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CURRENT EVENT LESSONS
   
#DurbanStorm

Learners “Tweet” about the terrible Durban storm.

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Ways to save water

Learners create their own water saving tips poster.

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The BFG: Dream Jar

Learners create their own dream jar filled with either a Golden
Phizzwizard or a Trogglehumper.


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Organ Donor

Learners complete the case study of Jenna Lowe as she encourages South Africans to become organ donors.


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Freedom Day

Learners complete the worksheet
using their own knowledge of
freedom and responsibility.


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"The Cat in the Hat"

To celebrate Dr Seuss's birthday, who was born on 2 March 1904, learners fill in the missing letters on "The Cat in The Hat's" hat, as well as colour it in.

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World Innovation Day

Learners build a bridge using
ice-cream sticks and glue.

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Firefighter Appreciation Letter

Learners type a letter of appreciation
to the firefighters.

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Safety with Animals

Learners identify safety precautions around wild animals.

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Winter Season and Sickness

Learners identify winter clothing and describe them with text and images.

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My Home

Learners write ways to save
electricity in different rooms within
their home.


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Word Tracing Worksheet

Learners practice to trace and write
the name of the new Royal baby.
The last line is blank so that they
can try writing it on their own too.

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Stand Against Xenophobia

Learners define the term xenophobia and how it affects their family/neighbourhood and community.


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Common Shakespeare Phrases

Learners identify the meaning of common Shakespearean phrases.



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Fire Fighters Word Search Puzzle

Learners identify key fire vocabulary and complete the word search puzzle.



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My Emergency Bag

Learners create a list of important and useful items they would pack in their bags if a natural disaster occurred in their city.

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Cricket Vocabulary

Learners identify key cricket vocabulary and place each under the correct heading.


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Protecting Appliances

Learners create a poster on how to protect appliances when the power goes out using Clip Art, Text Boxes and WordArt.

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World Aids Day

Learners choose the correct answer to the basic information about HIV and AIDS.


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National Pride

Learners create a poster on national pride.



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What is Ebola?

Learners create a presentation about the Ebola Virus, how to prevent it and how it is spread.


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Aachoo do you have the Ebola virus?

Learners identify the Ebola virus symptoms and describe them with
text and images.

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Car Safety

Learners create a brochure about car safety rules



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Online Safety

Learners create an online safety poster using Clip Art, Text Boxes and WordArt.  


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Heritage Day

Learners label the different elements
of the South African Coat of Arms by using, Shapes, Borders, Text Boxes and WordArt.  

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Emergency Services Appreciation Certificate

Learners create a certificate to show their appreciation for fireman, the
police and paramedics.  

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Spring Day

Learners write a short creative story
on spring.   



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Earthquakes!

Learners fill in the effects of earthquakes.



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Western Leopard Toads

Learners create a poster to create awareness about Western Leopard Toads.


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Aircraft

Learners create a PowerPoint presentation about the types of aircrafts found, what they are used for and the different propulsion methods.

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Common Wealth Games 2014

Learners identify pictures of the sports taking place at the Common Wealth Games 2014.

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Ostrich Facts

Learners create a fact card about ostriches.


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Nelson Mandela – 67 Minutes

Learners create a poster for Mandela Day.


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Airplane Safety

Learners sort safety rules into the correct order and type a list of why safety rules need to be followed.

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History Of Famous Germans

Learners create a timeline of famous German people.


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Safe Sailing

Learners create a graph showing statistics about accidents involving boats and ships.

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The Challenges Youth Face Today

Learners tabulate the challenges
youth face in society today and
provide their own solutions.

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Youth Day Haiku Poem

Learners write haiku poems about
youth day.


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Youth Day

Learners create a presentation about events of June 16th, past and present



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Youth Crisscross

Learners complete a crossword puzzle using words relating to June 16th



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My Family Tree

Learners create a family tree of their family in word using shapes and lines to accurately display each member
and how they fit in, either by birth or marriage.

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Coal and where it comes from

Learners create a spreadsheet comparing statistics of the biggest
coal reserves around the world.



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Gas Do's and Don'ts

Learners sort safety rules into the correct order and type a list of why safety rules need to be followed.

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Teacher Appreciation Card

Learners create a card for a teacher you appreciate.


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Teacher Appreciation Certificate

Learners create a teacher
appreciation certificate.


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History of Nursing

Create a presentation detailing a
brief history of nursing.


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Honouring a Fluffy Hero

Using Microsoft Paint, learners
colour-in the fluffy hero's medal.


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Boat Safety

Learners sort safety rules into the correct order and type a list of why safety rules need to be followed.

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Forest Fire - Natural Disaster

Learners create a PowerPoint presentation about fires, what causes them, and the effect they leave.

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WATER AND SANITATION LESSONS
Ways to save water

Learners create their own water
saving tips poster.


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Methods of purifying water

Learners create a class newsletter on different methods of purifying water.

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Greywater

Learners create a tri-fold brochure
about greywater.

