Tour of a life time
Essential question: Can I be a good tour guide? Learning Outcomes: Language: LO1 Listening - The learner respects other learners by giving them a chance to speak and listening to them. The learner asks and answers simple questions. LO2 Speaking - The learner interviews people for a particular purpose. The learner contributes to group and class discussions. The learner acts in culturally appropriate ways by showing awareness of social and cultural differences. The learner will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in spoken language in a wide variety of situations. LO3 Reading - The learner makes meaning of written text. The learner will be able to read and view for information, enjoyment and respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts. LO4 Writing - The learner drafts a piece of writing for different purposes. The learner publishes their own writing. The learner will be able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes. LO5 Thinking and Reasoning - The learner will be able to use language to think and reason, as well as to access, process and use information for learning. LO6 Language Structure and Use - Learners will know and be able to use the sounds, words and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts. Life Orientation: LO2 Social Development -
The learner will be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to constitutional rights and responsibilities, and to show an understanding of diverse cultures and religions. Mathematics: LO5 Data Handling - The learner will be able to collect, summarize, display and critically analyze data in order to draw conclusions and make predictions. Natural Sciences: LO2 Constructing Science Knowledge - The learner will know and be able to interpret and apply scientific, technological and environmental knowledge. Social Sciences – History: LO1 Historical Enquiry - The learner will be able to use enquiry skills to investigate the past and the present. Social Sciences: Geography LO2 Geographical Knowledge and Understanding - The learner will be able to demonstrate geographical and environmental knowledge and understanding. Technology: LO2 Technological Knowledge and Understanding - The learner will be able to understand and apply relevant technological knowledge ethically and responsibly.
Required Resources: Computers with Internet connection and email, experts, teachers, parents, friends, peers and students from other schools. Brochures, books, newspapers.
How will this project help the class, school, community or world? Our team consists of a team of 6 students. They are in grades 3,5 and 6. They will not only involve and affect students and teachers in their own classes, but also their entire schools and communities, as they will be included in the surveys and interviews. In the process we expose our own cities as tourist attractions to the world. This group of 6 students is from 2 different schools in 2 different cities. In the progress project they will improve the following 21st century skills: Learning and Innovation Skills, Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Communication and Collaboration, Information, Media and Technology Skills, Information Literacy, Media Literacy, ICT Literacy, Life and Career Skills, Flexibility and Adaptability, Initiative and Self-Direction, Social and Cross-Cultural Skills, Productivity and Accountability, Leadership and Responsibility. Higher Order Thinking: Cognitive Processes: understand, apply, analyze, evaluate, and create. Knowledge Dimension: Factual, conceptual, procedural, metacognitive knowledge.
Geography & Travel > Travel
12 Jan 2009 - 04 May 2009