Class: Primary 3

Term: 1st Term

Week: 1

Age: 8 years

Period:

Duration: 40 minutes

Date:

Subject: National Values Education

Curriculum Theme: Social Studies

Topic: THE NUCLEAR FAMILY AND EXTENDED FAMILY

Content: Concept of the family

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

  1. Define what a family is.
  2. List the types of families.
  3. Define nuclear family.
  4. Define extended family.

Reference Materials:

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

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures or diagrams illustrating family types.
  • Chalkboard and chalk.
  • Markers and whiteboard.

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the concept of family and its different types is essential for pupils as it relates to their daily lives and helps them appreciate diversity in families.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are expected to have a basic understanding of what a family is based on their age and experiences. 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Content Development: The Concept of Family 

StepTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 3 minsDiscussion– Greet the pupils and establish a welcoming classroom environment.
– Explain the lesson topic: “Today, we will learn about families. Can anyone tell me what a family is?”
– Respond to the teacher’s questions.
– Share their thoughts on what a family is.
Definition of Family 5 minsDiscussion– Define “family” as a group of people who are related by blood, marriage, or adoption and who live together and share responsibilities.– Listen attentively to the teacher’s explanation.
– Take notes on the definition of family.
Types of Families 5 minsDiscussion– Discuss the types of families: nuclear family and extended family.– Participate in the discussion by sharing their ideas about the types of family.
– Take notes on the types of families.
Nuclear Family 4 minsDiscussion– Define nuclear family as a small family unit consisting of parents and their children.– Take notes on the definition of nuclear family.
Extended Family 4 minsDiscussion– Define extended family as a larger family unit that includes not only parents and children but also grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.– Take notes on the definition of extended family.
Interactive Activity 3 minsGroup Activity– Divide the pupils into small groups. – Provide each group with a picture or diagram showing a family. – Ask each group to identify and label whether it’s a nuclear family or extended family.– Work in groups to examine the pictures and decide if it’s a nuclear or extended family.
– Share their findings with the class.
Consolidation2 minsRecap– Summarize the key points of the lesson: definition of family, types of family (nuclear and extended).
– Emphasize the importance of families in society.
– Listen to the teacher’s summary.
– Understand the significance of families.
Note Taking 5 minsNote TakingProvide a concise note summarizing the key points of the lesson:
– Family: A group of people related by blood, marriage, or adoption.
– Types of Families: Nuclear family (parents and children) and extended family (parents, children, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins).
Copy the note into their notebooks.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and Answer– Ask questions to test pupils’ understanding:
1. What is a family?
2. List two types of families.
3. Define nuclear family.
4. Define extended family.
– Respond to the questions individually.
– Participate in the question and answer session.
Conclusion 5 minsDiscussion– Summarize the lesson and emphasize its importance.
– Assign homework: Write a short paragraph about your family, mentioning if it’s a nuclear or extended family.
– Listen to the teacher’s conclusion.
– Take note of the homework assignment.

Note to Pupils:

Family:

Family is a group of people who are related by blood, marriage, or adoption and who live together and share responsibilities.

Types of Families:

There are two main types of family, they are;

Nuclear family: Nuclear family is a family that is made up of parents and children)

Extended family: Extended family is a family that is made up of parents, children, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and other family relations.

Evaluation:
Answer the following questions:

  1. What is a family?
  2. List two types of families.
  3. Define nuclear family.
  4. Define extended family.

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: September 27, 2023