Me In My Environment Year 3 Unit Plan! Curriculum Area : Technology Strand:   Technological Practice Develops a plan that ...
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  1. 1. Me In My Environment Year 3 Unit Plan! Curriculum Area : Technology Strand: Technological Practice Develops a plan that identifies the key stages and the resources required to complete an outcome Curriculum Area: Health & PE Strand: HCE Explore how people’s attitudes and values and actions contribute to healthy physical and social environments. Curriculum Area : The Arts Strand: Visual (photography, sketching, colour/ texture exploration), Sound Arts (environmental) Actions: To produce a whole school vision map for the creation of a sustainable school environment for people & nature. ( Hard copy and digital for sharing.) Attitudes/Values : Kaitiakitanga Co-operation & concern for all forms of life in our community & wider environment. Innovation, inquiry and curiosity, ecological sustainability. Skills : Investigate, observe & experience our surroundings. Share, record and analyse maps & info. Consult with others & make decisions together. Key Dimensions: IN ABOUT FOR Key Concepts: Interdependence Sustainability Personal & Social Responsibility & Action Biodiversity Assessment : Whole class map that reflects students ideas & feelings about the health & sustainability of the school environment - Whole school map. Documentation of the processes. Self assessment/rubrics for Key Competencies and Habits of Mind. <ul><li>Learning Outcomes : Students will: </li></ul><ul><li>Build knowledge and understanding of what they know & feel about their environment & can observe in their surroundings. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a class Enviro Scrapbook/Blog as a record of the learning (updated weekly or more). </li></ul><ul><li>Explore key concepts & relate them to the school situation. </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct a survey of sustainability in the school. </li></ul><ul><li>Recap & summarise key learning about the school environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Vision Map that represents the values, principles and ideas of the whole class and whole school. What do we value in our school? </li></ul>Curriculum Area: English Constructs text that demonstrate a growing awareness of audience and purpose through appropriate choice of content, language and text form. Curriculum Area : Maths Create and use simple maps to show position and direction. Conduct investigations using statistical enquiry cycle (survey, pictogram). Curriculum Area : Social Sciences Understand that people have different roles and responsibilities as part of their participation in groups. Curriculum Area : Science Strand: PE&B: Describe how natural features are changed and resources affected by natural events and human actions. Learning Experiences : See Activity Guide in the ‘Me In My Environment’ section, Enviroschools Kit. Key Competencies: Thinking, Participating and Contributing , Using Language, Symbols and Text, Managing Self , Relating to Others Habits of Mind : Wonderment and Awe Topic: Me In My Environment ‘Considering the world we are a part of and how we can make decisions to manage & improve the quality of the school’s physical & social environment. Level: 1/2
  2. 2. Me In My Environment Year 3 Term Planner! What would you change? What can you measure? What can you learn? D: Kaitiaki… E: Living… F: Designing… What can you learn? A:Inter-reateness B: There are limits… C: We have.. What can you observe? What do you know now? Learning Guide Pool of Knowledge (all classes) - see kit Pool of Knowledge (all classes) - see kit Pool of Knowledge (all classes) - see kit Pool of Knowledge (all classes) - see kit Pool of Knowledge (all classes) - see kit Pool of Knowledge (all classes) - see kit Pool of Knowledge (all classes) - see kit Week 3-4 EnviroSurvey p121 (all classes) EnviroSurvey p121 (all classes) EnviroSurvey p121 (all classes) EnviroSurvey p121 (all classes) EnviroSurvey p121 (all classes) EnviroSurvey p121 (all classes) EnviroSurvey p121 (all classes) Week 2 Kaitiakitanga p104 Decisions Decisions p109 Various Values p111 Playing Our Part p113 Design An Object p119 Design An Object p119 Kaitiakitanga p104 Decisions Decisions p109 Kaitiakitanga p104 Various Values p111 Playing Our Part p113 Sustainability Puzzle (see cover) (all classes) Design An Object p119 Term 2 Week 1 Rangi & Papa p79 Tane & Tangaroa p98 Mihi to Rangi & Papa p79 Rangi & Papa p79 Tane & Tangaroa p98 If Earth were p101 Last Sunflower p102 World in a Lunchbox p103 Web of Life 1 & 2 p95-7 Sustainability Photos Make a Tree p78 Rangi & Papa p79 Rangi & Papa p79 Tane & Tangaroa p98 Make a Tree p78 Mihi to Rangi & Papa p79 Last Sunflower p102 World in a Lunchbox p103 Week 8-9 A Day in the life of.. P77 (ll classes)) Close Encounters (See, Taste & Smell) p71, 74 A Day in the life of..p77 Restless Minds p68 Alphabet Hike p70 Close Encounters (Touch) p73 Pattern Hunt p75 Word Hunt p69 Alphabet Hike p70 Close Encounters (Hear) p72 Pattern Hunt p75 Week 7 Pepeha (all classes) maybe done wk 1 - 5 Mapping My Place p62 Sounds & Colours p63 Special Places Social Profile Pepeha (all classes) maybe done wk 1 - 5 Special Places p66 Social Profile p67 Sounds & Colours p63 Pepeha p64 Special Places p66 (all classes) Mapping My Place p62 Term 1 Week 6 Te Reo Maori Social Sciences Science/ Technology Health & PE The Arts English Maths Me in My Environment
  3. 3. Staff reflection on the Term unit ‘Me in My Environment’ Children’s reflection on the term and the processes they went through. Community reflection on involvement in the processes (ie Envirogroup participation/Vision map consultation) Documentation for facilitator (photos, scrapbooks, story boards, art etc) <ul><li>Each classes ideas have been collated into an overall school vision map that everyone agrees is the basis for creating a sustainable school. </li></ul><ul><li>The vision map is on display for the school and community to view & its use has been decided upon. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers, students & community have a guiding vision to work towards, to plan for and to make happen! </li></ul><ul><li>Whole school, community & children’s participation and involvement in the whole school map is evident. </li></ul>Mapping a WHOLE SCHOOL VISION! Mapping a WHOLE SCHOOL VISION! Mapping a WHOLE SCHOOL VISION! Learning Guide Reflective Assessment Goals reached at the end of the Term Week 7 Week 6 Integrated Activities Mapping the whole school vision will need to be steered by your Enviro group who will co-ordinate and communicate with different groups in the school community. Sharing class ideas: Pools of Knowledge or class maps shared with the school community. May be a whole school exhibition/Community tour/Classroom tour/Hui/Open afternoon? Compiling Draft Vision Map: Establish guiding principles/sort ideas/create stroyboards/explore icons Consultation with BOT, staff and other groups: May be done at council meeting or at an open evening! Drawing final Vision Map: Use your community! Any expertise out there? Vision Map Use: What will it be used for? Prioritising class projects/raising awareness/reflection/funding applications? Whole school assemblies/class visits to view/share what classes have been doing. Display vision map and actions on plasma screen in Office Week 5 Te Reo Maori Social Studies Scienc e/Technology Health & PE The Arts English Maths Me in My Environment

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