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ENGLISH LANGUAGE FORM 3 (2014)

SCHEME OF WORK

WEEK/
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THEME/
LITERATURE

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WEEKS 1-2
CHAPTER 1
Famous
Personalities/
[PEOPLE]
Literature:
Poem
A Fighters
Lines

LEARNING OUTCOMES
INTERPERSONAL
USE
Ask questions
politely to get
information

INFORMATIONAL USE

Listen to and understand a


dialogue.
Read and understand a
description of a person

Identify important ideas


Identify main ideas &
supporting details, use
contextual clues

3
Write a description of a
person, expand notes and
outlines.
Make inferences, move
beyond the text

LANGUAGE CONTENTS
AESTHETIC USE

Listen to, read, view and


respond to the story by
recognizing the elements in
the story
Recognizing elements in the
story such as characters and
setting
Identify the characters in the
story
Get to know the characters
from what they say or do

GRAMMAR

SOUND
SYSTEM

VOCABULAR
Y

Simple
present
tense

consonant

Contextual
clues

Adjectives of
colour, size
& shape
Adjectives
that show
qualities

PPPM
EDUCATIONAL
EMPHASES

Thinking skillsevaluating
Values &
citizenship

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WEEKS 3-4

Respond
appropriately to
questions

CHAPTER 2

Read and Understand a


biography

Heroes Near
And Far
2

Take dictation of a text


Identify main ideas and
supporting details, use
contextual clues

[PEOPLE]
Literature:
Poem
A Fighters
Lines

WEEKS 5-6

Listen to & understand a talk.


Identify main ideas

CHAPTER 3

[PEOPLE/
SOCIAL
ISSUES]
Literature:
Poem
Leisure

Get to know the characters


from what the writer says

Simple
present
tense

Consonant

Dictionary
skills guide
words

Learning How to
Learn Skills
Gathering
information
quickly
Multiple
Intelligences
Create a poster

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vowels

Base words

Values and
citizenship
being a
volunteer
Knowledge
Acquisition
using internet,
newspaper,
magazines &
telephone
directories to
gather
information

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Words that
signal the
past tense

Dramatizing texts
and role-playing characters

Write a simple biography,


expand notes and outlines
Make inferences, move
beyond the text

Express
appreciation &
gratitude

Listen to & Understand a


radio interview & sequence
events

Express hope

Read & understand an article


Identify important ideas
Identify main ideas &
supporting details , use
contextual clues

2
To Serve With
Love

Listen to, read, view and


respond to literary works by
understanding and telling in
ones own words the story

Write a report, expand notes


& outlines
Make inferences

Listen to, read, view and


respond to the literary text by
understanding and telling in
ones own words the story
Talk about the events and
plot
Describe characters based
on how other characters
respond to them

Adverbs of
place
Articles with
countable
nouns

WEEKS 7-8

CHAPTER 4
Bridging the
Gap
[SOCIAL
ISSUES]
Literature:
Poem
Leisure

Greet and
exchange
pleasantries

2
Agree and
disagree politely

3
Write a friendly
letter, expand
notes and outlines

WEEKS 9-10

CHAPTER 5

Participate in
class discussions
and give opinions

Listen to and understand an


interview
Read and understand
friendly letters
Take dictation of a text
Identify important ideas
Identify main ideas and
supporting details, usee
contextual clues

Retelling a story from


another point of view

Describe physical setting in a


novel
Presenting the text in
another genre

Concord
[Subjectverb
agreement]
Positive &
negative
statement
Contractions

Vowels

Negative
adjectives
Adverbs of
time

Dipthongs

One word for a


group of words

Preparation for
the Real World
The generation
gap in 30 years
time

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Multiple
intelligences
Role play

Draw obvious conclusions,


identify cause and effect

Listen to and understand a


recount
Read a recount and
sequence events

School life
[SOCIAL
ISSUES]

Literature :
Novel
How I Met
Myself
Chapters1-4

Identify important ideas


Identify main ideas and
supporting details, use
contextual clues

Write a recount, expand


notes and outlines
Apply process writing skills

Listen to, read, view and


respond to literary text by
understanding the series of
events in the chapter.
Describe social setting in a
story

