Creation Stories - Geography <ul><li>Do now:  </li></ul><ul><li>Play a game of Chinese whispers. What does this suggest to...
Term Outline Enquiry Questions Where did NZ come from? Where did NZers come from? Why is NZ unique? Who are the Kiwis?  Ro...
Lesson Objectives <ul><li>To make a criticism about the theory of Continental Drift. </li></ul><ul><li>To explain Bloom’s ...
Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>Bloom’s Taxonomy  is a  way of defining skills in various levels of difficulties.  </li></ul><ul>...
Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>We will be using Blooms throughout this unit. When you are asked questions you will be given ques...
Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>Extension work will be given from higher up the bands. </li></ul><ul><li>Task: </li></ul><ul><li>...
Continental Drift <ul><li>Watch the video about </li></ul><ul><li>Continental Drift. </li></ul><ul><li>1. In your own word...
The Theory of Continental Drift <ul><li>Your teacher will now hand you a mapping resource. </li></ul><ul><li>Using your at...
But what about New Zealand? <ul><li>Consider the Southern Alps and other volcanoes here in NZ as you watch the video about...
Two or more theories <ul><li>From what you have watched and discussed this lesson and using your prior knowledge, answer t...
Opposing view <ul><li>A strong perspective takes into account different views. Answer the question again using the sentenc...
Personal Response <ul><li>When you express your opinion it is always important that it has been reasoned through well. </l...
Remember your Homework! <ul><li>Go to the Discussion Board on Blackboard.  </li></ul><ul><li>You must contribute to the di...
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L2 Creation Stories - Geography

  1. 1. Creation Stories - Geography <ul><li>Do now: </li></ul><ul><li>Play a game of Chinese whispers. What does this suggest to you about stories told by word of mouth? </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>To explain how Bloom’s taxonomy works. </li></ul><ul><li>To describe a scientific theory for the creation of NZ. </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words: </li></ul><ul><li>Gondwalaland </li></ul><ul><li>Continental Drift </li></ul><ul><li>Pangaea </li></ul>
  2. 2. Term Outline Enquiry Questions Where did NZ come from? Where did NZers come from? Why is NZ unique? Who are the Kiwis? Role models and national identity What is NZ’s relationship with the world? What is the future of New Zealand? Lesson Key Questions What is the Maori explanation for the creation of New Zealand? What are the geographical explanations for the creation of NZ? Who discovered New Zealand? Moriori, Maori and Europeans Who were the first immigrants? Iwi and Tauiwi Who else settled in New Zealand? Asia and the Pacific.
  3. 3. Lesson Objectives <ul><li>To make a criticism about the theory of Continental Drift. </li></ul><ul><li>To explain Bloom’s Taxonomy. </li></ul><ul><li>To describe a scientific theory for the creation of NZ. </li></ul>All A Few All Create Argument
  4. 4. Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>Bloom’s Taxonomy is a way of defining skills in various levels of difficulties. </li></ul><ul><li>The skills required are easiest at the bottom of the pyramid and become harder as you progress to the top. </li></ul>Create Argument
  5. 5. Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>We will be using Blooms throughout this unit. When you are asked questions you will be given questions from across the levels shown here. </li></ul><ul><li>Simple comprehension is a band 1 skill: Remembering. </li></ul><ul><li>Applying your knowledge in a different situation is a band 4 skill. </li></ul>Create Argument
  6. 6. Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>Extension work will be given from higher up the bands. </li></ul><ul><li>Task: </li></ul><ul><li>Copy the title ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy’ into your book and draw the pyramid underneath it. </li></ul>Create Argument
  7. 7. Continental Drift <ul><li>Watch the video about </li></ul><ul><li>Continental Drift. </li></ul><ul><li>1. In your own words, describe the theory of Continental Drift. (3 sentences) Use the following words in your answer: </li></ul><ul><li>Pangaea </li></ul><ul><li>Gondwanaland </li></ul><ul><li>2. What two plates does New Zealand lie between? </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Theory of Continental Drift <ul><li>Your teacher will now hand you a mapping resource. </li></ul><ul><li>Using your atlas and your own knowledge, label the following areas on both maps. </li></ul><ul><li>North America </li></ul><ul><li>South America </li></ul><ul><li>Africa </li></ul><ul><li>India </li></ul><ul><li>Antarctica </li></ul><ul><li>Australia </li></ul><ul><li>New Zealand </li></ul>
  9. 9. But what about New Zealand? <ul><li>Consider the Southern Alps and other volcanoes here in NZ as you watch the video about the Himalayas. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Two or more theories <ul><li>From what you have watched and discussed this lesson and using your prior knowledge, answer the following question: </li></ul><ul><li>How did New Zealand come into existence? (4 sentences) </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: </li></ul><ul><li>It is very important that you give reasons for your answer. Explain why you think what you think! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Opposing view <ul><li>A strong perspective takes into account different views. Answer the question again using the sentence starter provided: </li></ul><ul><li>How did New Zealand come into existence? </li></ul><ul><li>(4 sentences) </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence starter: </li></ul><ul><li>Another view about where New Zealand came from is... </li></ul>
  12. 12. Personal Response <ul><li>When you express your opinion it is always important that it has been reasoned through well. </li></ul><ul><li>Write 2 sentences about which of the theories you think is more likely to be correct. Provide a reason for your opinion. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Remember your Homework! <ul><li>Go to the Discussion Board on Blackboard. </li></ul><ul><li>You must contribute to the discussion by answering one of the following questions: </li></ul><ul><li>What is the most interesting thing you know about New Zealand history or culture. </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>What do you like the best about this country? </li></ul>

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