Subject: Social Studies
Class: Primary 3
Term: 1st Term
Subtitle: Marriage practices in Nigeria
Learning Objectives: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:
Resources and materials:
Scheme of work
Instructional material: picture charts
Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.
Marriage practices are different among ethnic group, but for a couple to get married;
Objects used in contracting marriage
Different forms or customs of marriage use different objects. The objects used according to each custom are as follow:
The objects used are according to each ethnic group.
a. Yoruba: the yoruba communities use the following objects; Yams, Bitter kola, Palm wine, kolanuts, salt, money, alligator pepper, sugarcane, schnapps, honey and soft drinks.
b. Igbo: Garden egg, money, groundnut, schnapps, cloths, palm wine, yams and kolanuts
Cloths Palm wine
c. Hausa/Fulani: Hausa/Fulani traditional marriage is based mostly on Islamic doctrine, starting from the introduction to the wedding ceremony, but not all Hausa/Fulani are muslims. Some of the items used are: kolanuts, cloths, jewellery, salt, shoes, money.
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:
WRAP UP (CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.
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