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1 M Senior Phase Grade 7 Today Planning Pack SOCIAL SCIENCES Contents: Work Schedule: Page Grade 7 2 Lesson Plans: Grade 7 4 Rubrics: Rubric 1 11 Rubric 2 12 Rubric 3 13

2 Work schedule for Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Term Week LOs & ASs Chapter Assessment Resources LO1 LO1 Historical 1: Mapwork In and Wall maps Examples of topographic maps, road maps, tourists maps LO LO LO1 knowledge and understanding LO3 Exploring LO1 knowledge and understanding LO3 Exploring LO1 LO3 Exploring 1: Mapwork In and 1: Mapwork In and 2: Natural hazards In and 2: Natural hazards In and 3: Population In and Rulers or measuring tapes Wall maps Rulers or measuring tapes Wall maps Examples of topographic maps, orthophotos road maps, tourists maps Rulers or measuring tapes Dictionaries Newspaper and magazine articles on natural hazards Calculators Rulers or measuring tapes Large sheets of paper or card Dictionaries Newspaper and magazine articles on natural hazards Calculators Rulers or measuring tapes Large sheets of paper or card Large sheets of paper or card LO1 LO3 Exploring LO1 LO3 Exploring 3: Population In and 3: Population In and Test Large sheets of paper or card Large sheets of paper or card 2

3 LO1 Historical LO1 Historical LO1 Historical LO1 Historical LO1 Historical LO1 Historical LO1 Historical LO1 Historical 4: Human evolution In and 4: Human evolution In and 5:Trading systems In and 5: Trading systems: In and 6:The American Revolution In and 6: The American Revolution In and 7: Moving frontiers In and 7: Moving frontiers In and Test Articles (objects) collected from home Articles on future evolution of humans e.g. any pictures available on rock art e.g. Newspaper and magazine articles Access to Internet Sheets of A4 paper Newspaper and magazine articles Access to Internet Sheets of A4 paper Musical instruments Atlas Atlas Copy of SA Constitution Atlas Wall maps of South Africa Atlas Wall maps of America Note: You need to complete 2 tasks per term for Social Sciences for the Senior Phase. This work schedule shows all the opportunities for. 3

4 Chapter 1: Mapwork LESSON PLANS Grade 7 Duration: 18 hours Weeks: 1 6 G: LO1: Identifies a variety of geographical and environmental sources Organises and interprets information Measures distances on globes, atlases and maps Uses local maps and/or orthophoto maps Uses information to suggest answers Reports on the LO3 Mathematics LO4, 5 H: LO1: Historical Compiles and organises information Uses the information from the sources Content/Knowledge: Mapwork: Extract information from maps and photos Measure distances on maps, atlases and globes Interpret orthophotos Lesson 1: Maps have been used for thousands of years LB p2 Lesson 2: Early African maps LB p3 Lesson 3: Using maps LB p4 Lesson 4: Symbols and legends LB p6 Lesson 5: Grid lines and grid references LB p8 Lesson 6: Latitude and longitude LB p10 Lesson 7: Direction LB p12 Lesson 8: Scale: Changing the size of things LB p14 Lesson 9: Measuring distances on a map LB p16 Lesson 10: Interpreting photos and maps LB p18 Read through text with the class Activity 1: Interpreting the past TG p4 Activity 2: Learn about basic map conventions TG p4 Activity 3: Collect and identify similarities and differences in a variety of maps TG p5 Activity 4: Identify map symbols, colours and signs TG p5 Activity 5: Work with map legends TG p6 Activity 6: Find places and map symbols using grid references. Discuss the use of grid references and street indexes TG p6 Activity 7: Find places on a map TG p7 Activity 8: Look at the globe of the Earth TG p7 Activity 9: Using latitude and longitude TG p8 Activity 10: Giving directions using the eight-point compass; draw a compass TG p8 Activity 11: Estimate sizes and scale TG p9 Activity 12: Working with line scales; answer questions TG p9 Activity 13: Practise calculating distances with line scales TG p10 Activity 14: Measure and calculate curved distances TG p11 Activity 15: Interpreting photos through observation and discussion TG p11 Activity 16: Interpreting a population distribution map TG p12 Activity 17: Compare orthophotos with topographic maps and identify common features TG p13 Lesson 11: Assessment LB p22 Assessment activity TG p13 Type of : Formal for Lessons 6 and 11 In : all other activities can be used for in Form of : Rubric 3 for Lesson 6; memo (TG p13) for Lesson 11 Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Learner s Book and Teacher s Guide Wall maps Examples of topographic maps, orthophotos, road maps, tourists maps Rulers or measuring tapes Identifying map symbols Look at map and orthophoto of local area 4

