Nigerian Culture Material and Non Material Culture
Types of culture
Primary 1 / Basic 1
Instructional Materials :
RESOURCES AND MATERIALS
OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS
Previous Knowledge :
The pupils have previous knowledge of the meaning of culture and the various ways that we can show our culture which is through greetings, dressing or language
Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
Mention types of culture
Mention some examples of material culture
Mention some examples of non material culture
TYPES OF CULTURE
There are two types of culture.
They are material culture and non material culture.
Material culture are aspects of culture we can make, see, touch and feel. Examples are
Types of building in the olden days
Mode of dressing
Types of Clothes worm in the olden days
Shrine buildings, painting and decorations
Non Material Culture
Non material culture are aspects of culture we cannot see but can hear and feel. They are not things we can collect and keep somewhere. We only know them from what people do.
Examples of non material culture in Nigeria can be observed in the following ways
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
Non Material culture refers to those aspect of our culture that we cannot…….. Or……
Material culture refers to those aspect of our culture that we can………. Or……….
Tribal face mark is an example of……….. Culture
Greetings is an example of………. Culture
The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught. The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written. He or she does the necessary corrections when the need arises.
Prepare for the next lesson by reading about good cultural activities and bad cultural bahaviours