Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Always be honest; dishonest never pays

Week 2

Subject: English comprehension

Topic: Always be honest; dishonest never pays

Duration: 40 mins 

Reference: Nigeria primary English, book 6

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with answering questions from comprehension passage

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to pronounce and spell the new words.


New words


  • Greedy: Having greed, consumed by selfish desires
  • Concern: The expression of compassion toward a thing or person
  • Accused: To charge, blame with having committed a crime
  • Dishonesty: The act of not being honest
  • Vow: A promise to perform some act
  • Generous: Willing to give and share
  • Cruel: Not nice, heartless
  • Apathy: Complete lack of emotion, lack of interest
  • Sue: To file a legal action against someone
  • Depart: To leave, to go away from



Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils

Step II: Teacher introduces and explains new topic to pupils

Step III: Pupils look for the meaning of the words in the dictionary

Step IV: Pupils read the comprehension passage and answer questions that follow


  1. Ahun lost 40 gold coins
  2. Ahun’s  friend showed concern for his loss
  3. Ahun’s friend daughter found the money
  4. Ahun accused his friend’s daughter of dishonesty
  5. He sued them for his missing ten coins
  6. The judge judged the case by telling the greedy man that the gold coins did not belong to him because the girl found 40 and not 50 gold coins as he claimed to have lost
  7. The story teaches us always to be honest that dishonest never pays

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


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