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JSS2 Social Studies Scheme of Work

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About JSS2 Social Studies Scheme of Work

Social Studies for Junior Secondary School 2 (JSS2) is a subject that helps students learn about society, culture, and how people interact. It covers many different topics like Family, marriage, positive group behaviour, drug abuse, and how people live together. It aims to help students think carefully about the world and understand other people’s points of view.

By studying Social Studies, JSS2 students get better at understanding the world, socialising, and being kind and responsible. The subject aims to help them become smart and helpful citizens who make their communities and society better.

Assessment Guide

In junior secondary schools, how students are assessed in Social studies can differ from school to school. However, typically, they are evaluated through tests or quizzes (Continuous Assessment Tests) 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 50% or 45%.

JSS2 First Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROPRIETORS OF PRIVATE SCHOOLS (NAPPS) SCHEMES OF WORK FOR JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS
 Social Studies Scheme of Work for Junior Secondary School 2(JSS2)
 ClassJ.S.S 2
 SubjectSocial Studies
 TermFirst Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF SOCIAL STUDIESObjectives of social studies:
– Developing the ability to adapt to changing environment.
– Inculcate national consciousness and National unity
– Becoming good citizens. – Inculcate right values and attitudes
2FAMILY BOND AND LIVING TOGETHER AS ONE FAMILYMeaning of family bond.
Concept of family as the building block of the society.
3FAMILY BOND AND LIVING TOGETHER AS ONE FAMILYAdvantages of living together as one family
– Protection. – Happiness. – Unity. – Education of children
– Maintaining good family name and reputation.
– Good name. – Respect for each other.
4CONCEPT OF MARRIAGEDefinition and types of marriage
Customs in marriage
5PURPOSE OF MARRIAGEPurpose of marriage:
– Procreation. – Satisfying economic and social needs, etc.
– Sexual satisfaction. – Growth in mutual love, etc.
6READINESS FOR MARRIAGEConditions for marriage:
– Physiological fitness
– Psychological fitness
7READINESS FOR MARRIAGEConditions for marriage
– Social stability
– Financial readiness
8EFFECTS OF LACK OF READINESS ON MARRIAGE– Constant fights
– Instability
– Divorce and broken home.
9POSITIVE GROUP BEHAVIOURTypes of group behaviour:
– Mass action
– Communal labour
– Protest march
10POSITIVE GROUP BEHAVIOURTypes of group behaviour:
– Participation in a struggle
– Acting patriotically
11 Revision Revision
12 Examination
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

JSS2 Second Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 TermSecond Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1REVISION OF LAST-TERM WORK 
2POSITIVE GROUP BEHAVIOURBenefits of positive group behaviour:
– Companionship. – Survival. – Security.
3POSITIVE GROUP BEHAVIOURBenefits of positive group behaviour
– Affiliation and status
– Power and control
– Achievement
– Check and balance of authority
4MEANING AND CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE AND
HARMFUL SUBSTANCES
Meaning of drug and drug abuse.
5MEANING AND CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE AND
HARMFUL SUBSTANCES.
Types of hard drugs:
– Indian hemp- Heroine – Marijuana
– Cola nuts – alcohol
– Caffeine – Gum
6FORMS OF DRUGS ABUSE– Different ways people abuse drugs.
Use of hard drug, self-medication, overdose, use of fake drugs, etc.
7CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE AND HARMFUL
SUBSTANCES
Consequences of drug abuse on the quality of individual.
– Insanity – Frustration and depression
– Economic instability
– Loos of respect or honour
8CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE ON THE COMMUNITY– Violence and insecurity
– Lack of growth and development
9CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE ON THE INTERNATIONAL
COMMUNITY
– Lack of trust
– Waste of resources
10WAYS OF PREVENTING DRUG ABUSE– Choose good friends.
– Education and enlightenment on the dangers of drug abuse.
– Forming drug-free clubs.
– Gainful employment and engagement for people. – Acquire coping skills like assertiveness, refusal skills, problem
solving, decision making skills, communication skills, constructive
use of time e.g. sports and religious activities
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

JSS2 Third Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 TermThird Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1REVISION 
2DRUG TRAFFICKINGMeaning of drug trafficking
Reasons for drug trafficking
– Poverty. – Ignorance/illiteracy. – Greed
3DANGERS OF DRUG TRAFFICKING– Bad image for the country
– Imprisonment
– Death penalty
4DANGERS OF DRUG TRAFFICKING– It affects national security
– Negative impact on the economy
5PREVENTION OF DRUG TRAFFICKING– Education. – Creating awareness
– Use of the mass media. – Civil societies/NGO
– Legislation. – Religious institutions – Rehabilitation.
6COMMON CRIMES– Ways of observing and reporting common crimes.
– Appropriate response to common crimes
– Examples of common crimes e.g. robbery, burglary, vandalism
– Ways of observing and reporting common crimes
7CRIME BY GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS– Concept of corruption.
– Ways government leaders engage in crime e.g. stealing or
diversion of government funds, forgery, taking kick-back, etc.
– Effects of crime by government officials on the nation.


11 REVISION Revision
12 EXAMINATION
8EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT– Concept of emergency management.
– Examples of emergency e.g. fire outbreak, road accident,
collapsed building, drowning, etc.
9-10RESPONSE TO EMERGENCY– Drowning, food poisoning, fake drugs, flood and erosion,
desertification, etc.
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

Recommended Social Studies Textbooks for Junior Secondary School 2

The recommended textbooks for Social Studies include:

  • Junior Secondary Social Studies Book 2 By Charles Eguridu and Uche Chinweuba -Learn Africa Plc.
  • Basic Social Studies for Junior Secondary Schools Book 2 By O.A. Fatuyi – Evans Brothers (Nigeria Publishers) Limited.
  • Junior Secondary Social Studies Book 2  By Afolabi Ogunbanjo and Gbemi Fakolade Longman Nigeria Plc.
  • New Concept Social Studies Book 2  By Oyeyemi S. D. Lantern Books.
  • Social Studies for Junior Secondary Schools Book 2 By B.U. Anyabolu and O.J. Amaechi, Africana First Publishers Limited

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