Scheme of Work on English Language

Curriculum for Lower Basic

FIRST TERM
PRIMARY 1 PRIMARY 2 PRIMARY 3
Wk 1: Review of last term's work Wk 1: Review of last term's work Wk 1: Review of last term's work
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɪ/ and /iː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: Happy Joe
  3. READING- Objects in the classroom
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Nouns
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Myself
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɪ/, /ɒ/, /æ/, /e/, /ɑː/, /əu/, /p/, /s/, /b/, /t/, /d/, /tʃ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- What do you do on Saturday?
  3. READING- The dog and the shadow
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Nouns Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Myself Exercise
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Revision of vowels Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: Courtesy Exercises
  3. READING- Dibia and the zebra crossing Exercises The traffic light and the zebra crossing Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Nouns: Types of nouns Exercises Pronouns Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The traffic light and the zebra crossing
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /æ/ and /åː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Acting out drama in class
  3. READING- Our playground
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Pronouns
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying capital and small letters ‘Aa – Dd’ on the board
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɪ/ and /iː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Introducing people in class
  3. READING- Hand washing and home food safety Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Noun plurals Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My first day at school Exercise
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowels sounds /ɪ/ and /iː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: Road safety Exercise
  3. READING- Road safety Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Nouns: Regular and irregular plurals Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Use of capital letters Exercises
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɒ/ and /ɔː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Animals’ sounds
  3. READING- Our house
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Question mark
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My mother
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /p/ and /b/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue
  3. READING- Dangers of food poisoning Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Nouns plurals with ‘–es’ ending
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My head teacher Exercise
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sounds /p/ and /b/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercises
  3. READING- The boy who had courage Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Nouns: Regular and irregular plurals Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The monkey and the crocodile Exercise
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- /ʊ/ and /uː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Simple greetings and responses
  3. READING- My father’s farm
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Comma
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying capital and small letters ‘Ee – Hh’ on the board
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- /æ/ and /ɑ:/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- My hobby
  3. READING- The ant and the grasshopper Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Verbs Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Keeping food safe Exercise
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sounds /ae/ and /åː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercises
  3. READING- Taire, the honest boy Exercise A help in the rain Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Verb Simple present tense; Singular and plural present tense verbs Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Writing: Full stops and question marks in writing Exercises
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- /ə/ and /ɜː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- Games
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Punctuation: Full stop
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My best food
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- /t/ and /d/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Introducing people In the classroom
  3. READING- What you should know about HIV/AIDS
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Noun plurals
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Getting ready for school Exercise
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sounds /t/ and /d/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercises
  3. READING- An old man and his three sons Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Revision of verb forms – The past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Obedience to rules and regulations
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- /ʌ/ and /e/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- My family
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Indicating singular and plural nouns
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Writing alphabet letters ‘i, j, k, l’
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- /ɒ/ and /ɔː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Tongue twisters
  3. READING- The old man’s mango
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Verbs Exercises Adjectives Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My last holiday Exercise
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sounds /ɒ/ and /ɔː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercises
  3. READING- How to use chemicals safely Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Negative expressions Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The reward of honesty
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- /p/ and /b/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Informal invitation
  3. READING- On my way to school
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Articles ‘a’ and ‘an’
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- 1 Using pictures to retell a story
