Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Toddler

The walls of Jericho

Class: Pre-K

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 5

Age: 3 years

Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Christian Religious Knowledge

Topic: The walls of Jericho

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

  1. Give a simple meaning of a wall
  2. Discuss the events of The walls of Jericho

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

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: toys, picture books the walls of Jericho collapsing, bible, story book







The teacher uses the walls of Jericho fell down flat song to introduce the topic.

She explains what a wall is-  A wall is a solid structure (as of stone) built to enclose or shut off a space

Pupils pay attention



She then further explains that after Moses had died he appointed a new successor called Joshua, a man who loved God to lead the children of Israel into the promised land

Pupils pay attention and participates



Using the bible story books and the pictures there in she tells the story of Joshua and the children of Israel bringing down the walls of Jericho

-      How God had told Joshua they would defeat the people living in Jericho

-      How two spies were sent to go and check out the land

-      How the spies were hidden by a prostitute called Rahab who told them to spare her and her family when they come to destroy Jericho

-      How the spies had returned to Joshua to tell him everything they need to know about the walls and the people of Jericho

-      How Joshua had gone to God to ask for help

-      How God had told Joshua and the children of Israel to walk around the wall for 7 days and for seven times on the 7th day carrying the ark of covenant. On the 7th day they were to blow their trumpet and make a great shout

-      How after doing all God had said the walls of Jericho came crashing down and the children of Israel led by Joshua entered Jericho and conquered it completely

Pupils pay attention and participate


EVALUATION:    1. __________ is a solid structure (as of stone) built to enclose or shut off a space. (sea, wall)

  1. __________ went to ask God what to do about the walls of Jericho. (Abraham, Joshua)
  2. The walls of Jericho fell down flat when the children of Israel blew their trumpets and gave out a great shout. Yes/No


CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively

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