Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Junior Secondary School 2

Speech Work: Rhymes





  1. Effective English JSS2 by Evans
  2. Exam Focus for JSCE by BolajiAremo
  3. The New Students’ Companion by Chris Talbot
  4. English Grammar for JSS by P.O Olatunbosun
  5. Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English




  1. Speech Work: Rhymes
  2. Grammar: Prepositions
  3. Comprehension: A Formal Thank You Letter P. 109
  4. Writing: Argumentative Essay


Speech Work: Rhymes

Rhymes are words which have the same sounds, i.e, vowels or consonants.


        greet                seat

        fight                bright

        cow                how/now

        bend                send

        you                ewe

        key                quay

        high                buy

        see                bee

        paid                laid

        seat                beat

        height                bite

        port                thought

        heaven                        seven

        feather                weather

        curtain                mountain

        pretty                city

        rain                pain

        know                no


EVALUATION: Write out five words that rhyme.


READING ASSIGNMENT: Exam Focus English JSCE p. 143-144


Grammar: Parts of Speech

Content: Prepositions

Prepositions show relationship between people, places and things, i.e show relation between one thing and another. It also relates a noun or a pronoun to another word in the sentence.


She left her muddy shoes on the mat.

I am terrible at tennis but I like the game.

I am going to town.

There is a snake under the table.

They have been writing since three o’clock.

We went to town with my mother.

Many things can be made from rubber.



About        before        down        on        towards

Above        behind        during        out        under

Across        below        for        opposite    underneath

After        beneath    from        over        until

Against    besides        in        around        up   

Along        between    into        since        upon

Among    beyond        near        through    with

Around    by        of        till        within

At        despite        off        to        without


EVALUATION: Write five prepositions and form sentences with them.




Topic: Comprehension: A Formal Thank You Letter. 

Contents: To Understand a Letter

This passage is a formal thank you letter  byJoko Samuel.

Secretary, Young Farmers’ Club  appreciates Mr. O.F. Awe, the project officer of  Fashola Farm Settlement  who came to give them a talk on farming.


EVALUATION:  Practice 2 (1-8) Effective English JSS 2.


READING ASSIGNMENT: Effective English JSS 2 p 109-110


Writing: Argumentative Essay

Content: A father is more useful to a child than a Mother.

To help you write this essay, follow this guideline.

Have a title

        Who is a father?

What is his role in the family?

Types of Fathers – salary earners or a business man.

Scale of salary or rate of turn over.

Father as a Shepherd – protecting his family.

Planning the future of his children.

Ownership of children – before and after death.

The role of a father in a child’s life generally etc.


READING ASSIGNMENT: College Essays for Bk. 8 p.49. 


GENERAL EVALUATION: Fill in each blank with the correct preposition:

  1. He was walking __ the road when he stepped __ a puddle __ water.
  2. Keep on climbing __ the tree. Don’t look __ or you will feel dizzy and hold tightly __ the branches.
  3. My parents have gone __ a dinner and I have __ stay __ home to look after my younger sisters.
  4. We have __ leave today.


WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT: Effective English JSS 2 P – 123 1(a) and (b) and 2 (1-5)

  1. B) Fill the blank space in each of the following sentences


Present Progressive Tense        Present Tense        Past Tense        Present Perfect Tense

  1. I am finding it out.        I _________ it out.    I _____ it out        I __________ it out 
  2. We are going out.            We ________ out.    we ________ out    we ________ out
  3. He ________ it.            he gives it.        He ________ it    He ________ it
  4. He is weaving.            He _________.    He _________.    He ________.
  5. It is speeding.            It __________    .    It __________.    It _________.


  1. C) Fill the blank space in each of the following sentences with the correct form of the verb in brackets in front of each sentence.
  1. I __________ the book in the shelf last week (put)
  2. A snake ___________ the boy last week (bite)
  3. My teacher __________ me yesterday (teach)
  4. He was __________ when I saw him (eat)
  5. He has _________ like a fish (swim)


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