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English Grade 5
Secition Subsection Content Description Lesson number
A) SENTENCES 1) Types of Sentences Statements, commands, questions A 1.1, A 1.2
Commands from statements A 1.3
2) Further classification – the simple sentence Identify simple sentences A 2.1, A 2.2
3) Subject and verb A 3.1, A 3.2, A 3.3, A 3.4
E) THE APOSTROPHE 1) Contraction E 1.1, E 1.2, E 1.3, E 1.4
2) Possession Identify possessor E 2.1
Singular nouns E 2.2, E 2.3
Plural nouns ending in s E 2.4, E 2.5
Singular nouns + plural nouns ending in s E 2.6
G) NOUNS 1) Common nouns Ordinary objects G 1.1
People – professions G 1.2, G 1.3, G 1.6
Places – places of work G 1.4, G 1.5
2) Proper nouns Names, places, days, months G 2.1, G 2.2
3) Abstract nouns G 3.1, G 3.2, G 3.3, G 3.4
4) Collective nouns G 4.1, G 4.2, G 4.3, G 4.4
5) Test your understanding Mixed – common, proper, collective nouns G 5.1, G 5.2, G 5.3
H) PRONOUNS 1) Personal pronouns I and me H 1.1
It H 1.2
They, we, she, he Her, him H 1.3
2) Possessive pronouns H 2.1
I) PLURALS 1) Spelling rules for plural nouns Rule 1: add s I 1.1
Rule 2: ends in ch, sh, s, ss or x I 1.2
Rule 3: ends in vowel + y I 1.3
Rule 4: ends in consonant + y I 1.4
Rule 5: ends in f or fe I 1.5
Rule 6: ends in a o or oo I 1.6
Rule 7: change completely I 1.7
2) Test your understanding Mixed rules – randomised questions I 2.1*
N) ADJECTIVES 0) Adjectives Placement – before a noun N 0.1
Placement – after a linking verb N 0.2
1) Kinds of adjectives Adjectives of quality N 1.1, N 1.2, N 1.3
Adjectives of quantity and number N 1.1, N 1.2, N 1.3
Adjectives of quantity and number N 1.4
2) Degrees of comparison N 2.1
O) VERBS 1) Finite verbs Verbs describing physical actions O 1.1, O 1.2, O 1.3
Verbs describing speaking O 1.4
Verbs describing feeling and thinking O 1.5, O 1.6
Verbs describing a state of being – am, is, are, was, were O 1.7
Action verbs of more than one word O 1.8, O 1.9
2) Auxiliary verbs Helpings verbs O 2.1, O 2.2
3) Participles Participles O 3.1
Past participles O 3.2
4) Simple tense Simple past – regular verbs O 4.1, O 4.2
Simple past – irregular verbs O 4.3, O 4.4
Simple future – will/shall O 4.5
Simple future and past from present O 4.6, O 4.7
Simple present O 4.8
Simple past O 4.9
Simple future O 4.10
Q) ADVERBS 1) Types of adverbs Adverbs of manner Q 1.1, Q 1.2, Q 1.3, Q 1.4
Adverbs of manner, time and place Q 1.5, Q 1.6
S) CONJUNCTIONS 0) Conjunctions Identify conjunctions S 0.1, S 0.3
Join two simple sentences S 0.2, S 0.4
T) PREPOSITIONS 0) Prepositions T 0.1
U) DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH 1) Direct speech Punctuation U 1.1, U 1.2, U 1.3, U 1.4
2) Indirect speech Change adverbs of time and place U 2.1
Change verbs – move one step back U 2.2
Change verbs and adverbs U 2.3, U 2.4
X) VOCABULARY EXTENSION 0) Prefixes Create antonyms, identify meaning X 0.1, X 0.2, X 0.3, X 0.4
1) Suffixes X 1.1
2) Synonyms X 2.1, X 2.2, X 2.3, X 2.4
3) Antonyms X 3.1, X 3.2, X 3.3
4) Homophones X 4.1, X 4.2
