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Life orientation

Grade 9

Good health and social development

Module 28

Intercultural understanding


Critical investigation into matters concerning diversity in south africa; encouraging intercultural understanding

[lo 2.4]

The Culture Card Game:

Learners work on their own and make a pack of playing cards that depicts his or her culture. The cards should preferably be made on sturdy paper or manila cardboard of 6 cm by 9 cm, and can be illustrated by means of drawings or collages of pictures and letters. They should be numbered: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, Jack, Queen, King, Ace and Joker.

Hint : It is a good idea to cover the cards with Contact so that they will be more attractive and durable. Make a container for them. To make them look more like the real thing the back of each card could be covered with gift wrap or other attractive paper. Creative learners could even make their own design for the backs of the cards, and photocopy it. It is important to remember that the backs of the cards must all look alike.

The cards should depict the following aspects of the learner’s culture:

2 . Favourite pastime

3. Favourite film(s) and books or magazine(s)

4. Favourite music group / soloist

5. Ancestors, and origins

6. Preferred kind(s) of sport or sport

7. Traditional foods of your cultured group

8. Favourite public figure

9. Role model

10. The traditional dress of the cultural group

Jack Wedding ceremony and customs of the cultural group

Queen Home language or languages

King Religious preference

Ace Who are you?

Joker Characteristics that are peculiar to the learner and the cultural group.

How the game is played:

Learners work in pairs. Shuffle the cards well. Play “snap” with your team mate. In other words, the players take turns to put out one card at a time. As soon as two of a kind appear, it is a “Snap” situation. The first player to shout “Snap!” has to explain his or her “culture card”, once the player has explained the card is put aside. The person who has the most “snap” cards is the winner. Write down how many winning cards the winner has gained in the game.

Now choose new pairs and play the game again. At the end of the period the totals are added up and the player with the highest score is the overall winner in the class.

Hint: In order to gain the maximum learning experience learners should choose partners who differ most culturally from themselves.


Learning outcomes (LOs)
LO 1
Promotion of Health The learner will be able to make informed decisions regarding personal, community and environmental health.
Assessment standards (ASs)
We know this when the learner:
1.1 illustrates and evaluates the influence of ecological, social, economic, cultural and political factors on own personal choice of diet;
1.2 develops and implements an environmental health programme;
1.4 critically evaluates resources on health information, health services and a range of treatment options, including HIV/AIDS;
1.5 discusses ways to apply insights gained from participating in an activity related to national health or a safety promotion programme.

Questions & Answers

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.
yes that's correct
I think
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
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
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
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