Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Nursery 1

Moses parting the red sea

Class: Nursery 1

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 5

Age: 4 years

Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Christian Religious Knowledge

Topic: Moses parting the red sea

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

  1. Give a simple meaning of a sea
  2. Discuss the events of Moses parting the red sea

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, playway method, questions and answers, demonstration, story-telling

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: toys, picture books showing Moses parting the red sea, bible, story book







The teacher uses the How did Moses cross the red sea song to introduce the topic.

She explains what a sea is-  A sea is a body of salt water not as large as an ocean and often nearly surrounded by land.

Pupils pay attention



She then further explains that the children of Israel had suffered greatly in the hands of Pharaoh the king of Egypt and had just been released after God had sent 10 plagues to Egypt including the death of all the firstborn sons of both human beings and animals

Pupils pay attention and participates



Using the bible story books and the pictures there in she tells the story of Moses parting the red sea

-      How Moses had reached the red sea along with this great crowd of people who had just been released from Egypt

-      How he asked God what to do

-      How God told him to raise the rod in his hand towards the sea

-      How from night to morning the sea divided into two and dry land appeared in the midst

-      How every single child of Israel had crossed safely to the other side

-      How the chariots of Israel had rushed into the red sea behind the children of Israel and were caught in the middle

-      How the red sea closed up and all the chariots of Egypt perished in it including their very stubborn king

-      How the children of Israel had rejoiced because of the great victory God gave them by the miracle of parting the red sea

Pupils pay attention and participate



The teacher writes a short note on the board

The pupils copy the notes on the board



When the Israelites got to the red sea, Moses asked God how they were to cross it. God told Moses to stretch forth the rod in his hands and it divided the red sea. The Israelites crossed to the other side safely but all the chariots of Egypt and Pharaoh drowned.

EVALUATION:    1. __________ is a body of water not as large an ocean but often surrounded by land. (sea, hill)

  1. __________ was what Moses stretched towards the sea in order to part it. (rod, pen)
  2. ­All the children crossed the red sea safely. Yes/No


CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively

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