Meaning and Causes of Cultism
FIRST TERM E-LEARNING NOTE
SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES
CLASS: JSS 2
Meaning and Causes of Cultism
TERM: FIRST TERM
WEEK: WEEK 7
PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: Pupils have previous knowledge of
ROLES OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN COMBATING FINANCIAL CRIMES AND CORRUPTION
At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
- Explain the definition of cultism
- Mention the causes of cultism
- Write out the means of elimination and eradicating cultism in our society
- Wall charts
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
METHODS OF TEACHING:
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
Meaning of cultism
Causes of cultism
Effects / consequences of cultism
Solution to cultism
Meaning of Cultism
Cultism can be defined as any form of organization whose activities are not known to the general members of the public and and are carried out at odd hours of the day.
Cultism is a kind of evil behavior that goes on in our educational institutions. Cultist which are the members of cultism uses charms and arms to assert their influence on university campuses and some secondary schools.
Individuals who belong to this group see themselves as being above the law and believe they can get anything they want such as good grades, money, position, girls, favor etc. There activities lead to the oppression of of the other students in school.
Causes of Cultism
Cultism is caused by the following reasons:
- For desire for respect and recognition that are given to known members of campus cults.
- Faulty upbringing by parents and guardian
- poor social life and poor academic standards
- The need for security because of the individual’s inability to act,think and survive independently
- Drug abuse and drug addiction
- The ability of youths to illegally acquire arms
- A desperate urge to boost one’s ego.
- Social injustice resulting from bad leadership
- The urge for protection against sanctions from lecturers, university authorities and Government.
Consequences of Cultism
Cultism results into the following
- Killing and maiming of non members,
- criminal activities such as rape, destruction of properties etc.
- Breakdown of social values, moral decadence and uncertainty in the academic environment
- Examination Malpractices
- The use and abuse of hard drugs
- Influence of peer groups
Solutions to cultism
- Parents should monitor their children even while there are in school
- There should be bold and clear bill boards warning against cultism
- Government should provide adequate fund for schools with a view to providing infrastructural facilities, provision of sport activities, recreational centers etc to engage students
- University authorities should be empowered to take swift disciplinary actions against cult members.
Professor Wole Soyinka founded The Pirate in 1952
Wole Soyinka founded Pyrates Confraternity when he was a student in Ibadan, Nigeria, in 1952. The mandate of the confraternity was to fight for human rights and social justice in Nigeria. The confraternity would engage in peaceful protests against the Nigerian government and hold an annual colloquium.
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
- The form of organization whose activities are kept from the public with a negative motive is (a) cultism (b) social group (c) students union (d) leader’s group
- One of the solutions to cultism is (a) joining of bad association (b) pride (c) good monitoring of students by parents (d)encouraging students failure
- Reasons why individual join cultism is all except (a) drug abuse and addiction (b) desire for success (c) desire for power (d) the quest to acquire arms illegally
- The members of cultism are called (a) cultist (b) solicitor (c) lecturers (d) supervisor
- Cultism was founded in the year (a) 1960 (b) 1990 (c) 1950 (d) 1952
The class teacher wraps up or concludes the lesson by giving out a 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 makes the necessary corrections when and where the needs arise.
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