ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHEME OF WORK FOR JSS3 FIRST TERM WEEK TOPIC CONTENT 1 Literature Poetry Revision of Literary Terms Poem-Africa 2 Speech Work Comprehension Revision of Vowel Sounds The More You Look 3 Vocabulary Development Adjectives of Smell, Taste, Shape & describing surfaces Using Adjectives and Past participles to express emotions Structure 4 Punctuation Continuous Writing Revising commas, inverted commas and capital letters Informal Letters 5 Grammar Reading Comprehension Direct and Indirect Speech Co-operation 6 Literature White Wizard – Tade Adedigbin 7 Vocabulary Development Grammar Antonyms Noun Phrase 8 Continuous Writing Grammar Revising Narrative & Descriptive Prose Verb Phrase 9 Spoken English Poetry Intonation Patterns Complete Diet POETRY AFRICA By Awele Okwudarue Africa Africa A land so full of power That stands strong like a tower You are strong and black There is nothing you lack Land and fields are so green It’s part of what makes us seen. Rich in cultures and customs There’s no other so lucky like you Your savannahs and wildlife Have never been seen in any part of the world Though you were once despised You have conquered them all Forced into culture you didn’t know You became victorious on your own They came to your land To steal your precious black gold I am so happy to be a black And I am so proud of that. EVALUATION Answer the following questions. 1. The poem is about which continent? 2. What specifically did ‘they’ steal from Africa according to the poem? 3. The poet is proud to be a__________. 4. What two things does Africa have that ‘have never been seen in any other part of the world? 5. Africa’s land is fill of_______________. 6. Awele Okwudarue in his poem ‘Africa’ says the continent lacks_________________. 7. What does Awele Okwudarue say makes the African continent prominent in his poem ‘Africa’? 8. Awele Okwudarue’s poem ‘Africa’ ends on a note of____________.