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English Studies for Primary 5 centres on how the pupils will know how to describe and pronounce English words, form sentences and paragraphs with appropriate linking words, deduce lessons from text, develop the ability to debate on topics and construct sentences grammatically.

The scheme is divided into six parts; Speech work, structure, comprehension, vocabulary development, writing and dictation.  Each week covers topics that would be treated under these parts to enhance the pupils’ spoken and written  English.

Some of the topics covered in this class are; Intonation patterns, stress and rhyme, active voice and passive voice, abbreviations and acronyms, letter writing, oral composition, expressing function of objects, observing and reporting things, descriptive essay etc. 

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Primary 5 First Term Scheme of Work for English Studies

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHEMES
OF WORK FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
English Studies Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 5
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTEnglish Studies
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1
(a) Speech work:
Intonation patterns, stress and rhyme
By thc end of thc lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify rising and falling tone;
ii. use the tones and stress in songs;
iii. compare the rhythmic pattern of each song with
one another.
iv) compose the different rhymes
(b) Structure: Review of tensesBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. list the types of tense
ii. use the tenses in sentences,
iii. interpret actions in pictures in accordance to
time (tenses)
iv. classify the tenses of sentences used in a given
passage.
(c) Comprehension: (Reading Skills)
Reading to comprehend main ideas
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the topic sentence in each paragraph;
ii. establish the relationship between the topic
sentence(s) and the main idea in a given passage;
iii. attach contextual meanings to new words found
in a given passage.
(d) Vocabulary Development
Words associated with family relation
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. list minimum of fifteen related words for family
relationship,
ii. explain the following terms marriage, birth,
couple, kinship. uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, cousin,
brother-in-law
iii. use the sentences
iv. compose compositions on the family.
e. Writing: Essay Writing on
“How I spent my Last Holiday”.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the features of a narrative essay
ii. discuss their experiences on the previous holiday
iii. write an essay on how they spent their last holiday
(f) Dictations for the WeekLearners are to be guided to master the spellings and
meanings of the following words: excited, terminus,
rapidly, whizzing, numerous, famous, unique,
thoroughly, invitation, recklessly
2
(a) Speech work:
vowel sounds /æ/ and /a:/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify and distinctively pronounce the vowel
sounds / eel and /a:/.
ii. draw the contrast between the sounds when used
in words
iii. use each word in sentence.
(b) Structure: Making Sentences with
Modal Auxiliaries
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. explain and provide examples of modal auxiliaries
(must, ought to, will, have to, shall, can, must etc.)
ii. use the modal auxiliaries in sentences
ii. infer the functions of modal auxiliaries in each
sentence (such as futurity, possibility, certainty,
willingness, unwillingness, obligation, permission,
request)
iv, compare using of modal auxiliaries for making
polite requests with casual requests.
(c)Comprehension and Vocabulary:
Health and Safety
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. identify words related to health and safety in a
given passage
ii. write the meaning of the identified words and use
them in another meaningful sentence.
iii. demonstrate how each \vord is applicable to
health and safety
iv. derive answers from the passage to the given
questions
(d) Writing:
Letter writing Guided Informal Letter
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify informal letters;
ii. discuss the features of an informal letter;
iii. write a letter to a close relative or a friend in
another town.
(e) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Monogamy, polygamy, dormitory, habitation,
apartment, orphanage, surgery, infirmary, dispensary,
hospice
3(a) Speech work:By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify and pronounce vowel sounds /I/, /u/ and
/u:/ correctly
ii. write the words containing the sounds,
iii. construct sentences with the pairs of sounds
 (b) Structure:
Active voice and Passive Voice
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. identify active and passive sentences
ii. change active sentences to passive sentences;
iii. change passive sentences to active sentences;
iv. analyze the features of active voice and passive
voice
 (c)Comprehension and Vocabulary:
Consumer Rights.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in each paragraph;
ii. recognize the unfamiliar words in a given passage
iii. Construct sentences with the new words
iv. establish the relationships between the main ideas
and connecting ideas using evidence from the
 d) Supplementary Reading:
Story Book
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.
