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Geography

Grade 8

The place where we live

(settlement characteristics)

Module 8

Homes

Who am I and where do I live?

Activity 1

To supply information about myself [lo 2.3]

My name is: …………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………….

Members of my family: …………………………………………………………….

………………………………………………………………………………………..

My place in the family (e.g. oldest child): …………………………………………

I live in (street): ………………………………………………………………………

Suburb/neighbourhood: …………………………………………………………….

City/Town: ……………………………………………………………………………

How long have I been living at this address? …………………………………….

Where did I live previously? ………………………………………………………..

Which of my closest family lives nearby/with us? ………………………………..

1.homes

People need protection against the weather and elements of nature. We must remain warm and be protected against the sun, wind and rain.

Primitive man lived in tree shelters and caves, but today we build houses to meet our specific needs.

People use different kinds of material to build their houses. It is cheaper to use material that is available locally. For that reason we find many wooden houses on the south and east coast of South Africa because of the plantations in those fertile areas.

Mostly people live in houses, but some also live in huts and tents.

Activity 2

To make a list of materials that are used to build houses [lo 2.1]

Work with your partner and complete the table below by making a list of the materials that are used to build different types of dwellings.

HOUSES ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
HUTS ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
TENTS ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

2. My home

Everybody’s home is special to them.

Activity 3

To make a sketch of your home and to give a short description of it

[lo 2.1]

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Assessment

Learning outcome 2: geographical knowledge and understanding

The learner will be able to demonstrate geographical and environmental knowledge and understanding.

Assessment standard

We know this when the learner:

2.1 describes the features of the local settlement, including land uses, and compares them with examples from other places;

2.3 describes how basic human needs were met in the past and at present.

Memorandum

Who am i and where do i live?

Houses

Bricks

Stone

Cement

Grass

Wood

Steel

Sand

Huts

Stone

Rope

Wood

Branches

Straw

Tents

Canvas

Rope

Pegs

Poles

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Source:  OpenStax, Geography grade 4. OpenStax CNX. Sep 17, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11084/1.1
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