Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 6

Age: 9 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: National Values Education

Curriculum Theme: Security Education

Topic: Reporting Suspicious Movements

Content: Consequences of failing to observe and report: Loss of valuable items, rape, kidnapping, death, etc.

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

  • State 3 consequences of failing to observe and report suspicious movements 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:

  • Chart or board
  • Markers
  • Visual aids (pictures)
  • Story scenario

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the consequences of not reporting suspicious movements is crucial for the safety and well-being of oneself and the community.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of the concept of “suspicious movements” and be aware of safety concerns in their neighborhood.


Content Development: Reporting Suspicious Movements

Content Development (context)TimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionExplain the importance of reporting suspicious movements in the community.Listen attentively.
Consequences Discussion 10 minsGroup DiscussionDivide the class into groups. Each group discusses and lists the possible consequences of not reporting suspicious movements (e.g., loss of valuable items, rape, kidnapping, death).Discuss and list the consequences in their groups.
Group Presentations 10 minsPresentationEach group presents their list of consequences to the class.Present their findings to the class.
Story Scenario 5 minsStorytellingShare a real-life or fictional scenario that emphasizes the importance of reporting suspicious movements.Listen to the story and discuss it.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the consequences of not reporting suspicious movements.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecapSummarize the lesson and encourage pupils to be vigilant in their communities.Share their thoughts on the lesson.

Note to Pupils:

Consequences Of Failing To Report Suspicious Movements In The Neighborhood

  1. Loss of Valuables: Failing to report suspicious movements can result in theft or damage to property, leading to the loss of valuable items.
  2. Personal Safety: Ignoring suspicious activities may put individuals at risk of harm, including physical harm or accidents.
  3. Increased Crime: Not reporting suspicious movements can allow criminal activities to thrive, leading to more crime in the neighborhood.
  4. Community Insecurity: A failure to report suspicious activities can erode the sense of security within the community, making residents feel unsafe.
  5. Delayed Response: Failing to report can hinder the timely response of law enforcement or community services to potential threats, which may have serious consequences.


  1. What are the consequences of failing to observe and report suspicious movements in your neighborhood?
  2. Why is it important to report such activities?

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