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The Primary 4 English Studies is designed to build the pupils’ grammatical accuracy, reading, writing, listening and speaking abilities. The work to be covered each week is divided into six parts which are; Speech work, reading comprehension, structure, grammar, writing and dictation.

In this class, pupils will know more complex punctuations like inverted commas and apostrophes, they will also learn key spellings and will continue to develop in their reading and writing. The educators should ensure that the pupils know how to write descriptive stories, personal letters, and reports.

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LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEMES
OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
English Studies Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 4
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTEnglish Studies
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Review of primary three third term work
2
(a)Speech Work:
further practice in expressing
possibility and permission
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. examine what possibility and permission in speech
making;
ii. use words in discussion to express possibility and
permission;
iii. construct oral sentences to express possibility and
permission.
(b) Reading: Teaching new words,
meaning and comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss the main idea of the passage;
ii. use evidence from the passage to discuss
supporting ideas;
iii. identify values and lessons in given poems;
iv. relate the ideas and values in the passage to
personal experience.
(c) Structure:
-The tenses (Modal Auxiliaries)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss the modal auxiliaries that express time;
ii. write correct sentences using the modal auxiliary.
(d) Grammar Grammar Accuracies
-fill in the gaps with words from
the box
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand ard decode the Instructions needed to
fill in the space,
ii. fill in the right and accurate words in the right
space.
(e) Writing:
Guided composition
(Narrative composition)
How I spent my last Holiday
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss the narrative composition:
ii. develop points on How I spent my Last Holiday,
iii. write the composition.
(f) Dictation: Selected words from
the approved book.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. combine letters together to form words;
ii. pronounce the new words;
iii. construct new words and sentences.
3
(a) Speech Work:
Passage based on the narration of
real life story
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. differentiate between real life and unreal story;
ii. describe a real life experience orally;
iii. explain the main points of the story.
(b)Structure: Modal Auxiliries:
further practices in excusing,
possibility, obligation, permission
etc.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. engage in a simple conversation involving excuses,
possibility, obligation and permission;
ii-. identify words used to make dialogue to express
excuse, possibility,
obligation such as can I come in?
iii. use modal auxiliaries in sentences in appropriate
contextual situations.
(c)Reading:
A football match, teaching of new
words meaning comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe a football match; it.
ii. read to get the main idea of the passage;
iii. identify new words from the passage and explain
the meaning of the new words;
iv. construct new sentences using the words.
(d) Grammar: Read a passage and
complete a sentence
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read a descriptive passage actively
ii. Complete the sentence from selected sentence in
the passage
iii. answer factual questions based on the passage
(e) Writing: Rythemic poemBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe a poem
ii. examine the features of a poem
iii. compare poms
iv. write a rymthemic poem
(f) Dictation:
Selected words from the passage
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. combine letters together to spell and pronounce
new words
ii. construct new words and sentence
(g) Supplementary ReadingBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. share with other pupils the story read
ii. discuss lesson learnt from the book
iii. relate event from the story to their personnal life
4
(a) Speech Work:
Basic Reading and Guided
Writing
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify and write points from a passage read
ii. use story provided by the teacher to selects points
that will help them with their own stories
iii. write two or more paragraphs and link them
(b) Reading:
Vocabulary and Comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read and analyze the passage
ii. scan for the specific information
iii. skim for the main points
(c) Grammer: A journey by busBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe a journey made using a particular means of
transportation
ii. use words associated with traveling by bus in a
sentence
iii. write short descriptive composition on the topic
(d) Writing:
How I spent my last holiday
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. narrate a story
ii. discuss different holiday experience
iii. write a composition on the given topic
(e) Dictation: Selected words
from the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words from the passage
ii. pronounce the new words
iii. explain the meaning of the new words in passage
iv. make new sentence with these words
v. write down the dictated words
5
Speech Work:
Dialogue further practice in
excusing Possibilities, obligation,
permission
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. use each of the medal auxiliaries in sentences in
contextual situations so as te demonstrate their
meaning:
ii. examine specific dialogues in passages or stories
these are used, after oral practice and intonation;
iii. construct sentences and dialogues with each of
these words.
