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Apr 22, 2018

LITERATURE IN ENGLISH: Third term's scheme of work for JSS 1 - 3

LITERATURE IN ENGLISH: Third term's scheme of work for JSS 1 - 3

THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 1
LITERATURE IN ENGLISH: Third term's scheme of work for JSS 1 - 3

Week 1
Revision/Resumption test

Week 2
Types of drama
--Tragedy
--Comedy
--Tragicomedy

Week 3
Features of drama
--Theme
--Stage
--Costume

Week 4
Features of drama (Continued)
--Play director
--Audience
--Performance

Week 5
Reading and explanation of a drama text

Week 6
Definition of Figures of speech

Week 7
Use of comparison
--Simile and Metaphor

Week 8
Literary appreciation of a poem

Week 9
Poetry
--Definition
--Types
--Features
--Analysis of a poem

Week 10
Emphasis on using elevated language for writing poems to differentiate it from prose literature

Week 11
Revision

Week 12 - 13
Examination


THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 2

Week 1
Revision/Resumption test

Week 2
Types of poetry
--Epic
--Lyric
--Ballads
--Dirge

Week 3
Language of Poetry
--Concise
--Unique
--High

Week 4
Poetry
i. Narrative poem
ii. Ballads
---The teacher should identify each of these poems and the language used in each of them.
---The teacher should also identify the theme of each of the poems.

Week 5
Drama
--Types (Comedy and Tragedy)
--Features of drama: Theme, stage costumes etc.

Week 6
Reading of the recommended drama texts.
--Identifying the message of the text.
--Roles of the characters (minor and major)

Week 7
i. Reading and explanation of the recommended prose text(s)
ii. Identifying the type of prose
iii. Discuss the features of the prose text: Plot, characterisation, style, setting, language and theme

Week 8
Reading of drama text (short play)
--Identify the essential language features of the play
--Identify the major character(s)
--Act out the play

Week 9
Irony
--Definition
--Identify irony in literature text
--Construction of correct sentences with irony.

Week 10
Figures of speech (Hyperbole)
--Identification of hyperbole in literature text
--Construction of correct sentences with hyperbole

Week 11
Characterisation and summary of the Literature texts

Week 12 - 13
Revision/Examination

THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 3

Week 1
Revision/Resumption test

Week 2
Introduction to the prescribed drama texts, e.g. Trafficked Victims, Dinner for Promotion.

Week 3
Biography of the playwrights of the prescribed drama texts.

Week 4
Introduction to the Theme, Setting and Plot of the prescribed drama text(s).

Week 5
Discussion and summary of the drama text

Week 6
Highlight of the main characters and events in the text.

Week 7
Revision of the treated Literature texts

Week 8
General revision

Week 9 - 13
Examination

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Apr 21, 2018

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Third term's scheme of work for SSS 1 and 2

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Third term's scheme of work for SSS 1 and 2

Below is third term's scheme of work for SSS 1 and 2. Please, note that SSS 3 don't do third term because of their external exams (WAEC and NECO).
ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Third term's scheme of work for SSS 1 and 2

THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR SSS 1
Week 1
  • Intonation patterns
  • Words associated with religion (Christianity)
  • Reading comprehension
  • Types of sentences
  • Speech writing
Week 2
  • Oral composition
  • Words associated with advertising
  • Summary writing
  • Types of sentences (Continued)
Week 3
  • Intonation pattern (Continued)
  • Words associated with the stock exchange
  • Reading comprehension
  • Complex sentence (Continued)
  • Oral composition of a descriptive essay.
Week 4
  • Emphatic stress
  • Synonyms of words
  • Reading to summarise
  • Clauses (Dependent and Independent)
  • Article writing
Week 5
  • Simple polite requests; simple greetings
  • Antonyms of words
  • Comprehension: Listening to tell the meaning of words in sentence context.
  • Summary writing (Continued)
  • Noun clause
Week 6
  • Oral composition for expository essay
  • Words associated with investment
  • Reading to make note
  • Adjectival clause
Week 7
  • Speaking to persuade (Argumentative essay)
  • More on Adjectival clause
  • Reading for speed and summary
Week 8
  • Description (Oral presentation)
  • Words commonly misspelt
  • Reading for meaning in context
  • Words associated with photography
Week 9
  • Words associated with photography
  • Reading to answer questions and to identify the speaker's style.
  • Introduction to active and passive verbs.
  • Brutish and American spellings of common words.
Week 10 – 11  
  • Listening to grasp main points or ideas in a speech.
  • Revision on consonants
  • Synonyms
Week 12/13
Revision and Examination


THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR SSS 2
Week 1
  • Listening to speakers and other oral presentations for critical evaluation.
  • Introduction to clauses
  • Words associated with horticulture.
Week 2
  • Listening to debates for main points and passing judgement.
  • Reading to answer questions on a given passage.
  • Words associated with commerce
Week 3
  • Noun clause and grammatical functions
  • Reading to summarise in specific number of sentences.
  • Expository essay
Week 4
  • Emphatic stress
  • Adjectival clauses and their grammatical functions.
  • Reading comprehension for implied meaning
  • Article writing
Week 5
  • Consonant sounds (plosives): /b/ and /p/, /t/ and /d/, /k/ and /g/.
  • Adverbial clauses: Types and functions
  • Reading for meaning in context
  • More on informal letter
Week 6
  • Speaking to persuade
  • Auxiliary verbs
  • Words associated with plumbing
  • Semi formal letter
Week 7
  • Consonant sounds (Nasals): /m/, /n/ and /ŋ/
  • Concord
  • Summarising a given passage
  • Formal letter
Week 8
  • Reading to answer questions on a given passage.
  • Exposition on scientific facts
  • Rhymes
  • Adjuncts
Week 9
  • Consonants: /z/ and /s/, /tʃ/ and /dʒ/
  • Tag questions
  • Using simple sentences in summary writing
  • Argumentative essay
Week 10 – 11
  • Reading comprehension
  • Sibilants
  • Simple, compound and complex sentences (revision).
  • Revision on consonants
  • Revision of guidelines to answering comprehension questions.
  • Idiomatic expressions.
Week 12/13
Revision and Examination

Apr 19, 2018

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Third term's scheme of work for JSS 1 - 3

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Third term's scheme of work for JSS 1 - 3

THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 1
Week 1
Resumption test on/Revision of second term's work.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Third term's scheme of work for JSS 1 - 3

Week 2
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Writing a story or passage, highlighting main points and supporting ideas.
  • Tenses (Future tense).
  • Word boundaries.
Week 3
  • Reading to interpret maps and sentences accurately.
  • Writing: writing appropriate introduction and conclusion (of a given composition).
  • Identifying features of adverbials from passages on Peace and Dialogue.
  • Compound words.
Week 4
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Writing formal letters on different topics.
  • Adverbs.
  • Phrases.
Week 5
  • Reading: Identifying how a given diagram or map clarifies or complements written materials.
  • Informal letter: One address, opening, salutation, body of the letter and closing.
  • Identification of active and passive verbs from passages on "Preventing HIV/AIDS".
  • Questions and their tags (Question tags).
Week 6
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Identification of active and passive verbs from a passage on "War against cultism".
  • Listening/speaking: Listening for main ideas from a selected passage on "Cleanliness".
Week 7
  • Reading comprehension: Identifying key words in the passage that signals direction.
  • Making sentences using active and passive verbs.
  • Listening and speaking: Making conversational sentences with question tags and responses to the questions.
Week 8
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Identification of active and passive verbs from passages on "Dangers of examination malpractice".
  • Listening and speaking: Listening for main ideas from a selected passage on Malaria, Polio, Cleanliness etc.
Week 9
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Identification of active and passive verbs from passages on drug abuse.
  • Listening and speaking: Positioning of main ideas in given passages: beginning, middle or end.
Week 10
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Discussions on choice of words and punctuation of writing perfect letters.
  • More practice on identification of conjunctions from a given passage.
Week 11
Revision.

