PRIMARY 1 SCHEME OF WORK

MATHEMATICS FIRST TERM

MATHEMATICS SECOND TERM

MATHEMATICS THIRD TERM

ENGLISH STUDIES FIRST TERM

ENGLISH STUDIES SECOND TERM

ENGLISH STUDIES THIRD TERM

THIS SCHEME CONTAIN WEEK, TOPIC, PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE, CONTENT,  TEACHER/PUPILS ACTIVITIES AS WELL AS LEARNING RESOURCES.

WK 1. Revision of previous term’s work.
WK 2. Identification of persons and objects
Objective: Pupils should be able to:
1. identify self, family members
e.g. father, mother, brother and sister
etc.
2. identify named objects at home, on
the way to and from school, and in the school compound.
1. Introductions such as “What is your name?”
“May name is Tinu”.
her’s/sister’s name?”
2. Identification of objects at home e.g. bed, mat, radio “What is this?”
“ Show me a cup” etc.
Teacher’s Activities: 1. Introduces himself to the class “ My name is Abu”. 2. Asks different pupils
their names, names of family members. 3. Guides different pairs of children to introduce themselves to one another. 4. Presents different household, classroom, and school objects, and guides pupils to identify them by name e.g. a bag, a table.
Pupils: 1. Say their names and those of family and class members clearly. 2. Participate in self introduction. 3. Identify given objects by names.
Resources: 1. Pictures 2. Charts
3. Real objects.

WK 3. Identification of colours and
animals
Objective: Pupils should be able to:
1. identify primary colours associating them with objects
appropriately;
2. identify named animals; and
3. clearly pronounce names of colours and animals
Content: 1. Identification of major colours: white, red, blue, yellow,
black. 2. Description of things according to their colours e.g. ‘yellow bag’, ‘red bucket’, “Give me the green book” etc. 3. Identification of animals: – domestic animals e.g.
“Cat, dogs and goats”. – wild animals e.g. Lions, Elephants and Hyenas.
Teacher: 1. Associates colours
with objects in the classroom. 2.Guides pupils to identify objects of named colours.
Pupils: 1. Identify major colour e.g white, red, yellow etc. 2. Explain what domestic and non- domestic animals
are with examples.
Resources: 1. Brightly coloured
picture books. 2. Charts containing different animals.

WK 4. Expressing possession
Objective: Pupils should be able to use:
1. singular forms of possession to express ownership. 2. make their own sentence using possessive in clear
correct sentences.
Using the possessive my, yours, his, hers, in simple correct sentences e.g.

a. This is my pen
c. this is his/her pen
Teacher: 1. Explains possessive forms: Forms that show ownership
2. Lists possessive words 3. Uses possessives in sentences and encourages pupils to repeat his examples. 4. Asks pupils to make their own sentences.
Pupils: 1. Listen to teacher’s explanation. 2. Repeat teacher’s examples. 3. Make their own sentences using possessives in clear correct sentences.
Resources: 1. Read objects 2. Picture of objects 3. Course book

5. Expressing gratitude and farewell
Objective: Pupils should be able to:
1. express gratitude correctly. 2. say farewell to people correctly.
Contents: 1. Expressing gratitude through role play. 2. Expressing
farewell in various ways and situations. 3. Expressing farewell.
Teacher: 1. Leads pupils to mention occasions when we should express
gratitude e.g. when we receive gifts, when people show us kindness or are
polite to us. 2. Makes sentences
expressing gratitude to children, parents, elders. 3. Asks pupils to repeat the sentences 4. Guides children to role play a situation which
allows them to express gratitude
5. Makes sentences expressing farewell in various ways e.g. goodbye, farewell, bye- bye.
Pupils: 1. Listen to teacher and repeat the teacher’s expression. 2. Dramatize different situations for using “thank you”. Ma/Sir/Daddy etc. e.g. after eating our food, when we receive gifts from people. 3. Role play “farewell”.
Resources: 1. Pictures depicting relevant situations. 2. Wall charts
3. Course books 4. Audio/video tapes.

