New Worksheets and Exams 2018

NEW Worksheets and Practice Exams for 2018

Written by Adrian Marnewick

We’ve added over 3,000 brand new questions to WorksheetCloud!

I’m happy to announce that the hard work our Curriculum Development team has been putting in over the past few months has definitely paid off.

Today we announce the launch of over 3,000 new questions and answers added to WorksheetCloud in Grades 4 to 8. As requested by our loyal parents and learners, we’ve expanded our subject and topic selection to add even more value to your child’s learning.

The best part is that all this new content is included as part of your WorksheetCloud membership at NO extra cost!

The list of NEW worksheets and practice exams appears below. But if you’d like to see our complete list of worksheets and exams, click here.

Remember you can only access our new worksheets and exams if you have a WorksheetCloud membership. Not a member? Sign up here.

NEW Worksheets and Practice Exams

IMPORTANT: Remember that this is a list of NEW content added. To see our FULL list of subjects and topics, click here. We are continuing to add new worksheets on a weekly basis.

Grade 4 / Graad 4


  • Idioms and proverbs
  • Figures of speech – similes, metaphors, alliteration, rhythm, rhyme
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Verbs – regular, irregular, finite, infinitive, stative, auxillary, transitive, intransitive


  • Direkte en indirekte rede
  • Homofone en homonieme
  • Voegwoorde

History / Geskiedenis

  • San hunter-gatherers / San jagter-versamelaars
  • The present and history of a local area / Die hede en verlede van ‘n plaaslike gebied
  • Introduction to History / Inleiding tot Geskiedenis

Geography / Geografie

  • Uses of water / Hoe water verbruik word
  • Water as a resource / Water as ‘n hulpbron
  • Landmarks and directions / Bakens en roete
  • Places to live and jobs people do / Plekke om te woon en werke wat mense doen
  • Side views and plan views
  • Grid references
  • Kaart van Suid-Afrika

Grade 5 / Graad 5


  • Conjunctions and interjections
  • Figures of speech – similes, metaphors, personification, onomatopoeia
  • Homophones and homonyms
  • Prefixes and suffixes


  • Verkleining
  • Voornaamwoorde – persoonlik, besitlik en vraend

History / Geskiedenis

  • Heritage in the Eastern Cape / Erfenis in die Oos-Kaap
  • Heritage in the North West

Geography / Geografie

  • A physical map of Africa / Fisiese kaart van Afrika
  • Groot stede van Afrika
  • Suid-Afrika van bo gesien
  • Rivers

Natural Science / Natuurwetenskappe

  • Importance of South African fossils
  • Kombinasie van materiale

Grade 6 / Graad 6


  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Sentences – subject, verb, object
  • Verbs and adverbs
  • Poetry: The Highwayman
  • Figures of speech – similes, metaphors, personification, onomatopoeia
  • Conjunctions and prepositions


  • Samestellings en afleidings
  • Sinonieme en antonieme

History / Geskiedenis

  • Link between Western and holistic healing / Skakel tussen holistiese en Westerse vorme van genesing
  • Changing societies: K2 and Shroda
  • Marco Polo

Geography / Geogradie

  • Die halfronde

Natural Science / Natuurwetenskappe

  • The Sun / Die Son

Grade 7 / Graad 7


  • Simple, compound and complex sentences
  • Figures of speech – rhyme, rhythm, alliteration, similes, metaphors
  • Literal, figurative and emotive language
  • Punctuation
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Adjectives – degrees of comparison
  • Nouns – common, proper, abstract, collective
  • Synonyms
  • Tenses


  • Gedigte
  • Samestellings en afleidings
  • Lydende en bedrywende vorm

History / Geskiedenis

  • Arrival of the British and expanding frontiers of European settlement / Aankoms van die Britte en die uitbreiding van die grense van Europeses nedersetting
  • The Eastern Frontier of European settlement / Die oostelike grens van Europese nedersetting
  • The Northern Frontier of European settlement
  • West Africa before the European slave trade (16th century) / Wes-Afrika voor die Europese slawehandel
  • Slavery in the American South
  • Timboektoe – Leo Africanus, die stad en handel

Geography / Geografie

  • Management of resources / Bestuur van hulpbronne
  • Natural resources / Natuurlike helpbronne
  • Water in South Africa
  • Local and street maps
  • Distance and scale

Natural Science / Natuurwetenskappe

  • Classification of living things / Klassifikasie van lewende dinge
  • Diversity of animals
  • Diversity of plants

Grade 8 / Graad 8

English Home Language

  • Active and passive voice
  • Homophones and homonyms
  • Pronouns – personal, relative, reflexive, possessive
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Advertising
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Verbs – irregular, main, auxiliary
  • Comprehension: Making all the right moves

English First Additional Language

  • Active and passive voice
  • Figures of speech – similes, metaphors, personification, alliteration, assonance
  • Homophones and homonyms
  • Punctuation
  • Poetry
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Verbs and adverbs – place, degree, manner, time

Afrikaans Huistaal

  • Sinonieme en antonieme
  • Homofone, homonieme en paronieme
  • Ontkenning

Afrikaans Eerste Addisionele Taal

  • Gedigte
  • Soorte sinne
  • Tyd – teenwoordige, verlede, toekomende
  • Direkte en indirekte rede

History / Geskiedenis

  • Apects of experiences in World War 1 / Aspekte van die ervarings van die Eerste Wereldoorlog
  • Reasons why World War 1 broke out
  • The defeat of Germany and the Treaty of Versailles
  • Women in Britain during World War 1 / Vroue in Brittanje tydens die Eerst Wereldoorlog

Geography / Geografie

  • Satellite images / Satellietbeelde

Natural Science / Natuurwetenskappe

  • The Milky Way Galaxy / Die Melkweg Sterrestelsel
  • The Sun / Die Son
  • Light years, hours and minutes / Ligjare, ligure en ligminute
  • Expansion and contraction of materials

Remember, we’re adding new worksheets on a weekly basis.

Are we missing subjects or topics you need? Post your comments below.

The Author - Adrian Marnewick

Adrian is the Product Director and Co-founder of Learning Lab Apps, the company that develops WorksheetCloud. He is an activist for technology in education, but also a firm believer in the effectiveness of good, old fashioned, hands-on teaching.

WorksheetCloud is the most exciting way to study for exams and tests!

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  1. Nyameka Jada

    You dont have Maths lessons for Gr6?

    • Kayleen Olivier

      Hi Nyameka

      Thanks for your message.

      We do cater for Grade 6 Maths! You can see all the subjects we currently offer for Grade 6 here:

      WorksheetCloud is an online resource that gives you access to interactive and printable worksheets to help your child revise and practise for class tests and exams. All the worksheets are based on the South African CAPS curriculum which means that they are 100% relevant to the work your child is doing in class.

      We also include detailed memorandums that include the answers and model explanations and working-out for each and every question.

      I hope this helps. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us at any time or visit our FAQ at for quick answers to your questions.

      Kayleen 🙂


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