Week 12/13
Examination.


THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 2
Week 1
Resumption test on/Revision of second term's work.

Week 2
  • Reading comprehension: Identifying topic sentences; identifying key ideas; identifying words/expressions that redirect attention to main points in paragraphs and passages that reflect on issues of national concern, e.g. population explosion, youth management etc.
  • Summary writing.
  • Adverbial clauses.
  • The vowels /æ/ and /a:/
Week 3
  • Summary reading techniques
  • More on Summary writing.
  • Adverbial clause: Forms of expressing condition, e.g. if, unless, provided, as long as etc.
  • Intonation: Rising tone.
Week 4
  • Reading to identify facts and opinions.
  • Writing speeches on "The family", "Discipline in schools", "Our environment", "Examination malpractice" etc.
  • Tenses: Present perfect tense and Past perfect tense.
  • Intonation: Falling tone.
Week 5
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Writing speeches on different topics.
  • Tenses: Past continuous tense.
  • Intonation: Rising and falling tones.
Week 6
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Writing a composition.
  • Tenses: Present continuous tense.
  • Question tags.
Week 7
  • Reading for the contextual meanings of words.
  • Writing a composition on a given topic.
  • Conditional statements.
  • More on Question tags.
Week 8
  • Reading to acquire new words.
  • Writing: Organising main ideas correctly into paragraphs.
  • Qualifiers: Adjectives.
  • The vowel /əʊ/ --- know, go, sow, bone etc. Sentences, paragraphs, passages, poems and plays should form the content for highlighting the sounds indicated.
Week 9
  • Reading selected passages to identify facts and opinions.
  • Writing a composition on either of the topics: "Why I chose to become a doctor", "Why I chose to become a teacher". Make out an outline for introduction, body and conclusion as regards the these essay topics.
  • Turning sentences into questions.
  • Oral comprehension: Listen to speech or recorded material on a selected topic.
Week 10
  • Reading to acquire new words.
  • Writing an essay on the topic, "My school".
  • Modifiers: Adverbs.
  • Identifying adverbs, making sentences with adverbs and functions of adverbs.
Week 11
  • Reading to obtain main substance in selected text.
  • Format for writing a formal letter and an informal letter.
  • Direct statements and Indirect statements.
  • Contrasting the following sounds: /f/ and /p/, /r/ and /l/, /tʃ/ and /ʃ/.
Week 12
Revision.

Week 13
Examination.

THIRD TERM'S SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS 3
Week 1
Resumption test on/Revision of second term's work.

Week 2
  • The consonants /θ/ and /ð/.
  • Using modal verbs and other forms to express permission.
  • Identifying active and passive verbs.
  • Composing a simple poem in a concise, unique but high language.
Week 3
  • Consonants and sound usage: The consonants /s/ and /ʃ/ contrasted in words like "save/shave", "suit/shoot", "sleep/ship" etc.
  • Reading to grasp meanings in various context.
  • Using modal verbs to express obligation or necessity. e.g. ought, might, should etc.
  • Writing a descriptive composition on "Ways to describe accurately".
Week 4
  • Speaking and listening: The consonants /p/ and /b/ contrasted in word usage, e.g. peace/beat, purse/bus, parch/batch etc.
  • Modal verbs for expressing possibility.
  • Reading for evaluation.
  • Expository composition: Techniques of writing exposition.
Week 5
  • Speaking skills: Conversation among students.
  • Modal verbs for expressing ability.
  • Writing a farewell speech.
  • Reading for comprehension.
Week 6
  • Listening and speaking: Asking and answering questions.
  • Reading comprehension.
  • Summary writing.
  • Modal verbs for expressing ability.
Week 7
  • Intonation: Rising and falling tone.
  • Writing skills: Dairy and record keeping.
  • Reading skills: Reading for maximum retention and recall.
  • Adverbials: Modes of expressing restriction using adverbials.
Week 8
Revision.

Week 9 - 12
Examination.