SS3 English Language Scheme of Work for First and Second: These lesson notes cover the following topics.
1 Revision of Last Term’s Examination:
Spelling: British and American English
Basic Differences as Reflected in Common Words.
2 Comprehension: Prostration, Page 22
Vocabulary Development, Festivals, Page 24
Structure: Review of Noun Phrases and Noun Clauses,
Adjectival Phrases and Adjectival Clauses.
Writing: Review of Narrative and Descriptive Essays
3 Speech Work: Review of Sentence Intonation Patterns.
Writing: Argumentative Essay: “The Home Is Responsible for the Unruly Behaviour of Teenagers in the Society”
Comprehension: Government, Page 37
Summary: Party Systems, Page 38
4 Comprehension: Business, Page 86
Vocabulary Development: Business, Page 88
Speech Work: Monophthongs and Diphthongs
5 Essay Writing: Formal and Informal Letters.
Summary: Novel Extract, Page 53
Structure: Adverbs and Adverbials
6 Comprehension: Irrigation, Page 111
Vocabulary Development: Page 113
Structure: Sequence of Tenses.
Speech Work: Clusters of Two Consonants Which Occur Initially and Finally.
7 Comprehension: Novel Extract, Page 48
Vocabulary Development: Page 50
Writing, Article: “The Good Effects of Accountability and Transparency”
Figures of Speech
8 Comprehension: Law Enforcement, Page 63
Vocabulary Development: Justice Delayed, Page 64
Structure: Lexical and Auxiliary Verbs
Speech Work: More on Consonants
9 Comprehension: Law and Order, Page 78
Vocabulary Development: Justice, Page 77
Structure: More on Modals
Writing: More on Report Writing
10 Comprehension: Addition, Page 98
Vocabulary Development: Addition, Page 100
Speech Work: Stress in Words of Seven Syllables and in Compound Words.
• Effective English for Senior Secondary
• Schools, Book 3 by Montgomery, et al
• Countdown to English by Ogunsanwo, et al
• Oral English for Schools and colleges by Sam Onuigbo
• Advanced Learners Dictionary
• Past Questions in English Language
1 Revision of last term’s work and exams
Summary: Death & the King’s Horseman, page 130
2 Structure: Clauses
Writing: Speech writing
Comprehension: The Lion and the Jewel, page 123.
Vocabulary Development: Latin expressions, page 127
3 Structure: Direct and Indirect speech
Speech Work: Contrastive stress
Comprehension: Meteors, page 151
Vocabulary Development: Astronomy , page 153
4 Comprehension: A Railway journey, page 139
Writing: Formal and Informal letters
Structure: Nominalization of infinitives
5 Comprehension: The Dynasty of Ketu, page 164
Summary: Transport in Nigeria, page 143
Structure: Restrictive and Non-restrictive clauses,
Writing: Hints on writing essays in the examination
6. Speech Work: Learning the requirement of the examination on orals.
Structure: Hints on Lexis and structure
Comprehension:Hint on answering comprehension questions.
7 Speech Work: Reviewing the vowels and the consonants
Structure:Review of tenses
Comprehension: Further hints on how to answer comprehension questions.
1 Effective English for Senior Secondary Schools, Book 3
2. Countdown to English
3. Oral English for Schools and Colleges
4. WAEC Past Question.