Religion and Religious Beliefs (Primary 5)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 5

THEME – 

PREVIOUS LESSON – FEATURES OF MODERN MARRIAGES 

TOPIC – RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS BELIEFS 

 

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. list the types of religious practices in Nigeria.
  2. explain the meaning of religious intolerance.
  3. identify problems of religious bodies in Nigeria.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

 

 

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  – RELIGION 

Religion is the belief in and worship of God or gods.

 

TYPES OF RELIGION 

The types of religion in Nigeria are –

1. Traditional religion

These include Sango worshippers, the Obatala worshippers, the Amadioha worshippers and the Olokun worshippers.

2. Christian religion

These are the Roman Catholic, the Church Missionary Society (CMS), the Baptist and the Pentecostal Movement, among others.

3. Islamic religion 

These are the Ansar-ud-deen, the Ahmadiyya and the Nawar-ud-deen sects.

 

RELIGION TOLERANCE

Religious tolerance is the ability to accept that other people have the rights to practice their own religion.

 

RELIGION INTOLERANCE 

Religious Intolerance is our inability to accept that other have the rights to practice their religions. This means an unwillingness to accept different religion beliefs, faith and practice.

There have been a lot of conflicts in Nigeria because of inability to tolerate one another religion beliefs, faith and practice.

Religious Intolerance, is when a religious group specifically refuses to tolerate practices, faith or beliefs on religious grounds.

 

CAUSES OF RELIGION INTOLERANCE 

  1. Ignorance
  2. Impatience
  3. Selfishness
  4. Ethnicity

 

PROBLEMS OF RELIGION INTOLERANCE 

  1. Unfriendly relationships
  2. Riot
  3. Destruction of lives and properties
  4. Reduce economic activities
  5. Public disturbances
  6. Hatred

 

 

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 recite National pledge and anthem.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Recite National pledge and sing the National anthem.
  4. Lays emphasis on the key points of the National anthem and pledge.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the key point national anthem and pledge.
  6. Discusses the different between religion tolerance and religion intolerance.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the reason why people unable to accept other people’s beliefs and the consequences.
  8. Explains what constitute religious Intolerance;
  9. Pupil’s Activities – Pay visit to churches and mosques and discuss with religious leaders about what they are doing to reduce religious Intolerance.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

Attempt all the questions 

 

1. The ability to accept other people’s religion practice is known as ___________________________.

A. Religious tolerance

B. Religious intolerance

C. Religious practice

 

2. The inability to accept other people’s religion practice is known as ___________________________.

A. Religious tolerance

B. Religious intolerance

C. Religious practice

 

3. One of the major crisis in Nigeria is ___________________________.

A. Religious tolerance

B. Religious intolerance

C. Religious practice

 

State 3 causes of religious intolerance.

4. ______________________________________________________

5. ______________________________________________________

6. ______________________________________________________

 

Mention 4 problems of religious intolerance.

7. ______________________________________________________

8. ______________________________________________________

9. ______________________________________________________

10. ______________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

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