2022 Social studies lesson note for JSS3 first term
Scheme Of Work
WEEK 1 WATER SUPPLY
WEEK 2 TRAFFICKING IN CHILDREN AND WOMEN
WEEK 3 HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES
WEEK 4 POPULATION
WEEK 5 PEACE
WEEK 6 PEACE (CONTD.)
WEEK 7 NATIONAL ECONOMY
WEEK 8 NATURE OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY
WEEK 9 FAMILY AS THE BASIC UNIT OF SOCIETY
WEEK 10 MAKING DECISIONS
WEEK 11 GOAL SETTING
WEEK 12 HUMAN EMOTIONS (LOVE)
WEEK 13 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL STUDIES
Lesson Notes on Social Studies JSS3 First Term
Below are the 2022 complete social studies lesson notes for JSS3 first term
Topic: Water Supply
2. Sources of water
3. Keeping sources of water clean
Water is the most abundant chemical substance in the world. It covers 70 per cent of the surface of the earth. It occurs in form of water vapour in the atmosphere and this may collect as clouds and later come down to the earth in form of rain. It is also present below the earth.
Water is a transparent and nearly colourless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth’s streams, lakes, oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms. Its chemical formula is H2O, meaning that its molecule contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms, that are connected by covalent bonds. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Human Trafficking
1. Meaning of human trafficking
2. Factors responsible for children and women trafficking
3. preventive measures
4. Consequences of Human Trafficking
Meaning of Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is the trade in humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labour or commercial sexual exploitation for the traffickers.
Human trafficking can be defined as the act of recruiting, transporting, or receiving a person through force, coercion or through other means for the purpose of exploiting them.
Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Harmful Traditional Practices
1. Meaning of Harmful Traditional Practices
2. Examples of Harmful Traditional Practices
3. Consequences of Harmful Traditional Practices
Harmful traditional practices are forms of violence which have been committed primarily against women and girls in certain communities and societies for so long that they are considered, or presented by perpetrators, as part of accepted cultural practice. The most common are: Forced or early marriage, Female Genital Mutilation etc. To learn more, Click here.
2. Basic units
3. Factors in securing population growth
4. Population control
The population can be defined as the total or an aggregate number of people living in a particular place at a particular point in time. The population is a great determinant of the development of a place.
Censuses are usually taken every 10 years. Population Census provides information about age, sex, occupation, residence etc. The census of 1952/53 conducted in Nigeria was given as 31.12million people. Another one in 1962/63 gave our population a count of 55.67million people. In 1973, another account gave a population of 79million people. Nigeria’s population as of 2004 was 120 million people. To learn more, Click here.
1. Meaning of peace
Definition of peace
Peace is the state of being calm and quite. It is a state or quality of living in friendship with somebody without argument. It is a state in which one is not involved in causing arguments or violence. It is freedom from war.
Peace is also the ability to unite with other people’s behaviour or better still to tolerate one another’s attitude without complaining. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Peace (contd.)
- Peaceful life – How to gain peace
- Practices that contribute to peaceful living
Peaceful Life – How to Gain Peace
If you wish to experience Peace, think about it for some time and visualize yourself as a peaceful being. No matter how disturbed or distracted you may be, you will automatically be able to create some peaceful thoughts. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: National Economy
National Economy refers to the goods and services that a country is able to produce at any given time using all the natural, human and capital resources.
Examples of Economic activities
- Farming; This is the cultivation of land and growing crops to produce food items and industrial raw materials.
- Trading; This is the buying and selling of goods and services to satisfy human wants. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Family as the basic unit of society
- Meaning of family
- Members of extended family
- Roles of extended family members in child development
Meaning of family:
The family is the most important social unit of society. This is a fact that everyone must learn. The family is not only the basic societal unit. It is also the basic sexual unit, the basic child-raising unit, the basic communication unit, and the basic all-around fun and friendship unit. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Making decisions
- Meaning of decision making
- Reasons for decision making
- Factors influencing decision making
- Steps for making a decision
Meaning of decision making
Decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities. Every decision-making process produces a final choice, which may or may not prompt action. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Goal Setting
- Meaning of Goal setting
- Types of goal
- Importance of goal setting
- Tips for goal setting and achieving goals
- Stumbling block/obstacles to goal setting
Meaning of Goal Setting
Goal setting is the process of deciding what you want to accomplish and devising a plan to achieve the result you desire. For entrepreneurs, goal setting is an important part of business planning.
This goal-setting definition emphasizes that goal-setting is a three-part process. For effective goal setting, you need to do more than just decide what you want to do; you also have to work at accomplishing whatever goal you have set for yourself – which means you have to create a plan so your work gets you where you want to go.
People know what they want to do and they’re perfectly willing to work on it but they often have trouble creating a plan to get there. To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Human Emotions (Love)
- Meaning of love
- Types of love
- Qualities of love
- Behaviour that enhances a love relationship
Meaning of Love
There are many paths in life. But the longest of them all is the path to the heart. If you resist this path, you will take lifetimes to find it again. If you surrender and embrace it, you’ll be home. The definition of love is vague and yet, so simple. All of us fall in love, but how many of us understand the true meaning of love? Love is what we experience in any moment that we are with someone without having or believing any judgments about that person (“good” or “bad”). To learn more, Click here.
Topic: Introduction to social studies
Social studies is the study of man in his physical and social environments, as well as the effects of science and technology on him. ‘Man’ in social studies refers to all human beings.
Man lives among other human beings in a group, and enjoys natural resources like land, water and trees. He lives in houses with others and depends on others for survival. Man lives in a particular area and makes use of the things that are found in the area, which are natural and man-made. Man uses scientific, technological and spiritual means to solve the problems he faces in his environment. To learn more, Click here.