# JSS2 First Term Mathematics Lesson Note and Scheme of Work

Week 1: Introduction to Basic Arithmetic

Lesson Note:

Define numbers and basic arithmetic operations.

Teach addition and subtraction of whole numbers.

Activities: Group exercises on addition and subtraction.

Scheme of Work:

Introduction to Numbers and Basic Arithmetic (3 days).

Addition of Whole Numbers (2 days).

Subtraction of Whole Numbers (2 days).

Group Exercises (1 day).

Week 2: Understanding Multiplication and Division

Lesson Note:

Introduce multiplication and division concepts.

Teach multiplication tables up to 5.

Activities: Multiplication and division practice drills.

Scheme of Work:

Introduction to Multiplication (2 days).

Introduction to Division (2 days).

Multiplication Tables (2 days).

Practice Drills (1 day).

Week 3: Geometry – Shapes and Angles

Lesson Note:

Identify and describe basic geometric shapes.

Introduce angles and their measurement.

Activities: Drawing and identifying shapes, measuring angles.

Scheme of Work:

Geometric Shapes (3 days).

Introduction to Angles (2 days).

Drawing and Identifying Shapes (2 days).

Measuring Angles (1 day).

Week 4: Fractions and Decimals

Lesson Note:

Explain fractions and decimals.

Teach addition and subtraction of fractions.

Activities: Fraction and decimal exercises.

Scheme of Work:

Introduction to Fractions (2 days).

Introduction to Decimals (2 days).

Addition of Fractions (2 days).

Subtraction of Fractions (1 day).

Week 5: Measurement – Length and Mass

Lesson Note:

Measure length and mass using standard units.

Convert units within the same system.

Activities: Measurement exercises and conversions.

Scheme of Work:

Measurement of Length (3 days).

Measurement of Mass (2 days).

Unit Conversions (2 days).

Week 6: Data Handling – Graphs and Charts

Lesson Note:

Introduce data representation using graphs and charts.

Interpret and create bar graphs.

Activities: Creating and interpreting graphs.

Scheme of Work:

Introduction to Data Handling (2 days).

Bar Graphs (2 days).

Creating Graphs (2 days).

Interpreting Graphs (1 day).

Week 7: Introduction to Algebra

Lesson Note:

Define algebraic expressions and terms.

Teach basic operations in algebra.

Activities: Solving simple algebraic equations.

Scheme of Work:

Introduction to Algebraic Expressions (2 days).

Basic Algebraic Operations (2 days).

Solving Equations (2 days).

Application Exercises (1 day).

Week 8: Revision of Topics Covered

Lesson Note:

Review and reinforce concepts covered so far.

Identify and address areas of difficulty.

Activities: Group discussions and problem-solving.

Scheme of Work:

Comprehensive Revision (3 days).

Addressing Areas of Difficulty (2 days).

Group Problem-Solving (1 day).

Week 9: Trigonometry – Introduction to Basic Concepts

Lesson Note:

Introduce trigonometric ratios (sine, cosine, tangent).

Solve simple problems using trigonometry.

Activities: Trigonometry exercises and applications.

Scheme of Work:

Introduction to Trigonometry (3 days).

Trigonometric Ratios (2 days).

Problem Solving (2 days).

Week 10: Statistics – Mean, Median, and Mode

Lesson Note:

Define mean, median, and mode.

Calculate and interpret measures of central tendency.

Activities: Statistical calculations and analysis.

Scheme of Work:

Mean, Median, and Mode (3 days).

Calculations and Interpretations (2 days).

Group Statistical Analysis (2 days).

Week 11: Revision Week

Lesson Note:

Review all topics covered.

Address any remaining doubts or questions.

Activities: Comprehensive revision and practice exams.

Week 12: Examination Week

Lesson Note:

Conduct end-of-term examinations.

Ensure fair and standardized testing.

Activities: Supervised examinations.

Week 13: School Dismissal Week

Lesson Note:

Summarize key learnings of the term.

Distribute report cards and commendations.

Activities: Award ceremony and farewell gathering.