The government approved scheme of work and curriculum for Social Studies for junior secondary school two (2) for first term, second term and third term is out. The state and federal ministry of education have recommended a unified scheme of works for all Junior secondary schools in Nigeria, in other words, all Junior and senior secondary schools in Nigeria must operate with the same scheme of work for both private secondary schools and public (government owned) secondary schools in Nigeria.
In accordance with other schemes of work, Social Studies scheme of work for JSS 2 (Junior Secondary school two) for first term, second term and third term have been provided in details here. Do you know that before approval to operate and own a secondary school in Nigeria. The scheme of work for all subjects must be presented as this is one of the criteria for starting a private primary or secondary school in Lagos or any state in Nigeria.
For prospective school owners, teachers and assistant teachers, Social studies scheme of work is defined as a guideline that defines the contents and structure of Social Studies as a subject offered under junior and senior secondary school. The scheme of work for Social Studies be it Junior or Senior secondary school, maps out in clear terms, how the topics and subtopics for a particular subject, group works and practicals, discussions and assessment strategies, tests, quizzes and homework ought to be structured in order to fit in perfectly, the approved academic activities for the session.
To further emphasize the importance of this document, the curriculum for Social Studies spells out the complete guide on all academic subjects in theory and practicals. It is used to ensure that the learning purposes, aims and objectives of the subject meant for that class are successfully achieved.
Social Studies Scheme of Work for JSS 2 is the same for both private and public secondary schools in Nigeria, that is, the scheme of work for a private school is the same with that of public or government owned secondary schools, principals and teachers in secondary schools in Nigeria are to adhere to the approved scheme of work as approved by the ministry of education.
Social Studies is listed among the O’level subjects offered from primary school to university level. In higher institutions it is known as Social Studies education or Social Works. The scheme of work for Social Studies provided here would go a long way in not just helping the teachers in carefully breaking down the subject, topics and subtopics but also, devise more practical ways of imparting this knowledge on the pupils using the recommended text books.
There have been a sporadic increase in the search for the government approved curriculum for Social Studies reason being that Social Studies is one of the most important subjects offered in Junior and senior secondary schools. It is also an important admission requirements for admission into any higher institution. The fact that the scheme of work for Social Studies in Junior secondary is the same irrespective of whether the school if public or private, it makes it much easier and brings about consistency in the educational sector.
This post is quite a lengthy one as it provide in full details, the government approved scheme of work for all topics and sub-topics in Social Studies as a subject offered in Junior secondary school two (JSS 2).
As part of the requirements for setting up a secondary school in Nigeria, doe those interested should note that a scheme of work must be presented to the ministry of Education, you can read further on documents and all that is required for establishing a secondary school in Nigeria.
Please note that Social Studies scheme of work for JSS 2 provided here is for first term, second term and third term as approved by Lagos state government, Federal government and other state governments in Nigeria.
What You Stand To Gain From This Post
- Government approved Scheme of work for Social Studies for JSS 2 (First term)
- Social Studies scheme of work and curriculum for JSS 2 (Second term)
- Social Studies scheme of work and curriculum for JSS 2 (Third term)
Scheme of work for Social Studies for Junior secondary school two (2) first term covers the following topics and sub-topics; TYPE/CHARACTERISTICS OF SOCIAL GROUP: Primary social group. GROUP BEHAVIOR;
Types of group behavior, Benefits of group behavior. MARRIAGE; Meaning and types of marriage, Criteria for marriage, Benefits of marriage, Problems/dangers of early marriage. DRUG ABUSE; Meaning of Drug Abuse, Forms of drug abuse, Effect of drug abuse, Measures of curbing abuse and other topics which can be seen below under the sub-heading; ‘Social Studies scheme of work for JSS 2 first term’.In addition, students are to be tutored using the Junior WAEC approved text books for social studies only.
