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English first additional language

Grade 4

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Module 13

The houseboat owner

Activity 1

To describe people [lo 2.3.3]

The houseboat owner

Decide to whom this houseboat belongs and draw a picture of the owner. Use your dictionary to help you prepare 10 to 15 sentences at home. Then tell the class about this person and why he is living in a house like this.

The owner of the houseboat

Activity 2

To understand and use singular and plural forms of nouns [lo 6.4.1]

IS, ARE, HAS AND HAVE

A)write sentences on the following page, using the table below.

ThereDeonHeMaqisha and PearlWeThereMaryThereMy parentsMy brother and sisterMy petsThe visitors isarehashave a tablereadingshoweringrelaxingeatingtwo chairsa dressing tablemany bookstwo carsmany toyssleepingstaying in the kitchenstudybathroomliving roomdining roomtelevision roombedroomlibrarygaragetoy boxback yardguestroom

i) …………………………………………………………………………………

ii) …………………………………………………………………………………

iii) …………………………………………………………………………………

iv) …………………………………………………………………………………

v) …………………………………………………………………………………

vi) …………………………………………………………………………………

vii) …………………………………………………………………………………

viii) …………………………………………………………………………………

ix) …………………………………………………………………………………

x) …………………………………………………………………………………

xi) …………………………………………………………………………………

xii) …………………………………………………………………………………

Activity 3

To use a wider range of punctuation [lo 4.5.3]

Fill in the capital letters , the comma , the question mark ( ? ), the exclamation mark ( ! ) the full stop ( . ) and the apostrophe ( ) where necessary.

i) in the bathroom is a toilet a shower and a wash-basin

………………………………………………………………………………….

ii) mandy stop playing with the cats bowles

………………………………………………………………………………….

iii) did you brush your teeth this morning

………………………………………………………………………………….

iv) clean up this mess

………………………………………………………………………………….

v) after she has a bath she dries herself with a towel

………………………………………………………………………………….

vi) mother irons my fathers shirts on wednesdays

………………………………………………………………………………….

vii) do you have a facecloth and a nailbrush

………………………………………………………………………………….

viii) ouch the water is too hot

………………………………………………………………………………….

Assessment

Learning outcome 2: speaking

The learner will be able to communicate effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.

Assessment standard

We know this when the learner:

  • uses additional language to communicate information:

2.3.3 describes people, objects and simple processes.

Learning outcome 4: writing

The learner will be able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.

Assessment standard

We know this when the learner:

4.5 uses developing knowledge of language structure:

4.5.3 begins to use a wider range of punctuation (e.g. apostrophes).

Learning outcome 6; language structure and use

The learner will know and be able to use the sounds, words and grammar of the language and interpret texts.

Assessment standard

We know this when the learner:

6.4 understands and uses singular and plural forms of nouns:

6.4.1 ordinary nouns.

Memorandum

Activity 1

THE HOUSEBOAT OWNER

Discuss the criteria for the oral activity in detail before the learners begin this task.

Activity 2

IS, ARE, HAS AND HAVE

Discuss thoroughly how / when these verbs are used. e.g. when the nouns are singular or plural.

Answers:

a) There is a table in the kitchen.

b) Deon is reading in the study.

c) He is showering in the bathroom.

d) Maqisha and Pearl are relaxing in the living room.

e) We are eating in the dining room.

f) There are two chairs in the television room.

g) Mary has a dressing table in the bedroom.

h) There are many books in the library.

i) My parents have two cars in the garage.

j) My brother and sister have many toys in the toy box.

k) My pets are sleeping in the back yard.

l) The visitors are staying in the guestroom.

Activity 3

CAPITAL LETTERS AND PUNCTUATION

Answers:

a) I n the bathroom is a toilet , a shower and a wash-basin . (3)

b) M andy , stop playing with the cat s bowl . (4)

c) D id you brush your teeth this morning ? (2)

d) C lean up this mess ! (2)

e) A fter she has a bath , she dries herself with a towel . (3)

f) M other irons my father s shirts on W ednesdays . (4)

g) D o you have a facecloth and a nailbrush ? (2)

h) O uch ! T he water is too hot . (4)

Questions & Answers

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Damian
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 4. OpenStax CNX. Sep 18, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11093/1.1
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