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FORM 4 ENGLISH SCHEMES OF WORK FOR TERM 1-3

ENGLISH SCHEMES OF WORK FORM 4

TERM ONE

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB-TOPIC LESSON OBJECTIVES TEACHING/LEARNING ACTIVITIES TEACHING/LEARNING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1,2     OPENING AND REVISION OF END YEAR EXAMINATIONS
3 1 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Distinguishing word classes using stress By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Read the poem “The pauper” in groups aloud

·        Discuss the question from the poem correctly

·        discussion ·        Chalkboard

·        Flash cards

·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 1-2

·        Teachers guide page 1

 

 

  2 STUDY SKILLS Study of works of literature: Setting in literature By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define setting correctly

·        Discuss the various forms of setting

·        Describe the setting in a given story

·        Discussion ·        chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 5-7

·        Teachers guide page  2-3

 

 
  3 READING Women Critical to Food Security By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the role of women in production of food

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 2-5

·        Teachers guide page 3-5

·        English dictionary

 
  4 GRAMMAR Functions of nouns By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define nouns

·        Discuss the functions of nouns correctly

·        Use nouns to bring out different functions in sentences

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons inEnglish Book 4 students book Page 7-9

·        Teachers guide page 5-7

 
  6 WRITING Paraphrasing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define paraphrasing

·        Identify the importance of paraphrasing

·        Paraphrase a given text correctly, neatly and legibly

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 10-11

·        Teachers guide page 7-8

 
  7,8 INTENSIVE READING The  Inheritance By David Mulwa By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

 

·        Discussion Chalkboard ·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa  
4                                  CAT ONE EXAMINATIONS
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION  

Hot seating

Labels with vague meanings

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Discuss the terms of reference of the scenario presented in the text

·        Act out and dramatise the roles of the select committee members formed according to the scenario presented in the text

·        Make a list of the labels around them on clothes, cutlery, medicine, phones and bottles

·        Distinguish between labels that are straight-forward and the ones that are ambiguous

·        Discussion

·        Hot seating

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 12-13

·        Teachers guide page 9-10

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Study of works of literature: Satire By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define satire

·        Identify the techniques that help satire to be achieved including juxtaposition, hyperbole, irony and humour

·        Identify and explain satire in a given text correctly

·        Discussion ·        Samples of paragraphs with satire ·        New Horizons inEnglish Book 4 students book Page 17

·        Teachers guide page 10-11

·

 
  6 READING Life on the Streets By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Describe some causes of street children

·        Appreciate the importance of families

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Acquire and use new vocabulary

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 13-16

·        Teachers guide page 11-13

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Interrogative pronouns By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·

·        Define interrogative pronouns

·        Identify the interrogative pronouns in given sentences

·        Use interrogative pronouns correctly in sentences

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 20-22

·        Teachers guide page 13-15

 
5 1 WRITING paraphrasing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·         Appreciate the need for paraphrase

·        Identify the characteristics of a paraphrase

·        Write a paraphrase of a given passage neatly and legibly

 

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 10-11

·        Teachers guide page 15

 
  7,8 INTENSIVE READING The  Inheritance By David Mulwa By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa  
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Word stress in English By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define word stress correctly

·        Place stress on the correct syllables in words

 

·        discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 27-28

·        Teachers guide page 17

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Summary writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Summarize the  given passage in not more than ninety words

·        Discussion

·        Summarizing

·        Chalkboards

·        Wall charts with short poems

·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 31

·        Teachers guide page 18

Demystifying poetry

 
  6 READING Comprehension

Medicinal value of the Lemon

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the importance of the lemon

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 29-31

·        Teachers guide page 19-20

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Relative pronouns By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify relative pronouns

·        Use relative pronouns in sentences correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page35-39

·        Teachers guide page 20-22

 
6 1 WRITING Punctuation in Titles of Publications, Quotations and Headings By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Correctly punctuate titles of full-length publications

·        Correctly punctuate titles of parts of publications

·        Incorporate short quotations within the text of their work

·        Set off long quotations

 

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard

·        Sample publications

·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 23-26

·        Teachers guide page 22-23

 
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Word stress in English

Sentence stress

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the stress in homographs depending on how they are used in sentences

·        Describe sentence stress

·        Identify the stressed words in sentences given correctly

 

·        Discussion

·        Pronunciation

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 45-46, 46-47

·        Teachers guide page 24-25

 

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS ROLE PLAY By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the importance of good health

