Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

National Honours Award (contd)

Subject: Civic Education

Topic: National Honours Award (contd)

Duration: 40 mins

Reference: Civic Education for primary schools book 6

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with national honours award

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to state reasons for the conferment on national honours.


Reasons for the conferment of national honours

The reasons why the federal government of Nigeria counters national honours on deserving Nigerians are to reward;

  1. Hard work
  2. Patriotism
  3. Excellence
  4. Obedience
  5. Meritorious service
  6. Selfless service

Benefits of national honours reward

  1. Reward Hardwork
  2. Encouraging the spirit of excellence
  3. Patriotism
  4. Encourage equality of all citizens
  5. Promotion of international co-operation
  6. Generation of ideas


Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils

Step II: Teacher introduces and explains new topic to pupils

Step III: Pupils are allowed to ask questions

Step IV: Teacher writes notes on the board for pupils


  1. State three reasons why citizens are given national honours
  2. State four benefits of national honours award
  3. OFR means ______________________.

Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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