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THEME: OUR ENVIRONMENT

SUB THEME: Common animals.

WEEK 2

Lesson 1.

A composition about how I spent my holiday.(Narrative)

 

Lesson 2. Comparison of Adjectives.

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

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1.  old –  older than –  the oldest

2.  long –  –

3.  wide –  –  

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

(i)  Junior English BK 1, page 80

 

Lesson 3

Alphabetical order

Revision of arranging words in alphabetical order by the first letter.

Examples:-

Car, dog, apple, bed

Apple, bed, car, dog,

 

Kennel, flower, elephant, girl,

Elephant, flower, girl, kennel

Activity:

Arrange these words in alphabetical order.

a)cup, axe, goat, ball

_______, ________, ______, _______

b)fork, den, house, jug

_______, _______, ______, ________

c) kite, lion, wall, pan

______,______, _______, _______

Lesson 4. Alphabetical order by second letter.

Examples:  

 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

 

WEEK 3.

 

Lesson 5 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: Primary School Curriculum for Uganda.

 

Lesson 6. Animals and their young ones.

Vocabulary:

Cow, calf, duckling, sheep, piglet, cub, elephant, weaverbird, parrot, dove, monkey, eagle etc

Match the animals to their young ones.

Sheep cub

Goat duckling

Elephant baby

Eagle puppy

Pig lamb

Monkey eaglet

Lion kid

Tiger piglet

Duck cub

Dog calf

Activities

_ Reading the vocabulary

_ Matching animals to their young ones.

_ A written exercise about animals and their young ones.

 

 

Exercise

Complete correctly.

A young one of a duck is a___________

A young one of an elephant is a _________

A young one of a pig is a__________

A young one of a monkey is a ______-

A young one of a lion is a _________

A young one of a sheep is a__________

Ref: MK Junior Literacy bk 1

 

LESSON 7: COMPREHENSION. A passage about animals.

Animals.

In our environment we have two groups of animals. The domestic and wild animals. Domestic animals are kept in our homes and they include cows, goats, hens, cats, dogs and many others. These animals are useful to us. Dogs guard our homes, cats chase rats in our houses, donkeys and horses are used for transport, cows provide us with milk, hens and ducks provide us with eggs and meat.

Wild animals are those found in bushes, forests and water bodies. Others are kept in zoos and game parks. They include lions, crocodiles, antelopes, monkeys, snakes and many others. Wild animals are tourist attraction. The country gets money from the tourists. We also learn about these animals and some provide us with meat.

Questions

1. What are domestic animals?

______________________________________________

2. Where do we find domestic animals?

 

3. How is a dog useful in our home?

____________________________________

4. Why do we keep hens and ducks in our homes?

5. A part from bushes and water bodies, where else do we find wild animals?

_________________________________________________________________

6. How do we call people who go to look at wild animals in the zoos and game parks?

___________________________________________________________________

7. Draw and name three wild animals.

 

 

Re- writing sentences using When……

 

  1. I was going home. I met a mad man. { Begin; When…….}
  2. The bog was barking. We locked it in the kennel.
  3. Joseph was playing in Namboole. He fell down.
  4. We went to the market. It started raining.
  5. He finished the work. He handed in the book for marking.

 

 

 

 

LESSON 8.

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

 

WEEK 4.

LESSON 9

Sub theme: Common insects

COMPREHENSION

A passage about insects.

 

Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences.

 Insects

 

Insects are livings things. They breathe, grow, die, feed, excrete and reproduce. Examples

of insects are houseflies, grasshoppers, termites, bees, wasps and many others. Insects have three main body parts. These are head, thorax and abdomen. Insects use spiracles for breathing. Some insects are useful and others are harmful. The useful insects are bees, grasshoppers and white ants. Some harmful insects are houseflies, tsetse flies and mosquitoes. Mosquitoes spread malaria. Tsetse flies spread sleeping sickness to people and nagana to animals. Houseflies spread diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera and trachoma.