·        Engage in role-play to elaborate on the topics given on health concerns

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 46-47

·        Teachers guide page  25-26

 
  6 READING Comprehension

A Global Village

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the effects of transportation and communication technology

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 47-49

·        Teachers guide page 26-28

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Verbs: Participial Phrases By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define participial phrases

·        Identify them in sentences correctly

·        Use participial phrases in sentences correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 52-55

·        Teachers guide page 28-30

 
7 1 WRITING Recipe By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Explain what a recipe is

·        Give clear instructions on how to prepare a particular meal

·        Write neatly and legibly

 

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard

·        Sample recipe

·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 39-44

·        Teachers guide page 30-31

 
  2 INTENSIVE  READING  

The  Inheritance By David Mulwa

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading set texts

·        Discussing the issues raised

·        Discussion

 

 

·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa    
  3 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Interviews By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define an interview

·        Describe the important things to be considered when conducting an interview

·        Participate in a mock interview

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 63-64

·        Teachers guide page 32

 

 
  4 STUDY SKILLS Discussion By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Discuss the reasons given in the given text as to why victims of rape do not report such cases

·        Take down notes as they discuss

·        Note taking

·        Discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 64-65

·        Teachers guide page 33

 

 
  5/6 READING Comprehension

Mother Fails to Save Daughter from Rape

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the need for protecting girls from rapists

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 65-67

·        Teachers guide page 33-35

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Gerunds By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define gerunds

·        Identify gerunds in sentences

·        Use gerunds correctly in sentences

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 71-73

·        Teachers guide page 35-37

 
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MID-TERM BREAK
     

 

 

 

 

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9 1 WRITING Social writing: Instructions to friends and relatives By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the need to acquire instructions-writing skills

·        Write instructions to friends and relatives correctly

·        Write neatly and legibly

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 73-74

·        Teachers guide page 37-38

 
  2/3 INTENSIVE  READING  

The  Inheritance By David Mulwa

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading set texts

·        Discussing the issues raised

·        Discussion

 

 

·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa    
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION -Acceptable speech habits, tone and interruption

-Making oral reports: police statements

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify acceptable manners in speech

·        Identify the words and expressions that are helpful and socially acceptable in speech

·        Describe the features of a good oral report

·        Practice making oral reports

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 75-76

·        Teachers guide page 39-40

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Study of works of literature: Some stylistic devices in literary works By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define stylistic devices

·        Define onomatopoeia, repetition, alliteration, irony, sarcasm, personification, and allusion

·        Identify the defined stylistic devices in  given texts

·        Discussion · ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page  81-83

·        Teachers guide page 40-41

 

 
  6 READING Comprehension

Ntanya

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 77-79

·        Teachers guide page 41-43

·        English dictionary

 
  7/8 GRAMMAR Relative pronouns By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify relative pronouns

·        Use relative pronouns in sentences correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 67-6

·        Teachers guide page43-54

 
10 1 WRITING Public writing: Letters of Inquiry and letters of request By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define letters of inquiry and request

·        Write letters of inquiry and request correctly

·        Write neatly and legibly

 

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons inEnglish Book 4 students book Page 85-87

·        Teachers guide page 45-46

 
  2/3 INTENSIVE  READING  

The  Inheritance By David Mulwa

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading set texts

·        Discussing the issues raised

·        Discussion

 

 

·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa    
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Word stress By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the words from a list given whose meaning and word class would change depending on stress placement

·        Discussion

·

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 88

·        Teachers guide page 47

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Interpretive reading as a study skill By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the significance of interpretative reading as a study skill

·        Identify the essential features of interpretive reading

·        Apply interpretive reading skills

·        Discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons inEnglish Book 4 students book

·        Teachers guide page 48-49

 

 
  6 READING Comprehension

Off with the old, on with the new

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the value of generosity

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 89-92

·        Teachers guide page 49-51

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Adjectives + typical endings By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify and discuss the typical endings of adjectives in sentences

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 83-85

·        Teachers guide page 51-53

 
11 1 WRITING Faxes and E-mails By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the usefulness of faxes  and e-mail in communication

·        State the features of a fax and an e-mail

·        Write neatly and legibly

·

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 56-62

·        Teachers guide page 53-54

 
  2,3 READING The  Inheritance By David Mulwa By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading

·        Discussion

·        Writing

Excerpts from the setbook ·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa  
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION DRAMATISATION: Use of tone to reveal attitude By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Present a brief skit  in class

·        Use the appropriate tone to bring out the attitude in the various situations in the skit

 

·        Discussion

·        Role play

chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 100

·        Teachers guide page 55-56

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Note making By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Make notes on the passage “Are goats scapegoats?”

