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History

Grade 4

History begins in our own environment

Module 4

People in our environment who became famous

Information about important people in our environment. we are going to inspect a tombstone near port elizabeth to find out more about a well-know girl. then you are going to write your own research report.

(a) Read the following story about Nongquawuse and discuss the questions that follow, in class:

During which year did the tragic event take place?

Under which tribe or nation did Nongqawuse work? …………………..

What kind of work did she do? …………………………………………..

Why, do you think, did the people believe her story so easily? ……..

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Was it an “impossible dream”? ………………………………………….

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In which year did she die? ………………………………………………

What would you have written on her tombstone? …………………….

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Why are headstones erected on graves?

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What does RIP stand for on some graves?

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Activity 1

To write a report (grave) [lo 1.3]

Find a tombstone of a well-known person who is buried in your environment. find as much information as possible about him or her.

Include :

  • his or her background
  • factors that influenced his or her life
  • his or her achievements
  • the results of his or her work.

Write a short report on this person’s life.

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Activity 2

To write a report (monument) [lo 1.3]

Find a monument in or nearby your town. answer the following questions:

  • In whose memory was it erected?
  • When was it erected?
  • If there is a memorial plaque, what does it say?
  • Why are monuments important to people?

Find out as much as possible about his/her life so that you can compose a song about it.

Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 1: HISTORICAL ENQUIRY The learner will be able to use enquiry skills to investigate the past and present.

Assessment standard

We know this when the learner:

1.3 communicates answers: communicates knowledge and understanding in a variety of ways.

Memorandum

  • 1858
  • Xhosas
  • Soothsayer
  • Obedient to the forefather spirits, for the sake of prosperity
  • 1898
  • Rest in peace

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Source:  OpenStax, History grade 4. OpenStax CNX. Sep 17, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11089/1.1
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