• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 6
  • Age: 9 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: National Value Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Civic Education
  • Topic: Work for the success of the nation
  • Content: Reasons to work for the success of one’s nation.

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

  • Cognitive Domain: List reasons to work for the success of one’s nation.
  • Affective Domain: Appreciate the importance of contributing to the nation’s success.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Create posters that depict working for the success of the nation.
  • Social Domain: Discuss how they can help in their communities to support national success.

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 YourCommonwealth
  • Relevant Textbooks

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

  • Pictures showing people working for the nation’s success
  • Chart papers and markers
  • A short video on national heroes
  • Flashcards with keywords and phrases

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the importance of work for the success of the nation helps pupils develop a sense of responsibility and patriotism. It teaches them how their actions contribute to the overall development and success of their country.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils are expected to have basic knowledge of what taxes are and their importance, as discussed in the previous lesson.


Learning Area: Work for the success of the nation

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

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5 minsSet InductionQuestioningAsk pupils to recall the importance of paying taxes from the previous lesson.Respond to questions.Connects previous knowledge to new lesson.
Step 2: Explanation10 minsDirect InstructionDiscussionExplain the importance of working for national success using examples and pictures.Listen and observe.Understand the concept of national success.
Step 3: Exploration7 minsInteractiveGroup WorkDivide pupils into groups and give each group chart papers and markers to list ways they can contribute to the nation’s success.Work in groups to create lists.Collaboration and idea sharing.
Step 4: Illustration5 minsVisual LearningVideo PresentationShow a short video on national heroes who contributed to the nation’s success.Watch and reflect.Visual understanding of contributions.
Step 5: Note Taking3 minsGuided WritingNote CopyingWrite key points on the board for pupils to copy.Copy notes in their books.Reinforce learning through writing.
Step 6: Evaluation5 minsFormative AssessmentQuestioningAsk pupils questions to assess their understanding of the lesson.Answer questions.Check comprehension.
Step 7: Conclusion5 minsSummarizationRecapSummarize the lesson and highlight the importance of each pupil’s contribution to the nation’s success.Listen and ask final questions.Consolidation of learning.

Classroom Note:

Work for the success of the nation

To help our nation succeed, we all need to work together. Some important reasons to work for the success of our nation includes:

  1. Economic Growth: When everyone works hard, it helps the country’s economy grow. This means more jobs and better living standards.
  2. National Unity: Working together brings people closer and helps maintain peace and harmony.
  3. Development: Our efforts lead to better infrastructure like roads, schools, and hospitals.
  4. Global Respect: A successful nation earns respect from other countries.
  5. Future Generations: Our hard work ensures a better future for our children and grandchildren.

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

  1. List three reasons to work for the success of the nation.
  2. Discuss how working for the nation’s success can bring about economic growth.
  3. Create a poster showing how they can contribute to their community.
  4. Share a story about a national hero who worked for the success of the nation.

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: June 8, 2024