Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Toddler

David and Goliath

Class: Pre-K

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 3

Age: 3 years

Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Christian Religious Knowledge

Topic: David and Goliath

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

  1. Give a simple meaning of Giant
  2. Discuss the events of David defeating Goliath

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

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: toys, picture books showing David defeating Goliath, bible, story book







The teacher uses the David and Goliath song to introduce the topic.

She explains what a giant is – A giant is a person who is very big both in size and in strength


Pupils pay attention



She then further explains that Giants lived during the biblical times and were feared by people because of their size and strength.

Pupils pay attention and participates



Using the bible story books and the pictures there in she tells the story of David and Goliath

-      Goliath has tormented the children of Isreal for a while, mocking them and insulting them

-      How David had come to the battlefield to deliver food from his father to his brothers

-      How David had heard the boasting of Goliath and was angered because he had insulted God and the army of God

-      How brave David had met the king to ask what will be done to whoever that defeated Goliath

-      How the king couldn’t imagine David defeating Goliath because he was smaller in size and strength compared to Goliath.

-      How David shared his past victories of killing a lion and the deer and would make a public example of Goliath

-      How the king agreed and wore his armor on David

-      How David refused the king’s armor because it was too heavy and rather went to fight Goliath with a sling and five set of stones

-      How Goliath had laughed mockingly when he saw David come at him with a sling and some stones

-      How David confronted Goliath in the name of God and eventually defeated him and cut of his head


Pupils pay attention and participate


EVALUATION:    1. __________ is someone who is extremely large in strength and size. (giant, genesis)

  1. __________ was what David used in defeating Goliath. (guns, stones)

          3. ­David _________ off Goliath’s head. (cut, arranged)

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively

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