Primary 6 Social Studies Scheme of Work

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Social Studies equips pupils with the knowledge needed to become responsible, informed, and active citizens. It aids the pupils to gain a deeper understanding of their roles and responsibilities within their communities and as citizens of Nigeria. The pupils will also learn to analyze information, think critically about social issues and develop situations for challenges facing their communities.

Some of the topics covered in this class include; External influence on Nigeria’s life, inter-management failure, some foreign cultures that are affecting our values and culture, religious intolerance in Nigeria, labour and trade unions, wages and income distribution, employment, gender discrimination, and peace education.

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Primary 6 First Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEME
OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 6
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 6
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1External Influence on Nigeria life:
-Language
-Family system
-Behaviour of family members
-Food
-Music and Education
– Working mothers or parents
-Influence of religion on Nigeria
family life
– Marriage pattem
(relationship between members
-General behaviour of family
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Describe how the external influence on Nigeria
family life in terms of: Family system, language,
behaviour, family members, food, music and
education
2. Explain how religion influence Nigerian family
We; marriage pattern, relationship between
family members general behaviour of family
members
3. Discuss the influence of working parents on
the Nigeria family life. Inadequate attention to
the children, use of baby seaters putting children
in day care.
More in week 2
2The influence of working parents
on the Nigerian Family
– Use of body sitters
– Putting children in the day care
institution
-More income is generated for the
family
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
i. Describe working parents from the above
3Inter Marriage.
Meaning of
-Intermarriage
– Intra ethonic marriage
– Advantages(inter and intra ethnic)
– Disadvantages
(inter and intra ethnic marriage)
-Value that foster intermarriage
(affection, tolerance, unity,
cooperation etc)
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
i. Explain intermarriage and intra marriage
ii. List the gains of inter and intra ethnic
marriage
iii. Mention the disadvantages of inter and intra
ethnic marriage
iv. Identify values promoting intermarriage
4Marital FailureBy the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
i. Explain marital failures
ii Itemize reason for marital failure
iii. Identify sexual behaviours that promote
STD/HIVIAIDS
5– Some foreign cultures that are
affecting our values and cultures
(dress, foods, religions ractice
-Advantages and disadvantages of
foreign cultures
(advantages- better ways of doing
things, education, health etc.)
(disadvantages, destruction of
traditional value, immorality,
violence etc)
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
i.Mention some foreign cultures that are affecting
our values and culture
ii. Discuss the advantages of foreign cultures on
our culture
iii. Itemize the disadvantages of foreign culture
on our culture
6Religious Intolerance in Nigeria.
– Concept of religious intolerance
– Causes of religious intolerance
– Control of religious intolerance
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Describe the concepts of Religious intolerance
2. Explain causes of religious intolerance in
Nigeria
3. Suggest ways of controlling religious
intolerance in Nigeria
7MID TERM BREAK 
8-Labour and Trade union
-Concept of Labour
– Example of labour and trade
union in Nigeria
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
-Describe the concept of labour and trade union
-Give example of labour and trade union
9Wages and income distribution
-Concept of wages and income
distribution
-Relationship between the income
and standard of living
-Factors determining wages and
income
-Causes of wages increase
-Aspect of income management
(household, needs, savings,
investments, charity, reserve etc)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
i. discuss the concept of wages and income
distribution
ii. itemize the relationship between income and
standard of living
iii. explain factor determining wages and income
iv. list the causes of wage increase
v. identify factor in income management
10Employment
-Employment
-Unemployment
-Problrms of umemployment
(drug trafficking and abuse,
begging)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
i. define employment and unemployment
ii. discuss causes of unemployment
iii. solution and causes to unemployment
11Nigerian and Foreign made goods
Examples in:
-Textile-Furniture
-Leather -Automobile and
electronics
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
i. describe made in NIgeria goods
ii. Foreign made goods
iii. give examples on Nigeria and foreign made
goods
12Revision/Examination 

