English Language Lesson Note for JSS3 (1st, 2nd & 3rd terms)

 


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English Language Scheme of Work for JSS3 First Term

WEEK

THEME

CONTENT

 

1.

Resumption Test

Resumption Test

 

2

Reading

Reading for critical evaluation

Reading for critical evaluation

Meaning of critical reading and aspect of critical reading

 

Writing

Revision on composition writing

Types of composition

Narrative

Descriptive

Argumentative

Expository

 

 

Listening and speaking

Speeches (phonemes)

Long and short  vowels e.g, /i/ and /i/ bee/be, head/hid, heat/hit, beat/bit

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbials and tenses

Identification and use of adverbials such as frequency

 

Literature

Non-African folktales

Features of non-African folktales: didactic, entertaining and archaic.

 

3.

Reading

Reading for critical evaluation

Essence of critical reading and selected passages on critical reading highlighting:

-          Facts

-          Opinions

-          Deductions

 

 

Writing

Composition writing

Types of composition

Narrative, descriptive, argumentative and expository

 

Listening and speaking

Speeches (Phonemes)

Consonants e.g. fall/vim, fish/van; four/love, Mathematics and Machine.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbials and tenses

(a)  Course or reason e.g. so that, in order, so as,

(b)  Purpose e.g. because, for

(c)  Condition e.g. unless, if, until, provided

(d)  Contrast e.g. yet, though, although

 

Literature

Non-African folktales

Features of non-African folktales:

-          Didactic

-          Entertaining

-          Archaic

4.

Reading

Reading for critical evaluation

Explanation on the meaning of

-          Danger signs on our roads,

-          Types of danger,

-          Signs on the roads

-           

 

Writing

Composition writing

Arrangement of ideas in logical sequence

WEEK

Listening and speaking

Speeches (Phonemes)

Consonant clusters: e.g. respect, principle, tactile, struggle.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbials and tenses

Identification and use of tenses e.g. present, past and future using such topics as:

(a)  Importance of peace education

(b)  Need for computer literacy

(c)  Indiscipline among youths

 

 

Literature

Non-African folktales

Features of Non-African folktales:

(a)  Didactic

(b)  Entertainment

(c)  Archaic

5.

Reading

Reading for critical evaluation

Reading for speed techniques

-          Surveying/scanning for main to read a lot of materials, read non-text materials quickly and to cultivate the skill of referencing.

 

 

Writing

Composition writing

Composition on motor vehicle parts that need regular care e.g. radiator, brake, fluid, engine.

 

Listening and speaking

Speeches (Phonemes)

Intonation, stress and rhythm

Listening to speeches on the following:

(a)  Human rights

(b)  Gender issues

(c)  Value re-orientation (honest, respect for elders, punctuality)

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbials and tenses

Adverbs, conjunctions and prepositions

Examples of adverbs, conjunctions and prepositions in a given passage e.g.

(a)  The ideal family size

(b)  Effects of adulterated drugs

(c)  The dangers of examination mal-practice

(d)  Effects of corruption in a society.

 

Literature

Lesson from myths/legends

African and non-African tales comprising of myths and legends

6.

Reading

Reading for Summary

Importance of reading for speed:

-          The link between reading for speed and comprehension

-          Scanning, skimming and normal rate reading.

 

Writing

Letter writing

Types of letter writing (informal and formal)

 

Listening and speaking

Speeches (Phonemes)

Listening to speeches on the following:

(a)  Peace education

(b)  Conflict resolution

(c)  Drug abuse

(d)  Road safety

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbial, conjunctions and prepositions

Functions of adverbs, conjunctions and prepositions.

 

 

Literature

Lesson from myths/legends

Moral lessons from given myths/legends

Myths-Story about ancient gods and heroes and monsters.

Legends-An old traditional story that is usually not true.

 

7.

Reading

Reading for critical evaluation

Suitable passages/stories that illustrate topic sentences, key ideas and expressions that redirect attention to main points on:

(a)  Road traffic management

(b)  Reading food labels with understanding

(c)  Safe storage of food

 

Listening/speaking

Speeches (phonemes)

Diphthongs e.g. /ei/ rail, sail, date, late.

