Recent Scheme of Work on Social Studies

Syllabus for Lower Basic

FIRST TERM
BASIC 1 BASIC 2 BASIC 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Fundamental Of Social Studies
Topic: Meaning of social studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of social studies
WEEK 2

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: Scope of Social Studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of scope of social studies:
- The areas which social studies focuses to solve man‟s problems of solver.
- Areas which social studies focuses are:
- Critical thinking
- Reflective thinking
- Problem solving
WEEK 2

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Members of a nuclear family. - Father, mother/mothers and children
WEEK 3

Theme: Fundamental Of Social Studies
Topic: Meaning of social studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
The study of man and how his problems are solved in the environment
WEEK 3

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: Physical Environment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Our physical environment:
- Some people live in desert condition
- Other live in fertile places
- Some near lakes, rivers or oceans
- Some in mountains
- Other low laying areas
- Climate varies tremendously over the globe
WEEK 3

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Members of a nuclear family. - Father, mother/mothers and children
WEEK 4

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of a family (father, mother, and children)
WEEK 4

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Foods We Eat in our Culture as Family Members
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Some Nigerian foods are; Yam, Eba, Amala, Tuwo Shinkafa, Plantain, Rice, Beans, Cocoyam, Pounded Yam, Akpu, Starch etc
WEEK 4

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Extended Family i.e. close blood relations
WEEK 5

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of a family (father, mother, and children)
WEEK 5

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Foods We Eat in our Culture as Family Members
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Consequences of Eating together as a family: e.g. promotes communalism, Happiness, family unity and loyalty, etc
WEEK 5

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Extended Family i.e. close blood relations
WEEK 6

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of family
- The Nuclear Family: father, mother and children.
- Extended Family: father, mother children, grandfather and grandmother, uncles, aunts, cousins and nephews.
WEEK 6

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Importance of these Foods to our Growth
Sub-Topic:
Content:
The Nutrients in the food we take are:
- Carbohydrate
- Protein
- Vitamins
- Fats and Oil
WEEK 6

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Respect among family members e.g.
- father/ mother,
- Parents/ children
- Sibling/sibling
- Children/uncles, parents/inlaws etc
WEEK 7

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of family
- The Nuclear Family: father, mother and children.
- Extended Family: father, mother children, grandfather and grandmother, uncles, aunts, cousins and nephews.
WEEK 7

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Importance of these Foods to our Growth
Sub-Topic:
Content:
The Nutrients in the food we take are:
- Carbohydrate
- Protein
- Vitamins
- Fats and Oil
WEEK 7

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Respect among family members e.g.
- father/ mother,
- Parents/ children
- Sibling/sibling
- Children/uncles, parents/inlaws etc
WEEK 8

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Qualities of a good family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Qualities of a good family: honesty, contentment, interest of others, not greedy, not selfish, discipline, obedience, etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: Importance of these Foods to our Growth
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Importance of food to our growth:
- supply energy
- build our body
- Keep the body health
- provide heats and energy
WEEK 8

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Functions or roles of extended family members include;
- assisting the direct parent in the child‟s upbringing.
- Extended family members give the child a social identity.
- The also help in keeping family history
WEEK 9

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Qualities of a good family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Qualities of a good family: honesty, contentment, interest of others, not greedy, not selfish, discipline, obedience, etc.
WEEK 9

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: Importance of these Foods to our Growth
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Importance of food to our growth:
- supply energy
- build our body
- Keep the body health
- provide heats and energy
WEEK 9

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Nuclear and Extended Families
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Functions or roles of extended family members include;
- assisting the direct parent in the child‟s upbringing.
- Extended family members give the child a social identity.
- The also help in keeping family history

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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SECOND TERM
BASIC 1 BASIC 2 BASIC 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Meaning and Types of Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of culture e.g. Peoples‟ ways of life that include dressing, dancing, eating, etc
WEEK 2

Theme: Culture And Basic Values
Topic: Greetings and Respect to Elders in our Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Greeting is a way of showing respect to people and appreciating them
WEEK 2

