• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 3
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: The Community
  • Content: Types Of People Found In The Community

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

  1. Identify types of people found in the community.
  2. List the types of people living in the community.

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 of people in the community (doctor, teacher, police officer, etc.)
  • Drawing paper and crayons/markers
  • Chart paper and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the types of people in the community is crucial for appreciating the roles individuals play and fostering a sense of unity and cooperation.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of community and daily life.


Content Development: Types Of People Found In The Community

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsQuestion and AnswerDiscuss the concept of a community. Ask questions to activate prior knowledge.Respond to questions and share their thoughts about communities.
Types of People in the Community 10 minsVisual Aids and DiscussionShow pictures of different people in the community (doctor, teacher, police officer). Discuss their roles.Identify and discuss the roles of various community members.
Duties of People in the Community 10 minsGroup ActivityDivide pupils into groups. Provide scenarios, and ask them to discuss the duties of people in each situation.Discuss and present their findings to the class.
Note taking 5 minsWriting Provide a brief summary of the types of people and their duties. Encourage note-taking.Take notes on the key points discussed.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the specific objectives.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson. Discuss the importance of different people working together in a community.Share thoughts on the lesson and its relevance.

Note to Pupils:

Types Of People Found In The Community

  1. Teacher: Helps students learn in schools.
  2. Doctor: Takes care of people’s health and treats illnesses.
  3. Police Officer: Maintains law and order, ensuring the safety of the community.
  4. Firefighter: Responds to fires and emergencies to protect people and property.
  5. Shopkeeper: Sells goods in stores, providing items people need.
  6. Farmer: Grows food and crops for the community.
  7. Nurse: Assists doctors and takes care of patients.
  8. Bus Driver: Drives buses, transporting people from one place to another.
  9. Mail Carrier: Delivers mail and packages to homes.
  10. Construction Worker: Builds and maintains structures like houses and roads.


  1. Can you name three types of people in our community?
  2. What is the duty of a teacher in the community?
  3. Why is it important for different people to work together in a community?

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 28, 2023