 (e) Dictation for the week:Learners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Ablaze, institution, sachet, national, measurement,
rhetoric, academics, fashion, village, transaction
4
Speech Work
Sound /u/ and /u:/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify and pronounce vowel sounds /u/ and
/u:/ correctly
ii. write the words containing the sounds,
iii. construct sentences with the pairs of sounds
(b) Structure:
Using Adjective in Speaking and
Writing
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe adjective with adequate example
ii. use adjective for comparison(positive, comparative,
superlative)
iii. compose different sentence using adjective infer
function of adjective in a sentence
(c) Comprehension:
Paragraph from children’s novel
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read and analyze selected children’s novel
ii. identify keywords/sentence that signal main ideas
iii. put the keywords in sentence
iv. derive factual information from selected text
v. establesh relationship between surporting ideas
using evidence from the passage
vi. infer implied meaning of ideas in a passage
(d) Writing: DescriptiveBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. mention and explain each features of descriptive
essay
ii. describe their best friend
iii. write a descriptive essay on ‘my favorite friend’
(e) Dictations for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
dialect, rhythm, transformation, seizure, psychology,
unprecedented, gymnastics, aesthetics,
accommodation, occasion
5
(a) Speech work: Minimal Pairs
Vowel sounds /e/ and /o:/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize and pronounce the sounds /e/ and /0:/
correctly
ii. generate ten words containing the sounds
iii. contrast between the sounds when used in words
construct sentences with the pairs of sounds.
(b) Structure: AdverbsBy the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. describe adverbs with adequate examples
ii. use adverbs for comparison
(positive, comparative and superlative)
iii. compose different sentences using adverbs
iv. infer functions of adverbs in sentences
c) Comprehension:
Emphasis on supporting details, tone,
mood and purpose
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the rnain idea in a text;
ii. analyze a text to bring out its mood and purpose;
iii. relate the issue raised in the text to their real life
experiences
iv. describe the supporting details using evidence
from the passage
(d)Writing:
Guided Formal Letter Writing
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. list and describe features of formal writing
ii. analyze the style and pattern of sentence structure
use for official/formal letter
iii. write formal letter
(e) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
fallacy, mismanagement, implicite, privilage, indigent,
magnanimous, machine, escorter, information,
ridiculous,
6
(a) Speech work:
Making Polite Requests
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize a situation where need to politely request
something
ii. make a polite request
iii. differentiate between a polite and rude
request/answers
iv. carry on a polite and respectful conversation
(b) Structure:
using direct and indirect speech
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify sentences reported speech
ii. change direct speech to reported speech and vice
versa
iii. criticize ten different sentence to discover the basic
rules guiding change of direct speech to reported speech
(c) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development:
National Social Service Institutions,
eg CPC, FRSC, ICPC, NAFDAC,
NDLEA, NEMA
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read to draw out meanings from the selected passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in a given passage;
iii recognize the key words and the easily confused
words in the given passage, and use them in different
contexts correctly.
iv answer factual and other questions from the selected
text.
(d) Writing- Descriptive Guided
Composition on Bicycle/ Automobile
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. highlight the features of a descriptive essay;
ii. describe the features of an object;
iii. develop outlines for a descriptive essay;
iv. write a descriptive essay on either of the following:
Bicycle or Automobile.
e) Supplementary Reading: PlayBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i share with other pupils the drama book read;
ii discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii relate events in the story to their personal lives.
(f )Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Trial, tramway, aircraft, balloon, barrow, truck, delivery,
diesel truck, elevator,
7A. Mid-term tests
B, Open day
C. Mid-term break
D. Homework
Learners are to be guided to learn the following words:
analysis, foreigner, fetter, conflagration, concede,
Perplex, lucid, aggravate, ambiguous, camouflage.
8
(a) Speech work
Contrasting Consonant Sounds
/p/ and /f/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize and pronounce the sounds /p/ and/f/
correctly
ii. generate ten words containing the sounds
iii. draw the contrast between the sounds when used in
words e.g. pill, fill
iv. construct sentences with the pairs of sounds.
(b) Structure: Making Reported
Command and Reported Questions
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the use of command and interrogative
statement
ii. change direct command and questions to reported
command and questions
iii. analyze sentence structure of direct and reported
command
(c ) Comprehension Reading on
Education such as Moral, Value etc
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. diffentiate between main ideas and surpporting ideas
ii. construct sentence with the key words and unfamiliar
words derived from the passage.
iii. infer implied meanings or ideas in the passage
(d)Writing: Descriptive Essay.
Describe your House or School.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe the key features of their house or school;
ii. develop outlines for ether ‘My House’ or ‘My School’;
iii. write a descriptive essay on any of the topics
e) Supplementary Reading: PoemsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i share with other pupils the poems read;
ii. discuss the main idea of the poem
iii. discuss lessons learnt from the poems;
iv. relate events in the poem to their personal lives.
