CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES
RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES
PREVIOUS LESSON – Second Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES Primary 6
TOPIC – MODERATION IN CHRISTIAN LIFE
1. Meaning of Moderation
2. Meaning of Over – Indulgence
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. explain why we should exercise moderation in all we do.
2. enumerate the dangers associated with over indulgence.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Pictures or Illustrations depicting indecent dressing, smokers, drunks, etc.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
MEANING OF MODERATION
Moderation is way of doing something within reasonable limits: For example, eating foods in moderation is a key to maintaining a healthy diet. Our actions, feelings and habits within reasonable limits.
EXERCISING CONTROL OVER
1. What we eat and drinking (Dan. 1:8-16).
2. Dressing (1 Tim.2:9-10; 1 Pet. 3:3-5, II Cor. 11:9; 1 Cor.6:9-10).
3. Drug Abuses and addiction.
4. Talking ( James 3:2-12).
DANGERS OF OVER – INDULGENCE
This is the opposite of moderation. Over – indulgence is doing something in an abnormal way. For example, over eating is a bad behaviour just as well as drinking too much.
Over indulgence is dangerous and can lead to –
3. Untimely death
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. Explains what moderation means.
Pupil’s Activities – Explain what moderation means.
3. Asks the pupils if they had seen any one drink before?
Pupil’s Activities – Answer the teacher’s question.
4. Discuss the need to exercise moderation in everything we do.
5. Discusses the dangers of over indulgence.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussion.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. explain why they should exercise moderation in all that they do.
2. mention four dangers of over indulgence.