Traditional Marriage (Primary 5)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 5

THEME – MARRIAGE CUSTOM AND TRADITION

PREVIOUS LESSON – RESPONSIBLE SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR 

TOPIC – TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE 

 

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. describe the features of traditional marriage.
  2. State values of traditional marriage.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictures showing traditional marriage and bride’s prizes.

 

 

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 

Marriage is the union between a man and a woman to be husband and wife. Marriage is lawful and legal.

 

TYPES OF MARRIAGE

There are two types of marriages. These are –

  1. Traditional marriage
  2. Modern marriage

 

TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE 

Traditional marriage is the marriage conducted in accordance to custom and traditions of the people. Traditional marriage is the oldest form of marriage in Nigeria before modern marriage was introduced.

Traditional marriage is still the basis for modern marriage.

 

FEATURES OF TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE 

Marriage takes between the parents of the man and the woman. The following are some of the features of traditional ceremony depending on the culture –

  1. Introduction ceremony with different kinds of fruit, kolanuts, etc. from groom’s family.
  2. Payment of a bride price.
  3. Traditional ceremony and prayer.
  4. Traditional marriage allows more than one wife.

 

VALUES OF TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE 

The values of traditional marriage are –

  1. It protect of the family’s good names.
  2. Respect for each other families and in laws.
  3. It creates a new bond between couple and their families.
  4. A new friendship is formed between the two families.
  5. There is truthfulness between husband and wife.

 

 

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 to explain the meaning of marriage.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of marriage.
  4. Explain features of traditional marriage.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – State features traditional marriage.
  6. Discusses the values of traditional marriage.

 

 

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 – Features and Values of Christian, Muslim and Ordinance marriages.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

Attempt all the questions. 

 

1. _____________________________ is the union between a man and a woman to become husband and wife.

A. Courtship

B. Marriage

C. Friendship

 

2. _____________________________ is the marriage conducted according custom and traditional.

A. Court marriage

B. Christian and Muslim marriages

C. Traditional marriage

 

3. _____________________________ is the oldest marriage in Nigeria.

A. Court marriage

B. Christian and Muslim marriages

C. Traditional marriage

 

4. There are two types of marriages. These are _____________________ and _____________________.

A.  Traditional and Christian Marriage

B. Traditional and Muslim marriages

C. Traditional and Modern marriage

 

5. Gift is given by the bride’s family to the groom’s family.

A. True

B. False

C. Maybe

 

State 5 values of traditional marriage.

6. __________________________________________________________

7. __________________________________________________________

8. __________________________________________________________

9. __________________________________________________________

10. __________________________________________________________

 

 

 

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