Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 4

Age: 9 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Pre-Vocational Studies

Curriculum Theme: Home Economics

Topic: Importance Of Home Economics To The Society

Content: Importance of Home Economics to the society

Context: Explains meaning, scope, and the importance of Home economics to the society.

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

  • List 2 importance of Home Economics in daily life.

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:

  • Charts/Posters explaining the importance of Home Economics
  • Examples of simple and healthy recipes
  • Images representing a healthy lifestyle

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the importance of Home Economics is crucial for leading a healthy and fulfilling life. It equips individuals with practical skills for daily living.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of daily life activities and an understanding of the concept of a healthy lifestyle.


Content Development: Importance Of Home Economics To The Society

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 10 minsQuestion and AnswerDiscuss the meaning, scope, and importance of Home EconomicsRespond to questions and engage in class discussion
Importance of Home Economics 10 minsExplanationDiscuss each point of importance (a, b, c) with examplesListen attentively and take notes
Class Discussion10 minsGroup DiscussionBreak students into groups. Discuss the relevance of Home Economics in daily life.Participate actively in group discussions
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the importance of Home Economics.Respond to questions individually
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the key points. Emphasize practical application.Share thoughts on what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:

Importance Of Home Economics To The Society

  • It teaches us how to live a good, healthy and happy life in home, community, nation, and the world.
  • It teaches people how to care for themselves and their families.
  • Home Economics imparts essential life skills such as cooking, sewing, budgeting, and time management, contributing to self-sufficiency.
  • The subject teaches effective resource management, helping individuals make the most out of available resources for daily needs.
  • Knowledge gained in Home Economics extends beyond the home, positively influencing communities by promoting health, sustainability, and responsible living.


  1. Why is it important to learn about Home Economics?
  2. Can you give an example of how Home Economics helps in daily life?

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