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English home language

Grade 9

A look at television

Module 12

Coherent writing

Activity 1:

To be able to choose information and synthesise contributions into a coherent piece of writing

[lo 5.3.2]

  • The following must be done in a group. Fill in the following chart :
Soap Operas at the moment Airing Times Appealing to: Children Appealing to: Adults
  • Supply five reasons why “soapies” are not suitable for children.
  • Why is 17h30 – 18h30 a bad time for showing this type of programme?
  • Ask your parents to think how long ago each “soapy” started in South Africa and to tell you about some of them. Write down a point-form summary of what they say after consulting with your group. TIP : Come to some conclusions in your summary.

NOTE : A good summary has:

  • A clear, short heading
  • Clear sub-headings
  • Numbered points
  • Clarity and neatness

Decide on these BEFORE YOU START!

Activity 2:

To be able to show a range of interaction skills in a panel discussion tackling important issues

[lo 5.1. 4 , 2.4.1]

  • Have a panel discussion on any or all of the following topics:

Television announcers are too conscious of themselves.

Television programmes promote violence.

Children who do not watch television at all are more creative than those who do.

Television invades our privacy.

Watching television develops poor habits.

Television is essential for knowing what is going on in the world.

Abuses in the world have been exposed by television reporters / documentaries.

The dangers that follow the lives of television reporters / photographers.

What should take the place of television watching.

  • Use the following assessment chart to assist you in your preparation and presentation:
  • PREPARATION
CRITERIA 1 2 3 4
Thoroughness Very little work done A bit of work done Worked well Extremely thorough
Interest Not interesting; clichéd Interesting only in part Quite interesting Very interesting
Audience contact Audience bored Audience slightly interested Audience quite interested Audience absorbed

PRESENTATION

CRITERIA 1 2 3 4
Clarity Not clear at all Clear in part Quite clear Very clear
Use of body, face and hands Lacking in body language Glimpses of body language Body language contributes to message a bit Body language really adds to message
Use of notes No notes used and speaker stumbled along Notes used badly – speaker read from notes Speaker used notes for reference but read at times Speaker only referred to notes (Take the point; make the point)
  • Now prepare the contribution that you will make to the panel discussion. Work in a group with your leader. Decide on the questions that should be asked and who will answer what
  • aspect. However, you can also contribute to what the other panellists are saying. So, PREPARE WELL !

Activity 3:

To be able to choose information from various sources and individuals and synthesise contributions, with own ideas, into a coherent piece of work or presentation.

[lo 5.3.2]

  • As a group, draw up YOUR family tree and show the connections between members

They could be relatives by marriage or be stepbrothers/ stepsisters or just friends.

Use any kind of diagram you wish.

Questions & Answers

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
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
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
hi
Loga
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
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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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