Structure: Complete sentence
with ‘can’ or ‘may’
By the end of the lesson, pupils shoutd be able to:
i. explain the uses of ‘cantand ‘may’;
ii. compare contextual use of ‘can’ and ‘may’;
iii. complete sentences with icant and ‘may’,
(c) Reading To Find Main Point:
vocabulary & comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. analyze the passage;
ii. skim for the main points in the passage;
iii. scan for specific information;
iv. extract new words from the passage,
(d) Grammar:
Making sentences from the table
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. construct sentences from the table;
ii. draw, copy, and complete the sentence in the table;
(e) Writing: A poemBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
I. describe a poem;
ii. classify the poems;
iii. compose a poem; iv. recite a poem;
(f) Dictation:
Selected words from the passage
read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words from the passage
ii. write the meaning of new words in the passage.
iii.construct sentences with these words.
iv. write down dictated words.
6
(a)Speech Work:
Oral narration- A visit to the
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
narrate and highlights main point on the topic;
ii. describe different things and places about the village;
iii. mention important features in any event;
iv. narrate the story.
(b) Structure: Further practice
in the use of tenses
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. correctly use the present, past and future tense;
ii. identify and construct sentences in the present,
past and future tense.
(c) Reading: Reading to find the
main point.
Vocabulary & comprehension.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. read and analyze the passage;
ii. scan for specific information from the passage;
iii. skim for the main points;
iv. answer the questions.
(d) Grammar.
Aural Discrimination /v/ and /f/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
distinguish beueen the two consonants;
ii. recognize the sounds in words;
iii. contast between the sounds when used words,
iv. make simple correct sentenæs with the sounds.
(e) Wring: Oral composition!
Narrative interesting expenence
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. describe the experience of visiting an interesting
place;
ii. narrate the highlights of the experience;
iii. orally narrate the story of the experience.
(f) Selected words from the
passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
I Pick out new words from the passage.
ii. pronounce the new words;
iii explain the meaning of new words in passage,
iv. make new sentences With these words,
v. write down the dictated words
(g)Supplementary
Reading
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. share with other pupils the story read;
ii. discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii. relate events in the story to their personal lives
7MID TERM BREAK
8
(a)Speech Work:
-Aural Discrimination
/e/ and /a/ and /a:/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
pronounce both sounds correctly,
ii. distinguish between the two sounds;
iii. recognize the sounds in words and sentences;
iv. contrast and discriminate between the two sounds
e.g. bet and bat, back and bark.
(b) Reading
Comprehension: Topic Sentences
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read and analyze the passage;
ii. identify the topic sentence in each paragraph;
iii. relate the topic sentences to the main points in the
passage;
iv. scan for specific information and explain the
connection between ideas,
(c) Structure: Further practice in
the use of tenses, the present,
past, present, present perfect and
past continuous
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the use of the tenses;
iir constuct sentences using the tenses;
iii. classify the tenses of sentences in a given passage.
(d) Grammar:
Aural Discrimination
/t/
By the end of the lesson, i pupils should be able to:
i pronounce both sounds
ii. distinguish between the two sounds
ii. recognize the sounds in words and sentences,
iii. contrast and discrmnate between the two sounds
e.g team and them
(e) Writing Description:
-Passage on Good Morals
Sy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. highlight the features of a descriptve passage;
ii dscuss what good morals are from the passage; .
iii. write a descriptve essay on good morals.
(f) Dictation:
-Selected words from the passage
read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. pick out new words from the passage;
ii. write the meaning of the new words in the passage
iii. make sentence with the new words
iv. write down the dictated words

9
(a) Speech Work:
-Reading Descriptive passage
on good morals
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. describe what good morals are;
ii. and analize the pasage based on the topic,
iii. skim the main point in the passage
iv. use words associated with good morals in a sentence
(b) Reading:
Comprehension and Vocabulary
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i, understand and analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in the passage;
iii. recognize new words that signal details,
iv. illustrations and examples in the passage
(c) Structure: Fill in the gapsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. choose appropriate words from a given list;
ii. fill in the gap in sentences to make the sentences
meaningful.
