The scheme of work contains topics, subtopics, teacher and learners activities as well as teaching aids.
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS1 FIRST TERM
1. HISTORY OF NIGERIA SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION
The history started from USA – USA, Europe, Africa, then to other parts of the world . Through seminars, workshop and conferences, Nigeria developed social studies as a subject in the early 70’s during the time of General Yakubu Gowon’s regime.
Today the subject is taught in Basic Education schools, NTI, colleges of Education and Universities, and a course at the PHD level. It is one of the core subjects in schools today.
Teacher discusses history of social studies education while students participate in the discussion and identify the 12 states on the map of Nigeria in the 70s.
Aids: Video clips, social studies materials, map of Nigeria with 12 states In the 70’s.
2. FAMILY AS A PRIMARY SOCIAL GROUP
Explain the meaning of primary social group
Teacher guides in the explanation and discussion while the students participate. Provides relevant chart and pictures.
3. FAMILY AS A PRIMARY SOCIAL GROUP
Teacher arranges the students in What makes the family:
– It serves as a unit of socialization
– Members belong to the family unit groups and distributes cardboard papers to make groups to write out what makes primary social group.
Each group representative to give a 2minutes presentation. Assignment:
identify four roles and responsibilities of members of a family as a social group.
Aids: Learners and cardboard papers.
4. FAMILY AS A PRIMARY SOCIAL GROUP (ROLES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES OF A FAMILY)
– Work for the development of the community
– Population growth
– Political, social and economic development
Students present their points from previous assignment while teacher writes them out and makes clarifications.
5. CONSEQUENCES OF LARGE AND SMALL FAMILY SIZES
Characteristics of large family sizes.: father, mother(s) and many children
Teacher displays charts, pictures, posters, video clips of large family size
Gives chances for the students to react.
6. CONSEQUENCES OF LARGE AND SMALL FAMILY SIZES
Characteristics of small family sizes.
Father, mother and very few children.
Teacher: discusses characteristics Of small family sizes using relevant pictures, charts, etc. Charts pictures posters, video clips
of small family size.
7. CONSEQUENCES OF LARGE AND SMALL FAMILY SIZES
Consequences of family sizes on the quality of individual.
– Affects the quality of individual life,
Teacher discusses the consequences on the quality of an individual, ask students their family sizes.
Students discuss few cases of large and small family sizes.
8. CONSEQUENCES OF LARGE AND SMALL FAMILY SIZES
Consequences of family sizes on the national economy.
– Affects the quality of the national economy.
Teacher discusses the Consequences of family sizes on the national economy.
Students are given room for active participation.
9. MEANING AND CHARACTERISTICS OF CULTURE
Meaning and components of culture.
Culture: Total way of life components:
Material and non – material culture
Teacher explains culture, give examples.
Students to ask and answer questions.
Visit any cultural centre or museum nearest to the school.
Aids: Charts and pictures of cultural displays
10. MEANING AND CHARACTERISTICS OF CULTURE
Features of culture: Language, food, dressing, religion, craft, technology, etc.
Teacher guides students to identify different feature of few cultures.
Aids: Samples of our food, crafts and regalia, etc.
11. MEANING AND CHARACTERISTICS OF CULTURE
Characteristics of culture:
– Teaches good behaviour
– Good morals and hard work
– learn our culture
– It tell us our different activities is carried out.
Teacher guides the students to discuss the characteristics of culture.
12. MEANING AND CHARACTERISTICS OF CULTURE
Cultural differences in Nigeria.
Teacher organizes cultural day with the permission of the school management to display our cultural heritage.
Aids: Regalia, costumes.
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 1 SECOND TERM
1.Cultural similarities in Nigeria. Identify cultural similarities and differences in Nigeria.
Teacher: Guide students to identify tracts, similarities among the
differences and Nigerian people.
Students participate in identifying varieties of cultural differences and similarities in Nigeria.
Learning materials: Video clips, pictures, regalia, etc.
2 SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES AMONG CULTURES IN NIGERIA
Shared norms and values.
Teacher: Discuss shared norms and values of Nigerian people, while students participate actively. Help students identify our shared values and norms.
Assignment: find out our norms and values shared by different ethnic groups.
Aids: flash cards indicating the norms and values e.g. purity, honesty, faithfulness, education, etc.
3. AGENTS AND PROCESSES OF SOCIALIZATION
Meaning and significance of socialization
– Life long process of inheriting and Passing on the norms, customs and ideologies of social group.
– It provides skills and habits for
Positive participation within our society.
Teacher: Discuss and explain the meaning and significance of
socialization while students participate in the discussion.
Aids: Charts, drawings of models in socialization.
4. AGENTS AND PROCESSES OF SOCIALIZATION
Agents of socialization
– Religious organizations
Teacher: List agents of socialization and explain them accordingly.
