• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 7
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: Reasons For Respecting Elders
  • Content: Why we should respect elders e.g. – Parents -Teachers – Staff – Social activities:

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils will identify who elders are and list reasons for respecting them.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils will develop feelings of respect and appreciation for their elders.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils will demonstrate ways to show respect to elders through role-play.
  • Social Domain: Pupils will engage in group discussions on respecting elders and share personal experiences.

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 elders in various societal roles
  • Role-play scripts
  • Chart with written rules on how to respect elders
  • Short video clips on respecting elders

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding and practicing respect for elders is crucial for developing social skills, cultural values, and forming strong community bonds. It helps in fostering an environment of mutual respect, care, and support in daily life.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: Pupils are expected to know the names of family members and have basic communication skills.


Content Development: Reasons For Respecting Elders

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerIntroduce the topic.Listen and respond to questions.Understanding the importance of respecting elders.
Step 2: Identifying elders10 minsInteractive LectureDemonstration & ExamplesShow pictures, discuss roles of elders.Identify elders in pictures.Recognizing elders in various roles.
Step 3: Reasons for respecting elders 10 minsGroup DiscussionBrainstormingGuide discussion on why respect elders.Share ideas and listen to others.Learning reasons for respecting elders.
Step 4: Demonstration10 minsRole-PlaySimulationDirect role-plays on showing respect.Participate in role-plays.Practicing how to show respect.
Step 5: Conclusion5 minsSummaryRecapSummarize key points.Recap and ask questions.Reinforcing the lesson’s objectives.

Classroom Note:

Identifying Elders

  1. Parents
  2. Teachers
  3. School staff
  4. Community leaders
  5. Government officials

Reasons why we should respect elders

  1. They have more life experience.
  2. They are our guides and mentors.
  3. To learn from their wisdom and knowledge.
  4. It is a way of showing gratitude for their contributions.
  5. Respecting elders is a value that strengthens community bonds.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Name three types of elders mentioned today.
  2. Give two reasons why we should respect our elders.
  3. Demonstrate one way you can show respect to an elder at school.

Note to Teachers:
Customize the lesson content based on the cultural context and available resources. Ensure the role-plays and discussions are inclusive and encourage participation from all pupils. Utilize the instructional materials to engage the pupils and make the lesson interactive and memorable.

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Last Update: March 25, 2024