Recent Scheme of Work on Social Studies

Syllabus for Junior Secondary

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

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies Education
Topic: History of Nigerian Social Studies Education
Sub-Topic:
Content:
History of Nigerian Social Studies Education:
- First conceived in the united state and later spread to Europe.
WEEK 2

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: General Objectives of Social Studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
General objectives of social studies include to:
- Develop the ability to adopt to changing environment.
WEEK 2

Theme: Fundamental of social Studies
Topic: Contents of Social Studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of social studies contents:
- Facts, concepts, generalization, skills, values, and attitudes relevant for leaners and the society.
- Cognitive, affective, and psychomotor contents.
WEEK 3

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies Education
History of Nigerian Social Studies EducationSub-Topic:
Content:
After the world wars it was identified as a course that is relevant to the understanding of man and his problems.
WEEK 3

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: General Objectives of Social Studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Inculcate national consciousness and natural unity;
WEEK 3

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Roles of Extended Family Members in Child Development
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Members of Extended Family - Grandparents, Uncles, Aunties, Cousins, Nephews and Nieces etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies Education
History of Nigerian Social Studies EducationSub-Topic:
Content:
Conferences were held to spread it in Africa, i.e. Mombasa conference in Kenya.
WEEK 4

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: General Objectives of Social Studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Become good citizen, capable of and willing to contribute to the development of the society; and
WEEK 4

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Roles of Extended Family Members in Child Development
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Roles of Extended Family Members in Child Development
- Act as agent of socialization
- Share folklores
- Learning how to relate to elders, younger family members and peers
- Support the nuclear family members whenever the need arises etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies Education
History of Nigerian Social Studies EducationSub-Topic:
Content:
Back home in Nigeria, the Aiyetoro comprehensive High School Pilot Study and Project with the assistance of ford foundation.
- Former twelve states of Nigeria went further to organize activities to promote social study in their educational institution and schools.
WEEK 5

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies
Topic: General Objectives of Social Studies
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Inculcate the right types of values and attitudes.
WEEK 5

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Human Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of human trafficking-recruiting, transporting and transferring of persons across borders(national and international) with the intention to deceive and exploit them.
WEEK 6

Theme: Fundamentals Of Social Studies Education
History of Nigerian Social Studies EducationSub-Topic:
Content:
Today social study is taught in the primary school, junior secondary schools, NTI, Grade II Teachers Certificates , Colleges of Education and Universities. One can obtain PhD in social studies.
WEEK 6

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Family Bond and Living Together as one Family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Advantages of living together in the Family include:
- Protection
- Happiness
- Unity
- Education of children
- Maintaining good family name and reputation
- Good social behavior
WEEK 6

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Human Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Factors responsible for children and women trafficking
- False hope of continuing education or working abroad
- Poverty
- Increasing demand for foreign workers
- Growth of billion-dollar sex and entertainment industry etc
WEEK 7

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Family as A Primary Social Group
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of Primary Social Group;
It is a group whose members share close, personal, and long lasting relationships.
Members show concern for one another, and share activities and culture.
2 What makes the Family a Primary Social Group
- It is main unit of socialization
- Everybody belongs to one family or another
- Every society grows from the social unit called family etc.
WEEK 7

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Family Bond and Living Together as one Family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of Family Bond and Cohesion- strong ties that recognize and respect individual family members' rights
WEEK 7

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Human Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Consequences of human trafficking:
- Loss of human resources
- Life of crime, addiction and sexual violence
- Weakens ties of family love and influence etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Family as A Primary Social Group
Sub-Topic:
Content:
The roles and responsibilities of members of a family as a primary social group:
- Get members to work for the growth of the community
- Work as adult members to contribute to the economy
- Play key roles in population growth, especially the father and mother
- Play active role in political affairs e.g. registering and voting etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Family Bond and Living Together as one Family
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Importance of Good Family Reputation
- Good name
- Respect from other
members of the community, etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Human Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Preventive Measures:
- Awareness raising
- Education,
- Advocacy, Legislation, etc.
WEEK 9

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: The Consequences of Large/Small Family Size
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Characteristics of Large Family size-father, mother, and many children.
2 Characteristics of Small Family Size-father, mother, and very few children.
3 Consequences of family size on:
i. quality of individual lives
ii. the national economy
WEEK 9

