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English home language

Grade 6

Module 18

Spelling: prefixes

The meaning of a word changes when we put something before or after the root word.

e.g. non + toxic = non-toxic(‘non’ means ‘not’ or ‘no’)

Use the following prefixes to modify the given root words.

dis- ; mis- ; im- ; in- ; sub- ; super- ; uni- ; bi- ; tri-

What can you find out about suffixes? Give examples:

ROOT WORD New meaning
fit
patient
cycle
market
fortune
appear
way
cycle
angle
obedient
capable
structure
marine
form
annual
colour
  • Prepare a short argument , based on one of the following topics, expressing your idea or opinion – even if it is conflicting with the idea or opinion of someone else.
  • Refer to any text already in your unit. You may read the text/article once more in preparation.
  • Convey your belief in a logical manner.

LO 2.1.1 LO 2.2.4 LO 2.4.2
  • What is meant by non- verbal communication ?
  • Give examples ….
  • How does body language enhance / affect one’s words?
  • Pay special attention to using body language when presenting the following task.

Quickly split into groups of 5.

Adopt one of the characters below. Odd clues have been given to you as to who these people are.

Spend only 5 minutes preparing, before beginning your discussion.

The question is:

  • Alice, victim of molestation – 5 years old (has been introduced to courtroom procedure)
  • Mrs Good, 29 – Alice’s mom – initially was not in favour of Alice testifying; for various reasons
  • Noel Good, 45 – Alice’s uncle, arrested and charged with indecent assault
  • Judge D Red, 59 – the unmarried judge in charge of the case
  • Judith Booysen, social worker at the hospital (prepared Alice for the case in court)
LO 2.4.1

This task requires planning!

Your teacher will discuss the following with you:

  • the plot of the story
  • the characters
  • introduction and conclusion
  • titles and covers
  • binding and layout, and
  • illustrations

Remember the following:

  • PLAN your story; PLAN the layout
  • Write a rough draft, edit and redo if necessary
  • Don’t rush – this task will take a while
  • Work neatly
  • Keep it simple
  • Bind the pages together

Remember to name the author and illustrator

1. (a) What/Who are the characters in my story?

(b) Give another word for:

(i) introduction:

(ii) conclusion:

(c) What must you keep in mind when choosing a title for a story?

(d) List several ways of binding a book. How did you bind your book?

(e) What do you understand by “layout”?

(f) Why are illustrations used in children’s books?

2. (a) Did you enjoy this activity in which you wrote and illustrated a children’s story book?

(b) What did you not enjoy about the task?

(c) What have you learnt from this exercise?

LO 4.2.1 LO 4.2.2 LO 4.2.3
LO 4.2.6 LO 4.2.7

Assessment

Learning Outcomes(LOs)
LO 2
SPEAKING The learner is able to communicate confidently and effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.
We know this when the learner:
2.1 communicates experiences, more complex ideas and information in more challenging contexts, for different audiences and purposes:
2.1.1 uses language for interpersonal communication which reveals deeper personal feelings and reflections (e.g. talk about emotions and aspirations);
2.2 applies interaction skills in group situations:
2.2.4 uses diplomatic language in potential conflict situations;
2.4 uses appropriate language for different purposes and audiences:
2.4.1 uses appropriate register in unfamiliar and more challenging situations and shows an awareness of different audiences;
2.4.2 manipulates language for different purposes such as to persuade, argue, inspire and identify with someone.
LO 4
WRITING The learner is able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.
We know this when the learner:
4.1 writes different kinds of texts for different purposes and audiences:
4.1.1 writes for personal, exploratory, playful, imaginative and creative purposes;
4.2 develops and organises ideas through a writing process:
4.2.1 brainstorms ideas for a topic and develops ideas by consulting a wide variety of sources, selecting relevant information, and organising the ideas using strategies such as mind maps, flow charts, grids, etc.;
4.2.2 produces a first draft with awareness of the central idea, and appropriate language and conventions for the specific purpose and audience;
4.2.3 revises work, focusing on improving the language, organisation and style, using feedback from classmates and/or teacher;
4.2.6 produces a final version incorporating feedback from classmates and/or teacher;
4.2.7 reflects on and critically evaluates the final product on own, and with classmates and teacher.
4.4 applies knowledge of language at different levels:
4.4.2 sentence level.
LO 6
LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USE The learner knows and is able to us the sounds, words and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts.
We know this when the learner:
6.1 works with words:
6.1.1 uses prefixes, stems and suffixes/extensions to form words;
6.1.3 records words in a personal dictionary;
6.3 works with texts:
6.3.2 links sentences in cohesive paragraphs using, for example, connecting words such as ‘however’, synonyms and antonyms.

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
learn
Google
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
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Source:  OpenStax, English home language grade 6. OpenStax CNX. Sep 07, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10997/1.1
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