(d) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
publication, insurance, management, economical,
lightning, flight, midnight, python, nylon, thigh
9
(a) Speech work
Contrast sounds /S/ and/tS/
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. recognize and pronounce the sounds /S/ end /tS/
ii. cite examples of words containing the sounds
iii. contrast the pairs with ten words each
(b) Structure: Sentence
Building
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. define and idcntify sentences with examples
ii. analyse simple sentence constituent
iii. construct different forms of simple sentence
iv. create brief stories in simple sentences
(c)Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development:
Reading on Information
Communication Technology
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. draw inferences from passages after reading;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in a given passage;
iii. construct sentences with the key words and
unfamiliar words derived from the passage,
iv. infer implied meanings of ideas in the passage
(d)Writing: Comparison of Formal
and-Informal Letters
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. distinguish between formal and informal letters;
ii. state the features and format of a formal letter;
iii. write a letter of invitation
e) Dictation for theLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Campaign , hypocrisy, financial, secretariat, apparatus,
commitment, purchase, privilege, maintenance,
endurance
10
(a) Speech work: Intonation Practice
in Statements, Questions, Commands
and Request
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify intonation symbols and mention the types of
intonation patterns (such as falling, rising, fallingrising,
rising-falling intonations)
ii. explain intonation patterns in statements,
iii. construct sentences (e.g. statements, questions,
commands, requests) and indicate their intonation
patterns
iv. act a short play using the intonation patterns for
communication
(b)Structure: Present Perfect TenseBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the present perfect tense
ii. give examples of present perfect tense
iii. convert present tense to present perfect tense with
examples
(c)Ccmprehension and
Vocabulary Development
(Attribute of Truthfulness)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify and explain the key word in the passage:
ii. use the key words and unfamiliar words in sentences
iii. deduce the main ideas and supporting ideas from the
given passage
iv. infer the appropriate answers from the given passage
to questions;
(d ) Writing:
Debate: “Corporal punishment should
not be enforced in school”
By the end of the lesson, pupils should bo able to:
i. describe characteristics of a debate
ii. explain the registers of debate
iii. demonstrate understanding of debate procedures
(f )Dictation for the weekLeamers are to be guided to leam the following words:
disgusting, copious, publicize, disciplined, overcome,
subordination, traficking, fickle, jubilant, rhythmical
11
(a) Speech work: /p/ and /b/By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. recognize and pronounce the sounds /p/ and /b/
ii. cite examples of words containing the sounds
iii. contrast the pairs with ten words each
(b) Comprehension and Vocabulary
development:
Reading a non-fiction passage
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the topic sentence in each paragraph;
ii. establish the relationship between the topic
sentence(s) and the main idea in a given passage;
iii. attach contextual rneanings to new words found in a
given passage.
(c) Writing: Reply to formal and
informal invitations
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. distinguish the contents or styles of an invitation letter
from a response(reply) to an invitation letter;
ii. differentiate between the features of a formal
invitation to an informal invitation.
iii. write a reply to a birthday party invitation
(d )Dictations for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
vandalism, sausage, sanctuary, scapegoat, prejudice,
rainforest, rebellion, spectacles, supreme, species
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13EXAMINATION

Primary 5 Second Term Scheme of Work for English Studies

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTEnglish Studies
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1
(a) Structure:
Abbreviations and Acronyms
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the features of abbreviated forms of words;
ii. differentiate between abbreviations and acronyms;
iii. apply standard English conventions in abbreviations
of common words.
iii) compose the different forms of short letters/texts
(b) Stucture:
Review of reported speech (command)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. mention the rules guiding the reported speech;
ii. form command sentence;
iii. convert direct command sentence to reported
command
iv. demonstrate the use of direct and reported
commands in class
(c) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development Reading to comprehend
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the topic sentence in each paragraph;
ii. establish the relationship between the topic
sentence(s) and the rnain idea in a given passage:
iii. attach contextual meanings to new words found in a
given passage,
iv. construct sentences with the new words
(d). Writing: Letter Writing.
