• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 8 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Security Education
  • Topic: Preventive Measures Of Common Crimes
  • Content: Preventive Measures Of Common Crimes

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

  • Cognitive Domain:
  • Identify and list five preventive measures of common crimes.
  • Affective Domain:
  • Express the importance of personal safety and community security.
  • Psychomotor Domain:
  • Demonstrate one preventive measure through role-playing.
  • Social Domain:
  • Discuss the role of community cooperation in preventing crimes.

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:

  • Charts or visuals depicting preventive measures
  • Role-playing scenarios
  • Markers and a whiteboard
  • Handouts summarizing preventive measures

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding preventive measures for common crimes is crucial for personal safety and the well-being of the community. It empowers pupils to contribute to a secure environment.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have basic awareness of safety and community life.


Content Development: Preventive Measures Of Common Crimes

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerEngage pupils with a question about safety in the community.Respond to questions and share personal experiences.Awareness of the importance of safety in the community.
Understanding Crimes 10 minsLectureExplanationProvide a brief explanation of common crimes.Listen attentively and take notes.Understanding the concept of common crimes.
Preventive Measures 10 minsDiscussionGroup DiscussionDivide pupils into groups. Discuss and list preventive measures.Engage actively in group discussions.Identifying and listing preventive measures.
Community Cooperation 5 minsGroup DiscussionBrainstormingDiscuss the role of community cooperation in preventing crimes.Share thoughts and ideas in group discussions.Understanding the importance of community cooperation.
Note-taking 5 minsWriting Guided Note-takingProvide a summary of key points. Guide note-taking.Take notes based on the teacher’s guidance.Recording key information about preventive measures.
Evaluation 3 minsQuestion and AnswerClass DiscussionAsk questions to assess understanding of preventive measures.Respond to questions and engage in class discussion.Assessing comprehension of preventive measures.
Conclusion2 minRecapClosing StatementSummarize the lesson and emphasize the importance of safety.Share thoughts on the lesson.Reinforcing the importance of safety in the community.

Classroom Note:

Preventive Measures Of Common Crimes

  1. Always lock doors and windows.
  2. Be aware of your surroundings.
  3. Avoid sharing personal information with strangers.
  4. Report suspicious activities to adults or authorities.
  5. Cooperate with your community for a safer environment.


  1. List two preventive measures of common crimes.
  2. How can community cooperation help prevent crimes?

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 15, 2024