Reporting Suspicious Movement Security Education Primary 4 First Term Lesson Notes Week 8

Class: Primary 4

Subject: Security Education

Topic: Reporting Suspicious Movement

Duration: 1 lesson (approximately 40 minutes)

Term: First Term

Week: 8

Previous Knowledge: Students should have an understanding of personal safety and the importance of reporting concerns.

Set Induction: (5 minutes)

  • Begin by asking students if they have ever felt worried or scared because of something they saw or someone’s behavior.
  • Share a short, age-appropriate story of someone reporting a suspicious movement to the right authorities and how it helped ensure safety.

Behavioural Objectives: (5 minutes)

  • Explain to students that by the end of the lesson, they should be able to understand what suspicious movement is and know the importance of reporting it.

Embedded Core Skills: (5 minutes)

  • Listening, speaking, critical thinking.

Learning Materials:

  • Whiteboard and markers.
  • Pictures or drawings representing suspicious movements.
  • Scenarios or role-play activities.

Teaching Methods:

  • Interactive discussion.
  • Visual aids.
  • Role-play activities.

Content: (15 minutes)

  1. Define suspicious movement: Explain to the students that suspicious movement refers to actions or behaviors that seem strange or potentially dangerous.
  2. Importance of reporting: Emphasize why it’s important to report suspicious movement. Discuss how reporting can help prevent accidents, crime, or harm.
  3. What is Suspicious Movement? 🚶‍♂️🕵️
    • Suspicious movement is when someone or something acts in a strange or unusual way. 🤨
    • For example, if you see a person sneaking around your school at night, that’s suspicious movement. 🏫🌙

    2. Why is it Important to Report? 🚨📞🆘

    • Reporting is like telling grown-ups about the strange things you see. It helps keep everyone safe. 🛡️👪
    • Imagine if you see a bag left behind in your classroom. Reporting it can prevent problems like accidents or even something dangerous. 🎒🔍

    3. Who to Report Suspicious Movement to 📞👩‍✈️👮

    • Tell your teacher or any adult you trust, like your parents or a security guard. 🙋‍🏫👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👮
    • In case of an emergency, you can also call the emergency number, which is 112 in Lagos. ☎️🚓

    Remember, reporting helps keep you, your friends, and your school safe! 💪🏫🔒

Presentation: (10 minutes)

  • Use visual aids to show pictures or drawings of situations involving suspicious movement.
  • Engage students in discussions by asking questions like, “What do you see in this picture that makes you feel it’s suspicious?” or “What would you do if you noticed someone acting strangely in a public place?”

Step 1: (5 minutes)

  • Encourage students to share their thoughts and opinions about the scenarios or pictures presented.

Step 2: (5 minutes)

  • Conduct a role-play activity where students can practice reporting suspicious movement. Provide different scenarios and have them act out how they would react and whom they would report to.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Guide the discussions.
  • Facilitate the role-play activity.
  • Ensure that students understand the importance of reporting.

Learners Activities:

  • Participate in discussions.
  • Engage in role-play activities.

Evaluation: (5 minutes)

  1. Ask students to share what they’ve learned about reporting suspicious movement.
  2. Conduct a brief discussion about real-life situations when reporting suspicious activities is crucial.
  3. Suspicious movement is when someone or something acts in a __________ way. a) normal b) strange c) fast d) happy
  4. Reporting suspicious movement helps keep everyone __________. a) sad b) safe c) busy d) cold
  5. Imagine if you see a __________ left behind in your classroom. a) teacher b) book c) bag d) friend
  6. Who should you report suspicious movement to? a) Your friends b) Adults you trust c) Strangers d) Your toys
  7. The emergency number to call in Lagos is _______. a) 911 b) 123 c) 112 d) 999
  8. Reporting helps keep you, your __________, and your school safe. a) enemies b) friends c) toys d) birds
  9. Suspicious movement is when things are __________ or unusual. a) boring b) common c) different d) happy
  10. Reporting is like telling grown-ups about __________ things you see. a) normal b) strange c) fun d) colorful
  11. Who can you trust to tell about suspicious movement? a) Strangers b) Adults you trust c) Your pets d) Your toys
  12. What is the importance of reporting suspicious movement? a) To make friends b) To help keep everyone safe c) To get in trouble d) To have fun
  13. Imagine if you see someone sneaking around your ________ at night. a) school b) park c) home d) zoo
  14. Who should you report to in case of an emergency? a) Your teacher b) The emergency number c) Your toys d) Strangers
  15. When you report, it can prevent problems like __________. a) accidents b) laughter c) games d) candy
  16. What helps keep you, your friends, and your school __________? a) unsafe b) bored c) safe d) tired
  17. Suspicious movement can be like someone acting in a __________ way. a) strange b) happy c) normal d) boring


Conclusion: (5 minutes)

  • Summarize the key points of the lesson.
  • Remind students that reporting suspicious movements is a responsible and important action to ensure safety.

This lesson will help Primary 4 students understand what suspicious movement means and why it’s essential to report it. It encourages them to be more aware of their surroundings and emphasizes the role they can play in ensuring safety.