Objective: Pupils should be able to:
‘what’. 2. answer simple questions correctly.
Contents: Simple questions and answers, such as:
i. ‘What is your name?’ ‘my name is
Olu’
ii. What is your father’s name?’ ‘my
father’s name is Ahmed’.
to the questions. 3. Pairs pupils and
guides them as they take turns to ask one another questions and answer them.
Pupils: 1. Answer teacher’s questions e.g. “My name is Akpan”.
2. Ask one another simple questions,
giving correct answers to the questions.
Resources: 1. Charts 2. Flannel graph
3. Real objects 4. Audio-visual
materials

7. Introducing nouns and pronouns
Objective: Pupils should be
able to:
1. identify nouns and pronouns in
phrases and sentences. 2. correctly use nouns and pronouns in sentences.
Nouns: e.g. Lagos, house, Hauwa, etc
pronouns e.g. she, they, he, it etc.
Teacher: 1. Explains nouns and pronouns and their uses. 2. Guides pupils to identify and use nouns and pronouns in sentences.
Pupils: 1. Identify nouns and pronouns. 2. Use nouns and pronouns in sentences.
Resources: 1. Course book 2. Real objects 3. Pictures 4. Flash card

8. Indicating singular/plural forms
Objective: Pupils should be able to identify:
Contents: 1. singular forms of objects. 2. identify plural forms of object.
Singular forms e.g. ball, boy, girl. Plural forms e.g. balls, boys, girls.
Teacher: 1. Gives examples of singular forms. 2. Gives examples of plural forms.

Pupils: 1. Identify singular forms. 2. Identify plural forms of objects.
Resources: 1. Real objects 2. Wall charts 3. Pictures 4. Flash card

9. Use of articles “a” and “an”
Objective: Pupils should be able to:
identify objects that use articles “A” or “An”.
Contents: 1. Identification of
objects using articles “A” e.g. A goat; A
dog. 2. Identification of objects using articles “An” e.g. An egg; An umbrella.
Teacher: 1. Gives examples of objects using articles “A”. 2. Gives examples of those using article “An”.
1. Identify objects using article “A”. 2. Identify objects using article “An”.

Resources:
1. Real objects
2. Pictures
3. Toys

10. Present and past actions
Objective: Pupils should be able to identify present and past actions e.g. I eat very every morning. I ate rice
yesterday.  Identification of present and past actions.
Teacher: Gives examples of present and past actions.
Pupils: Identify present and past actions
Resources: 1. Wall charts 2. Pictures Pupils to orally express present and past actions
11 REVISION
12 EXAMINATION

BST (BASIC SCIENCE, BASIC TECHNOLOGY, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & PHYSICAL/HEALTHY EDUCATION)

BASIC SCIENCE FIRST TERM

BASIC SCIENCENCE SECOND TERM

BASIC SCIENCE THIRD TERM

BASIC TECHNOLOGY FIRST TERM

BASIC TECHNOLOGY SECOND TERM

BASIC TECHNOLOGY THIRD TERM

PHYSICAL / HEALTH EDUCATION 1ST TERM

PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION 2ND TERM

PHYSICAL / HEALTH EDUCATION 3RD TERM

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FIRST TERM

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECOND TERM

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY THIRD TERM

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES FIRST TERM

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES 2ND TERM

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES 3RD TERM

NATIONAL VALUES

(CIVIC EDUCATION, SOCIAL STUDIES, & SECURITY EDUCATION)

CIVIC EDUCATION FIRST TERM

CIVIC EDUCATION SECOND TERM

CIVIC EDUCATION THIRD TERM

SOCIAL STUDIES FIRST TERM

SOCIAL STUDIES SECOND TERM

SOCIAL STUDIES THIRD TERM

WK. 1 Food

Meaning of food
“Food is anything
we eat, drink or take
into our body to
give us energy and
help us to grow.

2. Some food eaten in the locality

Foods eaten in the locality (bread, eggs, yam, garri, fish, meat, tuwo etc.)

3. Sources of food in the society

Sources of food in the locality
– Farms
– Markets
– Rivers etc.

4. Food safety

. Meaning of food safely.

. How to ensure that what we eat, drink or take into our body is not harmful to health

5. Guide to safety

Guide to food safety:

– observe a sign of food is safe.

6. Risk factors in food

1. Meaning of risk factor: “Those factors that drive the occurrence of a hazard
2. Examples of risk factors in food
– Agro-chemical induced death etc.

7. Risk factors in food distribution

Risk factors in food
preparation and distribution: – poor storagecondition. – poor handling
– poor hygiene. – other unknown risks.

8. Source of water supply

Sources of water supply
– Stream
– Spring
– Bore-hole
– Rainfall – Well etc

9. Qualities of good water

1. meaning of qualities
2. Qualities of good water
– No taste
– No smell – No colour etc.

10. Uses of water

Uses of water
– Washing
– Cooking etc.
11-12. Revision and Examination