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THEME: OUR ENVIRONMENT

SUB-THEME: Comparison of Adjectives

LESSON 1

 

A.  Adding er, est to adjectives to show the comparative and superlative degrees.

 Examples

 cold –  colder than –  the coldest

 tall –  taller than –  the tallest  

 short –  shorter than –  the shortest

 

B.  Filling in correctly

 Adjective  –  Comparative  –  Superlative

1.  old –  older than –  the oldest

2.  long –  –

3.  wide –  –  

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4.  warm –  –

5.  Sharp –  –

6.  neat –  –

7.  high –  –

8.  fine –  –

9.  nice –  –

10.  wise –  –

11.  pale –  –

12.  tame –  tamer than –  the tamest

13.  pale –  paler than –  the palest

14.  young  –  younger than  –  the youngest

 

C.  Using some of the above adjectives in sentences orally.

 

D.  Using the adjectives in brackets correctly to fill in the gaps.

1.  The church is the ________________________ building in our village. (high)  

2.  Samuel is ______________________ than John. (tall)

3.  Tom’s pencil is _______________ than mine. (long)

4.  Grandmother’s blanket is ________________ than ours. (old)

5.  The knife is ___________________ than yours. (sharp)

6.  The pear was _______________ than the banana. (ripe)

7.  King Solomon was the ________________ of all men. (wise)

8.  I am the ______________ girl in the family. (old)

9.  Carol has the _______________ writing in class. (neat)

10.  This is the ______________ jam I have ever tasted. (nice)

11.  The juice is ____________ than soda. (cold)

12.  An elephant is _____________ than a hippopotamus. (large)

 

Reference

  1. Junior English BK 1, page 80

 

 

 

 

LESSON 2

Comparison of Adjectives

Doubling the last letter and adding –er, -est

hot  –  hotter –  hottest

big  –  bigger  –  biggest

A.  Fill in correctly

 Adjective comparative superlative

1.  flat –  flatter than –  the flattest

2.  wet –  –

3.  thin –  thinner than –  the thinnest

4.  sad –  –

5.  red –  –

6.  fat –  –

B.  Make sentences using the above words.

C.  Use the given adjectives correctly to fill in the gaps

a)  This is the ________________ day of the week. (hot)

b)  April was _______________ month of the year. (wet)

c)  It was the ______________ day of his life. (sad)

d)  The clown’s nose was ______________ the a cherry. (red)

e)  Jumba is the _______________ boy in class. (fat)

f)  Your slice of bread is ____________ than mine. (thin

Reference

  1. Junior English Bk 1, Page 86

 

Comparison of Adjectives

When we add –er or –est to words ending with y we change the y to i.

Examples

easy –  easier –  easiest

 

Adjectives Comparative Superlative

1.  happy –  happier – happiest

2.  lazy –  lazier – laziest

3.  tidy –  tidier than – the tidiest

4.  pretty –  –

5.  noisy –  –

6.  merry –  –

7.  easy –  –

 

Make sentences using the comparatives and superlative degree.

1.  Liza was the ______________ girl in the whole class. (happy)

2.  Musa seems to be ______________ than his brother. (lazy)

3.  The rose is the _________________ flower in the garden. (pretty)

4.  Her bedroom is ______________ than mine. (tidy)

5.  The boys are _____________ than the girls. (noisy)

6.  Christmas is the ___________________ time of year. (merry)

 

Reference

  1. Junior English Bk 1, Page 86

 

 

LESSON 3

 

Sub-Theme: common animals.

– Young ones of animals.

Vocabulary

1.  cow  – 2.  goat  – 3.  duck  –

4.  sheep   – 5.  pig –  6.  cat –

7.  rabbit   – 8.  dog  – 9.  chicken –

10.  elephant – 11.  eagle – eaglet 12.  lion – cub

13.  fish – fry 14.  donkey – 15.  horse – foal

16.  goose – goosling 17.  leopard – cub 18.  bird – nestling  

Structures:-

  • What is this? / That?

    That is / This is / those are ___________________

  • What are these? / those? __________________

    Those / these are _________________________

  • Are these / those _____________________

    Yes, they are / No, they are not ________________

    The ______________ is bigger than the ________________

  • How many _______________ can you see?
  • What is the young one of a ________________________

     

    Activities

  • Pupils will read the vocabulary.
  • Spelling the vocabulary learnt.
  • Mention the animals and their young ones.
  • Answer oral questions about the structures learnt.

    Exercise.

    1.  Mention five sentences using the words learnt.

    2.  Fill in the missing letters.

    a)  c_w  b)  p_rr_t  c)  gir_aff_

    d)  hy_na  e)  z_b_a  f)  ra_ _ it

    3.  Match the animals to their young ones.

    a)  pig calf

    b)  dog kid

    c)  elephant piglet

    d)  cow puppy

    e)  goat bunny

    f)  rabbit calf

    4.  Write out the animal in their right places.

     

    Animals we keep at home

     

    Animals we do not keep at home

    a)

     

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    b)

     

    b)

     

    c)

     

    c)

     

    d)

     

    d)

     

    e)

     

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    f)

     

    f)

     

     

    Reference

  1. Junior English Bk 2, Page 41 – 42

     

LESSON 4

Alphabetical order

Alphabetical order by second letter.

