History Scheme of Work JSS1 – JSS3

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Scheme of work for History JSS1 First Term

Weeks.         Topics

1-4.            Meaning of history

5-7.         Sources of history

8-10.      Importance of History

11.         REVISION

12.        EXAMINATION

History Scheme of Work JSS1 Second Term

Week 1– 4: Historical sites in Nigeria

NOK

1. Location of  NOK on the map of Nigeria

2. The Nok culture

  • Meaning
  • Artifacts
  • People
  • Occupational activities etc

3. Significance of Nok culture in the Nigeria

Week 5 – 7: Historical sites in Nigeria

ILE  IFE

1.Location of  Ile  Ife  on the map of Nigeria

2. Culture and tradition :

   The place of  Ife  in Yoruba History

    Ife :

  • Figures/artifacts
    • The people
    • Occupational activities etc

3.   Significance of  Ife  culture in Nigerian

Week 8 – 10: Historical sites in Nigeria

BENIN

1. Location of Benin on the map of Nigeria

2. The Edo (Benin) culture and history:

  • Figures/artifacts
    • The people
    • Occupational activities etc

3. Significance of Edo (Benin) culture in Ni

Week 8 – 10: Historical sites in Nigeria

                         IGBO-UKWU

1. Location of Igbo Ukwu on the map of Nigeria

2. The Igbo Ukwu culture and history:

  • Figures/artifacts
    • The people
    • Occupational activities etc

      3.   Significance of Igbo Ukwu culture in Nigerian History       

Week 11 – 13: Revision and Examination

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POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGERIA

HISTORY SCHEME OF WORK JSS ONE THIRD TERM

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGERIA

Weeks 1 – 5: Major Centralized states in Pre-colonial Nigeria

1. Meaning of centralized states.

2. Characteristics of centralized states

3. Examples

  • Hausa states
  • Kanem Borno
  • Nupe
  • Oyo Empire
  • Igala
  • Kingdom
  • Benin Empire
  • Niger Delta
  • City States
  • Calabar

Weeks 6 – 10: Non- centralized states in pre-colonial Nigeria

1. Meaning of Non- centralized states

2. Characteristics of Non- centralized states

3. Examples of Non- centralized states in non-colonial Nigeira.

  • Tiv
  • Idoma
  • Igbo
  • Urhobo
  • Ijo (Ijaw)
  • Oro (ORON)
  • Ibibio
  • Anang

Weeks  11– 12: REVISION AND EXAMINATION

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGERIA

HISTORY SCHEME OF WORK JSS TWO FIRST TERM

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGERIA

WEEKS 1-10 : Non- centralized states in pre-colonial Nigeria

1. Meaning of Non- centralized states

2. Characteristics of Non- centralized states

3. Examples of Non- centralized states in non-colonial Nigeria.

  • Tiv
  • Idoma
  • Igbo
  • Urhobo
  • Ijo (Ijaw)
  • Oro (ORON)
  • Ibibio
  • Anang

WEEKS 11-12 :Revision and Examination

HISTORY SCHEME OF WORK JSS TWO SECOND TERM

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGERIA

Weeks 1 -10:  Inter-relationships of some centres of Civilisation in pre-colonial Nigeria

1. Relationships between peoples from different centres of Civilization in pre-colonial Nigeria:

  • Ife/Benin Kanem
  • Borno/Hausa States
  • Igbo/Niger. Delta City State, etc.

2. Differences that existed between different centres of civilization in pre-colonial Nigeria:

  • Political structure
  • Culture and custom
  • Religious beliefs etc.

3. Areas of interaction among peoples of centres of Civilisation in pre-colonial Nigeria:

  • Trade and commerce
  • Marriage
  • Festivals
  • War

Weeks 11 -12:  REVISION AND EXAMINATION

HISTORY SCHEME OF WORK JSS TWO THIRD TERM

GEOGRAPHICAL ENVIRONMENT

Weeks 1 – 4: Ghana Empire

1. Location of Ghana Empire on the map of Africa

2. Socio-political structure of Ghana Empire

3. Factors that led to the rise of Ghana Empire.

4. Factors the led to the fall of Ghana Empire.

Weeks 5 – 7: Mali Empire

1. Location of Mali Empire on the map of Africa

 2. Socio-political structure of Mali Empire.

 3.  Factors that led to the rise of Mali Empire.

 4. Factors that led to the fall of Mali Empire.

Weeks 8 – 10: Songhai Empire

1. Location of Songhai Empire on the map of Africa

2. Socio-political structure of Songhai Empire

 3. Factors the led to the rise of Songhai Empire

 4. Factors that led to the fall of Songhai Empire.

Weeks 11 – 12: Songhai Empire

Revision and Examination

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EXTERNAL CONTACTS AND TRADE

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HISTORY SCHEME OF WORK JSS THREE FIRST TERM

EXTERNAL CONTACTS AND TRADE

Week 1 – 4: Origin and Organisation of Trans-Saharan Trade.

1. Origin and nature of Trans-Saharan Trade.

2. Commodities traded during Trans-Saharan Trade:

  • Gold
  • Salt
  • Horse
  • Slaves
  • Ostrich feathers
  • Spices, etc.

3. Trade routes during Trans-Saharan Trade:

  • Borno-Tripoli route
  • Kanem Borno –  Sudan route.
  • Kano- Fezzan route.

4. Effects of Trans-Saharan Trade:

  • Introduction of international trade.
  • Introduction of the use of camels as a means of transportation.
  • Introduction of slave trade across the Saharan.
  • Introduction of Islam and Arabic language.

Encouraged interaction between North Africa and West Africa, etc.

Week 5 – 7: Origin and Organisation of Trans-Saharan Trade.

     1. Nature of early European contacts with Nigeria.

  2. Early Europeans that came to Nigeria:

  • European Explorers  (e.g Mungopark, H. Clapperton, Richard and John Lander (i.e. the Lander Brothers, etc.)

3. Nature of Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade:

  • Organisation
  • Impact
  • Abolition of Trans-Atlantic Slave trade.

4. The Legitimate Trade (i.e the trade of Palm Oil).

Week 8 – 10: Revision

Week 11 – 12: Examination

HISTORY SCHEME OF WORK JSS THREE SECOND TERM

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Week 1 – 4 : British colonization of Nigeria Territories

1. British contact with Nigeria:

  • As explorer
  • As traders
  • As missionaries

2. How the British conquered Nigerian Territories:

  • Signing of treaties
  • Waging of wars.

3. British system of colonialism:

  • Direct rule
  • Indirect rule.

Week 5 – 7: The Evolution of the Nigeria State.

1. The Berlin Treaty:

  • Major reasons for the treaty.
  • Major features of the treaty

2. The roles of the Royal Niger Company in Nigeria Territories.

3. Colonial concept and administration of Nigeria territories.

Week 8 – 10: The Amalgamation of Nigeria

1. Meaning of Amalgamation

2. Reasons for the Amalgamation of Nigerian Territories.

3. Key personalities and their roles in the Amalgamation of the Nigeria Territories:

  • Taubman Goldie.
  • Lord Laggards
  • The European Missionaries
  • Nigerian Traditional Rulers etc.

Week 11 – 12: Revision and Examination

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