The letters of Paul popularly called The Epistles ( part 2)

Subject : Christian Religious Studies

Term : First Term

Week: Week 9


Class : Basic 6 / Primary 6



Previous lesson :

The pupils have previous knowledge of the previous topic as it relates to the implication of Lydia’s conversion


Topic : The Letters Of Paul Known As The Epistles. (Part 2)


Behavioural objectives :

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

  • Say the meaning of the Epistles
  • Mention some of the Epistles that are written by Paul
  • Write out the reasons for writing the Epistles
  • Write out the number of Paul’s epistles


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards.
  • The Holy Bible

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
  • The Holy Bible


Content :


1. What is the meaning of epistles?  Epistles means letters.


2. Who was Paul? Paul was formerly Saul who was the persecutor of the saints


3. Why did Paul write the epistle? Paul wrote the Epistles to encourage, inspire, motivate, advise and correct the church and believers in Christ in other cities


4.. Write out the first five epistles of Paul. The first five epistles of Paul are



5. There are two major categories of the Epistles of Paul which are (1) letters to the church and (2) letters to the specific people who are Christians

True or false


6. The book of Romans was written by Paul to address some specific problems in the church in Rome. (true/false)


7. Paul mentions the “coming of the Lord” in every chapter of 1 Thessalonians  (true /false)



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.



  1. Write out the major communities visited by Paul and his companions.
  2. Say the need for Paul to write letters (epistles) to each of these communities.
  3. List three letters of _Paul
  4. ________________ and ______________are written after The Book of Timothy
  5. The firs three Epistles of Paul are. _______________________;    ___________and _________________



Prepare for the next lesson by reading about The epistles of Paul