Communicating Social Injustice To Leaders In The Society

Subject :

Civic Education


Topic :

Communicating Social Injustice To Leaders

Class :

Primary 5 / Basic 5

Term :

Third Term

Week :

Week 5

Instructional Materials :

Pictures of Constituted authorities like police

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught The meaning of social injustice in their previous lesson

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to say various ways of communicating social injustice to our leaders and constituted authority


Reference Materials 

  • Online Resource Materials
  • Various Textbooks on Civic Education Book 5
  • Lagos State Upper Primary Scheme of Work For Primary 5


Content :

Who are our Leaders

Our leaders are those people that have the right to guide us in our day to day activities in our society.

Leaders, may be those ones that are constituted by the authorities eg teachers in school, parents at home


Leaders may also be those that have the right on us because of our religious affiliation or belief eg our imam, alfa, pastor, sheik


Our leaders may also be our royal fathers and traditional leaders in our midst. Examples of our traditional leaders are Obi, Emir, Oba, etc



Social Injustice may be any of the following

  1. Physical abuse
  2. Emotion abuse
  3. Sexual abuse
  4. Forced Labour
  5. Body injury
  6. Part of the body abuse
  7. Tribal discrimination
  8. Religious discrimination
  9. Gender discrimination
  10. Age discrimination


How To Report Social Injustice To Our Leaders 

  1. Report to the authorities
  2. Write petition
  3. Shout out or speak out
  4. Talk to trusted adult
  5. Peaceful Demonstration
  6. Strike



The topic is presented step by step


Step 1: The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2. He introduces the new topic


Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise


Evaluation :

  1. Explain what you understand by the word social injustice.


  1. Mention two examples of our leaders.


  1. Write out three social injustice that must be communicated to our leaders.

Conclusion :


He gives out a brief note and he goes round to mark


Assignment :

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