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QUESTIONS

Listening and speaking
Answer the following questions orally

  1. State two activities that you do at school.
  2. What is your responsibility at home? 
  3. A person who makes or repairs shoes is known as a ............................
  4. Spell the word 'accident 
  5. Name one wild animal."

Reading Aloud

Zigo and Samara were excited. Their parents told them that the family was going on a trip to Arusha. They were going on a trip to Arusha. They were going to travel by aeroplane. It was going to be their first time to fly. The family went to the airport. They boarded a big geroplane. Soon the aeroplane was flying high above the clouds. The pilot told the passengers that the flight would take one hour. The aeroplane reached Arusha at noon. The family took a taxi to their hotel. (10mks)

GRAMMAR
Use 'shall' or 'will' to fill in the blanks 

  1. Janet .......................... be escorted to the train station.
  2. I ............................. play a game.
  3. They ..........................go to town by bus.
  4. We .......................... watch cartoon.
  5. Tim .......................... graduate on Tuesday

Write the plurals

  1. Mouse .............................
  2. Child .............................
  3. Goose .............................
  4. Wife .............................
  5. Ox  .............................

Write the opposites 

  1. Bright ............................
  2. Temporary ............................
  3. Happy ............................
  4. Dry ............................ 
  5. Dark ............................

Use 'was' or 'were to complete the sentences

  1. The children ............................feeding the puppies. 
  2. I ............................helping my father to wash the car.
  3. They ............................counting the books.
  4. The girl ............................washing her clothes. 
  5. We............................playing football.

Fill in the missing letters 

  1. m_ ch_n__c
  2. pi_ o_ 
  3. d__nt__s__
  4. ta__l__r
  5. f__ __ me

Use the word below to complete the sentences

between, in, over, on, across

  1. The thief jumped ............................the fence.
  2. The book is ............................the table.
  3. The water is. ............................the jug.
  4. The crocodile swam ............................the river.
  5. Mary is sitting ............................ John and James. 

COMPREHENSION

It was in the afternoon. Mugo was at home. His mother sent him to the shop near their house. She had left her phone there. As Mugo walked to The shop, It began to rain. Mugo reached the shop. The shopkeeper gave him the phone. Mugo started running fast because he did not want to get wet.
He tripped on a stone near the house. He fell down and hurt his toe. It was painful. There was some blood. Mugo walked to the house slowly. His mother cleaned his toe carefully with water and soap. She put a bandage on

  1. Why did Mugo start running? ...........................
  2. How did Mugo hurt his toe? ...........................
  3. The opposite of slowly is ...........................
  4. The ...........................gave Mugo the phone.
  5. Who had sent Mugo? ...........................

WRITING

Write a paragraph about:

"MY FAMILY"

ANSWERS

  1. Any two activities
  2. Any two activities
  3. cobbler
  4. accident
  5. Any one wild animal

 

  1. will
  2. shall
  3. will
  4. shall
  5. will
  6. mice
  7. children
  8. geese
  9. wives
  10. oxen
  11. dark/dull
  12. permanent
  13. sad
  14. wet
  15. bright
  16. were
  17. was
  18. were
  19. was
  20. were
  21. mechanic
  22. pilot
  23. dentist
  24. tailor
  25. farmer
  26. over
  27. on
  28. in
  29. across
  30. between
  31. he did not want to get wet
  32. he fell down
  33. fast/quickly
  34. shopkeeper
  35. Mugo's mother

QUESTIONS

TASK 1: LISTENING AND SPEAKING
The teacher greets the learner (learner responds). The teacher asks the learner to sit. The teacher says, "I am teacher____I would want us to talk about play time and sports" 

  1. Which are your favourite sports? (learner responds)
  2. At what time do you go out to play while at school? (learner responds) 
  3. Tell me some dangerous sports activities. (learner responds)
  4. Name some items you use when playing outside (learner responds)
  5. How do we play with kites? (learner responds) 

TASK 2: READING
Part 1: Reading Aloud Read this story aloud. 
School is a place where teaching and learning take place. A child who has been through school behaves well. You can easily tell the difference between those who have been to school and those who have not. (10 marks)

Part 2: Reading Comprehension
Read the story below and answer the questions that follow. 
Our country will make a very wise decision of electing various leaders to represent the citizens. This is called general election. This important activity takes place every five years. During such a time, our politicians are supposed to maintain peace as they campaign. It is everybody's prayer that this year's elections become peaceful. When there is peace in the country, the country develops economically.

