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Thomas flies high

Educator section

Memorandum

In Grade 3 learners continue to expand their vocabulary by listening and reading a variety of texts such as poem, stories, riddles and doing word puzzles.

These modules consolidate and revise the vocabulary and phonics introduced in Grade 2. More opportunities are given for written work producing longer texts of more varied kinds. Learners should not be afraid to make mistakes as the building of confidence and fluency should take priority above perfect written work.

Time scheduled for the modules

All learners should work through all eight modules as the phonics and spelling requirements are spread over these modules. The educator should however allow learners to complete them at their own pace namely ± two modules per term.

New words are introduced and learnt before learners read the story of Thomas. Thomas leaves his home and friends to follow the advice of strangers. This leads to his death. The life cycle of frogs is studied in this module.

Learners are exposed to a mindmap of creatures in the forest.

Integration of themes.

  • Social Justice

Learners should heed the warnings of friends and parents and be careful of strangers.

  • A healthy environment

Keep ponds, rivers clean because of the creatures that inhabit them.

By studying the life cycle of the frog learners become aware of the wonder of nature and their responsibility towards it.

Leaner section

Content

In the forest

  • Thomas made this mind map for the fish to learn about the creatures of the forest.
  • Study it carefully and discuss it with your friends in groups.

LO 1.1.2 LO 1.3 LO 2.10 LO 3.8.4

Creatures in the forest

  • Read this page.
  • Look back for the mind map on creatures of the forest.
  • Fill in the missing words.

Reptiles, mammals and insects are three kinds of creatures in the forest. These three kinds of creatures are different. Here are some of the differences.

Reptiles

Some reptiles are: ………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………….

They have …………………………………………………………….. on their bodies.

They lay ………………………………………………………………………………..

Some reptiles, like the …………………………………………… can live in water as well as on the land.

Thomas the tortoise is a ………………………………………………………………..

  • Draw some reptiles.
LO 1.6 LO 5.2.1 LO 5.7.2 LO 5.7.3

A tortoise lays eggs

  • What is the same about all these words?
  • Say the words and listen to the sound at the end of each word.
  • Draw a circle around “nd” in every word.
LO 3.7.5
  • Complete the words. The clues will help you.

1. A tortoise lays its eggs in the …………………

……………………………………………………..nd

2. Thomas is going to another …………………

……………………………………………………..nd

3. I cut my………………………………………

……………………………………………………..nd

4. Thomas lived near a ………………………….

……………………………………………………..nd

5. His friends were …………………….. of him.

……………………………………………………..nd

6. The ………………………………. is blowing.

……………………………………………………..nd

7. Please …………………………… me a pencil.

……………………………………………………..nd

8. Can you ………………………….. this stick?

……………………………………………………..nd

9. He plays in the……………………………….

……………………………………………………..nd

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
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 3. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11118/1.1
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