Class: Primary 1
Term: 1st Term
Week: 5
Age: 6 years
Duration: 45 minutes
Date:
Subject: Christian Religion Studies
Topic: Why God Created Human Beings
Content: To serve and worship Him & to take care of everything He has made.

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

  • Understand that God created humans to serve and worship Him.
  • Understand that God created humans to take care of His creation.
  • Recite the memory verse.

Instructional Materials:

  • Bible
  • Visual aids (pictures depicting humans serving and caring for creation)
  • Flashcards with key points
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Notebooks and pens

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding why God created human beings helps pupils appreciate their purpose and role in the world.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils have a basic understanding of God and His creation based on their age and previous experiences.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Content Development: Why God Created Human Beings

Content (Steps)TimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsStorytelling– Share a short story from the Bible about God creating humans (Genesis 1:26-28).
– Explain that God made humans to serve and worship Him and to take care of His creation.
– Listen to the story attentively.
– Engage in discussions.
Exploring the Topic10 minsVisual Aids & Discussion– Show pictures of people serving and caring for creation.
– Discuss the pictures and ask pupils how they can serve and care for things around them.
– Observe the pictures.
– Share their thoughts on serving and caring for creation.
Bible Reading10 minsBible Reading– Read Genesis 1:26-28 together as a class.
– Explain that this Bible passage tells us about God’s plan for humans.
– Listen to the Bible reading.
– Engage in class reading.
Discussion10 minsGroup Discussion– Discuss key points from the Bible passage.
– Ask pupils why it’s important to serve God and care for His creation.
– Participate in discussions.
– Share their thoughts on serving God and creation.
Memory Verse5 minsMemory Verse– Teach a memory verse related to the lesson (e.g., Psalm 100:2).
– Explain its meaning.
– Repeat the memory verse together.
– Understand the meaning of the verse.
Note Taking5 minsNote Taking– Provide pupils with a note summarizing the lesson on why God created humans.
– Pupils copy the note into their notebooks.
– Copy the note into their notebooks.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion & Answer– Ask questions about the lesson’s content to assess understanding.
– Encourage pupils to share their thoughts on why they think they were created.
– Participate in answering questions.
– Share their perspectives.

Memory Verse:
“Serve the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs.” – Psalm 100:2

Note to Pupils:

Why God Created Human Beings

God created Humans to serve Him, worship Him, and take care of His creation. Let’s remember to serve God and care for the world around us.

Evaluation:

  1. Why did God create humans?
  2. What are some ways we can serve and care for God’s creation?

Teaching Aids:

  • Bible
  • Visual aids (pictures, diagrams)
  • Flashcards with key points
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Notebooks and pens

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: August 30, 2023