Examples:-

  (4) (1) (3) (2)

a)  crow, cat, cow, chicken

 cat, chicken,  cow, crow

 

Activities

Arranging words in alphabetical order following the second letter.

a)  squirrel,  sheep,  snake,  slug

 ________,  _______,  _______,  _______

b)  hyena,  hawker,  hen, hippopotamus

 ______,  ________,  _____, _____________

c)  duck, deer, dog, dragon

 ________,  _______,  _______,  _______

d)  lion, lamb, leopard,  locust

 ________,  _______,  _______,  _______

e)  ogre, owl, ostrich,  octopus

 ________,  _______,  _______,  _______

f)  turtle, tiger, tadpole,  tortoise

 ________,  _______,  _______,  _______

g)  moth, mat, milk, mean

 ________,  _______,  _______,  _______

 

Reference

  1. Standard Eng BK 3 Pg 7 – 8
  2. Junior Eng Bk 2 Pg 28
  3. Junior Eng Bk 3 pg 32

 

LESSON 5

Sub-theme – common insects

Vocabulary and structures

bedbug moth

bee  mosquito

grasshopper insect

wasp  fly

beetle cockroach

butterfly ant

 

 

Structures

  • What is this? / That?

    This / That is a / an ___________________

  • What are these? / those? __________________

    Those / these are _________________________

  • Are these / those _____________________

    Yes, they are / No, they are not ________________

     

     

    Activities

    a)  Pupils will read the vocabulary.

    b)  Spelling the learnt vocabulary.

    c)  Answer oral and written questions about the structure.

     

    Exercise

    1.  Make five sentences using these words.

    a)  butterfly  d)  Insects

    b)  Bedbug  e)  White ants

    c)  Cockroach  f)  Grasshoppers

    2.  Riddles – Answer these correctly.

    a)  Who am I?

     I have four legs.

     I make honey

     I sting you when you get near me.

     Who am I?

     

    b)  I am colourful and bright.

     I come from a caterpillar.

     Who am I?

     

    c)  I fly out of anthills.

     I have white wings.

     I am eaten.

     Who am I?

    3.  Write these sentences in plural form.

    a)  This is a butterfly.

     ___________________________________________________________

    b)  This is a wasp.

     ___________________________________________________________

    c)  This is a cockroach.

     ___________________________________________________________

    d)  This is a cockroach.

     ___________________________________________________________

    Ref: Trs Collection.

    LESSON 6

    Alphabetical order by the third letter.

    Example

    a)  dream  drunk drink drop

     drank dream  drip drop

     

    Arrange these words in abc order.

    a)  steal stalk strong study

    b)  grass greed grind grow

    c)  drop drink dream  drunk

    d)  pat pawpaw  palm pack

    e)  radio rack rapid rash

    f)  loaf local lost long

    g)  home honey  hope horse

    h)  flock fleet flop fly

     

    Ref:

    LESSON 7

    Use of, was and were

    We use were for one person of thing.  

    We use were and was for past forms of are and is.

     

    Examples

    The egg was cracked.

    The girls were skipping a rope.

    I was going to the market.

    I was looking at the animals.

     

    Activities

    Constructing oral sentences using was and were.

     

    Exercise

    Fill in the blanks with was or were.

    a)  The dogs _________ sleeping in the kennel.

    b)  My grandmother ____________ happy to see me.

    c)  He ________ absent yesterday.

    d)  Our car ___________ in the garage yesterday.

    e)  The girls _____________ skipping in the field.

    f)  There _____________ many apples in the basket.

    g)  The nest __________ in the tree.

    h)  My birthday _____________ last Wednesday .

    i)  Monkeys ____________ jumping from tree to tree.

     

    Ref:  i)  Junior English BK 1 pg 31.

     ii)  Standard 2 Eng pg 57 – 58.

    LESSON 8

    Revision of opposites of adjectives.

    a)  taller  –  shorter o)  high  –  low

    b)  dry  –  wet p)  clean  –  dirty

    c)  early  –  late q)  empty-  full

    d)  big  –  small r)  wild  –  tame

    e)  hard  –  soft s)  long  –  short

    f)  bad  –  good t)  hard  –  soft

    g)  clean  –  dirty u)  bad  –  good

    h)  Smaller –  bigger v)  strong –  weak

    i)  Kind  –  cruel w)  first  –  last

    j)  fast  –  slow x)  shallow –  wide

    k)  narrow –  wide y)  new  –  old

    l)  heavy –  light z)  poor  –  rich

    m)  dark –  light

    n)  thick – thin

    Activities

    –  Reading the adjectives and giving opposites.

    –  Making oral sentences using the opposites of adjectives.

    –  A written exercise about opposites of adjectives.

     

    Exercise

    Give the opposites of the underlined words.

    1.  Wasps have longer wings than mosquitoes. _______________________________

    2.  The sty was very dirty. ________________________

    3.  Pigs are fat animals. _________________

    4.  The test was difficult. ________________

    5.  Bring the empty bottles of soda. ______________

    6.  Some horses are wild and some are ___________________

    7.  James is a tall boy but his brother is ____________________

    8.  I was late for school yesterday but I am _________________

    9.  Tom is a strong boy. ___________________

    10.  My dress is wet. ______________________

     

    Ref:  Junior English Bk 1 Pg 38 and 57.

