Meaning of Ethnicity Pry 6 First Term CIVIC EDUCATION Week 9



Class :Basic 6

 Meaning of Ethnicity

Term : First Term
Week : Week  9
Previous Knowledge : The pupils have the previous knowledge of  Patriotism
Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to



  • define ethnicity
  • explain ways of showing ethnicity
  • list the challenges of group loyalty and proffer solution to the problems of ethnicity

Instructional materials :

  • Sample or picture of people showing various types of ethnic loyalty

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 

What is the meaning of ethnicity ?

Ethnicity simply refers to individuals loyalty to specific tribe or ethnic group .


Problems of Ethnicity 

  1. It promotes unnecessary tribal friction .
  2. It may lead to political instability.
  3. It may lead to avoidable election .
  4. Every ethnic group may want to rule

Solution To The Problem of Ethnicity

  1. Patriotism must be encourage
  2. Nationalism must be encourage
  3. Every Nigeria must be  detribalized





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 ethnic loyalty
2. Mention three problems of ethnic loyalty
3. Mention three solutions of ethnic loyalty