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Grade 6 Mathematics


English Activities

Topic 1: Relative and Indefinite Pronouns

A relative pronoun connects a phrase to a noun or another pronoun. Read on relative and indefinite pronouns and learn how they can be used to refer to people, places, animals, things, or ideas. Relative pronouns include who, which, whose, and more. Examples of Indefinite Pronouns include everywhere, everyone, anybody, everything, and more.

Topic 2: Forming Question Tags

What are the rules followed when creating question tags? Read on how to create question tags for both positive and negative statements. See interesting examples on question tags.

Topic 3: Phrasal Quantifiers

Phrasal quantifiers is a group of words that show amount or quantity (as a partial or out of a totality) of a noun. Examples of phrasal quantifiers are plenty of, a few of, many, e.t.c. How are phrasal quantifiers used alongside nouns? See examples of quantifiers for both countable and uncountable nouns.

Topic 4: Adverbs of Time, Place, Manner, and Frequency

An adverb is used to explain a noun, for instance He walked quickly. Quickly shows how fast he (noun) walked. Read more on adverbs of time, place, manner, and frequency and see examples in sentences.

Topic 5: Prepositions of Time, Direction, and Place

Prepositions are used before nouns to show time, direction, and place. Examples of prepositions include at, on, above, against. Learn how to used prepositions correctly in a sentence and see examples to help you understand.


Science and Technology Activities

Topic 1: Parts of a Plant: Leaves, Stem, Leaves, and Roots

Plants are a major part of the environment. A plant is made of different parts including flowers, roots, leaves, the stem and more. Identify these parts on a diagram and read on their features and functions. Explore the main types of roots; tap root and fibrous roots and their differences.

Topic 2: Invertebrates (Animals and their Environment)

Invertebrates are animals without a backbone. Read on the main categories of invertebrates including insects, arachnids, and Millipedes and centipedes. Learn the advantages of various invertebrates to the environment and more so to us, humans.

Topic 3: Human Circulatory System - The Human Body

The human circulatory system is composed mainly of the heart, the blood, and blood vessels. Observe diagrams to see the various parts of the heart and their features and functions. Read on the types of blood vessels and their functions. Learn and understand the four main blood groups and read on blood transfusion.

Topic 4: Human Reproductive System - The Human Body

The human reproductive system is divided into male reproductive system and the female reproductive system. Read on the male and female reproductive systems and learn on the functions of major parts of both systems. Further, read on the physical changes that occur in boys and girls during adolescence.

Topic 5: Properties of Matter - Expansion and Contraction and Composition of Air

In Grade 4, you were introduced to states of matter. Now, learn on expansion and contraction of liquids, gases, and liquids and how they are applied in real life. Did you know air is made up of different gases? Read on the composition of air and how different gases are used in everyday life.


Social Studies Activities

Topic 1: People, Population and Social Organisations: Bantus, Nilotes, Cushites, and Semites

Read on the four main language groups in Eastern Africa, they main reasons for migration, and how they are distributed across Eastern Africa. Learn the effects of high population distribution and the roles and functions of age sets, clans, school, and the community.

Topic 2: Political Systems and Governance

Read on the traditional forms of government in Eastern Africa, particularly the Nyamwezi and Buganda Kingdoms. Further read on the objectives, benefits, and challenges of the East African Community (EAC) that includes Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Topic 3: Resources and Economic Activities in Eastern Africa

Read on large scale crop farming, beef farming, fishing, and wildlife and tourism as the major economic activities with Eastern Africa. Further learn about transport in Eastern Africa, including road, railway, air, pipeline, and cable networks. Read about mining in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Topic 4: Citizenship in Kenya

What is citizenship? Who is a citizen? How does one become a Kenyan citizen? This is an interesting topic that answers all those questions and tells you of your rights as a Kenyan citizen such as Right to Life, Right to Education, Freedom of association, and more. Read about your responsibilities as a Kenyan citizen.

Topic 5: Human Rights in Kenya

As a human and a Kenya citizen, you have rights, whether a child or an adult. Your rights can be divided into three: political rights, social rights, and economic rights. Read more on these rights, how you can demonstrate respect for these rights, and how rights are often violated and abused in Kenya.