Civic Values

Subject : 

Civic Education

Term :

Second Term / 2nd Term


Week 3

Class :

Basic 4 / Grade 4 / Primary 4


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of Responsibilities of every member in the family that has been taught in their previous classes

Topic :

Topic: Civic Values

Behavioural objectives :

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

  • Define civic values
  • List good civic values
  • Explain the meaning of good civic values
  • Mention some bad civic values that must be frown at


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

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 :

Topic: Civic Values

What are civic values  ? 

Civic Values are good behaviours that are expected of us both at home nd in school . These are the virtues and character traits that must be displayed by every Nigerian at national level for this country to attain political , social and economic growth and development .

What are the examples of good civic values ?

These are the examples of good civic values

  • obedience
  • faithfulness
  • Loyal
  • honesty
  • Forgiveness
  • Patriotism
  • Respect
  • Dedication
  • Diligent
  • Devoted
  • Determination
  • Discipline
  • human rights,
  • rule of law

What are the examples of bad civic values that must be discouraged ?

  • Smuggling
  • Kidnapping
  • Terrorism
  • Yahoo Yahoo
  • Corruption
  • Examination Malpractice
  • Thuggery
  • Cultism
  • indecent dressing
  • prostitution,
  • politician stealing ,
  • drug addiction,
  • targeted assassinations,
  • armed robbery



Importance Of Good  Civic Values 

  • There will be peace in the nation
  • There will be economic and social growth in our country
  • The society will keep  running smoothly ,
  • Good values will help to keep people happy
  • There will be social justice and equity
  • Fundamental human rights of every citizen is guaranteed
  •  The security of future generations is guaranteed and protected .


Evils OF Bad Civic Values 

  • Insecurity in the nation
  • Economic sabotage
  • No meaning economic growth
  • No social development
  • Unemployment




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.



  • What are civic values
  • What are good civic vales
  • What are bad civic values
  • Mention four good civic values
  • Mention four bad civic values
  • Mention Four importance of good civic values
  • Mention four evils of bad civic values




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about National Consciousness



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