Class :

JSS 2 / Basic 8

Subject :


Topic :



Term : First Term


Week : Week 3


Reference Materials

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of


which was the topic that was taught during the last lesson



Behavioural Objectives :  By the end of the lesson, the learners should be able to

  • explain the meaning of crime
  • give examples of domestic crime
  • express how to observe crime from a safe distance
  • say what is needed to be done after witnessing or observing a crime


Content :



1] It discourages criminal tendencies; Reporting crime helps in apprehending the criminals and punishing them,such punishment discourages the offenders and other criminals from continuing the crime.

2]it helps in knowing crime pattern of an area; If four or five people in the same area report cases of burglary within a month,it helps the police in paying more attention to such area

3]It supports the effort at making the society crime-free; Reporting crime helps in stamping out crime and bringing peace to our community

4]It encourages the security agents to functions excellently ; police cannot be in all places at all time,giving valuable information about crimes helps them to function excellently

5] it provides strong evidence against culprits in court, your notes or information given to police act as evidence against the criminal in court,

6]It helps in providing essential data on crime

7] It supports efforts at wiping out crime

8] It helps in rescuing a victim


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 : 


  1. identify and explain three ways of observing crimes in the society
  2. State two important of reporting crimes in our society
  3. State and explain two important of observing and reporting crimes in our society
  4. List five examples of crime in the school


Conclusion :


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.


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