·        Write a summary of not more than 80 words on the measures that human beings can take to improve their land

·        Discussion

·        Summary writing

·        Note-making

·        chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 107-107

·        Teachers guide page 56-57

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  6 READING Comprehension

A Pound of Flesh

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the need to be kind to others

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons inEnglish Book 4 students book Page 100-106

·        Teachers guide page 57-59

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Functions of adjectives in sentences By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Distinguish among functions of different kinds of adjectives

·        Use coordinating, subordinating and correlative conjunctions correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 107-110

·        Teachers guide page 59-61

 
12 1 WRITING Reviews By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Describe the essential parts of a review

·        Write a review correctly

·        Write neatly and legibly

·        Writing

·        discussion

chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 110-112

·        Teachers guide page 61-62

 
  2/3 INTENSIVE  READING  

The  Inheritance By David Mulwa

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading set texts

·        Discussing the issues raised

·        Discussion

·        Reading

·        Writing

 

 

·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa    
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION GROUP WORK By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Participate effectively in the group discussion based on the passage “Leaving Home.”

·        Discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizonsin English Book 4 students book Page 113-114

·        Teachers guide page 63-64

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Study of works of literature: Symbolism in literature By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define symbolism

·        Identify the symbolism used in the passage “The Banister.”

·        Discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        New HorizonsEnglish Book 4 students book Page 116-118

·        Teachers guide page 64-65

 
  6 READING Comprehension

Using the Internet as an advertising medium

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the importance of the internet in people’s lives

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New HorizonsEnglish Book 4 students book Page 114-116

·        Teachers guide page 65-67

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Position of adverbs in sentences By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define adverbs

·        Use adverbs in various positions in sentences correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New HorizonsEnglish Book 4 students book Page 118-121

·        Teachers guide page67-68

 
 

13,14     REVISION, END TERM EXAMINATIONS, MARKING AND CLOSING

 

 

ENGLISH SCHEMES OF WORK FORM 4

TERM TWO

WEEK LESSON TOPIC SUB-TOPIC LESSON OBJECTIVES TEACHING/LEARNING ACTIVITIES TEACHING/LEARNING RESOURCES REFERENCES REMARKS
1,2     OPENING AND REVISION OF END YEAR EXAMINATIONS
3 1 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION -Oral Presentations

-Study of works of literature: Plot and synopsis

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Write a short summary of one of the literature setbooks

·        Give an oral presentation of the summary in the class without making reference to the text or exercise book

·        Write a synopsis of one of the literary works being studied

·        Discussion

·        Oral presentation

·        Chalkboard

·        Flash cards

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 124-125

·        Teachers guide

 
  2 STUDY SKILLS Summary writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Read the passage entitled “The Benefits of Dancing” and write a summary of about 50 words on the social benefits of attending dances

·        Discussion

·        Summary writing

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 128-129

·        Teachers guide

 

 
  3 READING Racism By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the dangers of racism

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 126-127

·        Teachers guide

·        English dictionary

 
  4 GRAMMAR Adverbs- typical endings By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the various typical endings of adverbs

·        Form adverbs form given words using the typically endings discussed

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 129-130

·        Teachers guide

 
  6 WRITING Expository writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Write a good expository composition following the guidelines and the sample given

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 121-122

·        Teachers guide

 
  7,8 INTENSIVE READING The  Inheritance By David Mulwa By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

 

·        Discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa  
4                                                CAT ONE EXAMINATIONS
  4 WRITING  

Questionnaires

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define a questionnaire

·        Write a good question using the guidelines given by the teacher

·        Writing ·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 130-132

·        Teachers guide

 
  5 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION READING POETRY By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Read the poem “The Village well loudly in chorus.

