Resumption Test Civic Education Primary 5 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 1

Civic Education Primary 5 Third Term

Subject: Civic Education

Class: Primary 5

Term: Third Term

Week: 1

Topic: Resumption Test

Duration: 45 minutes

Behavioural Objectives:

  • By the end of the lesson, students should be able to explain what a resumption test is and why it is important.
  • Students should be able to identify examples of good citizenship.
  • Students should be able to discuss the importance of voting in elections.

Key Vocabulary Words:

  • Resumption
  • Citizenship
  • Responsibility
  • Cooperation
  • Voting

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work for Civic Education
  • Textbooks recommended by the Lagos State Ministry of Education
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Chart paper and markers
  • Student notebooks

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge:

  • Ask students if they remember what Civic Education is about and why it’s important.
  • Review the concepts of rights, responsibilities, and good citizenship discussed in previous lessons.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Collaboration


  1. Civic Education is a subject that teaches us about ___________. a) History b) Citizenship c) Mathematics d) Science
  2. ________ is a lesson we learn in Civic Education. a) How to read b) How to cook c) How to be a good citizen d) How to play soccer
  3. ________ is the term we use when students return to school after a break. a) Conclusion b) Resumption c) Celebration d) Vacation
  4. Primary 5 students learn about Civic Education in the ________ term. a) First b) Second c) Third d) Fourth
  5. In Civic Education, we learn about our rights and ________ as citizens. a) Responsibilities b) Toys c) Colors d) Games
  6. The primary focus of Civic Education is to teach us how to be ________ members of society. a) Lazy b) Responsible c) Boring d) Rude
  7. The ________ state is where the Civic Education teacher is teaching. a) Lagos b) Kano c) Abuja d) Enugu
  8. Civic Education helps us understand the importance of ________ in our community. a) Isolation b) Cooperation c) Competition d) Ignorance
  9. As citizens, we should respect the ________ of others. a) Toys b) Feelings c) Weather d) Trees
  10. One way to show good citizenship is by keeping our ________ clean. a) Clothes b) Hands c) Environment d) Rooms
  11. ________ is a term that means being honest and fair to everyone. a) Kindness b) Respect c) Integrity d) Rudeness
  12. Civic Education teaches us about the different levels of ________ in our society. a) Money b) Education c) Government d) Happiness
  13. ________ is an important part of being a good citizen. a) Sleeping all day b) Helping others c) Watching TV d) Ignoring rules
  14. In Civic Education, we learn about the importance of ________ our environment. a) Destroying b) Ignoring c) Protecting d) Cleaning
  15. As citizens, it’s our ________ to vote during elections. a) Choice b) Right c) Duty d) Option

Civic Education on the topic “Resumption Test”:

  1. What is Civic Education?
    • Civic Education teaches us about being good citizens and understanding our roles in society.
  2. Why do we learn Civic Education?
    • We learn Civic Education to know how to behave responsibly and respectfully in our community.
  3. When do we usually have a resumption test?
    • A resumption test usually happens when we come back to school after a break.
  4. What is the primary focus of Civic Education?
    • The main focus of Civic Education is to teach us how to be responsible members of society.
  5. What do we learn about in Civic Education?
    • We learn about our rights, responsibilities, and how to cooperate with others.
  6. Why is it important to learn about citizenship?
    • Learning about citizenship helps us understand how to contribute positively to our community.
  7. Who teaches Civic Education in our school?
    • The Civic Education teacher teaches us about being good citizens.
  8. What are some examples of good citizenship?
    • Examples include helping others, obeying rules, and keeping our environment clean.
  9. Why should we respect the feelings of others?
    • Respecting others’ feelings shows kindness and helps us build positive relationships.
  10. What does it mean to protect our environment?
    • Protecting our environment means keeping it clean and not harming nature.
  11. How can we be honest and fair citizens?
    • We can be honest and fair by telling the truth, sharing, and treating everyone equally.
  12. Why should we cooperate with others?
    • Cooperating with others helps us achieve common goals and makes our community stronger.
  13. What is the importance of voting in elections?
    • Voting is important because it allows us to choose our leaders and have a say in how our community is run.
  14. How can we show respect for authority?
    • We show respect for authority by following rules and listening to those in charge, like teachers and parents.
  15. What can we do to keep our environment clean?
    • We can keep our environment clean by not littering, recycling, and picking up trash when we see it.

Step 1:

  • The teacher revises the previous topic, emphasizing the importance of being good citizens in our community.

Step 2:

  • The teacher introduces the new topic, explaining that a resumption test is a test given when students return to school after a break to assess what they have learned.

Step 3:

  • The teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions, asking questions like, “Why do you think we have resumption tests?” and “What are some examples of good citizenship?”
  • The teacher corrects the pupils when necessary, providing guidance on understanding the importance of voting in elections and respecting authority.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Facilitate discussion and guide students in understanding the concepts.
  • Provide examples and explanations to clarify any confusion.
  • Encourage participation and active engagement from all students.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Participate in discussions and share their thoughts and ideas.
  • Ask questions to seek clarification.
  • Work collaboratively with peers to brainstorm examples and solutions.


  • Monitor students’ participation and understanding during the discussion.
  • Evaluate students’ responses to questions and their ability to apply concepts learned.
  • Provide feedback and corrective guidance as needed.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is a resumption test?
  2. Why do we have resumption tests?
  3. Can you give an example of a good citizen?
  4. Why is it important to cooperate with others?
  5. What does voting mean?
  6. Who teaches us about citizenship in school?
  7. What are some responsibilities of citizens?
  8. How can we protect our environment?
  9. Why should we respect authority figures?
  10. What can you do to be a good citizen in your community?


  • The teacher goes around to mark students’ work and provides necessary corrections.
  • Summarize the key points discussed in the lesson and emphasize the importance of being responsible citizens in our community.

Civic Education Primary 5 Third Term Lesson Notes

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