Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 5

Effects of natural disasters

Week 9

Subject: Civic Education

Term: 1st Term

Class: Primary 5

Topic: Effect of Natural 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. Loss of lives
  2. Loss of property
  3. Epidemics
  4. Environmental pollution, which could also result in diseases
  5. Lack of food and clean water
  6. Loss of farmland
  7. Homelessness
  8. Economic loss (poverty)
  9. Psychological damage. Those who survive a disaster experience a lot of sorrow and confusion for a long period of 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 effects of natural disasters you Know

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