TOPIC: Civil Society Groups
Civil Service Groups are social organizations which are formed to promote the interests and values of the common citizens.
- By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):
- Explain the concept of civil society;
- Classify civil society groups.
- The pupils are required to already have taught and learnt in basic 6:
- meaning of institution,
- types of government institutions in Nigeria.
- The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- course book/materials,
- posters, newspapers cutting, video clips.
- Questions and answers
- Basic Civic Education book
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Online information
- Civil society groups can be classified as:
- Interest group e.g. Trade unions, professional and business groups, e.g. NUT, ICAN, NBA, etc.;
- Organizational based e.g. Kinship, ethnicity culture and religion;
- Service provision groups e.g. charity groups;
- Deviant Civic Association e.g. Secret societies- Boko Haram, Niger Delta Militant, etc.
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson-Government Institution in Nigeria. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Leads pupils to explain the concept of civil society groups;
- Pupils’ activities – Participate in the explanation of the definition of civil society groups.
- Guides the pupils in the classification of civil society groups and provide adequate examples;
- Pupils’ activities – Participate in the classification and take down notes.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Pupils to:
- Define the concept of civil society groups;
- Identify two ways civil society groups can be classified.