(d) Grammar:
Study the sentences with the
teacher and make similar
sentences with the teacher
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. describe sentence types according to functions;
ii. compare and contrast different sentences according
to their functions;
iii. make similar sentences with the sentences types.
((e) Writing:
Composition about my family
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe the essential characteristics of their family;
ii. assess each member of their family noting their roles
and characters;
iii. write a composition on ‘my family’
(g)Supplementary
Reading
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. share with other pupils the story read;
ii. discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii. relate events in the story to their personal lives
10
(a)Speech Work:
Description travelling by
Air, sea and road
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l, descraibe words associated with air, water and road;
transport
ij. use the words in sentences of their own;
iii. practice skimming for idea in a passage;
iv. orally use the words in speech.
(b) Reading comprehension:
Vocabulary
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate betveen main ideas and supporting
ideas in the passage,
iii. recognize new words that signal details llustrations
and examples in the passage
(c) Structure: Present past
perfect and past continuous tense
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. list verbs that are used to express the present, past
and continuous tenses;
ii. use appropriate tenses in sentences;
iii. classify tenses of sentences used in a given passage;
iv. interpret actions in sentences according to the time
of action (tense). SBA
(d) Grammar: VerbsBy tho end of tho pupils should bo ablo to:
l, discuss us why wc need verbs and tho functions they
perform;
ii, classify vcrb$ types according to their in sentences;
iii, use verbs in sentences;
iv, pick out verbs from a given passage.
(e) Wnting
Letter wnting (Infomal)
By the end of the tosson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss and mention the features of an informal lettcr;
ii. differentiate between an informal and formal letter,
iii. use guidelines to write an informal letter.
(f) Dictation! Spelling:
Selected words from the passage
read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
I. identify new words from the passage;
ii. pronounce the new words;
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words.
11
(a)Speech Work: AuralBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. pronounce both sounds correctly;
ii, distinguish between the two sounds;
iii. recognize the sounds in words and sentences;
iv. contrast and dtscnrntnate between the two sounds
e.g team and them
(b) Reading: Teaching new words.
pronunciation/spelling
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. pick out new words from the passage;
ii. write the meaning of the new words in the passage
iii. make sentence with the new words
iv. write down the dictated words

(c) Structure: Further practice in
the use of tenses, the present,
past, present, present perfect
and past continuous
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the use of tenses
ii. construct sentence using the tenses
iii. classify the tenses in a given pasaage
(d) Grammar: Letter WritingBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss letter writing
ii. differentiate between the forms/types of letter
iii. compare and contrast samples fo formal, informal
and semi-formal letters
(e) Writing CompositionBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe the schoool they have been to or seen
ii. assess the differnt department and sectors of your
school
iii. write a composition on ‘my school’
(f) Dictation/spellingBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words from the passage;
ii. pronounce the new words;
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words.
12REVISION
13EXAMINATION

Primary 4 Second Term Scheme of Work for English Studies

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTEnglish Studies
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Review of primary three third term work
2
Speech Work: letters written to
An Old classmate, mother,
an old neighbour
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. discuss the features of an informal letter;
ii. perform oral and written exercises on the letter;
iii. use the format to write their own letter.
(b) Reading:
letters written to an old classmate,
mother, an old neighbour
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. read letters written to class mates, mother etc.;
ii. draw out important features of letter writing;
iii. compare the different letters;
iv. write their own letters from the format seen.
Structure:
Comparing fings according to weight
By the end ofthe lesson, students should be able to:
i. discuss words used in comparison;
ii. form positive, comparative and superlative of as many
adjectives as possible;
iii, use each words in sentences;
iv. compare things that are equal, ,
(d) Writing:
Guided composition:
A motor park
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. describe a motor park they have seen;
ii. discuss the things that make up a motor park;
iii. write a guided composition on the topic:
A Motor Park”.
(f) Dictation and Spelling
-Selected words from the passage
read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. identify new words from the passage;
ii. pronounce the new words;
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words
3
(a) Speech Work:
Aural Discrimination.
/i/ and /e/ – Jell
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. distinguish between the sounds /i/ in fear and the
sound /e/ in fare,
ii. recognize the sounds in words,
iii. draw the contrast between sounds when they are
used in words,
iv. identify them words in short passage.
