Exam Scopes Grade 7

Scope of exam work
Grade 7 – November 2017 Examination



Life Orientation
Personal diet and nutrition. p.102-103
Nutrition: - What is a balanced diet? p 104
What are healthy eating habits? p 105
Common diseases. p 109
Causes of diseases. p 109 – 110
Social factors. p 110
Economic factors p 110
Environmental factors. p 111
The role of alcohol and tobacco in the causes of diseases. p 111
The role of poor eating habits in the causes of diseases. p 111
The role of physical activity in the causes of diseases. p 111
What causes Tuberculosis, diabetes, epilepsy, obesity, anorexia, HIV and Aids? p 112-113.
Word banks p 109, 111,

Social Science

Natural resources: 
Natural resources on earth – including water, air, forests, soil, animal and marine life.
Use and abuse of selected examples.
Management of resources:
Concept of conservation – including reasons for conservation.
Conservation areas (including marine reserves)
Purpose and location.
Case Study of a selected area.
Eco-tourism – examples
Water in South Africa
The water cycle.
Who uses South Africa’s water (pie graph of water users)
Availability of water and requirements in South Africa.
River health and the care of catchment areas.
Disappearing wetlands and why conservation is necessary – case study.
Responsible use of water resources – agricultural, industrial and domestic users.

Arrival of British and the expanding frontiers of European settlement.
The Eastern frontier of European settlement.
Frontier wars on the eastern frontier of European settlement.
Case study: Chief Maqoma(1798-1873) and Xhosa resistance to British rule.
Case study: Andries Stockenström (1792-1864) and his involvement on the Eastern frontier of European settlement
British immigration
Boers migrate and move into the interior: Great Trek.
The Northern frontier of European settlement
Expanding trade relationships on the northern frontier of European settlement.
Kora and Griqua( groupings of people of mixed descent and runaway slaves who had escaped from the Colony): Traded manufactured goods, tobacco and pack oxen from the Cape.
The Southern borders of the Tswana world: traded ivory, hides, skins an furs, iron and copper with Kora and Griqua.
Missionaries and traders.
Case Study: Robert Moffat (1795-1883) at Kuruman.


Figures of speech:- Metaphor
Parts of speech
Comparative Adjectives
Complex/Compound sentences
Adverbial / adjectival Clauses
Prefixes and Suffixes
Antonyms and Synonyms
Punctuation: Semi colon; full stop; inverted commas; apostrophe; question mark; comma; exclamation mark.
Passive voice
Reported speech
Subject and Verb agreements

Creative Arts (Drama)

Story telling – Vocal Techniques:
Vocal modulation
Careers – The Support Team:
Stage managers
Stage Hands
Wardrobe Supervisor
Props Assistant
Lights and sound Technicians
Careers using drama skills: - Drama Therapist
Master of Ceremonies
List of Questions when choosing a folktale.
Skills of a good story teller.
Drama elements from real life.


Werkwoorde - Eiename
Soortname - Persoonlike voornaamwoorde
Soorte Sinne - Trappe van Vergelyking
Verlede Tyd - Toekomende Tyd
Ontkenning - Punktuasie
Kappies  ^ - Deeltekens 

Natural Science

Focus on all Term 3 and Term 4 work (pg 191 – 333)
Study all word banks, Summaries, and Activities / Assessments that were completed during Term 3 and 4.
Study all pictures with labels.  You must be able to look at pictures and interpret it using the knowledge that you have gained from the work in Term 3 and 4.
Learn all diagrams with special focus on the unit about Potential and Kinetic energy.
You must be able to draw pictures to explain your answers when requested with special focus on Term 4 work.

Exponents pg 8 - 2D-shapes pg 12
Lines pg 25 - Fractions pg 26
Graphs pg 50 - Integers pg 63
Data Handling pg 63 - Probability pg 70
Transformations pg 53  - Financial Calculations pg 74
Algebraic Expressions / Equations pg 46, 48, 73
Numeric & Geometric Patterns pg 40
Functions & Relationships pg 36, 72
Area, Perimeter, Volume, Surface Area pg 38,57


Services offered by banks.
Community saving schemes.
The role of banks.
Sustainable use of resources.
Purpose of savings.
Social economic imbalances.
Variable costs and fixed costs.
Statement of net worth.


You have to study all work for Term 3 and Term 4 (pg 132-212)
Learn all word banks, summaries and activities / assessments through the terms for shorter questions such as definitions, match column A and column B, complete sentences by filling in missing words.
Long questions come from Electrical Circuits, Machines and mechanisms, Food and Shelter for refugees, Processing emergency refugee food and Emergency workers’ clothing materials.
You need to be able to read a case study and answer relevant questions about it.





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