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Graad 6

Curriculum 6h Grade (Ver 1.3 Dec 18)

This 6th grade curriculum is a new development, so the schedule might change a few times.
The title above shows the latest date and revision number.

 GRADE 6PronunciationVocabularyGrammarListening & ReadingSpeaking
Week 1
Dec 7 & 10
Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 1 & 2
(See Note A)
Color
Wind Directions
Seasons
(See Note A)
 Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 1 & 2
(See Note A)
 
Week 2
Dec 14 & 17
Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 3 & 4
(See Note A)
Months
Days of the Week
(See Note A)
 Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 3 & 4
(See Note A)
 
Week 3
Dec 21
Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 5 & 6
(See Note A)
Periods of Time
(See Note A)
Introduction
(See Note A)
Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 5 & 6
(See Note A)
 
Week 4
Jan 4 & 7
Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 7 & 8
(See Note A)
Pronouns
Cycles of Time
(See Note A)
Pronouns
(Subject, Object)
(See Note B)
Loekie die Leeu
Paragraphs 7 & 8
(See Note A)
 
Week 5
Jan 11 & 14
 Pronouns
Time of the day
(See Note A)
Possessive
(Pronouns, Adjectives)
(See Note B)
  
Week 6
Jan 21
 Numbers
Time
(See Note A)
Regular Verbs:
Present-Future-Past
(See Note C)
  
Week 7
Jan 25 & 26
 Question Words
(See Note A)
Questions
(See Note D)
  
Week 8
Feb 1 & 4
 Negation
(See Note A)
Negation
(See Note E)
  
Week 9
Feb 8 & 11
 The Family
Meals

(See Note A)
Third Spot:: Obj Pron
Third Spot: Negation
(See Note F)
  
Week 10
Feb 15 & 18
  Time Words
(See Note A)
Third Spot: Time Words
(See Note G)
  
Week 11
Feb 22 & 25
  Prepositions
(See Note A)
Prepositions
(See Note H)
  
Week 12
Mar 1 & 4
  Conjugated Verbs
(See Note I)
  
Week 13
Mar 8 & 11
  Prefixed Verbs &
Inseparable Comp. Verbs
(See Note J)
  
Week 14
Mar 15 & 18
    The Boy 1 & 2
(See Note B)
 
Week 15
Mar 22 & 25
    The Boy 3 & 4
(See Note B)
 
Week 16
Mar 29 Apr 1
 Test  (See Note A under Testing)
April 5-9 Spring Break     .
Week 17
Apr 12 & 15
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Week 18
Apr 19 & 22
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Week 19
Apr 26 & 29
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Week 20
May 3 & 6
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Week 21
May 10 & 13
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Week 22
May 17 & 20
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Week 23
May 24 & 27
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Week 24
Jun 3
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Week 25
Jun 7 & 10
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NOTES

PRONUNCIATION / LISTENING / READING

A. Pronounce and Understanding fluently: Listen several times with attention to pronunciation only. Reread the text a few  times to perfect your pronunciation. When you feel comfortable with your pronunciation, look at the translation. Now focus on understadning everything. Repeat the listening and speaking until you understand the Afrikaans fluently.  Make notes of words that you feel are difficult for you to pronounce or that you still do not understand. Share that with the instructor by clicking on the feedback link at the bottom of the screen. 

B. 1 --Understand fluently -- Listen to the first two versions of THE BOY several times. Pay attention during the 100% English version (100/0) of the story. Keep reading the second version (75% Eng /25% Afr) until you understand the Afrikaans fluently.  Do the same with version three (75/25) and version four (0/100)
2 -- Pronounce it -- For versions 2-4 read it out loud too until you feel your pronunciation is spot on. Make notes of words that you feel are harder for you to pronounce or understand and email the teacher.

VOCABULARY

A. Focus first on pronouncing well, then focus on being able to recall each term, and then focus on fast recall -- that means no hesitation!

GRAMMAR

A -- Listen to the Introduction and you should be able to explain the following concepts:
The sentence: What is a subject? What is a verb? What is an object?
Word types: What is a noun, a pronoun, a verb, an adjective, an adverb, a preposition?
Tenses: What is present, future, and past? What is a progressive (continuous) tense? What is a perfect tense?

B --  Do the activities on the Web site and know each word without any hesitation.

C -- Learn a list of regular verbs like slaap, sit, werk, eet, drink, etc. and make sentences in the present, future, and past tense.
Replace names of people with pronouns.

D -- Make questions with sentences that are in the present, future, or past tense sentences.

E --Make a sentence in present, future or past negative.

F -- The first spot is the subject, the second spot is the verb, and the third spot is the object.

G -- Work on sentences with either an object pronoun, a negation, or a time word and learn to place them correctly.

H --  Learn a select group of verbs that take prepositions, e.g. 'I speak TO you', and not 'I speak you'.

I -- Learn  TO HAVE and TO BE in Afrikaans.

J -- Learn to use these two verb groups that do not get the GE- added to the verb to make it past tense.

TESTING A

Pronunciation -- Read and pronounce so that any native speaker will understand everything you say.

Vocabulary -- Know all the terms so that you can do an English to Afrikaans test on all the terms.

Grammar -- Know the concepts, explain each principles and give examples. Do sentence translations.

Reading -- Read and explain selected texts.

Listening -- Hear a story and explain what you heard.