Speech Work – Long and Short vowel contrasts /I:/and /i/; /a:/ / and Comprehension/Vocabulary Vocabulary Development: Adjectives of Colour and Sound NOSEC Book 3 Page 4.
Structure: conjunction and preposition; Reading Comprehension: ‘The More You Look’ (NOSEC Book 3, pages 8 – 10); Structure: Prepositions (NOSEC, page 104); Composition: Narrative Essay (Writing an outline of an Essay) ‘The Happiest Day of My Life’; Literature: Elements of Fiction and Non-fiction (Character, mood, style, plot, etc).
ASPECT: SPEECH WORK VOWEL CONTRASTS
- /i: / /i/ /a: / /æ/, /ᴐ:/ / ɒ /
seat sit card cat war pot,
neat knit dart lack pork what
leave live calm pack saw gone
meat mid heart hat lord nod
bees bid cart cat law loss
deed did bar bad cord cod
beat bit mark map horse ox
zeal lip psalm Sam broad pop
EVALUATION: Give five additional five words with each sound above
Assignment. NOSEC Workbook 3 page 1
Vocabulary Development: Adjectives of Colour and Sound.
An Adjective is a word that tells us more about a noun or another adjective. It modifies or qualifies a noun. It is also used to express the quality, quantity and to point out the person or things.
Basic adjective of colour include: black,(sable) blue,(azure, indigo) brown, gold (golden) green, grey, mauve, pink, red (crimson) silver, silvery, violet, white and yellow, light blue, dark green, etc..
Adjective of Sound: Many adjective of sounds are formed from verb.eg. creaking,croaking,explosive,grinding,groaning,moaning,rattling,rumbling,thunderous, However, some are not eg. High, hoarse, loud, low, melodious, shrill and soft.
EXAMPLES OF ADJECTIVE OF COLOUR IN SENTENCE FORM
- I have a grey skirt and a lilac
- I saw a golden wrist watch on the desk.
- She likes white
- My father bought a new red marking pen.
- That tall dark French girl is my friend.
- His clothe is as red as crimson.
ADJECTIVE OF SOUND
(i) He bought a new grinding machine.
(ii) She spoke in a soft voice.
(iii) He addressed the crowd in loud voice.
(iv) The choir sang a melodious song yesterday.
(v) He responded to the question in high tone.
EVALUATION: Write five sentences for both adjectives of sound and colour.
Assignment: NOSEC Workbook 3 page 2.
Reading Comprehension: ‘The More You Look’ (NOSEC, pages 8 – 10)
I remember quite vividly, as if it was yesterday, the time I wronged my father. It was my final year in primary school…the scars of which still remain on my body and which I will show my children.
EVALUATION. NOSEC book 3 page 9-10.
Composition: Narrative Essay (Writing an outline of an Essay) ‘The Happiest Day of My Life’;
Prepositions show the relation of a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence. The word preposition comes from a Latin language which means ‘something placed before’ a noun. E.g. on, by, across, in, inside, beneath, against, over, behind down, upon, off, between etc.
- The flowers on the sitting room table are very beautiful.
- The boys in the class are brilliant.
- The seat behind me is vacant.
- He has gone to work with his uncle.
- They arrived before
- Chike stood beside
- Chidi behind Olu
- The cup is under the table.
- The post office is near our house.
- The car sped round the corner.
NOSEC Book 3 on page 104 Questions 1-10.
Composition: Narrative Essay (Writing an outline of an Essay) ‘The Happiest Day of My Life’
(a)Title: The Happiest Day of My Life’
(c) Body of the essay/contents
(i) What day was it?
(ii) Where were you?
(iii) What happened on that day?
(iv) Who were with you?
(v)What made it the happiest day in your life?
(vi) How did you feel at the end of that day?
Evaluation NOSEC Workbook 3 page 3. (Continuous Writing)
TOPIC: INTRODUCTION TO FICTION AND NON FICTION
A novel may be a fiction or a non-fiction.
FICTION is a story describing imagery event and people. The place and characters in the novel are entirely unreal. Novel such as Sugar Girl, Animal Farm, The Concubine, The Boy Slave are all fictions.
NON-FICTION is a true story of life. It is categorized into two types: biography and autobiography.
BIOGRAPHY refers to a story written by somebody on the life history of somebody else. E.g. Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist
AUTOBIOGRAPHY refers to a story on the life history of a person written by him or herself E.g. Camera Laye’s The African Child, Kenneth Kaunda’s Zambia Shall Be Free.
ELEMENTS OF FICTION AND NON-FICTION
Mood: This is the state of mind of the author. This is revealed in the kind of tension which is conveyed in the work. The mood can be that of sadness, happiness, sorrow, e.t.c.
Plot: This is the organization of the events in a literary work. The organization of events follows the principle of cause and effect. An event takes place because of another effect which had taken place before it.
Style: It is the way a writer writes his work.
Setting: This is a place and time of action or event.
Characterization: This is the way the author wants to portray the image of the characters in a work of art.
Characters: These are the personalities/people that featured in any literary work.
Diction: This is the choice of language by the author.
Suspense: This is a technique used by author to sustain the interest of the reader from the beginning to the end.
Flashback: This is a literary device when the reader is linked with the previous event.