Primary 5 Social Studies Scheme of Work

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Social Studies is a subject that educates the pupils about their environment, culture and it makes the pupils enlightened about the society’s way of living. The topics for this class are key topics like family, culture, marriage and employment. These topics covered will make the pupils get familiar with what is being practiced around them and where they are done in that manner. 

Some of the topics covered in this class include; Other people in the family, unit in cultural diversity, types of personal security, processing of changing culture and difference, marriage custom and practices, roles played by families, responsible parenthood, problems of parenthood, traditional marriage, modern marriage, religion and social belief etc. 

All these topics treated are what the pupils can relate to or see around them in their day to day activities. The educator should cite relatable examples and encourage the pupils to do the same. This learning method will make the class interactive and also allow the pupils to assimilate what they are taught.

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Primary 5 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 5
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Other people in the family’
– Other members of family and
how they relate to us
-Obligations of the members of the
family
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Name other members of our family
2. Explain mw they related to us
3. List obligations of the ræmbers of the family
2Unity in cultural diversity
-meaning of culture diversity and
unity
-culture as a people’s way of life
-customs and tradition
-chargeable customs
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Define culture diversity and unity
2- Describes culture as people’s way of life
3. Explain customs and taditjon
4. Name retainable custom
3Process of changing culture and
difference
– Reason for change
– Process of changing culture
– Nigerian language
– Using maps to indicate language
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to,’
i. Outline reasons for changing cultures
ii. Analyze maps to indicate languages
4Marriage customs and practices
-Steps in selecting marriage partners
-Purpose of writing or visiting
-Values that are relevant to selection
of marriage partners
By tho end of tho lesson pupils should be able to:
i. Describe steps in selecting marriage partners
ii. Explain purpose of writing or visiting
iii. Outline values that are relevant to selection of
marriage partners
5Roles played by families
-Consequence
– The roles of families
and other providing useful advice
-Unhealthy marriage practice
(consequences)
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
i. Lists the roles of families
ii. Describes how the roe is being played by the
families
iii. Identify unhealthy mariage practice
6Responsible parenthood
-Who are parents
-Duties of parents
– Characteristic of responsible
parenthood
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Explain who are parents
2. Describe duties of parents
3.Outlines characteristics of responsible
parenthood
7MID TERM BREAK
8Problems of parenthood
STIS/STDS/AIDS
-Meaning of STDS/HIV/AIDS
-Types of STDS
-Effects of STDS/HIV/AIDS
– Responsible sexual behaviour
– Values relevant
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1.Define STDS/HIV/AIDS
2.List types of STDS
3.Identify effects of STD/HIV/AIDS
4. Describe responsible sexual behaviour
5. Explain values relevant
9Traditional marriage
– Meaning of traditional marriage
– Modem marriage
– Main features of traditional
marriage
– Values of traditional marriage
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Define traditional marriage
2. Describe modern marriage
3. Lists main factors of traditional marriage
4. Outline values of traditional marriage
10Modern Marriage
-Main feature of Christian marriage
-Values of Christian, Islamic and
marriages by ordenance
-Main features of Muslim marriage
-Main features of marriage by
ordinance
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. examine main features of christian marriage
2. identify values of christian and islamic
marriage
3. outline main features of muslim marriage
4. list main features of marriage by ordinance
11Religion and Social Belief
-Concept of religion
-Types of religion
-Religion Intellorance
-Problems of religion intellorance
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. explain concept of religion
2. list types of religious intelorance
3. describe religious intelorance
4. outline problem of religious intelorance
12-13REVISION/EXAMINATION

