Dimensions of Civic Education

Subject : 

Civic Education

Term :

First Term


Week 6

Class :

Primary 4 / Basic 4 / Grade 4 /Year 4


Previous lesson : Pupils have previous knowledge of


Culture and belief of a community


that was taught in their previous lesson


Topic :

Culture and belief of a community


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

  • Dimensions of civic education
  • State three dimensions of civic education
  • Explain dimensions civic education


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • 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




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Dimensions of civic educations are the various aspects of civic education that we stud to understand our society and country. The following are dimensions of civic education:

  1. The political dimension
  2. The legal dimension
  3. The social dimension
  4. Economic dimension
  5. Cultural dimension









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.




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  • Mention four political dimension to civic education