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English first additional language

Grade 6

Module 15

To understand characters

Activity 1:

To understand characters (their feelings and reasons for actions

To answer and ask some complex questions

[lo 3.1.2, 5.2.1]

Our focus is shifting back to reading and comprehension now. We are going to take a closer look at the characters in the following passage and their reactions in a situation. As you read the passage, take careful note of the words that describe what each person does as the events unfold. There are questions for you to answer at the end.

One day, in India, an elephant walked into a hospital.

The elephant wasn’t ill, and he didn’t have anyone to visit. He just wanted to know what a hospital was like.

He went straight into a ward full of old ladies. As he went he waved his trunk from side to side just to be friendly. One old lady had just eaten an orange. The elephant loved oranges. He walked up to the old lady’s bedside table and took all the orange peels.

Unfortunately he knocked over a vase of flowers with his trunk.

The old ladies screamed as the elephant went on down the ward.

At that moment a doctor arrived.

The doctor grabbed two oranges and the orange-loving elephant followed the doctor outside.

The elephant had escaped from a circus.

  1. Why did the elephant go to the hospital? (1)
  2. Which patients were in the first ward he visited? (1)
  3. How was the elephant careless? (1)
  4. How did the old ladies react? (1)
  5. Why did the old ladies react in this way? (2)
  6. Who brought the situation under control? (1)
  7. Why did the elephant follow the doctor? (1)
  8. The doctor was very clever / stupid / careless / upset. (1)
  9. How do you know that the elephant was a friendly one? (1)
  10. Give a suitable heading for the passage. (1)
  1. Give a brief explanation as to how you think the elephant escaped from the circus. (2)

TOTAL: 12

Educator’s Assessment:

Criteria 1 2 3 4
Reading Reads haltingly without phrasing, pausing and understanding. Reads haltingly, becoming aware of phrasing and pausing, correct pace developing. Reads with correct phrasing, inflection and pace in most instances. Reads with correct phrasing, inflection and fluency, is totally in control of pace.
Answers to the text 0 – 3Unable to answer. 4 – 6Requires prompting. 7 – 9Shows insight in most answers. 10 – 12Answers 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.
3.3 reads for information:
3.3.2 scans graphs, timetables, etc. for specific information;
3.3.3 summarises a paragraph (e.g. identifies the main point and the topic sentence);
3.7 reads for pleasure:
3.7.5 solves word puzzles.

Memorandum

  1. The elephant wanted to know what a hospital was like.
  2. The first ward he visited was full of old ladies.
  3. He knocked over a vase of flowers with his trunk.
  4. The old ladies screamed.
  5. The old ladies were afraid of the elephant.
  6. The doctor brought the situation under control.
  7. The elephant followed the doctor because he grabbed two oranges and the elephant loved oranges.
  8. The doctor was very CLEVER.
  9. The elephant waved his trunk from side to side just to be friendly.
  10. (Learners must think of a creative title.)
  11. (Learners must make up this part of the story.)

Questions & Answers

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
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
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
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
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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
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
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sciencedirect big data base
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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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