     Junior Eng bk 2 pg 44 and 77.

     

     

     

     

     

    LESSON 8

    Vocabulary

    beans fruits yellow

    flowers seeds blue

    tomato weeds  blue

    cabbage red

     

    Structures

    –  What is this / that?

     That / This is a ……………..

    –  What are these / those?

    –  Are these / those ……………?

     Yes, they are …………….

     No, they are not ……………..

    –  What colour is / are ………………?

     It is / They are ………………..

     

     

    Activities

    –  Reading the vocabulary.

    –  Spelling the vocabulary

    –  Constructing oral sentences using the vocabulary.

    –  Answering oral questions about the structures learnt.

     

    Exercise

    1.  Make five sentences using the words above.

    2.  Write down any two foods you like

    a)  I like ………………………….

    b)  I like ………………

    3)  Write down any two food you dislike.

    a)  I dislike ……………………………..

    b)  I dislike ……………………………..

    4)  Make five sentences from the table below.

    He

    I

    It

    They

    She

    we

    Like

    Dislike

    Likes

    Dislikes

    Milk

    Cabbage

    Chips

    Millet

    Carrots

    Sausages / meat.

     

    Ref:  Trs Collection

    LESSON 9

     Use of some or any.

     Some is used to us that there is a little, but not much or many.

    Examples

    There is some milk in the cup.

    We have some flowers in the garden.

     

    Any  –  Is used to tell us that there is nothing left.

    We use any to ask questions also.

     

    Examples

    a)  There aren’t any bananas in the basket.

    b)  Do you have any cabbage left?

    c)  Have you any ink in the pot?

     

    Activities

    a)  Constructing oral sentences using any or some.

    b)  Doing written exercise.

    Exercise

    Complete the sentences using some or any

    1.  Joan does not eat ____________ white ants.

    2.  There are ____________ beans in the dish.

    3.  ________________ insects do not have wings.

    4.  Is there ______________ milk left for the baby?

    5.  Do you know _________________ body here?

    6.  There are _________ weeds in the garden.

    7.  There aren’t ______________potatoes in the store.

    8.  We do not have _____________ water left in the pot.

    9.  Is there _____________ thing for me in your house?

    10.  He doesn’t want ___________ food.

    LESSON 10

     Possessive pronouns

    Examples

    my  –  mine

    our  –  ours

    your  –  yours

    her  –  hers

    their  –  theirs

    his  –  his

    it  –  it’s

     

    That is Suzan’s pencil. It belongs to her. It is hers.

    There are their clothes. They belong to them. They are theirs.

     

    Exercise

    Complete the sentences using the correct pronoun.

    1.  This is Joel’s bag. It is __________________________________

    2.  Can you please give me that bag? It is _______________________

    3.  The dog wagged ________________ tail.

    4.  Take the book to Rhoda. It is ________________________

    5.  That is your car. It is ___________________________

     

     

     

    Choose the correct word from the brackets to complete the sentences.

    a)  These are our shoes. They are_______________ (yours, ours)

    b)  These toys are for Rita. They are _______________ (hers, her)

    c)  The man chased __________________ wife. (him, his)

    d)  We could not hear _____________ talk. (him, he)

    e)  The donkey hurt ______________ eye. (it, its)

     

    Ref: Standard 3 Eng Aid 3 page 61.

     

    LESSON 11

    Monday:  Reflexive pronouns.

    Reflexive pronouns are these which end with the word self or selves.

     

    Examples

    –  Myself –  ourselves

    –  Yourself –  himself

    –  Itself –  themselves

    –  Herself –  yourselves

     

    a)  The cat has hurt itself.

    b)  The thief killed himself.

     

     

     

    Activities  

    –  Reading the reflexive pronouns.

    –  Giving examples of reflexive pronouns.

     

    Exercise

    Complete the sentences using the correct pronoun from the box.

    –  Myself –  yourself –  himself

    –  Itself –  ourselves –  herself

    –  Themselves

     

    a)  Elizabeth can dress ___________________________

    b)  I did the homework ___________________________

    c)  You must discipline __________________ first.

    d)  The cat chokes ____________________ while eating meat.

    e)  We ____________ tell lies sometimes.

    f)  The children hid ________________ in the bush.

    g)  The man had an accident and hurt_______________

    h)  I wash __________________ when I go home.

    i)  The tree fell down ____________________

    j)  Penina and Richard went to Jinja__________________

     

    Ref:  Beginners eng grammar 3 page 47.

     Standard 3 eng page 35.

     

    LESSON 12

    Theme:  Things we make

    Subtheme: Things we make in the community

     

    Vocabulary

    doll pan basket knit

    ball cushions  ladle weave

    mat pot chair models

    store mortar  stool

    rope pestle tinker

    sauce bed potter

     

    Structure

    –  Where is the _____________________?

     The _______________ is on / in the _____________

    –  How many _____________ are there?

     There are ____________________.

