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Junior Secondary School Curriculum
JSS 2 English Language Curriculum third term
Week: 1 Phrases commonly used in speech
Adverbials – The future
Week 2 – 3: Questions and their tags Adverbial – Adverbs of frequency Mass media Towards summary Prose
Vowels, diphthongs in mixed pairs
Cause and reason
Petroleum and mining
Week 4: Report writing
Consonant clusters Forms for expressing purpose Petroleum and mining Summary
Week 5: Strong and weak forms of words Adverbials – forms for expressing condition Petroleum – Vocabulary Continuous writing: my school/a market Prose
Contrasting statements Cake making
Week 6- 7 Formal/informal letters
Week 8: poems
Active/passive verbs Rhyme and rhythmus in
Week 9; Formal/informal letters
Week 10: poems: Drama
Active/passive verbs Rhyme and rhythmus in Drama.
JSS 2 English Language Curriculum third term – Modified I
WEEK 3: SPEECH WORK: Consonant sounds /s/$/S/
Grammar: The uses of have, has and had
Reading Compilation: Reading to infer the author’s intention in a selected passage.
COMPOSITION: A composition on the topic “Pride Goes Before Fall”.
Lit-In-English: Characterization, Lit-in-Eng: Write a simple story on Honesty and fair play (A recommended text of your own).
WEEK . 4: SPEECH WORK: Consonant sound /q/ and /a/ think / father, mouth/ father/
GRAMMAR: Synonyms: Using adequate examples.
READING & COMPREHENSION: Reading to identify word/expressions that signal or redirect attention to the main point.
VOC. DEV.: Word Associated with Human Rights.
COMPOSITION: A composition on the topic: The responsibilities of Government.
LIT-IN-ENGLISH: Writing a simple poem on laziness.
WEEK . 5: SPEECH WORK: Consonant /w/ and /j/ (words University, win/yellow).
GRAMMAR: Antonyms using adequate examples.
Reading and comprehension: As in week 1. Voc. Dev. Conflict resolution.
COMPOSITION: A topic on A Memorable Journey I Once Made.
LI-IN-ENG; Identification of moral import and the recommended prose text. (ii) setting plot on the recommended prose text.
WEEK . 6: SPEECH WORK: Contrasting: Vowel/u/ and /u:/Luke/Youth, book/food).
GRAMMAR: The use of causative verbs. For example: black to cause to become black. Reading and comprehension as in Week 2.
Voc. Deve: Words associated with Religion.
COMPOSITION: Writing a dialogue
LIT-IN-ENGLISH: Use the recommended text on drama (II) figures of speech in the recommended text.
WEEK . 7: Speech work: Contrast between vowels/É: /Ù / (caught /come, lawn/love).
School on the field etc).
READING AND COMPREHENSION: As in week 3
COMPOSITION: Composition on the topic: The long/would not like to remember.
LIT-IN-ENGLISH: Use the recommended text on drama.
(ii) Dramatization of same from the recommended text on drama.
WEEK . 8: SPEECH WORK: Consonant and vowel sounds differentiated.
GRAMMAR: Review of prefix and suffix
READING AND COMPREHENSION: Refer to week 4
COMPOSITION: Write a composition on the topic: The Rich Also Cry”
LIT-IN-ENGLISH: Characterization, Dictation, Plot and theme in the recommended text on drama.
WEEK 9: COMPOSITION: SPEECH WORK: Review of the consonant sounds with emphasis
on /q/ and /a/.
GRAMMAR: More on Question tags
READING AND COMPREHENSION: Review the language skills.
COMPOSITION: Review the composition of letter writing and essay writing.
LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH: Review the prose text in use
(ii) Review of Drama text in use.
WEEK . 10: REVISION
WEEK . 11 & 12: EXAMINATION
JSS 2 English Language Curriculum third term – Modified II
- Speech work – Revision of Second Term Work and Examination Questions, Present Tense; Speechwork: Consonant Contrast /p /, /d/, /b /, /t/.
- Grammar: Question Tags: Comprehension. The Search for Honey p. 168. Vocabulary Development on Speaking 168. Writing: Letter to a Friend p 175. Literature in English: Sunrise Poetry.
- Grammar: Uses of the Form of the Verb Have; Vocabulary Development: Preparation for the Reading Passage p 181. Reading: Parents Responsibilities. Writing: Pride Goes before a Fall. Speech Work: Distinguishing /ʧ/ and /∫ /, p.185 Literature: The Love of Mathematics.
- Grammar: Synonyms;. Writing: The Responsibilities of Government. Listening Comprehension: Main Points of a News Broadcast p 185. Speech Work: / p/, /d/, /k/ and /t/ ; Vocabulary Development: Words to do with Human Rights ; Literature: Inspiration
- Grammar: Antonyms; Speech Work: Distinguishing the Consonants Sounds /w/and /j/; Vocabulary Development: Broadcasting; Comprehension: Ndifon’s Complaint p 193. Writing: Letter to a Pen Friend p 201. Literature: Exam Focus p. 180
- Comprehension: Description of Calabar p.207; Speechwork: Vowel Contrast /u/ and /u:/; Vocabulary Development: Conflict Resolution;Grammar: Use of the Causative erb(ii) The Use of ‘s, and s’ and of. Writing: Description of One’s Village, Town or Area p 217. Literature: Dear African P 183, Exam Focus.
- Speechwork: Vowels: /Ɔ/, /ɒ/, /˄/; Listening Comprehension: An Account of a Fire Outbreak pg 212. Structure: Adjective; Writing: A Journey 1 Once Made; Vocabulary Development: Armed Forces.
- Grammar: Review of Prefix and Suffix; Speech Work: Revising the Sounds /a:/ and/ ǽ/; Writing: An account of an Outing for a School Magazine p. 228. Comprehension: An Account of a School Outing. Vocabulary Development: Government and Politics.
- Speechwork : Consonants /dӠ/, /Ӡ/; Grammar: Using Despite and Inspite of, Vocabulary Development: Law and Order p. 126; Writing: Review of Narrative and Descriptive Essays.