(b)Structure: Further practice in the
use of tense, present, past, present
perfect and past continuous tense
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the use of the tenses,
ii. constuct sentences using the tenses,
iii. classify the tenses of sentences in a given passage
(c) Reading:By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. analyze the passage;
ii. skim for the main points in the passage;
iii. scan for specific information;
iv. extract new words orally and in written form, from
the passage.
(d)Writing: Giving an account of
visits to place of interest e.g local
market, supermarket, idanre hills
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i, give an account of a visit to a market or supermarket
or hill they have been to;
ii. identify major features of the places visited;
iii. write a composition on the topic
(e)Dictation: Spelling, Selected
words from the passage read.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words from the passage;
ii. write the meaning or the new word in passage:
iii. make a sentence with these words:
iv, write down the dictated words;
(f) Supplementary
Reading
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. share with other pupils the story read;
ii, discuss lessons leamt from the book:
iii. relate events in the story to their personal lives.
4
(a)Speech Work:
Aural discrimination /a:/ and /):/
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. recognize the sounds by pronouncing it in words;
ii. distinguish between the sound la:/ in bar and /):/ in
board;
iii. draw the contrast between sounds when they use the
words;
iv. make simple correct sentences to bring out the sound
and meaning.
(b)Struciure: Giving an account of
visits to place ofinterest e.g tourist
attraction, hospital, court of law
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. describe places of interest they have been to, like a
tourist attraction, hospital, court of law, shopping mall;
ii. make simple correct sentences and punctuations
while witing;
iii. narrate about their visits to places of interest.
c)Reading: Vocabulary and oral
and written comprehension.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. analyzes the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in the passage;
iii. recognize new words that signal details/ illustrations
and examples in the passage
(d)Grammar:Punctuation marks.
Full stop and Question mark
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discribe and discuss the punctuation marks
ii. use both punctuation marks correctly in a sentence
(e) Writing: Composition:
day I shall never forget’
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l, narrate story;
ii, discuss the eletnents of a narrative composition:
iii. write the eonvosition on the given topic.
(f) Dication: spelling, Selected
words from the passage read.
By tho end of the lesson. pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words the passage;
ii. pmnounce the new words:
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words,
5
(a) Speech work:
Aural Discrimination distinguish
between the sound / t/and the
sound//.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. distinguish between the two pair of sounds:
ii. recognize the sounds in words;
iii. draw the contrast between the sounds when they are
used in words;
iv. identify the sounds in a shod passage.
(b) Structure:
Descriptive passage: My visit to
Lagos University Teaching Hospital
By the end Of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. highlight the features of a descriptive essay;
ii. discuss what makes up a good hospital and items in
them;
iii. write a descriptive essay on a visit to any hospital.
(c) Reading: teaching of new words,
spellings (Comprehension)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i, analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting ideas
in the passage;
iii. recognize new words that signal details/ illustrations
and examples in the passage
(d) Grammar:
Write or copy their own composition
from the substitution table, use
punctuation marks, use link words
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. use the substitution table, punctuation marks and
linking words to write a good composition.
(e) Writing: study the words and
make sentences with them
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. study some groups of words from a selected passage
or text;
ii. construct new sentences from the selected text or
passage;
iii. find the meaning of the new words;
iv. use the new words in new sentences.
(f) Dictation:
Selected words from the passage
read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words from the passage;
ii, pronounce the new words;
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words.
6
(a) Speech Work:
-Aural Discrimination distinguish
between the sound / v/and the
sound/f/.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. distinguish between the consonants sounds in the
words ‘very and ‘ferry’ the sounds in
ii. draw the eontrast sounds they use the
iv. make simple correct sentenees with the sounds and
identify the sounds in a passage.
(b) Structure: Reading letters written
to elder sisters, brother’s father,
teachers and friends
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. discuss the informal letter
iii. read leters written to aunties. sister etc.;
iii. use the format in their own informäl letter.
(c) Reading: Vocabulary and
Comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. analyze the passage
ii. differentiate between the main ideas and surpporting
in the passage;
iii, recognize new words that signal details/ illustration
and examples in the passage.
