Genre: Poem – Klara Majola (D.J. Opperman)
The project includes all aspects as required by the ATP 2023.
Suitable for Home Language or First Additional Language learners for Grades 5 or 6 as the project has clear guidelines for the whole research and writing process.
It can even be done with Gr. 7 as it is easy to adjust the marks.
Introductory activity: Information about research and how one does research as an introduction
Timeline for the project to complete
Pre-reading activity: Prediction of events in poem using pictures
Read the poem (complete poem as well as legend provided and typed out): Klara Majola
Research (10 marks) – Comprehension-type questions about the genre (story) as an introduction.
– Information about the writer included as well as comprehension questions as guidelines
– Make a poster about the poet
Writing (30 marks) – Planning – design a new cover page for the story.
Design an honourary item for a South African hero of your choice.
Write a praise poem for your hero of choice.
Recite your poem and present the honourary item and poster of the poet as part of your presentation.
All features, elements, and frameworks are included for the writing genre to lighten the teacher’s admin burden.
Presentation (20 marks) – Present your book (guidelines and framework included for preparing the presentation).
Approximately 45 pages.
The whole project consists of a workbook of about 45 pages to complete the process (copy double-sided).
Includes all rubrics and memorandums for all parts of the project.
Available in PDF and Word but the Word doc may shift the tables etc. around and change the font. Teacher can therefor use sections from the Word doc and PDF as preferred.