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History for Primary 5 is designed to educate the pupils about events, people e, and developments that occurred in the past. The pupils would be given a systenationalistsstanding of the past using it to understand the present situation. This subject will help the pupils to see how society evolves and how decisions made in the past continue to affect us today.

Some of the topics covered in this class include; British rule in Nigeria, the meaning of the constitution, nationalist and nationalism in Nigeria, some Nigerian nationalists, notable female Nigerians, Nigeria Independence(Republic and Federation), traditional religion in Nigeria, Islam in Nigeria, Christianity in Nigeria, traditional occupation in Nigeria. 

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Primary 5 First Term Scheme of Work for History

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEME OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
History Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 5
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTHistory
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1REVISIONGeneral provision of the works of primary four
2-3BRITISH RULE IN NIGERIA
-Who are the British?
-Where is Nigeria?
-Who are the Europeans?
-The various European countries that
tried to occupy Nigeria, Portugal,
France, Germany, Britain, e.t.c.
-Reasons for British rule in Nigeria
-Impacts of British rule in Nigeria
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Explain who the British are;
2. Give the location of Nigeria;
3. Explain who the Europeans are;
4. Mention the various European countries that
attempted to occupy Nigeria;
5. Examine the reasons for British rule in Nigeia;
6. Relate the impacts of British rule in Nigeria
4-5BRITISH RULE IN NIGERIA 2
-First place the British occupied in
Nigeria various phases of British
occupation of Nigeria.
-The ways British occupied Nigeria
-Relate activities of the Brifish Royal
Niger Company of Nigeria.
-The revocation of Royal Niger
Company is Charter on 31st December,
1899
-The Founder of the Royal Niger
Company
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Mention the first place the Britsh occupied in
Nigeria;
2. Discuss the phases of Britsh occupation of
Nigeria
3. Analyze the ways the British occupied
Nigeria;
4. Analyze the Founder of he British Royal Niger
Company;
5. Examine the activities of the British Royal
Niger Company of Nigeria
6- Give he reasons why the Royal Niger
Companys Charter was revoked on 31st
December, 1899
6BRITISH RULE IN NIGERIA 3-
AMALGAMATION OF NIGERIA
-Meaning of Amalgamation
-Who amalgamated Nigeria?
-Reasons for Nigeria’s Amalgamation
-Various phases of Nigeria’s
amalgamation
-The positive and negative effects of
British amalgamation of Nigeria
By the end of fie lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Give the meaning of amalgamation;
2. Mention who amalgamated Nigeria;
3. Discuss the reasons responsible for the
amalgamation of Nigeria;
4. Relate the various phases of Nigeria’s
amalgamation;
5. Examine the positive and negative effects of
the effects of British amalgamation of Nigeria.
7MID TERM BREAK
8-9Meaning of a constitution.
Various British constitutional reforms
in Nigeria
– Nigeria Council 1914
– Lord Lugard, Hugh Clifford 1922
-Elective principle,
Arthur Richard’s 1946
Regionalism e.t.c.
-Reasons for the introduction and
effects of these constitutions on
Nigeria gradual independence
By the end of fie lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Define a constitution
2. List the various British constitutional reforms
in Nigeria;
3, Relate the reasons for the introduction of these
constitutions;
4. Examine the effects of these constitutional
reforms on Nigeria’s gradual independence.
10-11BRITISH RULE IN NIGERIA
TRADITIONAL NATIONALISM AND
RESISTANCES
-Meaning of nationalism.
-Forms of nationalism.
-Notable traditional nationalists in
Nigeria i.e. Kosoko of Lagos, Jaja of
Opobo, Nana Olomu llshekiri,
Sultan Attahiru of Sokoto,
Madam Tinubu, e.t.c.
-Reasons for the growth of traditional
nationalism in Nigeria.
-The effects of traditional nationalism
on Nigeria
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Give the meaning of nationalism,’
2. State the various foms of nationalism;
3. Mention notable traditional nationalists in
Nigeria;
4. Relate the reasons for the growth of traditional
nationalism in Nigeria;
5. Epmine the effects of traditional nationalism
on Nigeria
12REVISIONGeneral revision of all the work ofthe term.
13EXAMINATION

