Simple Greetings

Subject : Civic Education

Topic : Simple Greetings

Class : Nursery 1

Term : First Term

Week : Week 4

Instructional Materials :

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Musical instruments
  • Story books


Reference Materials

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

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

Self Expression


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

  • say the right greeting words at the right time


Content :

Greetings are the ways the we show respects and courtesy . When we greet our elders or whosoever that is older that we are , it shows that we are

  • respectful
  • well trained
  • well brought up and that
  • we also come from a decent home


NO wonder that they say That Charity Begins At Home 


Time of The Day / Season   Appropriate Greetings 
In the morning Good morning Ma or Sir
In the afternoon Good afternoon Ma or Sir
In the evening Good Evening Ma or Sir
In the Night Good Night Ma or Sir


Note that pupils can also be encouraged to greet in their mother tongues

Ekaro Ma / Ekaro Sir


Ekaa san Ma / Ekaa san Sir


E kaale MA / E Kaale Sir


o dabo maa

Kaaro ojire bii


ụtụtụ ọma


barka da safiya


ehihie ọma




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. When we want to greet in the morning we say ________________
  2. When we want to greet in the afternoon we say ________________
  3. When we want to greet in the night we say ________________


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.