Honesty is the best Policy
FIRST TERM E-LEARNING NOTE
SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION
CLASS: JSS 1
TOPIC : HONESTY
TERM : FIRST TERM
WEEK : WEEK 3
PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE : Pupils have previous knowledge of National Values
BEHAVIUORAL OBJECTIVES :
At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to
- mention the need to be honest
- describe people that are honest in national history
- write out the rewards of honesty
- say why we must be honest in our dealings with people , neighbours , teachers or friends
INSTRUCTIONAL MAATERIALS :
- Wall charts
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
METHODS OF TEACHING :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
REFERENCE MATERIALS :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
- TYPES OF NATIONAL VALUES
Honesty is the human quality of communicating and acting truthfully and being straight forward in words and actions. It is an act of being truthful or trustworthy . When we are honest , people will be able to trust us with more responsibilities .
ATTRIBUTES OF HONESTY
- Loyalty – A honest person is always loyal to his beliefs.
- Courage – It helps an individual to reveal the truth when nobody is willing to do so because of fear of punishment.
- Reliability – An honest person is reliable. He can be depended upon at all times and people can firmly rely on his words as a witness in court of law.
- Respect – Honest people always respect others because they want to be equally respected.
- Godliness– Honesty goes with godliness. Honest people fear nobody but God. It makes people to report themselves to higher authority when they have done wrong.
BENEFITS OF HONESTY
An honest person stands to have the following benefits:
1. Honour – Honest people tend to be honoured by leaders that value honesty. They could begiven national honours or financial rewards.
2. Favour – Honest people can easily receive people’s favour. Whenever they are in need, they can be helped by people around them.
3. Promotion– Acts of honesty can raise a man from grass to grace. Many have been promotedin our society because of their honest acts at one time or the other. For example, Late Dora Akunyili.
4. Leadership position – Whenever there is need to appoint people of integrity in certain position,
Fundamentals of Civic Education for Basic 7 (JSS 1) Sola Akinyemipgs 19-22
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
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. What is honesty?
2. List three benefits of honesty.
3. Explain the word “attribute”
4. Briefly explain “respect” as an attribute of honesty.
5. Mention three attributes of honesty
- WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT
1. A benefit of honesty that makes a man to rise from grass to grace is ______
A. honour B. promotion C. hard work D. favour
2. The act of communicating and acting truthfully is _______.
A. diligence B. peace C. honesty D. honour
3. ______ is a lifestyle that makes people to be relied upon at all times .
A. Godliness B. Reliability C. Promptness D. Diligence
4. ___is an attribute of honesty that enables individual to reveal the truth without fear or favour.
A. Honesty B. Self-control C. Courage D. Respect
5. ___ makes people to report themselves to higher authority when they have done wrong.
A. Trust B. Watchdog C. Godliness D. Loyalty
1. Mention the benefits of honesty.
2. Write short notes on the following:
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