Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

The Social Studies scheme for Primary 1 pupils aims to provide a solid foundation in the subject, covering topics related to their lives, family, school, community, and country. It also introduces them to personal health, hygiene, and respecting others.

The scheme encourages fun and interactive learning, fostering knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the world.

Objectives Of Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

First Term Objectives

Week 1-2: explain the meaning of Social Studies

Week 3- 4: Explain the meaning of family and identify types of family

Week 5 – 6: State the qualities of a good family

Week 8 – 9: Explain the meaning of culture and list types of culture

Week 10: Explain values which show moral e.g. what is right and what is wrong

Second Term Objectives

Week 1-2: Give reasons for taking substances into the body

Week 3-4: Mention the effect of taking substances into the body.

Week 5-6: Demonstrate the looks and behaviours of people who take too much food, drink or smoke, mention the effects of drinking too much, mention the effects of inhaling too much and say what to do to help somebody who is suffering from too much eating, drinking or inhaling

Week 8 – 10: Define food, mention some of the food eaten in their locality and mention the sources of food in the community

Third Term Objectives

Week 1-2: Define food safety

Week 3- 4: Mention ways of ensuring food safety

Week 5- 6: Explain risk factors

Week 8- 9: State risk factors in food, identify risk factors in food distribution and preparation

Week 10: Mention sources of water and enumerate the uses of water in homes

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Learning Outcomes of Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

First-Term Learning Outcomes

Week 1-2: explain the meaning of Social Studies

Week 3- 4: Mention 2 types of families and explain the types of family

Week 5 – 6: Mention 3 qualities of a good family

Week 8 – 9: State the meaning of culture and explain types of culture

Week 10: Explain values which are considered right and wrong

Second Term Learning Outcomes

Week 1-2: Pupils should be able to give meaningful reasons for taking substances into the body

Week 3-4: Mention 4 effects of taking substances into the body

Week 5-6: Mention the effects of drinking too much, mention 3 effects of inhaling too much and demonstrate the behaviours and looks of people who eat, drink and smoke too much.

Timetable Of Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

The scheme comprises three terms covering Social Studies topics like geography, history, culture, and citizenship. Lessons are scheduled weekly based on grade level and curriculum.

The timetable is flexible to accommodate pupil’s needs and interests, as well as any unexpected events or changes. It follows a strict schedule but allows flexibility.

First Term Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

WEEKTOPICContents
1 & 2Meaning of Social StudiesMeaning of Social Studies: The Study of man and how his problems are solved in the environment
3 & 4The FamilyMeaning of a familyTypes of family -The Nuclear family: father, mother and children -Extended family: father, mother, children, grandfather, and grandmother, uncles, aunts, cousins and nephew
5 & 6Qualities of a good family(1) Qualities of a good family: honesty, contentment, interest of others, not greedy, not selfish, discipline, obedience etc.
7Mid Term Test 
8 & 9Meaning and types of cultureMeaning of culture e.g. people’s ways of life that include dressing, dancing, eating etc.Types of culture e.g. material, non­material
10Values that show Good Morals in Our SocietyExamples of morals to show what is right i.e. greeting, respect, loyalty, kindness, honesty, contentment, tolerance etc. and what is wrong e.g. stealing, bullying, fighting, lying etc.
11 Revision
12&13. Examination

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Second Term Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

WEEKTOPICContents
1 & 2Reasons for taking substances into the body(1) Reasons for taking substances into the body -Stay alone, -hunger, – Thirsty -Enjoyment -Imitation -Curiosity, etc.
3 & 4 (2) Effects of taking substances into the body e.g. stomach pain, vomiting, stooling, sleeplessness or restlessness, dullness, dizziness, nausea, fainting, death etc.
5 & 6Overdose (too much eating, drinking or smoking)Causes and observable signs/symptoms of overdose e.g. coughing incessantly, fainting, stooling, etc. Effects of too much eating and drinking -Frequent urinating, bed wetting, intoxication, etc. – Watery eyes, coughing, chocking, fainting, dizziness -Loss of memory etc. How to help people suffering from foods or drug exercise: Once observed, report to parents, teacher or any adult around.
7  Mid Term Test
8 & 9Food(1) Meaning of food: Food is anything we eat, drink or take into our body to give us
  energy and help us grow
10 Food eaten in the locality (bread, eggs, yam, garri, fish, meat etc)Sources of food in the locality/farms, markets, rivers etc.
11 – 13  Revision/Examination

