IMPORTANCE OF GOVERNMENT

TITLE: LESSON NOTE ON CIVIC EDUCATION

SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION

THEME: OUR VALUES

TERM: SECOND TERM

WEEK: WEEK 10

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

NAME OF TEACHER:

DATE:

CLASS: PRIMARY                              

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

AGE:

TOPIC: IMPORTANCE OF GOVERNMENT

UNITS:

  1. Concepts of  government
  2. Why government is  necessary
  3. A society without a government

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Concepts of  government
  • Why government is  necessary
  • A society without a government

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • 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 necessity for division of government into three arms.

WORD FILE:  territorial, integrityequity.            

                              CONTENT OF THE LESSON

CONCEPTS OF GOVERNMENT

Government is a body of people who controls the public affairs of a state or country.

WHY GOVERNMENT IS NECESSARY?

We need government for the following:

  1. For security
  2. For control  of people
  3. For justice and equity for the citizen of the country
  4. To safe guide the right  and  freedoms of the citizens
  5. Safe guiding territorial integrity
  6. Political stability and peace of the state.
  7. Improving the economic and social development for the nation.

A SOCIETY WITHOUT A GOVERNMENT

Any state without a government will experience the following:

  1. Insecurity
  2. Abuse of  human right
  3. Lawlessness
  4. Lack of development
  5. Neglect of right of citizens
  6.  

PRESENTATION

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What is government
  • Why government is  necessary
  • A society without a government

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

PREVIOUS LESSON: NECESSITY FOR DIVISION OF GOVERNMENT INTO THREE ARMS

NEXT LESSON: FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENT

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