Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Pre-marital sexual relationship

Week 5

Subject: Social studies

Topic: Pre-marital sexual relationship

Duration: 40 mins

Reference: Easy way to social studies for primary schools book 6

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with marital failure

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:

  1. Know the meaning of pre-marital sexual relationship
  2. Know the concept of pre-marital sexual relationship
  3. Know the problems and how to avoid problems of pre-marital sexual relationship


Pre-marital sexual relationship takes place when unmarried people engaged in sexual activities. Sexual relationship is supposed to be for people who are married and are prepared for the responsibilities of adulthood that come along with such a relationship.

Concepts of pre-marital sexual relationships

  1. Bachelor: this refers to any man, young or old who is not married.
  2. Spinster: a spinster is any young or old unmarried woman.

Problems of pre-marital sexual relationship

  1. Unwanted pregnancies
  2. Dropping out from school
  3. Contraction of sexually transmitted diseases
  4. Unplanned parenthood
  5. Loss of self-esteem
  6. Illegal abortions and even death in some cases

How to avoid problems of pre-marital sexual relationship

  1. Abstaining from sex before marriage
  2. Avoiding peer pressure
  3. Listening to good counsel from parents, guardians, elders etc
  4. Engaging in useful activities


Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils

Step II: Teacher introduces and explain new topic to pupils

Step III: Pupils are allowed to ask questions

Step IV: Teacher writes note on the boards for pupils


  1. Explain the meaning of pre-marital sexual relationship
  2. Explain the meaning of bachelor and spinster
  3. State four problems of pre-marital sexual relationship
  4. State three ways of avoiding pre-marital sexual relationship

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

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