Family as a primary social group

Social Studies J.S.S 1 First Term


Family as a primary social group

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

      1. Give a simple meaning of the primary social group.

      2. Explain what makes the family a social group.


Meaning of primary social group

A primary social group is a group whose members share close, personal and long-lasting relationships. Family members show concern for one another and share activities and culture.

What makes the family a primary social group

1. It is the main unit of socialization because socialization begins from the family.

2. Everybody belongs to one family or another, no man is an island of.... View More

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