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English first additional language

Grade 6

Module 28

To write a description of self

Activity 28

To write a description of self

[lo 4.1.2]

Before you begin, take a look at the people around you. Isn’t it amazing that not one of us is exactly the same? Not even identical twins. What a wonderful rainbow of people inhabits this world! Have you ever thought about how different we are on the inside too? How about taking a careful look at yourself to see just what makes you you! We are going to give you the opportunity to write down information about yourself. This will allow your educator to get to know you better. There may be some questions that you will really have to think about – have fun!

(Remember that your educator will be assessing your spelling and language and your neatness ― so work carefully.)

Complete the ‘this is me!’ questionnaire


Full name:____________







Now let’s go into a bit more detail…..

Tick the boxes that you think apply to you: I am . . .

tall brilliant generous lively
small stupid mean lazy
gorgeous cheerful friendly outrageous
hideous miserable shy ordinary

My best friends are:

My favourite colour is:

My favourite season is:

The animal I would like most for a pet is:

The best book I have ever read is:

The best film I have ever seen was:

The worst one was:

The best pop group in the world is:

Their best record is:

My best TV programme is:

My favourite sandwich is:

My pet hate is:

If I could have just one wish, it would be to:

The person I admire most is:

Things I want to achieve before I am 13:

The thing I am best at is:

Describing myself in three words:

Educator’s Assessment Chart:

Criteria 1 2 3 4
Spelling and punctuation Poor – difficult to decipher Reasonable Good – very few errors Excellent – no errors
Ability to communicate information Poor – unsure, needs constant assistance Fair Good – able to express thoughts Excellent – expresses thoughts creatively
Neatness Untidy Presentation reasonable Good presentation Excellent presentation; great care taken


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 to communicate information:
4.1.2 writes a description of a person, object or simple process;
4.1.4 expresses an opinion and gives reasons for it;
4.2 writes for social purposes:
4.2.2 identifies some differences between formal and informal style;
4.3 writes creatively:
4.3.1 shows development in the ability to write poems, stories, play scripts and dialogues (e.g. by using poetic devices).
4.5 understands the writing process and uses developing knowledge of language structure and use:
4.5.1 writes rough drafts, reads them critically, gets feedback from the teacher and classmates, and rewrites;
4.5.3 edits writing, using knowledge of structure (e.g. grammar, spelling, punctuation) and tools.


We begin in this activity by asking the learners to complete a table and some questions about themselves. This will force them to think about their opinions on things and give them an opportunity to express their like and dislikes. This will be valuable for you as the educator, as you will learn many things about your learners that you did not know. Read through the exercise with the class before allowing them to start so that they know exactly what is expected of them. Remind them they will be assessed on spelling and punctuation, and on neatness. Read through the rubric with them.

Questions & Answers

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
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
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?
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
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
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what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
good afternoon madam
what is system testing
what is the application of nanotechnology?
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
I'm interested in Nanotube
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 6. OpenStax CNX. Sep 07, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10998/1.1
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