SS1 English Language Scheme of Work for First Term: This lesson note covers the following topics.
|1||General Revision of Last Term’s Examination; Review of the word class-Parts of Speech- Noun, Pronoun, Verb and Adjective. Spelling; Doubling of Consonants|
|2||Comprehension, Reading Skills; Word Meanings in Context- Unit 3, pages 54-55
Structure: Introduction to Phrasal Verbs; More on Parts of Speech- Adverb, Conjunction and Preposition.
Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Libraries.
|3||Essay Writing: Types of Essays ;Speech Work: Monophthongs; Idioms
Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Entertainment.
|4||Comprehension/ Reading Skills: Skimming and Scanning- Unit 4. Vocabulary Development: Agriculture.
Structure: Noun Phrase and Verb Phrase
Spelling: Words Commonly Misspelt; Unified Test.
|5||Structure: Kinds of Sentences- Simple, Multiple, Compound, Complex and Compound-Complex
Essay Writing: Expository- “Honesty is the Best Legacy”
Vocabulary Development: Stock Exchange and Insurance.
|6||Comprehension/Oral Skills- Pages 86-87: Figures of Speech- Simile, Metaphor, Irony, Personification and Rhetorical Question. Structure: Adverbial Clause
Essay Writing: Descriptive
Speech Work: Diphthongs.
|7||Structures: Learning about Noun Clause; Vocabulary Development: Transportation- Aviation, Rail, Road and Maritime.
Speech Work: Introduction to Consonant Sounds
Essay Writing: More on Narrative- A story that ends with,“It Pays to be Hard-working”.
|8||Comprehension/ Reading Skills- Page 60. More on Consonant Sounds
Structure: Adjectival Clause. Argumentative- “Patriotism Enhances the Growth of a Nation”
|9||Comprehension / Reading Skills: Introduction to Answering Comprehension Questions
Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Religion.
Speech Work: Stress.
|10||Comprehension and Writing Skills: Vocabulary Development: Introduction to Summary Writing
Spelling: Prefixes and Suffixes
Structure: Adverbial and Prepositional Phrase
|11||Vocabulary Development: Registers of Judiciary. Essay Writing: Informal letter- “A letter to the sister who plans to divorce her husband advising her against the decision”
Structure: Definite and Indefinite Articles
Speech Work: More on Consonants.
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