Students: Role-play socialization in the class.
5. AGENTS AND PROCESSES OF SOCIALIZATION
Agents of socializations:
– Social media
– Age grade
– Peer group
Teacher: Discuss agents of socialization
Students participate actively.
Use of handset, laptop, computers,radio and students or learners.
6. AGENTS AND PROCESSES OF SOCIALIZATION
– Incidental learning
– Role model etc.
Teacher: Discuss processes of socialization and allow active
participation by the learners.
Students to identify their role models and give reasons.
Use cardboard papers to identify the process.
7. AGENTS AND PROCESSES OF SOCIALIZATION
Importance of socialization:
– Acquisition of necessary skills by Members of the society.
Teacher: Explain the importance of socialization.
Students participate by answering and asking questions.
8. ROAD SAFETY CLUB AS AN AGENT OF SOCIALIZATION
Structure of forming Road safety club in schools.
Teacher: Explain structure of forming Road Safety Club in schools. Charts on structure for forming Road
Safety Club and draw an organogram of road safety club.
Aids: Learners, charts, card board/drawing.
9. ROAD SAFETY CLUB AS AN AGENT OF SOCIALIZATION
Process of forming Road safety club in schools.
Teacher: Explain process of forming Road Safety club in schools. Use Cardboard paper to write out process of forming Road Safety club in schools.
10. ROAD SAFETY CLUB AS AN AGENT OF SOCIALIZATION
Roles of Road Safety club in the Socialization of youths
Teacher: An officer from Road Safety is invited to give talk on the roles of FRSC in the socialization of Nigerian youths.
Students write summary notes.
Aids: Resource person from FRSC, use of power point in the presentation.
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS1 THIRD TERM
1. COMMON SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Contemporary social problems in Nigeria.
– Examination malpractice, cause, effects and solutions.
Teacher: Ask students to identify common social problems in Nigeria. Use newspaper cut out on issues at hand.
Students: take home an assignment to collect information on common social problems in Nigeria today. Newspaper,
cut outs, pictures, etc.
2. COMMON SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Cultism: Meaning and causes of cultism.
Teacher: Explain meaning and causes
Students: participate by answering and basking questions on the topic discussed.
Teaching aids: knives, machetes, daggers, masks, charms and amulets, etc.
3. COMMON SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Effects and solutions to cultism.
Teacher: Explain effects and solutions to cultism.
Students: Active participation by the students through contributions.
Aids: Use of knives, daggers, masks, charms, machetes, etc.
4. COMMON SOCIAL PROBLEMS
HIV/AIDS: meaning and causes of
– Mode of transmission, effects and
Teacher: Explanation of terminologies while in the students’ activity, group work of shared topics to brainstorm and choose a representative to present their work.
Aids: Clarifications be made Pictures, video clips, charts of infested persons.
5. COMMON SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Care for those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS
Teacher: explanation and discussion on how to care for infected and affected persons Samples of relevant food and drugs
6. CAUSES OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Poverty: meaning, cause and effects of poverty.
– solutions to poverty.
Teacher: Explanation and Discussion on poverty, Causes, effects and solutions.
Participation and contribution by the students.
Aids: Newspaper, magazines pictures etc. of poverty stricken victims.
7. CAUSES OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Corruption: meaning, causes and types of corruption.
Teacher: Explanation with Examples of Corruption cases in Nigeria, while with contributions. Picture’s, charts of
arrested suspects in handcuffs.
8. CAUSES OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Solutions to corruption in Nigeria.
Note: other social problems are lack of parental care, greed, etc.
Teacher: List and discuss the solutions to corruption in Nigeria today.
Aids: Pictures of lawmakers, law enforcement agents, law courts.
Summary of solutions corruption written on a cardboard paper
9. WAYS OF SOLVING COMMON SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Effects of social problems and ways of solving common problems:
– Government policy
– Participation in civic society
– personal discipline i.e. contentment, Loyalty, faithfulness, etc.
Teacher: Discuss effects of social problems and ways of solving
Students: contribute to the discussion.
Internet, newspaper cut out, textbooks and documentaries.
10. OUR ROLES IN PROMOTING SAFETY IN OUR SCHOOLS
Need for safety and safety measures in the home, school and work place.
Teacher: Explanation on needs for safety in our environment.
Students listen to guest speaker, ask questions and answer questions and take notes.
Aids: An invited guest speaker. Uses the computer to present teaching using power point.
11. OUR ROLES IN PROMOTING SAFETY IN OUR SCHOOLS
Safety guidelines for pedestrians, cyclists, motorist, etc.
Teacher: Explain and discuss safety guidelines.
Students: Active participation by students.
Teaching aids: Use cardboard paper to list safety guidelines.
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