HOUSES – OUR VALUES

TITLE: LESSON NOTE ON CIVIC EDUCATION

SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION

THEME: OUR VALUES

TERM: FIRST TERM

WEEK: WEEK 1

CLASS: PRIMARY 4

NAME OF TEACHER:

DATE:          

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

 DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: HOUSES – OUR VALUES

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this discussion in this unit, students should be able to know:

  1. Why many people do not own houses
  2. Type of houses
  3. Modern houses
  4. Values in house construction

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Toy houses
  • Textbook
  • Writing materials
  • Whiteboard/ chalkboard
  • Interactive poster
  • Interactive video

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • 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)
  • Internet
  • Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC)
  • Edudelight Civic Education Text Books for Primary Schools

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: the students are familiar with.

WORD FILE: thatch,bungalow.                           

                              CONTENT OF THE LESSON

A house is a place where we live in and keep our things. It is a place that provides shelter and protects one from the sun, the rain. Etc. some house are built for factories, offices.

              TYPE OF HOUSES

The two types of houses are:

  1. Traditional Houses; these are houses built by our forefathers in the olden days using old style and methods of building. They are commonly found in the village and rural areas. They are built with local materials such as mud, plant materials (thatch). They are built by unskilled builders.
  2. Modern Houses: modern houses are houses built with architectural design and building professional using modern building equipment’s. It is found in the urban area, rural areas and some villages.

Modern houses is divided into two (2) namely:

  1. Bungalow; A bungalow is a flat or general multipurpose rooms, toilets and bathroom.
  2. Storey Building:  A storey can be a one – storey building or more than one depending on financial ability of the owner. E.g. skyscraper or high rise building.

REASONS WHY MANY PEOPLE DO NOT OWN HOUSES IN NIGERIA

The following are the reasons that is responsible for people not having houses

  1.  High cost of building materials
  2. Difficulty in obtaining loans
  3. Poverty
  4. Problem of high cost of land
  5. Lack of space in some places where we have more mountains, hills, rivers etc.

PROVISION AND ACQUISITION OF HOUSES

People acquire houses through:

  1. Savings and personal efforts.
  2. Through housing cooperation.
  3. Loan from commercial banks.
  4. Loan from mortgage banks.
  5. Government allocation.

WAYS OF MAKING PEOPLE OWN HOUSE

The following are step people take to own a house

  1. Buy a land
  2. Get a certificate of occupancy
  3. Get the architectural design/ building plan
  4. Get  surveyor to survey the land
  5. Get approval of building plan by the land registry in your area
  6. Get other necessary document
  7. Buy building materials
  8. Start building

HOUSE CONSTRUCTION

When building a house the builders involves should follow the right approaches and principles, ethics.

VALUES IN HOUSE CONSTRUCTION

The following are values required to build a good house

  1. Hardworking
  2. Honesty from builders
  3. Have concern for others
  4. Accountabilities in house building
  5. Good and quality materials
  6. Professional skills

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous term lessons (THIRD TERM CIVIC EDUCATION SCHEME OF WORK FOR PRIMARY THREE (3).
  • Teacher leads the pupils to understand the topic: HOUSES – OUR VALUES.
  • She/he explain the Importance of House.
  • He/she explains the types of houses.
  • .Teacher leads pupils to mention reasons why people do not own houses.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What is the Meaning of house
  • Mention three reasons why many people do not own houses
  • Mention the Types of houses
  • Mention three type of Modern houses
  • List three Values in house construction

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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