Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 4

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: History

Topic: Importance of Family History 

Specific Objectives:

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to; 

  • define family history
  • mention 2 importance of family history

Instructional Materials:

  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Pictures of family members
  • Storybook about family history


Content Development: Importance of Family History

StepTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 110 minIntroduction – Greet students
– Ask if they know their grandparents
– Explain the topic
– Respond to greetings
– Listen to the teacher
Step 3 10 minDiscussion– Discuss the story
– Ask students why knowing family history is important
– Share thoughts about the story
– Respond to questions
Step 4 10 minDiscussion– Explain the concept of passing down traditions
– Discuss the value of knowing where they come from
– Listen actively
– Ask questions if needed
Step 55 minEvaluation – Summarize the importance
– Ask students to mention the 2 importance learned
– Try to recall the importance
– Respond to questions
Step 75 minNote Copying – Write down the importance of family history in their notebooks– Copy the notes

Knowing our family history helps us understand where we come from, the traditions we have, and the stories of our ancestors.  


  • To know the do’s and don’ts of ourr family.
  • To help us to relate well with members of
    the family.
  • It guides us to tell correct history of our family


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

  1. Why is it important to know our family history?
  2. What can we learn from listening to our grandparents’ stories?

Teaching Aids:

  • Chart paper with key points
  • Pictures of family members
  • Storybook about family history

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style, curriculum, or available resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 26, 2023