Responding to a Formal Invitation
e.g. weddings, chieftaincy etc.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. make a list of occasions for formal invitation;
ii. give reasons for formal invitation
iii. identify the features of formal invitations;
iv. write responses to formal invitations
(f) Dictations for the weekLearners are to be guided to master the spellings and
meanings of the following words:
Resident, electoral, emergency, experience,
imprisonment, convicted, transmit, statistics, libration,
diplomatic
2
(a) Speech work: Oral Composition
talking about myself, family and
environment
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. say out loud/pronounce relevant words on the topic.
ii Compose sentences sequentially on the topic;
iii develop ability to speak fluently about family
(b) Structure:
Word Bank and Sentence Building
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. make many new words from a given words define
and provide examples of modal auxiliaries
(must, ought to, will, have to, shall, can, must etc.)
ii. complete phrases with sentences;
iii summarise a long sentence;
(c)Comprehension and Vocabulary:
Law and Order
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. identify words related to law and order in a given
passage
ii. write the meaning of the identified words and use
them in another meaningful sentence.
iii. demonstrate how each word is applicable to law and
iv. derive answers from the passage to the given
questions
(d ) Writing: Formal Invitation as
Opposed to Letter Writing
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. recall and describe formal invitations and letter
writing
ii. contrast the features of formal invitation and letter
writing;
iii. write a formal invitation and a formal letter.
(e) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Superintend, extraordinaire, entrepreneur, official,
saboteur, journalism, supersede, guarantee,
isolationism, evolutionary
3
(a) Speech work: Dialogue on the
experience of national Issues
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify proper ethics of discussion;
ii. demonstrate good mastery of words pronunciation,
stress placement on word and intonations in sentences
iii. express their thoughts on the given topic fluently;
(b)Structure: Making and Responding
Requests (Sentence Building)
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. identify differences between making requests and
responding to offers
ii. classify the appropriate words that are for polite and
casual request making
iii. form examples of request making with their
responses
(c)Comprehension and Vocabulary:
‘Children’s Novel’
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i) differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in each paragraph;
ii. recognize the unfamiliar words in a selected passage
iii. Construct sentences with the words
iv. Infer implied meanings of ideas in the passage
(d ) Writing: Letter writing
Informal Letter
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the features of an informal letter;
ii. read a comprehension passage written in an informal
letter form;
iii. write letters to friends in another schools about their
school’s activities.
e.Supplementary Reading: Story BookBy 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.
(f) Dictation for the week:Learners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Exhaust, cashmere, champagne, schedule, fascism,
controversial, chassis, gestation.
4
(a) Speech work: Discussion on Roles
of Individual Members of the Family
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i mention words associated with family;
ii use the family related words for sentence building;
iii act roles of family members with adequate discussion;
iv compose poems on family.
(b) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development: children’s poems
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. read selected children’s poems rhythmically.
ii. dentify key words/lines that signal main ideas;
iii. construct sentences/ poems with the words in
another context;
iv. answer questions from the poems.
(c)Writing:
Acknowledging Receipt of letters of
Congratulations and Sympathy
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the features of acknowledgment letters
ii. describe the style of such letter
iii. compose/write an acknowledgement letter with
appropriate register.
(d) Dictations for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Allusion, elation, treasure, thistle, chamois, confer,
mortgage, abattoir, nightingale, colonel.
5
(a) Speech work
Consonant Contrast /s/ and /z/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize and pronounce the sounds /s/ and
/z/ correctly
ii. generate tens words containing the sounds
iii. draw the contrast beueen the sounds when used in
words
iv. construct sentences with the pairs of sounds.
(b) Structure: Types of Clause:
-Independent and Dependent Clause.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the meaning of the term “clause”;
ii. differentiate between independent and dependent
clauses;
iii. identify independent and dependent clauses in
sentences.
(c) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development:Emphasis on new
words, and meaning/Purpose
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words in a selected passage and use them
in another context:
ii. analyze the passage to bring out the main idea and
purpose;
iii, answer questions from passage.
(d)Writing:
Letter Asking for Special Favours
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. explain the features of letter; of request
ii, analyze the style and tone of request letter;
iii. write a letter of request
(e ) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Confidential, conspicuous, apostrophe, courtesy,
simultaneous, trivialize, busyness, terrestrial,
erosion, suspicion
6
(a) Speech work:
A Folktale on Reward and Punishment
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i describe the features of folktales;
ii explain the purpose of folktales;
iii present folktales;
iv deduce/infer lessons from the folktales.
b) Structure Comparing Objects and
People Using “same as”
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize the use of comparison in any given passage
ii. mention situation in which same as could be used
iii. generate sentences With the use of “sarne as”
(c) Comprehension and
Vocabulary
Development:
Emphasis on New words and Meaning, simile and metaphor.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read to draw out simile and metaphor from the
selected passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in a given passage;
iii. recognize the key words and the easily confused
words in the given passage, and use them in different
contexts correctly
iv. infer implied meanings of ideas in the passage
(d) Writing-
Letter of Absence from School
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the features of letter of permission
ii. describe the style of such letter
iii. compose/write a letter of absence from school with
appropriate register.
e) Supplementary Reading: PlayBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. share with other pupils the drama text read;
ii discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii relate events in the story to their personal lives.
f) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Devastate, surcharge, indictment, confiscate,
demonstrate, revenue, jersey, promulgate,
demonstrator , collaboration
7A. Mid-term tests
B. Open day
C. Mid-term break
D. Homework
Learners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Refinery, defensible, interference, disputation,
presidency, defensible, politician, impossible,
meditative, valedictory.