·        Answer the questions from the poem correctly

·        Reading

·        Question and answers

·        Charts ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 140-142

·        Teachers guide

·        Understanding Poetry

 

 
  6 READING COMPREHENSION Addicted to Love By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the dangers of addiction to drugs

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Acquire and use new vocabulary

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 136-139

·        Teachers guide

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Functions of prepositions By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define prepositions

·        Identify the functions ofprepositions in given sentences

·        Make sentences with prepositions that serve different functions

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 142-146

·        Teachers guide

 
5 1 WRITING Creative writing: Imaginative writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define creative writing

·        Write a good imaginative composition

 

·        Writing

·        Discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 147-148

·        Teachers guide

 
  7,8 INTENSIVE READING The  Inheritance By David Mulwa By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa  
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Dialogue: Turn-taking to demonstrate empathy By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the signals that indicate that a speaker is claiming a turn during a conversation

·        Participate in a conversation effectively and ensuring that turn-taking rules are observed

 

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 149-152

·        Teachers guide page 17

 
  5 ORAL LITERATURE Animal Folktales By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Discuss the characteristics of animal folktales

·        Answer the questions from the animal folktale given correctly

·        Narration

·        Discussion

·        Reading

 

·        Chalkboards

·        Wall charts with short poems

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 155-158

·        Oral Literature for Schools

 

 
  6 READING COMPREHENSION Clash of Cultures By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the diverse cultures of the world

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 152-155

·        Teachers guide

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Conjunctions: Functions in sentences By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define conjunctions

·        Identify the functions of conjunctions in sentences

·        Use conjunctions in sentences correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 158-161

·        Teachers guide

 
6 1 WRITING Autobiography By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define an autobiography

·        Write a good autobiography using the guidelines given by the teacher

 

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard

·        Sample publications

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 161

·        Teachers guide

 
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Focus on speaking By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Differentiate between formal and informal speech

·        Discuss the situations where either could be used

·        Write a formal speech of about three paragraphs on a topic of their choice

 

·        Discussion

·        Pronunciation

·        Speaking

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 162-163

·        Teachers guide

 

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Studying Oral Literature: Style in narratives By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the important aspects of narratives that one should consider

·        Outline the stylistic devices characteristic of narratives

·        Answer the questions from the narrative “Hare and Elephant” correctly

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 166-168

·        Teachers guide

·        Oral Literature for Schools

 
  6 READING Comprehension

The Professional Touts

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the dangers of corruption

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 163-166

·        Teachers guide

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Clauses: Inversions By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Differentiate between defining and non-defining clauses

·        Use inversions with clauses correctly

·        Identify the adverb clauses in given sentences correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 179-181

·        Teachers guide

 
7 1 WRITING Biographies By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define a biography

·        Write a brief biography of a good friend of theirs

·        Write neatly and legibly

 

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard

·        Sample recipe

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 182

·        Teachers guide page 30-31

 
  2 INTENSIVE  READING  

The  Inheritance By David Mulwa

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading set texts

·        Discussing the issues raised

·        Discussion

 

 

·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa    
  3 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION An Oral Literature research Project By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define proverbs correctly

·        Outline the functions of proverbs as discussed in the conversation between Nyar Nam, Otieno and Ojuok

·        Discuss the characteristics of proverbs

·        Give examples of proverbs from their community and translate them into English

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 172-173

·        Teachers guide page 32

·        Oral Literature for Schools

 

 
  4 STUDY SKILLS Study of works of literature: Point of view By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Discuss the various points of view used in literature, that is, first person, third person and objective points of view

·        Note taking

·        Discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 173-175

·        Teachers guide

 

 
  5/6 READING Comprehension

Grandfather

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the importance of respecting elders

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 174-177

·        Teachers guide

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 WRITING SUMMARY By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Describe the ceremony of ekereero in the passage “Women Call the Shots” in not more than 100 words

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 177-179

·        Teachers guide

 
8
MID-TERM BREAK
     

 

 

 

 

· · ·  
9 1 WRITING Instructional writing: Curriculum VitaeI By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define a CV correctly

·        Write a good own CV using the guidelines given by the teacher

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 197-206

·        Teachers guide

 
  2/3 INTENSIVE  READING  

The  Inheritance By David Mulwa

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading set texts

·        Discussing the issues raised

·        Discussion

 

 

·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa    
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Negotiation skills By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Outline the various situations one may require to use negotiation skills

·        Describe the process of negotiation accurately

·        Engage in a mock negotiation on any given topic

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 183-185

·        Teachers guide

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Study of works of literature: Oral Poetry By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Discuss the various forms of oral poetry

·        Discuss features of oral poetry

·        Answer the questions from the oral poem entitled “Omukiga Bridegroom’s emissary” correctly

·        Discussion ·        Samples of oral poems

·        Chalkboard

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page  188-193

·        Teachers guide

·        Oral Literature for Schools

 

 
  6 READING Comprehension

The Silent Scream

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the dangers of abortion

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 186-188

·        Teachers guide

·        English dictionary

 
  7/8 GRAMMAR Clauses: Sentence Connectors By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define sentence connectors

