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About Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 2

Social Studies for Primary 2 covers a wide range of topics that are suitable for their age. It is a subject that helps the pupils in understanding our world, including areas like family, community, environment and culture.

The topics that are covered in this class include the meaning and scope of social studies, culture, element of culture, the food we eat, forms of greeting etc. These topics will help them to identify, understand and solve basic issues in their environment.

At the end of this class, the pupils should be able to; know about their physical environment, identify their culture and respect for other people’s culture, identify common foods in our locality and the importance of eating healthy food.

Primary 2 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 2
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 2
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Scope of social studies and meaning of social studiesPupils should be able to
i.define social studies
ii. explain the scope of social studies
iii.identify the areas of focus of social studies
2Culture (meaning)Pupils should be able to
i.Define culture
ii. List things that make up a culture
iii. Distinguish the culture of the three major tribes in Nigeria
3Element of CulturePupils should be able to:
i.Mention elements of culture
ii. Compare the element of culture among the three major cultural group in
Nigeria
4The importance of culture in NigeriaPupils should be able to:
i. list and explain the important of culture in Nigeria
ii.describe various ways of presenting our culture to Nigeria.
iii. mention the effect of foreign on our culture
5Food we eat in our family memberBy the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. mention types of food eaten among the three major cultural groups in
Nigeria.
ii.mention similar food we eat together in our cultural group
iii. mention the types of food eaten by other culture
6Why we eat togetherBy the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to
i. State the reason why people eat together
ii. mention effect of eating as a family
iii. list different types of food they eat in their family
7MID TERM BREAK
8The nutrient in the food we eat and their importance to
growth
By the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to
i.define nutruent and food
ii. mention various nutrient gotten from the food we eat
iii. list the six classes of food with examples of food on each class
iv. discuss the importance of food to our growth.
9Nutient of food we eat(contd)Pupils should be able to:
i. define nutrient and food distinguish between nutrients and food
ii. mention the six classes of food
iii. describe the importance of food to our growth
iv. menüon the nutrient derived from eating a particular food
10RevisionRevision

Primary 2 Second Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 2
 SUBJECTSSocial Studies
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Obdectices
1Revision first term work
Recall most of the last term’s topic and provide answers to the assessment test
given
2Meaning and importance of greetingBy the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to
i. explain the meaning of greeting
ii. state the importance of greeting
iii. mention people we should greet.
3Forms of greetingPupils should be ablc to:
i. mention forms of greeting e.g kneeling ,prostrating ,bowing, etc
ii. identify greeting as a way of showing respect to people
iii. Perform various act or forms of greeting in their culture
4Meaning and the of environmentPupils should be able to:
i. Explain the meaning of environment
ii. State types of environment
iii. Mention things found in our environment
5Ways of keeping our environment cleanBy the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. mention ways of keeping our environment clean
ii. list the tools needed to keep our environment clean
iii. explain the meaning of sanitation and how often it should be done.
6Importance of cleaning in our environmentBy the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. mention the importance of cleanliness in our environment
ii. mention the effect of dirty environment
iii. mention environmental activities to be carried out in our homes and school
7MID-TERM BREAK
8Meaning of accidents
Causes of accidents at home and school
By the end of this lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. Define accidents
ii. Mention causes of accidents in the schools
iii. Mention causes of at home
iv. Mention the danger spots at home and in the school. E.g. toilet, bath tub,
kitchen, playground etc.
9Causes cf accidents at home and in schoolPupils should be able to:
1. Identify causes of accidents at home and in the school
2. Mention dangerous such as pin, knife, match stick
10Effects of home and school accidentsPupils should be able to:
i.Explain the effects of home and school accidents.
ii. Mention various places where accident can occur at home and in the school
iii. List dangerous objects they must not play with
11How to prevent accidents in the school and at homePupils should be able to
1, Explain ways ofpreventing accidents in the school and at home
2. Mention ways of helping accident victims at home and in the school
3. Mention emergency line numbers in Nigeria e.g. (767)
12REVISON
13EXAMINATION