8
(a) Speech work:
Expressing Function of Object
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. describe functions of ‘object’ and mention its types
ii. distinguish objects from other items in sentences
iii. complete sentences with objects.
iv. generate five sentences and mention objects there
(b) Structure:
Expressing Consequences or Cause
and Effect with Use of “So…that”
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the use of “so…that” in given sentences;
ii. discuss ways of joining simple sentences to form
longer ones
iii. construct sentences by using ‘so that’ to express
cause and effect, result, purpose, consequence
(c ) Cornprehension and
Vocabulary Development:
Deriving New Words and Meaning
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. draw inferences from after reading,
ii. differentiate between ideas and supporting ideas a
given passage,
iii. construct sentences the Key and unfamiliar words
derived from the passage,
iv. provide ansßers to the questions that follow the
passage.
(d) Writing: Writing formal and
informal invitation letter
By the end of the lesson, •pupils should be able to:
i. distinguish the contents or styles of a formal and
informal invitation letters:
ii. differentiate between the features of a formal
invitation to an informal invitation.
iii. write a formal and an informal invitation on any
occasion
e) Supplementary Reading: PoemsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i share with other pupils the poems read;
ii discuss lessons learnt from the poems;
iii relate events in the story to their personal lives.
(f) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
gubematorial, controversial, contemporaneous, editorial,
herbaceous, negotiation, experimental, electrician
humanitarian, electrician
9
(a) Speech work:
-Intonation Practice passage
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read aloud, as a drill, to master the intonation patterns
in a given script;
ii. draw out the intonation patterns in a given recorded
dialogues;
iii. create dialogue to generate intonation in commands.
(b)Structure: ArticlesBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. give examples of definite and indefinite articles;
ii. distinguish between definite and indefinite articles;
iii. use definite and indefinite articles in sentences
C) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development:
Teaching New Words and Meaning
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize simile and metaphor used in the passage;
ii. identify key information from the passage
iii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in a given passage;
iv. construct sentences with the key words and
unfamiliar words derived from the passage,
(d)Writing-
Letter of Congratulation
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the features of letter of congratulation
ii. describe the style of such letter
iii. compose/write a letter of congratulation with
appropriate register.
(e ) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
mosquitoes, aggravate, yoghurt, constructive,assuage,
deluge, ingredientj vanguard, retreated convocation,
10
(a) Speech work: Children’s NovelBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read the text audibly and pronounce the new words
correctly,
ii. construct sentences with the identified new words
orally;
iii discuss orally the meanings and lesson they can derive
from the text
iv answer questions follow the passage orally.
(b ) Structure: Construction with the
Past Tense, then Past Perfect Tense
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the past perfect tense
ii. give examples of past perfect tense
iii. covert past tense to past perfect tense with examples
(c)Comprehension and
Vocabulary Development
Health: Sickness and Cure for Human
Ailments
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify and explain the key word in the passage:
ii. use the key words and unfamiliar words in sentences
iii. deduce the main ideas and supporting ideas from the
given passage
iv. infer the appropriate answers from the given passage
to questions;
(d ) Writing:
Writing Indicating Direction
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the features of giving directions
ii. draw out a layout of directions
iii. write direction to a specific place.
(e)Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Phoenix, bouquet,
11
(a) Speech work
Diphthongs
Contrast /ie/ and /ei/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize and pronounce the sounds /ie/ and
/ei/ correctly
ii. generate tens words containing the sounds
iii. draw the contrast between the sounds when used in
words
iv. construct sentences with the pairs of sounds.
(b) Structure: Verb Phrase as Verb
Phrase Compliment
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain verb phrase compliment in English grammer
ii. describe two grammatical function that can function
as verb phrase compliment
(c) Comprehension and Vocabulary
development: Reading for further
understanding of relationship between ideas
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the topic sentence in each paragraph;
ii. establish the relationship between the topic
sentence(s) and the main idea in a given passage;
iii. attach contextual meanings to new words found in a
given passage.
(d)Writing-
Letter of Appreciation
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. explain the features of letter of appreciation
ii. describe the style of such letter
iii. compose/write a letter of appreciation with
appropriate register.
