RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
THEME – CIVIL SOCIETY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Characteristics of Civil Society (Primary 5)
TOPIC: SOME CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS IN NIGERIA
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to give examples of civil society groups in Nigeria.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Pamphlets on civil society
2.vPictures of the church, mosque, etc.
3. Video clips on activities of civil society Photograph of civil society activities.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
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 CIVIL SOCIETY
A civil society is a group or organization working for the interest of the citizens.
They are formed to ensure good governance, check abuses by governments, groups or individuals and mobilize for social economic and political awareness and participation.
EXAMPLES OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS IN NIGERIA
1. Campaign for Democracy (CD)
2. Joint Action Committee (JACON)
3. Citizens Forum for Constitutional Reforms
4. National Democratic Coalition (NADECO)
5. Civic Liberation Organization (CLO)
6. Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC)
7. Human Rights Watch (HRW)
8. Pan Niger Delta Forum (PNDEF)
9. National Democratic COALITION (NADECO)
10. Other Civil Society Groups are made made up of charity, professional and business associations, clubs, ethnic groups and trade unions.
LESSON TWO – WEEKLY ASSESSMENTS
As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation.
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 mention civil society groups in the communities;
Pupil’s Activities – Name various social groups in their community.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – moral education.
Pupils to give 5 examples of civil society groups in Nigeria.