Social Studies:
When studying my chosen disaster, I can:
q Understand how people respond in a variety of ways to a disaster
q Form questions related to the key concepts
q Follow the steps of the LEARN model
Teacher guidelines
q Identify who is effected in my chosen disaster
q Identify different roles that people play in my chosen disaster

CROSS CURRICULAR - 2009
CROSS CURRICULAR - 2009

CROSS CURRICULAR - 2009
Out of this World Level: 3 Planning Period: 3 - Senior ||
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Social Studies:
q Introduce learning focus- Disasters: The peoples’ Response.
q Brainstorms- what is a disaster? (multi-leveled impact) who is affected? (Inspiration)
q Brainstorm all the disasters we know (P&C)
q Class select one disaster.
- brainstorm all we know about it
- who was affected by that disaster?
- how did people respond?
q Bring all this learning together and then identify together the concepts and conceptual understanding.(P&C + value)
q Questioning- brainstorm types of questions that link with these concepts. (P&C/Value)
q Pathfinder set up. (Managing self)
Key Question : When disaster strikes, how does our world respond?
Learning to Live Together: K.C: Participating and Contributing
Learning Intention Success Criteria
q I can share ideas - Ask Questions
Listen to Others
Give opinions
q I can be an active member– Active participant
of a community values others roles accept winning and losing
Value: Co-operation
q I can work with others - Fair participation
Work within a group
Work together and support each other
q Follow instructions straight away - Listen when giving instruction
without having to be reminded or
told a second time. - Respond to given instructions smartly
K.C. Maintenance
Learning to Be:
o Responsible
o Confident
o Self-managing
o The Best I can be
Learning to Live Together
o Participating & Contributing
o Relating to Others
o Celebrating Successes
o Community Awareness
Learning Experiences
English / LEARN / Mathematics / P.E.
§ Group activities
§ Wardens / Peer Mediators / Monitors
§ Oral Discussions
§ Being a team member
§ Fulfilling responsibilities

In class children select behaviours that would show the value and each week children’s names are placed on the tree and celebrated during a syndicate assembly.

Learning to Learn:

Achievement Objectives
Learning Intentions

Examples of Learning Experiences

Assessment
Social Studies (AO4)
Strand: Place and Environment
q Understand how people make decisions about access to and use of resources.


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o S.M. Inquiry sheet – skills

Portfolios

o Inquiry Sheet?






Learning to Learn:

Achievement Objectives
Learning Intentions

Examples of Learning Experiences

Assessment
English
Oral:
Talk clearly in small and large groups about experiences, events, and ideas, organising material effectively and attending to others’ responses.
Listening:
Listen to and interact with others to clarify understanding in a group or class discussion.
Viewing:
Respond to and discuss meanings and ideas, identifying and describing the effects of and links between verbal and visual features.
Presenting:
Use verbal and visual features to communicate information, ideas, or narrative through layout, drama, video, or still photography.
LEARN:
(English will be covered throughout the Learn model.)
I can:
§ Present my information to a group.

§ Listen and interact with others
§ Respond to the main ideas, relating them to my own experiences

§ Use verbal and visual ideas to present my LEARN.

§ Use a variety of ICT tools when working through the LEARN process.
q LEARN: Leaping into it: Wk 6 / 7
§ Individuals brainstorm:(Graphic organise)
§ Identify key words / subtopics (Inspiration)
o Formulate focus questions – ( articulate what they need to know.)
o Learn: Exploring Wk 8 (Internet, using search engines,)
  • Identify information needed
  • Where information can be located
  • Use of key words to locate
  • Use a range of location tools
  • Skim and scan print
  • Use of internet (Own selection)
  • Select and reject information (internet sites)
  • Modify question

o Learn: Answering Wk 9 / 10 (Use own folder on server to save and keep info.)
§ Sorts and uses information (cut and paste)
§ Records information from more that 1 source in own words
§ Use a range of technology to record
(paper/word processors etc)
§ Translates visual and oral information into text.
§ Checks to ensure notes have answered the questions
§ Acknowledges sources of information.

o Learn: Reporting Wk 2 / 3 (T4)
§ Use a range of media formats and combine data, text, graphics and interpret findings
(Keynote, garage band, imovie, camera etc)
§ Communicate findings to small groups/class groups/ syndicate.

o Learn: Next Wk 4
§ Reflection: How did I go? (De Bonos Hats)
§ Self-Assessment
§ So what next with my information…
English
o Teachers to have own tracking to track English.
( Using L/E during LEARN/Class discussions

Learning to Learn:

Achievement Objectives
Learning Intentions

Examples of Learning Experiences

Assessment
Written Language
I can write on a variety of topics, shaping, editing, and reworking texts and arrange a genre and using vocabulary and conventions, such as spelling and sentence structure, appropriate to the genre.
Written Language
I can

q Write a range of poetry using different formats.

Use appropriate descriptive language to convey a message
o English: Written Language: Poetry
Teacher to model a variety of poetry formats
§ Looking at descriptive language
§ Layout Presentation
§ Link to Disaster topic as well as other learning areas.
Poetry published sheet to go into portfolios.