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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

what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
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
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
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.
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
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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