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MARRIAGE

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON SOCIAL STUDIES

SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES

TERM: FIRST TERM

WEEK: WEEK 3

CLASS: PRIMARY 4

NAME OF TEACHER:

DATE:          

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

TIME: 40 MINUTES 

TOPIC: MARRIAGE

UNITS:

  • What is marriage
  • Types of marriage.
  • Marriage practices in Nigeria and their difference from one community to the other.
  • Marriage problems and solution.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Unit, Pupils should be able to know:

  1. What is marriage
  2. Types of marriage.
  3. Marriage practices in Nigeria and their difference from one community to the other.
  4. Marriage problems and solution.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/ chalkboard
  • Interactive poster
  • Interactive video

TEACHING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary school.
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools four Social Studies (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet.
  • Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council scheme (NERDC)
  • Edudelight Social Studies Text Books for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: the students are familiar with Relationship of Some Member of the Family.

WORD FILE:                         

            MODULE CONTENT

                      MARRIAGE

Marriage is the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce). It is the union of a man and a woman.

Types of Marriage

The types of marriages in our society are namely:

  1. Monogamy marriage
  2. Polygamy marriage

MONOGAMY MARRIAGE

Monogamy marriage is one man, one wife. It is having only one spouse (partner) at a time. This type of marriage is commonly found among Christians.

POLYGAMY MARRIAGE

Polygamy marriage is when a man marries more than one wife. The man can marry as many wives as he want but he should be capable of taking care of them. This is common among Muslims and traditional worshippers.

MARRIAGE PRACTICES IN NIGERIA AND THEIR DIFFERENCE FROM ONE COMMUNITY TO THE OTHER

Marriage practices are different from one communities to another.

How marriage is done in Hausa or north.

  • When a Hausa boy sees a girl he loves,
  • he tells his parents,
  • The parent will meet with the parents of the girl to inform them about their son interest of marriage in their daughter,
  • If they agree,
  • The boy will start visiting the girl in their house and  can give her gifts,
  • The parent of the boy will go to the girl’s parent and fix the wedding date.

How marriage is done in the west (Yoruba people)

  • When a young man want to marry a girl
  • His parents get a negotiator, who will talk to the girl’s parent while she is still young.

How marriage is done in the East (Igbo people)

  1. When a young man sees a girl he loves,
  2. He will inform his parents,
  3. His parent will make inquiries about the girl’s family to know if they are good or bad.

Why marriage practices are different in our communities

  1. Religion
  2. Culture

Why marriage practices should continue

  1. It brings unity
  2. It is part of culture
  3. It bring mutual understanding

Changes that have taken place in our marriage practices

  1. Influence of foreign culture
  2. Western education
  3. Outdated traditional practices
  4. Cost of living

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (LIVING IN THE FAMILY).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic (MARRIAGE).
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Define marriage.
  •  Mention the types of marriage that we have.
  • Mention three  reasons Why marriage practices are different in our communities
  • Mention three Changes that have taken place in our marriage practices

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

PREVIOUS LESSON: RELATIONSHIP OF SOME MEMBER OF THE FAMILY.

NEXT LESSON:  MARRIAGE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION.

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