(e )Dictations for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
stationary, stationery, monosyllabic, confusions,
interdenominational, matriculation, typographical.
inarticulate , distinctive, deception.
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Primary 5 Third Term Scheme of Work for English Studies

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 5
 SUBJECTEnglish Studies
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1
(a) Speech work: Intonation
Practice passage (Request)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read dialogues aloud repeatedly to master the
intonation patterns in a given script;
ii. draw out the intonation patterns in a given recorded
dialogues;
iii.create dialogue to generate intonation in request form.
(b) Structure:
Linking Words: such as although,
because, but, so-..that etc,
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify linking words;
ii. classify linking words according to their functions;
iii. form sentences and paragraphs with linking words.
c) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Developrnent
Reading to comprehend main ideas
and acquire new words main ideas and
acquire new words
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify the topic sentence in each paragraph,
ii. establish the relationship between the topic and the
main idea in a given passage;
iii. attach contextual meanings to new words found in a
given passage.
iv) construct sentences with the new words
(d)Writing: Composition involving
expression of personal opinion.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. state qualities of expressing opinions: e.g.
ii identify common phrases for opinions
iii describe how people express their opinions
e.g. They can agree or disagree with one another.
iv. discus the procedures for expressing personal or
general opinions; e.g. formal or informal procedures
v. compose/write an essay on a given topic to express
ones opinion .
(e) Dictations for the
Week
Learners are to be guided to learn the following words:
merchandise, bribery, torture, corporal, immediately,
opportunity, recognizes, vacuum, accidentally,
ubiquitous.
2
(a) Speech work:
Expressing Congratulations
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify congratulatory speech presentation
ii. use appreciation words
(like: Excellent! Well done! keep it up) to acknowledge
the effort, dedication, or skill of someone;
iii. discuss the qualities of a good congratulatory speech;
iv. express good wishes for future success to improve
English speaking skill
(b) Structure: Passage based on
illustrating ‘When’ adverbial structure
By the end of the lesson, students should be able
to:
i. identify adverbials in sentencesj;
ii. examine the use and function of ‘when’ in sentences;
iii construct long sentences with ‘when;
(c) Comprehension and
Vocabulary Development Emphasis on new
Words and Meaning/Purpose
By the end of thc lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words in a selected passage and use them
in another context;
ii. analyze the passage to bring out the main idea and
purpose;
iii. answer questions from the selected passage.
(d)Writing: Expository Essay:
Basic Concept of Drug Abuse
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify and describe the features of an expository
essay;
ii discuss the topic orally;
iii compose and write an essay on a drug abuse.
(e) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Camouflage, demitasse, glucose, inexorable, occasionally
prescience, superintendent, department, embrace,
eliminate
3
(a) Speech work: Observing and
reporting things, complete action
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) identity the features of report presentation;
(ii) explain the style of report;
(iii) present a report on an incident orally.
(b ) Structure:
Passage Based on
Conversation with ‘that / which’
Adjectival Clause
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
I. identify the use of that/which adjectival clause in a
given passage;
ii. insert ‘that/which ‘appropriately in a fill in the gap
passage;
iii. match make/ connect noun phrases and clauses
together with ‘that/which’ to form sentences
(iv) form sentences and paragraphs with the use
that/which;
(c)Comprehension and Vocabulary:
Road Safety
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. differentiate between main ideas and supporting ideas
in each paragraph;
ii. recognize the unfamiliar words in a selected passage
iii. construct sentences with the words
iv. answer questions on the passage
(d ) Writing: Descriptive
(Elements of Soil)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. classify the soil according to types
(suitability different types of soil for plant growth;
ii. state major characteristics of soil and its properties;
iii. write simple descriptive composition about soil.
e) Supplementary Reading: Story BookBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i share with other pupils the story read;
ii discuss lessons learnt frorn the book;
iii. relate events in the story to their personal lives.
(f) Dictation for the week:Leamers are to be guided to learn the following words:
ambulance, tornado, thoughtful, mammal, enjoyment,
consequently, phantom, souvenir, questionnaire,
fantastic.
4
(a) Speech work:
Contrasting Diphthongs in Pairs /au/
and /uI/ and /Iu/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i recognize and pronounce the sounds /au/uI/ correctly
ii generate tens words containing the sounds
iii draw the contrast behveen the sounds when used in
words
iv Construct sentences with the pairs of sounds.
