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Making the Grade e-pubs and PDFs

The Making the Grade parent handbooks are a grown-up’s guide to going to school. The series consists of four short, easy-to-read guides – one each for Pre-School, Grade R/0, Grade 1 and Grades 4-6.

These invaluable books answer all the questions a parent or caregiver might want to ask a teacher and ensure co-operative involvement in early childhood learning. Written by experienced teachers they offer useful and practical tips for parents and caregivers who need to know what is expected of learners in certain grades.

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Making the Grade e-pubs and PDFs

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    ‘Boy’ by Roald Dahl – Resource Pack

    Illustrated worksheets with games & activities. Suitable for Grades 7-8. ‘Boy’ is an autobiography written by British writer Roald Dahl. He recounts his days as a child growing up in England. It tells of his years as a prankster at boarding school to his  position as a chocolate tester for...
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    ‘diamond boy’ Resource Pack

    This riveting novel is a great read for young adults. Full of drama and action, it tells of the journey to adulthood of Patson and his younger sister. A thorough resource pack that guides learners through the plot, characters and themes of this novel, written by Michael Williams. It also...
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    ‘Pygmalion’ Resource Pack

    This resource pack looks at the ever-popular play by George Bernard Shaw. A thorough resource pack that guides learners through the plot, characters and themes of this play. Contextual questions with suggested answers are included. Learners are also guided in the art of writing a literature essay, and ideas for...
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    ‘The Eighth Man’ Resource Pack

    This detective novel by Michael Williams is very popular with teenagers. A classic whodunnit that is set in Somerset West, but the action moves all over South Africa. It narrates the journey of Inspector Jake Mulligan as he sifts through the evidence related to two criminal cases: one involving an...
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    The Petals of Blood Resource Pack

    Unravelling this complex novel by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o in an innovative and creative manner. Supplementary material to Macrat’s  ‘Bones’ publication. No of pages: 24 Suitable for grades 11-12. Author: I. Barnsley and the Macrat Team
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    A Midsummer Night’s Dream resource pack

    Explore the play with your classes, making Shakespeare fun and exciting. Activities include questions per scene, plus writing and oral exercises. Crosswords and word games bring the play to life!  Suggested answers included. Recommended for Gr 8 – 9. Author: Jenny Janisch Download, copy and teach!
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    A Novel Project

    Get your learners to read! ‘A Novel Project’ has been designed to involve your learners with reading and to encourage appreciation of reading. The resource pack has been divided into two sections: ** Teacher’s section including assessment rubrics, book lists and additional guidelines ** Pages for learners – Catch the...
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  • IEB poetry pack Gr 12 FAL (2017 - 2019)

    All Creatures Great and Small: animal poetry

    Thematic poetry pack The pack contains 12 poetry worksheets dealing with animals.  An idea for a thematic project is also included. Some of the poems covered: Mantis, A Newly Born Calf, Esther’s tomcat, The Eagle … Compiled and prepared by Macrat Publishing. Suitable for grades 10-11.
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  • IEB poetry pack Gr 12 FAL (2017 - 2019)

    Approaches to Unseen Poetry

    A step by step guide on how to approaches unseen poetry (suitable for Grades 10 – 12), with plenty of exercises.
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    Babe

    Putting film study into action: reinforcing the basics of film study by using this movie. A fun pack that offers plenty of opportunities to identify and explain various skills used in film study. Recommended for Gr 7 – 9. Author: B. Naude No of pages: 22
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  • Bones Revision Timesaver: King Lear

    Bones Revision Timesaver: ‘Buckingham Palace’, District Six

    PDF version of Bones: ‘Buckingham Palace’, District Six. A4 format. ‘The Bones’ helps learners revise efficiently and intelligently, and provides useful hints on how to study and what to study. Suitable for Grades 10 – 12. Total number of pages: 48 Author/s: Morgan McArthur and Imogen Browne
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  • Bones Revision Timesaver: King Lear

    Bones Revision Timesaver: A Grain of Wheat

    PDF version of Bones: A Grain of Wheat. A4 format. ‘The Bones’ helps learners revise efficiently and intelligently, and provides useful hints on how to study and what to study. Suitable for Grades 11/12. Total number of pages: 52 Author/s: Ana Ferreira and Sharon Fitzgerald
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