Questions

1. Why are insects grouped under living things?

————————————————————-

2. How many main body parts has an insect?

________________________________________

 

3. What do insects use for breathing?

_________________________________________________

4. Mention four examples of insects in the story?

i) ___________________

ii) ___________________

iii) __________________

5. Which insect spreads sleeping sickness?

__________________________________________________

6. Why are bees useful insects?

__________________________________________________

Draw and name an insect and the main body parts.

 

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Ref: Curriculum

 

LESSON 10

Use of some or any. Lesson 8

 

 Some is used to show 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.

We use any in negative sentences.

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.

 

Ref.

English aid bk 2 pg 46

 

LESSON 11

 

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 _________________ t0day.

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 12

 

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.

WEEK 5.I

LESSON 13

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 14

COMPOSITION

Jumbled sentences

 

Re-arrange these sentences to make a good story.

 

A.  He puts on his uniform.

 John wakes up early in the morning.

 He gets his school bag and runs to school.

 He has a shower.

 He takes his breakfast

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

B.  He stops playing when he sees the friends.

 Simon has a pet cat

 He plays with it everyday.

 Its name is Bobbie.

 It is very playful.

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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

 

WEEK 6.

LESSON 17.

 

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 18

Joining sentences using Who…………….

1 This is the girl. She lost her book.{ Join using who……….}

2. Here is the man. He got an accident.

3. That is the teacher. She teaches English.

4. Those are the farmers. They visited our school.

5. There are the doctors. They work in Mengo hospital.

 

LESSON 19

Wed:  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 20

Picture composition (description)


Understanding integrated Science book 2 page 5

Pre-activities

1. Naming animals found in the picture orally.

2. Naming the young ones of the animals and where they live. E.g. calf – kraal, chick – pen etc.

3. Identifying wild and domestic animals.

4. Writing the composition.

 

Guiding Questions

 

a. What are domestic animals?

b. Name some domestic animals.

c. What are wild animals?

d. Which domestic animals give us meat?

 

 

e. Which animals give us wool?

f. Give any other uses of animals in the picture

WEEK 7. LESSON 21

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 22

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)

Ref:

Junior English Book 2

 

LESSON 23

Sub theme: Common plants

COMPREHENSION

 

 

1 What are natural plants ?

 

____________________________________________________________

2. What do we get from big trees?

_____________________________________________________________

3. Why do we need plants in our environment?

_____________________________________________________________

4. How do we care for plants?

 

____________________________________________

5. Draw and name two plants in our environment.

 

Ref: Curriculum

 

LESSON 24

 

Vocabulary  a piece of lLesson18

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)

 

WEEK 8

LESSON 25

 

Ref: Curriculum

 

LESSON 26

JOINING SENTENCES USING WHOSE

  1. That is the man. His car had an accident. {Join using Whose……..}
  2. Here is the parent. Her daughter got a prize.
  3. This is the farmer. His animals ate our crops.
  4. Those are the children. Their father went to London.
  5. This is the lady. Her bag was stolen.

     

    Ref: Curriculum

 

LESSON 27

 

Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences:

Mrs. Mukasa’s craft shop. Lesson fourteen

 

Mrs. Mukasa has a big craft shop. One day our teacher, Mr. Okot took us to see the crafts shop. He told us to ask questions about crafts. So we asked Mrs. Mukasa what materials the crafts were made of. She said, there are many things we can use to make each of the crafts. Peter asked Mrs. Mukasa, if we can use clay. Oh yes, said Mrs.Mukasa. We can use clay to make pots, charcoal stove, cups and so many other things .She also told the children that, they can use bottle tops, sisal, seeds, feathers, raffia, palm leaves and straws to make crafts. The crafts made can also be sold to get money or used for home use.

