PRIMARY FIVE SOCIAL STUDIES SECOND TERM

PRIMARY FIVE SOCIAL STUDIES

SECOND TERM

WEEKS TOPICS

1. Leadership

2. Organization and cooperation

– Meaning of organization and cooperation

– Types of organization and cooperation

– Why people live together

-Functions of various organization and cooperation

– Benefit of living together i.e. cooperation in

Solving common problems, protect one another,

Sharing of things together etc.

– Problems, bad feelings, harming one another etc.

3. Resources Preservation (saving)

– What is resource preservation

– Mention types of saving e.g. Modern ways of

Saving money: thrift and credit, cooperatives,

Banks, insurances companies etc.

– Banking facilities in communities’ e.g.

Commercial bank, swing bank, micro-credit

Bank etc.

– Process of opening an account in the bank Lagos State Ministry of Education Schemes of work for Primary School

– Organized a drama small and large sized

Families difficulties in managing income.

4. Causes of poor savings

– Causes of poor savings e.g. High level of spending

Too many festivals and feast etc.

– Inability to manage ones income properly

– Practice savings e.g. personal savings, formal of

Keeping records of savings etc.

5. Resources Development

– Meaning of capital: capitals savings for further

Production

– Ways of raising funds: government source,

Through taxes, levies, loans, donations, grants,

Etc.

– Sources of funds e.g. Individual and group

Sources: saving loans, institution, donations etc.

– Identify the uses of funds e.g. establishment of

Industries, buying of proportion etc.

6. Resources Distribution

– Meaning of resources: e.g. used for further

Production

– Types of resources e.g. Land, labour, capital and

Entrepreneur.

– Why resources are not evenly distributed, e.g.

Nature, lack of access, location of raw materials,

Market etc.

– Problems of over concentration of industries e.g.

Pollution, high cost of living, unhealthy environment

Etc.

– Ways of ensuring even distributions of resources

E.g. provide social amenities in other places,

Policy for rural development should be

Introduced. Lagos State Ministry of Education Schemes of work for Primary School

7. Employment

– What is Employment?

– Concept of employment, unemployment and

Under-unemployment e.g. Employment: having

Jobs and earning income, unemployment: Not

Having jobs that earn income, under employment:

Not having jobs that attract sufficient income

– Causes of unemployment e.g. Economic,

Recession, lack of information, low investment,

Lack of necessary skills etc.

– What are the causes of underemployment e.g.

Lack of appropriate facilities, no conducive

Environment, poor management, lack of

Adequate training etc.

8. Wages and income

– Concept of wages and salaries e.g. Wages are

Not paid at regular interval, like money paid to

Workers at the end of the month.

Salaries: are paid at regular interval e.g. monthly

Salaries, both are payment for workers.

– Why some people can earn higher salaries than

Others e.g. level of qualifications, value of

Services, amount and quality of work done.

9. Communication

– Meaning of communication e.g. Information

Carried out from one place to another.

– Types of electronic communication devices that

Use electricity e.g. television, radio, telephone,

Fax, emails, and internet facilities etc.

– Uses of the devices e.g. Television: enlightenment

Entertainment, discussion of important public issues,

News etc.

– Problems of some of the devices e.g. poor Lagos State Ministry of Education Schemes of work for Primary School

Condition of the set, climatic changes, outdated

Facilities, irregular electricity supply etc.

10. Transportation

– Meaning of transportation e.g. Movement of

People or goods, from one place to another.

– Types of transportation e.g. Road, rail, sea, air

– Forms of land transport e.g. Roads by motor,

Vehicles, bicycles etc. Railway by train,

Trekking on foot.

– Draw the means of transportation on land and

Their associated modes

– Advantage of transportation e.g. movement is

Made easier movement is made faster, more

People and goods are transported easily.

– Identify the problems of land transportation e.g.

Poor conditions of vehicles, reckless drivers,

Bad roads, cost of spare parts none availability of

Expects etc.

– Solutions to problem of transportation e.g.

Patriotism, repaired and maintenance of road,

Effective supervision etc.

11. National water supply

– Definition of water e.g. is the necessities of life,

Animals, plants and human being cannot do with

Out water.

– Sources of water supply e.g. River, streams,

Lakes, sea, ocean, well, bore holes etc.

– Uses of water e.g. washing, drinking, bathing, for

Planting, cooking, for production etc.

12. National water supply

– Why water is sometimes scarce eg. Climate

Changes, wastage, burst pipes, plant failure, Lagos State Ministry of Education Schemes of work for Primary School

Irregular supply of electricity etc.

– Consequences of water shortage in Nigeria e.g.

Outbreak of water borne diseases, inadequate

Electricity supply etc.

– How to solve the problems of water shortage e.g.

Sink more bore holes, installation of modern

Facilities avoid dumping of refuses in river;

Avoid water wastage, more steady supply of electricity

Etc.

– Population and water supply e.g. Increase in

Population growth leads to increase demand for

Waters, available water supply becomes

Inadequate, creates needs form more water.

13. Revisions and Examinations

 

 

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