Meaning of Social Studies (Primary 1 and Primary 2)

Last Updated on September 19, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 1 

PRIMARY 2

THEME – FUNDAMENTAL OF SOCIAL STUDIES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – THIRD TERM EXAMINATION 

TOPIC – MEANING AND SCOPE OF SOCIAL STUDIES 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Social Studies

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

explain the meaning of social studies.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

chart showing different things in our environment.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Takes the pupils out for mini excursion within or around the school area to identify people (man) and some physical features in our environment. Physical features such as land, water, air, sky, etc.

Teacher’s remark – These things you have mentioned are physical (nature) features of our environment.

 

 

MEANING OF SOCIAL STUDIES 

1. Social studies is the study of man and his environment.

There are different kind of people in our environment.

Man’s environment includes other people, animals, houses, schools, hospitals, banks, cars, trees, rivers, mountains, etc.

 

2. Social studies is also the study of man and how he lives with one another. 

There are a lot of people in our environment.

These people speak different languages like Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, and so on.

They learn the language and traditions (cultures) of other people in his environment.

People in our environment also include – our father, mother, brothers and sisters, uncles and auntie, neighbours, etc.

 

Question – Asks pupils to mention his/her language and state other people language in their environment. 

 

3. Social studies is the study of how man and how his problems are solved in the environment. 

There are other things in our environment such as animals (domestic and wild), plants, rivers, mountains, etc.

Some of these things are problems to man.

For example, how to plant crops, protect himself from the wild animals, how to move from one place to another, how to protect himself from the thief, etc.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT BOOK 

First Term Workbook – Weekly Assessment Book for Social Studies (Primary 1)

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions.

2. Explains and guides the pupils to explain the meaning of social studies.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen and respond to questions in class on the meaning of social studies.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

 

WORK BOOK

Attempt all the questions 

 

Mention 4 names of people in your family.

1. _________________________

2. _________________________

3. _________________________

4. _________________________

5. _________________________

 

 

Mention 2 animals in our environment.

6. _________________________

7. _________________________

 

Mention 3 things in our environment.

8. _________________________

9. _________________________

10. _________________________

 

 

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