Revision History Primary 1 First Term Lesson Notes Week 11

Lagos State Primary 1 – First Term Revision Lesson Plan

Subject: History

Class: Primary 1
Term: First Term
Week: 11
Age: 6 years
Activity: Revision and Test
Duration: 40 minutes

Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction to History
  2. Family History
  3. Important Places of History in Lagos

Revision Objectives:

By the end of the revision, pupils should be able to:

  1. Recall the meaning of History.
  2. Identify the Father of Modern History.
  3. Explain why we study History.
  4. Describe different types of families.
  5. Explain the meaning of Family History.
  6. Justify the importance of Family History.
  7. Name important places of historical significance in Lagos.
  8. Explain the significance of these places.
  9. Describe how these places contribute to Lagos’ economy.

Key Words:

  • History
  • Family
  • Significance
  • Economy

Set Induction:

The teacher starts by asking pupils to name some important places in Lagos they remember from previous lessons.

Entry Behaviour:

Pupils have prior knowledge of history, family, and important places in Lagos.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Flashcards
  • Charts
  • Audio-visual aids
  • Pictures

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Creativity and imagination

Learning Materials:

  • Maps
  • Picture charts
  • Flashcards

Reference Books:

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Primary 1 History Textbook

Instructional Materials:

  • Audio-visual aids
  • Maps and charts
  • Pictures of historical places

Revision Questions:


  1. The study of past events is called _____.
    • a) Science
    • b) History
    • c) Geography
    • d) Mathematics
  2. _____ is known as the Father of Modern History.
    • a) Socrates
    • b) Plato
    • c) Herodotus
    • d) Aristotle
  3. We study History to learn from past _____.
    • a) Mistakes
    • b) Stories
    • c) Games
    • d) Songs
  4. Historical knowledge can be obtained from _____.
    • a) Television
    • b) Books
    • c) Music
    • d) Dance
  5. A family that includes parents and children is called a _____ family.
    • a) Nuclear
    • b) Extended
    • c) Large
    • d) Small
  6. A family that includes grandparents, uncles, and aunts is called an _____ family.
    • a) Small
    • b) Nuclear
    • c) Extended
    • d) Immediate
  7. The record of past events and people in a family is called _____ History.
    • a) School
    • b) Family
    • c) Local
    • d) National
  8. The male parent in the family is called the _____.
    • a) Brother
    • b) Father
    • c) Sister
    • d) Mother
  9. The female parent in the family is the _____.
    • a) Father
    • b) Brother
    • c) Sister
    • d) Mother
  10. The _____ is the seat of state governance and administration in Lagos.
    • a) Governor’s Office
    • b) Railway Terminal
    • c) National Theatre
    • d) Bar Beach
  11. The _____ in Nigeria is a historical architecture from the colonial period.
    • a) Second Storey Building
    • b) First Storey Building
    • c) Tallest Building
    • d) Longest Building
  12. The _____ is known for environmental and wildlife preservation in Lagos.
    • a) Tafawa Balewa Square
    • b) Lekki Conservation Centre
    • c) Local Government Headquarters
    • d) Bar Beach
  13. The _____ hosts cultural and artistic performances in Lagos.
    • a) Railway Terminal
    • b) National Theatre
    • c) House of Assembly
    • d) Governor’s Office
  14. The _____ is used for national celebrations and historical events in Lagos.
    • a) National Theatre
    • b) Railway Terminal
    • c) Lekki Conservation Centre
    • d) Tafawa Balewa Square


  1. History is important because it helps us _____.
    • a) Forget the past
    • b) Understand our roots
    • c) Ignore our culture
    • d) Avoid learning
  2. Who is the Father of Modern History?
    • a) Plato
    • b) Herodotus
    • c) Aristotle
    • d) Socrates
  3. We study History to _____.
    • a) Play games
    • b) Learn from past mistakes
    • c) Sing songs
    • d) Watch TV
  4. A Nuclear Family includes _____.
    • a) Only grandparents
    • b) Parents and children
    • c) Cousins
    • d) Friends
  5. An Extended Family includes _____.
    • a) Only siblings
    • b) Only parents
    • c) Grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins
    • d) Only friends
  6. Family History is the _____.
    • a) Study of plants
    • b) Record of past events in a family
    • c) History of a country
    • d) Study of animals
  7. The National Theatre is important for _____.
    • a) Historical events
    • b) Cultural and artistic performances
    • c) Environmental preservation
    • d) Governance
  8. Which place is significant for transportation history in Lagos?
    • a) National Theatre
    • b) Railway Terminal
    • c) Bar Beach
    • d) Lekki Conservation Centre
  9. Which of the following places is known for its recreational and cultural significance in Lagos?
    • a) Tafawa Balewa Square
    • b) Bar Beach
    • c) Local Government Headquarters
    • d) Governor’s Office
  10. The Governor’s Office contributes to the economic growth of Lagos by _____.
    • a) Hosting cultural performances
    • b) Attracting tourists
    • c) Governing and administrating the state
    • d) Preserving the environment
  11. Tafawa Balewa Square is used for _____.
    • a) Wildlife preservation
    • b) National celebrations and historical events
    • c) Transportation
    • d) Local governance

Class Activity Discussion

  1. What is the Governor’s Office in Lagos?
    • The Governor’s Office is the seat of state governance and administration.
  2. Why is the First Storey Building in Nigeria important?
    • It is a historical architecture from the colonial period.
  3. What happens at the Local Government Headquarters?
    • Local governance and administration are managed here.
  4. Why is the Railway Terminal significant?
    • It is important for the history of transportation in Lagos.
  5. What activities take place at the Lagos State House of Assembly Complex?
    • Legislative activities and law-making.
  6. What is Bar Beach known for?
    • Its recreational and cultural significance.
  7. What kind of events are hosted at the National Theatre?
    • Cultural and artistic performances.
  8. What is the purpose of the Lekki Conservation Centre?
    • Environmental and wildlife preservation.
  9. What is Tafawa Balewa Square used for?
    • National celebrations and historical events.
  10. How do these places contribute to the economic growth of Lagos State?
    • They attract tourists, create jobs, boost local businesses, and support sustainable development.


Step 1:
The teacher revises the previous topics on “Introduction to History,” “Family History,” and “Important Places of History in Lagos.”

Step 2:
The teacher distributes the revision test questions to the pupils.

Step 3:
The teacher allows pupils to answer the questions and provides assistance when necessary.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Review previous topics with pupils.
  • Distribute revision questions.
  • Monitor and assist pupils during the test.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Participate in the review session.
  • Answer the revision test questions.


  • Pupils will answer fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice questions.
  • Teacher listens to pupil responses and checks understanding.


  • The teacher goes around to mark and provide feedback on the pupils’ answers.
  • Recap of the key points discussed in the lesson.

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