Assignment 2 (Curriculum analysis – paragraphs) You are required to write a br

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Assignment
2 (Curriculum analysis – paragraphs)
You are required to write a brief
analysis of an IP subject’s CAPS curriculum document. You should choose ONE
subject of your choice, locate and examine the CAPS document (online or via
FUNDA in other didactical subjects for which you are registered) and answer the
following questions.
a)
Is the curriculum you have
chosen predominantly a competence or performance model of curriculum?
Substantiate your answer with examples and quotes from the curriculum.
b)
Is the type of pedagogy
expected from the curriculum made explicit? How can you infer what types of
teaching methods and approaches should be followed?
c)
Is the progression in the
content knowledge between grades clear and logical?
d)
Is the pacing (speed at which
the curriculum indicates learners should cover the work) clearly stipulated?
And is the pacing realistic according to the learners you have observed/taught.
Your submission should meet
the following requirements:

Your answers to EACH question
should be written in paragraph form and in an academic style.

All your answers should be
substantiated with reasons – connecting curriculum theory to examples of what
evidence you see in the curriculum document to support your analysis.

Your answers should demonstrate
your thorough engagement with the resources provided and referenced on FUNDA
(including the prescribed reading) which have informed your analysis and
commentary.

References to all resources
used for to substantiate your ideas – in-text and in a final reference list
Remember you are evaluated at this level (NQF 7) for your
analysis, synthesis, judgement and critical thinking skills in the
interpretation of the subject matter.
Insight and application are important skills to cultivate.
Marking guide:
Criteria
Max Score
Answer to question A shows a clear understanding of
curriculum theory and application to subject’s curriculum chosen.
4
Answer to question B shows a clear understanding of
curriculum theory and application to subject’s curriculum chosen.
4
Answer to question C shows a clear understanding of
curriculum theory and application to subject’s curriculum chosen.
4
Answer to question D shows a clear understanding of
curriculum theory and application to subject’s curriculum chosen.
4
Answers
are substantiated with references to the literature prescribed in the module
5
Referencing technique
4
Total
25

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