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Hispanic Countries

  • 25 April 2018
  • Posted by: Sasha-Gay Porter-Dwyer
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Hispanic Countries
Students’ age range: 12-14
Main subject: Foreign languages
Topic: Hispanic Countries
 
Description: 1. Students will place themselves in groups of threes. A member of each group will select a strip with a Hispanic country. Students will be required to conduct a brief research on the selected Hispanic country. They will provide information on the following: capital, location, flag of the country, religions practiced, main exports, any information of interest. Each group will receive copies of the book World Atlas and a tablet. Each group will also receive a link to website. 2. Groups will then present their information in a creative manner. 3. Each group will be required to provide feedback at the end of each presentation.

Geography as a branch of Social Studies

  • 25 April 2018
  • Posted by: Jonnett Johnson
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Geography as a branch of Social Studies
Students’ age range: 10-12
Main subject: Social studies
Topic: Introduction to Geography
 
Description: Engagement:
Students will be shown a video entitled ‘Geography Matters’. They will be asked to deduce the meaning of geography after watching the video. Teacher and students will then work together in order to create a working definition of the concept; this will be noted on the w/board.

Exploration:
Students will be placed in groups; they will be asked to re-watch the video. As a group they will identify and discuss the different aspects/ branches of geography showcased in the video. The groups will ask a representative to share their findings. These will be captured on the w/board. A discussion will ensue, and the non-responses will be eliminated.

Explanation:
Students will be asked to explain the importance of geography in helping human beings to manage their environment properly in order to have a clean and safe place to live, work and grow their families. Teacher and students will be engaged in discussion in order to justify the student’s findings.

Elaboration:
Students will be given blank graphic organizers and use relevant pictorial evidence to complete the graphic organizers highlighting the branches of geography from the class discussion. They will be asked to write a paragraph to explain their graphic organizers. The teacher will supervise them as they work collaboratively.



Elements of a Story

  • 23 April 2018
  • Posted by: shushannie Allen
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Elements of a Story
Students’ age range: 08-10
Main subject: Language arts and literature
Topic: Analysing Characters
 
Description: Procedure :
1. Introduction
Students will be shown a video which demonstates how identify character traits and how to analyse a character. The video has caption for the student that is hearing impaired.
Teacher will show students the cover of the novel and the students will state what kind of characters might be in it and the trait tey might possess.

2. Teacher and students will read chapter 1 alternately and discuss the Little they learn about the character

3. The class will be seperated into five groups where the Jigsaw technique will be employed. Each group will be assigned a chapter between chapters 2 and 6. They will be given the responsibility of Reading the chapter assigned to them and summarize and share and at the end of each chapter. The teacher will facilitate this process to ensure no main point gets lost.

4. students will use the Fish bowl tecnique stategy to discuss the characters. Teacher will write questionson the board to facilitate discussion. Teacher will also intervene where necessary as a praticipant in the Fish bowl to put ideas accross. Before the activity begins, the teacher will explain the technique and lay the ground rules.


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