/ou/ load, road, coat, boat

/i/ fierce, theatre, hero, serious

/ai/ child, wild, mild, might

/au/ stout, rout, drought, bout

 

Writing

Formal letter

(a)  Opening

(b)  Salutation

(c)  Correct heading

(d)  Body of the letter

(e)  Closing

(f)   Signature

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbial and tenses

Identification and use of tenses e.g. present, past and future using such topics as:

(a)  Inter-ethnic marriages

(b)  Global warming

(c)  Drug abuse

 

Literature

Prose

Types of prose:

(a)  Narrative

(b)  Descriptive

8.

Reading

Reading for summary

Suitable passages/stories that illustrate topic sentences, key ideas and expressions that redirect attention to main points on:

(a)  Road traffic management

(b)  Reading food labels with understanding

(c)  Safe storage of food

 

 

Writing

Letter writing: formal

Letter writing formal conventional form of two addresses:

(a)  Opening

(b)  Salutation

(c)  Correct heading

(d)  Body of the letter

(e)  Closing

(f)   Signature

 

Listening/speaking

Speeches: intonation, stress and rhythm

Listening to speeches on the following: Inter-ethnic

Marriages, highlighting. Correct intonation, stress and rhythm

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbial, conjunction and preposition

Functions of adverbs conjunctions and prepositions.

 

Literature

Prose

Features of prose e.g.

(a)  Plot

(b)  Character

(c)  Style

(d)  Setting theme

9.

Reading

Reading for summary

Suitable passages/stories that illustrate topic sentences, key ideas and expressions that redirect attention to the main points on:

(a)  Road traffic management

(b)  Reading food labels with understanding

(c)  Safe storage of food

 

Writing

Letter writing: (informal)

Informal letter-one address:

(a)  Opening

(b)  Salutation

(c)  Body of the letter

(d)  Closing

 

Listening/speaking

Speeches: intonation, stress and rhythm

Passages and poems, highlighting correct intonation, stress and rhythms.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Active and passive verbs

Identification of active and passive verbs e.g. active verb: “The cat chased the mouse”

Passive verb: “The leaves are being eaten by caterpillars”.

 

 

Literature

Prose

Types of prose

(a)  Narrative prose a story or a description of event

(b)  Descriptive prose

10.

Reading

Reading for summary

Selected passages on critical reading highlighting:

(a)  Facts

(b)  Opinions

 

Writing

Composition, writing, exposition

Elements of composition:

(a)  Introduction

(b)  Body

(c)  Conclusion

Arrangement of ideas in logical sequence

 

Listening/speaking

Speeches: (Phonemes)

Consonant cluster e.g. respect, principle, tactile, struggle.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Active and passive verbs

Passive verbs

Identification of active and passive verbs in given passages on:

(a)  Dangers of pre-marital sex

(b)  Consequences of negative peer pressure.

 

Literature

Prose

Features of prose:

(a)  Plot-the story of a book

(b)  Character-a person in a story “Harry is a character in the book”.

(c)  Style: a particular way a book is written “she has a wonderful style of writing”.

(d)  Setting: the place or period of time the book is written “she chose Abuja as the setting for her novel”.

(e)  Theme “The main idea or subject in a book”.

 

11.

Reading

Reading for summary

Empowers us to read a lot of materials such as:

(a)  Newspaper

(b)  Magazines

(c)  Cuttings

Help us to cultivate the skill of referencing

 

Writing

Various types of composition writing:

Narrative

Descriptive

Expository

Argumentative

Composition on: motor  vehicle parts that need regular care e.g. ‘radiator’, ‘engine’, ‘brake’, ‘fluid’ etc

 

 

Listening/speaking

Speeches: intonation, stress and rhythm

Making statements, commands and questions using the correct stress, intonation and rhythm.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Modal forms

Identification of modals from selected passages based on the following:

(a)  Patriotism

(b)  Discipline

(c)  Benefits of reading newspapers etc

 

Literature

Poetry

Poetry types e.g. (a) dirge, epic, lyric, dramatic etc

12

Reading

Reading for speed

Surveying/scanning for main points

 

Writing

Summary Writing

Identification of topic sentences from given paragraphs/passages

 

Listening/speaking

Speeches: Intonation, stress and rhythm

Making statements, commands and questions and questions using the correct stress, intonation and rhythm

 

 

Grammatical accuracy

Active and passive verbs

Making sentences with active and passive verbs e.g. ‘The cat chased the mouse’ (active verb)

“The leaves are being eaten by caterpillars”

(passive verb)

 

 

Literature

Poetry

Poetry language

(a)  Concise

(b)  Unique

(c)  High

13.

