CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS1 FIRST TERM

This scheme of work contains topic, subtopics, teacher and learners activities as well as teaching aids.

1. THE CREATION STORY
First Account of creation Genesis 1
Second Account of creation Genesis 2
Teacher: Tells the story of the creation sequentially.
Leads students to read the story from the bible.
Teaching aids: Chart showing sequences of creation, the holy bible.

2. THE CREATION STORY CONTENT
Songs about creation (in English and different Nigerian languages) e.g. all things bright and beautiful, the lord God made them all
Teacher: Leads the students to sing the song in their various languages.
Teaching aids: Natural school environment showing trees, birds, soil, rock, stones etc.
3. MARRIAGE Teacher: Guides students to read bible the meaning of marriage Genesis
2:22-25 types of marriage Ephesians 5: 21- 31 passages
Teaching ads: Flash cards, wedding pictures, invitation cards
4. MARRIAGE CONTENT
Functions of marriage:
companionship, procreation, responsibility, preventing STDS, HIV VIRUS/AIDS etc.
Teacher: Leads the students to discuss various function of marriage. Leads students to read the bible to discover function of marriage.
Teaching resources: Picture showing a happy family, picture
showing an HIV/AIDS VICTIM.
5. MARRIAGE CONTENT
Why same sex marriage should be discouraged.
Teacher: Leads students to discuss why same sex marriage should be discouraged.
Teaching resources: Flash cards.
6. DISOBEDIENCE
Biblical account of first human disobedience Genesis 3: 1-19
Consequences of Adam and Eve’s disobedience Genesis 3: 14-19.
Teacher: Explains Meaning of disobedience. Leads students to recognize disobedience as sin. Guides students to read bible passages.
7. DISOBEDIENCE CONTENT
Learner’s disobedience and consequences
8. DISOBEDIENCE CONTENT
Disobedience against the national laws
Teacher: Guides students to respect and obey the laws of the nation using the national pledge.
Teaching resources: Bible printed or written copy of the
national pledge.
9 CALL TO REPENTANCE
King David obey God’s call to
Teacher: Guides reading of the bible passage on repentance 2 Samuel 12:7-13; Ps 51: 1-19
Teaching resources: bible.
10. CALL TO REPENTANCE CONTENTS
Zaccheus Luke 19:1-9
Teacher: Guides reading of the bible
Teaching resources: pictures of zaccheus on the tree.
11. CALL TO REPENTANCE CONTENTS
the people of Nineveh repented of their sins Jonah 3:1-10
john the Baptist calls for repentance Luke 3:1-14
Teacher: Guides the students to read bible passages and explain.
Teaching resources: costumes e.g. crown, ashes, bell etc
12. CALL TO REPENTANCE CONTENTS
Consequences of lack of repentance 1sam 3:18 1sam 4:10-21
Teacher: Leads the student to discuss on the consequences of lack of repentance.
Teaching resources: filp cards.
13 Revision
14 Examination

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS1 SECOND TERM.
1. CALL TO OBEDIENCE
Meaning of obedience
Abraham obeys God’s call
Teacher: Guide students reading of bible passages.
Teaching resources: Bible atlases.
Posters of Abraham leaving your of Chaldeans.
2. CALL TO OBEDIENCE
Blessing f3orm obeying God’s call Gen 12:1-9
The birth of Isaac Gen 21:1-8
Teacher: Lead discussion on (blessings) accrued form Abraham’s
obedience. Guides students reading of bible passages.