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Types of Marriages in our Community
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of marriage.
- Lawful and acceptable union of a man and woman to make up a family
WEEK 3

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Meaning and Types of Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of culture e.g. material, non-material.
WEEK 3

Theme: Culture And Basic Values
Topic: Greetings and Respect to Elders in our Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Forms of greeting include: kneeling, prostrating, shaking of hands, clenching of fists etc
WEEK 3

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Types of Marriages in our Community
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of marriages: polygamy, monogamy etc
WEEK 4

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Values that Show Good Morals in Our Society
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Examples of morals to show what is right i.e. greeting, respect ,loyalty, kindness, honesty, contentment, tolerance, etc. and what is wrong e.g. stealing, bullying, fighting, lying etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Culture And Basic Values
Topic: Greetings and Respect to Elders in our Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Greetings promote tolerance, good neighborliness, Courtesy, friendliness etc
WEEK 4

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Various Ways of Getting Married and the Objects used in the Ceremony
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Marriage practices in Nigeria: e.g.
- religious marriage either in the court or mosque,
- traditional marriage or court wedding
- agreement by the two families by paying the bride price
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Reasons for Taking Substances into the Body
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Reasons for taking substances into the body:
- stay alive,
- hunger,
- thirst,
- enjoyment,
- imitation,
- curiosity,
- availability, etc
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Keeping our Environment Clean
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Ways of keeping our environment clean:
- Proper disposal of waste.
- Proper use of the toilets/urinary.
- Provision of waste bins.
- Allowing drains to flow.
- Clearing and sweeping round our surroundings.
- Regular sweeping of our homes
WEEK 5

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Various Ways of Getting Married and the Objects used in the Ceremony
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Objects used in Marriage ceremonies: Wine, kolanut, food items, wedding gown, money services etc
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Reasons for Taking Substances into the Body
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Effects of taking substances into the body e.g. stomach pain, vomiting, stooling, sleeplessness or restlessness, dullness, dizziness, nausea, fainting, death, etc
WEEK 6

Theme:Social And Health Issues
Topic: Accidents in the School/Home
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of Accidents: “Accidents are unplanned events that lead to injury, Damage or death”
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Common Drugs in Our Community and The Right People to Give Them.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Explain the meaning of drug – medical substances for curing illnesses
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Overdose (too much eating, drinking or smoking)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Causes and Observable signs/symptoms of overdose: e.g. coughing incessantly, fainting, stooling, etc
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Accidents in the School/Home
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Causes of accidents in school and Home
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Common Drugs in Our Community and The Right People to Give Them.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Identification of modern common medicine/drugs e.g. Aspirin, Daga, Nivaquine, Panadol, Paracetamol, Alabukun Phrenic, traditional e.g. lemon grass
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Overdose (too much eating, drinking or smoking)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Effects of too much eating and drinking:
- Frequent urinating, bed wetting, intoxication, etc.
- Watery eyes, coughing, chocking fainting, dizziness,
- Loss of memory, etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Accidents in the School/Home
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Prevention of Accidents in the school/ home:
- Remove all dangerous objects from the surroundings.
- Do not play with dangerous or sharp objects.
- Avoid exposed electricity sources (naked wires).
- Removing what has caused the accident
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Common Drugs in Our Community and The Right People to Give Them.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Who administers the drugs: parents, guardian, teacher or nurses, doctors, etc
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Overdose (too much eating, drinking or smoking)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
How to help people suffering from Foods or drug overdose: - once observed, report to parents, teacher or any adult around.
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Accidents in the School/Home
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Caring for Accident Victims
- Report accidents in school or home to parents/elderly persons/teacher.
- Take victims to nearby hospitals/clinic
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Ways of Identifying Someone who has Abused Drugs
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Drug abuse intake of medicine without prescription
2. Ways of knowing someone who has abused drugs:
- Untidy appearance
- Drunken behaviour
- Frequent fighting
- Disobedience
- Convulsion
- Inattentiveness,
- having frequent accidents
3. Ways of helping someone who has abused drugs/ medicines e.g. reporting any change of behaviour to parent, teacher and other adults:
- Seeking medical attention, etc

