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Activity: language, calculations and time [lo 1.2, lo 1.4, lo 1.8, lo 1.9, lo 1.10, lo 2.2, lo 4.1, lo 4.2]

Bonnie en Tommie het baie Engelssprekende maats en wil graag leer om in Engels te tel. Kom ons help hulle.

Coco, the clown, handed out balloons. Here he is with Bonny’s balloons.

  • Do all the operations on the balloons. Write the answers on the balloons in Coco’s left hand. Colour in each balloon lightly as you complete the operations. Double the answers on the balloons.
  • Help Bonny and Tommy to set these clocks correctly. The clocks are 1 hour and 10 minutes slow .
  • These clocks are 15 minutes fast.
  • Here is Coco with Tommy’s balloons.

Do all the operations on the balloons. Write the answers on the balloons in Coco’s left hand again. Colour in each balloon lightly as you complete the operations. Halve all the other answers except those on H, because there you need the whole line for the answer.

  • Calculate:
  • Divide these 2 shapes into 8 equal parts (eighths).
  • Use your multiples’ chart in Module 2 and practise counting forwards and backwards in 8’s until the 10th multiple.

You will notice that you already know more than half of the multiples:

  • Complete the sequence and say what you have done:
  • Draw a circle around all the even numbers and a block around all the uneven numbers :

1229 1006 1040 1445 1238 1441

1544 1500 1337 1002 1223 1335

  • Arrange the even numbers from the least to the most :
  • Arrange the uneven numbers from the most to the least :
Number: Rename: Regroup:
1237 = _____+_____+_____+_____ = _____+_____+_____+_____ 1058 = _____+_____+_____+_____ = _____+_____+_____+_____ 1304 = _____+_____+_____+_____ = _____+_____+_____+_____
  • Write the number names of the above numbers:



  • Here is Coco with Terry’s balloons.

  • Do the operations on the balloons. Write the answers on the balloons in Coco’s left hand. Colour in the balloons lightly as you complete the operation. Make each answer 12 more .


Learning Outcome 1: The learner will be able to recognise, describe and represent numbers and their relationships, and to count, estimate, calculate and check with competence and confidence in solving problems.

Assessment Standard 1.2: We know this when the learner knows number names from 1 to at least 10 in the mother tongue (if not the language of learning and teaching) and one other local language;

Assessment Standard 1.4: We know this when the learner orders, describes and compares numbers;

Assessment Standard 1.8: We know this when the learner can perform calculations, using appropriate symbols, to solve problems;

Assessment Standard 1.9: We know this when the learner performs mental calculations;

Assessment Standard 1.10: We know this when the learner uses the following techniques:

1.10.1 building up and breaking down numbers;

1.10.2 doubling and halving;

1.10.3 number-lines;

1.10.4 rounding off in tens.

Learning Outcome 2: The learner will be able to recognise, describe and represent patterns and relationships, as well as to solve problems using algebraic language and skills.

Assessment Standard 2.2: We know this when the learner copies and extends simple number sequences to at least 1 000.

Learning Outcome 4: : The learner will be able to use appropriate measuring units, instruments and formulae in a variety of contexts.

Assessment Standard 4.1: We know this when the learner reads and writes analogue and digital clock time in terms of hours, half-hours, quarters of an hour and minutes;

Assessment Standard 4.2: We know this when the learner solves problems involving calculations with and conversions.

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
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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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