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2022 English Langauage Lesson Note for First Term JSS3

2022 English Langauage Lesson Note for First Term JSS3

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Lesson Note on English Language Jss3 First Term

SCHEME OF WORK

 WEEK ONE:- {GRAMMAR: REVISION OF PARTS OF SPEECH, COMPOSITION: LETTER TO MY BEST FRIEND ON MY PLANS FOR THIS ACADEMIC SESSION AND LITERATURE: INTRODUCTION TO FICTION AND NON-FICTION}

WEEK TWO:- {SPEECH WORK: THE SCHWA SOUND /Ә/, GRAMMAR: EXPRESSING AND DESCRIBING EMOTIONS WITH PREPOSITION+ VERB AND COMPOSITION: WRITING TO A PEN PAL}

WEEK THREE:- {SPEECH WORK: STRESS AND INTONATION CONTINUED, GRAMMAR: ADVERB OF FREQUENCY AND COMPOSITION: ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD}

WEEK FOUR:- {SPEECH WORK: CONSONANT SOUNDS /Ʒ/ AND /ʤ/, GRAMMAR: CHANGING POSITIVE STATEMENTS TO NEGATIVE STATEMENTS USING “NOT” COMPOSITION: HOW TO CARE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE AND LITERATURE: THE RHYME SCHEME}

WEEK FIVE:- {SPEECH WORK: CONTRAST CONSONANT SOUNDS /D/, /Ժ/, /Ө/ AND /Z/ GRAMMAR: DIRECT AND INDIRECT FORMS OF MODAL VERBS VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT: WORDS ASSOCIATED WITH TOURISM COMPOSITION: DISTINGUISH BETWEEN FEATURES OF FORMAL AND INFORMAL LETTER LITERATURE: TYPES OF RHYME SCHEME}

WEEK SIX:- {SPEECH WORK: CONSONANT CONTRAST /Ӡ:/ AND /Ͻ:/, GRAMMAR: EXPRESSING WILLINGNESS/UNWILLINGNESS USING MODAL VERBS AND COMPOSITION: A LETTER TO YOUR CLASS TEACHER STATING WHY YOU WERE ABSENT FROM SCHOOL}

WEEK SEVEN:- {SPEECH WORK: CONSONANTS /S/, /Ʃ/ AND /ʧ/, GRAMMAR: ADVERBS OF PLACE AND MANNER AND COMPOSITION: CORRUPTION IS WORSE THAN ARMED ROBBERY}

WEEK EIGHT:- {SPEECH WORK: CONTRASTING CONSONANTS /Ʃ/ AND /ʧ/, GRAMMAR: IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS AND COMPOSITION: MY FAVORITE SUBJECT}

WEEK NINE:- {SPEECH WORK: CONSONANTS /W/ AND /J/, GRAMMAR: ADVERBS OF CAUSE OR REASON AND COMPOSITION: CHILD TRAFFICKING IS WORSE THAN STEALING}

 

English Language Lesson Note For JSS3 (First Term)

Below are the 2022 complete JSS3 First Term English Language Lesson Note 

 

WEEK ONE:- {Grammar: Revision of parts of Speech, Composition: Letter to my best friend on my plans for this academic session And Literature: Introduction to Fiction and Non-fiction}

 

LITERATURE: INTRODUCTION TO FICTION AND NON-FICTION

Literature is a mirror of life, which shows the happenings in real life, in form of writing in its various genres. In literature, a story can either be fiction or non-fiction, and they shall be explained as follows.

Fiction: Fiction refers to stories that were created from the author’s imagination or thoughts. They are made-up stories, that spring from the thoughts and experiences of the author.

Fictions are used to tell imagined or created stories, and they are majorly used for entertainment and educative purpose. Fictional works are in the form of novels, science fiction, fantasy, crime thrillers, etc.

Examples of fiction include The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta, Everything Good will Come by Sefi Atta, Oil on Water by Helon Habila, etc.

