Road safety rules

Subject : 

Basic Science and Technology


Topic : 

Road safety rules


Term :

First Term




Week  7



Class :

Primary 1 / Basic 1



Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of

Safety measures on the road




Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • mention the reasons to be safe on the road
  • say the simple road safety rules
  • point out the benefits of maintaining good road safety rules


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures different types of local roads or highways
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards
  • Table, Chair, Chalkboard, Ruler, Bag, Basic Science Book

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks


Content :


Road Safety Rules that Must be obeyed on the road 

Always walk in a single file or line


Do not play rough on the road


Do not eat on the road


Always walk against the traffic by facing the on coming traffic


Do not run on the road


Always use the pedestrian bridge


Always look left, right and left again before you cross the road


Seek the help or assistance of an adult before crossing the high way


Use the pedestrian pathway when walking on the road


Obey all the traffic rules , law or regulations


Cross the road at zebra crossing


Little children should not cross the road on their own.


Children should use the zebra crossing, if they must cross the road.


If there is no zebra crossing then, they should carefully look on the left, look on the right and look on the left again and cross.


Children can also use the pedestrian bridge (that is bridge for leg users)


Children should ask an older person to take them across the road.




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




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 by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



Mention Five road safety rules

  1. _______________________________________________
  2. ______________________________________________
  3. ______________________________________________
  4. ______________________________________________
  5. ______________________________________________




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about

The Soil

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