    2 My classroom.
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- /k/ and /g/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Introducing people in class Exercises
  3. READING- Traditional dress in our culture Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Adjectives
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My short story Exercise
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant clusters Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercises
  3. READING- Kidnappers get justice (1) and (2) Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Adjectives Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- New year’s Day
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- /f/ and /v/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Simple greetings Simple commands
  3. READING- My best friend
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Possessive pronouns
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying capital and small letter ‘m’ on the board
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- /ɜː/ and /ə/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Speaking with rhythm Exercises
  3. READING- Why Tortoise’s shell is not smooth
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense 1 Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The king’s gift Exercise
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sounds /k/ and /g/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhythm in simple statements Exercises
  3. READING- The man who never lied Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Modal auxiliaries 1: can and can’t (for ability and inability) Can and may (for request and permission ‘Must’ and ‘have to’/’has to’ to express force Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Punctuation: Full stops and question marks Exercises
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- /t/ and /d/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhythm in speech
  3. READING- Dauda and his mother
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- 1 Verbs
    2 Simple past tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My mother’s kitchen
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- /f/ and /v/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using adjectives Exercises
  3. READING- Johnson misuses drugs Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A day on the beach Exercise
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sounds /ə/ and /ɜː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- My family Exercise
  3. READING- Franca, the contented child (1) and (2) Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Modal auxiliaries ‘can’ and ‘may’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Food poisoning Exercises
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- /k/ and /g/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Colours and shapes
  3. READING- A visit to Grandma
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Articles ‘a’ and ‘an’
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying small letter Grandma ‘e’ on the board
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- /e/ and /ʌ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Songs
  3. READING- Road signs Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Colour adjectives Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My best subject Exercise
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sounds /f/ and /v//
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercise
  3. READING- The very kind nurse Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Request for permission using can, can’t and may Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Studying pictures to write story
Wk 12:
  1. PHONICS- /s/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Simple poem
  3. READING- A visit to the National Museum
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My school library
Wk 12:
  1. PHONICS- /θ/ and /ð/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem Exercises
  3. READING- Why Chimpanzee swings from tree to tree Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present continuous tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My birthday Exercise
Wk 12:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sounds /e/ and /ʌ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem Exercise
  3. READING- How mosquitoes came to be man’s enemy Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Future tense: Negative Exercises
    Capital letters Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Exercise: Writing capital letters correctly in sentences
Wk 13:
  1. PHONICS- /z/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Persons’ names
  3. READING- Simple hygiene
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- 1 Copying capital and small letter ‘n’ on the board
    2 My bedroom
REVISION:
  1. PHONICS- Phonics (i) Letters that end words
    (ii) Sounds in the middle of words
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Saying the consonant and vowel sounds
  3. READING- A football star
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Learning words from the story on a football star
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION-
SECOND TERM
PRIMARY 1 PRIMARY 2 PRIMARY 3
Wk 1:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ʃ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Our school compound
  3. READING- The tortoise and the calabash of wisdom
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Words ending in –ing
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My neighbour
Wk 1:
  1. PHONICS- /ʊ/ and /ʊː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem Exercise
  3. READING- Our inter-house sports day Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present continuous tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Our school sports day Exercise
Wk 1:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sound /θ/ and /ð/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Tongue twister: Thoughts
  3. READING- Ekaete’s sad experience Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present continuous tense Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The barber and the lion Exercise
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ʒ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Simple greetings and commands
  3. READING- Binta and the mango tree
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Writing letter ‘w’
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- /s/ and /z/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using adjectives
  3. READING- First aid Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Retelling a story Exercise
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Stress and intonation: Multi-syllabic words Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercises
  3. READING- Parts of a book Main parts of a book Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Past continuous tense Exercises
    Punctuation: The semi-colon Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Using semi-colon in writing
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /θ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Simple commands
  3. READING- The pig and the tortoise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Compound words
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Making sentences from a table.
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /eɪ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue on present actions Exercises
  3. READING- Osun–Osogbo Festival Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Adverbs Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My computer Exercise
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sounds /ʊ/ and /uː/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: Sleepyhead Exercises
  3. READING- A terrible rainstorm Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present perfect tense using ‘–ed’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Studying pictures to write story
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ð/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- The man, the boy and the donkey
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Contractions
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying capital and small letters ‘Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy, Zz’ on the board.
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ʃ/ and /ʒ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Questions and answers using simple future tense Exercise
  3. READING- The use of herbal medicine Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Adverbs Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Ordering a story Exercise
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonants sounds /s/ and /z/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: A trip to the zoo Exercises
  3. READING- Aliko Dangote, a great Nigerian Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present perfect tense using ‘–en’ ending Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Describing national values and acts of goodness Exercise
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /tʃ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- Mr Kusa, the banker
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Capital letters
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My family
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɑɪ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhymes
  3. READING- Personal hygiene Health tips Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Indicating possession with apostrophes Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Keep clean and tidy Exercise
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Diphthongs Vowel sounds /eɪ/ and /aɪ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- My pet Exercises
  3. READING- What you need to know about HIV/AIDS Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present perfect tense using ‘since’ and ‘for’ Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Police work Exercise
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /dʒ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Simple greetings at home
  3. READING- The three billy goats
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Full stop
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying capital and small letters billy goats ‘Mm, Nn, Oo, Pp’, on the board.
