Christian Religious studies (CRK/CRS) Scheme of Work for Junior Secondary Schools (JSS 3)

 

 

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CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS (JSS 3)

FIRST TERM 

 

 

WEEKS  TOPICS / CONTENTS

1. THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

Acts. 1:6 – 11 and John 14:15 – 26

I. Describe the Ascension of Jesus Christ

II. State the Need for the Promise of the Holy Spirit

III. Outline the Significance of the Promise of the Holy Spirit

 

2. THE COMING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT – THE PENTECOST

Acts 2:1 – 39

I. Definition of Pentecost

II. Narrate the Story of the Coming of the Holy Spirit

III. State the Roles Played by the Holy Spirit in the Propagation of the Gospel

 

3. THE EFFECT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT ON THE EARLY DISCIPLES

Acts 3:10 – 11, 6: 4 – 15

I. The Healing at the Beautiful Gate

II. The Appointment of the Seven Deacons

III. Narrate the Effects of the Holy Spirit on the Disciples

IV. Outline the Moral Lessons of the Effects of the Holy Spirit on the Early Disciples.

 

4. FELLOWSHIPPING IN THE EARLY CHURCH

Acts 1:15 – 26, 2:41- 47 and 4:32 – 37 

I. Narrate Peter’s Speech on the Pentecost Day

II. Describe the Social and Religious Life in the Early Church

 

5. EARLY DAYS OF THE CHURCH – SHARING THINGS IN COMMON

I. Outline the History of the Early Church

II. Narrate the Story of Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5:1 – 11)

III. List the Names of the Seven Deacons and their Functions

 

6. PERSECUTION

1 Peter 1:3 – 17 and 4:2 – 19

I. Definition of Persecution

II. List the Reasons for Persecution of Christians

III. State Ways to Curb Persecution

 

7. THE CHURCH IN SAMARIA 

I. Narrate the Encounter of Philip with the Ethiopian Eunuch (Acts 8:26 – 32)

II. Highlight the Activities of the Disciples at Lydia and Joppa (Acts 9:36 – 43)

 

8. THE CHURCH IN CAESAREA

Acts 10 : 1 – 48

I. Narrate the story of the conversion of Cornelius

  • Cornelius calls for Peter
  • Peter’s Vision
  • Peter at Cornelius’ House

II. State the Significance of Cornelius Conversion

 

9. PERSECUTION OF THE EARLY CHURCH BELIEVERS 

I. Arrest of Peter and John (Acts 4:1 – 31)

II. Martyrdom of Stephen (Acts 6:8 and 7:1 – 60)

III. State the Reasons for the Arrest of the Early Apostles

IV. Narrate the Story of Stephen

 

10. PERSECUTION OF THE EARLY CHURCH BELIEVERS (Continuation)

I. Persecution of the Church by Saul (Acts 8:1 – 3 and 9:1 – 30)

II. The killing of James. Acts 12 : 1 – 8

III. Narrate the Story of Persecution in the Early Church

IV. Highlight the Various Persecution of the Early Apostles

V. State the Moral Lessons of Apostles Persecution

 

11. REVISION

 

12. EXAMINATION

 

 

 

 

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS (JSS 3)

SECOND TERM 

 

WEEKS  TOPICS / CONTENTS

 

1. THE SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL OUTSIDE PALESTINE – THE ROMAN EMPIRE

Matthew 28:18 – 20

I. Describe the Roman Empire

II. List the Factors that Added the Spread of the Gospel in the
Roman Empire

 

2. THE CHRISTIAN MISSIONARY JOURNEY

Acts. 13:1 – 12

I. Setting Apart of Barnabas and Saul

II. Paul at Paphos

III. Narrate the Story of How Paul and Barnabas were sent on the
First Missionary

IV. Narrate Paul’s Encounter with Elymas of Paphos.

 

3. THE JOURNEY FROM ANTIOCH IN PISIDIA TO DERBE 

I. Narrate the Missionary Activities of Paul and Barnabas at Iconium And Lystra

  • Paul at Iconium (Acts 14:1 – 7)
  • Paul and Barnabas at Lystra (Acts 14:8 – 20)
  • Paul and Barnabas to Antioch in Syria (Acts 14:21 – 28)

II. State the Importance of the First Missionary Journey

 

4. CONTROVERSIES AMONG THE EARLY CHRISTIANS

Acts 15:1 – 5

I. Definition of Controversy

II. State Reasons for Controversies in the Early Church

III. Narrate the Story of the Controversy in Antioch

 

5. CONTROVERSY IN CORINTH CHURCH

Acts 16:1 – 6 and 1 Corinthians 1:10 – 15

I. State the Main Controversy in the Church at Corinth

II. Outline the Steps Taken by Paul to Resolve the Controversy

 

6. THE JERUSALEM COUNCIL

Acts 15:22 – 35

I. Highlight the Composition of the Jerusalem Council

II. State the Contributions of Peter and Paul at the Jerusalem Council

III. List the Resolution of the Jerusalem Council

 

7. CONFLICT IN THE SOCIETY 

I. Definition of Conflict

II. State the causes of conflict in the society.

III. Outline How Conflicts can be Resolved in the Society

 

8. FURTHER SPREAD OF THE CHURCH – PAUL AT PHILIPPI

Acts 16:11 – 34 

I. List Places that Paul visited in the Second Missionary Journey

II. Narrate the Encounter of Paul at Philippi

 

9. PAUL’S IMPRISONMENT AT PHILIPPI

Acts 16:35 – 40 

I. Narrate the Story of Paul’s Encounter with the Slave Girl at Philippi

II. State Reasons for Paul’s Imprisonment

 

10. REVISION

 

11. | 12. EXAMINATION

 

 

 

 

CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS (JSS 3)

THIRD TERM 

 

 

WEEKS  TOPICS / CONTENTS

 

1. PAUL AND CIVIL AUTHORITIES – PAUL BEFORE FELIX

Acts 24:1 – 23

I. Narrate Paul’s Encounter with Governor Felix

II. State Paul’s Defense before Felix.

III. List Lessons from the Encounter of Paul with Felix

 

2. PAUL BEFORE FESTUS

Acts 25:1 – 20

I. Narrate the Trial of Paul before Festus

II. State Moral Lessons from Paul’s Trial before Festus

III. List Rights of a Citizen of a Country

 

3. PAUL BEFORE KING AGRIPPA

Acts 25:22 – 32

I. Narrate the Trial of Paul before King Agrippa

II. State Paul’s Defense before Agrippa

 

4. THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH TODAY 

I. Give an Account of First Attempt to Establish Christianity in Nigeria

II. Narrate How the Issue of Slave Trade was used to Establish Christianity in Nigeria

 

5. – 12. REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

 

 

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