Term: 1st Term

Week: 3

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Curriculum Theme: Security Education 

Subject: National Value Education 

Topic: Source Of Danger And Insecurity 

Content: Rape as forceful sexual engagement: Causes,effects and prevention 

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

  1. Define rape and explain its consequences.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: The should have an understanding of the concept of personal space and boundaries.

Rationale for the Lesson: This lesson is crucial to create awareness about a sensitive issue, help pupils understand the concept of rape, its effects, and ways to prevent it. It promotes personal safety and social responsibility.

Instructional Materials:

  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures depicting safety
  • Storybook with appropriate content
  • Handouts on prevention
  • Chart on consequences
  • A bell or chime


Content Development: Rape as Forceful Sexual Engagement

Content (Step 1, 2, 3, etc.)TimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Greet pupils.
-Explain the lesson’s importance.
– Respond to greetings.
-Listen attentively.
Definition of Rape10 minsStorytelling– Tell a simple story about personal safety and inappropriate touching.
-Define rape as forceful sexual engagement without consent.
– Listen to the story.
-Repeat the definition.
Causes of Rape5 minsDiscussion– Discuss common causes (e.g., lack of consent, power imbalance).– Answer questions about causes.
Effects of Rape10 minsGroup Activity– Present a chart with emotional and physical effects.– Discuss the effects in groups.
Prevention of Rape10 minsRole-play– Role-play scenarios on saying “NO” and seeking help.– Participate in role-play.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and Answer– Ask questions related to the lesson (e.g., “What is rape?”).– Answer questions individually.
Note Copying5 minsWriting– Provide key points to copy in notebooks.– Copy the notes.


What is Rape?

Rape can be defined as forceful sexual engagement without consent.

Prevention of Rape

1. Say no and tell a grown up

2. Stay with friends

3. Know safe places

4. Talk about feelings

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is the definition of rape?
  2. Name one cause of rape.
  3. Why is it important to say “NO” when uncomfortable with someone’s actions?
  4. Mention one physical effect of rape.
  5. How can you seek help if you are in an unsafe situation?

Teaching Aids for the Lesson:

  • Pictures depicting safety
  • Storybook
  • Handouts on prevention
  • Chart on consequences

Note to Teachers: Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style and curriculum or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs. Ensure a sensitive and age-appropriate approach to this topic, considering the emotional well-being of your students.

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Last Update: September 5, 2023