Reading to understand the writer’s purpose.
Content: comprehension is a process of reading, understanding and explaining what is written in a passage. For every comprehension exercise, there must be a passage to be read.
The purpose of comprehension exercise is to test student’s understanding of a given passage. In comprehension, the thoughts of the writer’s are presented to student for reading, understanding and explaining.
Instruction: Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions. No 1: unit one (1) how we spent the Holiday.
Reference: New oxford English course for junior secondary school (upper Basic Education) 2, page 8, 9.
Student should answer question 6 – 10 from home.
LESSON FOUR (4)
CONTINUOUS WRITING: COMPOSITION
Descriptive Essay – A Local Festival.
Content: What is a descriptive essay?
A descriptive essay is writing about the way persons, animals or things appear. In writing a description, a writer goes through another medium that shows accurate copy of what he intends to describe in a moment of time. Description concentrates primarily on things rather than the actions in which the thing participate. Descriptive writing involves the use of words which give the qualities of the subject or object of description. e.g friendly, good, bad, dull, nice etc. Descriptive also provides details that strengthens it and makes it vivid. The use of figurative language gives colour to a description. They are: the simile and the metaphor.
TITLE: A LOCAL FESTIVAL
INTRODUCTION (A new yam festival).
The new yam festival, otherwise called “Ogun festival” in Abule oja. It comes up once a year. It is the greatest and most celebrated traditional festival in Abule-oja. It celebrated in honour of ogun the Yoruba “god of iron and war”. It is the only festival that brings together the people in the village both those at home, and abroad as well as all those who belong to different religion. Be they Christians, Muslims or traditional worshippers all unite as one during ogun festival at Abule oja. The last one was celebrated from 15th -18th August 2013. It was most celebrated in recent years as new age grade of which I was an active member fared during the festival.
Finally, it was recommended by the media men that covered the festival that such should be integrated into national journalism (FOR FOURTH WEEK)
- FOR WEEK FOUR.
TITLE: A PLACE OF INTEREST 1
ONCE VISITED. (ORAL DISCUSION).
It was last year august 2014 during the summer coaching, we were taken on an excursion to Ibadan zoo. This was my first time of visiting the place. I was happy to see many attractive and interesting thins there. At the same, there are wild animals that frightened me, and almost row not to visit the zoo again.
The first place we were taken to the monkey cage called chimpanzee
Big with horrible look. He was serve bunch of banana as he finished it within some minutes. I also saw a lion cave very wild and he roars to frighten people. I saw a python (snake) and I learnt that he can swallow big animals, even human being alive. In addition, I saw other animals such as Giraffe fox, horse, elephant etc.
At exactly two o’clock, we are asked to get back into the school bus, as we begin our journey back to Lagos. Our discussion while coming was nothing but the experience acquired at the zoo. We finally got to Lagos at exactly 5:15pm, Getting home I narrated my beautiful experience to my parents and my sibling who wish they were there also.
Write nothing less than 200 words on ‘A place of interest I once visited.’’
LESSON FIVE: LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
Use the recommended text: ‘A drama text
- Explanation on few chapter two and three
Discuss the main character as hero in the text.