English (Keynote) - Class 8 Schemes of Work Term 2 2023

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ENGLISH SCHEMES OF WORK FOR CLASS EIGHT TERM 2  2023

WK

LES

THEME

TOPIC/SUBTOPIC

OBJECTIVE

LERNING ACTIVITIES

T/L AIDS

REFERENCE

REMARKS

1

 

General

Revisions

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to recall content covered in previous termin preparation for std. eight work.

  • Asking and answering questions.
  • Tests and quizzes
  • Past exam papers
  • Trs own collections

 

Relevant revision materials

Covered content in previous term

 

2

1

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to:use the given language pattern;past simple passivecorrectly in constructing sentences.

  •  Asking and answering oral questions.
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Sentence cards
  • Model sentences on chalkboard

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. 120

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able :Acquire  vocabulary related to social values and use them appropriately i.e applause, celebrate, venue, high jump, athletics, field events……

 

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Sentence cards
  • Dictionary

Pplsbk 8

Pg.117

 

3

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READING

Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read passage :Jegugu the athlete and answer oral/written comprehension questions

  • Revising the new words learnt.
  •  Reading
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Passage in text bk.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

Pplsbk 8

Pg118

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the exercise to reinforce language pattern learnt

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  • Asking and answering questions
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.121

 

5

‘’

 WRITING

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the grammar exercise. (Determiners)

  • Writing
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.123

 

6

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WRITING

Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to copy given poem in neat and legible handwriting

  • Outline points.
  • Explanation
  • Writing
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.124

 

7

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SUPPORT ACTIVITY

language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to make correct sentences using language pattern verb + ing ending as a nominal

  • Asking and answering
  • Discussion
  •  Exercise in pupils text book

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 122

 

3

1

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using language pattern:present continuous tense for extended actions.

  • Reciting a poem
  • Constructing sentences.
  •  Asking and answering oral questions.

 

  • Sentence cards
  • Dictionary

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. 132

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able acquire further vocabulary relating to careers and use them appropriately: i.e club, chairman, income, member, patron, agenda

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Sentence cards
  • Model sentences on chalkboard

Pplsbk 8

Pg.127

 

3

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READING

 Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read the given passage(The Punctuation Club)based onminutes of a meeting and  answer oral and written comprehension questions.

  • Revising the new words learnt.
  •  Reading
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Passage in text bk.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

Pplsbk 8

Pg.128

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to express himself/herself in written exercise that require critical thinking using present simple tense for habitual actions

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  •  Asking and answering questions.
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.132

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to identify and use countable and uncountable nouns appropriately

  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Writing
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.136

 

6

‘’

WRITING

Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to write minutes of a class meeting according to given guidelines

  • Explanation
  • Writing minutes
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.139

 

7

‘’

SUPPORT ACTIVITY

library lesson

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to select appropriate story books relevant to theme and read the for leisure

  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Writing
  • Pictures and passagein the Pupil’s Book.

Relevant story books

 

4

1

COURT OF LAW

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to –construct at least three correct sentences using language pattern ( relative pronouns:that/which/who)

  • Constructing sentences.
  •  Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. 144

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences usinggiven  vocabulary;law, lawyer, witness, jail, sentence, evidence, suspect, offence, appeal…

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Sentence cards
  • Model sentences on chalkboard

Pplsbk 8

Pg.140

 

3

‘’

READING

Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read the given passage (At the court of law) and demonstrate comprehension ability by answering oral and written questions.

  • Reading
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

 

Pplsbk 8

Pg.141

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the exercise to the language pattern :using not only ….but

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  •  Asking and answering questions.
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.145

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the grammar exercise. (relative clauses whose, whom, when, where)

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.150

 

6

‘’

WRITING

 Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to write guided composition on a daylight robbery

  • Outline points.
  • Explanation
  • Writing
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.153

 

7

‘’

SUPPORT ACTIVITY

grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct answers to the grammar exercise( use of where)

  • Asking and answering questions
  • Discussion
  • Discussed points on chalkboard

 

Pplsbk 8

Pg 152

 

5

1

SEA TRAVEL

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to make at least three correct sentences the language pattern: (Present simple tense for habitual actions)

  • Constructing sentences.
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • conversations
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards
  • Dictionary

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. 159

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to make at least three correct sentences using  vocabulary.(sea,canoe, oars, tug, captain, cabin, life jacket, ……..)

