Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 3

National consciousness


Subject: Civic Education

Class: Primary 3

Term: 3rd Term

Topic: National Consciousness

Subtopic:�� Citizenship as a means of national identify

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

  1. Explain the meaning of citizenship
  2. Explain citizenship as a means of national identify

Resources & materials: Scheme of work.

9 years curriculum

Pupils textbook

Online resources

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL:� A picture of a group of people

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


Meaning of citizenship

The citizens feel speci�l �bout their n�tion. They enjoy cert�in rights �nd �re expected to do cert�in things for their country.the state of being a member of a particular country and having rights because of it.


Citizenship as means of national identity

Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state or belonging to a nation. The idea of citizenship has been defined as the capacity of individuals to defend their rights in front of the governmental authority.[1] Individual states and nations recognize citizenship of persons according to their own policies, regulations and criteria as to who is entitled to its citizenship.

A person may have multiple citizenships. A person who does not have citizenship of any state is said to be stateless, while one who lives on state borders whose territorial status is uncertain is a border-lander.


The Teacher revises the previous week lesson.

The Teacher introduces the new topic.

The Teacher explains the note in details.

The Teacher gives room for pupils to ask questions.

The Teacher evaluates the pupils.


  1. Explain the meaning of citizenship
  2. Explain citizenshipas a means of national identify� � � � � � � � � � � ��


Teacher goes over the topic once again to enhance better understanding.

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