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2022 English Langauage Lesson Note for First Term JSS1

2022 English Langauage Lesson Note for First Term JSS1

 

Lesson Note on English Language Jss1 First Term

SCHEME OF WORK

 

WEEK ONE:- {SPEECH WORK: INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH AND THE SPEECH ORGANS, GRAMMAR: NOUNS, VOCABULARY: LANGUAGE SKILLS, COMPOSITION: TYPES OF COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE: DEFINITION, FEATURES AND TYPES OF LITERATURE}

 

WEEK TWO:- {SPEECH WORK: PURE VOWEL SOUNDS, GRAMMAR: PRONOUNS, READING AND COMPREHENSION: READING STRATEGIES, VOCABULARY: MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY, COMPOSITION: ELEMENTS OF COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE: FUNCTIONS OF LITERATURE}

 

WEEK THREE:- {SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /I:/, GRAMMAR: VERBS VOCABULARY: YOUR SCHOOL SUBJECTS, COMPOSITION: DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY AND NARRATIVE ESSAY AND LITERATURE: ELEMENTS OF PROSE AND TYPES OF ORAL LITERATURE}

 

WEEK FOUR:- {SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /I/, GRAMMAR: ADJECTIVES, COMPOSITION: NARRATIVE ESSAY: MY EXPERIENCE IN MY FORMER SCHOOL AND LITERATURE: FEATURES OF ORAL LITERATURE}

 

WEEK FIVE:- {SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /E/, GRAMMAR: COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES, COMPOSITION: PARAGRAPH WRITING AND LITERATURE: DRAMA: TYPES AND ELEMENTS}

 

WEEK SIX:- {SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /Æ/, GRAMMAR: ADVERB AND COMPOSITION: DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY: A MARKETPLACE}

 

WEEK SEVEN:- {SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /A:/, GRAMMAR: PREPOSITIONS, COMPOSITION: LETTER WRITING AND LITERATURE: FOLKTALES; DEFINITION AND TYPES}

 

WEEK EIGHT:- {SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /Ɒ/, GRAMMAR: CONJUNCTION, COMPOSITION: FEATURES OF AN INFORMAL LETTER AND LITERATURE: FIGURES OF SPEECH}

 

WEEK NINE:- {SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /Ͻ:/, GRAMMAR: ADVERBIALS AND COMPOSITION: INFORMAL LETTER: LETTER TO YOUR COUSIN, TELLING HIM ABOUT YOUR NEW SCHOOL}

 

English Language Lesson Note For JSS1 (First Term)

Below are the 2022 complete JSS1 First Term English Language Lesson Note 

WEEK ONE:- {Speech Work: Introduction to Speech and the speech organs, Grammar: Nouns, Vocabulary: Language skills, Composition: Types of Composition And Literature: Definition, Features and Types of literature}

 INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH AND SPEECH ORGANS

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Define speech
  • Identify the organs of speech used in speaking
  • Explain the functions of the organs of speech used, when speaking.

INTRODUCTION:

Speech has to do with the communication of one’s thoughts in spoken words. It is the process of uttering words to communicate a message, and it is a core aspect of language.

Speech has to do with the production of words in a language, by using the various organs of speech to produce meaningful sounds, which communicate the desired message.

It is a core part of articulatory phonetics, which deals with the language’s production of sounds and words. To learn more, click here 

 

WEEK TWO:- {Speech Work: Pure Vowel Sounds, Grammar: Pronouns, Reading and Comprehension: Reading Strategies, Vocabulary: Members of the family, Composition: Elements of composition And Literature: Functions of Literature}

PURE VOWELS (MONOPHTHONGS)

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Define pure vowels
  • Identify the pure vowels in the English language, with examples.

INTRODUCTION:

English language sounds are divided into two, which are: Pure Vowels/ Monothongs and Diphthongs. Here, we would be examining the pure vowel sounds.

Pure vowels are also known as monophthongs. Monothong comprises of a single sound and as a result, there is no shift or glide, when pronouncing them.

Monthongs are divided into short and long vowels, and they are 12 in number, with 5 long vowel sounds and 7 short vowel sounds.

LONG VOWEL SOUNDS:

The long vowel sounds in English Language are as follows:

  • /a:/ – bark, lark, dark, art
  • /u:/ – hoot, loot, dude
  • /i:/ – seat, meet, bead
  • /З:/ -herd, turn, sir
  • /ᴐ:/ – lord, ball, cause

To learn more, click here 

WEEK THREE:- {Speech Work: Vowel sound /i:/, Grammar: Verbs Vocabulary: Your school subjects, Composition: Difference between Descriptive essay and Narrative essay And Literature: Elements of Prose and Types of Oral Literature}

SPEECH SOUND: THE VOWEL /i:/

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Describe the /i:/ sound
  • Give examples of words with the /i:/ sound.

INTRODUCTION:

The /i:/ sound is a long vowel sound. It is a pure vowel sound as it contains a single sound, and the mouth remains in a position when it is being pronounced.

The /i:/ sound is a long vowel sound, which is also known as the close front vowel sound.

When it is pronounced, the tongue is raised and placed behind the lower teeth, and the lips are spread. Its short form is the /I/ sound.

