Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 3

Age: 9 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Pre-Vocational Studies

Curriculum Theme: Home Economics

Topic: Importance Of Home Economics

Content: Careers in Home Economics

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

  1. Identify four examples of Home Economics careers.
  2. Name two importance of Home Economics

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/pictures of careers in Home Economics
  • Marker/Chalk
  • Whiteboard/Chart board

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the importance of Home Economics and its relevance in daily life helps pupils make informed decisions about potential careers.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Basic understanding of what Home Economics entails.


Content Development: Importance Of Home Economics

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsIntroduce the lesson Discuss the importance of Home Economics and its impact on various careers.Respond to questions and engage in discussion.
Exploring Careers10 minsDiscussionShow pictures or charts of careers in Home Economics. Explain each career briefly.Observe and ask questions about the careers presented.
Group Discussion 10 minsGroup ActivityDivide pupils into groups. Each group discusses a specific career, then presents it to the class.Discuss and prepare a presentation on assigned careers.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives and discussed careers.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the importance of Home Economics and its role in shaping future careers.Share insights gained from the lesson.

Note to Pupils:

Importance Of Home Economics

  1. Life Skills
  2. Nutritional Awareness
  3. Financial Literacy
  4. Home Management
  5. Career Exploration

Careers In Home Economics

Home Economics opens doors to exciting careers like Dietician, Nutritionist, Teacher, Fashion Designer, and Researcher.


  1. Name two careers in Home Economics.
  2. What is the importance of Home Economics in preparing for future careers?

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 12, 2023