Geography

FOOD AND FARMING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Everything you need to teach this topic from the Grade 4 CAPS curriculum. 13 presentations, each with their own notes and worksheets for learners on the following:

PEOPLE AND FOOD
Food people eat
Ways people get their food
WAYS OF FARMING
Farming for self and family (subsistence farming)
Farming crops and animals to sell
Growing food in towns and cities
CROP AND STOCK FARMING
Stock farming
A dairy farm – case study of stock farming in South Africa
Location of main crop and stock farming areas in South Africa
Important crops of South Africa
A banana farm – case study of fruit farming in South Africa
UNPROCESSED AND PROCESSED FOODS
Unprocessed and processed foods
How and why foods are processed
From farm to factory to shop to home

CLIMATE AND VEGETATION AROUND THE WORLD

GRADE 6 CAPS Curriculum

Includes the following lessons:

CLIMATE AROUND THE WORLD
Difference between weather and climate
Hot, mild and cold climates of the world
Wet and dry areas of the world
TROPICAL RAINFORESTS
Climate: temperature and rainfall patterns
Natural vegetation and wildlife
Deforestation – reasons, consequences
HOT DESERTS
Climate: temperature and rainfall patterns
Natural vegetation and wildlife
Human adaptation
CONIFEROUS FORESTS
Climate: temperature and rainfall patterns
Natural vegetation and wildlife
Human activities

Weather, Climate Vegetation
Weather, Climate and Natural Vegetation in South Africa

An eleven lesson teaching pack for Grade 5 with the following topics:

WEATHER
Precipitation – rain, hail and snow
Determining and describing wind direction
How weather affects the daily lives of people
RAINFALL
Rainfall in South Africa
Rainfall patterns
CLIMATE
Difference between weather and climate
Different kinds of climate in South Africa
Climate of own area
NATURAL VEGETATION
Natural vegetation
Links between natural vegetation and climate
Savannah grasslands – a case study

Fourteen power point presentations trace the history and concepts of Money, Trading and Business. Follow up using the notes and worksheets for learners.

Why people trade; Bartering in the Ancient World; Money, trading and business words; What is money? The history of money; Things that we should all know about money; Responsibility – looking after our money; Budgets; Banks and banking; International Currencies; Going into business – A Business Plan; Different Types of Business; Shares, Stocks and Bonds; Interest and Dividends.