     

    Activities

    • Reading the vocabulary.
    • Spelling the vocabulary.
    • Constructing oral sentences using the learnt vocabulary.

    Exercise

    1.  Make five sentences using some of the words above.

     

    2.  Write these words correctly.

    a)  Idale  _______________ rotarm ___________________

    b)  Stlepe _______________ iarch ____________________

    c)  ketbas _______________ vseto ____________________

    3.  Complete the sentences using these words;

     rope, tinker, cushion

    a)  Can you put the ___________________ on the armchairs.

    b)  He _____________ tired the mattress with a __________________

    c)  The _________________ repaired our kettle and saucepans.

    4.  Join the sentences using – and –

    a)  I have a chair

     I have a stool.

    b)  Joy bought a bag.

     Joy bought a doll.

    c)  The tinker repaired the saucepan.

     The tinker repaired the kettle.

    d)  The potter sold the pot.

     The potter sold the flower vase.

     

    LESSON 14

     interrogative pronouns.

    These are pronouns which are used for asking questions.

    Examples.

    Who,  what,  which

    • Who is used when talking about people.
    • What is used for talking about things and animals.
    • Which is used to talk about things and animals.
    • Where is used to talk about a place.
    • Why is used to ask for a reason.
    • When is used to talk about time.
    • How is used to talk about the way things are done.
    • Whose is used to ask who some thing belongs to.

     

    Activities

    • Reading the interrogative pronouns.
    • Defining the interrogative pronouns.

    Exercise

    Choose the correct word from the list to complete the sentences.

    What why where  which

    When how whose  who

    1.  _________________ did you keep the book?

    2.  __________ do you live?

    3.  ____________ is your brother’s name?

    4.  _______________ old are you?

    5.  ______________ are you coming for the party?

    6.  _______________ are they late for school?

    7.  ______________ toy do you want?

    8.  _________________ is crying now?

    Write any two sentences using who, where.

    Ref: Basic eng 3 pg 44

    Beginners’ eng grammar 3 pg 48 -9.

     

    LESSON 15

    Comparing irregular adjective.  

    These are adjectives which change comparative completely in the comparative and superlative forms.

    Examples

    Good better best

    Bad worse worst

    Much more most

    Little less least

    Many more most

    Far farther  furthest

    Activities

    • Reading the irregular adjectives
    • Spelling the irregular adjectives

     

    Exercise

    Fill in the gaps using the correct form of word in the brackets.

    1.  Your handwriting is __________ than mine. (good)  

    2.  The patient is ____________ today than yesterday. (bad)

    3.  Jim collected the _________________ number of eggs. (many)

    4.  Alice has the ____________________ mark in the class. (good)

     

    Complete this table correctly.

    a)  good better ___________

    b)  __________ farther farthest

    c)  little __________ least

    d)  bad worse ___________

    Ref:  Spell well 3 pg 32 -33

     Basic eng 2 -3 pg 19 – 20

     

    LESSON 16

     Comparing adjectives which add more and most.

    Examples

    Active more active most active

    Beautiful more beautiful most beautiful

    Interesting

    Careless

    Dangerous

    Handsome

    Graceful

     

    Activities

    • Identify the adjectives in the category.
    • Spell the adjectives

     

     

    Exercise  

    1.  Complete this table correctly.

    a)  interesting ___________________ Most interesting.

    b)  _____________ more dangerous most dangerous.

    c)  careless __________________ most careless.

    d)  _______________ more handsome most handsome.

    e)  active more active  ______________.

     

    2.  Use the correct form of the word in the bracket to complete the sentences.

    a)  Joseph is an ________________ boy. (active)

    b)  The basket is ____________ than the mat. (beautiful)

    c)  Granny’s story was the ______________ of all. (interesting)

    d)  The children were very ________________ in the bus. (careless)

    e)  Mr. Lule has the ___________________ sons in the village. (handsome)

     

    Ref:  Basic eng 2 – 3 pp 20 – 21

     Beginners eng grammar 3 pg 64.

     

    LESSON 17

    Sub theme:  Materials used for their sources.

    Vocabulary

    Sisal skin leather

    Banana fibre

    Clay raffia straws

    Grass needle papyrus

    Thread sticks forest

    Shop garden swamp

    Palm leaf timber

     

    Structures

    What do you use to make a ……………………?

    I / We use …………………….. to make ………………….

     

    What is …………………… doing?

    ………………………. Is making …………………….

    Tom is making a …………………. from ……………………

     

    Activities

    • Reading the vocabulary.
    • Spelling the vocabulary.
    • Constructing oral sentences using the vocabulary.

    Exercise

    1.  Fill in the missing letters.

    a)  p__lm d)  raffi___

    b)  f__r___st  e)  n__ __dle

    c)  str__ws  f)  cl__y

    2.  Make five sentences using these words.

    a)  needle c)  garden

    b)  timber d)  sisal

    3.  Answer these questions correctly.

    a)  What do you use to make a mat?

    b)  Where do we get skins from?

    c)  What do we uses a needle and a thread for?

    d)  Where do we get hides from?

    e)  Which plant give us banana fibres?

    LESSON 18

    Adverbs

    Are words which tell us more about verbs.