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /tʃ/ and /ʒ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using the regular plurals of nouns Exercise
  3. READING- People and their food Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A lawyer Exercise
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant Sound bank: Consonant
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: Love poem for my country Exercise
  3. READING- Time for school Exercises
    Telling the time Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present negative Exercises
    Punctuation: The exclamation mark (!) Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Using the exclamation mark in composition Exercise
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /m/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- The New Yam Festival
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Capital letters
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A hospital
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɔɪ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Combining sounds to spell and pronounce words Exercise
  3. READING- Tortoise’s revenge Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Retelling a story Exercise
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- Stress and intonation: Two-syllable words Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Tongue twisters
  3. READING- Bar chart Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense: negatives Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Luqman, the careful boy Exercise
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /n/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Songs and rhymes
  3. READING- Sara and the cough mixture
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Synonyms
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying capital and small letters ‘Qq, Rr, Ss, Tt’ on the board.
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /h/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using irregular noun plurals Exercise
  3. READING- Keeping our environment clean Exercise
    Cleaning materials
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple future tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Studying pictures to fill in the blanks.
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- Stress and intonation: Two-syllable words Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Tongue twisters
  3. READING- Bar chart Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense: negatives Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Luqman, the careful boy Exercise
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ŋ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- Tortoise and Snail
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Capital letters
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My father
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /əʊ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- A Poem Exercise
  3. READING- An old man’s will Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Doing things at home
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sounds /tʃ/ and /dʒ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- A dialogue expressing past actions Exercise
  3. READING- Why flies trouble cows Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present perfect tense Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Amaka’s birthday Exercise
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /h/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Farewell and gratitude
  3. READING- A day on the beach
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Pronouns
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Naming of pictures
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /m/ and /n//
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using the simple past tense Exercise
  3. READING- How to cook yam Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My father Exercise
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- Stress and intonation: Commands and responses Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: My neighbours and friends Exercise
  3. READING- Mrs Etuk, the good teacher Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense questions Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The new teacher Exercise
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /r/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- Crossing the road
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Homonyms
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My school
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɑʊ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Combining sounds to spell and pronounce words 2 Exercise
  3. READING- A true servant Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- At the shopping mall Exercise
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sounds /m/ and /n/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercise
  3. READING- Concepts of print: Reading materials Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense questions Exercises
    The exclamation mark (!) Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Asking questions on past activities
Wk 12:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /l/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue
  3. READING- A visit to Olumo Rock
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Pronouns
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Naming of animals or Rock birds.
Wk 12:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sound /ŋ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercise
  3. READING- Food safety Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Future tense Exercise
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A lion
Wk 13:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /aʊ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem
  3. READING- The fox and the parrot
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY-Present continuous tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Things I do every day
THIRD TERM
PRIMARY 1 PRIMARY 2 PRIMARY 3
Wk 1:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /əʊ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhymes
  3. READING- The accident
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Abbreviations
Wk 1:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ŋ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using the simple present tense Exercise
  3. READING- The computer Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Words that modify uncountable nouns Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A folktale in pictures Exercise
Wk 1:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sound /aʊ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: Fast food Exercise
  3. READING- The benefit of hardwork Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Future tense using ‘shall’ and ‘will’ Exercises
    Punctuation: Full stops and question marks Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Using capital letters and full stops in writing
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /eɪ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme
  3. READING- All for one Naira
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Punctuation: Comma, Full stop, and Question mark
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Telling the time
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank:/ɪə/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhymes Exercise
  3. READING- Our religions Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- The verb ‘have’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Copying sentences correctly.
