Home Management – SS1, SS2 & SS3 Curriculum; Scheme of Work; Assessment Tests

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ASSURE Educational Services has put-together the scheme of work on Home Management – SS1, SS2 and SS3 based on the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO. All the topics highlighted in the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO have been accommodated in our Scheme of Work.

End of term Assessment Tests in SS1, SS2 and SS3 alongside Overall Assessment Tests are available. Schools may adopt our scheme of work because of its simplicity and ease of monitoring of academic activities.

The Scheme of Work stated below is inexhaustible. Schools are encouraged to input weeks and periods of completion of topics in accordance with the academic calendar, number of students and available classes.

SS1 Home Management – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topic Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 1st Term PRINCIPLE OF MANAGEMENT Definition of Home
Careers in Home
The Management Process (a) Planning
(b) Organization
(c) Implementation
(d) Evaluation
Motivations for Home Management (a) Personal characteristics
(b) Values
(c) Goals
(d) Standards
(e) Needs
(f) Events
(g) Events
Family Resources (a) Definition
(b) Characteristics
(c) Kinds – Human (time energy
skill, work simplification as it
applies to the home)
– Non-human/material
– community
Decision – making
Management of time and Energy (a) Definition
(b) Process

SS1 Home Management – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topic Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 2nd Term FAMILY LIVING The family (a) Definition
(b) Types – nuclear,
Monogamous, Polygamous
– Extended
– Advantages and
– disadvantages of each type
– family.
(c) Family life cycle – beginning,
Expanding, contracting and
Empty –nest.
(d) Functions of the family
(e) Roles and responsibilities of family
Members (e.g. mother, father,
Children, working mothers, single
Parent etc.
(f) Family relationship (e.g. husband
and wife, parent/child,
sibling/sibling, nuclear and
extended families.
(i) Factors affecting family
Relationship, e.g. communication,
Family values.
(ii) The effect of these relations on
Well being
(iii) conflict and conflict resolution
Courtship and marriage (a) Types of marriage
(b) Boy/Girl relationship – definition
– traditional/custom
– guidelines for
healthy boy/girl
– problems of unhealthy
boy/girl relationship
– Consequences of Indiscriminate sexual Indulgence
– sex education
(c) Choosing a life partner
(i) factors to consider when
choosing a partner e.g.
blood group, geno-type,
HIV status.
(ii) dating, courtship,
Parenthood (a) Preparation for parenthood
(i) Planning a family
(ii) Reproduction
(iii) Pregnancy
(iv) Ante-natal care(b) Child birth
(i) labour
(ii) delivery
(iii) post-natal care –
Immunization(C) Parenting
(i) meaning
(ii) importance
(iii) responsibilities
– provision of needs
– bathing
Feeding the family (i) Classes of food and food nutrients.
(ii) Scientific study of good nutrients
(iii) Effect of heat on nutrients
Special nutrition needs of infants,
toddlers, adolescents, adults,
pregnant women, lactating
women the aged, convalescents
invalids and vegetarians.
(iv) Foods storage and preservation.
Planning of balanced meals for
different groups of people.
(v) Kitchen plan, hygiene and safely.
(vi) Food purchasing
(vii) Preparation and serving of means,
(viii) Snacks and beverages.

SS1 Home Management – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topic Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 3rd Term FAMILY LIVING Clothing the Family (i) Clothing
(ii) Household linen
(iii) Textiles
(iv) Fabric construction
(v) Planning a wardrobe
(vi) Maintenance of clothing
(vii) Sewing equipment and tools
(viii) Sewing processes
(ix) Storage of clothing
Housing the Family Family house
(a) Definition of House
(b) Types of House e.g. storey
building, bungalow, duplex etc
(c) Classification of Houses e.g.
traditional and modern
(a) acquiring a house
(i) Renting
(ii) Mortgage
(iii) Building
(iv) Buying
(v) inheritance
(vi) Gift
Choosing family house (b) Factors influencing the
choice of a house
(i) Economic
(ii) Social
(iii) Psychological
(iv) sites
(v) ventilation in the house
(vi) Design
(c) Guideline for choosing a family house
Setting up a home (a) Definition
Difference between a home
and a house(b) Equipment and furnishing in
The Home
Types – Large and small
– Hard and soft

SS2 Home Management – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topic Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 1st Term FAMILY LIVING Home Improvement/Interior
(a) meaning and importance
(b) element and principles of art
and design and their application(i) colours
(ii) Textures
(iii) Lines
(iv) Proportion
(v) Rythme etc.(c) Guidelines for interior decoration
(d) Flower arrangements.
Utilities in the home (a) Water – Sources, uses
Purification, storage
(b) Light – electricity – meter reading,
Electric bill
(c ) Fuels – uses, storage, control,
disadvantages.(i) cooking gas
(ii) kerosene
(iii) fire wood
(iv) charcoal
(v) electricity
Simple home maintenance and Repairs. (a) cleaning agents and materials
– identification, preparation and use
of local and commercial cleaning
agents.(i) water
(ii) soaps
(iii) abrasives
(iv) polishes
(b) cleaning equipment and tools
(c) care of surfaces
– wood
– tile
– formica
– concrete
– plastic etc.(d) Care of floors/floor coverings/
– Carpets
– Linoleums
– Mats
– Rugs
– terrazzo
– parquet etc(e) Care of home furnishing and

– ceramics
– metals
– collage etc.

Safety measures in the home (a) importance
(b) common accidents
(c) prevention
(d) use of first aid(a) Definition
(b) Importance of sanitation
(c) Waste disposal
– House hold waste
– Drainage system
– Disposal methods
– pollution and health hazards.
(d) Household pests
(i) Types
(ii) Control(f) Cleaning of different functional areas in the home
(g) Bed making

SS2 Home Management – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topic Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 2nd Term Wealth Creation and Management Creativity and Entrepreneurship (a) Meaning
(b) Importance
(c ) Relationship between creativity
and entrepreneurship
(d) Entrepreneurial skills
(i) Creativity
(ii) Management
(iii) Communication
(e) Entrepreneurial Activities/
(i) Fashion designing
(ii) Hair dressing
(iii) Fast Foods
(iv) Bead making etc.
Money Management (a) Meaning
(b) Guidelines
(c) processes
(d) Family budget – income
Expenditure, steps in budgeting
Wealth Creation (a) Meaning
(b) Types
(c ) Advantages
(d) Ways of creating wealth e.g.
Saving, investment, trading etc.
Capital Market Investment (a) Meaning
(b) Advantages
(c) Guidelines
(c) Investment opportunities e.g.
Stocks, shares, treasury bill.

SS2 Home Management – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topic Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 3rd Term Consumer Education Definition and Importance
Consumer education
(a) sources
(b) Uses
Rights and responsibilities of a
Consumer Information
Consumer Legislation and Agencies (a) Types
(b) Functions
(c ) Regulations of agencies
Principles of consumer Education
Consumer Agents
Environmental Friendly
Consumption practice
(i) Market and market survey
(ii) Meaning
(iii) Types
(iv) Uses/importance
(v)Procedures for market survey
Purchasing practices Wise purchasing practices
Prevention of wastage in the home.


SS3 Home Management – 1st & 2nd Term Scheme of Work – Practicals/Revision


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