    An adverb answers the question ‘how’

     

    Examples of adverbs

    slowly quickly loudly

    happily clearly easily

    neatly sadly kindly

    quietly hungrily greedily

    badly heavily proudly

    noisily heavily proudly

    monthly luckily dearly

     

    Activities

    • Defining adverbs
    • Read the adverbs
    • Form the adverbs

     

    Exercise

    1.  Write out the adverbs in these sentences.

    a)  A snail moves slowly.

    b)  It rained heavily yesterday.

    c)  The school choir sang sweetly.

    d)  The man angrily shouted at his son.

    e)  We safely reached home after a long drive.

    f)  The mother proudly looked at her baby boy.

    g)  My brother does monthly tests at his school.

    h)  We do homework daily.

    i)  The boy called loudly for help.

    j)  The dog was injured badly in the accident.

     

    Ref: Basic eng 2 – 3 pg 35

    Junior eng 2 pg 43

    Beginners eng grammar pg 10.

    LESSON 19

    Forming adverbs by adding ‘ly’

    Some adverbs can be formed by adding – ly- to the adjectives.  

    Examples

    Slow slowly

    Proud proudly

    Kind kindly  

    Soft softly

    Neat neatly

    Safe safely

    Quick quickly

    Calm calmly

    Loud loudly

     

    Activities

    a)  Reading the adverbs.

    b)  Spelling and forming the adverbs correctly.

     

     

    Exercise

    1.  Use the correct form of the word in the brackets to complete the sentences correctly.

    a)  The dog barked _________________ at the thief. (loud)

    b)  The children sang ________________ in the concert. (sweet)

    c)  We read ___________________ in the library. (quiet)

    d)  He walked _________________ because his foot was hurt. (slow)

    e)  The man ran very ______________ to save the baby. (quick)

    f)  My mother looked ______________ at the basket she had made. (proud)

    g)  Sam painted the house ____________________(neat)

     

    Ref:  Junior eng bk 2 pg 43.

     Standard 3 eng pg 52-3.

     

    LESSON 20

    Adverbs formed from adjectives

    Ending with –y-

    Examples

    Angry angrily

    Easy Easily

    Happy  happily

    Busy busy

     

    Activities

    Spelling the adverbs.

    Forming adverbs from adjectives ending with y.

     

    Exercise

    1.  Form adverbs from these adjectives.

     Heavy  –

     Lucky –  

     Day –  

     Hungry  –  

     Steady  –

     Greedy  –

     Noisy –

    2.  Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences correctly.

    a)  The boys collected clay from the swamp _______________ (easy)

    b)  We fetch water from the well ________________ (day)

    c)  It rained ____________ yesterday and we failed to go to the garden. (heavy)

    d)  Grace jumped over the rope ___________ (easy)

    e)  The children made the mats ___________ (happy)

    f)  The potter walked away ___________ when the pots broke. (angry)

    g)  Nancy ate all the food from the plate ______________ (greedy)

     

    LESSON 21

    Vocabulary  a piece of

    Knife glass peeling

    Dish bench  cutting

    Dress box sewing

    Brush torch

     

    Structures

    –  What is this / that?

     That / this is a __________________

    –  What are these / those

     These are ____________________

     Those are ____________________

    –  Show me ___________________?

     This / that / is / these / those / are _____________

     

     

    Activities

  1. Reading the vocabulary.
  2. Answering orally the structures.
  3. Constructing oral and written sentences.

 

 

Exercise

1)  Write the plurals of these words.

a)  knife _______________ e)  bench ______________

b)  dish _______________ f)  brush ________________

c)  glass _______________ g)  torch ________________

d)  dress ______________

 

2.  Write five nouns using the word a piece of _______________

 

Examples

A piece of chalk.

a)  ___________________________ (glass)

b)  ___________________________ (chalk)

c)  ___________________________ (wood)

d)  ___________________________ (cloth)

e)  ___________________________ (soap)

 

3.  Fill in the gaps with the plurals of the words in the brackets.

a)  There are only two ___________________ in the box. (piece of chalk)

b)  The benches were made from _________________. (piece of wood)

c)  The tailor cut many __________ to make a skirt. (piece of cloth)

d)  There were ten __________ in the cooking pot. (piece of meat)

e)  The children made masks from _______________ (piece of paper)

LESSON 22

conjunction – and –

We can join sentences using – and –

 

Examples

a)  We can make a pot from clay.

 We can make a flower vase from clay.

 We can make a pot and a flower vase from clay.

b)  We use a mortor to pound ground nuts.

 We use a pestle to pound groundnuts.

 We use a mortor and a pestle to pound groundnuts.

 

Activities

a)  Children will read the sentences about “and”

b)  Mentioning / constructing sentences using _________ and _______

Exercise

1)  Join the sentences using ________ and ________

a)  Claire has made a doll from banana fibres.

 Claire has made a rope from banana fibres.

b)  Martin is good at weaving.

 Martin is good at modeling.

c)  Oscar is storing. Oscar is tall.

d)  Rhoda is going fishing.

 I am going fishing.

e)  Daddy came to my school.

 Mummy came to my school.

f)  The carpenter mad a chair.