Y) FIGURITIVE EXPRESSIONS 0) Figurative expressions Identify meaning of proverbs and idioms Y 0.1, Y 0.2, Y 0.3
Z) ABBREVIATIONS 0) Abbreviations Z 0.1, Z 0.2, Z 0.3
English Grade 6
Secition Subsection Content Description Lesson number
A) SENTENCES 0) Sentences Identify a sentence A 0.1, A 0.2, A 0.3, A 0.4
1) Types of sentences Statement, question, exclamation A 1.1, A 1.3
Statement, question, command A 1.2
Questions from statements A 1.4, A 1.5
Commands from statements A 1.6
2) Further classification Simple, compound and complex A 2.1, A 2.2, A 2.3
3) Subject and verb A 3.1, A 3.2, A 3.3
C) CLAUSES 0) Clauses Identify 2 verbs + conjunction C 0.1, C 0.2
Identify clauses C 0.3, C 0.4
Identify main clause C 0.5
D) PUNCTUATION 0) Mixed Punctuation Full 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) Commas For lists and however/nevertheless D 3.1
For introductory phrases D 3.2
For additional information D 3.3
Mixed use D 3.4
E) THE APOSTROPHE 1) Contraction Identify and type contractions E 1.1, E 1.2, E 1.3
its vs it’s E 1.4
2) Possession Identify the owner – singular or plural E 2.1
Singular nouns E 2.2, E 2.3
Plural nouns ending in s E 2.4
Plural nouns not ending in s E 2.5
Names ending in s E 2.6
Double names E 2.7
3) Test your understanding Singular + plurals E 3.1, E 3.2
Singular + plurals, names ending in s E 3.3, E 3.4
Distinguish between apostrophe used for contraction vs possession E 3.5
G) NOUNS 1) Common nouns Identify common nouns G 1.1
Vocab extension G 1.2, G 1.3, G 1.4
2) Proper nouns Persons, places, days, months, titles of books, songs and plays G 2.1, G 2.2
3) Abstract nouns G 3.1
4) Collective nouns G 4.1, G 4.2, G 4.3
H) PRONOUNS 1) Personal pronouns H 1.1, H 1.2, H 1.3
2) Possessive pronouns H 2.1, H 2.2
Possessive pronouns vs possessive adjectives H 2.3
3-6) Reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite pronouns Identify reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite pronouns H 3.1, H 3.2, H 3.3
3) Relative pronouns Relative pronouns as conjunctions H 7.1, H 7.2
I) PLURALS 0) Plurals I 1.1, I 1.2, I 1.3*
K) GENDER 0) Gender Animals K 0.1, K 0.2
Family relationships K 0.3
N) ADJECTIVES 0) Adjectives Identify before the noun N 0.1
Vocab extension N 0.2, N 0.3, N 0.4
1) Kinds of adjectives Descriptive vs qualitative vs proper adjectives N 1.1
2) Degrees of comparison Rules to form comparative and superlative N 2.1, N 2.2, N 2.3, N 2.4, N 2.5, N 2.6, N 2.7
3) Test your understanding N 3.1, N 3.2
O) VERBS 1) Finite verbs Identify action, saying and state of being verbs O 1.1, O 1.2, O 1.3
Verbs of more than one-word O 1.4, O 1.5
2) Auxiliary verbs Identify auxiliaries O 2.1, O 2.2
Auxiliaries help to – form questions O 2.3
Auxiliaries help to – show tense O 2.4
Auxiliaries help to – show degree of certainty O 2.5
3) Participles Present and past O 3.1, O 3.2, O 3.3, O 3.4, O 3.5, O 3.6
4) The three tenses Simple O 4.1, O 4.2, O 4.3
Continuous O 4.4, O 4.5, O 4.6
Perfect O 4.7. O 4.8, O 4.9
P) ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE 0) Passive Voice P 0.1