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Calculating your daily water usage

Learners calculate their daily water consumption and write ways in which they can minimize their water usage.

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    Additional Worksheets Games / Quiz
Respect Water Respect Life.pdf
Don't Waste Water.pdf
"How is Tap Water Cleaned" Activity
Being Water Wise at Home.pdf
What is Your Water Footprint.pdf
Dont Pollute Pay for Water.pdf
Are you Water Wise? Quiz
Water Wise Games
 
OLYMPIC LESSONS
Design-a-medal

Learners create their own Olympic medal.



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Olympic Vocabulary

Learners use their knowledge of the Olympics to fill in the missing letters
of each word.


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Olympic Sport Words

Learners sort Olympic sport words
into alphabetical order.



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Olympic Games Host Cities

Learners create an information table showing the distance between all the Olympic host cities and their home country.

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Olympic Slogan

Learners create a presentation regarding the 2016 Olympics slogan.

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VALENTINE'S LESSONS
   
Dot-to-dot Valentines Heart

Learners join the dots to reveal the image for Valentine's Day.

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Mini Valentine Cards

Learners create a mini Valentine's card.


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CELEBRATING TRADITIONS LESSONS
Here Comes Santa Claus

Learners watch a Christmas Carol
and format the lyrics using Microsoft Word.


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Letter to Santa

Learners type a wish list letter to
Santa.



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Holiday Traditions

Learners read through the Holiday Traditions document and create something according to the educator's choice.

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Easter Bookmark

Learners create an Easter bookmark.




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Easter Card

Learners create a Easter card.


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Easter Basket

Learners decorate and colour-in an Easter egg basket.

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Ramadan Banner

Learners create a banner for
Ramadan.

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My Shabbat Activity

Learners complete a Shabbat worksheet.

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FIFA WORLD CUP LESSONS
Grade R - Official Mascot Colour-in

Using Microsoft Paint, learners colour-in the Fifa World Cup's official mascot.


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Grade 1 - Fly the Flag

Learners reconstruct the flag and Fifa World Cup logo by re-orientating the coloured pieces.

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Grade 1 - Famous Soccer Players

Learners draw their favourite soccer player.


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Grade 2 - Soccer Sums

Learners work out simple sums using soccer shirt numbers.


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Grade 2 - Soccer Word-Hunting Puzzle

Learners try to find as many soccer words in a word-hunting puzzle.


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Grade 3 - My Favourite Player

Learners create a fact sheet about
their favourite soccer player after researching the information on the Internet.

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Grade 3 - Player of the Match

Learners create a soccer certificate.




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Grade 4 - FIFA World Cup

Learners create a presentation about the Fifa World Cup's hosting country – Brazil.


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Grade 5 - Host Cities

Learners create a labelled map of Brazil's hosting cities.


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Grade 5 - Seats for Sale

Learners create a seating plan with a variety of chairs and seats.


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Grade 6 - Marketing the World Cup

Learners create a marketing poster for the Fifa World Cup, making use of the official logo, song, slogan and mascot.

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Grade 7 - Match Schedule

Learners create a match schedule, including date, time and participants playing in the match.

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Grade 7 - Ticket Prices

Learners work out ticket prices according to venue, converting from US Dollars to their countries currency.

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FATHER'S DAY LESSONS      
         
Father's Day Puzzle Poem

Learners create an acrostic poem
using Clip Art, Borders, Text Boxes
and WordArt.

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Father's Day Bookmark

Learners create a Father's Day bookmark.


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MOTHER'S DAY LESSONS      
Grade R-3 - Mother's Day
Bookmark


Learners create a Mother's Day bookmark.    


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Grade 1-3 - Mother's Day Rosettes

Learners create a rosette in word
using shapes and WordArt for
their mothers.   


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Grade 3-5 - Mother's Day
Word Scramble


Learners write a short paragraph
using words which they have unscrambled about mothers.

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Grade 6-7 - Family Tree Cookies

Using a spreadsheet programme learners calculate and distinguish recipe quantities.    


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VOTING LESSONS
I'll Vote One Day

Learners create a simple ribbon
badge that depicts their excitement
of being an eligible voter one day
when they are old enough.

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Grade R - Future Voter

Learners create a “future voter” certificate which identifies them as being eligible to vote once they are 18.


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Grade 1 - Counting Crosses

Learners count completed ballot papers




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Grade 2 - Identify Yourself

Learners draw a basic head and shoulders image of themselves and incorporate it into an identity document


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Grade 3 - Terms of Office

Learners match up political words with their definitions


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Grade 4 - Perfect President

Learners identify some of the good qualities of a perfect president


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Grade 5 - Party Priorities

Learners create a presentation which reinforces the manifesto points of their party

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Grade 6 - Campaign Trail

Learners organise a schedule and plot a route on a map


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Grade 7 - Winning Votes

Learners collate election results, add the regional and national totals add interactivity to the results by adding hyperlinks and comments

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