  1. Our country will make a wise decision of __
  2. General election takes place after every __
  3. When they campaign, our politicians are supposed to maintain__
  4. Everybody wants this year's elections to be __
  5. When there is peace in the country, the country__

TASK 3: LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS/ GRAMMAR 
Select the correct word from the brackets to complete the sentences.

  1. Mueni and I __visit the museum. ( will, shall, does)
  2. All grade three teachers __have a meeting. (shall, will)
  3. Let us go to the field, ___we? (well, did, shall) 

Write the plural of the underlined words.

  1. Maina's foot hurt after a very long walk.
  2. Some mouse were running towards their hole. 
  3. The woman will hold their meeting here. : 

Use the correct wh-word to complete the statements, 

  1. __are the children crying?
  2. __was writing on the white board? 
  3. __is Mr. Maura's birthday?
  4. __book was picked outside? 

TASK 4: GUIDED WRITING 
Re-write the following sentences, 

  1. My favourite food is ugali. 
  2. It tastes delicious when hot. 
  3. I like it served with cabbage. 
  4. My mother cooks it every evening. 
  5. I know how to cook ugali as well. 

MARKING SCHEME

Mark Qn1-10 as required

  1. electing various leaders
  2. five years
  3. peace
  4. peaceful
  5. develops economically
  6. will
  7. will
  8. shall
  9.  feet
  10. mice
  11. women
  12. why
  13. who
  14. when
  15. which

Mark Qns 26-30 as required

QUESTIONS

  1. TASK 1: LISTENING AND SPEAKING.
    Answer the following questions that the teacher will ask you orally (Emks)
    1. At what time do you wake up?
    2. How is the weather today?
    3. What do we use to cut our nails?
    4. Which part of the body do you use for seeing?
    5. Name any two family members.
  2. TASK 2: READING ALOUD
    Read the story below aloud. (10mks)
    Tom is the second born in their family. He is in Grade One. Jane is his elder sister. Tom and Jane are pupils at Kemi Primary School. Their twin brothers are two years old. Tom's parents are Mr. and Mrs Juma. They are both doctors. During weekends, Tom and Jane help to clean their compound. They also take care fo their baby brothers.
  3. TASK 3: GRAMMAR
    Write the past tense by adding '-ed' (5mks)
    1. Clean
    2. Wash
    3. Comb
    4. Jump
    5. Look
  4. Complete the sentences using 'that' or "those'… (4mks)
    1. ____are rulers.
    2. ____is my car.
    3. ____books belong to Peter.
    4. ____is an apple.
  5. Write correctly (3mks)
    1. ndiwwo
    2. asigs
    3. otp
  6. Write the plurals (Amks)
    1. Basket
    2. Pencil
    3. Desk
    4. Room
  7. Add -ing to the words in brackets and use them to complete the sentences. (4mks)
    1. The wind is________(blow)
    2. It is____outside. (rain)
    3. She is____a flower. (pick)
    4. He is____a tree. (climb)
  8. TASK 4: COMPREHENSION
    Read the story and answer the questions below. (5mks) My name is Peres. I live with my mother and father. We have a nice home. We have two houses. There are many trees around our home. My mother and father are farmers. We have two cows and four goats. After school, I look after the cows and goats.
    1. Who does Peres live with?
    2. How many houses are in Peres' home?
    3. What is the occupation of Peres' parents?
    4. How many cows do they have?
    5. At what time does Peres look after the cows and goats? 
  9. TASK 5: GUIDED WRITING
    Write ten sentences about; (10mks)
    "OUR CLASS"