Examples of words with the /i:/ sound include: tree, she, leaves, etc. To learn more, click here 

 

WEEK FOUR:- {Speech Work: Vowel Sound /I/, Grammar: Adjectives, Composition: Narrative Essay: My experience in my former school And Literature: Features of Oral Literature}

THE VOWEL SOUND /I/

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Describe the vowel sound /I/
  • List words that carry the /I/ sound.

INTRODUCTION:

The /I/ sound is a short vowel sound in the English Language.

The /I/ sound is a short vowel sound that is described as the front close short vowel sound. It is the short form of the /i:/ sound. During pronunciation, the tongue is raised and placed behind the lower teeth.

Examples of words with the /I/ sound are hip, bid, pick, mick, etc

The /I/ sound appears in different words in form of the following letters:

  • i- win, pig, sit
  • ic- rick, si

 To learn more, click here 

WEEK FIVE:- {Speech Work: Vowel Sound /e/, Grammar: Comparison of Adjectives, Composition: Paragraph Writing And Literature: Drama: Types and Elements}

VOWEL SOUND /e/

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Describe the vowel sound /e/
  • List words that carry the /e/ sound

INTRODUCTION:

The /e/ sound is a short vowel sound, which has its long-form as the vowel sound /З:/

The /e/ sound is described as the close-mid front vowel, and it is a short vowel sound. During its pronunciation, the tip of the tongue makes contact with the lower front teeth, and the lips are spread.

Examples of words with the /e/ sound are: bed, led, peg, fend, etc

The /e/ sound appears in different words in form of the following letters:

  • e- tell, mend, lend, fed
  • ea- dead

SUMMARY:

The /e/ sound is a short vowel sound, and it is voiced like other vowel sounds. To learn more, click here 

 

WEEK SIX:- {Speech Work: Vowel Sound /æ/, Grammar: Adverb And Composition: Descriptive Essay: A Marketplace}

SPEECH WORK: VOWEL SOUND /ӕ/

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe the /ӕ/ sound
  • List words which carry the /ӕ/ sound

The vowel sound /ӕ/ is a short sound that has its long-form as /a:/. The /ӕ/ sound is described as the open front vowel. During pronunciation, the front of the tongue is moved forward and the mouth is open and the lips are spread.

Examples of words that have the /ӕ/ sound are: sat, fat, class, etc.

The /ӕ/ sound appears in different words in form of the following letters:

  • a – bad, gag, had
  • ac – back, act, lack

 To learn more, click here 

WEEK SEVEN:- {Speech Work: Vowel Sound /a:/, Grammar: Prepositions, Composition: Letter Writing And Literature: Folktales; definition and types}

THE VOWEL SOUND: /a:/

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Describe the /a:/ sound
  • List words that carry the /a:/ sound

INTRODUCTION:

The /a:/ sound is a long vowel sound, which has its short form as the /ӕ/ sound.

The /a:/ sound is a long vowel sound that is described as the open front vowel sound. During pronunciation, the tongue is lowered inside the mouth, and the tip of the tongue is near the lower front teeth; the shape of the lips is also oval.

Examples of words with the /a:/ sound include art, park, class, and star.

The /a:/ sound appears in different words in form of the following letters:

  • a – after, ask, father, last
  • ar- large, argue, bar, party

 To learn more, click here 

WEEK EIGHT:- {Speech Work: Vowel Sound /ɒ/, Grammar: Conjunction, Composition: Features of an informal letter And Literature: Figures of Speech}

THE VOWEL SOUND /ɒ/

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Describe the /ɒ/ sound
  • List words that carry the /ɒ/ sound

INTRODUCTION:

The vowel sound /ɒ/ is a short vowel sound that has its long-form as the /ᴐ:/ sound.

The sound /ɒ/ is a short vowel sound that is known as the open back-vowel sound. When it is pronounced, the tip of the tongue is lowered in the mouth, the back of the tongue is raised, and the lips are rounded.

The long form of the vowel sound /ɒ/ is the sound /ᴐ:/.

Examples of words that carry the sound /ɒ/ are as follows: lot, stop, product, etc.

The /ɒ/ sound appears in different words in form of the following letters:

  • o- body, box, policy, shop
  • a- quality, wander, watch

 To learn more, click here 

WEEK NINE:- {Speech Work: Vowel Sound /Ͻ:/, Grammar: Adverbials And Composition: Informal letter: Letter to your cousin, telling him about your new school}

VOWEL SOUND /ᴐ:/

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • Describe the /ᴐ:/ sound
  • List words that carry the /ᴐ:/ sound

INTRODUCTION:

The /ᴐ:/ is a long vowel sound, which has its short form as the vowel sound /ɒ/.

The /ᴐ:/ is a long vowel sound which is described as the open-mid back-vowel sound. When it is pronounced, the tip of the tongue goes low, but the back of the tongue goes up.

The mouth is also open, while the lips take an oval shape.

Examples of words that carry the /ᴐ:/ sound are as follows: all, four, more, etc.

The /ᴐ:/ sound appears in different words in form of the following letters:

  • a- all, although, already,
  • ou- your, four
  • aw- law, saw, jaw
  • ar- war, wart
  • or – organization, organ,

 To learn more, click here 

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