FIRST TERM ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHEME OF WORK FOR SS1

Lagos State Senior Secondary School Scheme of work for English Language – Edudelight.com Scheme

SS1 English Language Scheme of work for first term

WEEK 1          VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT. Words

Associated with Agriculture (crops)

GRAMMAR: Noun and its types

SPOKEN ENG: Voiced/voiceless consonant sounds Reading Comprehension Narrative Essay.

WEEK 2 VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT: Words

Associated with Agriculture (livestock farming)

GRAMMAR: Noun/Noun phrase

SPOKEN ENGLISH: Voiced/voiceless consonant sounds

Comprehension Narrative Essay

WEEK 3 VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT: Words

Associated with Agriculture (Fisheries)

GRAMMAR: Noun Phrase

SPOKEN ENGLISH: Consonant sounds

SUMMARY WRITING Narrative Essay

WEEK 4           VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT: Words

Associated with Agriculture (Farm implements)

GRAMMAR: Noun phrase

SPOKEN ENGLISH: Exercise on consonant sounds

Summary writing Narrative Essay

WEEK 5 CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT TEST

WEEK 6 MID-TERM BREAK

WEEK 7           VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT: Words

Associated with Animal Husbandry

GRAMMAR: Nouns – Number

SPOKEN ENGLISH: Consonant sounds Comprehension Descriptive Essay

WEEK 8 VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT: Words Associated with Animal Husbandry

SPOKEN ENGLISH: Words of two syllables

Comprehension

Descriptive Essay

Nouns – the possessive care.

WEEK 9           NOUNS: Nominalization

Descriptive Essay

SS1 English Language Scheme of work for first term – Modified I

WEEK  1. PARTS  OF SPEECH, NOUN TYPES AND FUNCTION.

 WEEK 2. SPEECH WORK-MONOPTHONGS OR PURE VOWELS      

WEEK  3. COMPREHENSION, THE DEATH OF IKEMEFUNA-WORD MEANING IN CONTEXT

WEEK  4. STRUCTURE-ADJECTIVES/ORDER OF ADJECTIVE                                                                       

WEEK  5. VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT, WORDS ASSOCIATED WITH AGRICULTURE

WEEK 6. WRITING AND COMPOSITION –   NARRATIVE ESSAY.                            WEEK 7. ADJECTIVE AND ADVERB USAGE

WEEK 8. COMPREHENSION [READING] – TOPIC SENTENCE, PARAGRAPH AND SUPPORTING DETAILS

WEEK 9-10. NOUN MEANING AND TYPES

SS1 English Language Scheme of work for first term – Modified II

WEEK 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

WEEK 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.

WEEK 3

Essay Writing: Types of Essays ;

Speech Work: Monophthongs; Idioms Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Entertainment.

WEEK 4

Comprehension/ Reading Skills: Skimming and Scanning- Unit 4. Vocabulary Development: Agriculture.

Structure: Noun Phrase and Verb Phrase Spelling: Words Commonly Misspelt; Unified Test. 

WEEK 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.

WEEK 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.

WEEK 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”. 

WEEK 8

Comprehension/ Reading Skills- Page 60. More on Consonant Sounds Structure: Adjectival Clause. Argumentative- “Patriotism Enhances the Growth of a Nation”

WEEK 9

Comprehension / Reading Skills: Introduction to Answering Comprehension Questions Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Religion. Speech Work: Stress.

WEEK 10

Comprehension and Writing Skills: Vocabulary Development: Introduction to Summary Writing        

Spelling: Prefixes and Suffixes Structure: Adverbial and Prepositional Phrase

WEEK 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.

WEEK 12

Revision and Examination

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