Act out a section of the text


and role-play

Synonyms

Thinking skillsProblem solving

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WEEKS 11-12

CHAPTER 6
Teenage
Concerns
[SOCIAL
ISSUES]
Literature;
Novel
How I Met
Myself
Chapters
5-8

Seek clarification
Express support
for others

Listen to and understand a


telephone conversation
Read and understand a
transcript of discussion in a
forum
Identify important details
Identify main ideas and
supporting details, use
contextual clues
Write an article for a school
magazine: expand notes and
outlines.
Draw obvious conclusions,
move beyond the next
Apply process writing skills

Understand elements of plot

Modal verbs
`may and
`might

Vowels

Antonyms

ICT SkillsGathering
information from
the Internet

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Conjunction
Describe events in own
words

Thinking SkillsProblem solving

Act out a section of the text


and role-play characters

Preparation for
the Real WorldFacing
challenges

MID 1ST TERM HOLIDAY (22 30 March 2014)

WEEKS 13-14
1
CHAPTER 7
A Weighty Issue
[HEALTH]
Literature:
Novel
How I Met
Myself
Chapters
9-12

Listen to and understand a


talk
Read and understand a fact
sheet

2
Give important details,
complete a table
Identify main ideas and
supporting details, use
contextual clues
3
Write a composition giving
your point of view: expand
notes and outlines
Draw obvious conclusions
Apply process writing skills

Read the story and retell in


own words.

Understand sequence of
events
Act out a section of the text
and role-play characters

Comparison
of adjectives

Words with
the sound

Suffix

Thinking Skillscreative thinking


Multiple
IntelligencesWriting rap
songs

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WEEKS 15-16

Listen to and understand a


radio advertisement

Listen to, read, view and give


personal response

Read and understand a Web


Give important details
Identify main and supporting
details, use contextual clues

Relate values in a story to


ones life
Dramatizing texts and roleplay characters

Whquestions

CHAPTER 8
Growing Pains
[HEALTH]
Literature:
Novel
How I Met
Myself
Chapters
13-16

WEEKS
17-18

Request
assistance

Write a simple speech:


expand notes and outlines
Draw obvious conclusions
Summarize: select main
points
Apply process writing skills

Seek clarification
and express hope

Listen to and understand a


talk
Read an article

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ICT skillsGathering
information from
the Internet
Multiple
IntelligencesSetting up a
teenage helpline

Retell the story in ones own


words

Personal
pronouns

Adverbs of
manner

3
Literature:
Novel
How I Met
Myself
Chapters
17-18

Preparation for
the Real WorldWhere to go for
professional
help
Thinking SkillsEvaluating

Prefixes
`inter~ and
`pre

Possessive
pronouns

Identify main ideas and


supporting details, use
contextual clues

Suffixes

Modal verbs
`can and
`must

CHAPTER 9
Sound Mind,
Sound Body
[HEALTH]

Initial
consonant
clusters

Write a narrative: expand


notes and outlines
Predict outcomes
Summarize main points
Apply process writing skills

WEEK 19 - REVISION WEEK


WEEK 20 SEMESTER 1 EXAMINATION
1ST TERM HOLIDAY (28 May 15 June 2014)

Initial
consonant
clusters

Word
association

Preparation for
the worldHaving a
positive attitude
Multiple
IntelligencesMaking
bookmarks

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WEEKS 21-22

CHAPTER 10
Stormy Weather
[ENVIRONMENT]
Literature:
Novel
How I Met
Myself
<Synopsis>

WEEKS 23-24

Make enquiries to
obtain goods and
services

Identify main ideas and supporting


details, use contextual clues
Write an eyewitness recount:
expand notes and outlines

Listen to and understand a


documentary
Read an eyewitness recount
Give important details

Read, Understand and


Respond to the story

Literature:
Novel
How I Met
Myself
<Theme &
Moral Value>

Initial
consonant
clusters

Phrasal
quantifiers

Prepositions
of place
Relate events in a story to
ones life

Punctuation
mark:
apostrophe

Take down and relay


phone messages

Listen to and understand a talk


Read a news report

Read, Understand and


retell the story

Give important details


Identify main ideas and supporting
details, use contextual clues
Write a newspaper article: expand
notes and outlines
Make inferences, identify cause
and effect
Summarize: substitute a phrase
with a word
Apply process writing skills