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Constructing sentences using given vocabulary

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 154,158

 

3

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READING

 Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read the passage( NAUSHEENS AMBITION)and answer oral and written  comprehension questions.

  • Reading
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

Pplsbk 8

155

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the given exercise.

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  •  Asking and answering questions.
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 160

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the grammar exercise. ( using conjuctions)

  • Answering written exercise
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 160

 

6

‘’

WRITING

Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able tocomplete a given compositionin a neat and legible handwriting.

  • Explanation
  • Writing
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 162

 

7

‘’

SUPPORT ACTIVITY

library lesson

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to select appropriate story books relevant to theme and read the for leisure

  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Writing
  • Pictures and passagein the Pupil’s Book.

Relevant story books

 

6

1

SEA TRAVEL

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using language pattern; ( present continuous + or else)

  • Constructing sentences.
  •  Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Sentence cards
  • Dictionary

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. 167

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should

Talk about basic child labour messages using correct vocabularyi.eseaman, set sail, marine schedule, call at port……

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Constructing sentences using given vocabulary

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 164, 166

 

3

‘’

READING

Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be  read the passage(lost at seal) and answer comprehension questions correctly

  •  Reading
  • Asking and answering oral and written questions.
  • Passage in text bk.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 164

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the exercise to reinforce language pattern learnt .

  • Asking and answering questions
  • writing
  • Chalkboard
  • Exercise in pupilstext book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 167

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the grammar exercise. ( the semicolon)

  • Asking and answering questions
  • writing
  • chalkboard

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 168

 

6

‘’

WRITING

Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to write a given composition  in a neat and legible handwriting.

  • Explanation
  • Writing
  • Sample letter in ppls text book

Pplsbk 8

Pg.170

 

7

‘’

SUPPORT ACTIVITY

poetry

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to recite given poem( The tsunami ) with proper diction, facial expressions and intonation

  • Asking and answering questions
  • Retelling read stories
  • Exercise  in the Pupil’s Book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 163

 

7

1

HEALTH AND HYGIENE

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to:Construct at least three correct sentences using language pattern; use of the + some + proper nouns

  • Constructing sentences.
  •  Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Sentence cards
  • Model sentences on chalkboard

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. 174

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using vocabulary; immunity, virus, acquire, syndrome, body cells, deficiency…..

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing  sentences
  •  matching words with their meaning
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 171,173

 

3

‘’

READING

 Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read the passage HIV AIDS fluentlyand answer the comprehension questions.

  • Revising vocabulary
  •  Reading
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards
  • Dictionary

Pplsbk 8

Pg.172

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the exercise to reinforce language pattern.  ( simple present tense for description of general truths)

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  •  Asking and answering questions.
  • Chalkboard
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.  175

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the grammar exercise. ( the suffixes)

  • Discussion
  • writing
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.177

 

6

‘’

WRITING

Continuous writing

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to make a poster warning people of the dangers of HIV/AIDS.

  • Outline points.
  • Explanation
  • Writing
  • Sample poster on manila paper.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 178

 

7

‘’

SUPPORT ACTIVITY

Class discussion

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to participate effectively  in a class discussion on HIV/AIDS

  • Asking and answering questions
  •  class discussion
  • posters on HIV/AIDS

Pplsbk 8

pg. 171

 

8

1

HEALTH AND HYGIENE

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using language pattern; (Relative clauses introduced by who/whose)

  • Constructing sentences.
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • conversations
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards
  • Dictionary

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. Pg.90

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using vocabulary ;waste, infection, premarital sex, abstinence………

  • Explain meaning of words
  • constructing  sentences
  • filling blanks with learnt vocabulary
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 183

 

3

‘’

READING

Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read the given passage  (Anita goes for the test ) fluently and answer comprehension questions.

