Common Social Problems in Nigeria Basic 7 (JSS 1)

Last Updated on July 16, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES 

SECOND TERM  

JSS 1

THEME – SOCIAL AND HEALTH ISSUES 

TOPIC – COMMON SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

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

1. identify social problems in the Nigerian society.

2. discuss the causes of the social problems.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Newspapers and magazine articles.

2. Radio and TV and internet options.

 

 

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

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA 

Social problems are the general factors that affect and damage societal values. Among these are –

1. National identity problem

2. Cultism

3. HIV/AIDS)

4. Poor education and examination malpractice

5. Poverty of the population

6. Corruption

7. Inequality among the people

8. Unemployment

9. Terrorists

10. Domestic violence and child morality

11. Level of education

12. Tribalism

14. Over crowd

15. Child marriage

16. Gender discrimination

 

CAUSES OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA 

1. Poverty

2. Corruption

3. Lack of parental care

4. Greed

5. Negative peer influence.

6. Influence of the mass media.

7. Unchecked access to the internet.

8. Divorce and broken homes.

9. Cheating

10. Sexual immorality in the society.

 

 

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 students some questions;

2. Involves the students in a pre-lesson identification of contemporary social problems by noting the frequency of occurrence of the problems on print and electronic media.

Student’s Activities – Collate and report information on contemporary social problems.

3. Guides class to discuss social problems and their causes.

Student’s Activities – Participate in class discussion social problems and their causes.

 

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 

Students to:

1. list common social problems in Nigeria giving example from their communities.

2. discuss the causes of common social problems in Nigeria.

 

 

 

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