Scope of Social Studies and Areas Which Social Studies Focuses (Primary 2)

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 2 – Meaning of Scope of Social Studies 

WEEK 3 – Area which Social Studies Focuses 

PRIMARY 2

THEME – FUNDAMENTAL OF SOCIAL STUDIES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Social Studies (Primary 1 and Primary 2)

TOPIC – MEANING OF SCOPE SOCIAL STUDIES 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Scope of Social Studies

3. Areas which Social Studies Focuses

 

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 –

1. explain ‘scope of social studies’.

2. identify areas of focus in social studies.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Social Studies

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Pupils’ textbooks and video clips on how decisions are taken to solve problems.

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

MEANING OF SOCIAL STUDIES 

Social Studies is  the study of man and his physical (natural) environment.

 

MEANING OF SCOPE OF SOCIAL STUDIES 

Scope of social studies is the areas which social studies focuses to solve man’s problems.

These areas covered the social environment, physical environment and science and technology.

AREAS WHICH SOCIAL STUDIES FOCUSES 

To solve these problems, Social Studies focuses on these areas –

1. Critical thinking – Differentiate between good and bad behaviour. Encourage more doing good rather than bad.

2. Reflective thinking – This is how people do things and ways of doing it better.

3. Problem solving – This is how individual and collective problems are tackle and solve.

 

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. Guides pupils to explain the scope of social studies.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the scope of social studies.

3. Guides pupils to identify the areas of focus in social studies.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the areas of focus in social studies.

Pupil’s Assignment – Find out from home how family takes its social and economic decisions such as association to join and food to eat.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. explain scope of social studies.

2. identify areas of focus in social studies.

 

 

 

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