Non-fiction: Non-fictions are stories that are based on real-life stories and events. They are not made up, as they were taken from the real-life experiences of a real person, whether living or dead.

Fictions are used to give information about a person or time in history, that we can learn from. Non-fictional works are in form of biography, autobiography, history books, etc.

Examples of non-fiction stories are Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ake: The Years of Childhood by Wole Soyinka, etc. To learn more, click here 

WEEK TWO:- {Speech Work: The schwa sound /ә/, Grammar: Expressing and Describing emotions with preposition+ verb And Composition: Writing to a pen pal}

THE SCHWA SOUND /Ə/

INTRODUCTION:

The schwa sound is a vowel sound, and it is the weakest sound in the English Language.

The sound /Ə/ is a common vowel sound, that occurs in words like a, an, the. It is used in the weak form of words, and it is called the schwa sound.

During pronunciation, the organs of speech; the mouth, tongue and jaw should be in a relaxed position.  It is pronounced like when saying “uh”.

Pronounce the following words with the /Ə/ sound: data, again, father, sofa, etc.

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

  • a- abandon, about, across
  • e- celebrate, camera, several, father
  • i- duplicate, president, family
  • o- combine, proposal, cologne

To learn more, click here 

WEEK THREE:- {Speech Work: Stress and Intonation Continued, Grammar: Adverb of Frequency And Composition: All that glitters is not gold}

STRESS AND INTONATION

CONTENT AVAILABLE IN JSS 2 SECOND TERM WEEK 2WEEK 3 AND WEEK 4

 ADVERB OF FREQUENCY

INTRODUCTION:

Adverbs are words used to modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.

Adverbs of Frequency are used to show the number of times an action takes place, or usually take place. They are similar to the adverb of time, however, while the adverb of time tells the time of an action, the adverb of frequency tells how frequent an action takes place.

It answers the “how often” question.

Examples of adverbs of frequency are: always, often, sometimes, rarely, seldom, never, etc.

  • She often visits her grandfather
  • He seldom goes to his parent’s home.
  • They never argue with each other.

 To learn more, click here 

WEEK FOUR:- {Speech Work: Consonant Sounds /ʒ/ and /ʤ/, Grammar: Changing positive statements to negative statements using “not” Composition: How to care for a motor vehicle And Literature: The Rhyme Scheme}

CONSONANT SOUNDS /ʒ/ AND /ʤ/

INTRODUCTION:

Consonant sounds are sounds that are produced with partial or total obstruction to the vocal cords. Consonant sounds are classified according to their voicing, place of articulation and manner of articulation.

The /ʒ/ sound is known as the voiced palate-alveolar fricative sound. It is produced when the front part of the tongue is slightly moved towards the hard palate, and the tip of the tongue is behind the alveolar ridge.

It is a voiced sound because when it is produced, the vocal cords vibrate.

Examples of words with the sound /ʒ/ are vision, decision,

The /ʒ/ sound appears in words in form of letters such as:

  • s- usual, measure, leisure, pleasure
  • g- genre

The /ʤ/ sound is the voiced palatal affricate sound, which is produced with the middle of the tongue pressed between the alveolar ridge and soft palate, with the tongue moving down and the vocal cords vibrating. To learn more, click here 

WEEK FIVE:- {Speech Work: Contrast Consonant sounds /d/, /ժ/, /Ө/ and /z/ Grammar: Direct and Indirect forms of modal verbs Vocabulary Development: Words associated with Tourism Composition: Distinguish between features of formal and informal letter Literature: Types of Rhyme Scheme}

 CONTRAST CONSONANTS: /d/, /ð/, /θ/ and /z/

OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Describe and contrast the /d/, /ð/, /θ/ and /z/ sounds.
  • List words which carry the /d/, /ð/, /θ/ and /z/ sounds.

