Respect for Government Property .


Respect for Government Property .


Subject   :  Civi Education


Class  : Basic 3 / Primary 3  / Class 3


Term : Second   Term


Week  : Week 10


Topic  :

Respect for Government Property .


Previous Knowledge : The pupils have previous knowledge of

Respect for constituted authority

that was taught  in their previous classes

Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to

  • Explain the meaning of government property
  • Say the owners of government property
  • List the reasons to respect government property

Instructional Materials 

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Online Resource
  • Textbooks

Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story telling

Content :  

Respect for Government Property

What are government properties ?

Government properties are properties that are social amenities that are provided by government for its citizens to make life better and easier for them.


What are the examples of government properties ?

These are the examples of government properties

  • Government office
  • State houses
  • Public schools
  • General hospitals
  • Primary health centres
  • Police stations
  • Tax offices
  • Stadium
  • Sports centres
  • Roads
  • Bridges
  • Public buses (BRT buses) etc
  • State owned radio stations
  • State owned TV stations
  • Post office
  • Markets
  • Public shopping malls
  • Car parks
  • Bus stops
  • Public garage

Who are the owners of government properties

The people who are the masses are the owners of these government properties because government ues the masses money (taxes, fines or levies) to provide these social amenities and infrastructure that we call government properties.


Why we must show respect and care for government properties or social amenities

How to respect the Government properties

  1. Do not liter the road with refuges , instead drop your refuse in a public bin
  2. Do not write with chalk or charcoal or make any scratch on the wall or government vehicles, Bill board, tank, poster e.t.c
  3. Do not forget to turn off the public tap after use
  4. If you see a running tap, turn it off to avoid wastage.
  5. Do not break or destroy any government properties
  6. Do not steal any government property and convert them into your own personal use
  7. When you someone destroying or stealing the government properties, call the police.
  8. Help the government in educating people on how to maintain the public properties
  9. Come out to perform your obligation during environmental sanitation
  10. Abide with the rules guiding the public property.
  11. Do not burn government properties. Just like the recent #Endsars protest where some hoodlums and thugs set fire  on some newly bought brand new BRT buses, such act is bad and should be highly condemned.
  12. When government properties are destroyed, it is the masses that will suffer the consequences of the damage because it is the masses that are the government.


The topic is presented step by step

Step 1 : The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2 : The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3 : The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation


Class Teacher And Pupils Activities. Interaction or  Participation 

This involves class teacher  and pupils interaction , conversation , imitation or modeling through discussion , play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught

  • The class teacher will show the pupils some government property
  • Pupils are made to mention some government public property
  • The class teacher makes the pupils to know that there are better ways of showing our grievance than destroying or burning government properties

Evaluation  : Mention five ways of showing respect to  government properties .

  1. ____________

  2. ____________

  3. ____________

  4. ____________

  5. ____________

List five examples of government properties











The class teacher does the necessary corrections and he or she goes round to mark .


The class teacher does the necessary corrections and he or she goes round to mark .



The class teacher should stimulate the pupils’ interest  on


and make them to read or learn about it as they prepare for the next lesson .


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