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English Grade 5
SectionSubsectionContent descriptionLesson number
A) SENTENCES1) Types of SentencesStatements, commands, questionsA 1.1, A 1.2
Commands from statementsA 1.3
2) Further classification – the simple sentenceIdentify simple sentencesA 2.1, A 2.2
3) Subject and verbA 3.1, A 3.2, A 3.3, A 3.4
E) THE APOSTROPHE1) ContractionE 1.1, E 1.2, E 1.3, E 1.4
2) PossessionIdentify possessorE 2.1
Singular nounsE 2.2, E 2.3
Plural nouns ending in sE 2.4, E 2.5
Singular nouns + plural nouns ending in sE 2.6
G) NOUNS1) Common nounsOrdinary objectsG 1.1
People – professionsG 1.2, G 1.3, G 1.6
Places – places of workG 1.4, G 1.5
2) Proper nounsNames, places, days, monthsG 2.1, G 2.2
3) Abstract nounsG 3.1, G 3.2, G 3.3, G 3.4
4) Collective nounsG 4.1, G 4.2, G 4.3, G 4.4
5) Test your understandingMixed – common, proper, collective nounsG 5.1, G 5.2, G 5.3
H) PRONOUNS1) Personal pronounsI and meH 1.1
ItH 1.2
They, we, she, he Her, himH 1.3
2) Possessive pronounsH 2.1
I) PLURALS1) Spelling rules for plural nounsRule 1: add sI 1.1
Rule 2: ends in ch, sh, s, ss or xI 1.2
Rule 3: ends in vowel + yI 1.3
Rule 4: ends in consonant + yI 1.4
Rule 5: ends in f or feI 1.5
Rule 6: ends in a o or ooI 1.6
Rule 7: change completelyI 1.7
2) Test your understandingMixed rules – randomised questionsI 2.1*
N) ADJECTIVES0) AdjectivesPlacement – before a nounN 0.1
Placement – after a linking verbN 0.2
1) Kinds of adjectivesAdjectives of qualityN 1.1, N 1.2, N 1.3
Adjectives of quantity and numberN 1.1, N 1.2, N 1.3
Adjectives of quantity and numberN 1.4
2) Degrees of comparisonN 2.1
O) VERBS1) Finite verbsVerbs describing physical actionsO 1.1, O 1.2, O 1.3
Verbs describing speakingO 1.4
Verbs describing feeling and thinkingO 1.5, O 1.6
Verbs describing a state of being – am, is, are, was, wereO 1.7
Action verbs of more than one wordO 1.8, O 1.9
2) Auxiliary verbsHelpings verbsO 2.1, O 2.2
3) ParticiplesParticiplesO 3.1
Past participlesO 3.2
4) Simple tenseSimple past – regular verbsO 4.1, O 4.2
Simple past – irregular verbsO 4.3, O 4.4
Simple future – will/shallO 4.5
Simple future and past from presentO 4.6, O 4.7
Simple presentO 4.8
Simple pastO 4.9
Simple futureO 4.10
Q) ADVERBS1) Types of adverbsAdverbs of mannerQ 1.1, Q 1.2, Q 1.3, Q 1.4
Adverbs of manner, time and placeQ 1.5, Q 1.6
S) CONJUNCTIONS0) ConjunctionsIdentify conjunctionsS 0.1, S 0.3
Join two simple sentencesS 0.2, S 0.4
T) PREPOSITIONS0) PrepositionsT 0.1
U) DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH1) Direct speechPunctuationU 1.1, U 1.2, U 1.3, U 1.4
2) Indirect speechChange adverbs of time and placeU 2.1
Change verbs – move one step backU 2.2
Change verbs and adverbsU 2.3, U 2.4
X) VOCABULARY EXTENSION0) PrefixesCreate antonyms, identify meaningX 0.1, X 0.2, X 0.3, X 0.4
1) SuffixesX 1.1
2) SynonymsX 2.1, X 2.2, X 2.3, X 2.4
3) AntonymsX 3.1, X 3.2, X 3.3
4) HomophonesX 4.1, X 4.2
Y) FIGURITIVE EXPRESSIONS0) Figurative expressionsIdentify meaning of proverbs and idiomsY 0.1, Y 0.2, Y 0.3
