Patriotism. Pry 6 First Term CIVIC EDUCATION Week 8



Class :Basic 6

National consciousness and identity

Term : First Term
Week : Week  8
Previous Knowledge : The pupils have the previous knowledge of National consciousness and identity
Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to
  • define Patriotism
  • mention ways of showing Patriotism

Instructional materials :

  • Sample or picture of people showing Patriotism

Reference Materials :

  • Textbooks on Civic Education book 6
  • Workbook on Civic Education
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work on civic Education
  • Online links , materials and webpages that are related to this topic
Content Development 
Who is a Patriot ?
A Patriot is a person that loves his or her country so much . A patriot puts the interest of his or her country first in whatever he or she does .
Examples of Patriotic  Nigerians
  1. Herbert Macauley
  2. Dr Nnamdi Azikwe
  3. Chief Obafemi Awolowo
  4. Tafawa Balewa
  5. Beko Ran some Kuti
  6. Fela Kuti
  7. Dele Giwa
  8. Adekunle Fajuyi
  9. Chinua Achebe
  10. Goodluck Jonathan   etc


Characteristics of a good patriotic Nigerian 

  1. They have great love for our mother land Nigeria .
  2. They fought for Nigeria political independent
  3. They spoke against oppressive government
  4. Some of them died fighting for the great cause that they strongly believed in Nigeria
  5. They won great respect for Nigeria both home and abroad by their deeds and actions







The topic is presented step by step
Step 1 : The class teacher introduces the new topic
Step 2 : The class teacher introduces the new topic
Step 3 : The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and he or she corrects them when the needs arise
The class teacher gives out a short note and he goes round to mark .
He or she does the necessary corrections
1. What is Nationalism
2. Mention Five patriot Nigerians
3. Mention Three characteristics of a good patriot
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