The present
continuous
tense
Prepositions
of direction
Concrete
Nouns

Give your opinion of a


story

Learning
How to learn
skills- Using
computer
tools to get
information

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ICT SkillsUsing the


internet to
gather
information
on
thunderstor
ms

Make inferences, identify cause


and effect
Summarize: substitute a phrase
with a word
Apply process writing skills

CHAPTER 11
Flood Woes
[ENVIRONMENT]

Prepositions
of time

Final
consonant
clusters

Phrasal
verbs: verb
+
preposition
combinatio
n

Preparation
for the
WorldKnowing
how to
prevent
floods
ICT SkillsUsing the
Internet to
gather
information
on how to
prevent
floods

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WEEKS 25-26

Talk about ones


experiences

Listen to and understand a news


bulletin

Read and review the story


by using own words.

Abstract
nouns

CHAPTER 12
The Earth Moved
[ENVIRONMENT]
Literature:
Novel
How I Met
Myself
<Character>

Read an article
Give important details
Identify main ideas and supporting
details, use contextual clues

Narrate events orally

Write a description: expand notes


and outlines
Summarize: combine the main
points and write a summary
Apply process writing skills

Final
consonant
clusters

Sequence
connectors

Make predictions as to
what might happen next
in the story.

Phrasal
verbs: verb
+adverb
combinatio
ns

The simple
present tense
for
instructions

Preparation
for the Real
WorldKnowing
more about
volcanoes

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ICT SkillsUsing te
internet to
gather
information
on
volcanoes
Multiple
Intelligences
- Creating a
poster

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WEEKS 27-28
CHAPTER 13
The Seas Around
Us
[SCIENCE &
TECHNOLOGY]

Read and understand .


Give an overview of the
story.
Change the text into
another form (genre)
Write the summary of the
novel

Discuss plans to visit


a marine park

Identify main ideas and supporting


details, use contextual clues
Identify cause and effect

Write a letter
requesting
permission: expand
notes and outlines

Summarize: write a summary


Apply process writing skills

Literature:
Revision Form 3
WEEKS 29-30

CHAPTER 14

Make enquiries about


and comparisons of
transport services

Write a simple guided


letter requesting
services: expand
notes and outlines

Sea Harvest
[SCIENCE &
TECHNOLOGY]
Literature:
Revision Form 2

Listen to and understand a


discussion and identify main ideas
Read a scientific account
Give important details

Listen to and understand a


documentary
Read a narrative
Give important details
Identify main ideas and supporting
details, use contextual clues
Make inferences, predict
outcomes
Summarize: write a summary
Apply process writing skills

Retell a story from a


different point of view
State the main
characters, setting, plot ,
theme and moral values
of the story
Role play in the
classroom

Prepositiion
`of to show
quantify
Articles with
uncountable
nouns
Punctuation:
Exclamation
marks and
marks

Stress in
two and
three
syllable
words

Compound
words

Learning
How to
Learn SkillsUsing the
encyclopedia
to look for
more
information
Knowledge
AcquisitionLearning
more about
the oceans

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Collective
nouns
Plural nouns
The present
continuous
tense for
future events

Stress in
compound
words

Similes

Multiple
Intelligences
- Creating a
poster on the
treasures of
the oceans
Knowledge
AcquisitionGather
information
on the

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treasures of
the oceans
WEEKS 31-32

Listen to and understand a


description
Read a report

Revision of Form One


poems and short stories

Give important details


Identify main ideas and supporting
details, use contextual clues

Review past years PMR


questions

CHAPTER 15
The Dying Seas
[SCIENCE &
TECHNOLOGY]
Literature:
Revision Form 1

Give and depend


ones point of view

Compound
sentences
Articles with
plural
countable
nouns and
proper nouns
The simple
future tense

Write a short speech: expand


notes and outlines
Make inferences, predict
outcomes
Apply process writing skills
WEEKS 33-35

REVISION

MID 2nd TERM HOLIDAY (13 21 September 2014)

WEEKS 35-38

WEEKS 39-40

REVISION

SEMESTER 2 EXAMINATION

2nd TERM HOLIDAY (22 November 31 December 2014)

Intonations
and stress
in
sentences

Idioms

Knowledge
AcquisitionConducting
research on
what is
happening to
the oceans

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