CAPS Grade 4: Intermediate Phase History - Term 1

GRADE 4: INTERMEDIATE PHASE HISTORY - TERM 1

Topic: Local History

Suggested contact time

One term/15 hours

This content must be integrated with the historical aims and skills and the associated concepts listed in Section 2

Background information: Teachers should note that the word ‘sources’ has deliberately been changed to ‘how we find information about the past’ for Grades 4 – 6. The word ‘sources’ can be used if teachers feel that learners can grasp this concept.

Focus: Finding out about the past and applying this knowledge to local history.

Content and concepts

Finding a variety of kinds of information about the history of a local area

 

·         How we find out about the present in a local area - 2 hours information from pictures

o   information from writing

o   information from stories and from interviews with people

o   information from objects

                         

·         How we find out about the history of a local area - 3 hours information from pictures

o   information from writing

o   information from stories and interviews with people

o   information from objects

                         

                        History project for Grade 4: Local history 7 hours

 

Revision, assessment (formal and informal) and feedback should take place on an ongoing basis - 3 hours

Learners should read and write for part of every lesson.

Evidence of learner’s work, including assessments, should be kept in the learner’s notebook.

Last updated : 08-Feb-2017

This article was produced by South African History Online on 07-Apr-2015

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