Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 5

Ways of assisting people affected by disasters

Week 10

Subject: Civic Education

Term: 1st Term

Class: Primary 5

Topic: Ways of assisting people affected by disasters

Behavioral objectives: At the end of the lessons, the pupils should be able to

  1. Mention any common natural disasters
  2. Effects of natural disaster

Instructional materials

Different kind of Charts and references materials 

Scheme of work 

And other relevant materials

6 years basic Education curriculum

Online information

Building background connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes


  1. We could take them to our homes.
  2. We could offer them food.
  3. We could make donations to health care workers to help provide medicines for them.
  4. If people are trapped under debris, we could join the rescue team. We should also give the rescue teams’ useful information.
  5. We can visit the victims and pray with them.
  6. We can help repair the damage done by the disaster if we have the skill to do so

Organizations responsible for helping accident

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). It is the body officially charged with the responsibility of looking after disaster victims. It helps to distribute relief materials such as food and clothing to them. They also advise the victims on how to continue with life without remaining in sorrow for a long time.


Strategies and activities:

step1: Teacher revised previous lesson

Step 2: teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3: Teacher explains new topic

Step 4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.

Step 5: Teacher evaluates the pupils

Assessment and evaluation

Teacher asks questions from pupils based on the topic 

 Wrap up and conclusions

Teacher goes over the topic for better understanding


  1. List any two ways of assisting people affected by disasters

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