RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUE
PREVIOUS LESSON – TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
TOPIC – TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
- explain types of government.
- differentiate between the various types of government e.g traditional and constitutional.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Resource persons.
- Government institutions.
- Video chips
- Nigerian Constitution.
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
- Course Book
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
INTRODUCTION – MEANING OF GOVERNMENT
A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
TYPES OF GOVERNMENT
- Traditional government
- Constitutional government
DIFFERENT BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT
- Traditional government is a government that is ruled by kings. For example, monarch – Oba, Emir and Obi.
- Constitutional government is a government that is ruled by the rules of laws. For example, parliamentary and presidential government.
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Organizes pupils to discuss the difference between the two.
- Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the differences between types of government in groups.
- Organize a video clip for the pupils to watch.
- Pupil’s Activities – Watch video clips of government in action.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson – Democracy
Pupils to identify the differences between the traditional and the constitutional forms of government.