Primary 5 Second Term Scheme of Work for History

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTHistory
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1REVISIONGeneral revision of all the works of primary five
first term and examination.
2-3NATIONALIST AND NATIONALISM
IN NIGERIA
-Meaning of nationalism
-Meaning of a nationalist
-Describe the characteristics of
Nigerian nationalism.
-Reasons for the growth of Nigerian
Nationalism i.e. racial
Britsh absolute economic monopoly,
e.t,c.
-Foremost Nigerian nationalists and

their forms of nationalism.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Give the meaning of nationalism;
2. Explain the meaning of a nationalist;
3. Describe the characteristics of Nigerian
nationalism;
4. Explain the reasons for the growth of Nigerian
nationalism;
5. Examine foremost Nigerian nationalists and
their forms of nationalism,
4-5SOME NIGERIAN NATIONALISTS
HERBERT MACAULAY
-Who was Sir Herbert Heelas Olayinka
Badmus
-His various pioneering roles in Nigeria
i.e. established first Nigeria political
party
– Nigerian National Democratic Party
(NNDP) in 1925, First Surveyor, e.tc.
-Established “Daily News’
-Death of Sir. Herbert Macaulay
-Qualities of a good leader (nationalist)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Explain who Sir. Herbert Heelas Olayinka
Badmus Macaulay;
2. Discuss his various pioneering roles in Nigeria;
3. Relate the death of Sir. Herbert Heelas
Olayinka Badmus Macaulay;
4. Examine the qualities of a good nationalist
(leader)
6Southern Nigerian and their
Natuonalist
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Mention here southern Nigeria is found;
2. Give the names of foremost Nigerian
nationalists in Southern Nigeria;
3. Discuss Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe’s biography and
nationalistic activities;
4. Explain Dr. Avan Ikoku’s biography and
nationalistic activities;
5. Pupils as individuals are directed to research
on the nationalistic activities and background of
Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
6. Pupils in pairs examine and share the
nationalistic activities of
7. Discuss other Southern Nigeria nationalists
and their activities,
7MID TERM BREAK
8-9SOME NIGERIAN NATIONALIST
-NORTHERN NIGERIA
-Part of Nigeria
-Northern part of Nigeria Foremost
Nigerian Nationalist in Northern
Nigeria
Mallam Amino, Abubakar Balewa,
Sir Ibrahim, J. S. Ahmadu Bello,
-Background and activities of Ahmadu
Bello and activities of Sir,Abubakar
Tafawa Balewa background and
activities of Tarka
-Northern Nigerian their activities on
Nigeria
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. State where Northern Nigeria can be found in
Nigeria;
2. List the foremost Nigerian nationalists in
Northern Nigeria;
3, Discuss the background and nationalistic
activities of Sit Ahmadu Bello;
4. Explain the biography and nationalistic
activities of Sir.Abubakar Tafawa Balewa;
5. Examine the background and nationalistic
activities of Joseph. S. Tarka;
6. Relate the nationalistic activities of other
Nigerian nationalists in Northern Nigeria and
their impacts on Nigeria.
10-11NOTABLE FEMALE NIGERlAN
Funnlayo Ransome
Margaret Ekpo;
Cambo Sawaba,
background acüvities, and Nigeria.
faced by
Nigerian
ofa female role model.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. List notable female Nigerian nationalists;
2. Discuss their background, nationalistic
activities and impacts on Nigeria;
3, Examine the challenges faced by Female
Nigerian nationalists;
4. Relate the attibutes of a female leader and role
model

