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Life orientation

Grade 4

Personal development

Module 13

Study methods and homework

Study methods

Activity 1

To have a discussion on the importance of homework [lo 3.6]

Have a brainstorming session on the value of homework.

Each group reports back and has a general class discussion on the matter.

A short debate “for” and “against” homework may follow on or replace this activity.

Activity 2

To complete a questionnaire on homework [lo 3.6]

Individual assignment

Complete the questionnaire by marking the appropriate squares. Be absolutely honest. Then work out your personal score:

A) Often B) Sometimes C) Never
  1. Do you write down your homework carefully in class?
  1. Do you make sure that you have packed all your books for the following school day?
  1. Do you plan how much time you are going to spend on each assignment before you start your homework?
  1. Do you check the dates for handing in homework in your homework book before you start?
  1. Do you have a problem to get started?
  1. Do you watch TV while you do your homework?
  1. Do you allow all kinds of things to distract you while you are busy doing homework?
  1. Do you procrastinate your homework until the last minute?
  1. Do you ask someone for help if you get stuck?
  1. Do you check your work before handing it in?
  1. Do you ask somebody to test your knowledge after having studied for a test?
  1. Do you hand in your homework punctually?

Work out your total as follows:

Question 1 A = 2 marks B = 1 mark C = 0
Question 2 A2 B1 C0
Question 3 A2 B1 C0
Question 4 A2 B1 C0
Question 5 A0 B1 C2
Question 6 A0 B1 C2
Question 7 A0 B1 C2
Question 8 A0 B1 C2
Question 9 A0 B1 C2
Question 10 A2 B1 C0
Question 11 A2 B1 C0
Question 12 A2 B1 C0
Total:

What does your personal mark mean?

19-24

You do your homework conscientiously and follow a sound study program. You are well organised. You read your homework assignments attentively and do not waste time by searching for books and other articles. As you plan your time for homework well, you should have enough time to relax and enjoy other activities. If you do not have enough free time, your homework probably takes up too much of your time. Discuss this with your parents or teacher and let them help you to adjust your homework program.

13-18

You follow the correct methods for completing your homework successfully most of the time, but definitely not all the time. You have to plan your homework time better. Choose better times for doing homework. In this way you will perform better at school and have more quality time for recreation.

Have a good look at those questions on which you have answered “sometimes”, and think about changing them to “often” in future.

0-12

You probably think homework is not important and make no effort to plan your program. You will have to work hard to change your habits. You will also have to see that your attitude towards schoolwork improves. Ask help and guidance from your parents or teacher.

Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 3 : PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

The learner will be able to use acquired life skills to achieve and extend personal potential to respond effectively to challenges in his or her world.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner

3.6 applies appropriate study skills.

Questions & Answers

anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
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.
Bharti
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
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
China
Cied
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
Porter
many many of nanotubes
Porter
what is the k.e before it land
Yasmin
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
Cesar
I'm interested in nanotube
Uday
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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