Articles by: Annetjie Mocke

ARTS AND CULTURE GRADE 8

ARTS AND CULTURE GRADE 8

    This week, the Grade 8 Culture class performed their own POLYRHYTHMS! The students were divided up into groups of four and had to compose four different rhythms to a steady beat. Each student in the group was responsible for either stamping, clapping, patting or clicking! What interesting and well put together rhythms we heard! The class had great[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Geography
THE HEATING OF THE ATMOSPHERE

THE HEATING OF THE ATMOSPHERE

This week, our Gr 10 Geography students will be learning about the heating of the ATMOSPHERE. Last week, we discussed the structure and composition of the atmosphere. This lead us to discussing the current environmental issues surrounding our earth and whether or not our atmosphere is in danger! We had a very interesting DEBATE: Are people able to adapt to[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 Geography
QUEEN appreciation & Makin’ some NOISE!!!

QUEEN appreciation & Makin’ some NOISE!!!

This week the Gr 9 Arts and Culture class will be watching a dvd of one of Queen’s live performances. It is part of our Music appreciation lesson! Today, the Gr 8’s had some time to practice Polyrhythms. We had great fun clappin, patting, stamping and clicking to different rhythms!

by March 12, 2012 Visual Art
GEOGRAPHY: Satelites and The Atmosphere

GEOGRAPHY: Satelites and The Atmosphere

This week, the Gr 11 Geography students will be looking at satelites and how they capture data, process it and transmit it back to Earth. A very HOT TOPIC in the news at the moment, is South Africa’s bid to host the SKA which, in a nutshell, is a bid to host the Worlds’ largest telescope.   Click here to read[Read More…]

by March 12, 2012 Geography
CULTURE VULTURE!

CULTURE VULTURE!

This term, the Grade 8 class focused on and studied Pop Culture in South Africa. We looked at what things tie us together and make us call ourselves proudly South African! We listened to and discussed a famous call and response song like “Shosholoza” and what feelings are evoked when we listen to it; especially at sporting events like the[Read More…]

by March 8, 2012 Visual Art
Did you know?

Did you know?

This week all my Gr 10 and Gr 11 Geography students will be presenting their oral presentations. The topic is “Did you know?” My favourite example around this topic is: “Did you know that Africa is as wide as it is long??” Ah ha…bet you, you didn’t! This is all because when we try to project the 3D world onto[Read More…]

by March 5, 2012 Geography