·        List all the sentence connectors in English

·        Use sentence connectors in sentences correctly

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 194-196

·        Teachers guide

 
10 1 WRITING Instructional writing: Curriculum Vitae II By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define a CV correctly

Write a good own CV using the guidelines given by the teacher

·        Writing

·        discussion

Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 85-87197-206

·        Teachers guide

 
  2/3 INTENSIVE  READING  

The  Inheritance By David Mulwa

 

 

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Reading set texts

·        Discussing the issues raised

·        Discussion

 

 

·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa    
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Word stress By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the words from a list given whose meaning and word class would change depending on stress placement

·        Discussion

·

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 88

·        Teachers guide page 47

 
  5 STUDY SKILLS Interpretive reading as a study skill By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the significance of interpretative reading as a study skill

·        Identify the essential features of interpretive reading

·        Apply interpretive reading skills

·        Discussion ·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book

·        Teachers guide page 48-49

 

 
  6 READING Comprehension

Off with the old, on with the new

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the value of generosity

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 89-92

·        Teachers guide page 49-51

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Adjectives + typical endings By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify and discuss the typical endings of adjectives in sentences

·        Change words given to adjectives that end with the typical endings explained

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 83-85

·        Teachers guide page 51-53

 
11 1 WRITING Speeches By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define a speech

·        Write a good speech according to the format and the guidelines given by the teacher

·        Write neatly and legibly

 

·        Writing

·        discussion

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 216-218

·        Teachers guide

 
  2,3 READING The  Inheritance By David Mulwa By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

· ·        Excerpts from the setbook ·        The  Inheritance By David Mulwa  
  4 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Recorded speech: Using tone to reveal attitude By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Read the poem “Grass will Grow” aloud in class

·        Discuss the feelings that the poem arouses

·        Identify the tone of the poem

·        Discuss the attitude of the speaker towards  death

 

·        Discussion

·        Role play

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 207

·        Teachers guide

·        Understanding Poetry

 

 

  5 STUDY SKILLS Summary writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Make notes from the passage entitled “Plastics.”

·        Summarize the passage in not more than 120 words

·        Discussion

·        Summary writing

·        Note-making

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in  English Book 4 students book Page 211-212

·        Teachers guide

 

 
  6 READING Comprehension

Contrary Thermometers

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the dangers of global warming

·        Answer questions on the passage correctly.

·        Infer meaning of the new words used

·        Reading comprehension

 

·        Pre-reading activities ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 208-211

·        Teachers guide

·        English dictionary

 
  7,8 GRAMMAR Clauses: Substitution and Ellipsis By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Distinguish between substitution and ellipsis

·        Rewrite the sentences given using substitution and ellipsis

·        Discussing

 

·        Writing sentences

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 212-216

·        Teachers guide

 
 

12, 13,14     REVISION, END TERM EXAMINATIONS, MARKING AND CLOSING

 

 

 

 

  ENGLISH SCHEMES OF WORK FORM 4

TERM THREE

     
WK NO

 

L/
NO
TOPIC
 
 
SUBTOPIC
LESSON/SPECIFIC
OBJECTIVES
TEACHING/ LEARNING
ACTIVITIES
MATERIALS/RESOURCES
REFERENCES
REMARKS    
1 1 EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

 

 

LISTENING COMPREHENSION By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Distinguish between substitution and ellipsis

Rewrite the sentences given using substitution and ellipsis

·        Listening

·        Oral and written exercises

.

 

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 219-220

·        Teachers guide

     
2
READING COMPREHENSION
The Supermarket of the Poor
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate the diversity of people in their neighbourhood

·        Answer the questions from the passage correctly

·        Infer meanings of new words used

·        Written exercise

·        Reading a passage

·        Listening & speaking

·        Section of a set book ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 220-223

·        Teachers guide

     
3
WRITING
Composition based on a set book By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Write a good essay based on the The Blossoms of the Savannah

·        Written exercises

·        General review

 

 

·        Section of a set book ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 241

·        Teachers guide

     
4-5 WRITING Essay writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Write a good essay based on A Doll’s House

·        Look up terms in the dictionary

·        Writing

·        General review

·        Dictionary ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 229

·        Teachers guide

     
6 GRAMMAR Indirect speech and idioms By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Rewrite given sentences in either direct or indirect speech

·        Use idiomatic expressions correctly in sentences

·        Written exercise

·        Exercise review

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 216

·        Teachers guide

     
7 & 8 READING Intensive reading:

