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JSS2 Basic Technology Scheme of Work

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About JSS2 Basic Technology Scheme of Work

Basic Technology for Junior Secondary Schools 2 is a foundational subject that introduces students to essential technological concepts, skills, and knowledge. It provides students with a fundamental understanding of principles in technology aiming to equip them with practical skills relevant to daily life and future career prospects. 

The Basic technology scheme of work covers various areas such as simple machines, woodworking, metalworking, and introductory computer skills. By carrying out theoretical learning and practical activities, students develop problem-solving abilities, creativity, and critical thinking skills essential for navigating the complexities of the modern world.

The study of basic technology in JSS2 serves as a stepping stone for further specialization in technology-related disciplines as students advance in their academic pursuits.

Assessment Guide

In junior secondary schools, how students are assessed in Basic Technology can differ from school to school. However, typically, they are evaluated through tests or quizzes (Continuous Assessment Tests), practical exercises, and end-of-term exams.

Grading usually follows a scale from A to F, with A representing excellent performance, typically scoring around 70% or 80%, and F indicating failure, usually below 45% or 40%.

JSS2 First Term Scheme of Work for Basic Technology

 LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION: UNIFIED SCHEMES OF WORK FOR JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL
 Basic Technology Scheme of Work for Junior Secondary School 2(JSS2)
 ClassJ.S.S 2
 SubjectBasic Technology
 TermFirst Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1FIRST AIDI. Definition
II. Materials
III. Application of Simple First Aid
2RESCUE OPERATIONI. Meaning of Rescue Operations
II. Different Aspects
III. Steps Involved in Rescue Operations
3MATERIALS USED THEIR COMMON USES II. Wood – State the Common Uses of Wood
II. Metal – State and Explain the Common Uses of Metal, Specific uses of Ferrous and Non
Ferrous Metals and their Alloys
4MATERIALS USED THEIR COMMON USES III. Ceramics/Glass
II. Rubber III. Plastics
5GEOMETRIC CONSTRUCTIONI. Lines – Identify and Draw Lines of Various Types
II. Definition, Types and Uses
III. Bisection and Division of Lines
6ANGLES IDefinition, Types and Uses.
7ANGLES IIBisection and Construction of Angles – 90, 45, 60, 30 etc
8TRIANGLESI. Definition and Types
II. Sketch Types of Triangle and Parts of a Triangle
9TRIANGLESI. Construction of Various Types of Triangles
II. Circumscribing, Inscribing, Escribing Circles to a given Triangle
10CIRCLESI. Definition II. Types and Parts of a Circle
III. Construction of Targets and Normal to a given Circle and Two to Two Equal and Unequal
Circles
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

JSS2 Second Term Scheme of Work for Basic Technology

 TermSecond Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1REVISION OF LAST TERM’S WORK 
2QUADRILATERALSI. Definition (Define, Identify and Construct Regular and Irregular Quadrilaterals)
II. Types/Sketches
III. Constructions
3POLYGONSI. Definition (Define, identify and Construct Regular and Irregular Polygons)
II. Types/Sketches
III. Constructions
4-5AREA OF PLANE FIGURESI. Enlargement/Reduction of Plane Figures (Regular and Irregular)
II. Determination of Areas of Regular and Irregular Figures
6WOODWORK MACHINESI. Definition (Identify and State the Uses)
II. Types and Uses
III. Care and Maintenance
7METAL WORK MACHINES II. Definition (Identify and State the Uses)
II. Types and Uses
III. Care and Maintenance
8METAL WORK MACHINES IICare and Maintenance (Identify the Processes Involved)
9FRICTION II. Definition and Causes of Friction
II. Effects
III. Advantages and Disadvantages
10FRICTION III. Reduction of Friction
II. Lubrication – Types and Uses
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

JSS2 Third Term Scheme of Work for Basic Technology

 TermThird Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1REVISION OF LAST TERM’S WORK 
2BELT AND CHAIN DRIVE II. Definition
II. Types, Uses
3BELT AND CHAIN DRIVE III. Advantages and Disadvantages
II. Compare Belt and Chain Drives
4GEARS II. Definition
II. Types and Uses
5GEARS III. Gear Ratio and Speed
II. Functions of Lubricants in Ge
6HYDRAULICS AND PNEUMATICS MACHINESI. Definition
II. Types and Uses
III. Operation
7SITE PREPARATIONI. Definition tools
II. Classification of Tools/Plants Use for Site Preparation
8SETTING OUTI. Definition, Tools used during Setting Out
II. Evacuation/Timbering
9BUILDING SERVICESI. Taps – Identify the various Fittings required, State the various Types of Tap)
II. Water Supply
10BUILDING PROJECTSTermly Practical Work
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

Recommended Basic Technology Textbooks for Junior Secondary School 2

The following textbooks are recommended for Basic Technology in J.S.S.2.

  • Model Basic Technology By Okeke Amara – Mid-Field Publishers Ltd JSS 2 
  • Basic Technology/workbook By Makanjuola, S.A Galadanchi, I et al – University Press Plc JSS 2
  • WABP Basic Technology for Junior Secondary School 2 By M.B. Adeyemi M. Ukadiko S. Danladi – WABP
  • Basic Technology for Junior Secondary Schools Book 2 By D.O. Afolabi, O. Okereke, and C. Uchenna – Macmillan Publishers
  • NERDC Basic Tech By Nneji G.N, Okon E.J etal  – Learn Africa

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