We congratulate you on your promotion to SS 2 in our citadel of knowledge, GSSS Tungan Maje, Abuja. We hope you enjoyed your holidays. Below is your holiday assignment to prepare you ahead of the 1st Term 2015/2016 Academic Session.

Remember to Download the Scheme of Work for first term at the bottom as you will not be given any scheme on resumption!

Good-luck!

Always Remember:

No one will do for you what you ought to do for yourself!

Instruction: Answer all questions. Your answers should be typed and spiral bind.

Indicate the following on the front page: FULL NAMES as it appears in your class register, CLASS, GROUP AND QUESTIONS.

Endeavour to proof-read your work properly before you print to avoid losing marks on grammatical errors! All assignments MUST be submitted on the day of resumption for school work or you LOOSE 5 Marks!

Questions

A. Othelo by Williams Shakespeare

  1. In one paragraph (not less than 10 sentences) give a brief background on Williams Shakespeare as a playwright.
  2. Make a comprehensive list of the characters in Othelo by Williams Shakespeare under the following headings:   (a) Major Characters   (b) Minor Characters
  3. Give a brief account of the setting of Othelo by Williams Shakespeare,

B. Native Son by Richard Wright

  1. In one paragraph (not less than 10 sentences) give a brief background on Richard Wright as a novelist.
  2. Make a comprehensive list of the characters in Native Son by Richard Wright under the following headings: (a) Major Characters   (b) Minor Characters
  3. Give a brief account of the setting of Native Son by Richard Wright.

NB:

Submission

1. Submit the printed copy on resumption day (i.e. Monday – first Lesson Day of Resumption)

2. Send a soft copy of your work with your name and class as subject of the e-mail to: tjdeenebony@gmail.com

  SS 2 FIRST TERM SCHEME FOR 2015/2016 SESSION LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH

WEEK   TOPIC/CONTENT ACTIVITIES
1 Introduction to the “OTHELO” by William Shakespeare –       Background of the playwright (dramatist) –       Background and setting of the play –       Plot summary –       Shakespearean language and current English on a cardboard sheet –       Film show on “Othelo”
2 Reading and explanation of Act One –       Reading and discussion of scene one –       Reading and explanation of act one scene two
3 Reading and explanation of Act Two –       Reading and explanation of Act Two, scene One –       Act Two, scene Two –       Present action of video –       Clips on “Othelo”
4 Reading and explanation of Act Three –       Reading and discussions one Act Three Scene One –       Act Three scene Two –       Act Three scene Three
5 Reading and explanation of Act Four –       Reading and discussions on Act four –       Students to do a weekend assignment by summarizing Act Four in their books.
6 Reading and explanation of Act Five –       Discussion and reading of scene one –       Reading and discussion on scene two –       Teacher to lead discussions on the epilogue
7 Role-play (Drama) –       Students to role-play the actions of major characters –       Role –play the actions of minor characters –       State the relationship between the characters –       Watch a video clip of “Othelo”
8 Introduction to the “NATIVE SON” by Richard Wright –       Background of the Novelist –       Background and setting of the Novella. –       Plot summary/state sequence of events –       Show cause effect relationship
9 Themes and style –       Examine the Themes –       Analyze the styles –       Read out relevant portions that highlight the themes. –       Relate the theme to actual life experience or encounters
10 Character Analysis 1 –       Examine the major characters –       Discussion on their roles and significances –       Examine how the characters are related.
11 Character Analysis 2 –       Examine the minor characters –       Analyze their roles and significances to the plot –       Discuss their various relationship
12 Revision –       Revision work on “Native Son” Discussing the themes, characters and plot structure –       Sketch picture of combat soldiers at war on a cardboard sheet
13 Revision Revision
14 Examinations Examinations

Click this link for the soft copy of the scheme LITERATURE SS2 SCHEME 1ST TERM

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