Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Various crimes have there their own punishment

Week 3

Duration: 40 mins

Reference: Religion and natural value (security education)

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to know punishment for various crimes.

Topic: Various crimes have there their own punishment


Various crimes have there their own punishment, some of them include

  1. Theft: this is the act of stealing a property that belongs to someone else. A person involved in this act can be taken into custody, and then taken to the court and given a jail term of one year and above.
  2. Rape: this is the act of forcing a woman against her will especially for sexual intercourse. This crime is very punishable one, and any person involved in this type of crime can be jailed for ten tears and above.
  3. Forgery: this is the act of writing or altering a signature for the purpose of deceit and fraud. This crime is punishable with years of imprisonment.
  4. Examination malpractices: this involves bad conduct by a person during an examination. It involves going against examination rules and regulation. A person caught in this act can be disqualified from the exams and papers cancelled.
  5. Dealing in fake drugs: fake illegal drugs constitute a big crime, this kind of offence is punishable with ten years imprisonment and above, if found guilty.
  6. Food fraud: this involves selling of bad food for consumption to the people. This may harm or damage the individual life. A person caught in this act of crime may be jailed if found guilty.


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. List and explain five various crimes

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

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