 

  1. Who has a big craft shop? __________________________________________________________
  2. Who took the children to the crafts shop? ___________________________________________________________________
  3. What is the title of the story? ____________________________________________
  4. ________________ asked Mrs. Mukasa a question.
  5. Draw and name there materials we use to make crafts

 

Ref: Curriculum

 

LESSON 28

Riddles related to things we make in the environment.

 

What/Who am I?

 

I am made in a workshop.

They use a saw to cut me.

They put nails in the pieces.

What am I?  

Children sit on me in class

Who am I?

 

I am made of Sisal.

You use me to skip.

What am I?

You are a_______.

 

I am made of clay.

You use me to cook food.

What am I?

You are a________

 

I have four legs.

I cannot walk.

I am made of wood.

You sleep on me.

What am I?

You are a__________

 

I am round.

You make me out of banana fibres and sisal.

You play with me.

What am I?

You are a__________

 

Ref: Curriculum

 

 

LESSON 29

 

Present simple tense – negative Lesson 24

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

Read the story and answer the questions about it in full sentences.


Busy towns

There are always many vehicles in busy towns. My friend Eric lives in Jinja town.

He says he sees many cars, buses and lorries. He sometimes sees blue, green and white cars. I see many colours of cars and buses but I love white cars most of all.

My grandmother has a donkey. She uses it to transport her millet and maize from the garden to the millet machine.

Mr. Kigongo lives across the lake, He uses a boat or a canoe.

Sometimes he uses a ferry to cross the lake to the islands.

I hope one day to use a ferry and see what it feels like.

 

1. Where does Eric live?

_____________________________________________________________________

2. What does Eric see in Jinja town?

_____________________________________________________________________

3. What colour of cars does Eric like most?

______________________________________________________________________

4. Who has a donkey?

__________________________________________________________

 

5. Which means of transport does Mr. Kigongo use to cross the lake?

____________________________________________________________

 

6. Which crops does Eric’s grandmother grow?

____________________________________________

7. Draw and name any four means of transport mentioned in the story.

 

 

Lesson 32. Conjunction ……. too…………..to.

The boy is very small. He cannot wash the clothes.

The boy is ___________ young __________ wash the clothes.

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 run.

____________________________________________________

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

________________________________________________________

Ref: Curriculum

 

Lesson 33  

Opposite using ……….. un we can also form opposites of words using un.Lesson 23

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 34

     

    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 house 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 35

     

    Collective nouns

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

    A group of bees is a swarm.

    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 36

    Similes

    Similes are the things which are the same. With similes 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 __________________

     

     

     

     

     

     

    COMPREHENSION. A passage about animals.

    Animals.

    In our environment we have two groups of animals. The domestic and wild animals. Domestic animals are kept in our homes and they include cows, goats, hens, cats, dogs and many others. These animals are useful to us. Dogs guard our homes, cats chase rats in our houses, donkeys and horses are used for transport, cows provide us with milk, hens and ducks provide us with eggs and meat.

    Wild animals are those found in bushes, forests and water bodies. Others are kept in zoos and game parks. They include lions, crocodiles, antelopes, monkeys, snakes and many others. Wild animals are tourist attraction. The country gets money from the tourists. We also learn about these animals and some provide us with meat.

     

    COMPREHENSION. A passage about animals.

    Animals.

    In our environment we have two groups of animals. The domestic and wild animals. Domestic animals are kept in our homes and they include cows, goats, hens, cats, dogs and many others. These animals are useful to us. Dogs guard our homes, cats chase rats in our houses, donkeys and horses are used for transport, cows provide us with milk, hens and ducks provide us with eggs and meat.

    Wild animals are those found in bushes, forests and water bodies. Others are kept in zoos and game parks. They include lions, crocodiles, antelopes, monkeys, snakes and many others. Wild animals are tourist attraction. The country gets money from the tourists. We also learn about these animals and some provide us with meat.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    COMPREHENSION

    A passage about insects.

     

    Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences.

