Child’s Basic Right

Subject : 

Civic Education

Term :

Third Term / 3rd Term


Week 4

Class :

Nursery 1


Previous lesson : 


Conflict Resolution For Kids


Topic :

Child’s Basic Right


Behavioural objectives :

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

  • say what they are expected to do
  • say what their parents are expected to do for them


Instructional Materials :

  • Mat
  • Story books
  • Balls
  • Merry Go Round
  • Rocking Horse



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 :

Child’s Basic Right

Rights are those things that we enjoy for being a member of a community .

Child’s Basic Right are those privileges and rights that a child enjoys for being a member of a particular family , community , state or country .

Children as defined by Child’s Right Act (2003) is any person under the age of 18.

Basic Rights of Every Child 

  • Right to a name
  • Right to a nationality
  • Right to education
  • Right to air their views or opinion
  • Right to a warm friendly family life
  •  Every child has the right to basic needs.
  • Every child has the right to good nutritional food or diet
  • Right to: survival,
  • Right to private life,
  • Right to self dignity,
  • Right to recreational activities ,
  • Right to say No to immoral sexual approach
  • Right To retrogressive cultural activities,
  • Right to good health services or care



Factors Militating Against Child’s Rights In Nigeria

  • Poverty
  • Some cultural practices
  • Ignorance
  • Religion
  • Abuse




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 five Child’s Rights











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