Z) ABBREVIATIONS0) AbbreviationsZ 0.1, Z 0.2, Z 0.3
English Grade 6
SectionSubsectionContent descriptionLesson number
A) SENTENCES0) SentencesIdentify a sentenceA 0.1, A 0.2, A 0.3, A 0.4
1) Types of sentencesStatement, question, exclamationA 1.1, A 1.3
Statement, question, commandA 1.2
Questions from statementsA 1.4, A 1.5
Commands from statementsA 1.6
2) Further classificationSimple, compound and complexA 2.1, A 2.2, A 2.3
3) Subject and verbA 3.1, A 3.2, A 3.3
C) CLAUSES0) ClausesIdentify 2 verbs + conjunctionC 0.1, C 0.2
Identify clausesC 0.3, C 0.4
Identify main clauseC 0.5
D) PUNCTUATION0) Mixed PunctuationFull stop, exclamation mark, question mark
Commas for a list, direct speech, additional information, however/nevertheless
Capitals for proper nouns
Apostrophes for direct speech
D 0.1, D 0.2, D 0.3, D 0.4, D 0.5, D 0.6, D 0.7, D 0.8
3) CommasFor lists and however/neverthelessD 3.1
For introductory phrasesD 3.2
For additional informationD 3.3
Mixed useD 3.4
E) THE APOSTROPHE1) ContractionIdentify and type contractionsE 1.1, E 1.2, E 1.3
its vs it’sE 1.4
2) PossessionIdentify the owner – singular or pluralE 2.1
Singular nounsE 2.2, E 2.3
Plural nouns ending in sE 2.4
Plural nouns not ending in sE 2.5
Names ending in sE 2.6
Double namesE 2.7
3) Test your understandingSingular + pluralsE 3.1, E 3.2
Singular + plurals, names ending in sE 3.3, E 3.4
Distinguish between apostrophe used for contraction vs possessionE 3.5
G) NOUNS1) Common nounsIdentify common nounsG 1.1
Vocab extensionG 1.2, G 1.3, G 1.4
2) Proper nounsPersons, places, days, months, titles of books, songs and playsG 2.1, G 2.2
3) Abstract nounsG 3.1
4) Collective nounsG 4.1, G 4.2, G 4.3
H) PRONOUNS1) Personal pronounsH 1.1, H 1.2, H 1.3
2) Possessive pronounsH 2.1, H 2.2
Possessive pronouns vs possessive adjectivesH 2.3
3-6) Reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite pronounsIdentify reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite pronounsH 3.1, H 3.2, H 3.3
3) Relative pronounsRelative pronouns as conjunctionsH 7.1, H 7.2
I) PLURALS0) PluralsI 1.1, I 1.2, I 1.3*
K) GENDER0) GenderAnimalsK 0.1, K 0.2
Family relationshipsK 0.3
N) ADJECTIVES0) AdjectivesIdentify before the nounN 0.1
Vocab extensionN 0.2, N 0.3, N 0.4
1) Kinds of adjectivesDescriptive vs qualitative vs proper adjectivesN 1.1
2) Degrees of comparisonRules to form comparative and superlativeN 2.1, N 2.2, N 2.3, N 2.4, N 2.5, N 2.6, N 2.7
3) Test your understandingN 3.1, N 3.2
O) VERBS1) Finite verbsIdentify action, saying and state of being verbsO 1.1, O 1.2, O 1.3
Verbs of more than one-wordO 1.4, O 1.5
2) Auxiliary verbsIdentify auxiliariesO 2.1, O 2.2
Auxiliaries help to – form questionsO 2.3
Auxiliaries help to – show tenseO 2.4
Auxiliaries help to – show degree of certaintyO 2.5
3) ParticiplesPresent and pastO 3.1, O 3.2, O 3.3, O 3.4, O 3.5, O 3.6
4) The three tensesSimpleO 4.1, O 4.2, O 4.3
ContinuousO 4.4, O 4.5, O 4.6
PerfectO 4.7. O 4.8, O 4.9
P) ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE0) Passive VoiceP 0.1
