Iren-Iren Sana’oin (Types of Occupations) Hausa Primary 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 4

Hausa Primary 2 Lesson Plan

Subject: Hausa

Class: Primary 2

Term: First Term

Week: 4

Age: 7 years

Topic: Iren-Iren Sana’oin (Types of Occupations)

Sub-topic: Ma’anar Sana’oin da Amfanin su (Meaning and Importance of Occupations)

Duration: 60 minutes

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

  1. Explain the meaning of occupations.
  2. List various types of occupations they know.
  3. Write different occupations and their uses.

Key Words: Sana’o’i (Occupations), Ma’ana (Meaning), Amfani (Importance)

Set Induction: Begin by asking students what their parents do for work.

Entry Behaviour: Students have some knowledge about what people do for a living.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Flashcards with pictures of different occupations
  • Workbooks
  • Pencils and erasers

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge: Discuss how students have seen people working in various jobs around them.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Critical thinking
  • Writing skills
  • Communication

Reference Books: Lagos State Scheme of Work, Hausa Language Textbook for Primary 2

Instructional Materials:

  • Flashcards
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Workbooks


  1. Meaning of Occupations:
    • Occupations are the jobs people do to earn a living.
  2. Examples of Occupations and Their Importance:
    • Manomi (Farmer): Yana noman abinci don ci (Grows food for eating)
    • Likita (Doctor): Yana warkar da marasa lafiya (Heals the sick)
    • Malami (Teacher): Yana koyar da yara (Teaches children)
    • Dan sanda (Policeman): Yana kare mutane (Protects people)
    • Mason (Builder): Yana gina gidaje (Builds houses)


  1. Manomi: Yana noman abinci don ci.
  2. Likita: Yana warkar da marasa lafiya.
  3. Malami: Yana koyar da yara.
  4. Dan sanda: Yana kare mutane.
  5. Mason: Yana gina gidaje.


  1. Manomi yana ___ abinci. (a) warkar da (b) noman (c) koyar da (d) gina
  2. Likita yana ___ marasa lafiya. (a) noman (b) warkar da (c) koyar da (d) gina
  3. Malami yana ___ yara. (a) warkar da (b) noman (c) koyar da (d) gina
  4. Dan sanda yana ___ mutane. (a) gina (b) noman (c) koyar da (d) kare
  5. Mason yana ___ gidaje. (a) noman (b) warkar da (c) koyar da (d) gina

Class Activity Discussion 

  1. Q: Menene sana’a? A: Sana’a aiki ne da mutane suke yi don samun kudin shiga.
  2. Q: Me sana’ar manomi yake yi? A: Manomi yana noman abinci don ci.
  3. Q: Me sana’ar likita yake yi? A: Likita yana warkar da marasa lafiya.
  4. Q: Me sana’ar malami yake yi? A: Malami yana koyar da yara.
  5. Q: Me sana’ar dan sanda yake yi? A: Dan sanda yana kare mutane.
  6. Q: Me sana’ar mason yake yi? A: Mason yana gina gidaje.
  7. Q: Wane sana’a yake da muhimmanci? A: Dukkan sana’o’i suna da muhimmanci.
  8. Q: Menene amfanin likita? A: Likita yana taimakawa wajen warkar da marasa lafiya.
  9. Q: Menene amfanin manomi? A: Manomi yana samar da abinci.
  10. Q: Menene amfanin malami? A: Malami yana koyar da yara don su koyi abubuwa masu amfani.


  1. Step 1: The teacher revises the previous topic which was “Names of People and Animals”.
  2. Step 2: The teacher introduces the new topic by showing flashcards with pictures of different occupations.
  3. Step 3: The teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and corrects them when necessary.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Display flashcards.
  • Explain the meaning of occupations.
  • Guide students in writing different occupations and their uses.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Identify and name different occupations from the flashcards.
  • Write the names of occupations and their uses in their workbooks.


  • Observe students as they identify and write occupations.
  • Provide feedback and corrections where needed.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Menene sana’a?
  2. Me sana’ar manomi yake yi?
  3. Me sana’ar likita yake yi?
  4. Me sana’ar malami yake yi?
  5. Me sana’ar dan sanda yake yi?
  6. Me sana’ar mason yake yi?
  7. Menene amfanin likita?
  8. Menene amfanin manomi?
  9. Menene amfanin malami?
  10. Menene amfanin sana’o’i?


  • The teacher goes around to mark and provide necessary corrections on students’ work.
  • Summarize the lesson by reinforcing the importance of knowing different occupations and their uses.

More Useful Links 


Understanding Occupations in Hausa  Comprehensive Hausa Lesson: Learning Occupations and Their Importance for Primary 2

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