Theme: Family As The Basic Unit Of Society
Topic: Family Bond and Living Together as one Family (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Importance of Good Family Reputation
- Good name
- Respect from other
members of the community, etc. (Cont.)
WEEK 9

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Preventing Human Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of human trafficking-recruiting, transporting and transferring of persons across borders(national and international) with the intention to deceive and exploit them.
2 Preventive Measures:
- Awareness raising
- Education,
- Advocacy, and
- Legislation etc

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Meaning and Characteristics of Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of Culture- a total way of life of the people.
2 Components of culture
- Material and non material culture
WEEK 2

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Purposes of Marriage
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of marriage - is a binding contract between the two parties that joins together their possessions, income, and lives.
WEEK 2

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Harmful Traditional Practices
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of harmful traditional Practices- Practices that bring physical, mental, social and health dangers, and damages to people.
WEEK 3

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Meaning and Characteristics of Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Features of culture
- Language
- Food and dressing
- Religion
- Technology/ Craft, etc.
WEEK 3

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Purposes of Marriage
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Purposes of marriage
- Procreation
- Satisfying Economic and Social Needs
- Sexual Satisfaction
- Growth in mutual love etc.
WEEK 3

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Harmful Traditional Practices
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Examples of harmful traditional practices
- Use of children for begging
- Child agric labour
- Female circumcision
- Early marriage etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Meaning and Characteristics of Culture
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Characteristics of culture
- We learn culture
- It tells us how different
activities can be carried out - It allows a range of
permissible behaviours etc.
2. Cultural differences in Nigeria.
WEEK 4

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Readiness in Marriage
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Conditions for marriage:
- physiological fitness,
- socially stability
- financial readiness.
WEEK 4

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Harmful Traditional Practices
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Consequences:
- Problem at child birth
- Exploitation of children
- Deprivation of schooling
- VVF etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Similarities and Differences among Cultures in Nigeria
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Cultural similarities in Nigeria.
2 Cultural differences in Nigeria.
3 Shared Norms and Values of Nigerian Communities.
WEEK 5

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Readiness in Marriage
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Effects of Lack of Readiness on Marriage Relationship
- Constant fight/Instability
- Divorce
- Broken home etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Harmful Traditional Practices
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Preventing of harmful traditional practices
- Public Enlightenment
WEEK 6

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Agents and Processes of Socialization
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of socialization-lifelong process of inheriting and passing on the norms, customs and ideologies of a social group. It may provide the individual with the skills and habits necessary for participating within their own society.
WEEK 6

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Positive Group Behaviours
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types of group behaviour:
- Mass Action
- Communal Labour
- Joining a protest or march
- Participating in a fight or
- Acting patriotically
WEEK 6

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Promoting Peaceful Living in our Society
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of Peace- cordial and friendly living among different groups of people.
WEEK 7

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Agents and Processes of Socialization
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Agents of socialization e.g. family, school, religious organizations, press, age grade, peer group, clubs & societies.
WEEK 7

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Positive Group Behaviours
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Characteristics of the different types of group behaviour (destructivenegative) and constructivepositive).
WEEK 7

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Promoting Peaceful Living in our Society
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Types:
- Positive peace
- Negative/ uneasy peace
WEEK 8

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Agents and Processes of Socialization
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Importance of socializationis the means by which human infants begin to acquire the skills necessary to perform as a functioning member of their society, and is the most important learning process one can experience
WEEK 8

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Positive Group Behaviours
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Benefits of Positive Group Behaviours
- Companionship
- Survival and security
- Affiliation and status
- Power and control
- Achievement
WEEK 8

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Promoting Peaceful Living in our Society
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Importance of peace:
- Lack of violent conflict
- Progress and development
- Happiness and less stress etc.
WEEK 9

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Road Safety Club as an Agent of Socialization
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Structure and Process of Forming Road Safety Club in Schools
2 The Roles of Road Safety Club in the Socialization of Youths
WEEK 9

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Positive Group Behaviours (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Benefits of Positive Group Behaviours
- Companionship
- Survival and security
- Affiliation and status
- Power and control
- Achievement (Cont.)
WEEK 9

Theme: Culture And Social Values
Topic: Promoting Peaceful Living in our Society
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Ways of promoting peace:
- tolerance
- social justice
- human rights, etc.