     Insects

    Insects are livings things. They breathe, grow, die, feed, excrete and reproduce. Examples

    of insects are houseflies, grasshoppers, termites, bees, wasps and many others. Insects have three main body parts. These are head, thorax and abdomen. Insects use spiracles for breathing. Some insects are useful and others are harmful. The useful insects are bees, grasshoppers and white ants. Some harmful insects are houseflies, tsetse flies and mosquitoes. Mosquitoes spread malaria. Tsetse flies spread sleeping sickness to people and nagana to animals. Houseflies spread diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera and trachoma.

     

    COMPREHENSION

    A passage about insects.

    Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences.

     Insects

    Insects are livings things. They breathe, grow, die, feed, excrete and reproduce. Examples

    of insects are houseflies, grasshoppers, termites, bees, wasps and many others. Insects have three main body parts. These are head, thorax and abdomen. Insects use spiracles for breathing. Some insects are useful and others are harmful. The useful insects are bees, grasshoppers and white ants. Some harmful insects are houseflies, tsetse flies and mosquitoes. Mosquitoes spread malaria. Tsetse flies spread sleeping sickness to people and nagana to animals. Houseflies spread diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera and trachoma.

     

    COMPREHENSION

    A passage about insects.

    Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences.

     Insects

    Insects are livings things. They breathe, grow, die, feed, excrete and reproduce. Examples

    of insects are houseflies, grasshoppers, termites, bees, wasps and many others. Insects have three main body parts. These are head, thorax and abdomen. Insects use spiracles for breathing. Some insects are useful and others are harmful. The useful insects are bees, grasshoppers and white ants. Some harmful insects are houseflies, tsetse flies and mosquitoes. Mosquitoes spread malaria. Tsetse flies spread sleeping sickness to people and nagana to animals. Houseflies spread diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera and trachoma.

     

     

    Re-arrange these sentences to make a good story.

     

    A.  He puts on his uniform.

     John wakes up early in the morning.

     He gets his school bag and runs to school.

     He has a shower.

     He takes his breakfast

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    B.  He stops playing when he sees the friends.

     Simon has a pet cat

     He plays with it everyday.

     Its name is Bobbie.

     It is very playful.

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

     

     

     

     

    A passage about plants

     

    Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences.


    Plants

    Plants are very important to people. Some plants are planted by people while others are natural. Plants which are not planted by people are called natural plants. These ones do not need much care from people but they need to be protected. Plants make our environment look beautiful and healthy. Plants in our gardens need care like weeding, watering, pruning and mulching them. Some plants are a source of food, medicine and shade. Big trees provide timber for furniture and firewood. A large group of plants help in the formation of rainfall.

     

    A passage about plants

     

    Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences.


    Plants

    Plants are very important to people. Some plants are planted by people while others are natural. Plants which are not planted by people are called natural plants. These ones do not need much care from people but they need to be protected. Plants make our environment look beautiful and healthy. Plants in our gardens need care like weeding, watering, pruning and mulching them. Some plants are a source of food, medicine and shade. Big trees provide timber for furniture and firewood. A large group of plants help in the formation of rainfall.

     

    A passage about plants

     

    Read the story and answer the questions in full sentences.


    Plants

    Plants are very important to people. Some plants are planted by people while others are natural. Plants which are not planted by people are called natural plants. These ones do not need much care from people but they need to be protected. Plants make our environment look beautiful and healthy. Plants in our gardens need care like weeding, watering, pruning and mulching them. Some plants are a source of food, medicine and shade. Big trees provide timber for furniture and firewood. A large group of plants help in the formation of rainfall.

     

    Things we make in our community

    COMPOSITION

    Guided composition about things we make.

     

     

    Complete the story using the using the words given below.

     

    (
    wall, shops, skipping, sisal, two)

    Primary ____________pupils are outside the classroom.

    Girls are________________with ropes. Ropes are made out of banana fibres or ———.Boys are playing with the balls which they made out of banana fibres. Banana fibres are got from banana plants. Some other balls are bought from_________________. Musa is climbing over the_______________________ to get the ball. The teacher is telling him to be careful. Some children enjoy playing with hoops which are made out of sticks.

