My Responsibility (In School and Society) Social Habits Kindergarten First Term Lesson Notes Week 2

Social Habits Kindergarten First Term Lesson Notes

Subject: Social Habits
Class: Kindergarten
Term: First Term
Week: 2
Topic: My Responsibility (In School and Society)
Sub-topic: Understanding Responsibilities in School and Society
Duration: 40 minutes

Behavioural Objectives: By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

  1. Revise the previous week’s topic on responsibility.
  2. Discuss their responsibilities as pupils in school.
  3. Highlight briefly their responsibilities in society.


  • Responsibility
  • School
  • Society
  • Rules
  • Help

Set Induction: The teacher will start by reviewing the previous lesson with a quick game where students match pictures of chores to the correct descriptions.

Entry Behaviour: Students are familiar with basic responsibilities at home and have discussed them in the previous lesson.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Pictures and videos of children following school rules
  • Flashcards with different school and community responsibilities
  • Role-play costumes

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge: Ask students about their chores at home and relate them to similar tasks they might have at school and in the community.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Communication

Learning Materials:

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work for Kindergarten
  • Picture books showing children helping in school and community

Instructional Materials:

  • Flashcards
  • Role-play costumes
  • Picture books


  1. Review of Responsibility:
    • Responsibility means doing what you are supposed to do.
    • At home, responsibilities include picking up toys, helping to set the table, etc.
  2. Responsibilities in School:
    • Listening to the teacher.
    • Following classroom rules.
    • Keeping the classroom tidy.
    • Sharing and taking turns.
    • Being kind to classmates.
  3. Responsibilities in Society:
    • Helping to keep public places clean.
    • Respecting public properties.
    • Being polite and helpful to others.
    • Following safety rules.


  1. A responsibility is something you are ______ to do.
    a) Asked
    b) Supposed
    c) Forced
    d) Ignored
  2. Keeping the classroom ______ is a responsibility.
    a) Messy
    b) Tidy
    c) Noisy
    d) Empty
  3. Listening to the ______ is a responsibility at school.
    a) Teacher
    b) Friend
    c) Pet
    d) TV
  4. We should be ______ to our classmates.
    a) Mean
    b) Rude
    c) Kind
    d) Ignorant
  5. In the society, we must help keep public places ______.
    a) Dirty
    b) Clean
    c) Broken
    d) Unsafe

Class Activity Discussion:

  1. Q: What is a responsibility?
    A: A responsibility is something you are supposed to do.
  2. Q: Why do we need to listen to the teacher?
    A: Listening to the teacher helps us learn and follow rules.
  3. Q: How can we keep our classroom tidy?
    A: We can keep our classroom tidy by putting away toys and cleaning up after ourselves.
  4. Q: What should we do if we see trash on the ground in the park?
    A: We should pick it up and throw it in the trash can.
  5. Q: Why is it important to be kind to our classmates?
    A: Being kind helps everyone feel happy and safe.


Step 1: The teacher revises the previous topic, “My Responsibilities at Home,” by discussing the chores students perform at home.

Step 2: The teacher introduces the new topic, “My Responsibility (In School and Society),” using pictures and flashcards.

Step 3: The teacher allows the pupils to discuss their responsibilities in school and society and demonstrate some through role play.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Show pictures and flashcards of school and community responsibilities.
  • Use role-play to demonstrate different scenarios.
  • Guide students in discussing and demonstrating their responsibilities.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Watch the pictures and flashcards.
  • Discuss their responsibilities in school and society.
  • Participate in role-playing activities.


  • Observe students during role play.
  • Ask students to mention their responsibilities in school and society.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What does responsibility mean?
  2. Can you name a responsibility you have at school?
  3. Why should we listen to the teacher?
  4. How do you help keep the classroom tidy?
  5. What can you do to help in the community?

Conclusion: The teacher goes around to mark and give feedback on the students’ demonstration of their responsibilities.

My Responsibilities at Home Social Habits Kindergarten First Term Lesson Notes Week 1

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