Roles Played by Families in Selecting Partners (Primary 5)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 5

THEME – FAMILY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – MARRIAGE CUSTOM AND PRACTICES 

TOPIC – ROLES PLAYED BY FAMILY IN SELECTING PARTNERS 

 

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. identify the role played by families and others in the selection of marriage partners.
  2. identify the consequences of some unhealthy marriage practices.
  3. suggest ways of preventing unhealthy marriage practices.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Charts showing different marriage ceremony.
  2. Lists of bride prizes.
  3. Sample of registry certificate.

 

 

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  

 

INTRODUCTION

Marriage is the union of a man and woman as husband and wife.

The union between a man and woman is legal and lawful union. It is marriage that make husband and wife to become a family.

A custom (or tradition) is a common way of doing things. Marriage Custom is a traditional way of becoming husband and wife.

 

ROLE PLAYED BY FAMILIES AND OTHERS IN THE SELECTION OF MARRIAGE PARTNERS 

  1. They give advice to both partners.
  2. Both parents find important information about their child’s partner such as characters, backgrounds and family.
  3. They plan the marriage ceremony.

 

THE CONSEQUENCES OF SOME UNHEALTHY MARRIAGE PRACTICES 

There are many unhealthy marriage practices in our society. Unhealthy marriage practices are –

  1. Early marriage
  2. Same – sex marriage
  3. Trial marriage
  4. Forced marriage
  5. Widow (or wife) inheritance

 

WAYS OF PREVENTING UNHEALTHY MARRIAGE PRACTICES 

  1. Early marriage should be discouraged.
  2. Same – sex marriage is immoral. It is unlawful and most religions preach against it.
  3. Trial, forced and widow inheritance should be stopped.
  4. Marriage must based on love and agreement between partners.

 

 

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. Asks pupils if they have witness a marriage ceremony. If yes, lets them discuss.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Share their experiences on marriage ceremony they have witnessed.
  4. Discusses marriage custom with the pupils.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussion on marriage.
  6. Explains the steps in selecting partners.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Listen to teacher’s explanations.
  8. Explains the relevant values to partner selection.
  9. Pupil’s Activities – Listen to teacher’s explanations.
  10. Discusses the role of family members in selecting partners.
  11. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussing the role of family members in selecting partners.
  12. Explains the unhealthy marriage practices in our community.
  13. Pupil’s Activities – Listen to teacher’s explanations.
  14. Discusses way of preventing unhealthy marriage.
  15. Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussions.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson – Responsible Parenthood

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

 

1. Define marriage.

 

___________________________________________________________

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Mention 3 roles played by families in selecting marriage partner.

 

2. _________________________________________________________

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3. _________________________________________________________

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4. _________________________________________________________

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List 4 unhealthy marriage practices.

 

5. ____________________________________________________________

 

6. ____________________________________________________________

 

7. ____________________________________________________________

 

8. ____________________________________________________________

 

State 2 way of preventing unhealthy marriage practices.

 

9. ____________________________________________________________

 

10. ____________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

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