• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 10
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: Leadership
  • Content: The Duties Of Community Leaders And The Reward

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

  1. Mention three duties of community leaders.
  2. State three ways to appreciate and reward good community leaders.

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:

  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Pictures of community leaders
  • Storybook on leadership
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the duties of community leaders and how to appreciate and reward them is crucial for fostering a sense of civic responsibility and community involvement.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of community life and roles of people within a community.


Content Development: Leadership

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsIntroduce the lesson Discuss the importance of leaders in a community. Ask questions to assess prior knowledge.Participate in the discussion.
Duties of Community Leaders 5 minsStorytellingTell a story or give examples of community leaders and their duties. Emphasize their role in maintaining order and helping others.Listen attentively and ask questions.
Appreciating Leaders 10 minsGroup ActivityDiscuss and list ways to appreciate and reward community leaders on the board. Encourage creativity.Participate in the group activity.
Rewarding Leaders 10 minsDiscussionDiscuss specific ways to reward community leaders. Emphasize the importance of gratitude and recognition.Share their ideas and thoughts.
Note taking 5 minsWriting Provide brief notes summarizing key points about the duties of community leaders and ways to appreciate and reward them.Copy the notes into their notebooks.
Evaluation 3 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives, including naming duties of community leaders and ways to appreciate them.Respond to questions individually.
Conclusion 2 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson, emphasizing the importance of community leaders and appreciating their efforts.Share their thoughts on the lesson.

Note to Pupils:

Duties of Community Leaders

  1. Maintaining Order: Community leaders help ensure that everyone follows rules to keep the community safe and organized.
  2. Helping Others: They assist community members in times of need, offering support and guidance.
  3. Facilitating Communication: Community leaders often serve as a bridge between residents, helping convey information and concerns.
  4. Organizing Events: They plan and coordinate activities that bring the community together, fostering a sense of unity.
  5. Problem Solving: Leaders address issues within the community, finding solutions to challenges that may arise.

Ways to Show Reward to Community Leaders:

  1. Say Thank You: Encourage students to express gratitude verbally, teaching them the importance of acknowledging leaders’ efforts.
  2. Create Thank You Cards: Engage students in making simple thank you cards to show appreciation for community leaders.
  3. Help Them: Encourage students to participate in community clean-up or other activities to support leaders in their duties.
  4. Celebrate Them: Organize small events or ceremonies within the school or community to celebrate and recognize the leaders.
  5. Create Artwork: Allow students to express their appreciation through drawings or paintings that depict community leaders and their positive actions.


  1. What are the duties of community leaders?
  2. Name three ways to appreciate and reward community leaders.

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: November 28, 2023