  • Revising the new words learnt.
  •  Reading
  • Answering  questions.
  • Passage in text bk.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book

Pplsbk 8

Pg.181

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct answers to the written exercise.

 

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  •  Asking and answering questions.
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 185

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to identify and correctly use pronouns:who,whom and whomverbs in a sentence

  • Making sentences
  • writing
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.186

 

6

 

‘’

WRITING

Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to write a speech about tuberculosis to be given to Kikwetu primary school.

  • Explanation
  • filling sample form
  • Sample form in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

 Pg. 187

 

 

7

‘’

SUPPORT ACTIVITY

library lesson

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to select appropriate story books relevant to theme and read the for leisure

  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Writing
  • stories from read story books

Relevant story books

 

9

1

MODERN COMMUNICATION METHODS

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using language pattern; (use of will + 2nd and 3rd person subject)

  • Constructing sentences.
  •  Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Reciting sentences
  • Model sentences on chalkboard
  • Sentence cards

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg. 197

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using vocabulary: email, address, website, browse, internet, key in……..

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • Reciting given sentences
  • Sentence cards
  • Illustrations on the chalk board

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 194,

 

3

‘’

READING

 Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read the given passage(Web in the village)   fluently and accurately and answer the comprehension questions.

  • Reading
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

 

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 194

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the exercise to reinforce language pattern learnt.

(use of shall + 1st person subject)

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  •  Asking and answering questions.
  • Chalkboard
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 198

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to thegrammar exercise. ( order of adjectives)

  • Answering given exercise
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.199

 

6

‘’

WRITING

Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to  writea formal letter in a neat and legible handwriting.

  • Outline points.
  • Explanation
  • Writing
  • Guidelines from text book

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 202

 

7

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

Grammar

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the  grammar exercise. ( Use of the past perfect continuous  tense)

  • Answering given grammar exercise
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.201

 

10

1

THE ATMOSPHERE AND SOLAR SYSTEM

ORAL WORK

Language pattern

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using language pattern; ( time clauses with the simple present tense + will/ shall)

  • Constructing sentences.
  •  Asking and answering oral questions.

 

  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book
  • Sentence cards

Ongeri M. et al (2017 Rev. ed.) Keynote English Std.8. Nairobi: Longhorn Pub. pplsbk pg.208

 

2

‘’

ORAL WORK

Vocabulary

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to construct at least three correct sentences using vocabulary relating to clubs and societies(planet, space, solar system,….)

  • Explain meaning of words
  •  constructing simple sentences
  • word attack exercises
  • Sentence cards
  • Dictionary

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 205, 208

 

3

‘’

READING

Reading

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read the given passage(Earth, sun, owl)fluently and  answer the comprehension questions.

  •  Reading
  • Asking and answering oral questions.
  • Discussion
  • Passage in text bk.
  • Pictures in the Pupil’s Book

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 206

 

4

‘’

WRITING

Written exercise

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the exercise to reinforce language pattern. (Use of the verb followed by a present participle (ing))

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  •  Asking and answering questions.
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.209

 

5

‘’

WRITING

Grammar

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to give correct written answers to the grammar exercise. (The present perfect continuous)

  • Discussing the given questions orally.
  • Answering given exercise
  • Exercise in pupils text book.

Pplsbk 8

Pg. 211

 

6

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WRITING

Continuous writing

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to write a concluding paragraph for a composition of own choice.

  • Explanation
  • Writing concluding paragraph
  • Outline points on chalkboard.

Pplsbk 8

Pg.213

 

7

‘’

SUPPORT ACTIVITY

 Library

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to read selected story books for leisure.

  • Reading
  • Asking and answering questions
  • Retelling read stories
  • story books

Stories from selected stories.

 

11

 

End term exams

 

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