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Lesson Plan for form 4 for Thursday 12th and Friday 13th, April, 2018

  • 29 April 2018
  • Posted by: Miriam Jno Baptiste
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Lesson Plan for form 4 for Thursday 12th and Friday 13th, April, 2018
Students’ age range: 16-18
Main subject: Social studies
Topic: The Labor Force : Unemployment
Type of device: Laptop
 
Description: Step 1: The lesson started with a warm up which is a simple question and answer oral review on the material that was covered in the previous lesson. The students learned what the Labour Force is and how people become part of it. Step 2: Introduction the concept of ‘unemployment’. Students suggested possible definitions for unemployment then have them wrote down and recited the correct definition given by the teacher. Step 3: Using the ‘Fish Bowl’ Method to do group activity. The students were placed in groups of three and were allowed to work on three ítems from the list of causes of unemployment. The students were very enthusiastic about this topic. The seemed to possess a wealth of knowledge about unemployment and were able to give examples of people they know who are unemployed. It was also amazing to see how correctly they were able to define the term. As always, the students were excited to work in groups where they were able to discuss their ideas and contribute to the class. They were very welcoming of using the Fish Bowl method of discussion and everyone participated fully. After each group presented their solutions to the causes of employment, the other students outside the circle were allowed to question them as to how effective their solutins would be and they were also allowed to make their own suggestions. The discussion was wholesome, enjoyable and, most of all, a tremendous learing experience.

Living a healthy lifestyle

  • 22 April 2018
  • Posted by: Charis Tai-Foek
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Living a healthy lifestyle
Students’ age range: 14-16
Main subject: Health
Topic: Bryan eats Healthy
Type of device: Smartphone
 
Description: After the students are warmly welcomed, a few rules are announced. * Be an open-minded learner * Listen very carefully and try to write down your notes and questions as much as possible * When you have a question please raise your hand * Pay close attention to what is aked of you To the students 3 – 5 minutes is given to observe the classroom and each student of a group is asked to give his /her opinion what he/ she has perceived. They may give the answer which topic will be discussed. What is meant by a healthy lifestyle. What is a healthy lifestyle A lifestyle that helps to keep and improve people’s health A healthy lifestyle leaves you fit, energetic and at reduced risk for disease, based on the choices you make about your daily habits. Good nutrition, daily exercise and adequate sleep are the foundations for continuing good health. Assignment I : Four groups each have an assignment (30 minutes) Group A : Look for pictures in the magazines that relate to a healthy lifestyle Group B: Make a drawing that relates to your way of living a healthy lifestyle Group C: Draw a mindmap with everything that comes to mind that relates to a healthy lifestyle Group D: Write your own short story (Maximum 300 words) how you would live a healthy lifestyle Groupspresentation: each group has 5 -7 minutes to present to their fellow-students what they were assigned to do.(Feedback is required) There are different ways to live a healthy lifestyle. Some of them are: * Eating healthy food and drinking healthy beverages * Paying attention to your hygiene * Get some excercise * Avoid unhealthy habits * Get some good sleep The students have the ability to use their mobile phone and log into kahoot.it to play the given quiz “Living a healthy lifestyle”. In the quiz the student have to choose the correct answers of the following 3 questions. (1). Which benefits does living a healthy lifestyle bring A. Better physique C. Improves mood B. Energy Boosts D. Low resistance( 2). In the video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pli6HH4Tb7Y) you just saw a few consequences / diseases that are associated to an unhealthy lifestyle. Wich one does not belong here: A. High blood pressure C. Feeling sad B. Diabetes D. Feeling fluent (3). For a healthy lifestyle how much water or juice should you drink at least per day? A. 1 Liter C. 3 Liters B. 2 Liters D. More than 3 Liters Assignment : Role play Each group gets to choose one of the given scenarios * A parent is disappointed when a planned family meal falls apart. It turns out that the child ate pizza following after school activities and has no appetite for the family dinner.The child loves pizza and complains that there are too many foods he hates to eat at home. Why can’t we have more pizza at home? *Bryan’s classmate isn’t very unhygienic. The children in the classroom make fun of that student. Bryan knows what the consequences if someone lives such a life. Bryan wants to make this student aware and takes the following precautionary...
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