    Things we make in our community

    COMPOSITION

    Guided composition about things we make.

    Complete the story using the using the words given below.

     

    (
    wall, shops, skipping, sisal, two)

    Primary ____________pupils are outside the classroom.

    Girls are________________with ropes. Ropes are made out of banana fibres or ———.Boys are playing with the balls which they made out of banana fibres. Banana fibres are got from banana plants. Some other balls are bought from_________________. Musa is climbing over the_______________________ to get the ball. The teacher is telling him to be careful. Some children enjoy playing with hoops which are made out of sticks.

     

     

     

     

    Things we make in our community

    COMPOSITION

    Guided composition about things we make.

    Complete the story using the using the words given below.

    (wall, shops, skipping, sisal, two)

    Primary ____________pupils are outside the classroom.

    Girls are________________with ropes. Ropes are made out of banana fibres or ———.Boys are playing with the balls which they made out of banana fibres. Banana fibres are got from banana plants. Some other balls are bought from_________________. Musa is climbing over the_______________________ to get the ball. The teacher is telling him to be careful. Some children enjoy playing with hoops which are made out of sticks.

     

    Things we make in our community

    COMPOSITION

    Guided composition about things we make.

    Complete the story using the using the words given below.

    (wall, shops, skipping, sisal, two)

    Primary ____________pupils are outside the classroom.

    Girls are________________with ropes. Ropes are made out of banana fibres or ———.Boys are playing with the balls which they made out of banana fibres. Banana fibres are got from banana plants. Some other balls are bought from_________________. Musa is climbing over the_______________________ to get the ball. The teacher is telling him to be careful. Some children enjoy playing with hoops which are made out of sticks.

    Things we make in our community

    COMPOSITION

    Guided composition about things we make.

    Complete the story using the using the words given below.

    (wall, shops, skipping, sisal, two)

    Primary ____________pupils are outside the classroom.

    Girls are________________with ropes. Ropes are made out of banana fibres or ———.Boys are playing with the balls which they made out of banana fibres. Banana fibres are got from banana plants. Some other balls are bought from_________________. Musa is climbing over the_______________________ to get the ball. The teacher is telling him to be careful. Some children enjoy playing with hoops which are made out of sticks.

    Read the story and answer the questions about it in full sentences.


    Busy towns

    There are always many vehicles in busy towns. My friend Eric lives in Jinja town.

    He says he sees many cars, buses and lorries. He sometimes sees blue, green and white cars. I see many colours of cars and buses but I love white cars most of all.

    My grandmother has a donkey. She uses it to transport her millet and maize from the garden to the millet machine.

    Mr. Kigongo lives across the lake, He uses a boat or a canoe.

    Sometimes he uses a ferry to cross the lake to the islands.

     

     

    Read the story and answer the questions about it in full sentences.


    Busy towns

    There are always many vehicles in busy towns. My friend Eric lives in Jinja town.

    He says he sees many cars, buses and lorries. He sometimes sees blue, green and white cars. I see many colours of cars and buses but I love white cars most of all.

    My grandmother has a donkey. She uses it to transport her millet and maize from the garden to the millet machine.

    Mr. Kigongo lives across the lake; He uses a boat or a canoe.

    Sometimes he uses a ferry to cross the lake to the islands.

     

     

    Read the story and answer the questions about it in full sentences.


    Busy towns

    There are always many vehicles in busy towns. My friend Eric lives in Jinja town.

    He says he sees many cars, buses and lorries. He sometimes sees blue, green and white cars. I see many colours of cars and buses but I love white cars most of all.

    My grandmother has a donkey. She uses it to transport her millet and maize from the garden to the millet machine.

    Mr. Kigongo lives across the lake; He uses a boat or a canoe.

    Sometimes he uses a ferry to cross the lake to the islands.




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