F3 Scheme of Work 2010 FORM THREE ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHEME OF WORK

2010

CHAPTER/THEME LEVEL

LANGUAGE FOR INTERPERSONAL USE

LANGUAGE FOR INFORMATIONAL USE

LANGUAGE FOR AESTHETIC USE

GRAMMAR

SOUND SYSTEM

VOCABULARY

EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES

Form 3 Diagnostic Test 4 Jan
1 Ask and respond politely to questions Listen to a conversation : give important details Read an article : scan for details Read an article : identify main ideas, derails, contextual clues Identify base words Read an article: make inferences, draw conclusions Write a description : expand notes Talk about elements of a novel : characterization, theme, moral values, plot, setting The simple present tense Adjectives Consonants: c/k/ as in ‘call’ r/r/as in ‘red’ Base words ICT Skills Preparation for the Real World Multiple Intelligences

PEOPLE : THEY TOUCH OUR LIVES 6 Jan – 16 Jan (1 week)

2

Take part in discussions

3

Make predictions

PEOPLE : FAMOUS LEADERS

1

Ask questions politely and respond appropriately Tale part in discussions Exchange ideas

18 Jan – 22 Jan (1 week)

2

Listen to a dialogue : give important details Read an article: scan for details State words of similar meaning Read an article: identify main ideas, details, contextual clues

The simple present tense Collective nouns Describe characters in a novel : what the writer says about physical appearances and personalities

Consonants: d/d/ as in ‘sand’ dd/d/ as in ‘meddle’

Synonyms

Learning How To Learn Skills Multiple Intelligences Values and citizenship

3

PEOPLE : HEALING HANDS 25 Jan – 5 Feb (2 weeks)

1

Seek clarification

Read an article; make inferences, draw conclusions Write a description : expand notes Listen to a dialogue: give important details Read a Web page: scan for details Read a Web page: identify main ideas, details, contextual clues Understand formation of prefixes

Describe characters in a novel: what the character thinks, says or does

Personal pronouns Possessive pronouns

Long vowel sound /ae/ as in ‘back’ Short vowel sound /e/ as in ‘set’

Prefixes – ‘inter’, ‘pre’

ICT Skills Multiple Intelligences

2

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CHAPTER/THEME PEOPLE : MAKING FRIENDS

LEVEL 1

LANGUAGE FOR INTERPERSONAL USE Greet and exchange pleasantries

LANGUAGE FOR INFORMATIONAL USE Listen to a dialogue ; give important details Read an article ; scan for details State words opposite in meaning Read an article ; identify main ideas, details, contextual clues Read an article ; make inferences, move beyond the text Listen to a talk ; give important details Read a report ; scan for details Use the dictionary Read a report ; identify main ideas, details, contextual clues

LANGUAGE FOR AESTHETIC USE

GRAMMAR Adverbs of time Adverbs of place

SOUND SYSTEM Long vowel sound /a;/ as in ‘farm’ Short vowel sound / /as in ‘must

VOCABULARY Antonyms

2 8 Feb – 12 Feb (1 week) 3

Take part in conversation and discussions Write a letter asking for advice Talk about self, past experiences

Describe characters in a novel; what others say about the characters

EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES Knowledge Acquisition Learning How To Learn Skills Multiple Intelligences

SOCIAL ISSUES : LIFE ‘S CHALLENGES

1

Subject-verb agreement

Long vowel sound /u;/as in ‘broom’ Short vowel sound /u/ as in ‘look’

Dictionary skills

Thinking Skills Multiple Intelligences Future Studies

15 – 26 Feb (2 weeks)

2

Take part in discussions Exchange ideas and give opinions Participate in discussions by giving and supporting opinions

Describe physical setting (place) in a story

3

Read a report ; make inferences, move beyond text Interpret information from graphs Write a report

Make predictions

February Test 22-25 Feb

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CHAPTER/THEME

LEVEL 1

HEALTH : FIT FOR LIFE 2 1 Mar – 12 Mar (2 weeks) 3

LANGUAGE FOR INTERPERSONAL USE Talk about self, past experiences

Take part in discussions Participate in teacherguided class discussions by agreeing and disagreeing politely

