Class: Primary 2
Term: Second Term
Topic: Heroines in Lagos State
Duration: 1 hour
Entry Behaviour: Students are expected to be familiar with the concept of heroes and heroines, as well as the contributions of notable individuals to society.
Key words: Heroines, Lagos State, Chief Efunroye Tinubu, Madam Efunjoke Coker, Madam Alimotu Pelewura, Madam Efunshola Alake, Madam Efunpe Eleshin, Madam Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Madam Adunni Bankole, Madam Abibat Mogaji.
- To understand the role of heroines in the history of Lagos State.
- To appreciate the contributions of Chief Efunroye Tinubu, Madam Efunjoke Coker, Madam Alimotu Pelewura, Madam Efunshola Alake, Madam Efunpe Eleshin, Madam Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Madam Adunni Bankole, and Madam Abibat Mogaji to the development of Lagos.
- To recognize the importance of bravery, leadership, and compassion in making positive changes in society.
Embedded Core Skills:
- Critical thinking
- Cultural awareness
- Pictures of heroines
- Stories or anecdotes about their contributions
- Whiteboard and markers
- Flashcards with key terms
- Worksheets for evaluation
Heroines in Lagos State
- Chief Efunroye Tinubu: She was a powerful and influential businesswoman in Lagos during the 19th century. Chief Tinubu was known for her trading skills and political acumen. She played a significant role in the economic and social development of Lagos.
- Madam Efunjoke Coker: She was a prominent Lagosian businesswoman and philanthropist in the early 20th century. Madam Coker was known for her generosity and support for education and healthcare initiatives in Lagos. She contributed significantly to the social and economic development of the city.
- Madam Alimotu Pelewura: She was a fearless activist and leader in Lagos during the colonial era. Madam Pelewura fought for the rights of market women and workers, advocating for better working conditions and fair treatment. She was instrumental in organizing protests and campaigns for social justice.
- Madam Efunshola Alake: She was a renowned midwife and traditional healer in Lagos during the early 20th century. Madam Alake was highly respected for her expertise in herbal medicine and her compassionate care for mothers and infants. She played a vital role in promoting maternal and child health in her community.
- Madam Efunpe Eleshin: She was a skilled craftswoman and entrepreneur in Lagos during the 19th century. Madam Eleshin was known for her exquisite beadwork and textile designs, which were highly sought after by royalty and nobility. She contributed to the preservation of traditional Nigerian craftsmanship and cultural heritage.
- Madam Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti: She was a fearless activist and women’s rights advocate in Lagos during the mid-20th century. Madam Ransome-Kuti campaigned tirelessly for women’s suffrage, education, and healthcare. She was instrumental in the fight against colonialism and injustice, inspiring generations of Nigerians to strive for equality and freedom.
- Madam Adunni Bankole: She was a pioneering educator and founder of one of the first schools for girls in Lagos. Madam Bankole believed strongly in the power of education to transform lives and empower women. Her school provided girls with access to quality education and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
- Madam Abibat Mogaji: She was a prominent Lagosian politician and community leader in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Madam Mogaji was actively involved in grassroots politics and social welfare initiatives, advocating for the rights and well-being of Lagos residents. She was known for her generosity and commitment to serving others.
- Chief Efunroye Tinubu was known for her trading skills and __________ acumen. a) political b) musical c) artistic d) athletic
- Madam Efunjoke Coker was a prominent __________ and philanthropist in early 20th-century Lagos. a) doctor b) chef c) businesswoman d) musician
- Madam Alimotu Pelewura fought for the rights of market women and __________. a) kings b) workers c) soldiers d) teachers
- Madam Efunshola Alake was respected for her expertise in __________ medicine. a) herbal b) modern c) traditional d) scientific
- Madam Efunpe Eleshin was known for her exquisite beadwork and __________ designs. a) musical b) textile c) architectural d) culinary
- Madam Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti campaigned for women’s __________, education, and healthcare. a) entertainment b) suffrage c) transportation d) agriculture
- Madam Adunni Bankole was a pioneering educator and founder of one of the first schools for __________ in Lagos. a) boys b) girls c) adults d) animals
- Madam Abibat Mogaji was actively involved in grassroots __________ and social welfare initiatives. a) sports b) politics c) cooking d) gardening
- Chief Efunroye Tinubu played a significant role in the economic and social __________ of Lagos. a) growth b) decline c) stagnation d) reversal
- Madam Efunjoke Coker was known for her generosity and support for __________ initiatives in Lagos. a) healthcare b) entertainment c) sports d) transportation
- Madam Alimotu Pelewura fought for better working conditions for __________ and fair treatment. a) farmers b) market women c) soldiers d) doctors
- Madam Efunshola Alake was highly respected for her expertise in __________ medicine. a) modern b) scientific c) herbal d) magical
- Madam Efunpe Eleshin’s designs were highly sought after by royalty and __________. a) nobility b) peasants c) soldiers d) workers
- Madam Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti inspired generations of Nigerians to strive for __________ and freedom. a) equality b) inequality c) discrimination d) segregation
- Madam Adunni Bankole believed strongly in the power of education to transform lives and empower __________. a) men b) women c) children d) animals
- Revision: Briefly review the previous lesson on heroines in Lagos State, emphasizing the names and roles of the heroines discussed. Heroes in Ancient Lagos History Primary 2 Second Term Lesson Notes Week 10
- Introduction to New Topic: Introduce the new topic of heroines in Lagos State. Explain that heroines are women who have shown great courage, leadership, and kindness in their communities.
- Teacher’s Activities:
- Present each heroine one by one, providing a brief description of their contributions.
- Show pictures or illustrations to help students visualize the heroines.
- Encourage students to ask questions and share their thoughts about each heroine.
- Learners Activities:
- Listen attentively to the teacher’s presentation.
- Look at the pictures and try to identify each heroine.
- Participate in class discussions by sharing their opinions and asking questions.
- Assessment: Use worksheets or oral questions to assess students’ understanding of the topic. Ask students to identify the heroines and describe one contribution made by each.
- Evaluation Questions:
- Who was Chief Efunroye Tinubu?
- What was Madam Efunjoke Coker known for?
- Why was Madam Alimotu Pelewura considered fearless?
- What was Madam Efunshola Alake respected for?
- Describe Madam Efunpe Eleshin’s craft.
- What did Madam Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti campaign for?
- Why was Madam Adunni Bankole considered a pioneering educator?
- What was Madam Abibat Mogaji known for in Lagos?
- Why are heroines important in history?
- How do heroines inspire us?
- Conclusion: Summarize the lesson by emphasizing the importance of recognizing and celebrating the contributions of heroines in Lagos State. Encourage students to continue learning about the history of their community and to be inspired by the actions of these remarkable women.