Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Nigeria National Holidays

Week 2

Subject: General knowledge

Topic: Nigeria National Holidays

Duration: 40 mins

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with current affairs

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to know various National holidays in Nigeria.


  1. New year day            January 1st
  2. Workers day                May 1st
  3. Democracy day            May 29th
  4. National day (independence)    October 1st
  5. Children’s day            May 27th
  6. Christmas day            December 25th
  7. Boxing day                December 26th


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. When is New Year’s Day?
  2. When is democracy day?
  3. When is Children’s day?

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


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