SS1 English Language Scheme of Work for Third Term: This lesson note covers the following topics.
|Revision of Last Term’s Work and Examination
Comprehension- Reading to grasp word meanings in various contexts.
Commonly Misspelt Words
The Use of Dictionary
|Practical Approach to Summary Writing
Comprehension: Reading for the main point. “Beauty”
Vocabulary Development: Advertising
Structure: Adjuncts: explanation and Examples
Writing: Narrative Essay: Explanation, Features and Outline of a topic
|Comprehension: Fishing in Hausa Land, page 227, Effective English
Summary Writing: A Sample Passage, page 152-153.
Vocabulary Development: Words associated with home and family life.
Writing: Expository Essay: Explanation, Features and Outline of a topic
Structure: Introduction to Clauses.
|Essay Writing: More on formal letter.
Speech Work: Rhymes
Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Government and Politics.
|Comprehension / Reading Skills: More on Skimming and Scanning.
Speech work: Diphthongs /ei/ and /ai/
Structure: Conjuncts and Disjuncts.
|Structures: Plural forms of Nouns and Compound Nouns.
Speech work: Words of two syllables which are stressed on the first or second syllables
Essay Writing: Story Writing- A story which illustrates the saying- It is a man’s world”
|Comprehension and Reading Skills: Reading for leisure
Writing: Semi Formal Letter: Explanation and Features
Sentence Structure and formation.
Spelling: Dropping (e) and retaining (e)
|Comprehension; Summarizing in a specified number of sentences
Speech Work: Homophones
Structure: Functions of comparatives.
Vocabulary Development: Sports and Entertainment.
|Comprehension/Reading Skills: Identifying statutory topic, theme and key sentences of a passage. Vocabulary Development: Words associated with journalism and advertising. Structure: Antonyms as words opposite in meaning and nearly opposite in meaning.
Informal Letter Writing: Explanation and Features
|Comprehension/Speaking skill. Speech work: contrasting /i/ and /i: /. Essay writing: Argumentative – Indiscipline is Responsible for the Poor Performances of Students in Examinations’
Structure: Pronoun references to the three Persons in English
|Comprehension: Summarizing in a specified number of words. Vocabulary Development: Words associated with Building. Structure: synonyms: words nearest in meaning|
|Revision and Examination|