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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
  • 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


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

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
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 to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
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.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
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.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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