Literature in English: Second Term's Scheme of Work for SSS 1 – 3

Second term's Scheme of Work for Literature
Do I have students and teachers of Literature in English in the house? If yes, below is second term's scheme of work for literature in English for SSS 1– 3.

Week 1: Introduction to Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta.
  • Background of the novelist.
  • Background and setting of the novel.
  • Plot summary.
Week 2: Themes and Style of the novel.

Week 3: Character Analysis –Major characters(roles and significance).

Week 4: Character Analysis 2 – Minor characters (roles and significance).

Week 5: General Overview of the novel.

Week 6: Introduction to The Lion and the Jewel by Wole Soyinka.
  • Background of the dramatist.
  • Background and setting of the play.
  • Plot summary.
Week 7: Themes and Styles.

Week 8: Characterization: Major characters (roles and significance).

Week 9: Characterization: Minor characters

Week 10/11: Revision

Week 12: Examination.

Week 1: Introduction to Unexpected Joy at Dawn by Alex Agyei-Agyiri.

Week 2: The themes and styles.

Week 3: Character Analysis 1

Week 4: General Overview of the novel – Unexpected Joy at Dawn.

Week 5: Introduction to Let Me Die Alone by John K. Kargbo

Week 6: The themes and styles.

Week 7: Introduction to Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.

Week 8: Character Analysis.

Week 9/10: Role Play: Let Me Die Alone and Look Back in Anger

Week 11: Revision

Week 1: "The Proud King" by William Morris.
  • Background of the poet and poem.
  • The subject matter of the poem.
  • Themes.
  • Language and structure of the poem.
  • Relating the poem to life experience.
Week 2: "The Anvil and the Hammer" by Kofi Awoonor.

Week 3: "Birches" by Robert Frost.

Week 4: "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?"(Sonnet 105)  by William Shakespeare.

Week 5: Answering questions and general revisions: Attempting objectives or multiple choice questions  in WAEC and NECO Examination.

Week 6: Revision.


  1. Nice work.thanks for enlightening me the grateful

  2. I need the current scheme of work for ss1 and two

    1. Check the featured posts below for First term's scheme of work.

  3. Can you recommend a textbook that has the analysis of the new texts