Lesson Note for National Value Education

  • Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 1
  • Age: 8 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Social Studies
  • Previous Lesson: Division Of Labour
  • Topic: Man And His Environment
  • Content: Definition of environment, Concept of man as both male and female humans, How man relates with his environment

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

  • Cognitive domain: Define the environment and describe how man interacts with it.
  • Affective domain: Appreciate the role of each individual in protecting the environment.
  • Psychomotor domain: Demonstrate simple ways to care for their immediate environment through class activities.
  • Social Domain: Discuss how they can work together with others to improve the environment.

Reference Materials:
The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

Instructional Materials:
The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • Pictures showing different environments
  • Charts depicting interaction between humans and the environment
  • Real-life examples and story sharing

Rationale for the Lesson:
This lesson on man and his environment helps us understand our environment and how we relate to it is crucial for developing responsible behaviors that support sustainability and coexistence. This lesson aims to foster a sense of responsibility and teamwork among pupils towards environmental conservation.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are expected to know basic social studies concepts about community helpers and natural resources.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Learning Area: Man And His Environment

To deliver this lesson, the teacher will adopt the following steps:

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDiscussionSet inductionIntroduce the topic by showing pictures of different environments.Listening and responding to questions about what they see.Understanding what an environment is.
Step 2: Define Environment10 minLectureExplanationExplain what the environment is and includes.Listening and taking notes.Clear definition of the environment.
Step 3: Concept of Man10 minInteractive teachingGroup discussionDiscuss the role of humans (male and female) in the environment.Participate in discussions, giving examples from their experiences.Understanding human roles in the environment.
Step 4: Man’s Relationship10 minCase StudyRole playingUse a short story to show how man interacts with his environment.Act out roles from the story to show positive interactions.Learning about positive environmental interactions.
Step 5: Conclusion5 minSummarizationReviewRecap the lesson, emphasizing key points about man’s role.Asking questions and summarizing learned content.Reinforcing the lesson’s main ideas.

Classroom Note:

Man And His Environment

The environment includes everything around us, like plants, animals, water, and air. This means that both the living and non-living things around us make up our environment.

Concept of man as both male and female humans: When we say “man,” we mean all humans, both boys and girls, men and women. Everyone has a part to play in taking care of our environment.

How man relates with his environment: We interact with our environment daily through activities like planting trees, recycling waste, and even walking to school. By doing these things, we are taking part in caring for our environment.

Lesson Evaluation:

To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. Define what is meant by ‘environment’.
  2. Give two examples of how they can help maintain a clean and healthy environment at home or school.
  3. Explain why it is important for everyone, regardless of being male or female, to care for the environment.

Note for teachers using my lesson plan:
Hi there, remember that I didn’t make this lesson plan with any particular class or teacher in mind and I tried as much as possible with my experience and expertise to deliver this plan in a standard and effective style utilizing the best strategy and methods. Nevertheless, you are free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, timing, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, pupils comprehension, curriculum, and resources available to you. Happy teaching!

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Last Update: May 24, 2024