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English first additional language

English with the three little pigs

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Memorandum

Introduction

The topics chosen for the modules in Grade 1 are all related to stories which reflect the learners’ experience in the world in which they are growing up. They are relevant to both boys and girls.

Much depends on the number of times the learners hear the stories and rhymes and the provision made for the repetition of the vocabulary introduced. At first this is done classically. As the learners become more familiar with English they can communicate with a friend. Eventually they will want to tell the teacher and answer questions about the texts.

The educators must keep in mind that there may be many/some learners in the class who are still only at the listening stage, but with the necessary encouragement and praise they will soon join in and begin speaking in English.

Time scheduled for the modules 1 to 8

It is suggested that the average learners complete all eight modules during the year, finishing ± two modules per term.

Allow the slower learners to proceed at their own pace when doing the written activities but expose them to all the listening and speaking activities with the class.

The quick learners can be extended and given more tasks and activities to complete.

“The home” is the topic introduced with the story of the three little pigs.

The sequential pictures will help the learners to retell the story in the correct order once they have listened to the story several times.

Vocabulary about the house is introduced as well as the family living in the house. Learners are exposed to “reading” and “writing” with activities relating to number, shape, direction and ordering.

The lists of words introduced in this module serve to consolidate the speaking vocabulary rather than to facilitate their reading ability. Many learners will however pick up “reading” incidentally.

Integration of themes

  • Social Justice

In the context of the home all learners should be able to live in a respectable home with electricity and running water available.

  • Human rights

All learners should be made aware of abuse even in the context of home and family life. It is primarily the parents responsibility to feed and clothe the learners to the best of their ability.

  • A healthy environment

The rights of people to homes, food and clothes are subject to keeping the environment they live in, healthy and safe.

Leaner section

Content

  • An Action Rhyme – to listen to and to learn.

My house

Here is a house

And the roof goes so.

Two little chimneys

All in a row.

Clouds of smoke

From the chimneys go,

Squiggle Squiggle Squiggle

So, so, so

One round window,

Two three four,

And right in the middle

Is a small door

(Author unknown)

  • Talk about the house.
  • Read the words and sentences.

This is a house.

I live in a house.

The house has walls.

The house has a roof.

There is a chimney on the roof.

The house has windows.

I open the door and go inside.

LO 3.1.2 LO 3.1.3 LO 5.3.2 LO 6.2
  • Let’s make a house.
  • What do we need?

1. Draw and plan your house.

2. How will you make the roof?

I will ................................................................................................................................

3. How will you make the windows?

I will ................................................................................................................................

4. How will you make the chimney?

I will ................................................................................................................................ 5. How will you make the door?

I will ................................................................................................................................

LO 1.1.5 LO 3.1.3 LO 6.10
  • I draw and plan my house.
  • Colour the roof red
  • Colour the walls yellow
  • Colour the windows blue
  • Colour the door orange
LO 1.1.3 LO 5.3.3

My house.

  • My family lives in our house.
  • Here is a list of my family.
1. My M name 2. My name
3. My D name 4. My name
5. My br name 6. My name
7. My name 8. My name
  • Our family photo. Draw it.
LO 1.1.3 LO 4.3 LO 6.8

Assessment

Learning Outcome 1: LISTENING : The learner is able to listen for information and enjoyment and respond appropriately and critically in a wider range of situations.

Assessment Standard 1.1: We know this when the learner understands short, simple stories:

1.1.3 draws a picture of the story;

1.1.5 answers simple, literal ‘yes/no’ and open questions with one-word answers;

Assessment Standard 1.5: We know this when the learner shows respect for classmates by giving them a chance to speak, and by listening to them.

Learning Outcome 3: READING AND VIEWING : The learner is able to read and view for information and enjoyment and respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts.

Assessment Standard 3.1: We know this when the learner use pictures to understand written texts:

3.1.2 matches pictures and words;

3.1.3 uses illustrations to understand simple captions in story books;

Learning Outcome 4: WRITING : The learner is able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.

Assessment Standard 4.3: We know this when the learner writes lists with titles.

Learning Outcome 5: THINKING AND REASONING : The learner is able to use language to think and reason, and access, process and use information for learning.

Assessment Standard 5.3: We know this when the learner uses language for thinking;

5.3.2 identifies parts of a whole (house);

5.3.3 classifies things.

Learning Outcome 6: GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY : The learner knows and is able to use the sounds, vocabulary and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts.

Assessment Standard 6.2: We know this when the learner understands simple sentences in oral texts;

Assessment Standard 6.8: We know this when the learner understands some personal pronouns in oral texts;

Assessment Standard 6.10: We know this when the learner understands a few adjectives and adverbs in oral texts.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
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
hey
Giriraj
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 1. OpenStax CNX. Sep 22, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11116/1.1
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