Q) ADVERBS1) Types of adverbsAdverbs of mannerQ 1.1
Adverbs of placeQ 1.2
Adverbs of timeQ 1.3
Manner, place and timeQ 1.4, Q 1.5
R) CONCORD1) Agreement between subject and verbEither…or And indefinite pronounsR 0.1
S) CONJUNCTIONS1) ConjunctionsIdentify conjunctionsS 1.1, S 1.2, S 1.3
Join sentences with conjunctionsS 1.4, S 1.5
2) Relative pronouns as conjunctionsJoin sentences with relative pronounsS 2.1
T) PREPOSITIONS0) PrepositionsT 0.1, T 0.2, T 0.3
U) DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH1) Direct SpeechAdd punctuationU 1.1, U 1.2, U 1.3
2) Indirect SpeechChange adverbs of time and placeU 2.1
Move verb one step back in tenseU 2.2, U 2.3
Change from direct to indirectU 2.4, U 2.5
V) FIGURES OF SPEECH1) ComparisonsSimile, metaphor and personificationV 1.1, V 1.2, V 1.3, V 1.4
2) Sound devicesAlliteration, assonance, onomatopoeiaV 2.1, V 2.2, V 2.3, V 2.4, V 2.5, V 2.6
5) PunsV 5.1, V 5.2
6) Test your understandingComparisons and sound devicesV 6.1, V 6.2, V 6.3
X) VOCABULARY EXTENSION0) PrefixX 0.1, X 0.2, X 0.3, X 0.4
1) SuffixX 1.1, X 1.2
2) SynonymsX 2.1, X 2.2, X 2.3, X 2.4
3) AntonymsX 3.1, X 3.2, X 3.3
4) HomophonesX 4.1, X 4.2
Y) FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONS0) Figurative expressionsIdentify meaning of proverbs and idiomsY 0.1, Y 0.2, Y 0.3
Z) ABBREVIATIONS0) AbbreviationsZ 0.1, Z 0.2, Z 0.3
English Grade 7
SectionSubsectionContent descriptionLesson number
A) SENTENCES0) SentencesRecognise a sentence has a subject and a finite verbA 0.1, A 0.2, A 0.3, A 0.4
1) Types of sentencesIdentify statements, commands, questions and exclamationsA 1.1
Form questions from statementsA 1.2, A 1.3, A 1.4
2) Further classificationSimple, complex or compoundA 2.1, A 2.2, A 2.3, A 2.4, A 2.5
3) Subject and verbA 3.1
4) ObjectDirect objectA 4.1
Transitive verbsA 4.2
B) PHRASES0) PhrasesIdentify a phraseB 0.1
C) CLAUSES0) ClausesIdentify 2 verbs + conjunctionC 0.1, C 0.2, C0.3
1) Main clausesIdentify a main clauseC 1.1
2) Subordinate clauseNoun, adjectival and adverbialC 2.1, C 2.2
D) PUNCTUATION0) Mixed punctuation1. Capital letters
2. Full stops
3. Commas (for lists, direct speech)
6. Questions marks
7. Exclamation marks
8. Quotation marks
D 0.1, D 0.2, D 0.3
3) CommasAfter introductory phrases, between phrase and clause, after addressing someoneD 3.1
For additional informationD 3.2
4) Semi-colonJoin two main clausesD 4.1
10) HyphenTo form compound adjectives before the nounD 10.1, D 10.2
For prefixesD 10.3
To avoid ambiguityD 10.4
11) DashFor additional informationD 11.1, D 11.2
E) THE APOSTROPHE1) ContractionE 1.1, *E 1.2, E 1.3
2) PossessionSingular noun*E 2.1
Plural noun ending in s*E 2.2
Plural noun not ending in s*E 2.3
Names ending in sE 2.4
3) Test your understandingIdentify the owner as singular or plural*E 3.1
Mixed*E 3.2, E 3.3
G) NOUNS1) Common nounsG 1.1, G 1.2, G 1.3, G 1.4
2) Proper nounsPersons, places, days, months, titles of books, songs and plays, nationalitiesG 2.1, G 2.2, G 2.3
