• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 2
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: People To Respect
  • Content:
  • People To Respect in Social Activities

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils will be able to identify and name people in their community who deserve respect.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils will demonstrate a positive attitude towards respecting elders and authority figures.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils will practice greeting and showing respect through role-playing activities.
  • Social Domain: Pupils will understand the role of respect in maintaining harmony within the community and school.

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 people from various professions and societal roles
  • Role-play scenarios scripts
  • Chart with keywords and phrases related to respect

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding who to respect and why it’s important is fundamental in developing social skills, empathy, and a sense of community. This lesson aims to instill in pupils the value of respecting everyone, focusing on particular societal roles, and how this respect contributes to societal harmony and personal growth.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are expected to be familiar with basic social interactions, such as greeting elders and saying “please” and “thank you.”


Content Development: People To Respect

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDiscussionQuestion and AnswerIntroduce the topic and ask pupils who they respect and why.Pupils respond with examples of people they respect.Understanding the concept of respect.
Step 2: People To Respect 10 minInteractive LearningDemonstrationShow pictures of various people in the community and explain their roles.Pupils name the people and what they do.Recognizing people who deserve respect.
Step 3: Role-play10 minRole-playingActive ParticipationGuide pupils in role-playing scenarios where they show respect to different people.Pupils participate in role-playing, demonstrating respect.Practicing how to show respect.
Step 4: Group Discussion5 minGroup WorkCollaborative LearningFacilitate a group discussion on why it’s important to respect these people.Pupils share their thoughts and listen to others.Understanding respect’s role in harmony.
Step 5: Conclusion5 minSummarizationRecapitulationSummarize the key points of the lesson.Pupils repeat the key points of the lesson.Reinforcing the lesson’s objectives.
Step 6: Evaluation5 minQuestion and AnswerAssessmentAsk questions about the lesson to assess understanding.Pupils answer questions based on the lesson.Assessing comprehension and learning.

Classroom Note:

People To Respect

  • Parents and Family Members
  • Teachers and School Staff
  • Community Helpers (like doctors, firefighters, and police officers)
  • Elders and Neighbors
  • Friends and Classmates

Questions to Evaluate Understanding:

  1. Who are two people you should show respect to in school?
  2. Name a community helper you respect and explain why.
  3. How can you show respect to your friends?

Note to Teachers:

Adapt the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities based on the pupils’ responses, interest levels, and the resources available. Ensure the lesson is interactive to maintain engagement and reinforce the importance of respect through practical examples and role-play.

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Last Update: March 25, 2024