Scheme of Work on History

Curriculum for Senior Secondary

FIRST TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Islamic Movement and the establishment of Muslim States in West Africa
Wk 2: What History is and why we teach History Wk 2: The Sokoto Caliphate Wk 2: The Jihad of Ahmadu Seku
Wk 3: Sources of History and Dating Wk 3: The administration of the Caliphate Wk 3: The Jihad of Alhaji Umar
Wk 4: Historical skills (ancient and modern approaches) Wk 4: The impact of the Jihad Wk 4: The Activities of Samori Toure
Wk 5: Prospects of ICT in Historical Studies Wk 5: Bornu under the Shehus The emergence of Elkanemi Wk 5: The Muslim states in the face of European Colonization
Wk 6: Land and peoples of Nigeria Wk 6: Developments under El-Kanemi and the Shehus Wk 6: Christian Missionary Activity in West Africa
Wk 7: Traditions of origin and Historical links among certain groups. Wk 7: Yoruba land in the 19th Century Oyo Empire Wk 7: Impact of Christian Missionary Activities in West Africa
Wk 8: Early Centres of Civilization in Nigeria Wk 8: The era of Ibadan imperialism Wk 8: Empires in Western Sudan
Wk 9: The State Formation Process. (Centralised and Non-Centralised States) a) Centralised States Wk 9: The peace treaty of 1886 and its aftermath Wk 9: The Industrial Revolution, the New Imperialism and scramble for Africa by European Powers
Wk 10: Kanem and Bornu to 1800. Wk 10: Benin in the 19th century Wk 10: The Berlin Conference and Partition of Africa
Wk 11: Revision Wk 11: The first Phase of British Conquest 1851-1900 Wk 11: Colonial subjugation, occupation and African Reaction
Wk 12: Colonial Rule in Africa
SECOND TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Consolidation of European Culture in Africa
Wk 2: The Hausa States to 1800. Wk 2: The Second Phase of British Conquest, 1900-1914 Wk 2: The Colonial Economy and the Under-development of Africa
Wk 3: Nupe Wk 3: The early Phase of British rule, 1900-1914 Wk 3: Colonial Africa and the Two World Wars
Wk 4: The Jukun Wk 4: The Amalgamation of Nigeria and its Significance. Wk 4: Colonial Policies and African Discontent
Wk 5: Ife and Oyo Wk 5: COLONIAL RULE AND ITS IMPACT : Central Administration Wk 5: Formation of Political Parties and Association in West Africa
Wk 6: Benin Wk 6: The Colonial Economy Wk 6: External Influences on Nationalist Movement
Wk 7: The Efik Wk 7: Social Development and Inter- Group Relations Wk 7: Patterns of Nationalist Movement and the Regaining of Independence
Wk 8: Non-Centralised States 1. Social Political Organization. Wk 8: Origins of Nationalism Wk 8: Prelude to Apartheid
Wk 9: Aspects of the History of the non-centralised states of Nigeria. Wk 9: Nationalist movements after the Second World War Wk 9: Apartheid Legislation and the Suppression of African Nationalist Movement
Wk 10: Inter-group relations : Economic activities and Inter-group relations. Wk 10: The road to Independence and the attainment of Independence Wk 10: External Reaction to Apartheid.
Wk 11: The First Republic, 1960-1966: Political Developments Wk 11: The O.A.U. and Apartheid
Wk 12: Neo-Colonialism and Political Development
THIRD TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Revision Wk 1: Neo-Colonialism and Economic Under-Development
Wk 2: The Impact of Migrations, War and Politics on Inter-group Relations. Wk 2: THE FIRST REPUBLIC 1960-1966: SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS Wk 2: Unequal development within States and Instability
Wk 3: Indigenous Technology, Crafts and Industries. Wk 3: THE 1966 COUP D’ETAT AND THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR Wk 3: The Military intervention in African Politics
Wk 4: Early external influences: a) Contact with North African Trade and Islam 1. The Trans Saharan Trade Wk 4: THE MILITARY RULE AND THE RECONSTRUCTION Wk 4: Boundary Disputes and the Threat to African Unity
Wk 5: Islam in Kanem Bornu Wk 5: THE MILITARY ADMINISTRATION OF 1975-1979 Wk 5: The Commonwealth, OAU (AU), ECOWAS, UNO and OPEC
Wk 6: Islam in Hausa land Wk 6: The Second Republic 1979-1983 Wk 6: Africans in Diaspora in World Issues
Wk 7: Early European Contacts with the Coastal States. Wk 7: The Return of the Military THE BUHARI/ IDIAGBON REGIME Wk 7: Racism and the African
Wk 8: Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Origin of the Atlantic Slave Trade Wk 8: THE IBRAHIM BABNGIDA REGIME, 1985-1993 Wk 8: History of Developed Societies
Wk 9: Organisation of the slave trade. Wk 9: The Challenges of Democratic Governance. Interim National Government and the Return of the Military, 1993-1998 Wk 9: Debt Relief and International Aids
Wk 10: The effects of the Atlantic slave trade. Wk 10: The Transition and the Fourth Republic Wk 10: Peacekeeping and Socio-political Interest of the Developed Societies
Wk 11: Enduring Issues Wk 11: Armaments, Nuclear Science and World Peace.
Wk 12: Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and NEEDS