Exam Scopes Grade 7


Scope of exam work


Grade 7 – September 2017 Examination





Matshwao a puo

  • Malatodi

  • Mabitsohohle

  • Maemediqho


Life Orientation 

Careers (Unit 5) p. 57,58,59,60,62,63 

  • 5.1     Career fields. p. 57

  • 5.1.1   Qualities relating to each field: Interests and abilities. p. 58-59.

  • 5.1.2   School subjects related to each career field. p. 59-60.

  • 5.1.3   Work environment and activities in each career field. p. 60

  • 5.1.5   Challenges within each career field. p. 62

  • 5.1.6   Levels of schooling – requirements for each career field. p. 62

  • 5.1.7   Duration of study for each career field. p. 63 

Health, social and environmental responsibility: Substance abuse. (UNIT 1) 

  • 1.1.1   Types of substance abuse: 

    Legal substances p 70

    Illegal substances p71-72 

  • 1.1.2   Symptoms of substance abuse. p 72-73

  • 1.1.5   Prevention measures: Early detection. 

Social Science 


Khoi/San comparison

  • Why did the Khoi disappear from the Western and Southern Cape regions?

  • Dutch contribution to the Cape.

  • Slavery at the Cape.

  • Map content (Research Project)  


  • Vocabulary. Know meaning of all words.

  • Push and pull factors influencing the development of a country.

  • Factors influencing migration, birth and death rates. 


  • Figures of speech:   

  • Metaphor




    Parts of speech.

  • Simple Tenses: Past and Present.

  • Prepositions

  • Adverbial clause.

  • Subject and Predicate.

  • Subject and verb agreement.

  • Antonyms and Synonyms.

  • Suffix, Prefix and root words.

  • Comparative adjectives.

  • Indirect / Reported speech.

  • Active and Passive voice.


Alle gedigte vir Kwartaal 3.

  • Soortname, Versamelname, bywoorde

  • Byvoeglike naamwoorde

  • Byvoeglike en bywoordelike sinne.

  • Saamgestelde sinne

  • Sinonieme + Antonieme

  • Leestekens

  • Afkortings an Akronieme

  • Meervoude

  • Trappe van Vergelyking

  • Direkte en Indirekte Rede

  • Voornaamwoorde

  • Tydsvorme

  • Afleidings

  • Voorsetsels

  • Letterlik / Figuurlik 

Natural Science 

Sources of energy p. 191 

Non-renewable-and Renewable Sources of energy (p.192-201)

Know all definitions in word banks.

  • Know different sources that fall in the Non-Renewable- and Renewable sources of energy categories – you can be asked to draw up a table.

  • You must know the advantages and disadvantages of all sources in Act 1 p. 196 and Act 2 p. 199.

  • Study extra practice and Summary. 

Potential and Kinetic energy p. 202: 

Potential and kinetic energy p 203-207

Check myself p.203

  • Lesson 1 and Lesson 2.

  • Word bank. 

    Potential energy and kinetic energy in systems (p208-222) 

  • Lesson 1, Lesson 3, Lesson 4, Lesson 5

  • You must be able to use any example of systems and draw the energy transfer in a flow diagram.

  • Know the law of conservation.

  • Study all word banks.

  • Work through all activities, assessments and practical activities completed.

  • Summary

    Heat energy (p 223-238)

    Lesson 1-4 (very important)

    Know the three ways that heat can be transferred.

    You must be able to name them and explain each of them for between 4-12 marks.

    Know all diagrams / pictures with labels.

    Work through all activities and assessments.


Insulation and energy saving (p. 239-255)

Check myself p.240

  • Solar water heating systems (the five major parts in the systems) p. 241

  • Know the two types of solar water heaters, you must be able to compare them and write at least two differences between them. (Act. 1 p. 243)

  • Insulators and conductors in everyday life. p. 246-247

  • Conservation of heat energy in homes and buildings; know what thermally efficient houses should have / look like. p. 251-252

  • Definitions of all word banks in this whole unit.

  • Work through all activities and assessments.

  • Summary 

Energy transfer to surroundings (p. 256-266) 

  • Energy efficiency p. 257-258

  • Extra practice

  • Summary 

The National Electricity supply system (p. 267-279)

Know all pictures with labels.

  • Energy flow through the national electricity grid. p. 268-270

  • Ways to use energy wisely. p. 275-276

  • Definitions in all the word banks.

  • Work through all activities and extra practices.

  • Summary 


  • Whole numbers p 1-7

  • Exponents p 8-11

  • 2-D shapes (Area etc) p. 18-24; 38-39

  • Fractions p 26-35

  • Functions / Relationships p36-37; 44-45

  • Numeric / Geometric Patterns p 40-43

  • Algebraic Expressions / Equations p 46-49

  • Graphs p 50-52

  • Transformations p53-56

  • 3-D shapes p 57-59

  • Integers p 60-62 


  • Entrepreneurs: 




  •  Medium


    AIDA principles

    SWOT analysis.

    Simple cost calculations

    Variable, fixed, total cost and unit price.

    Inequality and poverty:

  • Causes of social economic imbalances

    Urban and Rural challenges. 


  • Electrical systems and control p. 132-140 

  • Study all the work, activities, practical’s that we completed.

  • Study all word banks.

  • Study the summary.

    Recycling  p.141-147 

    Study all the work, activities, practical’s that we completed.

    Study all word banks.

  • Study the summary. 

    Electricity and electrical systems p. 148-158

  • Study all the work, activities, practicals.

  • Study all word banks.

  • Circuit diagrams and symbols are very important.

  • You must be able to draw electrical circuits.

  • Electromagnets are also very important.

  • Study summary. 

    Mechanical systems and control p 159-168 

  • Study all the work, activities, practical’s that we completed.

  • You must be able to look at a picture and identify the effort, load and pivot.

  • You must be able to draw a picture as well about cranks and pulleys and be able to identify where the effort, load and pivot will be.

  • Study all word banks.

  • Study the summary.

  • Remember that you must also be able to answer questions about your project and possibly make a drawing.

  • Study p. 48-65. Term 1 work as well.



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