Term: 1st Term

Week: 2

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Date:

Curriculum Theme: Social Studies 

Subject: National Value Education 

Topic: Scope Of Social Studies 

Content: Areas with Social Studies focuses; critical thinking, reflective thinking, problem solving 

Specific Objectives:

  1. Identify areas of focus in Social Studies.
  2. State the meaning of Critical thinking, Reflective thinking, and Problem-solving.

Instructional Materials

  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard
  • Chalk/markers
  • Group discussion materials
  • Notebooks and pencils

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: The pupils should have a basic understanding of what social studies is.

Rationale: This lesson introduces primary 2 pupils to the concept of Social Studies and its areas of focus. It also introduces them to important thinking skills: Critical thinking, Reflective thinking, and Problem-solving.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

Content Development: Scope Of Social Studies

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction10 minsExplanationExplain that Social Studies is about learning the world around us and our society.Listen attentively and show interest.
Step 2: Areas with Social Studies Focus10 minsDiscussionDiscuss different areas like family, community, environment, and culture.Engage in class discussion and share their ideas.
Step 3: Thinking Skills15 minsExplanationDefine critical thinking, reflective thinking, and problem-solving.Pay attention and take notes.
Step 4: Evaluation5 minsQuestioningAsk questions about the areas of focus and thinking skills.Respond to questions individually.
Step 5: Note Copying5 minsWriting Write the important notes for pupils to copy.Copy the notes into their notebooks.

Note:

Scopes of Social Studies:

Social Studies is about understanding our world, including areas like family, community, environment, and culture. It helps man to identify and solve problems in his environment.

Areas which Social Studies focuses:

-Critical thinking:  helps us analyze.

-Reflective thinking:  helps us learn from experiences.

-Problem-solving:  helps us find solutions.

Evaluation:

  1. What is Social Studies about?
  2. Name some areas that Social Studies focuses on.
  3. Explain critical thinking in your own words.
  4. How can problem-solving skills be helpful in real life?

Teaching Aids:

  • Chalkboard/Whiteboard
  • Chalk/markers
  • Group discussion materials
  • Notebooks and pencils

NOTE TO TEACHERS: Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style and curriculum or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 29, 2023