ENGLISH LANGUAGE SECOND TERM SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS2

English Language second term Scheme of work for Nigeria junior secondary school two (JSS2) students.

WEEK 1

Resumption Test.

WEEK 2

i. Reading to identify meanings of words in context.

ii. Writing: An Application for Employment.

iii. Diphthong: /ei/.

iv. Correlative conjunction.

WEEK 3

i. Reading for speed.

ii. Elements of composition.

iii. Diphthong: /ai/.

iv. Preposition with time and date; e.g., on Christmas day, In August 1981 etc.

WEEK 4

i. Reading for speed.

ii. Elements of composition — The body.

iii. Stress pattern

iv. Two syllabic words with stress on the first syllable; e.g., lawyer, tailor, speaker, etc.

v. Active and passive verbs.

WEEK 5

i. Reading to identify the intention of the Author.

ii. Elements of composition — The conclusion.

iii. Three syllabic words with stress on the first syllable.

iv. Adverbial phrases.

WEEK 6

i. Reading comprehension.

ii. Writing an outline.

iii. Stress pattern: Number stress.

iv. Adjectives — Comparative forms.

WEEK 7

i. Reading for critical evaluation: Identifying facts presented by the Author.

ii. Formal letter.

iii. Diphthong: /ᴐi/ — boy, boil, coin, etc.

iv. Active and passive voice.

WEEK 8

i. Reading comprehension.

ii. Writing: Composition on “Poverty and hunger”, “Day I will never forget”.

iii. Rhymes: Two words that end with the same sound.

iv. Future tense (will, shall).

WEEK 9

i. Reading to increase vocabulary.

ii. Informal letter.

iii. More on stress pattern.

iv. Adverbs, conjunctions and prepositions in selected passages.

WEEK 10

i. Reading for speed.

ii. Narrative essay.

iii. Introduction to intonation.

iv. Nouns forming regular plurals; e.g., kiss — kisses, boy — boys etc.

WEEK 11/12

Revision/Examination.

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