Secondary School Lesson Notes and Scheme of Work

SS2 First Term Basic Electricity Lesson Note and Scheme of Work

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SS2 First Term Basic Electricity Lesson Note and Scheme of Work


Unraveling the Wonders of Basic Electricity: SS2 First Term Lesson Plan


Week 1-2: Introduction to Electricity


Lesson Note:


Define electricity and its significance in our daily lives.

Introduce basic electrical concepts: voltage, current, and resistance.

Explain the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance using Ohm’s Law.

Activities: Conduct simple experiments to demonstrate the concepts.

Scheme of Work:


Week 1: Introduction to Electricity

Week 2: Ohm’s Law and Basic Concepts

Week 3-4: Circuit Components and Symbols


Lesson Note:


Identify common electrical components and symbols.

Teach how to draw and interpret circuit diagrams.

Practical exercises: Students design and draw simple circuits.

Scheme of Work:


Week 3: Understanding Components

Week 4: Circuit Diagrams and Interpretation

Week 5-6: Series and Parallel Circuits


Lesson Note:


Explain the differences between series and parallel circuits.

Discuss the advantages and applications of each type.

Conduct hands-on activities to build series and parallel circuits.

Scheme of Work:


Week 5: Series Circuits

Week 6: Parallel Circuits

Week 7-8: Magnetism and Electromagnetism


Lesson Note:


Introduce the basics of magnetism and electromagnetism.

Explore how electricity and magnetism are interconnected.

Conduct experiments demonstrating the creation of electromagnets.

Scheme of Work:


Week 7: Understanding Magnetism

Week 8: Exploring Electromagnetism

Week 9-10: AC and DC Electricity


Lesson Note:


Differentiate between Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC).

Discuss the applications and advantages of AC and DC.

Perform hands-on activities demonstrating the generation of AC and DC.

Scheme of Work:


Week 9: Unraveling Alternating Current

Week 10: Embracing Direct Current

Week 11: Revision Week


Lesson Note:


Review key concepts covered in the term.

Engage in group discussions and problem-solving exercises.

Provide additional resources for further study.

Scheme of Work:


Week 11: Consolidating Knowledge (Revision)

Week 12: Examination Week


Lesson Note:


Conduct a comprehensive examination covering all topics.

Emphasize practical problem-solving skills.

Allow for a review session before the exam.

Scheme of Work:


Week 12: Putting Knowledge to the Test (Examinations)

Week 13: School Dismissal Week


Lesson Note:


Recap the term’s highlights and achievements.

Provide feedback on the examinations.

Distribute resources for self-study during the break.

Scheme of



Week 13: Wrapping Up and Looking Ahead (School Dismissal)

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