 The carpenter made a stool.

g)  The doctor checked my eye.

 The doctor gave me medicine.

h)  Lydia paid the butcher man.

 She collected the dog’s meat.

i)  Brenda swept the house.

 She mopped the house.

 

Ref:  Junior eng bk 2 pg 16.

 Basic eng bk 1 pg 41 – 42.

LESSON 23

Conjunction ……. too…………..to.

The boy is _____________ very small. He cannot was the cushions.

The boy is ___________ young __________ wash the cushions.

I am very tired. I cannot carry the heavy bucket.

I am too tired to carry the heavy bucket.

 

Activities

1.  Pupils will read sentences with too …………. to………..

2.  Pupils will construct oral sentences using …………. too ………. to……..

 

Exercise

Join these sentences with too …………… to.

1.  The boy is very young.

 He can not carry the chair.

2.  We are very tired.

 We cannot wash the carpet.

3.  She is very fat. She cannot pass through the type.

4.  Florence is very tired. She cannot do homework.

5.  It is very hot. We cannot go out to play.

6.  We live very far. We cannot come to school at six.

7.  The puppy is very small. It cannot eat that hard bone.

8.  The man is very poor. He cannot build a house.

9.  The woman is very fat. She cannot ran.

10.  Musoke is very short. He cannot reach the chalkboard.

LESSON 24

THEME:  TRANSPORT IN OUR COMMUNITY

Means and uses of transport in our community.

Vocabulary

Boat cyclist

Transport ride

Helicopter bicycle

Captain luggage

Driver ferry

Pilot passengers

Pedestrian motorcycle

Drive water

Air animals

Train people

Bus food

Road

 

 

 

Structures

1.  Where is the ……………..?

 The bus is on the road.

 The bananas are on the lorry

2.  Who is (flying) driving, riding the ………….?

 Musa is ……………………..

3.  What colour is the ……………..

 It is ………………………….

 

Activities

  • Reading the vocabulary learnt.
  • Pelling the vocabulary learnt.
  • Constructing sentences orally using the vocabulary learnt.

 

Exercise

1.  Write four sentences using the words above.

a)  __________________________________________________________________

b)  __________________________________________________________________

c)  __________________________________________________________________

d)  __________________________________________________________________

e)  __________________________________________________________________

2.  Underline the odd one out.

a)  fly,  ride,  drive,   walk, pray

b)  Lorry,  driver,   captain, pilot

c)  boat,  lorry, aero plane, driver  

d)  Bicycle, passenger, motorcycle, bus

e)  motorist, cyclist, pilot, driver, train

 

3.  Write the correct form of word in the brackets.

a)  The pilot ___________ the aeroplane every day. (fly)

b)  Joseph ______________ his bicycle every evening. (ride)

c)  Daddy _____________ his car yesterday. (drive)

d)  The cyclist ______________ off his bicycle last Monday. (fall)

e)  The driver __________ the train everyday. (drive)

 

Ref: Eng Aid bk 3 pg 56

 

LESSON 25

Conjunction (……………….. so………….)

 

Examples

1.  a)  It started to rain.

We went home.

It started to rain so we missed the train.

 b)  We were late. We missed train.

We were late so we missed the train.

 

Activities

  1. Pupils will orally construct sentences using ………….. So……….
  2. The dog barked loudly. The thief ran away.
  3. Peter had lost his bus fare. He had to walk home.
  4. Sarah felt hot. She took her coat off.
  5. The day was wet. We wore our gumboots.
  6. The old man was tired. He sat down to rest.
  7. The weather was wet. We wore our gumboots.
  8. The old man was tired. He sat down to rest.
  9. The lake was calm. Sam sailed safely.
  10. It was a long journey. We woke up early.
  11. It was a fine day. I went out riding my new bicycle.
  12. The bicycle was old. It could not climb the hill.

LESSON 27

Vocabulary

Safe pedestrian traffic jam

Unsafe  signpost zebra

Safety  left crossing

Traffic right road sign

Cross path pavement

Carry guides

Fly over  crossing

Structures

–  Where is ………………… going?

…………….. is going to the taxi park/railway station / bus stop.

–  At what time did ………….. Catch the ……….?

 Bus / taxi / train

 

Activities

  • Pupils will read the vocabulary.
  • Answer questions about the structure.

 

Exercise

1.  Make sentences from these words.

a)  traffic jam b)  zebra crossing

c)  safely  d)  pavement

 

2.  Write these words correctly.

a)  prak b)  loyrr c)  sihp

d)  baot e)  tixa f)  isailng

h)  airoprt i)  drivngi

 

Ref:  Mk primary eng bk 2pg 97.

 

 

LESSON 28

Opposite using ……….. un we can also form opposites of words using un.

