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Constutional Rights

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Social Sciences

HISTORY

Grade 8

LAND AND POWER

Module 5

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Activity: Group discussion – Constitutional rights

  • Compare the three sources, C, D and E, in the previous module. In the class, discuss the differences and similarities in the lifestyles of the children to which the sources refer.
  • Fill in the answers to the following questions:

1. What basic human rights (look these up in the Constitution if you do now know) are discussed in Source F?

2. What steps can be taken by a learner whose rights are not being respected to obtain help?

3. What organisations can be found in your area that offer help to all children?

4. What is the Child Help Line?

Number ____________________

[LO 2.4]

Exercise to select and to tabulate

  • Complete the following table by filling in the information that is asked for on the left-hand side under the letter for each source.
Table 1
 
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • Type of source
     
  • Reason why work was begun
     
  • Work satisfaction *
     
  • Degree of success achieved
     

/10/

*Footnote: Work satisfaction refers to the pleasure or happiness that one experiences when you do the type of work you do well, or if you experience pleasure when you help other people.

[LO 1.1, 1.5]

SOURCE: FORMS

  • Get hold of a typical municipal account for services that are rendered to each resident. Explain what services are meant by the following words:

Property tax

Refuse

Sewage

Water

[LO 1.5]

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LO 1

Historical Enquiry

The learner will be able to use enquiry skills to investigate the past and present.

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1.1 continues to identify and select a variety of historical and archaeological sources relevant to an inquiry [finds sources];

1.2 evaluates the sources used (e.g. “Who created the source?”, “Is it reliable”, “How useful is the information?”) [works with sources];

1.3 interprets graphical and statistical sources [works with sources];

1.4 presents an original idea as part of an answer to questions posed [answers the question];

1.5 communicates knowledge and understanding by constructing own interpretation and argument based on the historical sources (including extended writing, artwork, graphics and drama); uses information technology where available and appropriate [communicates the answer].

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LO 2

Historical Knowledge and Understanding

The learner will be able to demonstrate historical knowledge and understanding.

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2.1 begins to make links between historical events and processes in different contexts in the same period [chronology and time];

2.2 recognises that causes and effects of effects vary in importance [cause and effect];

2.3 explains charges in a wider historical and environmental context [change and continuity].

LO 3

Historical Interpretation

The learner will be able to interpret aspects of history.

We know this when the learner:

3.1 examines historical interpretation by asking relevant questions about the author of an historical source [source interpretation];

3.2 identifies and gives reasons for the different ways that the past is represented and interpreted [source interpretation];

3.3 explains why history is not objective or neutral [source interpretation];

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