Wk 2:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sounds /ɪə/ and /eə/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercise
  3. READING- Why the hippopotamus lives in water Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Using nouns with ‘a’, ‘an’ and ’the’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- What I do on Saturdays
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ʊə/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Song
  3. READING- Reading from left to right
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Prepositions
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A market scene
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /w/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using possessive forms Exercise
  3. READING- Obedience saves Binta Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Present continuous tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Ordering a story Exercise
Wk 3:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sound /l/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: My road safety poem Exercise
  3. READING- Safe use of drugs Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Hassan’s pranks Exercises
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɔɪ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Song: Mary had a little lamb
  3. READING- Parts of a book
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Prepositions
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Describing your friend
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /eə/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Pronouncing consonants and consonant clusters Exercises
  3. READING- The sick lion Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- My teacher Exercise
Wk 4:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sound /r/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercise
  3. READING- Good neighbourliness Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Adjectives of comparison Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Describing objects in the classroom. Exercises
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /aɪ/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Days of the week
  3. READING- In the supermarket
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple present tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A bicycle
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /l /
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using possessive forms Exercises
  3. READING- How the old woman got her wish Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A doctor Exercise
Wk 5:
  1. PHONICS- Stress and intonation: Commands and simple responses Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Requests and responses Exercise
  3. READING- Food adulteration Exercises
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY-Simple present tense
    Honest Musa Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Making sentences from a table.
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /w/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Song
  3. READING- Reading 1: I can sing a rainbow Reading 2: The lion and the mouse
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Drawing objects
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ʊə/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Mono-, bi-, and muti-syllabic words Exercises
  3. READING-Dangers of using pesticides incorrectly Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Possessive pronouns Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Underlining nouns in sentences Exercise
Wk 6:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant /w/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogues
  3. READING- The cobbler turned doctor Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Modal auxiliaries Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The wise dog Exercise
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /ɪə/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem: The teacher gets A1
  3. READING- The three friends
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Grammar: Adjectives
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Naming pictures
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /r/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using possessive pronouns Exercises
  3. READING- Time chart and calendar Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Indicating possession Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Retelling a story Exercise
Wk 7:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sound /j/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue Exercise
  3. READING- The story of Joseph Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Using ‘like’ and ‘love’ Exercises
    Using ‘need’Exercise
    Using ‘want’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- How malaria is spread Exercise
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /j/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Asking and answering questions
  3. READING- The fox and the goat
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Questions and answers
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Using picture to complete sentences
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: /j/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- A dishonest milk seller Exercises
  3. READING- Showing kindness and love to the needy Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Indicating possession using ‘belongs to’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Our house Exercise
Wk 8:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Vowel sound /ʊə/ Vowel sound /ɔɪ / and / ʊə/ Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem Exercise
  3. READING- Baboon and Tortoise Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Using ‘am’, ‘is’ and ‘was’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- The day I was sick Exercise
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- Phonics: Matching oral words to print
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Parts of the body
  3. READING- In the zoo
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Adjectives
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Using picture to answer questions.
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- Revision Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Dialogue using ‘belongs to’ Exercises
  3. READING- Three bags of maize Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Making short phrases Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Giving directions Exercise
Wk 9:
  1. PHONICS- Stress and intonation: Questions and answers Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme Exercise
  3. READING- The importance of water Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Using ‘are’ and ‘were’ Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Ants Exercise
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- Phonics: Phonics: Word sounds and syllables
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem
  3. READING- The Henshaw’s house
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Grammar: Making sentences from a table
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Using words to complete sentences
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- Revision Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Pronunciation Exercises
  3. READING- Living in peace with one another Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Uncountable nouns Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- War and peace Exercise
Wk 10:
  1. PHONICS- Stress and intonation: Questions and answers Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme Exercise
  3. READING- How malaria can be stopped Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Using present and past tenses for everyday activities (2): Simple past tense Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Informal letters Exercise
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- Phonics: i) Syllables
    ii) Saying three-letter words
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poem
  3. READING- Building a clinic
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Simple past tense
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- Making sentences from a table
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- Revision Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Responding to ‘what’ questions Exercises
  3. READING- Parts of a book Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Possessive using apostrophes Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- How to cook beans Exercise
Wk 11:
  1. PHONICS- Sound bank: Consonant sound /h/
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Rhyme Exercise
  3. READING- Bush fires Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Adverbs Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- An informal letter Exercise
Wk 12:
  1. PHONICS- Mono-, bi-, and multi-syllabic words Exercises
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING- Poems Exercises
  3. READING- Tamuno’s fashion show Exercise
  4. GRAMMAR/ VOCABULARY- Irregular noun plural Exercises
  5. WRITING/ COMPOSITION- A folktale in pictures Exercise