CIVIC EDUCATION JSS 2 SECOND TERM

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CIVIC
EDUCATION

JSS
2 SECOND TERM

WEEK
TOPIC/CONTENT
ACTIVITIES
1
NIGERIA AS
A FEDERATION
      
Characteristics of a Federation
      
Sharing of powers between central and state governments
      
States have constitutionally defined control over their
affairs.
      
Central government controls states and states control
local governments 
Teacher: Lead students to how powers are
shared between the central and state governments
Students: Identify some constitutional
rights of a state and local governments.
Instructional Material: Textbook and the
Nigerian constitution.  
2
RELATIONSHIP
BETWEEN FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
.
      
Relationship – perform functions according to
constitutional provision
      
Power to legislate and carry out functions in
accordance with constitutional provisions
Teacher: Lead students to identify some
performed functions of Federal government (powers of federal
government). 
Students: Participate in the discussion and
ask questions
Instructional Material: Textbook and the
Nigerian constitution.  
3
RELATIONSHIP
BETWEEN FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
.
      
Provide form of governance 
      
Differences among the three tiers of government –
functions and legislative powers
      
Executive, concurrent and exclusive powers 
Teacher: Ask students to identify and
mention some people of integrity. 
Students: Ask students some contributions
people of integrity make in the society
Instructional Material: Give assignment to
list down some people of integrity they know in their society.   
4
RULE OF LAW
      
Meaning of law and the rule of law
      
Benefits of the rule of law as against arbitrary rule.
      
Some rule of law and their benefits.
Teacher: Guide students through class
discussion to define law and rule of law. Identify some benefits of rule of
law against arbitrary law.
Students: Take part in the discussion and
ask questions
Instructional Material:  Textbook, Nigerian constitution, law books
and government gazettes.
5
RULE OF LAW
      
Benefits of the rule of law as against arbitrary rule.
      
Punishment for breaking the law.
      
Equality of all citizens before the law. 
Teacher: Discuss with the students on the
meaning of equality of citizen before the law.
Students: Identify what makes citizens equal
before the law.
Instructional resources: Nigerian
constitution and the law books.
6
PROTECTION OF
HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RUE OF LAW
Ways of protecting Human Rights
      
Representing the affected person in court.
      
Drawing attention to cases of Human Rights Violation
through
·        
Protest march
·        
Media coverage
·        
Hunger strike
Teacher: Guide students through discussion
to define and identify what Human Rights violation means and explain how
individuals and groups can assist to protect citizen’s rights.
Students: Do assignments
Instructional Resources: Publications of
civil society organizations, textbooks and newspapers.  .
7
CONSUMER
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      
Universal rights of a consumer
      
Rights to satisfaction of basic needs, safety,
information, choice and redress.
Consumers rights to education,
representation, to be heard, healthy environment
 Teacher: Explain each of the eight universal
consumer rights.
Students: Ask questions and write notes on
each of the universal rights of a consumer 
Instructional material; Textbooks,
newspapers and the Nigerian constitution.
8
CONSUMER
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities of Consumer:
      
Be aware
      
Demand
Keep proof of transactions e.g. receipts
invoice warranty.
 Teacher: Lead students to identify and
discuss the various responsibilities of consumer.
Students: Dramatize and participate in class
discussion.
Instructional material: textbooks, flash
cards.
9
CONSUMER
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities of Consumer:
      
Thinking independently, speak out
      
Respect the environment
Teacher: Discuss with students on thinking
independently and speaking boldly. Discuss with students how they respect the
environment
Students: identify the importance of
independent thinking, speaking boldly and respecting the environment. List
and explain each. 
Instructional Material: Textbooks,
newspapers etc.   
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REVISION
12
EXAMINATION

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