(b) Stucture:
Construction v,äth the Past Tense, Past
Perfect Tense
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) explain the past tense with examples;
(ii) classify past tense and past perfect tense in a passage
(iii) covent past tense to past perfect tense with examples
(c) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development
Emphasis on new Words. Tone, mood
and, Meaning/Purpose
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify a speakeds&/flteds tone in a text:
ii. analyze a text to bring out its mood and purpose;
iii. relate the issue raised in the text to their real life
experiences
(d) Writing: Debate: “A Farmer is more
Important than a teacher’
Or any other topical topic.
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. describe characteristics of a debate;
ii. explain elements of debate;
iii. demonstrate understanding of debate presentation.
(e) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
significance, commentary, maximum. Participation,
congregation, wheelchair, excitement, cowardice,
Pentecostal, broadcasting
5
(a) Speech work:
Contrasting Diphthongs in Pairs /ai/
and /au/, Contrasting monopthongs
and diphthongs /Ie/ and lei/ Ia:/ and
/ai/
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. recognize and pronounce the sounds /au/, /ou/
correctly
ii. generate tens words containing the sounds
iii. draw the contrast between the sounds when used in
words
iv. Construct sentences with the pairs of sounds.
(b)Structure:
Construction with Prepositional Verbs
vs. Phrasal Verbs:
Position of the object
By the end of the lesson, to:
i. describe the prepositional verbs and phrasal verbs
ii. differentiate between prepositional verbs and phrasal
verbs;
iii. construct sentences showing position of the object of
a phrasal verb and position of the of a prepositional verb.
(c) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development
Emphasis on new Words and
Meaning/Purpose
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. identify new words in a selected passage and use them
in another context;
ii. analyze the passage to bring out the main idea and
purpose;
iii. answer questions from the selected passage.
(d)Writing: Descriptive Essay.
Write composition on ‘My School”
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(l) highlight the features of a descriptive essay;
(ii) familiarise more with their irnrnediate environment:
school to form outlines on the topic;
(iii) complete a guided essay on ‘My School’;
(iv) write a descriptive essay on v’ My Student”
(e ) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
harmony, helicopter, gymnastics, haphazard, hurricane,
imitate, immigrant, hijack, gnashi gravity.
6
(a) Speech work:
Passages on National Values using
correct Stress and Intonatiom
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read, and pronounce stress and intonation patterns of,
a given passage (discipline, commitment etc). correctly;
ii. Use intonation in connected speech while discussing
the main and supporting ideas of the passage
iii. express their opinions on the topic through the use
different pitch heights, range, intonation patterns, pause,
and tempo.
(b) Structure: Use of “That, Who,
Which, and When’ to produce
-Defining Relative Clauses
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i recall the relative pronouns
ii. identify the use of relative pronouns in sentences,
iii. explain defining clause with its features
iv. construct defining relative clause with and without
relative pronouns.
(c ) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development:
Family Needs and Resources.
Emphasis on New words and Meaning,
simile and metaphor.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. read to draw out simile and metaphor from the selected
passage;
ii. differentiate between main ideas and supporting ideas
in a given passage;
iii. recognize the key words and the easily confused
words in the given passage, and use them in different
contexts correctly.
iv answer questions from the selected text.
(d ) Writing: Composition on
‘Girls are Iliore useful in the family’.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. desclibe characteristics and elennents of a debate;
ii. draw out points to suppofl or oppose the motion;
iii. argue for or against the topic.
e) Supplementary Reading: PlayBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
share with other pupils the drama text read;
ii discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii relate events in the text to their personal lives.
f) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Burglar, compassion, decadent, destiny, energetic,
famously, fragrant, generative, dessert, desert
7A. Mid-term tests
B. Open day
C. Mid-term break
D. Homework
Learners are to be guided to learn the following words:
opaque, phenomenal, spontaneous, arbitrary,
entrepreneur, deficit, heroism, aesthetics, jewelry,
monumental.
8
(a) Speech work:
Oral Composition
( Talking about self and family)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. introduce themselves;
ii. speak about the family; giving appropriate
information;
iii. speak in correct intonation, stress and rhythm.
(b) Structure: Phrasal VerbsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) describe phrasal verbs;
(ii) learn the meaning of ten phrasa verbs;
(iii) provide written and then speaking practice of the ten
phrasal verbs;
(iv)acquire more vocabularies.
(c ) Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development:
Deriving New Words and Meaning
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. draw inferences from passages after reading;
(ii) differentiate between main ideas and supporting
ideas in a given passage;
(iii) construct sentences with the key words and
unfamiliar words derived from the passage;
(iv) provide answers to the questions that follow the
passage.