Revision

Revision

14.

Examination

Examination

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English Language Scheme of Work for JSS3 Second Term

WEEK

THEME

CONTENT

1

Resumption test

Resumption test

2

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Intonation, stress and rhythm

1. Listening to speeches on the following:

- Human right

- Gender issues

- Value orientation (e.g. honesty, punctuality etc.)

- Peace Education

- Drug Abuse

- Global warming etc, high light correct intonation, stress

2. Making statements, commands and questions using correct stress, intonation and rhythm.

 

 

WRITING

Composition

Types of composition: narrative, descriptive, argumentative, expository etc.

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Speech adverbial

Adverbial and tenses, adverbial of: manners, purpose, frequency, reason etc.

 

READING

Reading for speech and accuracy

Reading techniques such as surveying, scansion and skimming.

 

LITERATURE

Prose

Types of prose (fiction/non fiction): narrative and descriptive

3

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Phonemes

1. Long and short vowels

/i/ Bee         /i/ be

    Heed        hi

    Heat         hit

2.  consonants and clusters e.g. four/vim, fish/van

Clusters= respect, principle, struggle, etc.

3. diphthongs e.g.

/ei/ = rail, sail, date, late, etc.

/ou/ = coat, boat, road, ……

/ai/ = child, wild, might, mild, ……

 

WRITING

Summary writing

Essentials in summary writing

- identification of topic sentences

- identification of key ideas from different passages

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

 

Identification of weak forms, word boundaries e.g. above, alone abound

 

READING

Reading critical evaluation

1. Meaning of critical reading.

- Aspects of critical and its essence

- select passage in critical work.

 

LITERATURE

Prose

Reading of the recommended text (Prose)

4

LISTENING/SPEAKING

i. Phrases and question tags

ii. Phrases =e.g. a crop of ideas, a queue of traffic etc.

iii. Question tags e.g.

- Dapo is a naughty girl, isn’t she? (No, she isn’t)

 

WRITING

Writing skills

1. Summary writing

2. Essentials of summary

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Modifiers (Adjectives & adverbs)

Use of words that modify (adjective & adverbs) “smell, colour” etc.

 

READING

Reading to grasp meaning

Reading composition passages from selected text

 

LITERATURE

Prose

Reading recommended prose text

5

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Composition passage

Reading a descriptive composition aspects of descriptive

 

WRITING

Writing skills

Narrative composition

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Grammatical structure and usage

Introduction to synonyms. Words that mean nearly the same or exactly the same.

 

READING

Chanting a poem

Chanting a poem: observing the metric pattern, rhyme and other sound effects

 

LITERATURE

Reading Prose

Reading the recommended prose text.

6

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Speaking skills (conversation among students)

 

WRITING

Writing skills

Summary writing

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Model verbs and adverbials.

Using modal verbs and adverbials to express willingness and unwillingness.

 

READING

Reading for points

Reading selected passages for main points

 

LITERATURE

Prose

Reading recommended prose text

7

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Asking and answering questions

 

WRITING

Letter writing

Informal letters:

- Letter to parents

- Letter to friends

- Close relations etc.

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Word building

Using suffixes to form new words from root words

 

READING

Critical evaluation

Reading to analyze, judge and give opinion.

 

LITERATURE

Prose reading

Reading the recommended text (prose)

8

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Consonant sounds /h/ in h- occurring and non – occurring words.

 

WRITING

Letter writing

Informal letter its (futures)

Address, date, salutation, body, complementary, close, first name of the writer only.

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Conjunctions

The use of conjunctions, prepositions and interjections.

 

READING

Summary

Summarizing in a number of sentences.

