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Bonny and tommy’s school féte

Educator section

Memorandum

It is imperative that the educator is familiar with the content of this module before it is given to the learners, as this module contains advanced and enrichment work. Learners in the first two groups should find it a challenge and should be able to cope with it. Do not expose learners to tasks that are too difficult for them and which frustrate them. (Select according to their abilities).

The activities, the construction of mobiles, can be done classically. They can be combined with Technology.

  • Number Concept to 1 500
  • Operations :
  • Addition, subtraction and multiplication – two and three digit numbers with and without regrouping of the tens and the hundreds;
  • Division – two digit numbers with regrouping of the tens and remainders, e.g. 66 ÷ 4 =

In Module 7 number concept is extended to 1500. All addition, subtraction and multiplication calculations are performed with 2-digit and 3-digit numbers with and without regrouping of hundreds and tens. Division is only done with 2-digit numbers with regrouping of tens, with a remainder e.g. 66 ÷ 4 =

A discussion about the féte is necessary beforehand so that the learners may order their thoughts and plan the picture.

The learners must understand counting onwards from one thousand very well. Use similar number blocks from 1 101 to 1200, 1201 to 1300, 1301 to 1400 and 1401 to 1500 if necessary.

Shopping games should be used to help learners to calculate change.

Give special attention to equal quantities of and mℓ.

Use the posters for more calculations and provide opportunities for the learners to ask one another to do certain calculations.

This is an activity to be done on the playground. Let the learners measure with a trundle wheel.

Learners are expected to be able to count in a language other than their home language. If there are learners in the class who are proficient in another language, they should be given the opportunity to do so.

These involve consolidation of operations. Attend to problem areas.

The calculations of fractions of numbers may cause problems for some learners. Encourage them to try, even if they only accomplish the easier ones.

The 8x and ÷ are done simultaneously with eights . It is not compulsory for them to know these.

Multiplication is done with regrouping of hundreds as well as tens.

This activity tests the learners’ knowledge of numbers and reasoning abilities.

Division with regrouping the tens and a remainder requires much practice in the concrete. Learners must be able to say how they think and what they are doing before they attempt written work. Much practice is needed.

Encourage learners to test their operations.

This activity cannot be completed in one day. It can be combined with Technology. If there is not enough time, learners can be divided into groups of 5 to allow each learner to complete 1 shape, in which case the group will make a collective mobile sharing all knowledge with one another. If they find folding and pasting the round edges of the cone and cylinder they can paste these on the outside or they can cut off the round edges.

The shapes should preferably be duplicated on manilla, but if this is not available, use ordinary paper.

Leaner section

Content

Activity: make your own collective mobile [lo 3.1, lo 3.2]

  • These 3-D shapes have been cut open. Do you recognise them? They have been enlarged on the next pages. Follow the instructions and make your own mobile for your room.
  • Complete one shape at a time.

Instructions for all 5 shapes:

  1. Write your name lightly on all the shapes .
  2. Cut out 1 of the shapes neatly along the outlines (black lines) .
  3. Punch holes where it is marked with a o .
  4. Decorate the outside of the shape with your own patterns.
  5. Fold along all the dotted lines .
  6. Mark the grey sections . These must be folded over so that they can be pasted down.

Practise the folding over before you glue them.

  1. Apply glue onto one grey section at a time and paste it.
  2. Complete the shape and leave it for the glue to dry.
  3. Follow the same steps until all the shapes have been completed.
  4. Match the 3-Dshapes to the 2-Dshapes on p. 23 and write their names.
  5. Tie a piece of thin fishing-line to every shape .

12. Tie the shapes to a small plank and there hangs your mobile!

Assessement

Learning Outcome 3: The learner will be able to describe and represent characteristics and relationships between two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in a variety of orientations and positions.

Assessment Standard 3.1: We know this when the learner recognises, identifies and names two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in the environment and in pictures;

Assessment Standard 3.2: We know this when the learner describes, sorts and compares two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in pictures and the environment.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
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.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
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
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
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
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
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
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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Source:  OpenStax, Mathematics grade 3. OpenStax CNX. Oct 14, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11128/1.1
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