Teaching resources: bible
3. CALL TO OBEDIENCE CONTENTS
Abraham demonstrates his obedience in the “Sacrifice” of Isaac
Gen 22:1-18
Teacher: guides student to Dramatize of the “sacrifice” of Isaac
Teaching resources: costumes, Students as resource persons to act role play.
4. CALL TO SERVICE
meaning of service, example of people who served in the bible
Teacher: Leads student to discussion on people who served in the bible
Teaching resources: flash cards, bible
5. CALL TO SERVICE CONTENTS
Joseph is sold to Egypt Gen 37:12-36
Teacher: Guides students to read the bible passages
Teaching resources: bible
6. CALL TO SERVICE CONTENTS
Joseph serves in Egypt Gen 41:3-57
Teacher: Guides students to read the bible passages. Leads students to discover problems and blessings in service.
Teaching resources: Bible, posters of leaders and flip chart
of problems and blessing in service.
7. CALL TO SERVICE
Ruth serves her mother-in-law Ruth 1:7-18
Teacher: Guides students to read bible passages
Teaching resources: Bible.
8. CALL TO SERVICE CONTENTS
Lessons from the service of Joseph and Ruth
Teacher: Leads students to deduce lesson from service lives of Joseph and Ruth
Teaching resources: flash cards, bible.
9. CALL TO SERVICE CONTENTS
Life in God’s service 1 peter 2:18-25
Teacher: Guides students to read the bible and deduce life in God’s service from the passage.
Teaching resources: Bible flash cards
10. WAYS CHRISTIAN ARE CALLED TO SERVICE OF GOD AND HUMILITY
Teacher: Guides student to discuss people that God call to his service in bible and Nigerian leaders both past and present

Problems of service eg bribery and corruption, Sexual Harassment.
Teaching resources: News papers showing photograph of
leaders rendering service to humanity
11. Revision
12. Examination

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS1 THIRD TERM

1. Relationship in the family
meaning of the family types of family
Teacher: Guides student to discuss the meaning and types of family
Teaching resources: Flash cards
2. Relationship in the family Cont.
recognizing a family member, names of family members, family tree.
Teacher: Guides student to draw the
family tree
Teaching resources: Drawing of family tree
3. Relationship in the family conts
Different roles of members of the family Eph 6:1-9 5:21 – 33 Col 3:18—21 1 peter 3: 1—7
Teacher: Leads the student to mention different roles of the family members.
Teaching resources: Chart showing members of the family
engaging in different roles
4. Relationship in the family conts: types of family, attribute of a good family name, example reputation prov 22:1 Ecc 7:1
Teacher: Guides the student to discuss on types of family and
attribute of a good family name
Teaching resources: Bible, flash cards

5. Relationship in the school
Names of members of the school(school principals subject teachers, prefect friends E.T.C )
Teacher: Guides student to list names of principal teachers etc
Teaching resources: School organogram
6. Relationship in the school conts
Choosing friends at school, factors to be considered: common interest age, religion etc
Teacher: Guides student on how to identify genuine friends
Teaching resources: Wall charts showing qualities of genuine friendship
7. Relationship in the school conts
Friendship between David and Jonathan 1 sam18 –5
The friend at midnight Luke :5 – 13
Teacher: Guides student to read relevant bible passage
Teaching resources: Loaves of bread mats classroom chairs and space
8. RELATIONSHIP IN THE SCHOOL CONTS
Consequences of bad friendship:
Cultism, stealing, drug addiction, prostitution, lesbianism,
homo- sexuality, smoking drinking, laziness truancy, etc prov 1:10 2thes 3:6 – 13
Teacher: Leads the student to identify evils of bad friendship.
Teaching resources: Pictures showing victims of drug addicts.
9. RELATIONSHIP IN THE CHURCH AND COMMUNITY
Identification of the names of community leaders:
field trip
Teacher: Leads students to identify names of some community leaders.
Teaching resources: Pictures of community leaders.
10. Relationship in the church and community conts.
Ways of sustaining relationship in the community:
Respect for elders and leaders.
Obeying the laws of the land.
Teacher: Leads the students to discuss various ways relationship can be sustained in the community

Learners: participate in community development programmes
caring for the needy and religious men, giving alms to a beggar
Teaching resources: posters of needy members of the community, cartoons and picture of a person.

11. Relationship in the church and community conts
Relationship in the church:
Love your Christian brothers and sister etc Rom 12:9-21
Maintain relationship in the church 1pet 3:8-13,Rom 13:1-7
Teacher: Guides students in reading the Bible passages
Teaching resources :Bible, pictures of priests or bishops, worshippers, etc
12. Revision
13. Examination

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