5 Chapter 2: Natural hazards LESSON PLANS Grade 7 Duration: 12 hours Weeks: 7 10 G: LO1: G: : knowledge and understanding G: LO3: Exploring Identifies a variety of geographical and environmental sources Organises and interprets information Measures distances on globes, atlases and maps Uses local maps and/or orthophoto maps Uses information to suggest answers Reports on the using evidence from the sources Describes and explains how natural hazards occur Investigates and explains why some people face a higher risk than others Identifies how risks and hazards can be managed Identifies challenges to societies and settlements Suggests ways of responding to LO3, 4 Arts and Culture LO1 Mathematics LO5 Natural Sciences, 3 Content/Knowledge: Natural hazards: Simple explanations of how natural hazards occur The impact of hazards on people s lives distinguish between disasters and hazards Why some people are more at risk than others Who is at risk Management of risks and risk reduction preventative measures Lesson 1: Natural hazards LB p24 Lesson 2: Earthquakes: When the earth shakes and shudders LB p26 Lesson 3: Volcanoes LB p31 Lesson 4: Tropical cyclones: Nature s wildest storms LB p35 Lesson 5: Floods: Water, water everywhere LB p38 Lesson 6: Drought LB p41 Activity 1: Use sources to answer questions on text TG p17 Activity 2: Classify hazards or disasters based on definitions TG p18 Activity 3: Investigate a case study of Kobe TG p18 Activity 4: Interpret and use sources to understand concepts TG p19 Activity 5: Apply information; identify terms and the causes of volcanoes TG p20 Activity 6: Investigate cyclones TG p21 Activity 7: Report on the weather; prepare a weather report TG p21 Activity 8: Interpret data; use a map and a table TG p23 Activity 9: Look at and interpret satellite photographs TG p23 Activity 10: Understand different types of drought; give correct definitions TG p23 Activity 11: Design a poster that gives advice about saving water TG p24 Activity 12: Operation Roadrunner; interpret an advertisement TG p24 Assessment activity TG p25 Lesson 7: Assessment LB p45 Type of : Formal for Lessons 3, 4, 6 and 7 In : all other activities can be used for in Form of : Rubric 3 for Lesson 3, 4 and 6; rubric 2 for Lesson 2; memo (TG p25) for Lesson 7 Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Learner s Book and Teacher s Guide Dictionaries Newspaper and magazine articles on natural hazards Wall maps of the world and Africa Calculators Rulers or measuring tapes Large sheets of paper or card Koki pens and crayons Find pictures of natural disasters Research earthquakes Model plate tectonics Research El Nino 5

6 LESSON PLANS Grade 7 Chapter 3: Population: Exploring Duration: 18 hours Weeks: G: LO1: G: LO3: Exploring Identifies a variety of geographical and environmental sources Organises and interprets information Uses information to suggest answers Reports on the Identifies challenges to societies and settlements Identifies the factors that contribute to population growth and change Identifies processes that affect population growth Suggests ways of responding to LO3 Mathematics LO5 Life Orientation LO1 Content/Knowledge: Population growth and change: Factors affecting population growth and change Processes affecting population growth and change Rural/urban migration, cause-and-effect relationships on different scales Focus on the impact of HIV/AIDS Lesson 1: Families LB p48 Lesson 2: Population LB p50 Lesson 4: Migration LB p53 Lesson 5: Life expectancy LB p57 Lesson 6: Rich world poor world LB p59 Lesson 7: Disease LB p61 Lesson 8: AIDS LB p63 Lesson 9: The world at war LB p66 Lesson 10: Population changes LB p69 Lesson 11: Assessment LB p70 Type of : Formal for Lessons 4, 6, 8, 10 and 11 In : all other activities can be used for in Form of : Rubric 3 for Lessons 4, 6, 8 and 10; memo (TG p 43) for Lesson 11 Activity 1: Identify differences; answer questions TG p29 Activity 2: Interpret data on a table TG p29 Activity 3: Understand birth and death rates shown by visual data TG p30 Activity 4: Conduct a survey then present research TG p30 Activity 5: Population pyramids discuss and report back TG p32 Activity 6: population better TG p32 Activity 7: Interpret information on a map TG p33 Activity 8: Interpret migration graphs (a line graph) TG p33 Activity 9: Explain migration patterns and understand factors causing migration TG p34 Activity 10: Research and discuss forced migration TG p34 Activity 11: Talk about life expectancy and discuss factors of life expectancy TG p35 Activity 12: Look at the populations of other countries by interpreting and comparing data TG p36 Activity 13: Compare developed and developing countries; answer questions then draw a table TG p37 Activity 14: Question about family size TG p38 Activity 15: Think about family planning and compare family planning campaigns TG p38 Activity 16: Think about the relationship between poverty and health; discuss strategies and ideas TG p39 Activity 17: Interpret information on a map TG p39 Activity 18: Interpret information on a line graph and population pyramid showing impact of AIDS TG p40 Activity 19: Investigate and discuss the case study TG p40 Activity 20: Looking at our past; draw a timeline TG p41 Activity 21: Interpret the map TG p41 Activity 22: Compare population growth rates; read and compare data on a table TG p42 Assessment activity TG p43 Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Learner s Book and Teacher s Guide Wall maps of the world and Africa Large sheets of paper or card Koki pens and crayons Draw outline of population census and ask learners to fill in the numbers they have collected (Activity 4) Revise concepts of migration Conduct a survey Arrange class talk by visitor 6

