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English first additional language

Grade 8

Entrepreneurship: wheels can give you wings!

Module 6

Write a report

Activity 1:

Gear up for action - a personal opinion

[lo 4.4, 5.2.3]

Think carefully about the “wheels” that we use as a mode of transport, and then complete the following survey on your own. Write your answers to the questions in the given spaces. You will need these notes for the discussion and survey (Activity 2) and when you write your report (Activity3).

1. Which “wheels” are the most expensive to (a) buy? (b) maintain?

(a) _____________________Price: ____________________________

(b) Why are these “wheels” expensive to maintain?

2. Name the “wheels” which you believe are the most dangerous to handle.

Explain why you think this is true:

3. Which “wheels” are the most difficult to master?

Explain why this is the case.

4. Which “wheels” are actually useful to own? Write down the names and jot down key words to explain how they can be useful.


[lo 4.4.1]

Discuss your opinions on each of the issues in Activity 1. Write down your choice and total the votes in your group. You will need this information for the report you will be writing in the next activity.

Most expensive to buy
Most expensive to maintain
Most dangerous
Most difficult to handle
Most useful

Activity 3:

Write a report

Choose a partner from your group.

Each pair must prepare a written report on one of the topics above.

Use the GUIDELINES below to make sure that you have written an effective report:

Feedback on Wheels Self Peer Educator
1. The report has a clear title .
2. The introduction states the group’s opinion.
3. The report indicates the number of votes in favour of the opinion.
4. The body of the report explains how the research was done and how the findings were obtained.
5. The conclusion is in the form of an appeal/good advice.
6. The writing/typing is neat .
7. The paragraphs are numbered.
8. Spelling has been checked.
9. The co-writers of this report are: 1 ................................................................. 2 ................................................................. Date: ..................................................

Activity 4:

Up-date a “golden oldie”

[lo 2.2.1, 2.2.2]

Here are the words of a song that was very popular many years ago.

tandem n.&adv. –n 1 a bicycle with two or more seats one behind another

Daisy Daisy

Daisy, Daisy - give me your answer doI’m half crazy all for the love of you! It won’t be a stylish marriage for I can’t afford a carriage but you’ll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle-made-for-two.

Michael, Michael – here is my answer, dear!I can’t cycle; it makes me feel so queer!If you can’t afford a carriagejust forget about the marriage.You can throw a fitbut I won’t siton a bicycle-made-for-two!

As a group you must rap this song for the rest of the class. This means you will have to add words and comments and action at suitable places to achieve the right rhythm and rap style.

Activity 5:

The following LANGUAGE TEST is based on the Daisy Daisy song in Activity 4. This TEST will be assessed by your educator.

Questions & Answers

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
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.
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
How can I make nanorobot?
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
how can I make nanorobot?
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.
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 8. OpenStax CNX. Sep 11, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11042/1.1
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