Q) ADVERBS 1) Types of adverbs Adverbs of manner Q 1.1
Adverbs of place Q 1.2
Adverbs of time Q 1.3
Manner, place and time Q 1.4, Q 1.5
R) CONCORD 1) Agreement between subject and verb Either…or And indefinite pronouns R 0.1
S) CONJUNCTIONS 1) Conjunctions Identify conjunctions S 1.1, S 1.2, S 1.3
Join sentences with conjunctions S 1.4, S 1.5
2) Relative pronouns as conjunctions Join sentences with relative pronouns S 2.1
T) PREPOSITIONS 0) Prepositions T 0.1, T 0.2, T 0.3
U) DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH 1) Direct Speech Add punctuation U 1.1, U 1.2, U 1.3
2) Indirect Speech Change adverbs of time and place U 2.1
Move verb one step back in tense U 2.2, U 2.3
Change from direct to indirect U 2.4, U 2.5
V) FIGURES OF SPEECH 1) Comparisons Simile, metaphor and personification V 1.1, V 1.2, V 1.3, V 1.4
2) Sound devices Alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeia V 2.1, V 2.2, V 2.3, V 2.4, V 2.5, V 2.6
5) Puns V 5.1, V 5.2
6) Test your understanding Comparisons and sound devices V 6.1, V 6.2, V 6.3
X) VOCABULARY EXTENSION 0) Prefix X 0.1, X 0.2, X 0.3, X 0.4
1) Suffix X 1.1, X 1.2
2) Synonyms X 2.1, X 2.2, X 2.3, X 2.4
3) Antonyms X 3.1, X 3.2, X 3.3
4) Homophones X 4.1, X 4.2
Y) FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONS 0) Figurative expressions Identify meaning of proverbs and idioms Y 0.1, Y 0.2, Y 0.3
Z) ABBREVIATIONS 0) Abbreviations Z 0.1, Z 0.2, Z 0.3
English Grade 7
Secition Subsection Content Description Lesson number
A) SENTENCES 0) Sentences Recognise a sentence has a subject and a finite verb A 0.1, A 0.2, A 0.3, A 0.4
1) Types of sentences Identify statements, commands, questions and exclamations A 1.1
Form questions from statements A 1.2, A 1.3, A 1.4
2) Further classification Simple, complex or compound A 2.1, A 2.2, A 2.3, A 2.4, A 2.5
3) Subject and verb A 3.1
4) Object Direct object A 4.1
Transitive verbs A 4.2
B) PHRASES 0) Phrases Identify a phrase B 0.1
C) CLAUSES 0) Clauses Identify 2 verbs + conjunction C 0.1, C 0.2, C0.3
1) Main clauses Identify a main clause C 1.1
2) Subordinate clause Noun, adjectival and adverbial C 2.1, C 2.2
D) PUNCTUATION 0) Mixed punctuation 1. 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) Commas After introductory phrases, between phrase and clause, after addressing someone D 3.1
For additional information D 3.2
4) Semi-colon Join two main clauses D 4.1
10) Hyphen To form compound adjectives before the noun D 10.1, D 10.2
For prefixes D 10.3
To avoid ambiguity D 10.4
11) Dash For additional information D 11.1, D 11.2
E) THE APOSTROPHE 1) Contraction E 1.1, *E 1.2, E 1.3
2) Possession Singular noun *E 2.1
Plural noun ending in s *E 2.2
Plural noun not ending in s *E 2.3
Names ending in s E 2.4
3) Test your understanding Identify the owner as singular or plural *E 3.1
Mixed *E 3.2, E 3.3
G) NOUNS 1) Common nouns G 1.1, G 1.2, G 1.3, G 1.4
2) Proper nouns Persons, places, days, months, titles of books, songs and plays, nationalities G 2.1, G 2.2, G 2.3
3) Abstract nouns G 3.1, G 3.2, G 3.3, G 3.4
4) Collective nouns G 4.1, G 4.2, *G 4.3
