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Their logs held tight in death’s still hand was proof of human sin,

They didn’t die from the cold without – they died from the cold within.

Poet unknown

How’s your heart? Cold within? How will your heart contribute to the future of this country, this world?

LO 2.4.6

As a group, do a 2-minute presentation, as if for TV,

Making diversity safe in South Africa

Write, from your heart, a piece entitled PREJUDICE .

LO 6.5.3

Celebrating similarities and differences


Match up the words in the left-hand column with the word of the same meaning in the right-hand column.

Answers Same meaning
1. Wide (a) halt
2. Adhere (b) conceal
3. Stubborn (c) broad
4. Stop (d) choice
5. Slender (e) obstinate
6. Fatigue (f) strange
7. Peculiar (g) pleased
8. Hide (h) thin
9. Option (i) stick
10. Glad (j) weariness


Change the meanings of the words in italics, in the phrases below, to their opposites .

1. an ugly caterpillar
2. maximum security
3. private property
4. a junior student
5. the failure of a plan


Write down words that are pronounced similarly to those below, but are spelt differently (sent / cent). Also use your words in a sentence which will make its meaning clear. (I received one cent change.)

  1. Flour
  2. Herd
  3. Fore
  4. Herd
  5. Fore
  6. Foul
  7. Week
  8. Piece
  9. Prophet
  10. quay


LO 2
SPEAKINGThe learner will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.
We know this when the learner:
2.2 communicates ideas, facts and opinions clearly and with some accuracy and coherence, using a limited range of factual oral text types (e.g. discussions, short arguments);
2.4 demonstrates basic interaction skills by participating actively in group discussions, conversations, interviews and debates.
2.4.2 takes on different roles;
2.4.3 acknowledges other opinions;
2.4.6 bridges gaps by asking questions, giving choices, keeping responses open-ended and showing genuine interest.
LO 3
READING AND VIEWINGThe learner will be able to read and view for information and enjoyment, and respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts.
We know this when the learner:
3.4 shows understanding of information texts;
3.4.1 identifies main ideas and explains how details support the main idea;
3.7 identifies and sicusses techniques used to create particular effects in selected visual, written and multimedia texts such as:
3.7.1 simple literary devices and use of language (e.g. word play, register).
LO 4
WRITINGThe learner will be able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.
We know this when the learner:
4.1 writes a selected range of imaginative texts:
4.1.1 to express imagination, ideas and feelings about self and others;
4.1.2 to explore the creative and playful use of language by means of narrative and descriptive compositions, diaries, friendly letters, dialogues, poems, cartoons, limericks and songs;
4.3 demonstrates basic skills in selected features of writing appropriate to the text type (e.g. uses straightforward language in simple descriptions).
LO 5
THINKING AND REASONINGThe learner will be able to use language to think and reason, as well as to access, process and use information for learning.
We know this when the learner:
5.1 uses language to think and reason:
5.1.3 weighs options by deciding which of two alternatives is the better choice;
5.2 uses language to investigate and explore:
5.2.3 listens to, reads and views texts from a variety of sources to collect and select ideas.
5.2.5 works on integrated projects across Learning Areas and produces a synthesised product.
5.4 thinks creatively:
LO 6
LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USEThe learner will know and be able to use the sounds, words and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts.
We know this when the learner:
6.1 works with words:
6.1.3 uses the dictionary and thesaurus o increase vocabulary and improve spelling;
6.2 works with sentences:
6.2.1 identifies and uses nouns, verbs, modals, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, and articles.
6.4 develops awareness and use of style:
6.4.3 uses idioms and idiomatic expressions of the language appropriately.


1. Birds of a feather flock together.

2. The early bird catches the worm.

3. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

4. Fine feathers make fine birds.

5. A bird’s view OR A bird’s eye view.

6. The bird has flown.

7. To kill two birds with one stone.

8. A little bird told me.


1. (f)

2. (e)

3. (g)

4. (h)

5. (d)

6. (a)

7. (c)

8. (b)

(a) choir

(b) galaxy

(c) school

(d) flock

(e) plague

(f) litter

(g) kindle

(h) batch

Positive Negative Interesting
  • Interesting to experience many different stimuli.
  • One’s life is enriched by diversity – learn new things, gain friends, greater insight.
  • There can be misunderstandings and miscommunication (e.g. if one doesn’t understand the language).
  • Fear and distrust because people don’t know other groups.
  • Ignorance creates antagonism.
Variety, and many new things to be learnt, e.g. cultural, religious things.

1. (c)

2. (i)

3. (e)

4. (a)

5. (h)

6. (j)

7. (f)

8. (b)

9. (d)

10. (g)

1. beautiful / pretty

2. minimum

3. public

4. senior

5. success

1. flower

  • I picked a pretty flower for my mother on Mother’s Day.

2. heard

  • I heard the news of the Springboks’ victory.

3. four / for

  • I bought four sweets for my friends.

4. fowl

  • The fowl pecked at the maize on the ground.

5. weak

  • A new foal is usually weak and struggles to its feet after it is born.

6. peace

  • We all pray that there will be peace in the world.

7. profit

  • The new shop is making a huge profit.

8. key

  • This is the key to my front door.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
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..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
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.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
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
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
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
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
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