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Life skills

Grade 2


Module 1


The family

Questions for discussion:

  • What do you notice about this picture?
  • Does your family look like this?
  • Is it wrong?
  • Why?

How do families live together?

Think of your own family and answer the following questions .

1. What work does your father do in the house?

2. What does your mother do?

3. What do you do?

4. What do your brothers and sisters do?

Sunday: At last a time to rest! What do you do with your family on Sundays?

  • Draw a picture to show what your family is doing on a Sunday.

Which pictures match each other? Who do you think should do the job? Join the pictures. Colour them in neatly.


While you have been doing your duties, your family has been busy with theirs. Do you think everyone likes doing his particular job?

  • Ask everyone the following questions to find out what they feel about the work they have to do at home.
  • The table helps you set out and compare answers.
  • Draw a picture of you doing one of the nasty jobs. How do you feel?
  • Now draw yourself doing the job you like best. How do you feel now?


Learning Outcomes
LO 2
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTThe learner will be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to constitutional rights and responsibilities, and to show an understanding of diverse cultures and religions.
Assessment Standards(Ass)
We know this when the learner:
2.1 discusses children's rights and responsibilities;2.4 identifies values and morals from diverse South African cultures.
lo 3
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT The learner will be able to use acquired life skills to achieve and extend personal potential to respond effectively to challenges in his or her world.
We know this when the learner:
3.4 demonstrates appropriate behaviour in conflict situations;


List things that children can do.

Refer to children’s rights according to the constitution.

Keep the diary page that follows for a week. Encourage them to take on a responsibility if they don’t have one. They must still abide by the constitutional rights of children.

Summary of children’s rights

  • Children have the right to be heard and the responsibility to listen.
  • Children have the right to medical care and the responsibility to take care of themselves.
  • Children have the right to be educated and the responsibility to take learning seriously.
  • Children have the right to be loved and the responsibility to care for others.
  • Children have the right to learn the language of their parents and the responsibility to respect the languages of others.

Children have the right to be proud of their heritage, traditions and beliefs and the responsibility to respect the beliefs of others.

  • Children have the right to have a safe home and the responsibility to keep that home clean and tidy.
  • Children have the right to make mistakes and the responsibility to learn from their mistakes.
  • Children have the right to get enough to eat and the responsibility not to waste it.

Make the children aware of their responsibilities as well as their rights.

Discuss the learners’ findings and isolate one problem, e.g.

  • Toby’s mom has too much ironing. What do you think happens when she is tired of all the ironing?
  • Jill’s Dad is tired when he gets home from work and then he still has to mow the lawn? How does he feel?
  • Kate doesn’t want to feed the dog. Why not?

Questions & Answers

explain and give four Example hyperbolic function
Lukman Reply
The denominator of a certain fraction is 9 more than the numerator. If 6 is added to both terms of the fraction, the value of the fraction becomes 2/3. Find the original fraction. 2. The sum of the least and greatest of 3 consecutive integers is 60. What are the valu
1. x + 6 2 -------------- = _ x + 9 + 6 3 x + 6 3 ----------- x -- (cross multiply) x + 15 2 3(x + 6) = 2(x + 15) 3x + 18 = 2x + 30 (-2x from both) x + 18 = 30 (-18 from both) x = 12 Test: 12 + 6 18 2 -------------- = --- = --- 12 + 9 + 6 27 3
2. (x) + (x + 2) = 60 2x + 2 = 60 2x = 58 x = 29 29, 30, & 31
on number 2 question How did you got 2x +2
combine like terms. x + x + 2 is same as 2x + 2
Mark and Don are planning to sell each of their marble collections at a garage sale. If Don has 1 more than 3 times the number of marbles Mark has, how many does each boy have to sell if the total number of marbles is 113?
mariel Reply
Mark = x,. Don = 3x + 1 x + 3x + 1 = 113 4x = 112, x = 28 Mark = 28, Don = 85, 28 + 85 = 113
how do I set up the problem?
Harshika Reply
what is a solution set?
find the subring of gaussian integers?
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Shirley Reply
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Abdullahi Reply
find the value of 2x=32
Felix Reply
divide by 2 on each side of the equal sign to solve for x
Want to review on complex number 1.What are complex number 2.How to solve complex number problems.
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use the y -intercept and slope to sketch the graph of the equation y=6x
Only Reply
how do we prove the quadratic formular
Seidu Reply
please help me prove quadratic formula
hello, if you have a question about Algebra 2. I may be able to help. I am an Algebra 2 Teacher
Shirley Reply
thank you help me with how to prove the quadratic equation
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what is math number
Tric Reply
x-2y+3z=-3 2x-y+z=7 -x+3y-z=6
Sidiki Reply
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Solve for the first variable in one of the equations, then substitute the result into the other equation. Point For: (6111,4111,−411)(6111,4111,-411) Equation Form: x=6111,y=4111,z=−411x=6111,y=4111,z=-411
x=61/11 y=41/11 z=−4/11 x=61/11 y=41/11 z=-4/11
Need help solving this problem (2/7)^-2
Simone Reply
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Mehri Reply
the operation * is x * y =x + y/ 1+(x × y) show if the operation is commutative if x × y is not equal to -1
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