H) PRONOUNS 0) Pronouns General H 0.1
Identify personal, possessive, reflexive, interrogative, demonstrative, indefinite and relative H 0.2, H 0.3
1) Personal pronouns Subject vs object H 1.1
After the verb ‘to be’ H 1.2
7) Relative pronouns Join sentences H 7.1, H 7,2
I) PLURALS 0) Plurals All spelling rules *I 0.1
K) GENDER 0) Gender Name family relationships *K 0.1
N) ADJECTIVES 0) Adjectives Vocab extension – before the noun, after the linking verb N 0.1, N 0.2, N 0.3, N 0.4
1) Kinds of adjectives Descriptive, proper, number, possessive, demonstrative N 1.1
2) Degrees of comparison N 2.1
O) VERBS 1) Finite verbs O 1.1, O 1.2, O 1.3, O 1.4
2) The infinitive O 2.1
3) Auxiliary verbs O 3.1, O 3.2, O 3.3, O 3.4
4) Participles O 4.1, O 4.2, O 4.3, O 4.4, O 4.5, O 4.6
5) The three tenses Simple O 5.1, O 5.2, O 5.3
Continuous O 5.4, O 5.5, O 5.6
Perfect O 5.7, O 5.8, O 5.9
P) ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICE 0) Active and passive voice P 0.1
Q) ADVERBS 0) Adverbs Q 0.1, Q 0.2
1) Types of adverbs Manner, time, place Q 1.1
Manner, time, place, degree, frequency Q 1.2, Q 1.3, Q 1.4
R) CONCORD 1) Agreement between subject and verb Standard subject R 1.1
Subject with: collective nouns, indefinite pronouns, either/or, neither/nor R 1.2, R 1.3, R 1.4
2) Agreement between nouns and pronouns R 2.1
S) CONJUNCTIONS 0) Conjunctions Identify conjunctions S 0.1, S 0.2, S 0.3
Join sentences with conjunctions S 0.4
1) Co-ordinating conjunctions Identify co-ordinating conjunctions S 1.1
2) Subordinating conjunctions Identify subordinating conjunctions S 2.1, S 2.2
3) Relative pronouns as conjunctions Join 2 sentences using a relative pronoun S 3.1
T) PREPOSITIONS 0) Prepositions T 0.1, T 0.2
U) DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH 1) Direct speech Add punctuation U 2.1, U 2.2
2) Indirect speech Change verbs and pronouns U 2.1
Change expressions of time and place U 2.2
Change questions U 2.3, U 2.4
Change commands U 2.5
3) Test your understanding U 3.1, U 3.2, U 3.3
V) FIGURES OF SPEECH 1) Comparisons Simile V 1.1
Simile, metaphor, personification V 1.2, V 1.3, V 1.4, V 1.5
2) Sound devices Alliteration V 2.1
Assonance V 2.2
Onomatopoeia V 2.3
Alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeia V 2.4, V 2.5, V 2.6, V 2.7
3) Contradictions Irony V 3.1, V 3.2
4) Exaggeration Hyperbole V 4.1
5) Others Puns V 5.1
6) Test your understanding Comparisons and sound devices V 6.1, V 6.2, V 6.3, V 6.4
X) VOCABULARY EXTENSION 0) Prefix Create antonyms, identify the meaning of the prefix X 0.1*, X 0.2, X 0.3
1) Suffix Create abstract nouns and new words X 1.1, X 1.2, X 1.3
2) Synonyms X 2.1, X 2.2
3) Strong verbs Replace got, did, do with stronger verbs X 3.1, X 3.2, X 3.3
Replace adverb/verb with stronger verb X 3.4
4) Antonyms X 4.1, X 4.2, X 4.3
5) Homophones X 5.1, X 5.2, X 5.3*
Y) FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONS 0) Figurative expressions Y 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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