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English first additional language

Grade 6

Module 30

To use language for thinking

Activity 1:

To read fiction and non-fiction at an appropriate level

[lo 3.7.1]

Well, your ears have been put to good use. Now let us see if your eyes can help you to get the message! We need not only to see, but also to LOOK!

The following passage is a short story about an ordinary girl who became famous. Read the passage carefully. Once you have read it through twice, complete the questions that follow by selecting the correct answer. Underline your answer using a ruler.

Well, your ears have been put to good use. Now let us see if your eyes can help you to get the message! We need not only to see, but also to LOOK!

The following passage is a short story about an ordinary girl who became famous. Read the passage carefully. Once you have read it through twice, complete the questions that follow by selecting the correct answer. Underline your answer using a ruler.

Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee was only nine years old when she took her father’s big Kentucky rifle into the woods to hunt food. Her father was dead and the family was poor and hungry.

When she found that she could shoot quail, squirrels and rabbits by aiming the rifle carefully, a new life began for her. She began earning money by selling game to Mr Frost, who owned a hotel in a nearby town.

Then Annie began to try trick shots. Everyone heard of her skill with a rifle. When she was fifteen, Mr Frost set up a shooting match between her and a world-famous sharpshooter. Annie surprised everybody and won the shooting match. She then became famous and called herself Annie Oakley.

1. Annie first used her rifle to . . .

A hunt food.

B see whether it was fun to shoot.

C frighten a robber.

D protect herself.

2. A new life began for Annie when she . . .

A met Mr Frost.

B found out that she could shoot.

C met a famous marksman.

D learned trick shots.

3. Annie’s career began when she . . .

A visited a nearby town.

B began to earn money.

C won a match against a famous marksman.

D bought a hotel.

4. Annie Oakley became famous as a . . .

A guide for hunters.

B big-game hunter.

C sharpshooter.

D hotel owner.

5. The best title for this piece is . . .

A How Annie Oakley Got Her Start.

B The Girl Who Could Not Shoot.

C The Shooting Match.

D How To Shoot Game.

Educator’s Assessment:

Criteria 1 2 3 4
Reading Could not do; without phrasing, pausing and understanding Reads reasonably, becoming aware of phrasing and pausing, correct pace developing Good. Reads with correct phrasing, inflection and pace in most instances. Excellent. Reads with correct phrasing, inflection and fluency, is totally in control of pace
Answers to the text Unable to answer Reasonable but requires prompting Good. Shows insight in most answers Excellent. Answers with full insight

Assessment

LO 3

READING AND VIEWING The learner will be able to read and view for information and enjoyment, and to respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts.

We know this when the learner:

3.7 reads for pleasure:

3.7.1 reads much fiction and non-fiction at an appropriate reading and language level;

3.8 uses reference books and develops vocabulary:

3.8.2 uses a dictionary;

3.8.3 demonstrates a reading vocabulary of bewteen 3 000 and 5 000 common words.

Memorandum

The focus now shifts to reading and understanding stories. The passage provided should be read aloud with the class. Make use of this opportunity to assess some of the learners, as they read aloud for you. The rubric is at the end of the activity. Read through this with your learners before they begin.

The answers are as follows:

1. Annie first used her rifle to

A hunt food

2. A new life began for Annie when she

B found out that she could shoot

3. Annie’s career began when she

C won a match against a famous marksman

4 Annie Oakley became famous as a

C sharpshooter

5. The best title for this piece is

A How Annie Oakley Got Her Start

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
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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
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 6. OpenStax CNX. Sep 07, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10998/1.1
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