Subject : 

Civic Education 

Topic :



Term :

Second Term 


Week  5

Class :

Basic 6 / Primary Six  


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of




Behavioural objectives :

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

  • say the meaning of foreigners
  • mention the merits of foreigners living among us
  • say the demerits of foreigners that are living in our midst


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 :

Who is a foreigner ?

A foreigner is a person that is not an indigene of a particular location that he or she lives . A foreigner is a person that is not a citizen of a particular place by birth , marriage or by registration


What are the benefits of Foreigners living among us 

  • Some of these foreigners are missionary that have come to preach the words of God and they have decided to stay with us and feed us with the word of God
  • Some of these foreigners are experts in some business like bridges or roads constructions . Some of them are even ICT computer experts . They help us to build our roads and bridges
  • Some of the foreigners living among us are security experts and they help in giving us security advice
  • Some foreigners are granted international immunity or asylum because they are refugee of war torn countries
  • Some of the foreigners are students that are un excursion or on special study tour



Demerits of Foreigners living in our midst 

  • They may introduce negative social evil habits to our youths like late night clubbing , smoking , drinking or dancing half naked or naked in club houses
  • Norms and cultural values of host counties are not always respected by some foreigners
  • The foreigners may introduce strange belief or strange culture orientation to youths of host countries
  • Some foreigners that are blessed to own industries or factories tend to dominate and oppress local people that they employ as members of staff by making them to be casual workers or labourers .
  • Some foreigners may become social nuisance if they find it very difficult to secure accommodation or get a befitting job


Examples of Industries In Nigeria  that foreigners are major  Stakeholders or Owners 

  • Big shopping malls  like Shoprite
  • Telecommunication companies like  MTN,
  • Satellite Television Communication Broadcast like DSTV
  • Oil and Gas companies  Mobil Oil & Gas, Halliburton Energy Oil & Gas,  Chevron Oil & Gas, Total Oil & Gas.
  • Production of soft drinks like  of 7up bottling company
  •  Beverage Producing companies like Nestlé Nigeria FMCG




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 is a foreigner
  • Mention three merits of having foreigners living in our midst
  • Write out  three demerits of having foreigners living among us
  • Mention two companies in Nigeria that are own by foreigners




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES



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