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Project Portfolios- Intermediate Phase

Note: These portfolios include some adapted portfolios from the US database of portfolios. As adaptive practitoners, South African teachers should be able to localise these to their own needs.

African Animal Safari (US - adapted)
Biomes (SA)
Float That Boat! (US - adapted)
Food for Thought (US - adapted)
Fractions Made Visual (US - adapted)
Go-Go Gadget: Invent and Machine (US - adapted)
The Great Bean Race
(US - adapted)
Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet (US - adapted)
The Moon (SA)
Olympic Games (SA)
Die Ongewenste Slak (SA-Afrikaans)
Rainforests (SA)
Red Light, Green Light (US - adapted)
Where in the World Is Cinderella? (US - adapted)

 

African Adventure Safari
Grade: 3-5, General Science
Learner naturalists help safari guests learn about diversity, interdependence, and wonder of life in the African wild.

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Biomes
Grade: 6 Language, Social Science
Learners investigate and analyse different sources of information gathered through research. They compare and evaluate their own and others’ biomes to conclude what make certain biomes more favourable.

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Die Ongewenste Slak

Grade 3-5: Natural Science
This unit asks learners to investigate about the snail and to decide on whether the snail is a pest or not.

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Where in the World Is Cinderella?
Grade: 3-5, Language, Social Sciences
Intermediate learners travel the world as they read the many tales of Cinderella, also known as Cendrillon, Ashpet, Yeh Shin, Tattercoats, and Cenicienta. Learners analyze the story and rewrite it from another point of view.

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Float That Boat!
Grade: 3-5, General Science
We B Toys just completed their annual customer satisfaction reviews of their toy boat line. They have learned that customers have complained that their boats tend to sink. They are looking for new toy boats and are offering to purchase R1 million worth of merchandise to the company that produces the best boat. Learner teams design new boats that will float and prepare proposals to market their boats.

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Food for Thought
Grade: 5, General Science, Mathematics
Intermediate Phase learners learn about health, nutrition, and consumerism as they create a new restaurant that offers healthy and appealing foods.

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Fractions Made Visual
Grade: 3-5, Mathematics
Learners take on the role of professionals who use fractions on the job. After researching, they create and share multimedia presentations or newsletters that demonstrate the importance of knowing fractions in their chosen professions.

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Go-Go Gadget: Invent a Machine
Grade: 3-5, General Science
Young inventors put their knowledge of simple machines to the test as they create new, labour-saving machines of their own!

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The Great Bean Race
Grade: 3-5, Science
Young botanists investigate plant growth as they compete in a bean stalk growing competition with learners from other geographic locations.

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Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet
Grade: 3-5, Science
Working in cooperative groups, learners become marine biologists and oceanographers, offering testimony to the United Nations about the health of various ocean ecosystems. Learners inform UN delegates about the fate of our oceans, and then offer ideas for protecting our watery world by creating informational brochures and presenting their findings.

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The Moon

Grade 5: Language, Natural Sciences
Learners will investigate the myths and other stories about the moon while determining what influence it has on their lives.

 

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Olympic Games

Grade 6 Social Science, Arts and Culture
This unit examines the impact that the Olympic Games has on promoting peace in the world.

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Rainforests

Grade 6, 7 Natural Science
How long before rainforests are gone? In this project learners will gain an understanding of the value of rainforests and decide whether their rate of destruction is cause for alarm.

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Red Light, Green Light
Grade: 3-5, Social Studies
A car accident in a school neighborhood motivates learners, parents, and community members to campaign for improved street safety. Learners collect, represent, and analyze traffic data in the area around their school, and they think of ways to make everyone safer.

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