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Common Social Problems in Nigeria
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Contemporary social problems in Nigeria
(e.g. - Exam malpractice;
cultism HIV/AIDS) etc.
WEEK 2

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Meaning and Consequences of Drug Abuse and Harmful Substances.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of drug/ substance abuse
WEEK 2

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Social Conflicts
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of Conflict as Inter personal misunderstanding.
2 Types of conflict
- Non-violent
- Violent
WEEK 3

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Common Social Problems in Nigeria
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Causes of contemporary social problems in Nigeria e.g. poverty, corruption, lack of parental care greed etc.
WEEK 3

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Meaning and Consequences of Drug Abuse and Harmful Substances.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Forms of Drug Abuse
WEEK 3

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Social Conflicts
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Examples of Conflict;
- inter-ethnic conflicts e.g.
Urhobo/Itsekiri,
Kataf/Hausa, Yoruba/Hausa Conflicts etc.
- Communal/Intra ethnic e.g.
Ife/ Modakeke,
Agulaeri/Umuleri
2 Causes and consequences of Conflicts.
WEEK 4

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Ways of Solving the Common Social Problems in Nigeria.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Effects of social problems;
Poverty;
underdevelopment; etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Meaning and Consequences of Drug Abuse and Harmful Substances.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Consequences of drug abuse on the:
- Individual
- Community
- Nation
- International community
WEEK 4

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Managing and Resolving.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Conflict management and resolution e.g. dialogue, compromise, arbitration, court rulings, mediation etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Ways of Solving the Common Social Problems in Nigeria.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Ways of solving contemporary social problems e.g. Government policies, participation in civil society, personal discipline e.g. contentment, loyalty, faithfulness etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Meaning and Consequences of Drug Abuse and Harmful Substances II
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Ways of discouraging drug abuse:
- choosing good friends,
- forming drug free clubs
- acquiring coping skills such as assertiveness, refusal /resistance skills, problem solving, communication skills , decision making skills etc.
- constructive use of time e.g sports, religious activities etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Managing and Resolving.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Attributes required for conflict resolution;
- mutual understanding
-respect for rule of law
-tolerance in the face of provocation
-self control
-respect for opposing views.
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Our Roles in Promoting Safety in Our Community
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Need for safety.
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Meaning and Consequences of Drug Abuse and Harmful Substances II (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Ways of discouraging drug abuse:
- choosing good friends,
- forming drug free clubs
- acquiring coping skills such as assertiveness, refusal /resistance skills, problem solving, communication skills , decision making skills etc.
- constructive use of time e.g sports, religious activities etc.
WEEK 6

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Controlling Cultism in our Society.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of Cultism
2 Causes of Cultism
- home background;
- peer group influence;
- exposure to foreign values;
- proliferation of arms;
- drug/ substance abuse
- poor leadership; and
- injustice/marginalization.
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Our Roles in Promoting Safety in Our Community
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Safety measures in the Home, school and workplaces.
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Dangers of Drug Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Meaning of drug trafficking
WEEK 7

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Controlling Cultism in our Society.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Consequences of cultism:
- violence;
- break down of social values;
- criminal tendencies; and
- moral decadence
2 Solutions to cultism.
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Our Roles in Promoting Safety in Our Community
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Safety guidelines for pedestrians,
cyclists,
motor cyclists,
motorists, Etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Dangers of Drug Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Reasons for Trafficking in Drug:
- poverty;
- ignorance;
- greed etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Preventing Drug Trafficking.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of drug trafficking:
2 Reasons for Trafficking in Drugs
- poverty;
- ignorance;
- Greed etc.
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Our Roles in Promoting Safety in Our Community
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Safety guidelines for pedestrians,
cyclists,
motor cyclists,
motorists, Etc. (Cont.)
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Dangers of Drug Trafficking
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Dangers of drug trafficking:
- Bad image for the Country.
- Imprisonment
- Death Penalty in some cases
- Affects National Security
- Negative impacts on the economy.
WEEK 9

Theme: Social And Health Issues
Topic: Preventing Drug Trafficking.
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Consequences of drug Trafficking:
- Bad image for the Country.
- Imprisonment
- Death Penalty in some cases
- Forfeiture of assets (local and foreign) etc.
2. Prevention of drug trafficking
- education
- alleviation of poverty
- legislation
- International cooperation.

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