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • Pictures of local heroes and heroines
  • Storybooks containing tales of heroes
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the roles and contributions of heroes and heroines in our state helps pupils develop a sense of pride and respect for their culture and history. It also inspires them to think about how they can contribute positively to their community.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are assumed to understand basic geographical facts about their state from the previous lesson on Geography and Environment.

Instructional Procedures:

Learning Area: Heroes And Heroines In The State

To deliver this lesson, the teacher will adopt the following steps:

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minInteractive TalkSet InductionTeacher greets and introduces the topic with a story.Pupils listen and respond to questions.Engage pupils and introduce the topic.
Step 2: Explain the concept10 minLectureExplanationTeacher explains the meaning of heroes and heroines.Pupils listen and ask questions.Understand the definitions of heroes and heroines.
Step 3: Description and Examples10 minDemonstrationShowing examplesTeacher shows pictures and shares stories of local heroes.Pupils identify and describe figures in the pictures.Relate with real-life examples of heroes and heroines.
Step 4: Group Discussion10 minGroup WorkCooperative LearningTeacher organizes pupils into groups to discuss heroes they know.Pupils discuss in groups and share their ideas.Encourage social interaction and teamwork.
Step 5: Drawing5 minHands-on ActivityArt-based LearningTeacher asks pupils to draw a picture of their favorite hero.Pupils draw and color their heroes or heroines.Develop psychomotor skills.
Evaluation5 minQuestion and AnswerAssessmentTeacher asks questions related to the lesson.Pupils answer questions based on the lesson.Assess understanding of the topic.
Conclusion5 minSummaryReinforcementTeacher summarizes the lesson and highlights key points.Pupils recap the lesson with the teacher.Reinforce the lesson’s main ideas.

Classroom Note:

Heroes And Heroines In The State – Meaning


Heroes and heroines are people who do something extraordinary to help others. They are admired for their bravery, great deeds, or noble qualities. Examples from our state might include community leaders, educators, or even famous historical figures who have contributed to our community’s development.

Lesson Evaluation:

To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. Define what a hero is in their own words.
  2. Name one local hero or heroine and describe what they did.
  3. Draw and color a picture of a hero or heroine they admire.

Note for teachers using my lesson plan:

Hi there, remember that I didn’t make this lesson plan with any particular class or teacher in mind and I tried as much as possible with my experience and expertise to deliver this plan in a standard and effective style utilizing the best strategy and methods. Nevertheless, you are free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, timing and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, pupils comprehension, curriculum, and resources available to you. Happy teaching!

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Last Update: April 25, 2024