May 19

Grade 5 – Timetable


GRADE 5 – 2017



8th June



Life Skills Term 1 & 2 – Content (pg. 1-25)

Ø  Positive feedback, Negative feedback

(pg. 4)

Ø  Name four ways in which we can positively deal with negative emotions. (pg. 7)

Ø  Definitions and examples: (pg. 13 & 14)

§  Definition

§  Victims, perpetrators, Spectators

§  Explain how and why children are being bullied

Ø  Gender Stereotyping (pg. 17)

Ø  Childline number (pg. 23)  080 005 5555

Ø  Content of Exam:  e.g. short questions, poster/s, match the columns, fill in, definitions, case study / studies, etc.


9th June



Natural Sciences


Term 1

Topic:  Plants and animals on Earth

Unit 1:  Many different plants and animals (only terminology)

Unit 2:  Interdependence

Unit 3:  Animal Types

Topic:  Animal skeletons

Unit 1:  Skeletons of Vertebrates

Topic:  Food Chains

Unit:  Food and feeding

Topic:  Life Cycles

Unit 1:  Life cycle of a tomato plant

Life cycle of a frog

Revise all activities

Take note:  Terminology is important

Term 2

Topic:  Metals and Non-metals

Unit 1:  Properties of metals

Unit 2:  Properties of Non-metals

Topic:  Uses of Metals

Unit 1:  Other properties of metals

Unit 2:  Uses of metals

Topic:  Processing Materials

Unit 1:  Combining materials

Topic:  Processed Materials

Unit 1:  Properties and uses

Revise all activities

Take note:  Terminology is important.



12th June








English Ø  Reading Comprehension (25 marks)

Ø  Language (15 marks)

·         Parts of Speech (Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb, Pronoun, Conjunction, Preposition).

·         Antonyms (opposites)

·         Synonyms (Similar words)

·         Punctuation marks (Quotation marks, question mark, full stop, capital letters).

·         Active and Passive Voice (remember to keep the tense the same).

·         Past, present and future continuous tense

Ø  Transactional Text:  Invitation (10 marks)

Please remember your stationery:  blue pens, pencils, erasers, ruler, colouring pencils / crayons.  NO HI-LIGHTERS.


13 June










Term 1

Ø  Whole numbers

Ø  Number sentences

Ø  Addition and subtraction

Ø  Numeric patterns

Ø  Multiplication (2 digit by 3 digit)

Ø  Time

Ø  Data handling

Ø  2D Shapes

Ø  Capacity

Term 2

Ø  Whole numbers

Ø  Common fractions

Ø  3D shapes


Ø  Problem solving and Mental Maths

Ø  Redo activities in textbook for practice, as well as redo activities in homework book for extra practice.


14th June



Afrikaans Leesbegrip:  ‘n Resep, ‘n Kort storie, ‘n Gedig

Taal in konteks:

Ø  Teenoorgestelde geslag

Ø  Koppeltekenwoorde

Ø  Verlede tyd

Ø  Korrekte leestekens

Ø  Intensiewe vorme

Ø  Voornaamwoorde

Ø  Meervoude

Ø  Verkleinwoorde

Ø  Stelsinne

Ø  Vraagsinne

Ø  Uitroepsinne

Ø  Trappe van Vergelyking



15th June







Social Sciences Geography

Ø  World Map- contents (pg. 5)

Ø  Provinces and Capital Cities (pg. 12)

Ø  Geographical Relief of South Africa: Draw and Label (pg. 37)

Ø  Term 1 Deserts (pg. 19)

Ø  Term 1 Mountains:  Mount Kilimanjaro (pg. 34)

Ø  Term 2 Rivers:  Pay attention to the activities

(pg. 39-40)

Ø  Human activities (pg. 41)


Ø  How early African Farmers lived in settled chiefdoms (pg. 47)

Ø  Beliefs and traditions of San and Khoikhoi (pg. 32)

Ø  Tools and weapons used by African farmers (pg. 51)

Ø  The Khoikhoi herders and Bartholomew Dias (pg. 29)

Ø  Similarities between African farmers and Khoikhoi:  Both had a chief, both kept animals

Ø  How farming changed the way the African Farmers lived (pg. 45-46)

Ø  Roles in an African Chiefdom (pg. 50)