Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 3

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: National Values Education

Curriculum Theme: Social Studies

Topic: Family

Content: Types of Family

Specific Objectives:

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

  • List the types of family

Instructional Materials:

  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard
  • Chalk/Marker
  • Pictures or illustrations of different types of families
  • Chart paper and markers


Content Development: Types of Family

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Greet the pupils and introduce the topic
– Show pictures or illustrations of different families
– Ask the pupils about the people in their own families
– Listen attentively
– Look at the pictures/illustrations
– Share about their own families
Step 2: Definition of Family10 minsLecture– Explain that a family is a group of people who are related to each other
– Discuss the importance of family in providing love, care, and support
– Listen carefully
– Take notes
– Ask questions if needed
Step 3: Types of Family15 minsGroup activity– Divide the class into small groups
– Provide each group with flashcards showing different types of families (e.g., nuclear family, extended family, single-parent family, etc.)
– Instruct the groups to discuss and identify the type of family shown on each flashcard
– After the discussion, ask each group to present their findings to the class
– Work in groups
– Identify and discuss the types of families
– Present their findings to the class
Step 4: Recap and Summary5 minsQuestion and answer– Review the types of family discussed
– Ask questions to check understanding
– Summarize the key points of the lesson
– Answer the questions
– Participate in the summary discussion
Step 5: Evaluation5 minsWritten exercise– Distribute worksheets to the pupils
– Instruct them to write down three types of family they have learned about
– Collect and assess their worksheets
– Complete the worksheet
– Write down three types of family
Step 6: Note Copying5 minsNote copying– Write on the board: “Types of Family”
– Instruct the pupils to copy the title and the types of family in their notebooks
– Copy the title and the types of family in their notebooks

Note: Family – Types of Family

A family is a group of people who live together and are related by blood or marriage.

Types of Family:

  • Nuclear family
  • Extended family


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson:

  1. What is a family?
  2. List the types of family.

Teaching Aids:

  • Pictures or illustrations of different types of families
  • Chart paper and markers
  • Flashcards
  • Worksheets

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.

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Last Update: August 28, 2023