• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 6
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: How To Respect Government Properties
  • Content: Maintaining government properties e.g., Building, Library, Road, Pipe born water.

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to identify different government properties.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should show appreciation for government properties and understand the importance of maintaining them.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to demonstrate basic actions that contribute to the maintenance of government properties.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to discuss ways to respect and protect government properties with peers and family.

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 government properties
  • Videos showing the use and maintenance of government properties
  • Realia (objects) related to common government properties
  • Charts depicting do’s and don’ts in relation to government properties

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding and respecting government properties is crucial for the development of responsible citizens. This lesson aims to instill a sense of responsibility and care in pupils towards public properties, emphasizing their role in maintaining these assets for the community’s benefit.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are expected to have basic knowledge of common public places and objects they encounter in their daily lives, such as schools, parks, and roads.


Content Development: How To Respect Government Properties

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5minDiscussionQuestioningIntroduce the topic and ask pupils to name some government properties they know.Pupils name known government properties.Understanding government properties.
Step 2: Examples Of Government Properties 10minDemonstrationShow and TellShow pictures and videos of government properties.Pupils identify and classify the properties shown.Recognizing various government properties.
Step 3: Importance5minInteractive LectureStorytellingExplain the importance of maintaining government properties through stories.Listen and ask questions.The value of government properties to the community.
Step 4: Ways of Maintaining Government Properties 10minRole-PlaySimulationGuide pupils in role-playing scenarios on maintaining government properties.Participate in role-playing.Learning maintenance actions.
Step 5: Discussion5minGroup DiscussionBrainstormingFacilitate a discussion on why it’s important to respect government properties.Pupils share ideas and reasons.Importance of respect and care for public assets.
Step 6: Evaluation3minQuizFeedbackGive a short quiz on the lesson’s key points.Pupils take the quiz.Assessing understanding of the lesson.
Step 7: Conclusion2minSummationHighlightingSummarize the key learning points of the lesson.Listen and recap.Reinforcing the lesson’s objectives.

Classroom Note:

Examples of government properties:

  1. Public schools
  2. Libraries
  3. Roads
  4. Parks
  5. Public hospitals

Ways of maintaining government properties:

  1. Do not vandalize or deface property.
  2. Keep the surroundings clean by using bins.
  3. Report any damage to the authorities.
  4. Use public properties responsibly.
  5. Participate in community clean-up activities.

Evaluation Questions

  1. Name two government properties you have visited.
  2. How can you help maintain a public park?
  3. Why is it important to take care of government properties?

Note to Teachers:
This lesson plan is flexible and can be adapted based on available resources, class size, and specific classroom dynamics. Engage the pupils with real-life examples and encourage them to share their experiences related to government properties. This will make the lesson more relatable and impactful.

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Last Update: March 25, 2024