3) Abstract nounsG 3.1, G 3.2, G 3.3, G 3.4
4) Collective nounsG 4.1, G 4.2, *G 4.3
H) PRONOUNS0) PronounsGeneralH 0.1
Identify personal, possessive, reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite and relativeH 0.2, H 0.3
1) Personal pronounsSubject vs objectH 1.1
After the verb ‘to be’H 1.2
7) Relative pronounsJoin sentencesH 7.1, H 7,2
I) PLURALS0) PluralsAll spelling rules*I 0.1
K) GENDER0) GenderName family relationships*K 0.1
N) ADJECTIVES0) AdjectivesVocab extension – before the noun, after the linking verbN 0.1, N 0.2, N 0.3, N 0.4
1) Kinds of adjectivesDescriptive, proper, number, possessive, demonstrativeN 1.1
2) Degrees of comparisonN 2.1
O) VERBS1) Finite verbsO 1.1, O 1.2, O 1.3, O 1.4
2) The infinitiveO 2.1
3) Auxiliary verbsO 3.1, O 3.2, O 3.3, O 3.4
4) ParticiplesO 4.1, O 4.2, O 4.3, O 4.4, O 4.5, O 4.6
5) The three tensesSimpleO 5.1, O 5.2, O 5.3
ContinuousO 5.4, O 5.5, O 5.6
PerfectO 5.7, O 5.8, O 5.9
P) ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE0) Active and passive voiceP 0.1
Q) ADVERBS0) AdverbsQ 0.1, Q 0.2
1) Types of adverbsManner, time, placeQ 1.1
Manner, time, place, degree, frequencyQ 1.2, Q 1.3, Q 1.4
R) CONCORD1) Agreement between subject and verbStandard subjectR 1.1
Subject with: collective nouns, indefinite pronouns, either/or, neither/norR 1.2, R 1.3, R 1.4
2) Agreement between nouns and pronounsR 2.1
S) CONJUNCTIONS0) ConjunctionsIdentify conjunctionsS 0.1, S 0.2, S 0.3
Join sentences with conjunctionsS 0.4
1) Co-ordinating conjunctionsIdentify co-ordinating conjunctionsS 1.1
2) Subordinating conjunctionsIdentify subordinating conjunctionsS 2.1, S 2.2
3) Relative pronouns as conjunctionsJoin 2 sentences using a relative pronounS 3.1
T) PREPOSITIONS0) PrepositionsT 0.1, T 0.2
U) DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH1) Direct speechAdd punctuationU 2.1, U 2.2
2) Indirect speechChange verbs and pronounsU 2.1
Change expressions of time and placeU 2.2
Change questionsU 2.3, U 2.4
Change commandsU 2.5
3) Test your understandingU 3.1, U 3.2, U 3.3
V) FIGURES OF SPEECH1) ComparisonsSimileV 1.1
Simile, metaphor, personificationV 1.2, V 1.3, V 1.4, V 1.5
2) Sound devicesAlliterationV 2.1
AssonanceV 2.2
OnomatopoeiaV 2.3
Alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeiaV 2.4, V 2.5, V 2.6, V 2.7
3) ContradictionsIronyV 3.1, V 3.2
4) ExaggerationHyperboleV 4.1
5) OthersPunsV 5.1
6) Test your understandingComparisons and sound devicesV 6.1, V 6.2, V 6.3, V 6.4
X) VOCABULARY EXTENSION0) PrefixCreate antonyms, identify the meaning of the prefixX 0.1*, X 0.2, X 0.3
1) SuffixCreate abstract nouns and new wordsX 1.1, X 1.2, X 1.3
2) SynonymsX 2.1, X 2.2
3) Strong verbsReplace got, did, do with stronger verbsX 3.1, X 3.2, X 3.3
Replace adverb/verb with stronger verbX 3.4
4) AntonymsX 4.1, X 4.2, X 4.3
5) HomophonesX 5.1, X 5.2, X 5.3*
Y) FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONS 0) Figurative expressionsY 0.1, Y 0.2, Y 0.3, Y 0.4, Y 0.5, Y 0.6
English Grades 8–9
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