 

LITERATURE

Prose reading

Reading the prose text for themes, characters and plot structure.

9

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Intonation pattern

Intonation stress pattern on speeches involving conflict resolution, gender issues, giving instructions.

 

WRITING

Letter writing

Writing informal letters, letters of appreciation, letter of complaint

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Use of parts of speech

The use of conjunctions, prepositions and interjections

 

READING

Comprehension

Listening to comprehension passage taken from students’ prescribed text.

 

LITERATURE

Prose

Reading the text for mood, tone, symbolism and imagery.

10

LISTENING/SPEAKING

Consonant sounds

Contrasting the voiceless /ɵ/ and the voice /ə/.

 

WRITING

Writing skills in letter writing

Revising formal letter

Types: = letter to business organization,

= letters of application for employment

= letter of query etc.

 

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

Verbs

Modal verbs and other forms of expressing a wish

 

READING

Reading for points

Reading for major and minor points. Selected passage from the students’ prescribed text.

 

LITERATURE

Poetry study

Reading the recommended poem for theme, structure and symbolism.

11

Revision

Revision

12

Examination

Examination

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English Language Scheme of Work for JSS3 Third Term

WEEK

THEME/SKILL

TOPIC

CONTENT

1

Resumption test

Resumption test

Resumption test

2

Listening and speaking

Consonant sounds

Consonant /Ѳ/ and /ā/ contrasted in words and sentence contexts. E.g. cloth/clothe, breath/breathe, thanks/then

 

Grammatical accuracy

Verbs

Using model verbs and other forms to express permission.

 

Reading

Identifying active and passive verbs

Reading passages on (a) Dangers of premarital sex (b) the right to education (c) consequences of negative peer pressure.

 

Writing

Skills in writing a poem.

Composing a simple poem in a concise, unique but high language.

 

Literature

Drama

Introduction to the prescribed dramatic text e.g. ‘trafficked victims’, dinner for promotion.

3

Speech (listening and speaking) 

Consonant sounds usage.

Consonants/s/ and/S/ contrasted in word and sentence contexts. Eg. Save /shave, suit/shoot, sleep/ship etc.

 

Reading

Reading to grasp meaning

Reading passages to grasp meaning in various context.

 

Grammatical accuracy.

Correct use of verbs.

Using modal verbs to express obligation and necessity. Eg ought’, might.

 

Writing

Writing skills

Descriptive composition  ways to describe accurately

 

Literature

Biography

Biography of the playwright (the prescribed drama text)

4

Speaking and listening (speech work)

Consonant sounds

Consonant sounds /p/ and /b/ contrasted in word and sentence usage. Eg. Peace/beat, purse/bus, parch/batch etc.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Verbs

Modal verbs for expressing possibility.

 

Reading

Reading for evaluation

Reading form student text for evaluation.

 

Writing

Writing Skills

Expository composition: Techniques of writing exposition.

 

Literature

Drama

Introduction to the theme, setting and plot of the prescribed drama txet.

5

Speech

Speaking & listening

Speaking skills: conversation among students.

Conversation between senior and senior etc.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Ability

Modal for expressing ability.

 

Writing

Writing skills

Writing a fare well speech

 

Reading

Reading for comprehension

Listening/Reading to comprehend.

Selected passage form student text.

 

Literature

Review

Discussion of the text and summary of it.

6

Speech

Listening and speaking

Asking and answering questions

 

Reading

Comprehension

Reading selected passage form student text for comprehension.

 

Writing

Writing skills

Summary writing: summarizing points.

 

Grammatical accuracy

Ability

Modals for expressing ability

 

Literature

Reading

Highlight of the main characters and events in the text.

7

Speech (listening/speaking)

Intonation

Rising and falling tone. Speaking in high temper and low temper.

 

Writing

Writing skills

Diary and record keeping

 

Reading

Reading skills

Reading for maximum retention and recall (form students text).

 

Grammatical accuracy

Adverbials

modes of expressing restriction using adverbials.

 

Literature

Reading 

Revision of treated literature texts.

8

Revision

Revision

Revision work

9 - 12

Examination

Examination

Examination


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