Social Institutions In Our Locality

Civic Education

Nursery 1

Second Term

Week 2




Nursery 1

Second Term Nursery 1


School Suggested Notes and Scheme of work For Nursery 1


Age 1 to    3  years  


Second Term 



Subject : 

Social Norms / Social Norms

Term :

Second Term / 2nd Term


Week 2

Class :

Nursery 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of Civic Education


Topic :

Social Institutions


Behavioural objectives :

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

  • disuse the meaning of simple institutions
  • say examples of simple institutions are us
  • say what these institutions are used for


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Television
  • Toys
  • 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 :

Social Institutions are public places that render specific social services like justice , religion or hospitality .

Examples of social institutions in our areas are

Family : This is the smallest social unit in the society . A family is made up of father , mother or mothers and their children . some families have relatives like uncles , aunts , niece or cousins living with them . Family is the smallest social unit . Charity begins at home

Schools : Schools are social institutions where ideas , knowledge , academics and moral values are given to pupils . Pupils are train to be responsible members of the larger society . Schools are places that we read , learn and write .

Hospitals and Clinics : These are centres that are dedicated to health care . We go to clinics or hospital when we are sick . In our various clinics and hospitals , we have dedicated and self motivated

Churches and Mosques : These are places of religion . It is the place of worship the Almighty being. Christians worship in churches and moslems worship in mosques


Palace : A palace is a place where the king lives . The king is the royal father of everybody in his kingdom .

Stadium : A stadium is a place that we perform all sporting activities . We play football and do all types of sporting activities in the stadium . A stadium is a public social place .

Law Court : A court is a place where all legal cases are judged  or decided .






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.



Mention any three social institutions

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