(d) Grammar:
Comparing things and persons
according to weight, shape, size,
height and distance
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss words used in the comparison
ii. form positive, comparative and superlative, of as
many adjective as possible
iii. use each words in sentence
iv. compare things that are equal
(e) Writing: Composition using
Comparative and superlative
adjectives
By tho end of tho lesson, studontg should bo ablc to:
i. doscnbc adjectives that compares;
ii. show comparative and superlative of words,
iii.write a composition comparing themselves with
someone else e.g. a sibling, family member, or friend
(f) Dictation: Selected words from
the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. pick out new words from the passage;
ii. pronounce the new words;
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words.
(g)Supplemenatry
Reading
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. share with other pupils the story read;
ii, discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii. relate events in the story to their personal lives.
7MID TERM BREAK
8
(a)Speech Work: Aural
Discrimination as /t/ as in tin and // as in thin
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l, distinguish between the two pair of consonant ‘tin’
and ‘thin’;
ii. recognize the sounds in words;
iii. draw the contrast betaeen sounds when they use
the words;
iv. make simple correct sentences with the sounds and
identify the sounds in a passage,
(b) Reading: Vocabulaty and Written
Comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be at)te to:
i. analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas the passage;
iii, recognize new words that signal details/ illustrations
and examples in the passage.
(c) Structure:
Construct Sentences with
Consonants
By tho end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. construct sentences using the consonant sounds;
ii. identify consonant sounds in specific passages and
sentences;
(d) Grammar: Make ten sentences
from this table
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. understand sentence formations;
ii. study how sentences are constructed;
iii. make similar sentences from the examples„
(e) Writing: Fill in the gaps with the
words in the box
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and decode the instructions needed to
fill in the space;
ii. fill in the appropriate words in the right space.
(f) Dictation: Selected words from
the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. identify new words from the passage;
ii. pronounce the new words iii. explain the meaning of
new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words.
9
(a) Speech Work: Using adverb of
Comparison
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i discuss adverbs of comparison
ii. identity advetb and adverb of comparison in
sentences and passages.
iii. use the adverb of comparison in sentence
(c) Vocabulary Development:
Words to watch,(confusing words)
been/being, lose/loose, cite/site/sight,
its/it’s, advice/advise,
junction/juncture, whose/who’s etc
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. reeognise easily confused words in English,
ii. Highlight the differences between/among them;
iii. Use the easily confused words in different contexts
correctly,
(d) Reading:
Vocabulary Oral and written
Corprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. analyze the passage;
ii. skim for the main points in the passage:
iii.scan for the specific information;
iv extract new words orally and in mtten form, from
the passage.
(e) Structute:
use adverb to describe verb
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. describe adverts;
ii. examine adverbs and their types,
iii. use adverbs t0 describe verb in sentences
(f) Grammar:
-Study the sentence with the teacher
and make similar sentences with the
teacher.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. understand sentence formation
ii. study how sentence are constructed
iii. make similar sentences from the example
(e) Writing
Composition about ‘my school’
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. describe the essential characteristics of their school.
ii. discuss about their school
iii. write a composition in ‘my school’
(f) Dictation:
Selected from the passage
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. identify new words from the passage;
ii. pronounce the new words
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words.
(g)Supplemenatry ReadingBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. pick out new words from the passage;
ii. pronounce the new words;
iii. explain the meaning of new words in passage;
iv. make new sentences with these words;
v. write down the dictated words.
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(a)Speech Work:
e.g each, every, both, half, etc
By the end of the lesson, Pupils should be able to
i. discuss distributive determiner
ii. examine the use of distributive determiner
iii. use the distributive determiner in sentences
Reading: Vocabulary and oral and
written comprehension
By the end of the lesson, Pupils should be able to
i. analyze the passage;
ii. skim for the main points in the passage:
iii.scan for the specific information;
iv extract new words orally and in mtten form, from the
passage.
(c) Structure Use of Determiners.
each, every. all, either , this. their,
that, those etc
By the cnd of tho lesson, pupils should bo to:
i. list examples of determiners,
ii. state the types of determiners
iii. identify the use of determiners in a given passage;
iv use them in written sentence
(d) Grammar: Fill in the blank space
with words from the passage.
