TITLE: LESSON NOTE ON CIVIC EDUCATION
SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION
TERM: FIRST TERM
WEEK: WEEK 7
CLASS: PRIMARY 4
NAME OF TEACHER:
AGE OF STUDENTS:
CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.
DURATION: 40 MINUTES
TOPIC: DEMOCRACY – GOVERNMENT
At the end of this discussion in this unit, students should be able to know:
- Meaning of democracy
- Meaning of parliamentary system of government
- Meaning of presidential system of government
TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS
- Writing materials
- Whiteboard/ chalkboard
- Interactive poster
- Interactive video
- Lagos State Civic Education Scheme of Work.
- Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
- NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for Primary Schools
- Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Civic Education (MIDDLE BASIC)
- Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council scheme (NERDC)
- Edudelight Civic Education Text Books for Primary Schools
- ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: the students are familiar with differences between traditional and constitutional government.
.WORD FILE: parliamentary, constitutional, practice.
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
MEANING OF GOVERNMENT
Government is a body of people who controls the public affairs of a state or country.
This type of government is chosen by the people it is done through election, whereby people cast their vote for their prefer candidate. The government ensure that people are treated equally. Democratic government can practice a a presidential system of government or parliamentary system of government.
Parliamentary system of government
In parliamentary government or cabinet government the head of state is different from the head of government. The president is the head of state while the prime minister is the head of the government. It is the parliament that have power to make and execute laws.
The presidential system of government is the one that the president is the head of government and they have fixed tenure to serve before another person will be elected. The government follows the constitution.
- The Teacher revises the previous term lessons (differences between traditional and constitutional government)
- Teacher leads the pupils to understand Democracy.
- She/he explains the parliamentary government.
- He/she explains the presidential system of government.
- Teacher leads pupils to explain democratic government.
- explain democratic government
- explain parliamentary government
- explain presidential system of government
CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.
PREVIOUS LESSON: DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT
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