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Duties and Obligations of Citizens to Government

CIVIC EDUCATION 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 5

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PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

  1. Explain common duties.
  2. Mention the obligation of the citizen to government.
  3. Give reasons why government cannot succeed without the citizens performing their obligations.
  4. Identify and explain keywords in the national anthem  pledge, coat of arm that reflect their obligations.
  5. Explain citation of some recipient of national awards.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. The national anthem to identify keywords.
  2. The pledge
  3. The coat of arm
  4. The flag
  5. Federal and State motto
  6. Photographs of Nigerian sports men and women.
  7. Photos and citations of those conferred with national honor.

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

OBLIGATIONS OF CITIZENS TO GOVERNMENT 

  1. Payment of tax
  2. Proper use of amenities
  3. Orderliness
  4. Voting
  5. Respect for symbols
  6. Supporting government Programmes
  7. Report crime
  8. Maintaining law and order
  9. Respecting traffic rules
  10. Participating in national service
  11. Patriotism
  12. Point out the mistakes of government
  13. Assistance during disaster
  14. Being good ambassadors
  15. Representing country in sports, etc.

PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Guides pupils to state their duties in the family, school and their community;
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Read national anthem to identify key words.
  4. Organizes pupils to discuss the consequences of not carrying out their duties;
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Reads and reports on national award recipients.
  6. Asks pupils to the citations;
  7. Explain key concepts – serve, build, obey, fatherland, etc.

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – duties and obligations of citizens to government.

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

  1. Explain 4 duties of citizens to government.
  2. Describe 3 consequences if they fail to do their duties.
  3. Write on a favorite recipient of national honors.

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