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Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – JSS3}: Summary Writing and Literature

English Language JSS3 First Term Week 6 Content: Skill Focus: How to write a summary Literature: Myths and Legends Skill Focus: How to write a summary When you skim read text successfully, you get the gist very swiftly, but when you are asked to write a summary, you need to be much more careful. A [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English – SS2}: Sentence Patterns, Phonetic Symbols and Creative Writing

English Language SS2 Second Term Week  2 Contents: Grammar: Sentence types Oracy: Phonetic symbols (Vowels) Creative Writing A. Sentence Patterns Sentence can be defined as phrase with finite verb & subject and predicate or subordinate & main clause. Sentence Subject -  Predicate The patterns include: SV- Subject Verb SVO- Subject Verb Object SVC- Subject Verb Complement SVOO [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – JSS 1}: Elements of Literature

Contents: Reading and Writing Elements of Literature Reading and Writing Three Study Hints Do you sometimes find it difficult  to understand some of your textbooks when you are studying? If so, here are three suggestions: A good way to approach any work in Science (or any other school subject) is by first looking at any [...]

Classwork Series {Literature} – Folktale and Its Elements

Folktale Folktales are stories that grew out of the lives and imaginations of the people, or folk. They have always been children’s favorite type of folk literature. Their popularity springs from their imaginative characters, their supernatural elements, their focus on action, their simple sense of justice, their happy endings, and the fundamental wisdom they contain. [...]

Literature: Drama

Literature: Drama Drama In literature, the word drama defines a genre, or style of writing.Drama is a unique literary form because they are designed to be acted out on a stage before an audience. The word ‘drama’ comes from the Greek word ‘dran’ meaning to act or to do. As “literature in action,” drama brings [...]

Literature: Poetry

Literature: Poetry Poetry is an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. It consists largely of oral or literary works in which language is used in a manner that is felt by its user and audience to differ from [...]