7 Chapter 4: Human evolution LESSON PLANS Grade 7 Duration: 12 hours Weeks: H: LO1: Historical H: : Historical H: LO3: Historical Compiles and organises information from a number of sources Uses the information from the sources Communicates knowledge and understanding by formulating arguments Develops timelines and creates diagrams Describes and makes links between reasons for and results of key events Explains why certain aspects of society in different contexts have or have not changed over time Understands how and why some events in the past have been interpreted differently Recognises that accounts written some time after the event may differ from contemporary accounts Recognises that different value systems and traditions may influence the way events in the past are interpreted Describes how archaeologists work with material remains of the past Explains the ways in which people remember events in the past LO3 Arts and Culture Natural Sciences Life Orientation Technology LO3 Content/ Knowledge: Human evolution: Early hominid discoveries in South Africa and East Africa Becoming human in southern Africa Rock art as an expression of hunter-gatherer society and world-view Lesson 1: Early humans LB p72 Lesson 2: Becoming human LB p79 Lesson 3: Rock art LB p81 Activity 1: Read through text with the class; discussion based on questions TG p46 Activity 2: Finding and organising information; investigate opinions and report back TG p46 Activity 3: Playing detective; use articles as evidence to interpret information TG p47 Activity 4: Organise and analyse information by identifying similarities and differences using visual information TG p47 Activity 5: Talking point; investigate ideas of evolution TG p48 Activity 6: Analysing reactions; discuss social reaction to evolution and Darwinism TG p48 Activity 7: Timelines; answer questions based on text TG p49 Activity 8: Discuss what is meant by common ancestry TG p49 Activity 9: Compare hominids and humans TG p50 Activity 10: Discuss possible future evolutionary changes to humans TG p50 Activity 11: Using sources; investigate lives of hunter gatherers and what we know from sources TG p51 Activity 12: Learn more about rock art discoveries; find and draw examples of rock art TG p51 Activity 13: Understand rock art by interpreting a picture TG p52 Activity 14: Understand why people may interpret evidence differently TG p52 Lesson 4: Assessment activity TG p52 Assessment LB p86 Type of : Formal for Lessons 1, 3 and 4 In : all other activities can be used for in Form of : Rubric 3 for Lesson 1; rubric 1 for Lesson 1; rubric 2 for Lesson 3; memo (TG p52) for Lesson 4 Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Learner s Book and Teacher s Guide Articles (objects) collected from home Articles on future evolution of humans e.g. Any pictures available on rock art e.g. Learners order events chronologically before working on the timeline Talks from local archaeologists or museums Illustrate timelines 7

