• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 4
  • Age: 8 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: History
  • Curriculum Theme: History
  • Topic: Names of Heroes and Heroines
  • Content: Names of Heroes and Heroines

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

  • Cognitive Domain: List at least three names of heroes and heroines in their community.
  • Affective Domain: Express appreciation for the contributions of these heroes and heroines.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Write down the names of heroes and heroines in their notebooks.
  • Social Domain: Share stories about these heroes and heroines with their classmates.

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

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information from steemit
  • Relevant Textbooks

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

  • Flashcards with names and pictures of heroes and heroines
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart paper with brief descriptions of each hero/heroine
  • Relevant textbooks

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the names and contributions of heroes and heroines in the community helps pupils appreciate their heritage and learn the values of bravery, sacrifice, and leadership. It fosters a sense of pride and belonging in their community.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils have previously learned about the concept of heroes and heroines and can describe some famous figures from their state.


Learning Area: Names of Heroes and Heroines

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

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minDiscussionSet InductionIntroduce the lesson by asking pupils who they think is a hero or heroine.Respond to teacher’s questions.Engage pupils’ interest and activate prior knowledge.
Step 2: Presentation10 minDirect InstructionExplanation and IllustrationShow flashcards of local heroes/heroines and explain their contributions.Listen and look at the flashcards.Understand the importance of local heroes/heroines.
Step 3: Explanation10 minStorytellingNarrationTell short stories about each hero/heroine.Listen to the stories.Learn about the achievements of each hero/heroine.
Step 4: Note Taking5 minGuided PracticeNote WritingGuide pupils to write the names of heroes/heroines in their notebooks.Write down the names in their notebooks.Practice writing and reinforce memory.
Step 5: Group Activity5 minCollaborative LearningGroup DiscussionDivide pupils into small groups to discuss which hero/heroine they admire most and why.Discuss in groups and share opinions.Develop communication and teamwork skills.
Step 6: Evaluation3 minOral AssessmentQuestion and AnswerAsk questions to check understanding.Answer questions.Assess comprehension and retention.
Step 7: Conclusion2 minSummaryRecapSummarize key points and emphasize the importance of heroes/heroines.Listen to the summary.Reinforce learning and provide closure.

Classroom Note:

Names Of Heroes And Heroines

Heroes and heroines are people who have done great things for their community and country. They are admired for their bravery, kindness, and important contributions. Below are some heroes and heroines from our community:

  1. Chief Ado Bayero – The great traditional ruler known for his wisdom and leadership.
  2. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti – A notable activist who fought for women’s rights and education.
  3. Nnamdi Azikiwe – The first President of Nigeria and a strong advocate for independence.
  4. Queen Amina – A warrior queen who expanded the territory of her kingdom.
  5. Obafemi Awolowo – A political leader known for his work in education and social development.

These individuals made significant contributions to our community and country, and we celebrate their legacy.

Lesson Evaluation:
To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. Name three heroes or heroines mentioned in the lesson.
  2. Describe one important thing that Chief Ado Bayero did.
  3. Explain why Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti is considered a heroine.
  4. Write down the name of the first President of Nigeria.
  5. Share with the class which hero or heroine they admire most and why.

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 30, 2024