Social Studies Scheme of Work for for Junior secondary school two (2) second term covers the following topics and sub-topics; LIVING TOGETHER IN THE FAMILY; Definition of family, Conditions for living together as a family, Roles performed by individual in the family (a) Father (b) Mother (c) Children. MEANING OF CULTURE; Types of culture, Characteristics of culture, Types of food in our culture. COMMON DRESSES IN OUR CULTURE; Dress codes for selected culture, Factors that influence dress selection and other topics which can be seen below under the sub-heading; Social Studies Scheme of work for JSS 2 in 2nd term. Again, note that you are mandated to use the Junior WAEC approved text books for Social studies only.
Scheme of work for Social Studies for Junior secondary school two (2) third term covers the following topics and sub-topics; ACCIDENT IN THE SCHOOL; Meaning of accident, Types of school accident, Causes of accident, Prevention of school accidents. GENDER ROLES; Gender similarities/differences, Gender discrimination, Consequences & solution of gender discrimination. STORAGE; Meaning of storage, Methods of storing things, Benefits of storing things and other topics which can be seen below under the sub-heading; ‘Social Studies scheme of work for JSS 2 third term’. In addition, teachers are mandated to make use of the Junior WAEC approved text books for social studies only.
Social Studies Scheme of Work For JSS 2 (First Term – Third Term)
SCHEME OF WORK FOR SOCIAL STUDIES JSS 2 FIRST TERM
1. TYPE/CHARACTERISTICS OF SOCIAL GROUP
Primary social group
Types of group behavior
Benefits of group behavior
Meaning and types of marriage
Criteria for marriage
Benefits of marriage
Problems/dangers of early marriage
3. DRUG ABUSE
Meaning of Drug Abuse
Forms of drug abuse
Effect of drug abuse
Measures of curbing abuse
4. DRUG TRAFFICKING
Meaning of drug trafficking
Reasons of drug trafficking
Dangers of drug trafficking in Nigeria
Measures of curbing drug trafficking
Meaning of poverty
Causes of poverty
Ways of alleviating poverty
Meaning of corruption
Effects of corruption
Measures of checking corruption
Meaning of cultism
Reasons for membership
Measures of reducing cultism
8. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Benefits of science and technology
Problems and solutions to problems of science and
Meaning of Communication
Types/forms of ICT
Advantages & Disadvantages
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 2 SECOND TERM
1. LIVING TOGETHER IN THE FAMILY
Definition of family
Conditions for living together as a family
Roles performed by individual in the family
(a) Father (b) Mother (c) Children
2. MEANING OF CULTURE
Types of culture
Characteristics of culture
Types of food in our culture
3. COMMON DRESSES IN OUR CULTURE
Dress codes for selected culture
Factors that influence dress selection
4. COMMON HAIRSTYLES
Hairstyles for women and men
Care of the hair
Usefulness of Adornments
Meaning and types of religion
Similarities of our religion
6. OUR SCHOOL
Features of a school
Members of the school community
Functions performed by each member
Ways of enhancing efficiency among membership of the school
7. HOME APPLIANCES
Usefulness of Home appliances
Dangers in the wrong use of appliances
Correct ways of using electrical appliance
SOCIAL STUDIES SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 3 THIRD TERM
1. ACCIDENT IN THE SCHOOL
Meaning of accident
Types of school accident
Causes of accident
Prevention of school accidents
2. GENDER ROLES
Consequences & solution of gender discrimination
Meaning of storage
Methods of storing things
Benefits of storing things
Meaning of saving
Reasons for saving money
Method of saving money
5. WHAT IS A BANK?
(i) Advantages of keeping money in banks
(ii) Problems associated with banking
(iii) Prospects of banking operation in Nigeria
Meaning and types of resources
Usefulness of resources to man
Conservation of environmental resources
7. HARMFUL SUBSTANCE
Types of harmful substance to men
Prevention of intake of harmful substance
8. TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA
Meaning/types of transportation
Transportation on land, water and air
Advantages and disadvantages of transportation
system in Nigeria
Measures aimed of solving the problem
The above is the current government approved scheme of work for Social Studies for JSS 2 (Junior secondary school three) class from first to third term. However, you can download the free PDF file for record purposes.
If you have any questions as regards Social Studies scheme of Work For JSS 2 class, kindly send them to us via the comment section below and we shall respond accordingly as usual.