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Secondary School Lesson Notes and Scheme of Work

SS2 First Term Literature In English Lesson Note and Scheme of Work

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SS2 First Term Literature In English Lesson Note and Scheme of Work


Week 1: Introduction to the Course


Overview of SS2 Literature in English syllabus

Discussion on the importance of literature

Introduction to the first text: “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe

Reading assignment: Chapters 1-3

Week 2: Understanding “Things Fall Apart”


In-depth analysis of characters and setting

Exploration of themes in the novel

Group discussions on cultural elements

Assigning essays on character development

Week 3: Literary Devices and Techniques


Identification and analysis of literary devices in “Things Fall Apart”

Group activity: creating a collage representing key themes

Critical analysis of Achebe’s writing style

Homework: Write a short paragraph on the use of symbolism in the novel

Week 4: Poetry Appreciation


Introduction to African poetry

Analysis of selected poems from African poets

Group poetry recitation

Assigning individual poetry analysis essays

Week 5: The Short Story Genre


Overview of the short story as a literary form

Reading and discussion of African short stories

Group storytelling activity

Homework: Write a short story incorporating a cultural theme

Week 6: Play Analysis – “The Gods Are Not to Blame”


Introduction to the play and its historical context

Character analysis and plot discussion

Group reading of selected scenes

Presentation of scenes by student groups

Week 7: Dramatic Techniques and Performance


Exploration of dramatic techniques in “The Gods Are Not to Blame”

Group activity: creating a modern adaptation of a scene

Rehearsals for a class play

Reflection on the challenges and rewards of performance

Week 8: Comparative Analysis


Comparative study of “Things Fall Apart” and “The Gods Are Not to Blame”

Group discussions on cultural and thematic similarities

Writing assignment: Comparative essay on the two works

Peer review session

Week 9: Prose Fiction – “The Joys of Motherhood”


Introduction to the novel and author Buchi Emecheta

Character analysis and discussion of themes

Group activity: creating a character map

Reading assignment: Chapters 1-4

Week 10: Analyzing “The Joys of Motherhood”


In-depth analysis of major themes in the novel

Group discussions on gender roles and societal expectations

Homework: Reflection on the role of women in African literature

Review and discussion on key concepts covered so far

Week 11: Revision Week


Comprehensive review of all texts covered

Group study sessions for peer teaching

Q&A session to address any lingering questions

Practice exams to assess understanding

Week 12: Examination Week


Final examination covering all texts and topics studied

Stressing the importance of time management during exams

Post-exam discussion and reflection

Guidance on exam preparation for the next term

Week 13: School Dismissal Week


Recap of the term’s highlights and achievements

Distribution of report cards and feedback

Encouragement for continuous reading and literary exploration

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