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English home language

Grade 5

Jeepers creepers

Module 3

Writing and reasoning

Let’s write our own cinquain!

A cinquain is a poem consisting of five lines. Each line follows a special rule. Take a look at the example.

L 1: title / name (1 word)
L 2: describe it (2 words)
L 3: how it moves (3 words)
L 4: your thoughts / feelings about it (4 words)
L 5: re-interpret the title (1 word)
Hairy, scary,
Scuttling, climbing, hiding
Get out of here!

Try this one:

Line 1: Snake

Line 2: ________ ________

Line 3: _______ _________ ________

Line 4: _______ ________ ________ ________

Line 5: _________

And this one:

Line 1: Bee

Line 2: ______ ________

Line 3: _______ ________ ________

Line 4: ________ _______ ________ ________

Line 5: ________

Now choose your own topic and write a cinquain of your own.

I enjoyed this task! Why?
I did not enjoy this task. Why?

CHECKLIST: only tick the appropriate blocks

Poem has 5 lines Line 1 is the title Line 2 describes the title Line 3 described how it moves
Line 4 are thoughts or feelings Line 5 refers to the title Lines are written underneath each other I / you need to try again

[LO 3.7.1; 4.1.1]

Dangerous substances

Baby chokes on snail pellet “sweets”

Grandmother recovering from ingesting ant poison

Liquid in cold-drink bottle paralyses teenager

Toddler dies after drinking poison

Tell, in not more than 10 sentences, why you would not store your poisons and pesticides among the sauce bottles in the grocery cupboard.

[LO 4.1.2]

A different website

You are the fly stuck in the middle of this web. What are your thoughts as the hungry spider slowly makes his way towards you? Write on the web, starting on the outer side and moving towards the centre.

[LO 4.1.1; 5.4.2]


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:

3.1 reads a variety of South African and international fiction and non-fiction for different purposes (e.g. peoms, book reviews, short novels, newsletters, reference books);

3.1.1 reads independently, selecting appropriate reading and comprehension strategies for the purpose;

3.1.2 skims to get the general idea;

3.1.3 scans for specific details;

3.1.5 uses previous knowledge or textual clues to determine meaning and make inferences;

3.1.8 reads aloud clearly, adjusting speed according to purpose and audience;

3.2 views and comments on various visual and multimedia texts for different purposes (e.g. advertisements, video/films, television dramas and, where available, computers and CD-ROMs):

3.2.1 discusses message conveyed;

3.7 recognises the different structures, language use, purposes and audiences of different texts:

3.7.1 identifies the way different kinds of texts are organised (e.g. fables, letters, book reviews);

3.9 understands and responds appropriately to a range of information texts:

3.9.1 identifies main and supporting ideas, notes specific details and summarises information;

3.11 selects relevant reading material and applies reseach skills to find information in dictionaries, reference books and textbooks from community sources or electronic media (where available);

LO 4

WRITING The learner will be 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 (e.g. diary, humorous anecdotes, story, poem);

4.1.2 writes informational texts expressing ideas clearly and logically for different audiences (e.g. notices, reports);

4.1.3 writes and designs visual texts expressing information clearly and creatively (e.g. advertisements, newsletters, map with pictures and labels);

4.4 applies knowledge of language at various levels:

4.4.1 word level;

4.4.3 paragraph level;

LO 5

THINKING AND REASONING The learner will able to use language to think and reason, and access, process and use information for learning.

We know this when the learner:

5.1 uses language to think and reason:

5.1.1 identifies cause and effect in oral and written texts and explains the relationship;

5.4 uses language to think creatively:

5.4.2 predicts what might happen in an imagined situation.

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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