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English first additional language

Zigi

Educator section

Memorandum

In Grade 3 learners continue to expand their vocabulary by listening and reading a variety of texts such as poem, stories, riddles and doing word puzzles.

These modules consolidate and revise the vocabulary and phonics introduced in Grade 2. More opportunities are given for written work producing longer texts of more varied kinds. Learners should not be afraid to make mistakes as the building of confidence and fluency should take priority above perfect written work.

Time scheduled for the modules

All learners should work through all eight modules as the phonics and spelling requirements are spread over these modules. The educator should however allow learners to complete them at their own pace namely ± two modules per term.

Zigi, the baby zebra grows up and becomes King Leo’s best friend. Together they teach the monkeys and the crocodiles a lesson. Phonics are extended with the learning of the sounds “ tch ”, “ ai ”, “ ay ”, “ e ” at the end of a word changes the sounds of the vowels. More sounds: “ ar ”, “ or , “ oa ”, “ oe ”, “ ie ”, “ er ”, “ ur ”, “ oy ” and “ oi ”.

Learners answer questions about a graph. They read a factual passage on “Animal Camouflage” and discuss what they have learnt.

Integration of themes

  • Social Justice

Patterns of behaviour are important and social skills should be developed and practised.

  • Human rights

By observing the behaviour of all the animals in the stories, learners become aware of the rights of the people around them.

  • A healthy environment

As the creatures of the forest need to live in harmony with one another, so must people learn correct behavioural patterns.

Leaner section

Content

  • Listen to the story.
  • Answer the questions.
  • Read the story with expression and correct pronunciation.

Zigi

Do you remember Baby Zebra?

He slept under the stars and the next

morning he had his stripes.

Baby Zebra was called Zigi.

He was a playful little zebra.

His best friend was Leo the lion cub.

They played together in the forest.

They splashed in the flowing waters of the river.

The hippopotamuses, crocodiles, fishes and

the frogs played with them.

The butterflies, the birds and the dragonflies

watched them play.

They were such good friends!

  • How well did you listen?

1. Tell the class what happened in Module 6 when Zigi was born.

2. Who was Zigi’s best friend?

3. Tell the class about your best friend?

LO 1.1.4 LO 2.6 LO 3.2.5 LO 3.5
  • Draw a picture of Zigi and Leo playing in the forest.
  • Write a sentence about your picture.

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LO 2.5 LO 4.3
  • Draw a big hippopotamus.
  • Draw a little hippopotamus.
LO 2.5 LO 3.8.1 LO 5.1

Phonics

  • Read these words. They all end in “th”.

catch, match, hatch, patch, latch, fetch, stitch

  • Complete the sentences.

1. The cat will ....................................................................................... the mouse.

2. Granny will .......................................................................................... my shirt.

3. Please ................................................................................................... the book.

4. The egg will .........................................................................................................

5. Light the fire with the .........................................................................................

6. The door has a .....................................................................................................

7. The shoemaker will ............................................................................. my shoe.

LO 3.3.1 LO 4.1

Assessment

Learning Outcome 1: LISTENING : The learner will be able to listen for information and enjoyment, and respond appropriately and critically in a wide range of situations.

Assessment Standard 1.1: We know this when the learner shows understanding of stories rhymes and poems:

1.1.4 recalls and retells parts of the story;

Learning Outcome 2: SPEAKING : 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 talks about a picture, photograph or object:

Assessment Standard 2.6: We know this when the learner attends to pronunciation as part of reading:

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 3.2: We know this when the learner begins to make meaning of written text by reading with the teacher:

3.2.5 retells the story;

Assessment Standard 3.3: We know this when the learner recognises and makes meaning of letters and words:

3.3.1 recognises on sight an increasing number of high-frequency words;

Assessment Standard 3.5: We know this when the learner reads aloud using correct pronunciation and appropriate stress:

Assessment Standard 3.8: We know this when the learner develops phonic awareness:

3.8.1 reads and follows instructions (e.g. how to play a game).

Learning Outcome 4: WRITING : The learner will be able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.

Assessment Standard 4.1: We know this when the learner writes individual words such as labels:

Assessment Standard 4.3: We know this when the learner spells common words correctly.

Learning Outcome 5: THINKING AND REASONING : The learner is able to use language to think and reason, and access, process and use information for learning.

Assessment Standard 5.1: We know this when the learner understands concepts and vocabulary relating to measurement.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
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What is meant by 'nano scale'?
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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 .?
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Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
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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
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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
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Damian Reply
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Anassong
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Lily
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s. Reply
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NANO
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Lily
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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
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Abhijith Reply
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CYNTHIA
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NANO
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 3. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11118/1.1
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