Primary 6 Second Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 6
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Revision of Last term examination 
2Resources uülization
– Importance of natural resources
– Overutilization of natural
resources
– Danger of overutilization
-Underutilization of natural
resources
-Problems of underutilization of
natural resources
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Appreciate the importance of natural resources
to the country
2. Describe overutilization of resources and
itemize the implications of overutilization of
natural resources
3. Describe underutilization of resources and
mention the danger of underutilization of
resources
3Labour Force:
-Meaning
-Trading the populatim to be
healthy and productive
-Implication of poor health on
Labour
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Define labour force
2. Recognize ways of training the population to
be healthy and productive
3. Mention the implication of poor health on
labour force
4Transport and Communution
Water and Air transportation
(meaning and examples)
-Problems and solution of Air and
Water transportation in Nigeria
-Communication system in Nigeria
(meaning and examples)
-When and how to use means of
telecommunication
-Why telecommunication do not
work
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1Describe water and Air transportation in Nigeria
2. Pinpoint problems and solution to Air and
Water transportation in Nigeria
3. Describe communication and give examples in
Nigeria, when and how they are used
4. Troubleshoot in communication system
5Gender discrimination
-Meaning and areas of
discrimination (examples)
-Consequences of gender
discrimination
-Solution to gender discrimination
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Describe and give examples of areas of
discrimination.
2. Itemize consequences of gender
discrimination
3. Suggest ways of curbing gender discrimination
in the society
6Group conflicts and cooperation
– Meaning of conflicts and
cooperation
-Importanæ of communication
cooperaion
– Contolling and avoiding confiict
in our community
-Internati0nal conflicts and
organization meaning and causes.
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Describe conflicts and cooperation.
2. State the importance of communication and
cooperation
3. Proper ways of controlling and avoiding
conflicts in our community
4. Describe conflicts in the organization
highlighting the causes
7Mid Term Break 
8Intemational organization
-Meaning and examples
– Efforts of intemational bodies at
solving the problems posed by
COVID-19, HIV/AIDS and STDS
By the end of tho lesson pupils should be ablo to:
1. Describe intemational organizations
(with examples)
2. Pinpoint efforts intematlonal bodies at solving
problems posed by COVID-19, HIV/AIDS and
STDS.
9Peace Education
-Meaning of peace
– Characteristics of tolerance
– Attributes of Cooperation
-Value that promote peace,
– National Unity meaning and
symbols of National Unity
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Describe peace as oppose to conflict
2. Identify characteristics of tolerance and
cooperation
3. Express value that promote peace in the
community
4. Describe and mention symbols of national
unity
10Concepts of drug and drug abuse
– Meaning of drug and drug abuse
– Examples of drugs often abused
– Consequence of drug abuse
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Describe drug and drug abuse
2. Mention examples of drugs often abused
3. Discuss the consequence of drug abuse
11Synthetic and naturally occurring
drugs
Meaning and examples
Solution to drugs
By tho end of the lesson pupils should be ablo to:
1. Describe synthetic and naturally occurring
drugs
2. Compare and contrast between the synthetic
and naturally occurring drugs
3. Suggest solution to drug abuse
12-13EXAMIANTION 

Primary 6 Third Term Scheme of Work for Social Studies

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 6
 SUBJECTSocial Studies
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Effect of substance abuse
-Health and socio economic effects
of substance abuse
– Heroine
-Cocaine sedative drugs
– Mandrax
-Valium
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Discuss health and socio economic effects of
drugs (Cocaine & Heroine) (chills, cramps, panic,
houses, lack of appetite and loss of weight,
increased in blood pressure,stroke,loss of weight,
convulsion, sudden death
2. Health and socio economic effects of sedative
drugs (mandrax and valium) (inco-ordination,
anxiety, poor school performance, truancy,
general weakness
2Modes of drug use and
consequences
-Effects of normal use of drugs
-Consequences of excessive use of
drugs
-Factors causing drug abuse
behaviour
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Itemize effects of normal use of drugs
(e.g desired effects)
2.List effects of excessive use of drugs
(damage to body organs or death)
3. Discuss factors responsible for drugs abuse
(desire for pleasure and excitement,
pear pressure, availability of drug in the
environment
3Sources of drugs supply and
traficking
-Registered
-Unregistered
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1.Distinguish between the various sources of dry
supply and trafficking
(registered and unregistered)
2. Mention example of sources of drug supply
and trafficking (registered – pharmaceutical
industries, hospital, patent medicine store, hotel
and club.
3. Unregistered – plantations traditional
medicine establishments, herb seller, road side
hawkers
4Identification of abuses
The treatment and effects
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Identify person involved in drug abuse
(heroine and cocane excessive joy, tiny pupils,
pain and shivering)
2. Sedative drugs (drunken behaviour with or
without smell, tremor, convulsion)
3. Discuss ways of treatment and rehabilitation
of people on drug abuse.
(counseling social centre, use of sport to occupy
idle time, arresting and publishing peddlers
sellers
5Prevention of drug abuse
-Life saving skills
-Developing positive health
behaviour
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. Mention life savings skill (health promotion
behaviour, regular exercise, constructive play)
2. Identify and develop positive health
behaviours (constructive relationship with
others, avoidance of harmful drugs. More
discrimination in what is consumed and choice
of friends.
3. List organizations responsible for curtailing
drug abuse, warfare and social centre, sport
organization, NDLEA, customs
(non-government-social, churches, mosque, etc.
6Obstacle to physical development in
youth
By the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:
1. explain the word obstacle to physical
development
2. list obstacle to physical development
-poor feeding, bad habit, diseases
3. discuss solution to obstacle to physical
development -good hygiene, balance diet,
regular excercise, sleep and rest.
7MID TERM BREAK
8Revision 
9Revision 
10Revision 
11-12REVISION/EXAMINATION

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