By thc end of thc lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and decode the instructions needed to fill
in the space.
ii. fill in the right and accurate words in the right space,
iii. Fill in the blank space with words from the passage.
(e) Writting Determiners (Contd)By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. make more sentences with the distributive
determiners;
ii. identify the distributive determiners in sentences and
passages.
(f) Dictation Selected words from the
passage
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. identify new words from the passage;
ii, write the rneaning of ren word in passage;
iii. rnake a sentence with three words;
iv. write down the dictated words.
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Speech Work:
Pronunciation Practice Consonants,
/l/, /r/, /s/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. pronounce the sounds correctly,
ii. orally identify words with sounds
iii. identify the sounds in words in a passage
(b) Reading: Vocabulary and Oral and
Written Comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in the passage;
iii. recognize new words that signal details/ illustrations
and examples in the passage
(c) Structure: Construct sentences
using substitution tables.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. construct new sentences using substitution table;
ii. understand the process of sentence formations.
(d) Writing: Expository writingBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. discuss an expository composition;
ii. examine the features and structure;
iii. write an expository composition.
(e) Dictation/ Spellings: Selected
words from the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
I. identify new words from the passage;
ii. Write the meaning of new word in passage;
iii. make a sentence with these words;
iv. write down the dictated words.
11-12Revision and Examination

Primary 4 Third Term Scheme of Work for English Studies

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 4
 SUBJECTEnglish Studies
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1
Review of primary three third term work
 
2
(a) Speech Work: Ietters to An old classmate,
mother, aunties, and old neighbour
By the end of thc lesson, pupils should bc ablo to:
i. discuss tho features of an informal letter;
ii, identify oral and written exercises on tho Ictter;
iii, use the format in writing their own letter.
(b) Reading letters written to An old classmate,
mother, an old neighbour
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. read letters written to class mates, mother etc,
ii. draw out important features of letter writing;
iii. compare the different letters;
iv. write their own letters from the format seen,
(c) Comparing to weight size, height distance,
Shape and quality

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. discuss words used in comparison;
ii, form positive, comparative and superlative of as
many adjectives as possible;
iii. use each word in sentence
iv. compare things that are equal,
(d) Grammar: Complete the following from the
story that has just been read.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. anzwer and complete the queston askedd from the
story that has just been read
(e) Writing: Guided composition: A motor parkBy the end of tho lcssonj students should be able to:
l. describe a motor park they have seen;
ii. discuss the things that makes up a motor park,
iii. write a guided; composition on the topic:
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(f) Dictation and Spelling : Selected words
from the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. combine letters together to form words;
ii. construct new words and sentences etc
3
(a) Speech Work: Aural
Discrimination. /i/- /e/
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. distinguish between the sounds /i/ in fear and the
sound /e/ in fare;
ij. recognize the sounds in words;
iii. draw the contrast between sounds when they are
used in words;
iv. identify them words in short passage.

(b)Structure: Further practice in the use
of tense, present, past, present perfect
and past continuous tense
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. identify the use of the tenses;
ii. constuct sentences using the tenses;
iii. classify the tenses of sentences in a given passage
(c)Reading: Teaching of new words,
oral and written comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. analyze the passage;
ii. skim for the main points in the passage;
iii. scan for the specific information;
iv. extract new words orally and in written form, from
the passage.
(d)Writing: Giving an account of visits
to ‘hace of interest e.g local market,
supermarket, idanre hills
By the end of tho lesson, studcnts should bo able to;
i. give an account of a visit to the market or supermarkct
or hill thcy have been to;
ii, identify major features of the places visited;
iii. write a composition on the topic.
(e) Dictation: Spelling, Selected words
from the passage read
By the cnd of the lesson, pupils should bc ablc to:
l. identify new words from the passage:
ii. write the meaning of new word in passage;
iii. make a sentence with these words;
iv. write down the dictated words;
(f) Supplementary ReadingBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. share with other pupils the story read;
ii. discuss lessons learnt from the book.
iii. relate events in the story to their personal lives.
