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English home language

Grade 9

A look at television

Module 11

Use a range of punctuation appropriately

Activity1:

To be able to use a range of punctuation appropriately

[lo 6.2.6, 5.2.5]

  • Read the next bit of text carefully and then answer the questions that follow:

Miss X looked up from the literature: “Its the scene where you see the murder being committed.” Miss X got up, put away the book and beckoned to the maid, who brought her a comb and a mirror.

“My nose all right?”, she asked, dabbing on some powder.

  • Line 1 contains TWO errors. Identify, explain and correct the errors.
  • The first paragraph is too long. Give the first word of what could be a second paragraph. Give a reason for your answer.
  • What punctuation error is there in Line 4? Identify, explain and correct it.

Explain the spelling of ‘committed’

  • Which television programmes do you think are unsuitable viewing for Grade 6 children? Explain.
  • What is the main purpose of a television guide?

Which programme do you think is the most beneficial? Why?

Activity 2:

To be able to draw on own experience and contrast it with that of others to illustrate a point of view.

[lo 5.1.7]

  • Cartoons on television are scheduled for the mornings AND afternoons.
  • Give THREE main reasons for this.
  • Do you think it is right that a parent leaves a child in front of the television, unsupervised?
  • A ‘cartoon’ is “a filmed sequence of drawings using the technique of animation.
  • What does animate mean?
  • What is the origin of this word?
  • Give the antonym.

Activity 3:

To be able to plan, organise and present research.

[lo 5.2.4]

  • PER DAY
PER WEEK
  • Add up the number of hours per day and then per week, that you spend watching television.
  • Add up the time the whole group spends watching television per week.
  • Add up the amount of time you spend on playing a sport / taking part in a cultural activity per day and per week.
  • Add up the time you spend with friends per day and per week.
  • How much time is spent on schoolwork per day and per week, after normal school hours.
  • Compile sample information for WEEKLY and then WEEKEND activities:
  • From the times indicated above, say what the time difference in hours is, between:
  • PER DAY
  • PER WEEK
Watching television
Time spent on schoolwork (after hours)
Time spent with friends
Time spent on sport / cultural activity
  • Now do the same for the WEEKEND:
PER DAY PER WEEK
Time spent watching television
Time spent on schoolwork (after hours)
Time spent with friends
Time spent on sport / cultural activities

Activity 4:

To be able to use factual information and interpret statistics to support argument

[lo 5.1.6]

  • Now, come to some conclusions about the statistics that you have worked out.
  • Apply your findings.

1. Using the above information, set up a working schedule for yourself.

2. Your time management starts after you arrive home from school, except for weekends.

3. Work out a week and then a weekend schedule for yourself.

4. Your balanced schedule must allow for:

i) Only 1 hour to 1½ hours of television viewing time (per day).

ii) Enough time for schoolwork (homework and/or studying).

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
hey
Giriraj
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, English home language grade 9. OpenStax CNX. Sep 14, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11060/1.1
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