12REVISIONGeneral revision of all the work of the term
13EXAMINATION 

Primary 5 Third Term Scheme of Work for History

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTHistory
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1RevisionGeneral revision of the work of Primary five
second term and examination
2-3NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE
-Meaning of Independence
-Date and year of Nigeria independence
-Country that gave Nigeria her
independence
-The key people that participated in
Nigeria independence celebration
i.e Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe,
Alhaji Tafawa Balewa
Pricess Alexandria of England etc
-The venue of the Nigerian
Independence celebration
-The process of Nigerian independence
on October 1st 1960 and the impact on
Nigerians
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Explain independence;
2, Mention the country that gave
Nigeria her independence
3. Give the date and year of Nigeria’s
Independence;
4, Examine the key people that patticipated in
Nigeria’s independence celebrations;
5. Write he venue of the Nigeria’s Independence
Celebration;
6. Relate the process of Nigeria’s Independence
on October 1st 1960 and he impacts on Nigeria.
4-5NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE
REPUBLIC AND FEDERATION
-Meaning of Rebublic
-Meaning iof Federation
-Structure of Nigerian Government at
Independence
-The parliamentary system of the first
republic in Nigeria
-When and how Nigeria became a
Federal republic
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Give the meaning of a republic;
2. Explain the meaning of a federajon;
3. Describe the stmcture of Nigeria’s govemment
at independence;
4. Examine the parliamentary system of Nigeria’s
first republic;
5. Write when and how Nigeria became a Federal
Republic
6TRADITIONAL RELIGION IN
NIGERIA
-Meaning of religion
-Meaning of Traditional religion
-Types of traditional religion practiced
in Lagos State i.e Ogun, Sango, Olokun,
Zangbeto, Esu etc.
-Inportance of traditional religions in
Nigeria
-The limitation of traditional religions
in the society
fie end of fie lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Eyplain the meeting of religion;
2. Give the meaning of traditional religion;
3. Write the types of traditional religions
practiced in Lagos State;
4. Eyamine fre importance of traditional religions
in Nigeria; 5. Debates on the limitations of the
traditional religions in the society.
7MID TERM BREAK
8ISLAM IN NIGERIA
-Meaning of Islam
-The founder of Islam
-The origin of Islam
-The people that helped the spread of
Islam in Nigeria
-The five pillars of Islam
-The dominant areas where Islam is
practiced in Nigeria
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Explain the meaning of Islam;
2. Give the origin of Islam;
3. State the founder of Islam;
4. Examine the people that helped the spread of
Islam in Nigeria;
5. Mention the five pillars of Islam;
6. Write the dominant areas where Islam is
practiced in Nigeria.
9CHRISTIANITY IN NIGERIA
-Meaning of Christianity
-The founder of the Christian Faith
-Who are the Christians
-The origin of Christianity in Nigeria
-The Early Christian Missionaries and
the roles they played in Nigeria.
The problems Christian missionaries
faced in Nigeria.
By the end of the lessonj pupils should be able to:
1. Explain the meaning of Christianity;
2. Mention the founder of Chistianity;
3. Explain who the Christians are;
4. Examine the origin of Christianity in Nigeria;
5. Relate the early Christian missionaries and the
roles they played in Nigeria;
6. Write the problems Christian missionaries
faced in Nigeria.
10TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS IN
THE LOCALITY-LAGOS STATE
-Meaning of occupation
-Meaning of traditional occupations
-Notable traditional occupations in
Lagos State.
-The impotance of traditional
ocupations in Lagos State.
-Various intergroup relations created
by these occupations
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Explain the meaning of occupation;
2. Give the meaning of traditional occupation;
3. Mention notable traditional occupations in
Lagos State,
4. Examine the importance of traditional
occupation in Lagos state;
5. Relate the intergroup relations created by
these occupations,
11TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS OF
NIGERIAN PEOPLE SOUTHERN
NIGERIA
-Nigerian people in Southem Nigeria
-Various traditional occupations in
Southern Nigeria,
-The interconnectivity of occupations in
Nigeria.
-The importance of these occupations
to growth and development,
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. Mention the Nigerian peoples in Southern
Nigeria;
2. name the various traditional occupations in
Southem Nigeria;
3. Describe the various traditional occupations in
Southem Nigeria and their benefits;
4. Examine the interconnectivity of occupations
in Nigeria;
5. Relate the importance of these occupations to
growth and development.
12TRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS OF
NIGERIA PEOPLE NORTHERN
NIGERIA
-Location of Northern Nigeria
-Nigerian people in Northern Nigeria
-Various traditional occupations in
Northern Nigeria i.e. Animal husbandry,
cereal farming, leather works, etc
-Benefits of various occupations
Concepts of primary and secondary
occupations i.e. Animal husbandry
-primary occupation, Leathemork
– secondary occupation
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. tell where Northen Nigeria is located;
2. Name the Nigerian people in northem Nigeria;
3, Mention the various traditional occupations in
Northern Nigeria;
4. Establish the connection beween the various
occupations and their benefits;
5. Differentiate between the concepts of primary
occupation and secondary occupation.
13REVISION & EXAMINATIONGeneral revision of all the work of the
term/session

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