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JSS3 Social Studies Scheme of Work

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About JSS3 Social Studies Scheme of Work

In Junior Secondary School 3 (JSS3) in Nigeria, Social Studies is an essential subject that offers students a comprehensive understanding of their society. This integrated approach provides the knowledge and skills needed for active and informed citizenship. 

As J.S.S.3 students prepare for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), Social Studies is crucial in their academic journey and personal growth. The subject promotes critical thinking, cultural awareness, and social responsibility, preparing students to engage constructively with their communities and the larger Nigerian society.

Assessment Guide

The crowning event for Jss3  and the Junior Secondary school as a whole is the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which is taken mid-third term. The assessment methods for Social Studies include written examinations, which may consist of multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, and essay-type questions. These exams are conducted in a controlled environment to ensure fairness and integrity.

Furthermore, continuous assessment, which involves periodic tests, assignments, and projects conducted throughout the academic session, also contributes to the overall BECE assessment. This allows for an all-around evaluation of students’ performance and progress over time.

JSS3 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 3(JSS3)
 ClassJ.S.S 3
 SubjectSocial Studies
 TermFirst Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1CONCEPT OF SOCIAL STUDIES– Meaning of social studies contents.
– Components of social studies e.g. facts, concepts, generalization
skills, values, relevant to learners and the society.
2EXTENDED FAMILY MEMBERS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENTMeaning and members of extended family – Grandparents, uncles,
aunties, cousins, nephews, nieces, etc.
3ROLES OF EXTENDED FAMILY MEMBERS IN CHILD
DEVELOPMENT
Roles of extended family members in child development:
– Agents of socialization
– Share folklores
– Learn how to relate to younger family members and peers.
– Support family members in times of need
4HUMAN TRAFFICKINGMeaning and factors of human trafficking
– Factors of human trafficking.
– False hope of continuing education or working abroad.
– Poverty.
5HUMAN TRAFFICKINGMeaning and factors of human trafficking
– Increasing demand for foreign workers
– Entertainment industry
6HUMAN TRAFFICKING.Consequences of human trafficking – loss of human resources; – life of crime; – addiction and sexual
violence; – Weakens ties of family love and influence etc
7PREVENTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING– Raising of awareness. – Education. – Advocacy.
– Legislature, etc.
8HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICESMeaning of harmful traditional practices; practices that
bring physical, mental, social and health dangers to people.
– Effects of harmful traditional practices.
9HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICESExamples of harmful traditional practices
– Use of children for begging. – Child agriculture labour.
– Female circumcision. – Early marriage.
– Maltreatment of widows, etc.
– Female genital mutilation, beliefs and dangers of early marriage.
10HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES

Preventive measures to female genital mutilation and early
marriage:
– public enlightenment
– Education

Consequences of harmful traditional practices:
– Problem of child birth
– Exploitation of children

11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

JSS3 Second Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 TermSecond Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1PROMOTING PEACEFUL LIVING IN THE SOCIETY– Definition of peace.
– Types of peace:
– Positive peace and
– Negative or uneasy peace
2PROMOTING PEACEFUL LIVING IN OUR SOCIETYImportance of peace:
– Lack of violent conflicts. Progress and development.
– Happiness and less stress.
3PROMOTING PEACEFUL LIVING IN OUR SOCIETYWays of promoting peace:
– Tolerance. – Social justice. – Human Rights, etc.
4SOCIAL CONFLICTSMeaning and types of conflicts.
– Violent and non – violent conflicts.
5SOCIAL CONFLICTSExamples of conflicts:
– Inter-ethnic conflicts e.g. Urhobo/Itsekiri
Kataf/Hausa, Yoruba/Hausa, Fulani/Tiv etc.
– Communal/Intra-ethnic conflict e.g. Ife/Modakeke,
Aguleri/Umuleri, etc.
6SOCIAL CONFLICTSCauses and consequences of conflicts.
7SOCIAL CONFLICTSCauses and consequences of conflicts.
8MANAGING AND RESOLVING CONFLICTSConflicts management and resolutions
– Dialogue
– Compromise
– Court Rulings
– Mediations
9MANAGING AND RESOLVING CONFLICTSAttributes required for conflict resolution
– Mutual understanding
– Respect for rule of law.
10MANAGING AND RESOLVING CONFLICTAttributes required for conflict resolution:
– Tolerance in the face of provocation
– Self-control
– Respect for opposition view
11REVISION 
12EXAMINATION 

 

JSS3 Third Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 TermThird Term
WeekTopicBreakdown
1CONTROLLING CULTISM IN OUR SOCIETYMeaning and causes of cultism:
– Home/family background
– Peer group influence
– Proliferation of aims, drug abuse
– Poor leadership
– Injustice
– Marginalization.
2CONSEQUENCES OF CULTISM– Violence
– Criminal tendencies
– Moral decadence
– Break down of social values
3SOLUTIONS TO CULTISM 
4DRUG TRAFFICKINGMeaning of drug and reasons for drug trafficking e.g. poverty, ignorance, greed, etc.
5CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG TRAFFICKING– Imprisonment
– Death penalty
– Bad image for the country, etc.
– Forfeiture of assets (local and foreign)
6PREVENTION OF DRUG TRAFFICKING– Education
– Alleviation of poverty – Legislation
– Inter – cooperation
7COMMON CRIMES AND ASSOCIATED
PUNISHMENT
Common crimes and associated punishment like
theft, (imprisonment), rape (imprisonment), drug
trafficking (10 years of imprisonment) Human
trafficking (5 – 10 years)
imprisonment, food contamination
8CRIMES AND NATIONAL SECURITYMeaning of national security.
Crimes that affect national security e.g. pipeline
vandalism, terrorism, illegal bunkering, importation
of expired foods and drugs.
9REVISION 
10EXAMINATION 

 

Recommended Social Studies Textbooks for Junior Secondary School 3

The recommended textbooks for Social Studies include:

  • Junior Secondary Social Studies Book 3 By Charles Eguridu and Uche Chinweuba Learn Africa Plc.
  • Basic Social Studies for Junior Secondary Schools Book 3 By O.A. Fatuyi Evans Brothers (Nigeria Publishers) Limited.
  • Junior Secondary Social Studies Book 3  By Afolabi Ogunbanjo and Gbemi Fakolade Longman Nigeria Plc.
  • New Concept Social Studies Book 3  By Oyeyemi S. D. Lantern Books.
  • Social Studies for Junior Secondary Schools Book 3 By B.U. Anyabolu and O.J. Amaechi, Africana First Publishers Limited

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