MARKING SCHEME

  1. Mark relevant answers for a-e
  2. Mark as required
  3.    
    1. cleaned
    2. washed
    3. combed
    4. jumped
    5. looked
  4.      
    1. those
    2. this
    3. those
    4. this
  5.      
    1. window
    2. glass
    3. pot/top
  6.      
    1. baskets
    2. pencils
    3. desks
    4. rooms
  7.    
    1. blowing
    2. raining
    3. picking
    4. climbing
  8.    
    1. mother and father
    2. two
    3. farmers
    4. two
    5. after school
  9. Mark as required

ASSESSMENT RUBRIC

Learning Areas  Score  Exceeds Expectations  Meets expectations  Approaches Expectations  Below Expectations
Listening and speaking          
Reading          
Language structures and functions          
Guided writing          

QUESTIONS

English

TASK 1: LISTENING AND SPEAKING

The teacher greets the learner (learner responds). The teacher asks the learner to sit.

The teacher says, "I am teacher ....................................................... I would want us to talk about the garden" 

  1. What is a garden? (learner responds)
  2. Name some tools that can be found in the garden. (learner responds)
  3. Name some animals that can be found in the garden. (learner responds) 
  4. What are some plants that can be grown in the garden? (learner responds)
  5. What is the name of a person who grows crops and keeps animals in the garden? (learner responds)

TASK 2: READING

Part 1: Reading Aloud
Read this story aloud,
Tim is a grade two boy. He likes swimming. When swimming, Tim likes to swim on his back and look up. When he looks up, he sees the sky, clouds and birds playing in the air.   10 marks 

Part 2: Reading comprehension.
Read the story below and answer the questions that follow.

My mother wakes up earlier than all of us. She wakes up at five and prepares breakfast. She then prepares our school items. She later wakes us up. After waking us up, father serves the breakfast as mother checks how we clean up by brushing our teeth then wash our face. After that, we pray and take our breakfast together then we wear our school uniform. Father drives us to school. 

  1. ........................................ wakes up earlier the all of them. 
  2. In the morning, they clean up by brushing their ........................................ 
  3. After waking up, breakfast is served by ........................................
  4. Before taking their breakfast, they ........................................ 
  5. After brushing their teeth, they wash their ........................................ 

TASK 3: LANGUAGE STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS
Use the prepositions in the bracke is to complete the statements. 

  1. The boy walked ........................................ the forest alone (on, above, through) 
  2. The lame beggar sat ........................................ a lorry (below, across, beside) 
  3. A black aeroplane flew ........................................  our roof (below, at, above) 
  4. A green field is so nice to look ........................................ (to, at, over)

Use "yours". "ours" or "hers" correctly. 

  1. You and I have new balls. They are ........................................
  2. Mrs. Kenge bought a chicken. It is ........................................ 
  3. The bag belongs to you. It is ........................................ 

Use the given conjunctions correctly.

because   but      and 

  1. The boy is crying ........................................ he hurt his toe.
  2. Maria ........................................ Tonny will visit us.
  3. She came home ........................................ she did not find me.

TASK 4: GUIDED WRITING
Re-write the following sentences.

  1. When I grow up, ........................................ 
  2. I would want to be a teacher. ........................................ 
  3. I shall teach pupils well. ........................................ 
  4. Whenever they come to me. ........................................ 
  5. I shall always help them......................................... 

MARKING SCHEME

  1. Mark answers for question 1-5  based on your judgement as a teacher
  2.               
  3.             
  4.                 
  5.                  
  6. Mark reading aloud task based on speed, accuracy and pronunciation
  7.             
  8.               
  9.                
  10.                  
  11. my mother
  12. teeth
  13. father
  14. pray
  15. face
  16. through
  17. besides
  18. above
  19. at
  20. ours
  21. hers
  22. yours
  23. because
  24. and
  25. but

QUESTIONS

TASK 1: LISTENING AND SPEAKING
Answer the following questions that the teacher will ask you orally (5mks)

  1. Name two things found in the classroom.
    1. State two activities that you do at home.
    2. Spell the word 'calendar'.
    3. Name one means of transport.
    4. Which is the seventh month of the year?

