Class: Primary 1
Term: 1st Term
Week: 5
Age: 6 years
Duration: 40 minutes
Subject: National Values Education
Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
Previous Lesson: Civic Responsibilities
Topic: How To Nurture and Sustain Democracy
Content/Learning Area:

  • How to nurture and sustain democracy through the National Orientation Agency
  • Duties of the National Orientation Agency

Performance Objectives

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

  1. Cognitive domain: Explain how to nurture and sustain democracy through the National Orientation Agency.
  2. Affective domain: Appreciate the importance of nurturing and sustaining democracy in their community.
  3. Psychomotor domain: Write out 3 duties of the National Orientation Agency.
  4. Social Domain: Collaborate with classmates to identify ways they can contribute to a democratic society.

Reference Materials

The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

Instructional Materials

The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • National flags
  • Pictures of democratic activities
  • Charts showing the duties of the National Orientation Agency
  • Flashcards

Rationale for the Lesson

Understanding how to nurture and sustain democracy is crucial for young learners as it helps them become responsible citizens who value and participate in democratic processes.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge

Pupils are familiar with basic civic responsibilities and have seen national symbols like the flag and anthem.


Learning Area: How To Nurture and Sustain Democracy

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

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsSet InductionInteractive TalkShow pictures of democratic activities and symbolsObserve and identify the picturesIntroduction to democracy and its importance
Step 2: Explanation10 minsExplanationVisual AidsExplain how democracy is nurtured through NOAListen and ask questionsUnderstanding NOA’s role in democracy
Step 3: Demonstration10 minsDemonstrationPractical DisplayShow and explain the duties of NOA using chartsObserve, listen and repeat key pointsLearning duties of the NOA
Step 4: Note Taking5 minsDirect InstructionWriting ExerciseGuide pupils to write down key pointsCopy notesReinforcement of lesson content
Step 5: Evaluation5 minsQuestion & AnswerOral RecapAsk questions to assess understandingAnswer questionsAssessing comprehension and recall
Step 6: Conclusion5 minsSummaryRecap DiscussionSummarize key pointsListen and ask final questionsConsolidation of learning

Lesson Content

How to Nurture and Sustain Democracy through the National Orientation Agency

Nurturing and sustaining democracy means supporting and keeping our government fair and just. The National Orientation Agency (NOA) helps with this in the following ways:

  1. Educating people about their rights and responsibilities in a democracy.
  2. Encouraging people to participate in elections.
  3. Promoting peace and unity among different communities.
  4. Teaching the importance of obeying laws.
  5. Providing information on government policies and how citizens can get involved.
  6. helping to teach people about democracy.

Duties of the National Orientation Agency

  1. Public Enlightenment: NOA educates the public on national issues to ensure everyone understands what the government is doing.
  2. Civic Education: They teach people about their civic duties, national values and ethics.
  3. Voter Education: They inform people about the importance of voting and how to vote properly.
  4. Promoting National Unity: NOA works to bring different communities together to live in peace.
  5. Advocacy: NOA advocates for citizen participation in governance.
  6. Mobilization: They mobilize citizens for positive change and national development.

Lesson Evaluation

To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. What does it mean to nurture and sustain democracy?
  2. Name two ways the National Orientation Agency nurtures democracy.
  3. Mention one duty of the National Orientation Agency.
  4. Discuss with a peer why it is important to participate in democratic activities.

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: June 12, 2024