THIRD TERM ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHEME OF WORK FOR SS1

Lagos State Senior Secondary School Curriculum – edudelight.com Curriculum

SS1 Third Term English Studies Curriculum

WEEK 1           REVISION OF LAST TERM’S EXAM

WEEK 2           Vocabulary and Oral skill Development;

Words Associated with Profession

  1. Advertising
  2. Some Selected Consonant sounds

• Class Exercise

  1. Sentence Stress
  2. Consonants followed by /J/

WEEK 3           Words Associated with Advertising

Selected Consonant sounds

Speech writing Class exercise Sentence stress

WEEK 4           Selected consonant sounds

Words Associated with stock exchange

Types and functions of subordinate clauses

Class exercise

Consonants followed by K + W

WEEK 5           First Continuous Assessment

WEEK 6           Words commonly miss pelt

Stress Articles Class Articles

WEEK 7           Reading comprehension

Stress of words of two syllables Consonants followed by l

WEEK 8           Summary Writing

Stress of Words of three syllables Sentence stress

WEEK 9           Stress of Words of three syllables and

above

Emphatic stress Summary Writing Class exercise

WEEK 10         Syllabic consonants / L /

Syllabic consonants / n /

Class exercise

SS1 Third Term English Studies Curriculum – Modified II

WEEK 1:The Use of the Dictionary and Words commonly miss pelt.

WEEK 2: Words associated with Advertising. (Register)

WEEK 3:  Adverbs: Adjunct, Conjuncts and Disjuncts

WEEK 4: Narrative Essay or a Recount

WEEk5:The Dos and Don’ts of story writing

WEEK 6:plural forms of nouns – includes compound words

WEEK 7: pronouns – Reference to the three person i.e. 1st person, 2nd person and 3rd person

WEEK 8: questions tag

WEEK9:words associated with sport and entertainment – some

relevant words.

WEEK 10: Comprehension: Reading from NOSEC or Goodbye To Failure

SS1 Third Term English Studies Curriculum – Modified II

WEEK 1

Revision of Last Term’s Work and Examination

Comprehension- Reading to grasp word meanings in various contexts.

Commonly Misspelt Words

The Use of Dictionary

WEEK 2

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

WEEK 3

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.

WEEK 4

Essay Writing: More on formal letter.

Speech Work: Rhymes

Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Government and Politics.

WEEK 5

Comprehension / Reading Skills: More on Skimming and Scanning.

Speech work: Diphthongs /ei/ and /ai/

Structure: Conjuncts and Disjuncts.

WEEK 6

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”

WEEK 7

Comprehension and Reading Skills: Reading for leisure

Writing: Semi Formal Letter: Explanation and Features

Comprehension and Reading Skills: Reading for leisure

Writing: Semi Formal Letter: Explanation and Features

Sentence Structure and formation. Spelling: Dropping (e) and retaining (e)

Sentence Structure and formation. Spelling: Dropping (e) and retaining (e)

WEEK 8

Comprehension; Summarizing in a specified number of sentences

Speech Work: Homophones

Structure: Functions of comparatives. Vocabulary Development: Sports and Entertainment.

WEEK 9

Comprehension; Summarizing in a specified number of sentences

Speech Work: Homophones

Structure: Functions of comparatives.

Vocabulary Development: Sports and Entertainment.

WEEK 10

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

WEEK 11

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

WEEK 12

Comprehension: Summarizing in a specified number of words. Vocabulary Development: Words associated with Building. Structure: synonyms: words nearest in meaning

WEEK 13

Revision and Examination

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