COMMUNICATION

SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 3

CLASS: PRIMARY 4

TIME: 40 MINUTES 

TOPIC: COMMUNICATION

  • MEANING OF COMMUNICATION
  • TYPES OF COMMUNICATION
  • DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND MODERN SYSTEMS OF COMMUNICATION
  • SOLUTION TO COMMUNICATION PROBLEM

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:

  1. Know The Meaning Of Communication
  2. Know The Types Of Communication
  3. Know The Differences Between Traditional And Modern Systems Of Communication
  4. Know The Solution To Communication Problem

TEACHINNG AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Mobile phone
  • Paper
  • Talking drum
  • Flute
  • Gong

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary school.
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Online Materials.
  • Social Studies for Primary Schools

MODULE CONTENT

MEANING OF COMMUNICATION:

It is the ways of passing news, ideas or information to from one place to another.

TYPES OF COMMUNICATION:

  1. Traditional and modern means of communication
  2. Traditional ways of communication includes trekking, drumming, use of animals like camels, horses.
  3. Modern means of communication includes cars, railway, telephone, radio, tv, Newspaper, Writing e-mails, internets, GSM ETC.

TRADITIONAL WAYS OF COMMUNICATION

Traditional ways of communication includes.

  • Person to person communication
  • Trekking
  • Drumming (talking drum)
  • Use of animals like camels, horses.
  • They make use of Gong to gather people together and pass a message.
  • Body signs
  • A flute is used for some specific message
  • Bush burning to announce the beginning of war
  • They use symbols of objects to give a specific message like cutlass, crown
  • A gun is used to welcome and greet visitors.

MODERN WAYS OF COMMUNICATION

Modern means of communication includes:

  • Use of cars
  • Use of railway
  •  Telephone
  •  Radio
  •  Television
  •  Newspaper
  •  Writing e-mails
  •  internets,
  • GSM Handset

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND MODERN SYSTEMS OF COMMUNICATION

  • Traditional system make use of local material while modern system make use of machines and electricity.
  • Traditional means of communication are too slow and cannot go to distance places on schedule while Modern means of Communication is fast and can send messages to far distances.
  • The modern means of communication are more costly than the traditional means
  • Modern means of communication send messages more clearly than the traditional means.

PROBLEM OF COMMUNICATIONS

  • People send fake Photograph through their phone.
  • Accident may occur due to electrical fault in transportation
  • Messages might be lost on the way.
  • Alien Culture
  • People used it for Fraud(419)
  • Poor services from network providers
  • Cost

SOLUTION TO COMMUNICATION PROBLEM

  • Legislate against poor service delivery
  • Respect for users of services
  • Selfless service
  • Consistency
  • Patriotism etc.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
  • The Teacher introduces the topic.
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What is The Meaning Of Communication
  • Mention The Types Of Communication
  • What are The Differences Between Traditional And Modern Systems Of Communication
  •  List three Solution To Communication Problem

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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