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English home language

Grade 8

Cultural and aesthetic prejudice

Module 8

Prejudice in the world

Activity 1:

A look at prejudice in the world

[lo 5.1.7]

  • Can you think of examples of prejudice that have been shown in the following countries:
1 . AMERICA 2 . INDIA 3 . IRELAND
4 . CANADA 5 . YUGOSLAVIA 6 . ISRAEL
7 . SOUTH AFRICA 8 . RUSSIA
  • Write down what you think. Swap your answers with a partner.

Mark: Each x 4 and Bonus + 1

TOTAL: 40

AMERICA ________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

INDIA_____________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

IRELAND__________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

CANADA _________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

YUGOSLAVIA__________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

ISRAEL_________________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

RUSSIA_________________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

SOUTH AFRICA__________________________________________________________________

4 + 1 = 5

1 – 10 = 1; 11 – 20 = 2; 21 – 30 = 3 ; 31 – 40 = 4

Activity 2:

My thoughts on prejudice in the world

[lo 4.1.1]

  • Now, in a short paragraph (about six lines), write down your thoughts on prejudice.

MY VERY OWN THOUGHTS ON PREJUDICE IN THE WORLD (in brief)

USE THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST to monitor your standard:

PEER ASSESSMENT

Tick or cross

COMMENT IF YOU WISH

Handwriting neat?

Spelling good?

Have I used some relevant vocabulary?

Do I have a fair viewpoint?

Do I show that I understand what prejudice means?

Have I approached the topic maturely?

Have I shown that I have learnt some

thing from the previous activities?

View crisply presented?

Activity 3:

Book review

[lo 4.2]

  • Some books to look out for which deal with prejudice. Find them in your school or local library:

1. The Cay by Theodore Taylor

2. I am David by Anne Holme

It is VERY important that you read. This is your OWN way of teaching yourself.

  • Find a book that really interests you, read it and then write the following review on the book.

ROUGH WORK:

MAIN CHARACTERS(and something about them)

PLOT

(Briefly)

STRONG POINTS(Summarised)

WEAK POINTS(Summarised)

edited copy: BOOK ANALYSIS

TITLE

AUTHOR

FICTION / NON-FICTION

MAIN CHARACTERS:something about them

Brief summary of the PLOT

STRONG POINTS

WEAK POINTS

RECOMMENDATION?

TO WHOM?

BOOK AVAILABLE FROM

Assessment

Learning outcomes(LOs)

LO 2 Speaking

The learner will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.

Assessment standards(ASs)

We know this when the learner:

2.1 communicates ideas and feelings creatively and expressively with a great degree of confidence and with limited assistance, using a range of selected oral text types;

2.2 communicates ideas, facts and opinions on challenging topics clearly and accurately and with a greater degree of coherence, using a range of factual oral text types;

2.4 demonstrates a range of interaction skills by participating actively in group discussions, conversations, debates and group surveys and while so doing:

Questions & Answers

what are the factors effecting demand sedule
Kalimu Reply
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shubham
ways of improving human capital
kelly Reply
what is human capital
kelly
Capital can be defined as man made assets use in production .
Abdulai
What is the differences between central Bank And Commercial Bank ?. 2 for each
Abdulai
Two types of bank clearing house.
Abdulai
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Ngongang
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may be defined as expression of cost in terms of forgone alternative.
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Favour
What is opportunity cost?
Cephas
is price elasticity of demand the same as elasticity of demand
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Victoria
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Gh
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Gh
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Hassan
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William
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cleophas
price elasticity of demand is the reaction of customers /demand to price changes(increase or decrease) elasticity of demand is the reaction of prices brought about by the change in demand
Victoria
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state the laws of demand and supply
William
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Dhoonah
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Victoria
Draw a demand curve graph
William
though price elasticity and elasticity are used interchangeably, the demand can respond to income changes and prices of related goods as well.
Gurpalak
explain the difference between merit goods and public goods and show why it is possible for profit to be made in the supply of one of these types of good but not the other
Kavishek
Public goods are defined as products where, for any given output, consumption by additional consumers does not reduce the quantity consumed by existing consumers. Merit goods are, for example, education and to some extent the health-care. They are provided by state as "good for you".
ahmed
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Blacks
what happens when there is a shift in demand curve?
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What is Specialization ? Explain in detail
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Muhammad
specialisation is a method of production whereby an entity focuses on the production of a limited scope of goods to gain a greater degree of efficiency.
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Abdulai
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Ngongang
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Bonny
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It is a social science which studies human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce which have alternative uses
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Demba Reply
is the wages measured in money as distinct from actual purchasing power
Favour
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Azeez Reply
this is a curve that slop downward from left to rich
Obeng
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Basanta
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Samuel Reply
Wealth refers to the amount of asset you have, while, capital is the amount of cash money you have with you now and willing to invest in any business.
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Finda Reply
What is monopoly?
Finda
It is the control of market by single seller or producer
Mayen
the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or services
Brains
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Bonny Reply
scarcity means that the resources which we can produce goods and services relatives to wants for them.
Bonny
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demand means that's good demand according to your needs is called demand
Bonny
needs of people ar called demand
Francis
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Francis
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Bonny
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Samuel
apportunity cost means the profit lose when one alternative is selected over other
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Economics is a science which studies human behaviour as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses.
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It deals with making choices in the face of scarcity
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A soccer field is a rectangle 130 meters wide and 110 meters long. The coach asks players to run from one corner to the other corner diagonally across. What is that distance, to the nearest tenths place.
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Jeannette has $5 and $10 bills in her wallet. The number of fives is three more than six times the number of tens. Let t represent the number of tens. Write an expression for the number of fives.
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. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
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Difference between extinct and extici spicies
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Source:  OpenStax, English home language grade 8. OpenStax CNX. Sep 11, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11041/1.1
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