8 Chapter 5: Trading systems LESSON PLANS Grade 7 Duration: 12 hours Weeks: H: LO1: Historical H: : Historical H: LO3: Historical Identifies and selects a variety of historical and archaeological sources Compiles and organises information Uses the information from the sources Communicates knowledge and understanding Develops timelines and creates diagrams Describes and makes links Explains why certain aspects of society in different contexts have or have not changed over time Recognises that different value systems and traditions may influence the way events in the past are interpreted Explains the ways in which people remember events in the past LO3, 4 Arts and Culture LO1, 2 Life Orientation Economic and Management Sciences LO1 Content/Knowledge: Trading systems: Indian Ocean and East Africa: Arab trade, Swahili coastal communities, links with Great Zimbabwe ninth to sixteenth century West Africa and trans-saharan trade: salt, gold, slaves and ancient trade routes, centres of learning historical reporting ninth to sixteenth century European trading systems in the Middle Ages fourteenth to sixteenth century Dutch settlement, Indian Ocean slave trade and slavery at the Cape seventeenth and eighteenth century Africa and the Atlantic slave trade sixteenth to nineteenth century Lesson 1: The beginnings of trade LB p88 Lesson 2: Swahili communities and Great Zimbabwe LB p91 Lesson 3: West Africa and trans-saharan trade LB p92 Lesson 4: European trading systems in the Middle Ages LB p95 Lesson 5: The Dutch settlement at the Cape LB p97 Lesson 6: Africa and the Atlantic slave trade LB p101 Lesson 7: Assessment Activity 1: Role-play trading between farmers and craftspeople TG p55 Activity 2: Illustrate events on a timeline TG p55 Activity 3: Work with sources to find trade routes on a map TG p56 Activity 4: Make true/false decisions about statements TG p56 Activity 5: Write a letter that gives information about trade routes TG p57 Activity 6: Communication; research and answer questions TG p57 Activity 7: Interpreting the past by identifying historical sources TG p58 Activity 8: Interpret a map to understand how landscape influenced trade TG p59 Activity 9: Write a diary; answer questions using a source and write a journal entry TG p59 Activity 10: Compare two art sources to find out about the past TG p60 Activity 11: Look at information found in slave names TG p60 Activity 12: Create a song to express protest TG p61 Activity 13: Use information from sources and write a journal entry based on information TG p62 Activity 14: Identify sources to research slavery TG p62 Assessment activity TG p62 LB p102 Type of : Formal for Lessons 1, 4, 5 and 7 In : all other activities can be used for in Form of : Rubric 3 for Lessons 1and 4; rubric 1 for Lesson 5; memo (TG p 62) for Lesson 7 Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Learner s Book and Teacher s Guide Newspaper and magazine articles Wall maps of the world and Africa Access to Internet Sheets of A4 paper Koki pens and crayons Musical instruments Structure the letter writing activity Role play instead of writing a journal entry Research early trade in Africa 8

9 LESSON PLANS Grade 7 Chapter 6: The American Revolution Duration: 12 hours Weeks: H: LO1: Historical H: : Historical H: LO3: Historical Identifies and selects a variety of historical and archaeological sources Compiles and organises information from a number of sources Uses the information from the sources Communicates knowledge and understanding Describes and makes links between reasons for and results of key events and changes Explains why certain aspects of society in different contexts have or have not changed over time Understands how and why some events in the past have been interpreted Recognises that accounts written some time after the event may differ from contemporary accounts Recognises that different value systems and traditions may influence the way events in the past are interpreted Explains the ways in which people remember events in the past LO3, 4 Life Orientation Economic and Management Sciences LO1 Content/Knowledge: Systems of democracy: The American Revolution Lesson 1: Britain s North American colonies LB p106 Lesson 2: From rebellion to revolution LB p109 Lesson 3: The Declaration of Independence LB p113 Lesson 4: The American Constitution LB p117 Activity 1: Think about change and continuity; discuss using prior knowledge TG p66 Activity 2: Discuss a poem in its historical context TG p66 Activity 3: Discuss advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of resistance TG p66 Activity 4: Discuss in groups using information TG p67 Activity 5: Consider and answer questions based on text TG p67 Activity 6: Role-play a town meeting TG p67 Activity 7: Interpret the source:a petition TG p68 Activity 8: Fill in the missing words (homework activity) TG p68 Activity 9: Think about the pamphlet; compare views in different sources and newspapers TG p68 Activity 10: Comparing notes and discuss photos TG p69 Activity 11: Write a short letter from the battlefront TG p70 Activity 12: Discuss the Declaration of Independence from the viewpoint of slaves TG p70 Activity 13: Interpret information and debate the views of women on the Declaration of independence TG p70 Activity 14: Assess and compare the American Declaration of Independence and the Constitution TG p71 Activity 15: Comparing sources; discussion of the preamble of the South African Constitution TG p71 Activity 16: Discuss about equality TG p72 Activity 17: Look at about rights TG p72 Lesson 5: Assessment Assessment activity TG p72 LB p120 Type of : Formal for Lessons 1, 2, 3 and 5 In : all other activities can be used for in Form of : Rubric 1 for Lessons 1, 2, 3; rubric 3 for Lesson 2; memo for Lesson 5 (TG p 72) Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Learner s Book and Teacher s Guide Atlas Copy of SA Constitution Ask specific questions on the poem Research the abolition of slavery 9

