• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 1
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Security Education
  • Topic: Preventive Measures And Security Agencies
  • Content: Prevention of dangers and insecurity indoor

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

  1. Explain the meaning of preventive measures.
  2. List 3 preventive measures that must be taken to prevent danger and insecurity indoor.

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 depicting preventive measures
  • Chart paper and markers
  • Flashcards with preventive measures written on them

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding preventive measures is crucial for the safety and security of individuals at home and in school. It instills a sense of responsibility and contributes to a secure learning environment.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of their surroundings and potential dangers.


Content Development: Prevention Of Dangers And Insecurity Indoor

SubheadingTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsIntroduce the lesson Engage students in a discussion about safety and security. Discuss what they know about staying safe at home and school.Share their thoughts and experiences.
Preventive Measures 10 minsExplanationExplain the meaning of preventive measures. Discuss and list 3 preventive measures that must be taken to prevent danger and insecurity indoor.Listen attentively and participate in discussions.
Examples and Discussion 10 minsIllustration and Q&AShow pictures or illustrations depicting preventive measures. Discuss examples and scenarios.Identify and discuss examples of preventive measures.
Note taking5 minsWriting Provide brief notes summarizing the key points of the lesson.Copy the notes into their notebooks.
Evaluation 3 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives and content covered.Respond to questions individually.
Conclusion 2 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson and emphasize the importance of practicing preventive measures.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:

Meaning Of Preventive Measures

Preventive measures refer to intentional actions or steps taken to avoid, reduce, or mitigate potential dangers or threats.

Preventive Measures To Prevent Dangers And Insecurity Indoor

  1. Locking Doors and Windows:
    • Always lock doors and windows when inside to prevent unauthorized access and enhance security.
  2. Safe Handling of Sharp Objects:
    • Teach children not to play with sharp objects like scissors or knives to avoid accidents and injuries.
  3. Fire Safety Awareness:
    • Educate students on fire safety, including not playing with fire, knowing evacuation routes, and understanding the use of fire extinguishers.
  4. Proper Use of Electrical Appliances:
    • Emphasize the safe use of electrical devices, such as not overloading sockets and being cautious with cords, to prevent electrical accidents.


  1. What is the meaning of preventive measures?
  2. Can you list three preventive measures to prevent danger and insecurity indoor?
  3. Provide an example of a preventive measure at home.

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 29, 2023