• Class: Primary 6
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 3
  • Age: 12 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Security Education
  • Topic: Personal Security Management


  • Crime Management

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Define crime management and list ways of managing crimes.
  • Affective Domain: Express their opinions on the importance of crime management.
  • state 2 reasons why punishment should be ensured on theft, rapes, forgery, etc
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate understanding through class discussions.
  • Social Domain: Participate actively in group discussions on the topic.

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:

  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures or illustrations related to crimes
  • Charts or flashcards with crime management strategies
  • Worksheets for pupils

Rationale for the Lesson:
This lesson addresses the urgent need for pupils to grasp effective crime management strategies. In an increasingly complex society, understanding how to prevent and handle crimes is vital for personal and community safety. The lesson seeks to equip pupils with practical knowledge to contribute to a secure and orderly society.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils should have basic knowledge of the concept of security and be aware of common crimes in society.


Content Development: Crime Management

StepTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
1. Introduction5 minsQuestion and AnswerBrainstorming– The teacher introduces the topic by asking pupils what they understand by the term “crime management.”– Pupils share their thoughts on crime management.– Pupils should understand the concept of crime management.
2. Definition7 minsExplanationDiscussion– The teacher explains the meaning of crime management and provides examples.– Pupils participate in the discussion and take notes.– Pupils should be able to define crime management.
3. Ways of Managing Crimes8 minsGroup DiscussionGroup Work– The teacher divides the class into groups and assigns each group to discuss and list ways of managing crimes.– Pupils collaborate in groups, discuss, and list ways of managing crimes.– Pupils should understand various strategies for managing crimes.
4. Importance of Crime Management7 minsClass DiscussionGroup Presentation– The teacher facilitates a class discussion on the importance of crime management. Each group presents its findings.– Pupils actively participate in the discussion and present their group findings.– Pupils should appreciate the significance of crime management.
5. Note Taking7 minsNote TakingIndividual Work– The teacher provides a note summarizing the key points about crime management, ways of managing crimes, and their importance.– Pupils copy the note into their notebooks.– Pupils have clear notes on crime management.
6. Evaluation3 minsQuestion and AnswerQuizzes– The teacher asks questions to evaluate pupils’ understanding of the topic.– Pupils respond to the questions.– Pupils’ comprehension of crime management is assessed.
8. Conclusion3 minsRecapReview– The teacher summarizes the key points of the lesson and encourages pupils to apply what they’ve learned.– Pupils review the lesson and ask questions if needed.– Pupils should have a solid understanding of crime management and its importance.

Classroom Note:

Crime Management

Crime management refers to the strategies and measures put in place to prevent, control, and respond to criminal activities in our society.

Ways of Managing Crimes:

  1. Community policing
  2. Neighborhood watch programs
  3. Education and awareness
  4. Prompt reporting to law enforcement
  5. Effective judicial system
  6. Collaboration with security agencies

Importance of Crime Management:

  1. Ensures safety and security
  2. Protects lives and property
  3. Fosters a peaceful coexistence
  4. Upholds justice and the rule of law
  5. Enhances economic development
  6. Strengthens community bonds

Reasons why punishment should be ensured on theft, rapes, forgery, etc

Ensuring punishment for crimes such as theft, rapes, forgery, etc., is important for several reasons:

  1. Deterrence:
  • Punishment acts as a deterrent, discouraging individuals from engaging in criminal activities due to the fear of facing consequences.
  1. Rehabilitation:
  • Punishment provides an opportunity for rehabilitation, helping offenders recognize the consequences of their actions and guiding them toward positive behavioral changes.
  1. Protection of Society:
  • Punishing criminals helps protect society by removing potential threats and preventing further harm to individuals and their property.
  1. Upholding Justice:
  • Punishment ensures that justice is served by holding individuals accountable for their actions, maintaining a fair and orderly society governed by the rule of law.


  1. Define crime management.
  2. List three ways of managing crimes.
  3. Discuss the importance of crime management.

Note to Teachers:
Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: January 20, 2024