You must first complete History of Nigerian Social Studies Education before taking this lesson.



  1. Meaning of Social Group
  2. Meaning of Primary Social Group
  3. What Makes the Family A Primary Social Group


Meaning of Social Group

Social group refers to a number of people who maintain common interest and are united for a particular purpose. Every member is expected to take part in its activities and obey its rules and regulations.


Meaning of Primary Social Group

Primary social group is a group in which the members know themselves very well. They are very close to one another and also have face to face intimate relationship. A primary social group is formed by nature as individuals have no choice of the group they are born into.

Examples of primary social groups are:

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