Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 2

forms of greetings

Week 2

Subject: Social Studies

Term: 2nd Term

Class: Primary 2

Topic: Forms of greetings

Performance Objective: By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to perform various greetings in their locality.

Entry Behavior: Greetings and Respect

Method of teaching: Choose a suitable and appropriate method of lessons.

Reference: 1. Scheme of work.

2. 9-years Basic Education Curriculum

  1. All relevant materials
  2. Online information.


Greetings in Yoruba

  1. Morning_ Ekaro(Good morning )
  2. Afternoon_Ekaasan(Good afternoon)
  3. Evening/Night_Ekurole/Ekaale(Good evening/Night)

Greetings in Igbo

  1. Morning_Ututu oma or ibolachi(Good morning)
  2. Afternoon_Ezigbo ehihi(Good afternoon )
  3. Evening_ Magbede Oma(Good evening)

Greetings in Hausa

Morning - Ina kuana Barka da safe(good morning)

Afternoon - Barka da Amma(good afternoon)

Evening - Barka da Amma(good evening)


Greetings is a way of showing respect to people and appreciating them.

�� Various ways/forms of greeting in our community

  1. Kneel down(girls)
  2. Prostrate(boys)
  3. Bend(both boys and girls)
  4. Salute(police, military and student)
  5. Handshaking ( friends)
  6. Hugging ( friends and family)
  7. Clenching of fist( boys and girls)


To deliver the lesson, teacher adopts the following steps:

  1. To introduce the lesson, revised the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions.
  2. Discusses the meaning and importance of greetings and Respect
  3. Pupils activities: state the meaning and importance of greetings

Conclusion: To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revised the entire lesson and links with the following week's lesson.

Evaluation: pupils to explain the meaning of greetings

Assignment: pupils work book based on the topic

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