Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 3

Community values


Subject: Civic Education

Class: Primary 3

Term: 1st Term

Topic: Community values

Subtitle: values in communities

Learning Objectives: At the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Define values
  2. State various community values
  3. Mention examples of community values

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: charts

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous class.


Meaning of values

Values are a person’s or society belief about good behavior and what things are important. It is also the basic and fundamental belief that guide or motivate attitude or actions.

Types of values

  1. Family values
  2. Moral values
  3. Spiritual value
  4. Professional value

Community values are the basic guide or beliefs of a group of people on how to live, interact with one another and what is important to them. Examples of community values include

  1. Culture: Culture is the arts, customs, lifestyles, background and habits of a community or nation.
  2. Beliefs: is feeling of certainty that something exist.
  3. Ethics: it is the moral principles that governor a person’s behaviour.
  4. Norms: are unwritten rules that are accepted in a society.


Strategies& Activities:

Step1:Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step2:Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3:Teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils. 

Assessment & Evaluation:

  1. What is community value
  2. List three examples community values.
  3. Mention three types of values

WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.


  1. Define value
  2. What is culture?
  3. What is norm?

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