• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 4
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Social Studies
  • Topic: Accidents In The School/Home
  • Content: Meaning Of Accident

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

  • Explain the meaning of an accident.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures illustrating accidents
  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the meaning of accidents is crucial for promoting safety and well-being in the school and home environments.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of their school and home environments.


Content Development: Meaning Of Accident

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ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 10 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk pupils if they know what an accident is. Discuss their responses.Share their thoughts on accidents.
Definition of Accident10 minsGuided QuestionsUse guided questions to help pupils arrive at a simple definition of an accident.Participate in the discussion and arrive at a shared definition.
Examples of Accidents 10 minsPictures and DiscussionShow pictures illustrating accidents in the school and home. Discuss each example.Identify and discuss examples of accidents.
Note taking 2 minsWriting Provide brief notes summarizing the meaning of an accident.Copy the notes into their notebooks.
Evaluation3 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the meaning of an accident and examples discussed.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson. Emphasize the importance of preventing accidents.Share thoughts on preventing accidents.

Note to Pupils:


An accident is when something unplanned and harmful happens unexpectedly. It can be an incident that causes injury or damage, and it often occurs without warning. Accidents can happen at school, home, or in other places. Being aware and taking precautions can help prevent accidents.


  1. What is the meaning of an accident?
  2. Can you give an example of an accident?
  3. Why is it important to be careful to prevent accidents?

Note to Teachers:

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Last Update: November 27, 2023