Lesson Note Format For Primary Schools In Nigeria

In this article, Students Mirror Educators looks at the modern Lesson Note Format For Primary School In Nigeria. This is the new method of writing Lesson Notes for Nigerian Primary Schools.

This updated lesson note format for primary schools in Nigeria is approved by the Federal Ministry of Education and other relevant agencies. This lesson note is also an acceptable format to be used by student teachers during their teaching practices. Teachers and aspiring teachers should take note of this update.

This modern Lesson Note for Primary Schools in Nigeria is different from the old lesson note format. This lesson note format contains the teachers and pupils activities in each step of the presentation. The behavioral objectives should also contain the three taxonomies of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains, so they will be wholistic, among others.

According to the definition, lesson notes are details of the work to be done in a lesson. One unique thing about this updated lesson note format is that it’s carefully planned in such a way that the presentation of it will allow for good coverage of the topic, teachers’ activities, students’ activities, and good evaluation and conclusions.

The teacher’s activities during the lesson may take the form of questions or practical demonstrations, while the student’s activity deals with the student’s involvement, i.e., the student’s answer to the teacher’s question, either orally or on their exercise books.

Below is an Agriculture Science (Primary Six) lesson note for primary school in Nigeria, a sample to guide you in writing your lesson note irrespective of the subject you’re teaching.

Lesson Note Format For Primary School In Nigeria

Date: 20/10/2022

Class: Primary 6

Subject: Agriculture Science

Topic: Packaging Methods

Sub-Topic: Transport Of Farm Produce

Time: 11:40 —12:15pm

Duration: 35 minutes

Period: 2nd Period

Sex: Mixed

Average Age: 11 Years

Instructional Material: Charts of Different Vehicles

Number in Class: 50

Teaching Method: Discussion Method

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

I. Define Transportation
II. List four types of transportation
III. Mention two reasons why farm produce is packaged before being transported.

Rationale: Introducing the pupils to the aspect of transportation of farm products

Previous Knowledge: The pupils have seen various types of vehicles, such as motorcycles, bikes, cars, etc.

Introduction [ Teachers Activities ]

The teacher asks the pupils to identify the types of vehicles they have seen.

Introduction [ Pupil’s Activities ]

The pupils responded by saying motorcycles, vans, bicycles, boats, and trains.

Introduction [ Learning Points ]

Arousing the interest of the pupils


STEP I [ Teachers Activities ]

The teacher asks the pupils to define transportation.

STEP I [ Pupil’s Activities ]

The pupils define transportation as the movement of goods and services from one place to another.

STEP I [ Learning Points ]

The term “transportation” is defined.

STEP II [ Teachers Activities ]

The teacher asks the pupils to list the types of transportation.

STEP II [ Pupil’s Activities ]

The pupils list the types of transportation, such as rail, air, and road transportation.

STEP II [ Learning Points ]

Identification of different types of transportation

STEP III [ Teachers Activities ]

The teacher mentions why farm products are first packaged for transportation, which are:

I. To protect farm products from insects and diseases

II. To prevent the products from biological damage

III. Products such as garri, beans, and rice are bagged to prevent water or moist information.

IV. Liquid products are packaged using cans, tins, and containers to avoid spilling or becoming contaminated with microbes or dirt.

V. They are packaged for easy transportation.

STEP III [ Pupil’s Activities ]

The pupils listened attentively as the teacher mentioned reasons why farm products are packaged before transportation.

STEP III [ Learning Points ]

Understanding the reasons why farm products are properly packaged before Transportation.

Evaluation [ Teachers Activities ]

The teacher asks the pupils the following questions:

I. What is transportation?
II. List four types of transportation.
III. Mention two reasons why farm products are packaged for transportation.

Evaluation [ Pupil’s Activities ]

The pupils responded to all the questions asked.

Evaluation [ Learning Points ]

Confirming the state objectives.

Conclusion [ Teachers Activities ]

The teacher summarizes the lesson by going through the main points of the lesson.

Conclusion [ Pupil’s Activities ]

The pupils ask questions, make contributions, and copy short notes.

Conclusion [ Learning Points ]

Consolidated the topic learned.

Reference Book

Pre-Vocational Studies for Primary Schools, Book 6, UBE Edition

The above modern Lesson Note Format for primary schools in Nigeria should be in tabular form. You can watch this video to see how the lesson note should be written using a table.

Lesson Note

Nigerian Lesson Note Sample For Primary School

Class:Primary 6
Average Age:
Instructional Material:
Number in Class:
Teaching Method:
Behavioural Objectives:I.
Entry Behavior
Previous Knowledge









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