Our Unique National Values As A Great Nation


Our Values

Subject : 

Civic Education

Term :

First Term / 1st Term


Week 1

Class :

Basic 5 / year 5 / primary 5


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of past lessons in their previous classes

Topic :

Our Unique National Values As A Great Nation

Behavioural objectives :

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

  • mention things that distinguish us a nation
  • mention some of our national symbols
  • say some our our national values
  • say the importance of these unique values of good great Nigerians


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 :

Our Unique National Values As A Great Nation

Values are those things that we place importance on as a nation . They are what we cherish and place prioritize in our day to day dealings with ourselves as individuals and when we deal with other countries as a nation .


Our Values  

Our values as a nation that give us that tenacity include (but not limited ) the following

  1.  respect for elders,
  2. dedication
  3. determination
  4. discipline
  5. honesty and accountability,
  6. co-operation, industry,
  7. honesty
  8. patriotism
  9. self-confidence
  10. moral courage.
  11. ruggedness
  12. tenacity
  13. handwork
  14. faithfulness
  15. service to God and humanity
  16. Cultural diversity
  17. dignity of labour
  18. self reliance
  19. courage
  20. tolerance etc





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.



  • Explain values
  • Mention five unique Nigerian  National Values
  • Write out your own four positive values that you cherish as a pupils
  • What is the meaning of national values




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about  Why many people do not own houses in NIGERIA



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