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Primary 1 Social Studies Scheme of Work

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About Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

Social studies for primary 1 aims to teach the pupils on how to interact with society, and how society and their family function. They will be taught to differentiate the types of family; Nuclear and Extended, and they will also be asked to identify the different family systems.

By the end of the academic session, they should be able to recognize the different family systems and their attendant values. Develop good moral values that will produce a good quality lifestyle and recognize the substance taken into the body.

Social Studies in Primary 1 is a tool used to equip the pupils with social values from the foundational level. Values such as Family, Culture, Values, and food will be taught to the students. They should be encouraged to practice and relate to their everyday experience.

Primary 1 First Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEMES OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
 Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 1
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 1
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKSTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Meaning of social studies
-The study of man and how his problems are
solved in the environment
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the meaning of Social Studies;
ii. list at least two problems of man;
iii. state how the problems listed above can be solved.
2Family Meaning of a familyBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. Explain the meaning of a family and mention some members
of the family
3Family
-Types of family.
-Structure of a nuclear family.
By the end of the class, pupils should be able to:
i. identify types of family;
ii. explain Nuclear family.
4Extended FamilyPupils should be able to;
i. Explain types of family,
ii. Mention the members of an extended family.
5Qualities of a good family.
– Honesty
-Contentment
-Discipline
-Obedience
Pupils should be able to:
i. Explain the meaning of;
-Honesty
-Contentment
-Discipline
-Obedience
6-Culture
-Meaning
-Types
Pupils should be able to:
i. Define the meaning of culture;
ii. Explain the meaning of culture.
7MIDTERM TEST/BREAK
8Values that show good morals in our society
-Meaning of morals
Pupils should be able to
i. Define morals;
ii. explain with examples the values which show good morals
eg. a pupil to rise up for older person to sit down.
9Values that show good morals in our society
examples of morals that show what is right e.g.
-Respect
-Loyalty
-Kindness
-Honesty, etc
By the end of the lessons, pupils should be able:
i. list the attributes of good morals and demonstrate them in school,
home and society.
10Values that show Bad Morals in our society
-Examples of morals to show what is wrong e.g
stealing bullying, fighting, lying etc.,
Pupils should be able to:
i. list at least five bad morals in the society;
ii. state the consequences of bad morals and how to curb it.
11REVISION
12EXAMINATION

Primary 1 Second Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 1
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Revision of last term work.pupils should be able to recall last term’s work.
2Reason for Taking Substance into the BodyBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. state the meaning of substance;
ii. explain im their own language what substance is;
iii. Give examples of substance.
3Reasons for taking substances into the bodyPupils should be able to:
i. mention three reason each for taking substances into the body.
4Effects of taking substances into the bodyBy the end of the lesson , pupils be able to:
i. pupils should be able to state at least two effects of taking substances
into the body
5Meaning of overdose symptoms of overdoseBy the end of the lesson , pupils be able to:
i. state the meaning of overdose
ii. demonstrate the looks and behaviours of people who take too much
food, drinks and smoke.
6OVERDOSE EFFECTPupils should be ablc to:
i. mention at least three effect of overdose
7MID TERM TEST/MIDTERM BREAK
8How to help people suffering from food or
drug overdose.
Pupils should be able to:
i. suggest ways to help people suffering from too much eating, drinking
or inhaling.
9Food
-meaning of food
-type of food we eat in our locality
– sources of food
By the end ofthe lesson, pupils should be able to;
i. mention any food as they can that are found in our locality.
10Food safety Meaning of food safetyPupils should be able to
Define food safety
Explain what is food safety
11REVISION AND EXAMINATION
12REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

Primary 1 Third Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 1
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Revision of Last term workPupils should be able to recall second term’s work.
2Risk factor in food
-Meaning of risk factor in food
Pupils should be able to:
i.Explain the meaning of risk facctor in food.
3Risk factors in food
-Examples of risk factors in food
Pupils should be able to:
i. State some examples of risk factors in food.
4Risk factors in food
-Food distribution
-Food preparation
Pupils should be able to:
i. Identify risk factors in food distribution and preparation
5Sources and uses of waterPupils should be able to:
i. Define water
ii. List soures of water supplies in the locality.
6Sources and uses ofwater:
-Industrial uses of water
Pupils should be able to
i. Enumerate all the sources of water;
ii. State uses of water;
iii. Give eamples of areas that need,
7MID TERM BREAK/ MID TERM TEST
8Sources and uses of water
-Why we must not waste water
Pupils should be able to:
i. Mention source of water;
ii. State reason why water must not be wasted
9Concept of insecurity
Sources of danger and insecurity
Pupils should be able to
i. Identify the various sources of danger and insecurity around them.
10Concept of security
-Sources of danger and insecurity
Pupils should be able to
i. Mention sources of dangers and insecurity
11Concept of security
-How we can take precautions against danger and
insecurity.
Pupils should be able to:
i. Sate how we can take precaution against dangers and insecurity
12EXAMINATION

 

Recommended Social Studies Education Textbooks for Primary 1

Recommended Textbooks for Pupils & Educators

Social Studies

Main Text

  1. Obebe, B.J. et al, Basic Social Studies for Primary Schools with Security Education Studies for Primary School.
  2. Gbenga Babalola, Basic Social Studies for Primary School.
  3. Bamiteko, G.O et al, Religion and National Values:Social Studies for Primary School.
  4. Funmilola, GA. et al, Interactive Social Studies for Primary School.
  5. Adeshina, A.D.O. et al, Religion and National Values: Primary Social Studies for Nigerian School. 
  6. Akusu, F.O et al, Nigerian Schools Classic Social Studies for Primary Schools.
  7. Koledoye. S.O et al, Primary Social Studies,Civic and Security Education.
  8. Mang, I et al, Modern Social Studies for Primary School.
  9. Odedokun, M.O et al, Primary Social Studies.
  10. Salawu, K.A. Comprehensive Religion and National Values: Social Studies for Primary School.
  11. Adisa Bakare et al, Social Studies for Primary Schools.

Work Book

  1. Odedokun, M.O. et al, Primary Social Studies WorkBook (RVE).
  2. Koleyede S.O et al, Classic Social Studies for Primary Schools.
  3. Adisa Bakare et al, Social Studies for Primary Schools.
  4. Bamiteko G.O. et al, Basic Social Studies for Primary Schools, Learning Solutions 2015.
  5. Danlade, E.N. et al, Civic Primary and Social Security Studies,Education.

Supplementary Social Studies

  1. Dada, T.A. O et al, Ilesanmi Social Studies and Sec Edu for Primary Schools. Ilesanmi Press.
  2. Tunde Odekunle et al, Social Studies for Primary Schools, Bounty Press.

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