Carolynn Bruton's Grade 2 Class 2
Springfield Covent School
Cape Town, South Africa

Collecting Items and Graph


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Visual Arts

Identifies and uses patterns found in the immediate environment, using various materials in organised sequences and in combination.


The learner will be able to apply technological processes and skills ethically and responsibly using appropriate information and communication technologies.

Social sciences (Geography)

LO3: Identifies and describes environmental issues in the place where the learner lives or goes to school 

Natural sciences

(LO 1:  Scientific Investigations) The learner will be able to act confidently on curiosity about natural phenomena, and to investigate relationships and solve problems in scientific, technological and environmental contexts.

Learning Area: Mathematics

LO5:  Data Handling

The learner will be able to collect, summarise, display and critically analyse data in order to draw conclusions and make predictions, and to interpret and determine chance variation.

Assessment standards

We know this when the learner:

  • Collects data (alone and/or as a member of a group or team) in the classroom and school environment to answer questions posed by the teacher
  • Sorts physical objects according to one attribute chosen by the teacher.
  • Gives reasons for collections being grouped in particular ways.
  • Draws pictures and constructs pictographs that have a 1-1 correspondence between own data and representations.
  • Describes own or a peer’s collection of objects, explains how it was sorted, and answers questions about it.

Learning Area: Languages (Home language)

LO5:Thinking and reasoning:

  • Uses language for thinking:
  • Works with charts:
    • fills in charts (e.g. a timetable of daily activities);
    • carries out a class survey and records the information in a chart or simple bar graph


Patricia Knox & Susan Silverman - Fall Into Autumn 2004