Marriage : Forms and Types of marriage

Subject : Social Studies

 

Topic :

Marriage : Forms and Types of marriage

 

Class :

Primary  3/ Basic 3

 

Term :

1st Term / First Term

 

Week :

Week 5

 

Instructional Materials :

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Textbooks On Social Studies
  • Online Materials
  • Picture Charts

 

 

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught

Marriage : Problems and Possible solutions 

in their previous lesson

 

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

  • explain forms of marriage 
  • mention types of marriage
  • list out places where these marriages are carried out
  • say the form of marriage that he or she likes as a pupil 

 

Content

Forms  of marriage : This simply refers to the way and manners that couples want to relate with each other in the marriage relationship. Will the marriage relationship be the one with one husband and one wife or one husband with several wives or one wife with many husbands or concubines 

There are different forms of marriage in Nigerian communities. They

are:

  1. Monogamy : Form of marriage that allows one husband and one wife ;
  2. Polygamy : Form of marriage that allows one husband with more than one wives 
  3. Polyandry : Form of marriage that allows one wife with many husband . This form of marriage practice is frowned at in Nigeria and it is not popular or commonly practised 

Monogamy

Monogamy is when a man marries only one wife. This type of marriage is common among Christians in Nigeria. It is believed to be wrong for a Christian to marry more than one wife.

Monogamy is the most common type of marriage.

 

Polygamy

This is when a man marries two or more wives. It is common among the  Muslims and those who practise traditional religion. This type of marriage is common among the rich people in Nigeria, as they use it to display their wealth. In the traditional setting, people believe that the more wives they have, the more their children would be, as well as their farms and wealth.

 

Polyandry

Polyandry is when a woman marries more than one husband at a time. This type of marriage is practised in some parts of China, Tibet and Nepel, and India.

Types of Marriage : This simply refers to how people are joined together in matrimony . And this is always a factor of religion and culture . These are types of marriage practices in Nigeria 

  • Christian or Church marriage 
  • Moslem or Islam marriage 
  • Traditional marriage 
  • Court marriage or marriage by Ordinance 

Presentation

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

 

Evaluation :

  • explain three forms of marriage 
  • mention four types of marriage
  • list out places where these marriages are carried out
  • say the form of marriage that he or she likes as a pupil 
  • Which type of marriage is most popular?
  • Polygamy is common what group of people?
  • What is polyandry?

 

Conclusion :

The class teacher gives out ó brief note that is based on the topic that has just been taught.

 

Assignment :

 

Marriage practices in Nigeria

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