2022/2023 First Term Economics Scheme Of Work For SS1

Economics scheme of work

UNIFIED SCHEME OF WORK FOR ECONOMICS

CLASS: SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL ONE

TERM: FIRST TERM SCHEME OF WORK

WEEK 1

Revision Of Last Term

Examination.

WEEK 2

TOPIC

Meaning Of Economics

CONTENT

– Definition by four authors.

Adams smith, J . S. Mills, Alfred Marshall,  Lionel Rubin,

( Most acceptable definition )

 –  Economics activities:

Production, exchange, distribution, consumption.

 –  Scope of Economics  :

The difference between wants and need.  ( Wants & Need), Scarcity, Choice, Opportunity, Cost, and Scale of Preference

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

– Students should be able  to :

Define

– Explain the basic concept of economics and show its relevance to day–to–day human activities and decisions and the government.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Display pictures of people in the market place i.e. showing the student that economic activities are taking place.

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Form a group of students in the class and discuss how the knowledge of this concept influences our daily activities.

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Group discussion to relate this concept to the daily activities of individuals, firms, and governments.

WEEK 3

TOPIC

Why We Study Economics

CONTENT

 Basic Economics problems :

What to produce, how to produce, for whom to produce & efficient use of resources.

Economics is a science, art, or social subject.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

 – Students should be able to:-

Explain what to produce, how to produce, for whom to produce, and efficient use of resources.

– Why economics is regarded as a science, art, or social subject?

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

A chart showing method of production ( i.e. labor and capital intensive method).

WEEK 4

TOPIC

Basic Tool For Economics Analysis ( Table, Graph & Charts)

CONTENT

Table: definition, use of table, characteristic and importance of tables & charts.

Graph: definition, features importance, and example of a graph.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

– Student should be able to:-

– Explains basic economic tools, and state their use and importance.

– Construct a frequency distribution.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Chart, table, and graph

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Display various charts and tables relating to the topic.

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Students solve practical problems involved in the calculation.

WEEK 5

TOPIC

Measures Of Central Tendency

CONTENT

Arithmetic mean, median, mode, and their simple applications.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

– Student should be able to:-

Calculate the mean, median & mode of any given set of data

– State the merits & demerits of mean, median & mode.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Making use of students in the class that is of various age groups.

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Display various measures of central tendency

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Solve the practical problem involved.

WEEK 6

TOPIC

Theory Of Production

CONTENT

Meaning, types, importance, and factors of production ( land, labor, capital, and entrepreneur)

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

– Students should be able to :

– Explain the concept of production.

– State the types of production. ( primary, secondary & tertiary)

– State the importance of factors of production.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Chart and manufactured, product.

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

A chart showing land, labor, and capital

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Perform given task

WEEK 7

TOPIC

Theory Of Production (Cont)

CONTENT

Factors of production and their reward ( Land, Labour, Capital & Entrepreneur ).

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

–  Student should be able to:-

– State the factors of production.

– Mention the reward of each of the factors of production.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Chart showing the factors of production

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Explain the factors of production

Mention the reward of each of the factors of production.

WEEK 8

TOPIC

Theory Of Production (Cont)

CONTENT

Production possibility curve (PPC).

Law of diminishing returns or variable proportions.

Factors determine the volume of production.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

– Explain the production possibility curve (PPC).

– State the law of diminishing returns or variable proportions.

–  State the factors that determine the volume of production.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Charts and manufactured, products.

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Explain the production possibility curve ( PPC).

State the law of diminishing returns.

List factors that determine the volume of production.

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Drawing graph showing the production possibility curve.

WEEK 9

TOPIC

Division Of Labour & Specialization

CONTENT

Meaning, difference, advantages & disadvantages, and limitations.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

– Student should be able to:-

Explain the meaning of division of labor and specialization.

– State the differences between the division of labor and specialization.

– Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the division of labor.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Charts.

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Explain the meaning of division of labor & specialization.

State the differences between the division of labor and specialization.

List the advantages & disadvantages of the division of labor. 

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Grouping of students to perform different tasks.

WEEK 10

TOPIC

Scale Of Production (Small, Medium & Large).

CONTENT

Meaning, characteristics,

Advantages and disadvantages

Internal & external economies of scale.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

– Student should be able to:-

Explain the meaning of scale of production.

State the advantages and disadvantages of the scale of production.

– Explain internal & external economies of scale.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Display pictures of small, medium & large-scale production.

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Explain the scale of production ( small, medium & large scale).

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Share experiences that relate to the small, medium, and large scale of production.

WEEK 11

Topic

Firms And Industry

CONTENT

Meaning of firms, plants, and industry.

Factors determine the size of a firm.

Concept of total product (TP), marginal product (MP), average product (AP).

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVE

Students should be able to:-

– Define firm, plant, and industry.

– Explain factors that determine size of firms.

– Calculate total product, marginal product, and average product.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL (S)

Table and chart illustrations.

TEACHERS ACTIVITIES

Guide students to identify different types of firms and industries within our society.

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

Give examples of firms and industries existing within their locality.

WEEK 12 & 13

Revision & Examination.

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