CIVIC EDUCATION JSS 2 THIRD TERM

CIVIC
EDUCATION
 
JSS
2 THIRD TERM
 
WEEK
TOPIC/CONTENT
ACTIVITIES
1
DEMOCRACY

Meaning and features of democracy

Democratic institutions and their functions – INEC,
Political Parties

Pressure group
Teacher: Lead students to define and
identify features of democracy. Discuss some institutions of democracy. 
Students: Enumerate some features of
democratic institutions.
Instructional Material: textbooks, Nigerian
constitution and pictures of democratic institutions  
2
DEMOCRACY

Arms of Government

Importance of democracy.
Teacher: Guide the discussion on the three
arms of government.
Students: Students participate in the
discussion and take notes.
Instructional materials: Nigeria
constitution and textbooks
3
PILLARS OF
DEMOCRACY

Meaning and Explanation
of pillars of democracy

Pillars of democracy – people, democratic institutions
Teacher: Guide students to define and
explain the pillars of democracy
Students: Ask questions
Instructional material: Nigeria constitution
and textbooks
4
PILLARS OF
DEMOCRACY

Pillars of democracy – Rule of law

Transparent electoral process

Majority rule and minority rights
Teacher: Differentiate for students majority
rule and minority rights
Students: Ask questions
Instructional material: Nigeria constitution
and textbooks
5
ELECTION
AND VOTER RESPONSIBILITY

Concepts of election, voter and voting

Differentiate between various types of elections.
Teacher: help students to define and discuss
the concepts of election, voter and voting.
Identify the procedures for election and voting.
Students: Take home assignment
6
ELECTION
AND VOTER RESPONSIBILITY

Enumerate the basic qualifications of election

Describe the procedures for voting and the importance
of election.
Teacher: Discuss with students the basic
qualifications. Procedures and importance of election.
Students: Dramatize, debate and take notes.
Instructional Resources: Nigeria
constitution and textbooks
7
ELECTORAL
MALPRACTICES

Meaning and forms of electoral malpractices.

Forms of electoral malpractices – fake ballot papers,
manipulation of votes and multiple voting.
Teacher: Define electoral malpractices and
some forms of electoral malpractices. Discuss fake ballot paper, manipulation
of votes and multiple voting – causes and effects.
Instructional Resources: Textbooks, INEC
publication and newspaper
8
ELECTORAL
MALPRACTICES

Forms of electoral malpractices

Artificial scarcity of electoral materials.

Underage voting, thuggery and intimidation
Teacher: Define electoral malpractices and
some forms of electoral malpractices. Discuss fake ballot paper, manipulation
of votes and multiple voting – causes and effects.
Instructional Resources: Textbooks, INEC
publication and newspaper
9
ELECTORAL
MALPRACTICES
Forms of Electoral Malpractices

Financial inducement and other corrupt practices.

Fake manifest 
Teacher: Define electoral malpractices and
some forms of electoral malpractices. Discuss fake ballot paper, manipulation
of votes and multiple voting – causes and effects.
Instructional Resources: Textbooks, INEC
publication and newspaper
10
ELECTORAL
MALPRACTICES
Causes of Electoral Malpractices

Greed, poverty, ethnicism, ignorance

Favouritism, lack of political awareness, inadequate
arrangement by the INEC office
Teacher: Discuss the causes of electoral
malpractices and enumerate some causes of electoral malpractices.
Students: Ask questions and take notes. 
Instructional Material: Nigeria constitution
and textbooks
11
ELECTORAL
MALPRACTICES
Causes of Electoral Malpractices

Looting of National wealth, neglect of people’s
welfare, attraction of violence

Danger in the society leading to breaking of law and
order and the rule of law etc. 
Preventing Electoral Malpractices

Training and educating both the officials and
electorates.

Non-interference from the political elite and government
etc.
Teacher: Involve students in the discussion
on consequences of Electoral malpractices. Discuss with students on how to
present electoral malpractices.
Students: Debate on the consequences of
electoral practices. List some (five) ways preventing electoral malpractices.
Instructional Materials: Textbooks, pictures
of affected areas due to the consequences of Electoral Malpractices. 
12
REVISION
13
EXAMINATION

 

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