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Unit plan "My City" developed by TLEinC. ICE UAB Teacher trainers group work, 2013. Primary intermediate or high level

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Unit plan my city

  1. 1. TLEinC. ICE UAB Teacher trainers group work, 2013PROJECT My CityGRADE TIMMING TERM SCHOOL YEAR TEACHERCicle Superior (5 or 6) 5 sessions (45’) 2nd termCROSS CURRICULAR AIMTIC, art and crafts, maths, geography and historyKnowing their own city is also a way to know many aspects of social and civic life of theirenvironment.In this project, students will do a research on different aspects of their city (or another differentone). They will develop a full project obtaining information on their own, they will prepare adisplay choosing the media they want, and they will present the research in front of the class.MATERIAL The city plan. Information about different city tours. A camera. A video camera. Tourist Brochures, magazines, books…LEARNING GOALS KEY COMPETENCIES ASSESSMENT CRITERIA To do a research on different aspects of theircity using different media To do a display (Power Point, Poster, a model,a video, a prezi…) with the information theygot. To present the final outcome in front of theclass To appreciate the other works Audiovisual and new technologies Social competence. Learning to learn Audiovisual and new technologies Artistic Mathematics Personal autonomy Learning to learn Communicativeo Readingo Asking for informationo Speakingo Writingo Interaction Social competence Learning to learn1They get information and usedifferent sources for it (Self andpeer assessment grids)2 They actively participate (Selfassessment grid)3 They organize the informationin a coherent and clear way(Peer assessment grid)4 They collaborate in theimplementation of the display(Self and peer assessment grids)5 They express the work done ina understandable way (Rubricfor the assessment ofcommunication)6 They listen with interest andthey are eager to learn fromothers (peer and self assessmentgrids)
  2. 2. TLEinC. ICE UAB Teacher trainers group work, 2013CONTENT Vocabulary Buildings and Places: shops, cinemas, restaurants, cathedral, etc. Urban furniture: Bench, traffic lights, post box… Directions: right, left, straight on… Traditions and Events. Inhabitants. Structures There is/ are. Comparatives bigger, shorter. Greetings: Sorry, thank you, please, excuse me. How do I get?TEACHING / LEARNING ACTIVITIES 1stsession The teacher explains the objective of the project. What do you know about your/the city? (Shops, buildings, hospitals... A brainstorm about places in a city) Displays about something related to cities: maps, Power Points, pictures, Google maps... Explain about the final outcome 2ndsession Make the groups (three or four pupils). We can give them a script about what they can do/research: Markets: number of stalls, number of workers, timetables... Shopping: markets, shops, shopping centres, stores... Leisure: cinemas, museums, theatres, parks... Buildings: church, monastery, historical ones... Outdoor activities: parks, forest,,, Famous people: inventors, actors, scientists, writers... Health: hospital, private/public health centres... Art: galleries, sculptures... Education: private/public schools, academies... Linguistic landscape: signs with different languages, multicultural festivities... Eating: restaurants (trails), bars, pubs, bakeries... We should think about different possibilities to present the projects: Power Point, Prezi, dossier, poster, digital poster, a tourist guide, ads, amap, a tour, an interview, a city/street/building model... It depends on the final product they (students) would like.
  3. 3. TLEinC. ICE UAB Teacher trainers group work, 2013 We should split/distribute the tasks, Think about the material we are going to need Think about how are we going to do it? Ask students to bring information to the class for the next session, photos (their own photos), brochures, … 3rdand 4thsessions Use information and different sources to start doing the display. Teacher provides extra resources (maps, Hands on! 5thand 6th sessions Presentations Teacher provides the peer assessment worksheet Final Round Up.Comments and observations:

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