Duties and Obligations of Citizens to Government (Primary 5)

 

CIVIC EDUCATION 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 5

THEME – OUR DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS TO GOVERNMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Our Duties and Obligations to Government – Duties of Pupils in a School and Duties of Children in a Family (Primary 5)

TOPIC: DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF CITIZENS TO GOVERNMENT 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Duties and obligations of citizens to government

2. Consequences of citizen failing to perform their Duties and obligations

 

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.

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Civic Education Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF DUTIES 

Duty is a moral or legal obligation – a responsibility.

 

MEANING OF OBLIGATIONS 

Obligation is an act expected of an individual and to which he is morally or legally bound. It is a responsibility.

 

WHO IS A CITIZEN?

Citizen is someone who has a legal rights and privileges in a particular country, e.g. Nigeria.

A citizen of a country has legal rights, privileges, duties and responsibilities in his/her country whether he/she is living or not.

 

 

LESSON TWO – DUTIES AND 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.

 

CONSEQUENCES OF NOT CARRYING OUT THEIR DUTIES 

1. Disorderliness in the state.

2. Imprisonment

3. Lack or inadequate social amenities.

4. Lack of growth and development.

5. State rules by bad leaders because of refusal to vote or to be voted for.

6. Inequalities among the citizens.

 

LESSON THREE – WEEKLY ASSIGNMENTS 

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

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;

Pupil’s Activities – Read national anthem to identify key words.

3. Organizes pupils to discuss the consequences of not carrying out their duties;

Pupil’s Activities – Identify rewards and punishment for obedience and disobedience.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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