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English in shops

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Memorandum

Introduction

The topics chosen for the modules in Grade 1 are all related to stories which reflect the learners’ experience in the world in which they are growing up. They are relevant to both boys and girls.

Much depends on the number of times the learners hear the stories and rhymes and the provision made for the repetition of the vocabulary introduced. At first this is done classically. As the learners become more familiar with English they can communicate with a friend. Eventually they will want to tell the teacher and answer questions about the texts.

The educators must keep in mind that there may be many/some learners in the class who are still only at the listening stage, but with the necessary encouragement and praise they will soon join in and begin speaking in English.

Time scheduled for the modules 1 to 8

It is suggested that the average learners complete all eight modules during the year, finishing ± two modules per term.

Allow the slower learners to proceed at their own pace when doing the written activities but expose them to all the listening and speaking activities with the class.

The quick learners can be extended and given more tasks and activities to complete.

Tim and Tina are off on a shopping spree on a rainy day in winter. They visit many different kinds of shops. Learners colour articles which boys/girls would like to buy. They answer yes or no to questions and complete a graph about the traffic.

Integration of themes

  • Social Justice

This module lends itself to the discussion of such issues as job opportunities for all including disabled persons; the acquiring of wealth; the results of unemployment.

Leaner section

Content

  • Listen and say.
  • Read the question.
  • Answer “yes” or “no”.
  • Write the sentence.
  • Draw the picture.

1. Do you like apples?

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

2. Do you like milk?

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

3. Do you like fish?

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

4. Do you like hotdogs?

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

…………………………………………………………………………………………..

LO 1.1.5 LO 2.5
  • Listen and read.

Tina saw 2 cars.

Tina saw 4 cars.

Tina saw 1 train.

Tim saw 1 train.

Tina saw 2 buses.

Tim saw 1 bus.

Tina saw 3 bicycles.

Tim saw 2 bicycles.

Tina saw 1 aeroplane.

Tim saw 1 helicopter.

  • Fill in your “Traffic Graph”.
  • Draw dots for all the traffic Tim and Tina saw.
  • Count the cars, the trains, the buses, etc.
traffic
cars
trains
buses
bicycles
aeroplanes
helicopters
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  • Talk about your graph …………………………………………………………
LO 5.1.2 LO 5.4 LO 6.7
  • Listen and read.

Tim says,

“There are so many shoes.

There are brown shoes.

There are black shoes.

There are high shoes.

There are low shoes.

There are big shoes.

There are small shoes.

Which shoes shall I choose?”

  • Draw the shoes.
  • Draw:

one shoe

many shoes

LO 1.1.3 LO 3.7 LO 6.7
  • Listen and read.

Tina says,

“There are so many dresses.

There are white dresses.

There are pink dresses.

There are blue dresses.

There are long dresses.

There are short dresses.

There are dresses with dots.

There are dresses with stripes.

There are dresses with buttons.

There are dresses with bows.

Which dress shall I choose?

  • Draw the dresses.
  • Draw:

one dress

many dresses

LO 1.1.3 LO 3.7 LO 6.2 LO 6.5

Assessment

Learning Outcome 1: LISTENING : The learner is able to listen for information and enjoyment and respond appropriately and critically in a wider range of situations.

Assessment Standard 1.1: We know this when the learner understands short, simple stories:

1.1.3 draws a picture of the story;

1.1.5 answers simple, literal ‘yes/no’ and open questions with one-word answers;

Learning Outcome 2: SPEAKING : The learner The learner is able to communicate confidently and effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.

Assessment Standard 2.5: We know this when the learner expresses self in simple ways if given an oral structure;

Learning Outcome 3: READING AND VIEWING : The learner is able to read and view for information and enjoyment and respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts.

Assessment Standard 3.7: We know this when the learner reads a poem/story with the teacher.

Learning Outcome 6: GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY : The learner knows and is able to use the sounds, vocabulary and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts.

Assessment Standard 6.2: We know this when the learner understands simple sentences in oral texts;

Assessment Standard 6.5: We know this when the learner understands some modal verbs in oral texts;

Assessment Standard 6.7: We know this when the learner understands some plurals in oral texts.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
How can I make nanorobot?
Lily
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
how can I make nanorobot?
Lily
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 1. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11116/1.1
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