4
((a)Speech Work:
Aural discriminztion /a: and /i:/
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. recognize the sounds by pronouncing its sound in
words;
ii. distinguish between the sound /a:/ in bar and /i:/ in
board;
iii. draw the contrast between sounds when they use the
words;
iv. make simple correct sentences to bring out the sound
and meaning.
(b)Structure: Giung an account of
visits to plaæ of interest e.g tourist
atraction. hospital, court of law
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. descnbe places of interest they have been to,
like a tourist attraction, hospital, court of law Shopping
mall;
ii make simple correct sentences and
p.rduatms in. btunstotrn on how to wnto the account,
tv wnte about their Visits to places of Interest
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(c)Reading: Vocabulary and Oral and
Written Comprehension.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting ideas
in the passage;
iii. recognize new words that signal details/ illustrations
and examples in the passage
(d)Grammar:
Punctuation marks.
Full stop and Question mark
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. identify the punctuation marks;
ii. describe and discuss the punctuation marks;
iii. use both punctuation marks correctly in sentences
(e) Writing: Composition:
A day I shall never forget
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. narrate a story;
ii. discuss the elements of a narrative composition;
iii. write the composition on the given topic.
(f) Dication: spelling.
Selected words from the passage read.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. combine letters together to form words;
ii. construct new words and sentences.
5
(a) Speech work: Aural Discrimination
distinguish between the sound
/a:/ in lark and the /):/ sound in lock.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. distinguish between the two pair of sounds;
ii. recognize the sounds in words;
iii. draw the contrast between the sounds when they are
used in words;
iv. identify the sounds in a short passage.
(b) Structure: Descriptive passage:
My visit to Lagos University
Teaching Hospital
By the end of the lesson, pupils should bc able to:
i. highlight the features of a descriptive;
ii. discuss what makes up a good hospital and items in
them;
iii. write a descriptive essay on a visit to any hospital.
(c) Reading: teaching of new words,
spellings (Comprehension)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in the passage;
iii. recognize new words that signal details/ illustrations
and examples in the passage
(d) Grammar:
Write or copy their own composition
from the substituton table, use
punctuation marks, use link words
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. use the substitution table, punctuation marks and
linking words to write a good composition.
(e) Writing: study the words and
make sentences with them
By the end of the lesson, studénts should be able to:
l. study some groups of words from a selected passage
or text;
ii. construct new sentences from the selected text or
passage;
iii, find the meaning of the new words.
(f) Dictation:
Selected words from the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. combine letters together to form words;
ii. construct new words and sentences.
6
(a) Speech work: Aural Discrimination
distinguish between the sound
/);/ in bud and the /3:/ sound in bird.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be ablo to:
i. distinguish between the two pairs of vowels
ii. recognoze the sounds in words
iii. draw the conttrast between sounds when they are
used in words
iv. make simple correct sentences with the sounds and
identify the sounds in the passage
(b) Structure:
Reading letters written to elder sistets,
brothers, father, teacher and friends
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be ablo to:
i. discuss the informal letter
ii. read letters written to uncle, sisters, etc.
iii. use the format in their own informal letter
(e) Reading:
Vocabulary and comprehension.
By tho end of tho lesson, pupils should bc ablo to:
i. understands and analyze tho passage;
ii, differontiato betweon main idoas and supporting
idias in the passage,
iii. recognize new words that signal details/ illustrations
and examples in the passage.
iv. find the meanings of the new words
d) Grammar: comparing things and
persons according to weight, shape.
size, height, distance
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. discuss words used in comparison;
ii, form positive, comparative and superlative or as
many adjectives as possible;
iii. use each words in scntcncos;
iv. compare things that are oqual.
(e) Writing:
Comparative and superlative
adjectives
By the end of thc lesson, students should bc ablo to:
l. describe adjectives that compares;
ii. show comparative and superlative of words;
iii. use the words in sentences.
(f) Selected words from the passage
read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
I, identify new words from the passage;
ii. write the meaning of the new words;
iii. construct new sentences with these words,’
iv. wite down the dictated
(g) Supplementary ReadngBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. share with other pupils the story read;
ii. discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii. relate events in the story to their personal lives.
