History and Government: Which topics can the use of objects be employed in teaching?


3d ix). State some of the topics which could be taught using objects

The following are some topics which could be taught using objects:

  • Early man
  • Development of transport and communication, in teaching forms of communication, drums, horns, scrolls and stone tablets could be used for illustration. Under forms of transport, the following items could be useful: boats, rafts, canoes, sailing ships, trains, motor vehicles, and aeroplanes, in communication we could use things like newspapers, magazines, telephones, telegrams, radio, television and cinema.
  • Trade: We could use examples of currencies and some items of trade.
  • Democracy and Human Rights: One can make use of documents containing Bill of Rights and Constitution of Kenya. In a topic like National Integration, the flag and coat of arms could be useful

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