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Activity 3:

Now answer comprehension questions on the above passage

[lo 5.3.5]

Paragraph 1:

Give the meaning of sensitive .

LO 6.1.2 ( 2 )

What is the difference between affect and effect ?

LO 6.1.2 ( 2 )

Give one example each for why young boys and girls react with deep emotion, heartfelt agony and embarrassment.

LO 6.1.1 ( 6 )

Paragraph 2

“We need to look more deeply” . Give the part of speech of and the function of . . .

LO 6.1.5 ( 8 )


need to look



Paragraph 3

What is the connection of the second sentence to the first?

LO 6.2.6 ( 1 )

Paragraph 4

What is the function of the colon?

LO 6.2.6 ( 1 )

Paragraph 5

  • What kind of sentence is used? (Simple, complex or compound?)

Define your answer.

LO 6.4.1 ( 1 )

Paragraph 6

Use understanding , kin d and compassionate in sentences. Show the meaning clearly.

LO 6.1.2 ( 3 )

What is the purpose of the colon?

LO 6.1.2 ( 1 )

Paragraph 7

  • What is the meaning of squirm ?

Use the word in a sentence to show it’s meaning clearly.

LO 6.1.2 ( 3 )

What is the difference between fame and notoriety ?

LO 6.1.2 ( 2 )

What can a bully do if he wants to change his behavioural pattern?

LO 5.1.1 ( 3 )

Paragraph 8

Name two other gifts you feel are the greatest gifts you could give to any man.

LO 5.1.1 ( 2 ).

Paragraph 9

What is meant by world here?

LO 5.1.1 ( 3 )

Paragraph 10

Why is talk repeated?

LO 5.1.1 ( 1 )

Why is there an exclamation mark after the last sentence?

LO 6.2.6 ( 1 )

Paragraph 11

Give the ONE function of both commas in the first sentence.

LO 6.2.6 ( 1 )

Paragraph 12

Combine the 2 nd , 3 rd and 4 th sentences into ONE sentence. Use the correct punctuation.

LO 6.2.6 ( 1 )

Paragraph 13

What is the function of the semi-colons; the dash and the exclamation mark?

LO 6.2.6 ( 3 )

Paragraph 14

Is this sentence a statement, a command or a question?

LO 6.2.4 ( 1 )

Explain the figurative image in stake your claim .

LO 3.8.2 ( 2 )

TOTAL: 48 [1 - 12 = 1; 13 – 24 = 2 ; 25 – 36 = 3; 37 – 48 = 4 ]

Activity 4:

Point-form summary

[lo 5.3.5]

  • Make a point-form summary of this passage under the following headings:
  • The basic character of a person without prejudice.
  • The basic character of a bully.
  • The basic character of a receiver of prejudice.
  • What a victim can do about being bullied.
  • Give a title and leave a space between each point.
  • Number your points clearly. ( 20 )

Title: _______________________________________________


Sub-heading : ________________________________________

Sub-heading :________________________________________

Sub-heading : ________________________________________


LO 4 Writing
The 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 range of imaginative texts:4.1.1 to express imagination, ideas and feelings about self and others;4.1.2 to explore the creative, critical and playful use of language by means of narrative and descriptive compositions, dialogues, poems, songs and letters;
4.2 produces a range of factual written and multi-model texts for various purposes, using a range of visual, and design elements where appropriate by means of recounts of events, research project reports, pamphlets, posters, book reviews;
4.4 uses the writing process collaboratively and independently to generate texts:4.4.5 reflects on multiple drafts considering purpose, audience, language usage, bias, complex organisation and a few simple elements of style, and revise appropriately.

LO 5 Thinking and Reasoning

The 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:

5.1.1 applies thinking and reasoning skills in a variety of contexts across the curriculum;

5.1.6 draws on own experience in order to substantiate point of view;

5.1.7 questions and infers to solve problems and develop thinking about complex issues, ideas and emotions;

5.2 use language to investigate and explore:

5.2.4 locates and accesses information from a wide variety of sources;

5.3 processes information:

5.3.3 extracts and synthesises information, using listening, reading, writing and viewing skills;

5.3.5 summarises information or ideas by selecting generalising, categorising and editing, and reflects critically on the product.

5.3.6 formulates thoughts orally and in writing in increasingly complex ways, using knowledge of language.

LO 6 Language Structure and Use

The 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:

6.1.2 creates personal spelling list and dictionary of words across the curriculum and discusses which words give problems;

6.1.5 uses word families and words of the same field to develop vocabulary in context.


ACTIVITY 1: Write a sensitive letter

  • Perhaps a short discussion about what is happening or has happened in the suggested countries. They might like to add some extra scenario’s but need to explain their choice. Let them get the FEEL of the country AND the circumstances so that the letter is as REAL as possible. They must hand in the rough work with the final EDITED version. They might like to add a picture taken from a newspaper or a magazine for extra credibility.

ACTIVITY 2: Read passage

  • Here you can spend time talking about bullying in general and why and how bullying is manifested. You might like to go over the questions AND answers with the learners but they are not allowed to write down anything. Then they will be judged on how well they listened and also how well they can express themselves – almost like editing a test! Then you can take this in as part of their portfolio.

ACTIVITY 3: Point-form summary

  • They need to understand about headings; numbering; writing concisely (but still including the finite verb) and spacing. Do this roughly with them first so that they understand the techniques fully. Explain the purpose of a summary: To tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth!

Questions & Answers

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.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
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.
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
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
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
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
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
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.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
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.
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.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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