10 Chapter 7: Moving frontiers LESSON PLANS Grade 7 Duration: 12 hours Weeks: H: LO1: Historical H: : Historical H: LO3: Historical Identifies and selects a variety of historical and archaeological sources Compiles and organises information Identifies and selects a variety of historical and archaeological sources Uses the information from the sources Communicates knowledge and understanding Develops timelines and creates diagrams Describes and makes links between reasons for and results of key events Explains why certain aspects of society in different contexts have or have not changed over time Understands how and why some events in the past have been interpreted differently Recognises that accounts written some time after the event may differ from contemporary accounts Recognises that different value systems and traditions may influence the way events in the past are interpreted Explains the ways in which people remember events in the past LO3 Mathematics LO4 Life Orientation Economic and Management Sciences LO1 Content/Knowledge: Frontiers: Contact, conflict and dispossession on the Cape eastern or northern frontiers in the nineteenth century Contact, conflict and dispossession Frontiers in America in the nineteenth century Lesson 1: What is a frontier? LB p122 Lesson 2: The Cape Frontier LB p123 Lesson 3: The American Frontier LB p132 Activity 1: Finding borders; answer questions based on map TG p76 Activity 2: Investigate the past; draw up a table TG p76 Activity 3: Interpret a map using visual data TG p77 Activity 4: Imagine the past; identify changes using maps TG p77 Activity 5: Find information using a picture TG p78 Activity 6: Debate and argue the right to land TG p78 Activity 7: Understand the conflict; discuss solutions TG p78 Activity 8: Discuss cause, effect and consequences; place events in a chronological order TG p79 Activity 9: Work with sources; discuss strengths, advantages and weaknesses TG p79 Activity 10: Calculate area TG p80 Activity 11: Understand key events and answer questions based on text TG p80 Activity 12: Interpret the source and discuss different views TG p80 Activity 13: Explain the term manifest destiny TG p81 Activity 14: Interpret geographical information; look at a map to understand the spatial and social impact of rail transport TG p81 Lesson 4: Assessment Assessment activity TG p82 LB p138 Type of : Formal for Lessons 2 and 3 In : all other activities can be used for in Form of : Rubric 1 for Lesson 2; rubric 3 for Lesson 2, 3; memo (TG p82) for Lesson 4 Social Sciences Today Grade 7 Learner s Book and Teacher s Guide Atlas Wall maps of South Africa and America Discuss the way your community has grown and expanded. Interpret a map and identify new landmarks 10

11 RUBRIC 1: Geography/ History written work Activity: Date: Name: Grade: Look for and select sources Interpret and make use of sources Identify, present and express knowledge in a clear manner Write structured paragraphs Understand the significance of the issue Explain cause and effect factors Level 7 Excellent far exceeding expected Level 6 A very good where all have been met at a very high standard Level 5 A good meeting most of the Level 4 A fair meeting an adequate portion of the Level 3 A moderate partially satisfying the Level 2 An elementary marginally satisfying the Level 1 Unsatisfactory Requirements not met 11

12 RUBRIC 2: Geography/ History visual presentation (poster; pamphlet) Activity: Date: Name: Grade: Presentation is: Level 7 Excellent far exceeding expected Exceptionally eyecatching; outstandingly creative; expresses excellent evidence of topic; factually accurate; shows maturity and great insight Level 6 A very good where all have been met at a very high standard Eyecatching; creative; good clear evidence of topic; factually correct knowledge; shows some maturity and insight Level 5 A good meeting most of the Attractive; fairly creative; some reasonable ideas and evidence of topic; mostly correct knowledge; shows partial maturity and insight Level 4 A fair meeting an adequate portion of the Merely presentable; little creative; some evidence of topic; merely adequate presentation of knowledge; shows little maturity and insight Level 3 A moderate partially satisfying the Visually unappealing; no clear ideas; little factual knowledge presented; no evidence of insight or maturity Level 2 An elementary marginally satisfying the Slapdash presentation; no clear ideas expressed; inaccurate knowledge; no insight or evidence of care or thoughtfulness Level 1 Unsatisfactory, Requirements not met Activity misunderstood or incomplete 12

13 RUBRIC 3: Geography/ History: Visual data interpretation (map; graph; flow chart; labelled diagram) Activity: Date: Name: Grade: Level 7 Excellent far exceeding expected Level 6 A very good where all have been met at a very high standard Level 5 A good meeting most of the Level 4 A fair meeting an adequate portion of the Level 3 A moderate partially satisfying the Level 2 An elementary marginally satisfying the Level 1 Unsatisfactory Requirements not met Follow instructions Understand the meaning of symbols, signs and other conventions Describe the information shown in words and sentences Interpret and analyse the visual information Make comparisons using the data Offer explanations for the information shown in the visual data 13

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