• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 9
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Social Studies
  • Topic: Sources Of Danger And Insecurity
  • Content: Identifying two main sources of danger and insecurity from social activities.

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive domain: Pupils will list two sources of danger and insecurity.
  • Affective domain: Pupils will express feelings of safety and awareness of their surroundings.
  • Psychomotor domain: Pupils will demonstrate how to avoid or react to situations of danger or insecurity.
  • Social domain: Pupils will share experiences and listen to others about dangers and insecurity.

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 depicting various scenarios of danger and insecurity
  • Flashcards with safety tips
  • Short video clips on safety

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the sources of danger and insecurity, especially in social settings, is crucial for young pupils. This lesson aims to equip them with the knowledge to identify potential dangers and adopt safe practices, thereby fostering a sense of security and well-being in their daily lives.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Basic understanding of safety and personal security, as well as previous lessons on safe and unsafe situations.


Content Development: Sources Of Danger And Insecurity

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerIntroduce the topic and ask pupils about their understanding of danger and insecurity.Pupils share their thoughts and previous knowledge.Introduction to dangers and insecurity.
Step 2: Sources Of Danger And Insecurity 10 minsDemonstration and DiscussionShow and TellShow pictures and videos, guiding pupils to identify sources of danger and insecurity.Pupils identify and discuss the sources from the materials provided.Awareness of potential dangers in social activities.
Step 3: Role Play10 minsRole PlayingSimulationOrganize a role-play session to simulate scenarios of danger and how to avoid them.Pupils participate in role plays, demonstrating avoidance and safety measures.Practical understanding of how to react in dangerous situations.
Step 4: Note Taking5 minsWritingGuided DiscoveryDictate notes for pupils to write in their books.Pupils write notes in their books.Documentation of learned safety measures.
Step 5: Evaluation5 minsQuestion and AnswerFeedbackAsk questions related to the lesson to assess understanding.Pupils answer questions based on the lesson.Assessing comprehension and retention.
Step 6: Conclusion5 minsSummaryRecapSummarize the key points of the lesson and reinforce the importance of safety and awareness.Pupils listen and ask final questions.Reinforcement of the day’s learning.

Classroom Note:

Sources of danger and insecurity

  1. Road accident
  2. Fire outbreak
  3. Strangers offering gifts or rides.
  4. Unfamiliar animals.
  5. Dark or isolated places.
  6. Playing near roads or dangerous areas.
  7. Accepting unknown food items.
  8. Bullying or being bullied.
  9. Natural disasters like floods or earthquakes.
  10. Leaving home without informing guardians.
  11. Playing with sharp or harmful objects.
  12. Interacting with unfamiliar online contacts.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What are two main sources of danger and insecurity we discussed today?
  2. Why is it important to stay away from dark or isolated places?
  3. How can you keep yourself safe from strangers?

Note to Teachers:

Tailor the lesson to reflect the realities of your environment, ensuring that examples and role-plays are relatable. Encourage open discussion and sharing of experiences, but guide the conversation to ensure it remains positive and constructive. Remember, the goal is to empower the pupils with knowledge and skills for their safety, not to instill fear.

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Last Update: March 25, 2024