TERM: 2ND TERM
SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CLASS: JSS 2
Speech Work: Rhymes
Rhymes are words which have the same sounds, i.e, vowels or consonants.
EVALUATION: Write out five words that rhyme.
READING ASSIGNMENT: Exam Focus English JSCE p. 143-144
Grammar: Parts of Speech
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.
READING ASSIGNMENT: Exam Focus English JSCE pg.
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:
WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT: Effective English JSS 2 P – 123 1(a) and (b) and 2 (1-5)
Present Progressive Tense Present Tense Past Tense Present Perfect Tense
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