7MID TERM BREAK
8
(a)Speeeh Work:
Aural Discimination /t/ tin and //thin
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. distinguish between the two pair of consonanttin and
thin;
ii. recognize the sounds in words;
iii. draw the contrast between sounds when they use the
words;
iv. make simple correct sentences with the sounds and
identify the sounds in a passage.
(b) Reading: Vocabulary and Oral and
Written Comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. analyze the passage;
ii. skim for the main points in the passage;
iii. scan for the specific information;
iv. extract new words from the passage.
(c) Structure:
construct sentences with consonants
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. construct sentences using the consonant sounds;
ii. identify consonant sounds in specific passages and
sentences.
(d) Grammar. Make ten sentences
from this table.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i.understand sentence formations;
ii. study how sentences are constructed;
iii.make similar sentences from the examples.
(e) Writing:
Fill in the gaps with the words in
the box
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and decode the instructions needed to fill
in the space;
ii. fill in the right and accurate words in the right space.
(f) Dictation: Selected words from the
passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. combine letters together to form words;
ii. construct new words and sentences.
9
(a)Speech Work:
Using adverb of comparison
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. discuss adverb of comparison;
ii. identify adverbs and adverb of comparison in
sentences and passages;
iii. use the adverb of comparison in sentences.
(b) Reading: Vocabulary and Oral and
Written Comprehension
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
I, analyze the passage;
ii. skim for the main points in the passage;
iii. scan for the specific information;
iv. extract new words orally and in written form, from
the passage.
(c) Structure:
Use adverbs to describe verbs
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. describe adverbs;
ii examine adverbs and their types;
iii, use adverbs to describe verbs in sentences;
(d) Grammar.
Study the sentences with the teacher
and make similar sentences the
teacher.
By the end the lesson. students should be how
i. understand sentence formattion.
ii. study how sentences are constructed;
iii. make similar sentences from examples.
(e) Writing:
Compostion about My family,
My father
By the end cf he lesser, pupils should be abIe to:
i describe the essential characteristics of their
ii. discuss about their schools;
iii. write a compation on my school
(f) Dictation:
Selected words from the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. combine letters togeter to form words;
ii. constuct new words and sentences.
(g)SuppIementaryBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be to:
i. share with other pupils the stony read;
ii. discuss lessons leant from the book;
iii. relate events in thestcry to their personal lives
10
(a)Speech Work: Articles determinersBy the end cf the lessen, students should be a>te to:
l. discuss articles (determiners):
ii. examine the uses of determiners:
iii, use the articles in sentences.
(b) Reading comprehension:
Vocabulary and
Oral and Written Comprehension.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be to:
i. analyze the for the main points in the passage;
iii. scan for the specific information;
iv. extract new words orally and in written form, from
the passage.
(c) Structure: Use structure with these
determiners
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. use structures with these determiners;
ii. use them in wåtten sentence.
(d) Grammar: Fill in the blank space
with words from the passage.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and decode the instructions needed to fill
in the space;
ii. fill in the right and accurate words in the right space;
iii. fili in the blank spaces with words from the passage
(e) Writing:
possessive determiners (Contd)
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. identify possessive determiners;
ii. use the possessive determiners in sentences and
passages;
iii. fill a passage with possessive deterrniners.
(f) Dictation:
Selected words from the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
l. identity new words from the passage;
ii. wite the meaning of new word in passage;
iii. make a sentence these words;
iv. write down the dictated words.
11
(a)Speech Work:
Pronunciation practice Consonant
/l/,/r/, /s/ and z
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. pronounce the sounds correctly,
ii. orally identify words with sound;
iii. identify the sounds in words in a passage
(b) Reading:
Vocabulary Oral and Written
Comprehension.
By tho end of the Icsson, pupils should be able to:
i. understand and analyze the passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in the passage;
iii. recognize new words that signal details/illustrations
and examples in the passage.
(c) Stmcture: Construct sentences
using substitution tables.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. construct new sentences using substitution table;
ii. understand the process of sentence formations.
(d) Writing: ExpositoryBy the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
l. discuss an expository composition;
ii. examine the features and structure;
iii. write an expository composition,
(e) Diction/ Spellings:
Selected words from the passage read
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words from the passage;
ii. write the meaning of new word in passage;
iii. make a sentence with these words;
iv. write down the dictated words.
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