LANGUAGE FOR INFORMATIONAL USE Listen to a talk; give important details Read a magazine article; scan for details Read a magazine article; identify main ideas, details, contextual clues

LANGUAGE FOR AESTHETIC USE

GRAMMAR Talk about the future using the present continuous tense, ‘going to’ and ‘will’ ‘am’, ‘is’, ‘are’ * verb * ‘ing’ ‘going to’-‘will’ Modals‘can’, ‘may’, ‘might’, ‘must’

SOUND SYSTEM Long vowel sound / /as in ‘fern’ Short vowel sound / / As in ‘about’

VOCABULARY Using words to show gender -masculine -feminine

EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES Preparation for the Real World

Talk about social setting of a story 9time, culture and place)

Read a magazine article; identify cause and effect, make inferences Write a text of a speech; expand notes

Relate values in a story to one’s life

Literature Component The Prisoner of Zenda ( Chapters 1 – 12) - Introduction to the author - Character & characteristics - Plot, setting

Term 1B Examination 23 – 31 Mac ENVIRONMENT; IT’S RAINING, IT’S POURING! 1 Listen to an interview: give important details Narrate orally the events that took place Read a news report: scan for details Read a news report: identify main ideas, details, contextual clues Read a news report; identify cause and effect Write a recount : expand notes Role play an event in the story Conjunctions – ‘and’, ‘but’, ’or’, ‘so’ Sequence connectors‘first’, ‘next’, ‘then’ ‘finally’ Diphthongs: /ei/ as in ‘faint’ Thesaurus skills ICT Skills Preparation for the Real World Multiple Intelligences Thinking Skills

5 Apr – 9 Apr (1 week)

/ai/ as in ‘dry’

2 3

Take part in discussions

Talk about elements of a plot(events)

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CHAPTER/THEME ENVIRONMENT : STOP THE FLOODS!

LEVEL 1

2 12 Apr – 16 Apr (1 week)

LANGUAGE FOR INTERPERSONAL USE Replay phone messages orally to the people concerned Take part in discussions

3

ENVIRONMENT: NATURE’S GIFTS

1

Express hope and support Take part in discussions Exchange ideas and give information

19 Apr – 23 Apr (1 week)

2

LANGUAGE FOR INFORMATIONAL USE Listen to a radio talk: give important details Read a speech: scan for details Read a speech : identify main ideas, details contextual clues Understand formation of suffixes Read a speech: make inferences, draw conclusions Write a report :expand notes Listen to a talk: give important details Scan for details in texts read Read posters: identify main ideas, details, contextual clues Read posters: identify cause and effect Write a speech to express opinion: expand notes Listen to a talk : give important details Read advertisements: scan for details

LANGUAGE FOR AESTHETIC USE

GRAMMAR Phrasal verbs

SOUND SYSTEM Diphthong /eu/ as in ‘grow’

VOCABULARY Suffixes ‘-ment’, ‘-ness’ ‘-ion’, ‘-ship’

Recognise elements in a plot (Sequence of events) Give one’s opinion of the story Prepositions of place and direction Prepositions to show time and quantity One word for a group of words

EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES Knowledge Acquisition Preparation for he Real World ICT Skills

Multiple Intelligences Knowledge Acquisition Preparation for the Real World

3

Talk about moral values in a story Relate values to one’s life Positive and negative statements Contractions Understand themes in a story Relate themes in the story to one’s life

HEALTH: ACTIVE AND HEALTHY

1

26 Apr – 7 May (2 weeks)

2

Talk about self, interests Enquire about services offered Clarify the type of services offered Fill put a service form

Consonant clusters at the beginning of words: /gr/ as in ‘grain’ /tr/ as in ‘train’

ICT Terms

Multiple Intelligences Knowledge Acquisition ICT Skills

3

Write a formal letter: use appropriate format

Read advertisements: identify main ideas, details, contextual clues Read advertisements : draw conclusions

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CHAPTER/THEME

LEVEL 1

LANGUAGE FOR INTERPERSONAL USE Express appreciation

HEALTH: SAFETY FOR ONE AND ALL

2

Take part in discussions Exchange ideas and give opinions Write a letter of appreciation