Examples

Happy  –  unhappy

Willing  –  unwilling

Paid -unpaid

 

 

Activities

1.  Children will form opposites of word using –un

2.  Make sentences using some given opposites.

3.  Completing sentences using opposites of words in the brackets.

Exercise

  1. Form opposites of these words.
  2. Safe ___________________ fair  ______________________
  3. Kind __________________ wise _______________________
  4. Clear _________________ tie _________________________
  5. Friendly _______________ real ________________________
  6. Tidy ___________________ screw _______________________
  7. Steady _________________  tie __________________________
  8. Do _____________________  roll __________________________
  9. Make sentences using these opposites

    Unfriendly  ____________________________________________________

    Untidy  ____________________________________________________

    Unkind  ____________________________________________________

    Unpaid  ____________________________________________________

     

    3.  Complete these sentences using the opposites of the words in brackets.

    a)  The children were _______________________ in the house alone. (safe)

    b)  The new road is ________________________ (finished)

    c)  Daddy failed to _______________________ the tyres of the lorry. (screw)

    d)  The conductor could not __________________ the door of the bus. (lock)

    e)  Ken was __________________ to report his friends. (willing)

    f)  The pears were _____________________ (ripe)

     

    Ref:  Junior Eng Bk 2 pg 34.

    LESSON 29

    Present simple tense – negative

    We use the word ‘not’ to show that the action did not take place therefore the sentence is negative.

    We use a helping verb ‘does’ before ‘not’

    Example

    1.  My mother wakes up early.

     My mother does not wake up early.

    Activities

    1.  Pupils will change sentences to present simple tense negative.

     

    Exercise

    1.  Write these sentences in negative form.

    a)  I go to school with my grandmother.

    b)  She goes to work by bus.

    c)  Ian likes to play on the road.

    d)  Grace rides her bicycle every evening.

    e)  We cross the road at the Zebra crossing.

    f)  I know how to ride a motor cycle.

    g)  He drives very fast.

    h)  The time keeper rings the bell in the morning.

    i)  He runs to school everyday.

    j)  We sing songs in the choir.

     

    Ref:  Oxford primary eng 2 pg 58 – 61.

    LESSON 30

    Sub-Theme:  Dangerous things on the road

    Past simple tense – negative

    We use the word no to show that the action did not take place. A helping verb ‘did’ is used before ‘not’

    Example

    1.  Daddy drove very fast.

     Daddy did not drive very fast.

    Activities

    Children will change sentences to put simple tense negative.


    Exercise

    1.  Write these sentences in past simple negative.

    a)  The passengers shouted at the bus conductor.

    b)  I came to school on foot yesterday.

    c)  The aeroplane flew high in the sky.

    d)  The conductor put all the luggage in the boot.

    e)  Two ships drowned in the lake last week.

    f)  The policeman crossed the road very safely.

    g)  Tom bought a new car last month.

    h)  My father had a motor boat.

    i)  Jim crosses the road at the Zebra crossing.

    LESSON 31

    Vocabulary

    Danger thief

    Robbers steal

    Potholes thorns

    Broken bottles  animals

    Electrical wires  rubbish

    Landmine stones

    Attack broken branch

    Insects throw

    Rubbish animals

     

    Activities

  • Reading the vocabulary
  • Spelling the words
  • Construction oral and written sentences

 

Make small words from some of the big words.

 

Exercise

1.  Make six sentences using the words above.

a)  ____________________________________________________________________

b)  ____________________________________________________________________

c)  ____________________________________________________________________

d)  ____________________________________________________________________

e)  ____________________________________________________________________

f)  ____________________________________________________________________

g)  ____________________________________________________________________

2.  Make small words from these big ones.

Danger __________________________ ____________________

Pothole __________________________ ____________________

Stone __________________________ ____________________

Landmine __________________________ ____________________

 

3.  Fill in the missing letters

a)  th__rn

b)  r___bb__sh

c)  ins___cts

d)  r__bb__sh

e)  n__ils

f)  d__ng__r

 

 

LESSON 32

Compound words

These are words which are formed by joining two or more small words e.g

Milk t man = milkman.

Hand + bag = handbag

Egg + cup = eggcup

Police + woman = policewoman

Land + mine = landmine

Police + man = policeman

 

Activities

  • Forming compound words
  • Reading and writing compound words

Exercise

Make compound words from these ones

Cup + board —————————————-

Flower + pot ——————————————

Arm + chair ——————————————

Snow + man ————————————–

Table + cloth —————————————

Sun + shine —————————————

Play + ground ———————————

Time + table ————————————

Table + spoon ——————————————

School + girl —————————————

Play + ground —————————————-

Foot + ball —————————————-

Black + board —————————————-

Pan + cake —————————————–

 

  1. Complete these sentences by joining the two underlined words correctly.
  2. A room for bath is called a _________________________
  3. A pot used for tea is a _____________________________
  4. Work to be done at home is _________________________
  5. A rope used for skipping is a _________________________
  6. A shop where books are sold is _______________________
  7. A bag carried in hand is a ____________________________
  8. A ball game played with the foot is _________________________
  9. A sty in which the pig is kept is a ____________________________

     

    Ref:  Junior eng 1 page 55

     Junior eng 2 page 56

     Spell well Bk 3 page 9

     Word perfect spell pg 20.

     

    LESSON 33

    Collective nouns

    Collective nouns are those which name a group of things e.g

    A group of bees is a swam.

    A group of sheep is a flock

    A group of thieves is a gang

    A group of cows is a herd.

     

    Activities

    Children will give example of collective nouns.