TASK 2: READING ALOUD

  1. Read the story below aloud. (10mks)
    Little monkey was ready for school bu he could not find his bag. It was not beside the door. It was not in the cupboard. It was not on the table. Little monkey looked under his bed. The bag was there. He was very happy to find it. Little monkey took the bag and left.

TASK 3: GRAMMAR

  1. Use 'was' or 'were to complete the sentences. (4mks)
    1. There____ some learners writing in class
    2. He____at the gate.
    3. The girls___sweeping the compound
    4. ___Mary in the house?
  2. Fill in the gaps (3mks)
    1. b_cycl_
    2. b_at
    3. tr _ _n
  3. Find and circle the words below in the puzzle. (4mks)
    1
    1. sweep
    2. wash
    3. plant
    4. cook
  4. Write the plurals (4mks)
    1. berry
    2. shelf
    3. family
    4. child
  5. Add '-ing' to the words in brackkets and use them to fill in the blanks spaces. (5mks)
    1. Auma is___at the joke. (laugh)
    2. The cows are___green leaves. (eat)
    3. Peter is___near the fence. (stand) 
    4. They are___mangoes from the tree. (pick)
    5. The worker is___the cart. (push)

TASK 4: COMPREHENSION

  1. Read the story below and answer the question. (5mks)
    Jane and her mother were cleaning the house. Jane was sweeping the sitting room. Her mother was mopping the kitchen. Jane saw a big cockroach on the wall. She pointed at the wall and called her mother. The cockroach moved down the wall. Jane jumped back and shouted. Her mother came to the sitting room quickly. She hit the cockroach with a broom. She used a dustpan to carry it outside the house.
    1. Jane and her mother were__the house.
    2. Jane saw a__cockroach.
    3. Where did Jane see the cockroach?
    4. What did the mother do to the cockroach?
    5. What is the work.of dustpan?

TASK 5: GUIDED WRITING

  1. Write ten sentences about: (10mks)
    MY TEACHER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARKING SCHEME

  1. (a - e mark relevant responses)
  2. Mark as required
  3.      
    1. were
    2. was
    3. were
    4. was
  4.    
    1. bicycle
    2. brat
    3. train
  5.   
    2
  6.    
    1. berries
    2. shelves
    3. families
    4. children
  7.    
    1. laughing
    2. eating
    3. standing
    4. picking
    5. pushing
  8.    
    1. cleaning
    2. big
    3. on the wall
    4. hit the cockroach
    5. to carry the cockroach outside the house
  9. Mark as required

Questions

TASK 1
Listening and speaking

  1. What is your name
    (Learner's respond)
  2. What is the name of your school?
    (Learner's respond)

TASK 2
READING

  1. Read the following vowels,
    a e i o u
  2. Read words
    at     as       it     un     egg         am
  3. Match these words then read.
    cat                                 hat
    mat                               mat
    rat                                 rat
    pat                                 cat
    hat                                pat

TASK 3
LANGUAGE ACTIVITIES

  1. Write ten sounds you have learnt.
    ____, _____, ____, ____, _____
    ____, _____, ____, ____, _____
  2. Copy the sounds.
      X        M      P      Q      r       t
    ___     ___   ___  ___  ___  ___
  3. Draw the pictures (Teacher to guide)
    tree man chair house pan
                                                                                                                                        





  4. Colour the sounds 
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Marking Scheme

TASK 1

Learners should answer the questions asked appropriately.

TASK 2

Students shoul read as instructed.

TASK 3

  1. Student should write any 10 sounds without repetition
  2. Student should copy the sounds as instructed.(reject exchange of capital for small letters and vice versa)
  3. Student should draw items as instructed.(reject intechanged drawings)
  4. Studenmts should colour the sounds as instructed.(Accept any colour)