LANGUAGE FOR INFORMATIONAL USE Listen to a dialogue: give important details Read an article: scan for details Read an article : identify main ideas, details , contextual clues

LANGUAGE FOR AESTHETIC USE

GRAMMAR Comparison of adjectives Regular forms ‘-er’, ‘-est’, ‘more’, ‘most’ Irregular forms ‘bad’, ‘better’, ‘worst’

SOUND SYSTEM Consonant clusters at the beginning of words: /gl/ as in ‘glee’ /pl/as in ‘place’

VOCABULARY Homographs

EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES Multiple Intelligences ICT Skills

10 – 21 May (2 weeks)

3

Read an article : make inferences, draw conclusions

Give personal response to novels: characters values Give one’s opinion of the characters Relate moral values in the story to one’s life

HEALTH: THE INNER YOU

1

Ask for assistance

2 24 May – 18 June (2 weeks)

3

Take part in discussions Exchange ideas and give opinions Write a letter seeking permission: use appropriate format

Listen to a talk: give important details Read an article : scan for details Read an article : identify main ideas, details, contextual clues Read an article : draw conclusions, make inferences Revise Form One poems : relate messages and values in the poems to one’s life Term 2A Examination 20-27 May

Form negative adjectives, using prefixes ‘un-‘, ‘dis-‘, ‘im-‘ and ‘non-‘

Consonant clusters at the end of words: -sh / / as in ‘splash -ch/t / as in ‘such’

Idioms

ICT Skills Knowledge Acquisition

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY : MAN AND THE SEA

1

Listen to a dialogue : give important details Read a brochure : scan for details Take part in discussions Exchange ideas and give opinions Read a brochure : make inferences, draw conclusions, make predictions Write a brochure : expand notes Revision of Form One Short Stories : -study sequence of events - describe characters

Compare people or things that are the same using ‘as…as’ Compare people or things that are not the same using ‘not as…as’

2

Consonant clusters at the end of words : -sk/sk/ as in ‘mask’ -st/st/ as in ‘test’

Similes

Multiple Intelligences Knowledge Acquisition

21 June - 2 July (1 week)

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3 Discuss plans to visit a place comparing deciding giving reasons for choice LANGUAGE FOR INTERPERSONAL USE Relate characters and values in a story to one’s life The present continuous tense

CHAPTER/THEME SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY : OCEANS IN MOTION

LEVEL 1

2

5 – 9 July (2 weeks)

Tale part in discussions Exchange ideas and give opinions Participate in class discussions by-disagreeing politely and giving opinions -defining one’s point of view -seeking clarification

LANGUAGE FOR INFORMATIONAL USE Listen to a lecture : give important details Read an article : scan for details, follow sequence of ideas Read an article : identify main ideas, details, contextual clues

LANGUAGE FOR AESTHETIC USE

GRAMMAR Formation of plurals -irregular plurals -nouns with no change in number in the plural form

SOUND SYSTEM Stress in words

VOCABULARY Homophones

EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES ICT Skills Knowledge Acquisition Futures studies

Revision of Form Two novels: -relate sequence of events (plot) -describe characters based on what the writer tells us

3

1 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY : TREASURES FROM THE DEEP 12 – 16 July (1 week) 3

2

Exchange ideas and give opinions Take part in discussions

Interpret information in a bar graph Read an article : draw conclusions, make inferences Write an explanation : expand notes Listen to a lecture: give important details Read a magazine article: scan for details Read a magazine article: identify main ideas, details, contextual clues

Talk about elements of a novel or story

Revise and answer questions on short stories and novels : -physical setting -theme

Punctuation : -capital letter -full stop -question mark -comma -apostrophe -exclamation mark

Sentence stress and intonation

Homonyms

Knowledge Acquisition Futures Studies

Write a letter to a foreign pen-pal : expand notes, use appropriate format

Make simple predictions Read a magazine article : make inferences, make simple predictions Literature Component The Prisoner of Zenda ( Chapters 13- 24) - Themes & issues - Point of view, language & style - Values & messages

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Revision For Trial Examination 19 - 30 July PMR Trial Examination 2-6 October

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