Third Term Social Studies Scheme of Work for Primary 1

WEEKTOPICCONTENT
1 & 2Food Safety(1) Meaning of food safety. How to ensure that what we eat, drink or take into our body is not harmful to health
3 & 4 Guide to food safety -Reading food labels, -Observe signs of food spoilage and causative organisms; -Washing hands before and after food preparation etc.
5 & 6Risk factors in food(1) Meaning of risk factors:
Those factors that drive the occurrence of a hazard.
7 MID – TERM TEST
8 (2) Examples of risk factors in food -Adulteration -Food fraud incidences -Agro-chemical induced death etc.
Risk factors in food distribution and preparation -Poor storage conditions; -Poor handling; -Poor Hygiene, -Other unknow risks
9 & 10Sources and Uses of WaterSources of Water supply in the locality: Stream -SpringRiverTapBore-holeRainfall -well etc.
(1) Meaning of food safety. How to ensure that what we eat, drink or take into our body is not harmful to our health
11Revision 
12 EXAMINATION

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Teacher’s and Pupils Activities

First Term Teacher’s and Pupil’s Activities

Week 1-2: The teacher should explain and guide the pupils to explain the meaning of Social Studies. The pupils should listen and respond to questions in class on the meaning of
Social Studies

Week 3- 4: The teacher should lead pupils to find out the meaning of the word family and through guided questions explain the types of family. The pupils should find out from home the meaning of “family” and report back to class and listen and respond to questions in class

Week 5 – 6: The teacher should guide the pupils to identify and explain the qualities of a good family. The pupils should participate in role-playing in the family by showing the qualities of a good family e.g. honesty, love, caring etc.

Week 8 – 9: Through guided questions and role-play the teacher should lead the pupils to understand the meaning of the word “Culture” and also lead the pupils to outline types of culture. The pupils should listen and respond to questions in class and participate in the role play, outline and write types of culture

Week 10: The teacher should lead pupils to identify values which show morals in society and attitudes that are wrong. The pupils should demonstrate different types of good and bad values

Second Term Teacher’s and Pupil’s Activities

Week 1-2: The teacher should call on the pupils to demonstrate each of the reasons and dramatize by sharing the reasons for taking substances into the body

Week 3-4: The teacher should use stories to highlight the effects of taking substances into the body, and ask pupils to narrate their experiences of taking substances into the body. The pupils should narrate their own experiences of taking substances into the body

Week 5-6: The teacher should present drawings and paintings of sad faces, and protruding stomachs to emphasize the effects of drinking too much, shows drawing and paintings of sad faces, show pictures of people exhibiting these symptoms or signs, ask pupils to say what they will do to help and summarize their suggestions

The pupils should study the pictures shown by their teacher, narrate their own experiences, copy drawings and paintings, demonstrate the behaviours and looks shown in the picture, suggest what should be done and say what to do to help those who eat, drink and smoke too much

Week 8 – 9: The teacher should ask pupils to bring samples of food items from their homes. The pupils should bring food items from their homes and participate in identifying the food items.

Week 10: The teacher should ask pupils to find out from home the sources of food they eat and ask pupils to paint any of the food items mentioned. The pupils should find out from home sources of food in their locality and paint any of the food items mentioned

Third Term Teacher’s and Pupil’s Activities

Week 1-2: The teacher should lead pupils to define food safety

Week 3- 4: The teacher should ask questions to lead pupils to identify ways of making sure that food is safe. The pupils should participate in mentioning ways of ensuring food safety

Week 5- 6: The teacher should lead pupils to identify and explain risk factors

Week 8- 9: The teacher should present pictures of risk factors in food distribution and preparation and guide pupils to state risk factors in food distribution and preparation

The pupils should participate in class discussion on risk factors associated with food distribution and preparation

Week 10: The teacher should Leads pupils to discuss sources of water supply and Uses Pictures and questions to quick pupils in enumerating the sources of water in homes

The pupils should interpret the pictures, enumerate the sources and uses water supply in homes.

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