QUESTIONS

  1. Read aloud
    I am a boy. My name is Tom. I am six years old. I have my pet. My pet is a fat cat. My cat plays with a ball. My pet is happy
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING
    Answer the questions below
    1. My mother is______
      1
    2. The boy is______the tea.
      2
    3. The girl is______
      3
    4. The girls are______the rope
      4
    5. Name one thing that you can see______
      5
  3. Read the story and answer the questions
    Tom has a new blue bike. He want to see Mary. She is sick. So on Tuesday morning he woke up early. He brushed his teeth, bathed and wiped his body with a towel. After dressing he took tea fast and was ready to go. He takes his hen. He put it on back of his bike. Then he rides to Mary. The hen clucks and Tom laughs. They have fun.
    1. Which colour was Tom's bike?
    2. Tom wants to see?
    3. ______is sick
    4. Write two things done by Tom after waking up
    5. After dressing Tom did what
    6. Tom put his hen on the______of his______
    7. The hen ______and Tom______
  4. Language structure and grammar
    Write in small letters
    1. TEACHER
    2. SCHOOL
    3. BOY
    4. FLOWER
    5. POT
  5. Name the pictures
    6
    7
  6. Write the plural
    boy
    teacher
    flower
    man
    house
  7. Write opposite
    bottom
    cold
    dark
    good
  8. My school is called?
  9. Write the words read by the teacher

MARKING SCHEME

  1.      
    1. cooking
    2. drinking
    3. sitting
    4. skipping
    5. stars
      clouds
      trees
      house
      girl
      cat
      (any one)
  2.      
    1. blue
    2. Mary
    3. Mary
    4. brush teeth
      bath
    5. Take tea
    6. back, bike
    7. clucks, laughs
  3.       
    1. teacher
    2. school
    3. boy
    4. flower
    5. pot
  4. ball/football
    flower
    rug/mat/carpet
    tap
    tree
  5. boys
    teachers
    flowers
    men
    houses
  6. top
    hot
    light
    bad

Questions

Task 1: COMPREHENSION.

  1. Read the story below and answer the following questions.
    It is early morning. The sun shines in the hills. The birds are singing. They are happy in the hills.
    1. The sun rises in the ____________________ (evening, morning)
    2. Where does the sun shine? ____________________
    3. What are the birds doing? ____________________
    4. How are the birds? ____________________
    5. Draw the sun
                                                        





Task 2: GRAMMAR.

  1. Use a, an orthe. (20mks)
    1. __________________ chief is visiting our school.
    2. She ate _______________ apple.
    3. She has _______________ book.
  2. Write the opposites. (5mks)
    1. Girl __________________
    2. Mother __________________
    3. Sister __________________
    4. Daughter __________________
    5. Uncle __________________
  3. Write the past tense by adding d. (3mks)
    1. use
    2. live
    3. love
  4. Rearrange the words to make correct sentences. (3mks)
    1. bought you a phone who? ____________________________________
    2. do you what want? ____________________________________
    3. need you what do? ____________________________________
  5. Use his, her or their to fill in the gaps
    1. She eats__________________yam.
    2. They pack __________________ bags.
    3. He has __________________ books.
  6. Use inside, outside or behind a)
    1.                      
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      The boy is __________________ the house
    2.                
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      The boy is __________________ the house
    3.               
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      The boy is __________________ the house

Task 3: WRITING
Start each sentence with a capital letter.

  1. what is your name?
  2. here is the teachers phone.
  3. i am a mobile phone.
  4. ben plays with his pets.
  5. the animals run away.
  6. the pigs eat two cups of food.
  7. i have a pet hen.
  8. these are my chicks,
  9. welcome to our horn
  10. the dog sits on its mat.

Marking Scheme

TASK 1

  1. morning
  2. in the hills
  3. singing
  4. they are happy
  5. student should draw the sun

TASK 2:      

  1.         
    1. The
    2. an
    3. a   
  2.        
    1. boy
    2. father
    3. brother
    4. son
    5. aunt
  3.              
    1. used
    2. lived
    3. loved    
  4.            
    1. Who bought you a phone?
    2. What do you want?
    3. What do you need?
  5.         
    1. her
    2. their
    3. his
  6.         
    1. inside
    2. outside
    3. behind

TASK 3

    1. What is your name?
    2. Here is the teacher's phone.
    3. I am a mobile phone.
    4. Ben plays with his pets.
    5. The animals run away.
    6. The pigs eat two cups of food.
    7. I have a pet hen.
    8. These are my chicks.
    9. Welcome to our home.
    10. The dog sits on its mat.