    Spell the collective nouns

     

    Exercise

    1.  Write the missing words

    a)  a _________________ of people

     a _________________ of thieves

     a _________________ of bees

     a ________________ of wolves

     a herd of __________________

    a bunch of _________________

    a flock of ___________________

    a ________________ of players.

     

    2.  Write the collective nouns missing in these sentences

    a)  A _______________of thieves broke in to the house last night.

    b)  A _______________ of bees flew from the hive.

    c)  A pack of __________________ were in the forest.

    d)  A __________________ of fish swam past our boat.

    e)  My mother bought a ______________ of flowers on my birthday.

    f)  A _________________ of people were on the streets.

    g)  The farmer took the __________________ of sheep to graze up the mountain.

     

    Ref:  Junior eng bk 2 page 35

     Junior eng bk 3 page 19

     Junior eng bk 1 page 59

     

    LESSON 34

    Theme 8: Accidents and safety

    Sub-Theme:  Causes of common accidents in our community

     Vocabulary

    Fire razorblade

    Poison knife

    Medicine spear

    Water hoe

    Insect panga

    Electricity axe

    Vehicle bleed

    Animal cut

    Blood hurt

    Needle poor housing

    Pin

     

    Structures

    What is wrong?

    I am / she / he is hurt.

     

    Don’t play with ……………

    It can burn / kill.

     

    Activities

  • Pupils will read and spell the vocabulary
  • Answer oral questions about the structure.
  • Construct oral and written sentences using the structure.

Exercise

1.  Re-arrange the letters to make correct words.

Knei ____________________ posion ___________________

Pesar ___________________ thur ______________________

Ngapa __________________ icednemi _________________

Xae ____________________ tcu _____________________

 

2.  Make five sentences using the words above

a)  ________________________________________________________________________

b)  ________________________________________________________________________

c)  ________________________________________________________________________

d)  ________________________________________________________________________

e)  ________________________________________________________________________

 

3.  Write the plurals of these words.

a)  hoe g)  water

b)  panga  h)  spear

c)  knife i)  blood

d)  needle  j)  vehicles

e)  axe k)  medicine

f)  pin l)  fire

 

Similes

Similes are the things which are the same. With similies we compare one thing to another.

 

Examples

As hot as fire

As cold as ice

As sweet as honey

 

Activities

1.  Pupils will compare things using similes.

2.  Complete sentences correctly using similes.

 

Exercise

Complete these similes correctly as light as ___________________________

As light as _________________________

As black as _______________________

As _____________________ as grass

As _________________ as honey

As __________________as snow

As _________________ as a snail

As _________________ as ice

As _______________as abc

As busy as _________________

As easy as ______________________

 

2.  Complete these sentences correctly.

a)  Her dress is as ________________________ as snow.

b)  The medicine is as sweet as __________________

c)  The dog was as _________________as a lion.

d)  The sun is as hot as ______________________

e)  It is bad to be as proud as a __________________

LESSON 35

Sub-Theme: Management of accidents

Vocabulary

Hospital tablets

Clinic nurse

Dispensary alarm

bandage shout

Accidents treat

Ambulance carry

 

Structure

  • What’s she / he doing?
  • Where do you go when you are hurt?
  • Where’s the _______________?
  • What is the _____________ carrying?

Activities

  • Reading and spelling the words learnt.
  • Answering oral and written questions from the structures.

 

Exercise

  1. Fill in the missing letters.
    1. H__sp__tal
    2. Cl__n__c
    3. D__sp__nsary
    4. Acc__d__nt
    5. N__u__e
    6. Amb__l__nce
    7. Tr__at

     

    2.  Make small words from the big ones.

    a)  bandage ________________ _______________ ______________

    b)  hospital ________________ _______________ ______________

    c)  tablet ________________ _______________ ______________

    d)  treat ________________ _______________ ______________

     

    Ref:  MK primary eng bk 2 pg 142-3

    LESSON 36

    Sub-Theme: First Aid

    Vocabulary

    Bandage  pair of scissors

    Cotton wool temperature

    Spirit ear buds

    Plaster  gauze

    Safety pin  clean water

    Thermometer soap

     

    Structure

    1.  What do you use __________________ for?

    2.  May I have a _________________________?

     

     

     

    Activities

    Read the vocabulary

    Spell the vocabulary

    Use the vocabulary in oral and written sentences.

    Answer structural questions orally.

    Exercise

    1.  Write six sentences using these words.

    a)  bandage ____________________________________________________________

    b)  ear buds ____________________________________________________________

    c)  panadol ____________________________________________________________

    d)  plaster ____________________________________________________________

    e)  temperature ____________________________________________________________

    f)  safety pin ____________________________________________________________

     

  2. Write the odd one out.
    1. Spirit, plaster, panadol, house, gauze
    2. Lorry, bicycle, stone, bus
    3. Puppy, desk, kitchen, cub, piglet
    4. Cyclist, driver, spirit, motorist, pilot

    3.  Fill in the missing letters.

    a)  pl__st__r

    b)  p__n__d__l

    c)  g__uze

    d)  sc__ss__rs

    e)  sp__r__t

    f)  th__rm__met__r

    g)  i__d__ne  




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