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
Nouns – the possessive care.
WEEK 9 NOUNS: Nominalization
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
General Revision of Last Term’s Examination; Review of the word class-Parts of Speech- Noun, Pronoun, Verb and Adjective. Spelling; Doubling of Consonants
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.
Essay Writing: Types of Essays ;
Speech Work: Monophthongs; Idioms Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Entertainment.
Comprehension/ Reading Skills: Skimming and Scanning- Unit 4. Vocabulary Development: Agriculture.
Structure: Noun Phrase and Verb Phrase Spelling: Words Commonly Misspelt; Unified Test.
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.
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.
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”.
Comprehension/ Reading Skills- Page 60. More on Consonant Sounds Structure: Adjectival Clause. Argumentative- “Patriotism Enhances the Growth of a Nation”
Comprehension / Reading Skills: Introduction to Answering Comprehension Questions Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Religion. Speech Work: Stress.
Comprehension and Writing Skills: Vocabulary Development: Introduction to Summary Writing
Spelling: Prefixes and Suffixes Structure: Adverbial and Prepositional Phrase
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.
Revision and Examination