QUESTIONS

  1. Read aloud (10mks)
    A frog is a small animal. It lives partly in water and soil. A frog lay eggs. It crocks at night. It moves by hopping. A frog has two eyes, four legs and it is
    covered by scales.
  2. LISTENING AND SPEAKING
    1
    What are the girls doing?
    How many girls can you see?
    Name three things that you can see
  3. Read the following story and answer the questions
    Once upon a time the cat and the rat were great friends. They lived in a big cave in the forest. The cat hunted the small insect to feed the kittens.
    The rat built the nest for the kiiten. They had a big farm near the forest. They worked together. They planted, beans, maize ad bonanas.
    One day there was no food the cat ate rats babies and ron. away to the nearby home. The cat and rat became enemies.
    1. Name the two great friends 
    2. Where did the two animals live?
    3. What was the work of a rat?
    4. What was the work of a cat?
    5. Name three crops that were grown in the farm
    6. Who ate the rat babies?
    7. Why did the cat and rat became enemies?
  4. Language structure and grammar
    Name the pictures
    2
    3
  5. Change the words to show more than one (plural)
    Example
    baby -babies
    1. child
    2. sheep
    3. story
    4. lorry
    5. tomato
  6. Match the words which have the same sounds
    sun - gun
    dig        peck
    lice       bell
    ring       wig
    shell     rice
    neck     sing
  7. use 'a' or 'an'
    1. _____umbrella
    2. _____bag
    3. _____apple
    4. _____box
    5. _____axe
  8. Guided writing by the teacher
    Write the words read by the teacher

MARKING SCHEME

  1. sweeping
    1
    1. House
    2. flag
    3. boy
    4. girl 
    5. woman
    6. broom
      (any three)
  2.        
    1. cat
      rat
    2. cave
    3. build a nest
    4. hunted for insects
    5.        
      • beans
      • maize
      • bananas
    6. cat
    7. the cat ate the rat babies
  3.        
    1. house
    2. cup/mug
    3. alarm clock
    4. knife
    5. book
  4.          
    1. children
    2. stories
    3. lorries
    4. tomatoes
  5. dig - wig
    lice - rice
    ring - sing
    shell - bell
    neck - peck
  6.        
    1. an
    2. a
    3. an
    4. a
    5. an

Questions

Dictation

  1. ______________________
  2. ______________________
  3. ______________________
  4. ______________________
  5. ______________________

    Write the opposite
  6. Girl     ______________________
  7. Big     ______________________
  8. Clean ______________________
  9. Good  ______________________

    Write the missing letters
  10. D__o__
  11. H___use
  12. D __s __
  13. G ___r___
  14. T ___b___e

    Write the following words in ABC order
  15. cat apple egg ball dog
    ____________________________
  16. dish axe caps bus
    ____________________________
  17. Doris Albert Emily
    ____________________________
  18. cow sheep hen goat
    ____________________________
  19. child girl boy man
    ____________________________

    Write 'a' or 'an' in the gaps
  20. There is _______________flower on the table.
  21. Show me _______________elephant.
  22. Fatuma wants to buy___________________ ruler.
  23. His father is ________________teacher.
  24. This is ___________________owl.

    Write the plural of these words
  25. Boy ______________________
  26. Dog ______________________
  27. Box ______________________
  28. Lady ______________________
  29. Man ______________________
  30. Cup ______________________

Marking Scheme

1-5 - Student should write words as they are dictated.

  1. boy
  2. small
  3. dirty
  4. bad
  5. Door
  6. House
  7. Desk
  8. Girl
  9. Table
  10. apple ball cat dog egg
  11. axe bus caps dish
  12. Albert Doris Emily
  13. cow goat hen sheep
  14. boy child girl man
  15. a
  16. an
  17. a
  18. a
  19. an
  20. boys
  21. dogs
  22. boxes
  23. ladies
  24. men
  25. cups 
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