• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 8 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: Respect For Elders In The Society
  • Content: Ways Of Showing Respect To Elders In The Society

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

  • Cognitive Domain: List two ways of showing respect to elders.
  • Affective Domain: Understand the importance of respecting elders.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate one way of showing respect physically.
  • Social Domain: Discuss the significance of respect in the community.

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:

  • Chart or visual aids depicting ways of showing respect
  • Flashcards with images and descriptions
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding and practicing respect for elders is crucial for building positive social relationships and fostering a harmonious community.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have a basic understanding of what elders are and their role in society.


Content Development: Respect For Elders In The Society

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerAsk students what they understand by “respect.”Respond to questions and share their thoughts.Understanding the concept of respect.
Importance of Respect5 minsExplanationInteractive LectureExplain the importance of showing respect to elders.Listen attentively and ask questions for clarification.Realizing the significance of respecting elders.
Ways of Showing Respect10 minsDemonstrationVisual AidsShow visual aids depicting various ways to show respect.Observe and discuss the ways presented.Identifying different ways to show respect.
Teaching Strategy 5 minsGroup DiscussionGroup WorkDivide students into groups. Discuss and come up with two ways to show respect to elders.Discuss within groups and present their ideas to the class.Collaborating to generate ideas for showing respect.
Demonstration 5 minsDemonstrationModelingPhysically demonstrate one of the ways to show respect.Imitate the demonstrated action.Demonstrating physical gestures of respect.
Note Taking 5 minsWriting Guided Note TakingProvide students with a summary of the lesson for note-taking.Take notes based on the provided summary.Documenting key information about respect.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and AnswerClass DiscussionAsk questions to test understanding and encourage students to share their thoughts.Participate in class discussion and answer questions.Assessing comprehension and class engagement.

Classroom Note:

Ways Of Showing Respect To Elders In The Society:

  1. Listening attentively when they speak.
  2. Using polite language when addressing them.
  3. Offering assistance when needed.
  4. Making eye contact during conversations.
  5. Obeying their instructions willingly.


  1. Why is it important to show respect to elders?
  2. List two ways to show respect to elders.
  3. Demonstrate a physical gesture of respect.

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 13, 2024