Primary 5 Second Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Leadership
-Who is a leader
-Type of leadership
-How can a leader be selected
-Function of political leaders
-Fomation of political parties and
changes
-What attributes a good and bad
leadership
By tho ond of tho losson pupils should be ablo to:
1. Define a loader
2. List typos of loadorshlp
3. Describe how a leader can be solectod
4. State function of political leader
2Organization and cooperation
– Meaning of organization and
co-operation
-Types of organization and
co-operation
– Why people live together
– Function of various organization
and co-operation
– Benefit of living together
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
I. Define organization and cooperation
2. List types of organization and cooperation
3. Explain why people live together
4. Describe function of various organization
co-operation
3Resource/preservation
-What is resource preservation
– Mention types of saving
– Banking facilities in communities
-Process of opening an account in
the bank
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
i. Define resource presentation
ii. List types of savings
iii. Outline banking facilities in communities
iv. Explain process of opening an account in the
bank
4– causes of poor savings
– practice saving
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Outline causes of poor savings
2. Explain inability to manage one’s income
properly
3. Identifies practice
5Resources development
-meaning of capital
-ways of raising fund
-sources of fund
-identify the uses of fund
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
i. define ways of raising fund
ii. describe source of fund
iii. identify the uses of fund
6Resources Distribution
-meaning of resources
-Types of resources
-why resources are not evenly
distributed
-problems of overconcentration of
industries
ways of ensuring even distribution of
resources
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
1. define resources
2. list types of resources
3. explain why resources are not evenly
distributed
4. outline problems of over concentration of
ensuring even distribution
5. describe distribution of resources
7MID TERM BREAK
8Employment
-What is emplyment
-Concept of employment
and unemployment
– Causes unemployment
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to :
1. define employment
2. write/list concepts of employment
3. state concept of unemployment
4. describe causes of unemployment
9Wages and income
– Concept of wages and salary
– Why some people eam higher
salaries than others
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Explain concept of ways
2. Describe concept of salary
3. State why some people earn higher salaries
than others
10Communication
– Meaning of communication
– Types of electronic communication
-Use of the device
– Problems of some of the devices
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Define communication
2. Lists types of electronic communication
3. State uses of the device
4. Explain problems of the devices
11Transportation Studies
-Meaning of transportation
– Types of transportation
– Forms of land transportation
-Draw means of tansportation on
land
– Advantage of transportation
– Identify the problems of land
transportation
-Solution to problems of
transportation
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. define transportation
2. list types of transportation
3. explain form of land transportation
4. draw means of transportation
12-13REVISION/EXAMINATION

Primary 5 Third Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Housing
-Types of houses Nigerians live in
-Provision and acquisition of house
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Outline the types of houses Nigeria live in.
2. Describe necessary provision of houses
3. Identity means of acquiring houses in Nigeria
2Features of adequate
– Housing
– Qualities of a goal house
– Difference in the housing needs of
urban and rural settlement
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Outline qualities of a good house
2. Draw that shed roof and mud house or iron
roofing sheets
3. Draw a complete
4. Describe differences in the housing needs of
urban and rural settlement
3Population and
– Meaning of population
Relationship between population
and availability
– Reasons everybody does not own
house in Nigeria
-Solution to housing shortage
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Define population
2. Outline the relationship between population
and available numbers of houses
3, Explain in reasons everybody does not own
house in Nigeria
4. Give solution to housing shortage
4Personal hygiene and physical
development
-Whatis personal hygiene and
physical development
– Characteristics of physical
development
– Factor tiat can under grow in
children
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Define personal hygiene and physical
development
2. Outline characteristics or physical
development
3.Write factors that can hinder growth in children
5Physical fitness and population
– Things to do to keep our body
physically fit
– Characteristics of household
population and effect on personal
hygiene
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1.Outline things to do to keep our body physically
fit
2. Describe characteristics of household
population
3. Explain characteristics of household population
and effect on personal hygiene
6Drug abuse
– Concept of drug abuse
– Factors contributing to drug abuse
– Effects of abuse of stimulation
– Sources of drugs
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Explain concept of drug abuse
2. List factors contributing to drug abuse
3. Describe effects of stimulation
4. Outline sources of drugs
7MID-TERM BREAK
8Prevention of drug abuse and life
coping skills
– How do we prevent drug abuse
– Health promotion behaviour
– Nongovemment organization
– Moral responsibility
– Conse uences
By the end ofthe lesson pupils should be able to:
1. List how we prevent drug abuse
2. explain health promotion behaviour
3. Outline non-govemment organization
4. Describe moral responsibility
5. Outline non-govemmental organization
9Pollution
– Meaning of pollution
-Sources and causes of air pollution
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Define pollution
2, Outline sources of air pollution
3. Describe causes of land pollution
10Natural disastor
-Meaning of natural and unnatural
disaster
-Causes of natural disaster
– Effect of natural disastor on life
and property
By tho end of tho losson pupllg should bo oblo to:
I. Define natural disaster
2. Explain unnatural disaster
3. List causes of natural disaster
4. Doscrlbe effect of natural disaster on life and
proporty
11Mechanized agriculture
– Concept of mechanized agriculture
– Agricultural mechanized
-Problems of mechanized agriculture
-Modem agricultural technology to
fishing and farmlnq
By tho end of tho lesson pupils should bo ablo to:
1, Explain tho concept of mechanized agriculture
2. Lists agriculturo machines
3. Outline problems of mechanlzod agriculture
4. Describe modern agricultural technology to
fishing and farming
12-13REVISION/EXAMINATION

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