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Features of Modern Marriage (Primary 5)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 5

THEME – MARRIAGE CUSTOM AND TRADITION

PREVIOUS LESSON – RESPONSIBLE SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR 

TOPIC – Features of Modern 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 modern marriage in Nigeria.
  2. identify values associated with Christian marriage and Islamic marriage.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictures showing modern marriage.

 

 

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.

There are two types of marriages –

  1. Traditional marriage
  2. Modern marriage

 

MODERN MARRIAGE 

Modern marriage is a marriage conducted in accordance to modern ways of life. Before modern marriage takes place, traditional functions have to be performed by both families.

 

TYPES OF MODERN MARRIAGE 

There are three types of modern marriage. These are –

  1. Christian marriage
  2. Muslim marriage
  3. Ordinance

 

CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE

This is a marriage conducted by a Pastor or Reverend. It takes place in the church.

 

FEATURES OF CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE 

  1. Husband and wife are joined by a Pastor or Reverend.
  2. Bible is the basis of this marriage.
  3. It allows only one husband with one wife.
  4. The marriage takes place in the church.
  5. Entertainment follows after the church ceremony at the reception.

 

MUSLIM MARRIAGE 

This is a marriage conducted by an Imam. Mostly the marriage takes place in a hall or an open field.

 

FEATURES OF MUSLIM MARRIAGE 

  1. Husband and wife are joined by an Imam.
  2. Quran is the basis of this marriage.
  3. It allows a man to marry more one wife.
  4. The marriage takes place in the hall or open field.
  5. Entertainment follows after the ceremony at the same place.

 

ORDINANCE

Ordinance is a marriage conducted by court registry. It takes place at the registry.

 

FEATURES OF MARRIAGE BY ORDINANCE 

  1. Wedding vows are made.
  2. Rings are exchanged.
  3. Entertainment takes place at reception.

 

VALUES ASSOCIATED WITH CHRISTIAN, ISLAMIC MARRIAGE AND ORDINANCE 

  1. Love one another
  2. Wife submissive
  3. Care for each other
  4. Fear of God
  5. Prayerful
  6. Forgive each other
  7. Tolerate each other

 

 

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. States and explain each types of marriage – traditional and modern marriages.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between traditional and modern marriages.
  6. Discusses each features of modern Christian, Muslim and Ordinance marriages.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – State the features of modern – Christian, Muslim and Ordinance marriages.
  8. Discusses the values of modern marriages – Christian, Muslim and Ordinance marriages.
  9. Pupil’s Activities – State the of Christian, Muslim and Ordinance marriages.
  10. Differentiates between traditional and modern marriages.
  11. Pupil’s Activities – States the difference between traditional and modern marriages.

 

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 – Religions and Religious Beliefs

 

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

 

Answer all the questions. 

 

1. Marriage is the union between a man and a woman to be _____________________ and _____________________.

A. Boy and girl

B. Brother and sister

C. Husband and wife

 

2. Marriage is _____________________ and _____________________.

A. Lawful and illegal

B. Lawful and legal

C. Unlawful and legal

 

3. _____________________ marriage is a marriage conducted in accordance to modern ways of life.

A. Traditional

B. Modern

C. Traditional and modern

 

4. The following are types of modern marriage –

A. Traditional, modern and Christian marriages

B. Christian, Muslim and Traditional marriages

C. Christian, Muslim and Ordinance marriages

 

5. _____________________ marriage is conducted by Imam.

A. Christian

B. Muslim

C. Ordinance

 

6. _____________________ marriage is conducted by Court registry.

A. Christian

B. Muslim

C. Ordinance

 

7. _____________________ marriage is conducted by pastor.

A. Christian

B. Muslim

C. Ordinance

 

8. _____________________ marriage takes place in the church.

A. Christian

B. Muslim

C. Ordinance

 

9. _____________________ marriage takes place at the registry.

A. Christian

B. Muslim

C. Ordinance

 

10. _____________________ marriages allow more one wife.

A. Traditional and Muslim

B. Traditional and Christian

C. Traditional and Ordinance

 

 

11. _____________________ marriage allows only one wife.

A. Traditional

B. Muslim

C. Christian

 

State 3 features of Christian marriage.

12. __________________________________________

13. __________________________________________

14. __________________________________________

 

State 3 features of Muslim marriage.

15. __________________________________________

16. __________________________________________

17. __________________________________________

 

State 3 features of Ordinance marriage.

18. __________________________________________

19. __________________________________________

20. __________________________________________

 

 

 

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