Exam Scopes Grade 4


Scope of exam work


Grade 4 – September 2017 Examination


•Potso 1
-Comprehension: kholoro ya patsi
-Qetella dipolelo, sebedisa mantswe ho tswa
-“Kholoro ya patsi”
•Potso 2
-lekgathe lejwale
-lekgathe lefitile
-lekgathe letlang
-lekgathe lephiti
•Potso 3
Bonngwe le bongata (singular and plural)
Fetola depolelo tse latelang ho “bongata”

Life Skills

•Cultural groups in South Africa.
•Which cultural group eats the follow: - challah
•Different places of worship / meeting for different religious groups.
•Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and Jewish people.

Safety in and around water.
•The do’s and don’ts around water.
•What people / children can or cannot do in and around water.

Natural Sciences & Technology

•Energy from the sun: p134 – 135
•Types of energy: p142
•Word bank: p147
•What is a machine? P148
•Word bank: p149
•Input and output: p150
•Explain what a system is. p 154
•Three types of musical instruments: p158 – 159
•Seven steps of the technological process. P171 – 172 (Only headings)
•Word bank: p 175
•What is sound? P 175
•Structure of human ear. P 179, fig 13.2
•Word bank p181
•What is the pitch of a sound? P183


Social Science

•Animal transport; carts, wagons and coaches; the bicycle p 86-87
•The motorcar and transport on land p. 88-89
•How a steam engine works p 87
•Ships that transports oil p. 94
•Rafts, canoes and reed boats p. 91
•The first sailing ships – all five. p 91-92
•The inventors of the compass. p 91
•The date of the first airplane was built and the two brothers who built it. p. 95
•The hot air balloon. p 95


•Subsistence and commercial farming p74-75
•Crop farming in South Africa. p76
•Stock farming – large and small stock, poultry farming p. 78-79
•Plants and animals grown and kept in towns and cities p.75
•Foods from plants and animals. Activity 9 p. 82
•Ways people get their food p. 73
•Processed and unprocessed foods p.81


•Present and Past tense


•Vraagwoorde (Wie? Wat? Waar? Waarheen?)
•Leestekens (Punt . Uitroepteken ! Vraagteken?)
•Voorsetsels (Prepositions)
•Voegwoorde bv want / maar (conjunctions)
•Bywoorde (Adverbs)
•Antonieme (Antonyms)
•Learn all the above examples as done in class.


•Basics:  1) Bonds
2) Tables ( x ÷ 2 – 12)
•Direct Calculations
1)Addition                4 digits
3)Multiplication (short) : 4 digits by 1 digit
:2digits by 2 digits (long)
4)Division (short)
4 digits by 1 digit
•Calculations as above.
•Rules for x ÷ 10, 100, 1000 and how to apply it.




















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