Setbooks

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

Oral exercises

Discussion on the setbooks

Dramatization

 

 

·        Prescribed literature setbooks  

·        Literature setbooks

     
2 1

2

 

 

LISTENING & SPEAKING

REVISION

 

 

 

Features of oral poetry

 

 

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Identify the various forms of oral poetry

·        Discuss the features of oral poetry

·        Outline the functions of oral poetry

 

 

·        Silent reading

·        Writing

·        Reading an oral poem

·        Writing translations

·        Group reflections

 

·        Chalkboard

·        Charts

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 259-261

·        Teachers guide

 

· ·
3 WRITING Report writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Write a good report of about 300-400 following the guidelines given by the teacher

·        Reading

·        Writing

·        General review

·        Samples of reports ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 230

·        Teachers guide

 

· ·
4 GRAMMAR Revision exercises By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Answer the grammar questions in the exercises given correctly

·        Reading examples

·        Oral exercise

·        Written exercise

·        Sample sentences ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 239-240

·        Teachers guide

 

     
5 READING COMPREHENSION
A Special Child
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Appreciate people with physical challenges

·        Answer questions from the passage correctly

·        Infer the meaning of the new words in the passage

 

·        Written exercise

·        Reading a passage

·        Listening & speaking

·        Readers

 

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 234-236

·        Teachers guide

 

   
6 WRITING Imaginative composition By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Write a good imaginative composition to end with the statement given

·        Guided practical activities

·        Group reflections

·        General review

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 241

·        Teachers guide

 

   
7 & 8
READING
Intensive reading

 

Setbooks

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Oral exercises

·        Discussion on the set books

·        Dramatization

 

 

·        Set book guides ·        Literature setbooks  

 

   
3 1 ORAL LITERATURE
Trickster narratives
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define trickster narratives

·        Identify features of a trickster narrative

·        Discuss the functions of different types of narratives

·        Reading aloud.

·        Guided discussion

·        Role play

·        Readers

 

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 237-239

·        Teachers guide

·        Oral Literature for Schools

     
2

3

GRAMMAR REVISION By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Attempt the grammar exercise given correctly

 

 

·        Guided discussion

·        Oral and written exercises

 

 

·        Samples of sentences ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 249-250

·        Teachers guide

 

 

 

 

     
4-5 WRITING Functional writing

Personal Journal

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Write a good personal journal based on the given question

·        Writing ·        Sample personal journal ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 242

·        Teachers guide

 

 

 

 

     
6 LISTENING & SPEAKING Oral skills By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Attempt the oral skills exercises given correctly

·        Guided discussion

·        Group writing

·        General review

·        Oral and written exercises

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 232-233

·        Teachers guide

 

 

 

 

     
7 & 8
READING
Intensive reading:

Setbooks Revision

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Guided revision

·        Answer review questions

 

·        Set book guide ·        Literature setbooks      
4 1 LISTENING & SPEAKING Oral skills By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Attempt the oral skills exercises given correctly

·        Guided discussion

·        Group writing

·        General review

·        Oral and written exercises

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 208-211

·        Teachers guide

 

 

 

 

     
2

3

READING Poetry:

Alliteration and assonance

Metaphors, irony and contrast

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Define the poetic terms indicated correctly

·        Identify them in the poem given correctly

·        Answer the question given from the poem correctly

·        Reading a poem aloud

·        Guided discussion

·        Writing

·        General review

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 248-249

·        Teachers guide

·        Understanding Poetry

 

 

 

 

     
4-5 FUNCTIONAL WRITING Notification of a meeting, minutes, memo and CV writing By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Review the formats and the content of notification of a meeting, minutes, memo and CV correctly

·        Writing ·        Chalkboard

·        Samples of the said functional documents

·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 252

·        Teachers guide

 

 

 

 

     
6 GRAMMAR Rewriting sentences to convey same meaning By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Attempt the exercises given correctly

·        Oral and written exercises

 

·        Chalkboard ·        New Horizons in English Book 4 students book Page 261-263

·        Teachers guide

 

 

 

 

     
7 & 8
INTENSIVE READING
Intensive reading:

Set books revision

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

·        Analyze the setting, characters, roles, themes, style and language use in the set text

·        Guided revision

·        Answer review questions

 

·        Setbooks guides ·        Literature setbooks      
5-9   EXAMINATION-TYPE  QUESTIONS        
10-13   K.C.S.E. EXAMINATIONS        

 

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