Primary 2 Third Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 2
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Revision of Last Term’s Work 
2DrugsPupils should be able to:
i. Explain the meaning of drugs
ii. List emmples of drugs
iii. Classify drugs into legal and illegal
3Categories of drugs legal drugs & illegal drugsPupils should be able to:
1. Categorize drugs into legal and illegal drugs
2 List examples of legal drugs
3. List examples of illegal drugs
4Drug abuse , meaning and typespupils should be able to:
I. Explain the meaning of drugs abuse.
2. Mention types of drug abuse
3. List examples of drugs that can be abused
5Effects of drug abusePupils should be able to:
i. Explain the effects of drug abuse
ii. Mention symptoms of drug abuse
6Ways of preventing drug abusePupils should be able to:
1. Explain ways of preventing drug abuse
2. Mention symptoms of drug abuse
7MID-TERM BREAK
8Harmful substances
-meaning and examples of harmful substance
Pupils should be able to:
1. Explain the meaning of harmful substance
2. Mention examples of harmful substance
3. Explain the reason why people take harmful substance
9Ways of preventing intake of harmful substanceBy the end of this lesson, people should be able to
i.explain ways of preventing intake of harmful substance
ii. mention symptoms of taking harmful substance
10Danger and Insecurity
-meaning
-sources of danger and insecurity
By the end ofthis lesson, people should be able to
i. define danger and insecurity
ii.mention sources of danger and insecurity
iii. mention sources of danger and insecurity in the school and in the
environment
11How to keep away from dangerPupils should be able to:
i. Explain how to keep away from danger
ii. Mention emergency numbers in Nigeria (767, 112)
12EXAMINATION

Recommended Social Studies Textbooks for Primary 2

Social Studies-Main Text

  1. Salawu, K. A. Comprehensive Religion and National Value Studies for Primary Schools, Litramed, 2016.
  2. Koleyede, S. O. et al, Classic Social Studies for Primary Schools, Thursmay, 2016.
  3. Gbenga Babalola, Social Studies for Primary Schools, Metropolitan, 2017 
  4. Ayodele, Jegede et al, Brillant Primary Social Studies, Macmillian, 2014.
  5. Obede, G.J et al, Basic Social Studies for Primary Schools Religion and National Values: Primary, Learn Africa, 2016.
  6. Akusu, F.O et al, Social Studies for Nigerian Schools, HEBN, Publishers.
  7. Adisa Bakare et al, Social Studies for Primary Schools, Farafina Edu, 2012.
  8. Bamiteko, G. O et al, Basic Social Science for Primary Schools, Learning Solution, 2014.
  9. Odekunle Tunde et al. Social Studies for Primary Schools Religion and National Values: Bounty Press, 2014.
  10. Funmilola G.A. et al, Social Studies for Primary Schools, Tanus Books, 2015.
  11. NERDC, Primary Social Studies, Civic and Security Education, Evans Brothers, 2016.
  12. Mang. J. et al, Modern Social Studies for Pry Schools, Africana First, 2014.

Social Studies- Workbook.

  1. Adisa Bakare et al, Social Studies for Primary Schools, Farafina Edu, 2012.
  2. Koleyede, S. O. et al, Classic Social Studies for Primary Schools, Thursmay, 2016.
  3. Bamiteko, G. O et al, Basic Social Science for Primary Schools, Learning Solution, 2014.
  4. Odekunle Tunde et al. Social Studies for Primary Schools Religion and National Values: Bounty Press, 2014.
  5. Danladi, E. N. et al,  Primary Social Studies, Civic and Security Education,Evan Brothers, 2016.

Supplementary Books-Social Studies

  1. Odedokun M.O et al, RNV Primary Social Studies, WABP, 2010.
  2. Adeshina A.D et al, Interactive Social Studies for Primary Schools, Melrose Books, 2012.

3. Dada, T.A. O. et al, Ilesanmi Social Studies and Security Education for Primary Schools, Ilesanmi Press, 2015.

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