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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THIRD TERM
BASIC 1 BASIC 2 BASIC 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Food
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of food. “Food is anything we eat, drink or take into our body to give us energy and help us grow
WEEK 2

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Drugs
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of Drugs: - Any substance other than food which when taken can change the body function
WEEK 2

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Ways of preventing common Illness
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Common illnesses in the community:
- Malaria
- Dysentery
- Diarrhea
- Cholera, etc
WEEK 3

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Food
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Foods eaten in the locality (bread, eggs, yam, garri, fish, meat, tuwo etc)
WEEK 3

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Drugs
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Categories of Drugs:
- Legal drugs;
- Socially acceptable drugs;
- Illegal drugs
WEEK 3

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Ways of preventing common Illness
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Symptoms of common illnesses in the community:
- General weakness
- Lack of appetite
- Headache/cold etc
WEEK 4

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Food
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Sources of food in the locality/farms, markets, rivers, etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Drug Abuse
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of drug abuse: – use of drugs without the advice of a qualified doctor/ pharmacist
WEEK 4

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Ways of preventing common Illness
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Causes of common illnesses like dysentery or diarrhea:
- Dirty and polluted surroundings.
- Infections
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Food Safety
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of Food Safety: - How to ensure that what we eat, drink or take into our body is not harmful to health
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Drug Abuse
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Dangers of drug abuse:
- Mental illness
- Accident
- Addiction
- Drop-out of school
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Ways of preventing common Illness
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Prevention of common illnesses.
- Cleaning of one‟s environment.
- Eating balanced diet.
- Regular medical checkup etc
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Food Safety
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Guide to Food Safety:
- Reading food Labels;
- Observe signs of food spoilage and causative organisms;
- Washing hands before and after food preparation, etc
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Drug Abuse
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Ways of preventing drug abuse:
- Avoid bad friends
- Seek advice of doctors/nurses and pharmacist before taking drugs.
-Avoid buying medicines in buses or unauthorized stores.
- Avoid self-medication
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Causes of Road Accidents
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of road accidents: - Sudden bad happen(s) on the road which can cause damage or lost of property, physical injury or lost of life
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Risk Factors in Food
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of Risk Factors: “Those factors that drive the occurrence of a hazard”
2. Examples of Risk Factors in Food:
- Adulteration
- Food fraud incidences
- Agro-chemical induced death, etc
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Harmful Substances and How to Avoid taking them
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of harmful substances – food, water, fruits or drugs that are unfit for human consumption
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Causes of Road Accidents
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Causes of road accident include:
- Bad roads.
- Poorly built roads by corrupt and inappropriate workers.
- Poor use of resources.
- Bad vehicles.
- Careless & unsafe driving
- Inability to read and interpret road signs etc
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Risk Factors in Food
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Risk Factors in Food distribution and Preparation:
- Poor storage conditions;
- Poor handling;
- Poor Hygiene;
- Other Unknown Risks
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Harmful Substances and How to Avoid taking them
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Examples of harmful substances:
- stale foods
- poorly cooked foods
- rotten foods
- infested foods
- expired foods/drugs
- un-ripe fruits
- impure water
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Giving First Aid Treatment to Road Accident Victims
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Objects found in first-aid box:
- scissors
- bandage
- pain relieve tablets
- razorblade
- cotton wool
- iodine
- izal etc
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Sources and Uses of Water
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Sources of water supply in the locality:
- Stream
- Spring
- River
- Tap
- Bore-hole
- Rainfall,
- Well etc
2. Uses of water:
- Drinking;
- Washing;
- Cooking, etc
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Harmful Substances and How to Avoid taking them
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Ways of preventing intake of harmful substances.
- Avoid eating stale, poorly cooked, dirty and infested foods.
- Avoid taking expired food/drugs.
- Take only drugs that are prescribed by the doctor/physician
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Giving First Aid Treatment to Road Accident Victims
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Simple first-aid treatment:
- Clean the wound with antiseptic.
- Cover with plaster or bandage.
- Administer pills as recommended by doctors, etc

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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