(d)Writing: Descriptive Essay.
Write composition on
“My Environment’
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) complete a guided essay on ‘My Environment’;
(ii) highlight the outlines steps/procedures of writing
this essay;
(iii) write a descriptive essay on ” My Environment”.
e) Supplementary Reading: PoemsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i share with other pupils the poems read;
ii discuss lessons learnt from the book;
iii relate events in the story to their personal lives.
(f) Dictation for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
feudal, depiction, withdrawal, honorary, wrestling,
toxicant, xylophone, vulture, vampire, shrewd.
9
Speech work: Exposition Basic Concept
of Drug Abuse
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. master the correct pronunciation of words and
sentence forms in a given dialogue;
ii. identify the appropriate words (register) for the topic;
iii. speak in correct intonation, stress and rhythm, about
Drug Abuse;
iv. discuss the appropriate information on drug abuse
such as . causes, effects and solution
(b)Structure:
Adjective and Adverb Puzzles
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) identify adjectives and adverbs in puzzle games;
(ii) recognise the adjective and adverb in every sentence
and match the puzzle pieces to check the answer.
iii) consider comparative and superlative adjectives and
adverbs game puzzles activity
(iv) analyse the use of adjectives and adverbs in
sentences
(c) Comprehension and
Vocabulary
Development:
Teaching New Words and Meaning
(Inter-house Sport Day)
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i) recognize simile and rnetaphor used in the passage;
(ii) differentiate between rnain ideas and supporting
ideas in a given passage;
(iii) construct sentences with the key words and
unfamiliar words derived from the passage,
(iv) provide answers to the questions that follow the
passage.
(d ) Writing: Composition on
‘Town life is better than village life’.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(l) describe characteristics and elements of a debate;
ii.) draw out points to support or oppose the motion;
iii.) argue for or against the topic.
(e ) Dictation for the week Abbreviate,Learners are to be guided to learn the following words:
acrobatic, arrogance, bureaucracy, calibrate, impassive,
impromptu, marathon, metamorphosis, miscellaneous
10
(a) Speech work: Managing AgricultureBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) read the selected passage audibly and pronounce the
new words correctly,
ii construct sentences with the identified new words
orally;
iii discuss orally the meanings and lesson they can derive
from the passage;
iv answer questions follow the passage orally.
(b) Structure:
Descriptive Adjective
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) identify basic adjectives
(ii) use adjectives to describe themselves or objects;
iii) differentiate between the use of opposing pairs of
adjectives e.g. “tall and short”, “hot and cold”, expensive
and cheap”.
iv) Construct sentences with descriptive adjectives.
(c)Comprehension and Vocabulary
Development:”Health-sickness, cures
for human ailment”
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be ablo to:
(i)identify and explain the key word in the passage:
(ii) Use the key words and unfamiliar words in sentences
iii. deduce the main ideas and supporting ideas from the
given passage
(iv) infer the appropriate answers from the given passage
to questions;
(b) Writing: Composition on
“My Grandma”
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i identify the appropriate adjectives for descriptions of
grandma;
ii use the descriptive adjectives in simple sentences;
iii write a descriptive essay on “My grandma”.
(e)Dictation for the weekLeamers are to be guided to learn the following words:
Authoritatively, categorically, organisational, malady,
outrageous, deficiency, ubiquitous, million, mammal,
pioneer.
11
(a) Speech work: Using the TelephoneBy the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i.) identify accepted structure employed in telephone
conversations;
ii) apply correct intonation and stress pattern in
questions and statements;
iii demonstrate clarity in speech and use very pleasing
tones in class
(b)Structure: ‘Must ‘ ‘have to’By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
i. explain use of ‘Must and Have to’
ii. differentiate between the uses of ‘Must and Have to’
iii. construct sentences on different ways of using
‘Must and Have to’.
(C) Comprehension and Vocabulary
development:
Reading for further understanding of
relationship between ideas
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
(i) identify the topic sentence in each paragraph;
(ii) establish the relationship between the topic
sentence(s) and the main idea in a given passage;
(iii) attach contextual meanings to new words found in a
given passage.
(d)Writing: Descriptive Essay.
Write composition on “A
Goat”
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
i. highlight the outlines steps/procedures of writing
descriptive essay;
ii. complete a guided descriptive essay
iii. write a descriptive essay on ‘A Goat’.

(e )Dictations for the weekLearners are to be guided to learn the following words:
Zealot. vandahsm. vocation. therapeutic, negligence,
jealousy, impedinentt alliance. absorption, alkaline
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