Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 4

Age: 9 years

Duration: 40 minutes



Subject: National Values Education

Curriculum Theme: Security Education

Topic: Observing Our Neighbors’ Movement

Content: The movement of our neighbors and their visitors.

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

  • Identify how to observe people in their neighborhood.

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 or illustrations of neighbors and visitors
  • Drawing paper
  • Pencils
  • Notebooks

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding how to observe and interact with neighbors and their visitors is essential for developing good community relations and being a responsible citizen.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of their neighborhood and the concept of community.


Content Development: Observing Our Neighbors’ Movement

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsExplanation Explain the topic and its importance. Ask questions to assess prior knowledge.Respond to questions and listen attentively.
Identifying Neighbors 10 minsDiscussionDiscuss the concept of neighbors and their role in the community.Share what they know about their neighbors.
Observing Neighbors 15 minsDemonstrationShow pictures or illustrations of neighbors and their visitors. Explain how to observe their movement.Observe and discuss the pictures.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about observing neighbors’ movement and its importance.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson and emphasize the importance of being good neighbors.Share their thoughts on the topic.

Note to Pupils:
Observing Our Neighbors Movements:

  • Be observant
  • Respect privacy
  • Use visual Clues
  • Discuss with family any suspicious movement

Observing our neighbors’ movement is about fostering a sense of community, promoting responsible citizenship, and helping us appreciate the importance of being active and caring members of our neighborhood. This helps us understand our community better and be responsible citizens. Keep an eye on what’s happening in your neighborhood.


  1. Why is it important to observe our neighbors’ movement?
  2. What did you learn about your neighbors today?

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: October 31, 2023