INTRODUCTION:

Consonant sounds are sounds that are produced with partial or total obstruction in the vocal cords. Consonant sounds are classified according to their voicing, place of articulation and manner of articulation.

The /d/, /ð/, /θ/ and /z/ sounds are consonant sounds.

The /d/ sound is known as the voiced alveolar plosive sound When it is pronounced, the tip of the tongue goes up to the roof of the mouth, the upper and lower teeth meet, and are parted as the sound is produced.

It is a voiced sound; hence, the vocal cords vibrate during the course of their pronunciation. To learn more, click here 

WEEK SIX:- {Speech Work: Consonant Contrast /Ӡ:/ and /Ͻ:/, Grammar: Expressing willingness/unwillingness using modal verbs And Composition: A letter to your class teacher stating why you were absent from school}

SPEECH WORK: CONTRAST BETWEEN SOUNDS /З:/ AND /ᴐ:/

INTRODUCTION:

The /З:/ and /ᴐ:/ sounds are vowel sounds, and they shall be described as follows.

The /З:/ sound is described as the central open-mid sound. When it is pronounced, the tip of the tongue is placed on the back of the lower teeth, and the middle of the tongue is raised. The /З:/ sound is a long vowel sound that has its short form as the /e/ sound.

Examples of words with the /З:/ sound include turn, herd, nurse, bird.

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

  • er- certain, her, nerve
  • ear- heard, earth, learn
  • ur- burn, surface, urban
  • ir- bird, sir, circle,
  • or- worse, worth

To learn more, click here 

WEEK SEVEN:- {Speech Work: Consonants /s/, /ʃ/ and /ʧ/, Grammar: Adverbs of place and Manner And Composition: Corruption is worse than armed robbery}

 SPEECH WORK: CONSONANT SOUNDS /s/, /ʃ/ and /ʧ

INTRODUCTION:

The /s/, /ʃ/ and /ʧ/ sounds are consonant sounds.

The /s/ sound is a voiceless alveolar fricative consonant sound, and when it is pronounced, the front of the tongue is placed close to the tooth ridge, and the tip of the tongue is close to the upper side of the front teeth.

It is also known as the hissing sound because when it is pronounced, it sounds like a hissing sound.

Pronounce the following words, with the /s/ sound: slippers, sip, sleep, set, sear, search, etc

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

  • s- sort, salt, see, solve
  • c- city, censor, certain

 To learn more, click here 

WEEK EIGHT:- {Speech Work: Contrasting Consonants /ʃ/ and /ʧ/, Grammar: Idiomatic Expressions And Composition: My Favorite Subject}

CONSONANT SOUNDS: /ʃ/ AND /ʧ/

INTRODUCTION:

The /ʃ/ and /ʧ/sounds are voiceless consonant sounds.

The /ʃ/ sound is known as the voiceless palate-alveolar fricative. It is produced when the front part of the tongue is slightly moved towards the hard palate, and the tip of the tongue is behind the alveolar ridge. It is a voiceless sound, as the vocal cords do not vibrate when it is produced.

Examples of words with the sound /ʃ/ are: shoe, shop, shell, etc To learn more, click here 

WEEK NINE:- {Speech Work: Consonants /w/ and /j/, Grammar: Adverbs of cause or reason And Composition: Child Trafficking is worse than Stealing}

SPEECH WORK: CONSONANTS /w/ AND /j/

INTRODUCTION:

The /w/ and /j/ sounds are voiced consonant sounds.

The /w/ sound is referred to as the bilabial glide sound. It is produced with the upper and lower lips coming together, the back of the tongue being a bit near the roof of the mouth, and the tip of the tongue lightly touching the lower teeth.

The /w/ sound is an approximant.

Examples of words that carry the /w/ sound are: where, were, who, was, water, etc.

The /w/ sound appears in words in form of letters such as:

  • w- west, willing, weary, word
  • wh- where, whole, whale

 To learn more, click here 

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