• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 1
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: Respect
  • Content: Meaning Of Respect

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to explain the meaning of respect.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should demonstrate feelings of regard towards others.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should be able to show acts of respect during social activities.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to work respectfully in groups.

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 showing acts of respect
  • Storybooks that illustrate respect
  • Flashcards with respect-related words

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding respect is crucial for social development and peaceful coexistence. This lesson aims to instill the value of respect in pupils, showing its importance in daily interactions and society at large.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Pupils are assumed to have basic interaction skills with peers and adults, understanding simple social cues and manners.


Content Development: Respect

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDirect TeachingQuestion and AnswerTeacher explains the concept of respect.Pupils listen and respond to questions.Understanding the basic meaning of respect.
Step 2: Meaning Of Respect 10 minStorytellingInteractive DiscussionTeacher narrates stories illustrating respect.Pupils identify respectful behaviors in stories.Identifying acts of respect.
Step 3: Demonstration10 minRole PlayDemonstrationTeacher demonstrates respectful actions.Pupils mimic respectful actions.Practicing respect.
Step 4: Group Work10 minGroup ActivityCooperative LearningTeacher guides pupils in respectful group activities.Pupils participate in group activities.Learning to respect others in a group.
Note Taking2 minWritingVisualizationTeacher summarizes key points on the board.Pupils copy notes into their books.Reinforcing learned concepts.
Evaluation2 minOral QuestionsAssessmentTeacher asks questions about respect.Pupils answer questions.Assessing understanding of respect.
Conclusion1 minSummaryRecapTeacher recaps the lesson.Pupils listen.Summarizing the lesson’s content.

Classroom Note:

Meaning Of Respect

Respect means showing consideration and appreciation for other people, places, and things. It involves listening to others, treating everyone with kindness, and using polite words like “please” and “thank you.”

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What does respect mean to you?
  2. Can you name two ways you can show respect to your friends?
  3. Why is it important to be respectful in class?

Note to Teachers:

Adapt the stories and role-play scenarios to reflect real-life situations that are relatable for the pupils. Encourage participation by creating a supportive atmosphere where every pupil feels valued and respected. This will not only help in achieving the lesson’s objectives but also in fostering a culture of respect in the classroom.

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Last Update: March 25, 2024