JSS1 English Language Scheme of Work for First Term: This lesson note covers the following topics.
1. Speech work: Introduction to speech (organs of speech)
Grammar: Parts of speech – Nouns
* Meaning, Identification of Nouns in Sentence
* Types of Nouns with Examples
Comprehension: The Family~ Unit 1
Composition: Meaning, Types of Composition (Narrative, Descriptive, Argumentative, Expository)
Literature: What is Literature? The Features of Literature.
Types of Literature: Oral, Historical, Dance, Miming, Drama…see related text.
2. Speech work: Pure Vowel sounds (Monothongs) with examples
Comprehension: Unit 2, page 31
Vocabulary development: Your School Subjects
Grammar/Structure: Pronouns: Meaning, Identification, Types.
3. Comprehension: A Conversation, Page 43
Grammar/Structure: Verbs: Definition, Identification with examples.
Types of verbs: Transitive, Intransitive, Auxiliary and Lexical, Regular and Irregular (should be given as assignment)
Composition: Outlining the difference between descriptive and narrative essays
Literature: Introduction to prose and its elements, (plot, style, characterization)
Types of Oral Literature
4. Comprehension: Unit 6, page 79. Two good Friends
Grammar: Adjectives: Definition, Identification,
Types of Adjectives
Composition: Narrative Essay– “My First day in Secondary School”
Speech Work: Vowels /I/
Literature: What is Oral Literature, Features of Oral Literature and Types.
5. Comprehension : Unit 7(a) page 91 Oduduwa
Grammar: Comparision of Adjectives,
Absolute Adjectives: Excellent, Superior, Total
Speech work: Vowel /e /
Composition: Paragraph Writing:
Arrangement of Ideas in Logical sequence with Introduction and Conclusion.
Literature: Introduction to Drama, Elements and Types
6. Speech work /ae /
Grammar: Adverbs : Identification, definition,
Types and examples.
Composition – Descriptive Essay: A Market Place
Comprehension: Unit 7
Literature – Use Recommended Text. (Prose)
7. Speech Work: / a:/
Comprehension: Unit 8, page 103. Every Man and Death
Composition: Introduction to Letter Writing and Types
. Literature – Introduction to for folktale
8. Comprehension: Unit 9
Composition: Features of an Informal Letter with sample model
Literature: Introduction to Figures of Speech ( Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Assonance)
9. Speech Work: / /
Grammar: Introduction to Adverbs ( Features and Functions)
Comprehension: Unit 9b page 117
Composition: Informal Letter : Letter to your cousin, telling him about your new school
Literature: Review of recommended text/ Figures of speech
11. Test/ Examination